The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 12 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.94% - 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% - 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
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 Walsall region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
46 68 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 67.65% 83.95% 80.26%
Number of salaries quoted 38 58 59
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £43,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

SEO
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

SEO Salary Trend in Walsall

SEO
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Facebook