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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 48 59 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs citing SEO 17 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.46% 1.80% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 2.17% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 9
Average salary £34,066 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.83% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +5.83%
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
381 508 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 77.60% 83.28% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 268 377 189
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,066 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Watford

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (100.00%) Analytics
2 25 (83.33%) Google
2 25 (83.33%) Google Analytics
3 21 (70.00%) Content Management
4 16 (53.33%) Project Management
5 15 (50.00%) Social Media
6 14 (46.67%) Copywriting
7 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (40.00%) Marketing
9 10 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (33.33%) B2B
10 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (23.33%) Finance
11 7 (23.33%) Kinect
11 7 (23.33%) Email Marketing
11 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
11 7 (23.33%) Raspberry Pi
12 6 (20.00%) Resource Management
12 6 (20.00%) Umbraco
13 5 (16.67%) Time Management
14 3 (10.00%) FMCG
14 3 (10.00%) Business Development
14 3 (10.00%) Pay per click
14 3 (10.00%) Web Analytics
14 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
14 3 (10.00%) B2C
15 2 (6.67%) HTML
15 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
15 2 (6.67%) CSS
15 2 (6.67%) Management Information System

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 25 (83.33%) Google Analytics
General
1 12 (40.00%) Marketing
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Communications Officer
2 7 (23.33%) Account Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Digital Account Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Digital Account Director
2 7 (23.33%) Account Director
3 6 (20.00%) Communications Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Social Media
2 14 (46.67%) Copywriting
3 7 (23.33%) Kinect
3 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
3 7 (23.33%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (10.00%) FMCG
5 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Analytics
2 21 (70.00%) Content Management
3 16 (53.33%) Project Management
4 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (33.33%) B2B
6 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (23.33%) Email Marketing
8 6 (20.00%) Resource Management
9 5 (16.67%) Time Management
10 3 (10.00%) Business Development
10 3 (10.00%) Pay per click
10 3 (10.00%) Web Analytics
10 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (10.00%) B2C
11 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (6.67%) Digital Content Management
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Google
Watford, Hertfordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago