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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 68 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing SEO 11 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.99% 1.37% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.57% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 7
Average salary £37,500 £24,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.51% -41.76%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
472 511 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.35% 87.80% 80.19%
Number of salaries quoted 355 359 191
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Watford

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (96.97%) Analytics
2 27 (81.82%) Google
2 27 (81.82%) Google Analytics
3 22 (66.67%) Content Management
4 17 (51.52%) Social Media
5 16 (48.48%) Project Management
6 15 (45.45%) Marketing
6 15 (45.45%) Copywriting
7 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (30.30%) B2B
8 10 (30.30%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (21.21%) Finance
10 7 (21.21%) Email Marketing
10 7 (21.21%) Kinect
10 7 (21.21%) Raspberry Pi
10 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
11 6 (18.18%) Umbraco
11 6 (18.18%) Resource Management
12 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
12 5 (15.15%) Time Management
13 3 (9.09%) FMCG
13 3 (9.09%) Business Development
13 3 (9.09%) Web Analytics
13 3 (9.09%) Pay per click
13 3 (9.09%) CMS
13 3 (9.09%) Retail
13 3 (9.09%) B2C
13 3 (9.09%) HTML
13 3 (9.09%) Photoshop

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (18.18%) Umbraco
2 3 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (81.82%) Google Analytics
General
1 15 (45.45%) Marketing
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Communications Officer
2 7 (21.21%) Digital Account Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Digital Account Director
2 7 (21.21%) Account Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Account Director
3 6 (18.18%) Communications Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Social Media Executive
5 2 (6.06%) Copywriter
6 1 (3.03%) Content Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Web Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Social Media
2 15 (45.45%) Copywriting
3 7 (21.21%) Kinect
3 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
3 7 (21.21%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (9.09%) FMCG
5 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.06%) Blog
6 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Analytics
2 22 (66.67%) Content Management
3 16 (48.48%) Project Management
4 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (30.30%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (30.30%) B2B
6 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.21%) Email Marketing
8 6 (18.18%) Resource Management
9 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
9 5 (15.15%) Time Management
10 3 (9.09%) B2C
10 3 (9.09%) Web Analytics
10 3 (9.09%) Pay per click
10 3 (9.09%) Business Development
11 2 (6.06%) Link Building
11 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (6.06%) Digital Content Management
11 2 (6.06%) Data Management
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Google
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Omniture