The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 74 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.60% - 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% - 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £24,000 - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
SEO
North East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
555 412 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 83.33% 82.90% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 435 371 318
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,646 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,730 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SEO
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SEO Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

SEO
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £24,000 -
SEO
North East

SEO
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Zend
2 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Magento
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Zend