The table below looks at the statistics for the SEO Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist
Rank 229 209 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Specialist 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.018% 0.020% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.020% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+14.40% -1.66%
SEO Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5404 4882 4072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.09% 96.88% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4505 4255 3357
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SEO Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO Specialist in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SEO Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SEO Specialist
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SEO Specialist Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SEO Specialist
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 £28,000 -
SEO Specialist
England

SEO Specialist
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SEO Specialist in their job title 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 with SEO Specialist in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SEO
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) AdWords
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) Link Building
3 1 (33.33%) Facebook
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Internet Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) Online Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) NEC

SEO Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited SEO Specialist in their job title 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 with SEO Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) AdWords
1 3 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 3 (100.00%) SEO
2 2 (66.67%) Link Building
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Internet Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Online Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (33.33%) NEC
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter