The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 54 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing SEO 6 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.24% 0.75% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.88% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Median salary £29,250 £37,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +74.41%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
428 456 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 88.61% 85.55% 87.24%
Number of salaries quoted 353 367 326
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in Watford

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for SEO.

1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Google Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) Google
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) WordPress
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media Management
4 1 (16.67%) FMCG
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Blog
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Campaign Management
4 1 (16.67%) Email Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) CAD
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Telemarketing
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (16.67%) Brand Awareness
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Google Analytics Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) SEO Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) CAD Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Executive
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing Executive
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing Executive
2 1 (16.67%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blog
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) CAD
2 1 (16.67%) Campaign Management
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Email Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media Management
2 1 (16.67%) Telemarketing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter