The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 44 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Permanent jobs citing SEO 22 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.12% 1.21% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 1.56% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 7
Average salary £27,436 £40,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.41% +77.77%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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 Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 450 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 76.40% 77.99% 80.53%
Number of salaries quoted 306 338 232
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,066 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SEO
Salary Trend in Watford

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

SEO Salary Trend in Watford

SEO
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Watford

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 22 (95.65%) Analytics
2 17 (73.91%) Google
2 17 (73.91%) Google Analytics
3 16 (69.57%) Content Management
4 15 (65.22%) Social Media
5 14 (60.87%) Copywriting
6 9 (39.13%) Project Management
7 8 (34.78%) Marketing
8 6 (26.09%) Time Management
8 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (21.74%) B2B
9 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (13.04%) Umbraco
10 3 (13.04%) FMCG
10 3 (13.04%) Business Development
10 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
10 3 (13.04%) B2C
10 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
10 3 (13.04%) Web Analytics
10 3 (13.04%) Pay per click
11 2 (8.70%) CMS
11 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
11 2 (8.70%) Finance
11 2 (8.70%) HTML
11 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
11 2 (8.70%) CSS
11 2 (8.70%) Email Marketing
11 2 (8.70%) Kinect
11 2 (8.70%) Mobile App

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 3 (13.04%) Umbraco
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 17 (73.91%) Google Analytics
General
1 8 (34.78%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Communications Officer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Communications Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Account Director
3 2 (8.70%) Account Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Account Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Account Director
4 1 (4.35%) Campaign Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Social Media
2 14 (60.87%) Copywriting
3 3 (13.04%) FMCG
4 2 (8.70%) Kinect
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (4.35%) User Experience
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Analytics
2 16 (69.57%) Content Management
3 9 (39.13%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) Time Management
5 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) B2B
6 3 (13.04%) B2C
6 3 (13.04%) Web Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Pay per click
6 3 (13.04%) Business Development
6 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Content Management
7 2 (8.70%) Email Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Campaign Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Google
Watford, Hertfordshire
Action For Children
Salary: £32,201- £35,930 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago