The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 20 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.02% - 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% - 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £40,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
SEO
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 89 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 73.47% 59.73% 82.31%
Number of salaries quoted 64 70 86
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

SEO
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

SEO Salary Trend in Stevenage

SEO
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SEO Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) SEO Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google