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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 47 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 20 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.31% 1.28% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 1.59% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 3
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £40,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,550 £43,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
519 441 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 85.93% 80.47% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 472 386 385
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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
Tamworth - 10 £30,000 -
Stafford - 6 £31,250 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent +2 2 £33,750 -22.85%
SEO
West Midlands

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 43 (91.49%) HTML
1 43 (91.49%) CSS
1 43 (91.49%) Google
2 42 (89.36%) Analytics
3 41 (87.23%) Google Analytics
4 40 (85.11%) Web Development
5 24 (51.06%) Web Services
6 23 (48.94%) RESTful
6 23 (48.94%) Marketing
7 22 (46.81%) E-Commerce
7 22 (46.81%) C#
7 22 (46.81%) .NET
7 22 (46.81%) MVC
7 22 (46.81%) Retail
8 21 (44.68%) CMS
8 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
8 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET
8 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (42.55%) HTML5
9 20 (42.55%) hybris
9 20 (42.55%) Photoshop
10 19 (40.43%) Oracle
10 19 (40.43%) IBM
10 19 (40.43%) ATG
10 19 (40.43%) Product Management
10 19 (40.43%) Tag Management
10 19 (40.43%) WebSphere
10 19 (40.43%) Time Management
10 19 (40.43%) Email Marketing

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 21 (44.68%) CMS
2 19 (40.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.13%) nginx
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (87.23%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) Ant
2 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Phing
2 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 23 (48.94%) Marketing
2 22 (46.81%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 19 (40.43%) Online Merchandiser
3 18 (38.30%) .NET Developer
4 9 (19.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (19.15%) C# Developer
5 8 (17.02%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (10.64%) HTML Developer
7 4 (8.51%) ASP Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Development Team Leader
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
7 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Junior
8 3 (6.38%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (91.49%) CSS
1 43 (91.49%) HTML
2 24 (51.06%) Web Services
3 23 (48.94%) RESTful
4 22 (46.81%) .NET
5 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET
5 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (42.55%) HTML5
7 16 (34.04%) jQuery
8 12 (25.53%) Ajax
9 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.13%) CSS3
10 1 (2.13%) Java EE
10 1 (2.13%) JSP
10 1 (2.13%) LAMP
10 1 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (2.13%) Memcached
10 1 (2.13%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (2.13%) Servlets
10 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) EPoS
2 2 (4.26%) Social Media
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (89.36%) Analytics
2 40 (85.11%) Web Development
3 22 (46.81%) E-Commerce
3 22 (46.81%) MVC
4 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (40.43%) Email Marketing
5 19 (40.43%) Product Management
5 19 (40.43%) Tag Management
5 19 (40.43%) Time Management
6 15 (31.91%) Unit Testing
7 8 (17.02%) OO
8 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.26%) B2B
10 2 (4.26%) Change Control
10 2 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.26%) Pay per click
10 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.26%) Web Analytics
11 1 (2.13%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) C#
2 21 (44.68%) JavaScript
3 13 (27.66%) SQL
4 5 (10.64%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 43 (91.49%) Google
2 20 (42.55%) hybris
3 19 (40.43%) ATG
3 19 (40.43%) IBM
3 19 (40.43%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Omniture
Stafford, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago