The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 68 58 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Permanent jobs citing SEO 11 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.53% 2.08% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.66% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 22
Average salary £36,250 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.61% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £23,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
SEO
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
517 527 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.11% 78.42% 77.17%
Number of salaries quoted 407 447 309
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SEO
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Staffordshire region.

SEO Salary Trend in Staffordshire

SEO
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -7 2 £35,000 -5.40%
Lichfield - 2 £38,750 -
Stafford - 1 £31,000 -
SEO
West Midlands

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO.

1 46 (90.20%) JavaScript
2 42 (82.35%) HTML
3 40 (78.43%) .NET
4 39 (76.47%) CSS
5 35 (68.63%) SQL Server
6 34 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 34 (66.67%) XHTML
6 34 (66.67%) HTML5
7 33 (64.71%) SQL
8 31 (60.78%) VB.NET
8 31 (60.78%) XML
8 31 (60.78%) XSLT
8 31 (60.78%) N-Tier
8 31 (60.78%) SOA
8 31 (60.78%) Ajax
8 31 (60.78%) JIRA
8 31 (60.78%) AccuRev
8 31 (60.78%) CSS3
8 31 (60.78%) Unit Testing
8 31 (60.78%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (56.86%) TDD
10 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (50.98%) Document Management
11 22 (43.14%) jQuery
12 15 (29.41%) C#
13 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
14 9 (17.65%) PHP
14 9 (17.65%) MySQL
15 8 (15.69%) MVC
15 8 (15.69%) Degree

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.76%) Node.js
2 5 (9.80%) CMS
3 3 (5.88%) WordPress
3 3 (5.88%) Joomla!
4 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.96%) Stata
2 1 (1.96%) SPSS
2 1 (1.96%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon S3
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon SQS
1 6 (11.76%) ElastiCache
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.96%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (68.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) MySQL
3 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (60.78%) JIRA
2 3 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (9.80%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Games
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (80.39%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) VB.NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (17.65%) PHP Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Web Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Marketing Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce Web Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Junior
9 2 (3.92%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Junior PHP Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior PHP Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (82.35%) HTML
2 40 (78.43%) .NET
3 39 (76.47%) CSS
4 34 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 34 (66.67%) XHTML
4 34 (66.67%) HTML5
5 31 (60.78%) XML
5 31 (60.78%) XSLT
5 31 (60.78%) Ajax
5 31 (60.78%) CSS3
6 22 (43.14%) jQuery
7 6 (11.76%) Web Services
8 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
8 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.88%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 31 (60.78%) N-Tier
2 6 (11.76%) Social Media
3 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (1.96%) Economics
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.96%) New Media
5 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) SOA
1 31 (60.78%) Unit Testing
1 31 (60.78%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (56.86%) TDD
3 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (50.98%) Document Management
4 8 (15.69%) MVC
5 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.80%) Web Development
6 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (7.84%) Pay per click
7 3 (5.88%) Web Design
7 3 (5.88%) OOP
8 2 (3.92%) Campaign Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.96%) Propensity Modelling
9 1 (1.96%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) Analytics
9 1 (1.96%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 46 (90.20%) JavaScript
2 33 (64.71%) SQL
3 31 (60.78%) VB.NET
4 15 (29.41%) C#
5 9 (17.65%) PHP
6 5 (9.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) AccuRev
2 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) Omniture
4 1 (1.96%) DoubleClick
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago