The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 18
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - - 6.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
SEO
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 178 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 83.58% 76.39% 76.40%
Number of salaries quoted 99 149 54
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

SEO
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

SEO Salary Trend in Wakefield

SEO
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
1 4 (100.00%) SSH
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) mod_rewrite

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) mod_rewrite
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe