The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England / West Midlands
Rank 169 165 176
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing SEO 44 52 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 1.02% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.17% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 34
Median salary £36,500 £32,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +2.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £44,750 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4328 4436 4234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.71% 86.91% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3369 3677 3685
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,902
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,728 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SEO
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SEO Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SEO
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

SEO Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SEO
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +13 18 £30,000 +7.14% 2
Worcestershire - 12 £37,500 - 3
Staffordshire -12 9 £36,500 +4.28% 3
Herefordshire - 6 £38,750 -
Warwickshire +12 3 £30,000 -4.00%
Walsall +18 2 £35,250 -17.05%
Coventry +5 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 £36,500 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SEO.

1 62 (63.27%) HTML
2 60 (61.22%) Marketing
3 57 (58.16%) CSS
4 48 (48.98%) Analytics
5 47 (47.96%) Google
6 46 (46.94%) JavaScript
7 39 (39.80%) HTML5
8 37 (37.76%) jQuery
9 35 (35.71%) Pay per click
10 34 (34.69%) PHP
10 34 (34.69%) Google Analytics
11 33 (33.67%) E-Commerce
12 32 (32.65%) Digital Marketing
13 29 (29.59%) Social Media
14 27 (27.55%) MySQL
15 25 (25.51%) CSS3
15 25 (25.51%) WordPress
16 24 (24.49%) Web Development
17 22 (22.45%) CMS
18 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (20.41%) Git (software)
19 19 (19.39%) RESTful
19 19 (19.39%) Email Marketing
20 18 (18.37%) User Experience
20 18 (18.37%) Web Services
20 18 (18.37%) MVC
21 17 (17.35%) Adobe
21 17 (17.35%) Photoshop
22 15 (15.31%) LAMP
23 14 (14.29%) Sass

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 25 (25.51%) WordPress
2 22 (22.45%) CMS
3 8 (8.16%) WebSphere
4 7 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.06%) Drupal
5 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.06%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.04%) Apache
6 2 (2.04%) nginx
7 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (17.35%) Photoshop
2 8 (8.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Magento
1 6 (6.12%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (5.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 34 (34.69%) Google Analytics
2 6 (6.12%) Sage Pay
3 5 (5.10%) AdWords
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.55%) MySQL
2 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.18%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.10%) Big Data
5 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.16%) Subversion
3 5 (5.10%) Grunt
3 5 (5.10%) PHPUnit
4 4 (4.08%) gulp
5 3 (3.06%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.06%) JSUnit
5 3 (3.06%) Mocha
5 3 (3.06%) Xdebug
6 2 (2.04%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.04%) Phing
7 1 (1.02%) Bower
General
1 60 (61.22%) Marketing
2 12 (12.24%) Retail
3 5 (5.10%) Advertising
4 4 (4.08%) Automotive
4 4 (4.08%) Publishing
5 3 (3.06%) Finance
6 2 (2.04%) Games
6 2 (2.04%) Legal
7 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (45.92%) Developer
2 24 (24.49%) PHP Developer
3 17 (17.35%) HTML Developer
3 17 (17.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (15.31%) Web Developer
5 13 (13.27%) MySQL Developer
5 13 (13.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 13 (13.27%) PHP Web Developer
6 12 (12.24%) HTML CSS Developer
7 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce Manager
7 8 (8.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (7.14%) Designer
8 7 (7.14%) LAMP Developer
8 7 (7.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Content Manager
9 6 (6.12%) Junior
9 6 (6.12%) Junior Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Marketing Manager
9 6 (6.12%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (63.27%) HTML
2 57 (58.16%) CSS
3 39 (39.80%) HTML5
4 37 (37.76%) jQuery
5 25 (25.51%) CSS3
6 19 (19.39%) RESTful
7 18 (18.37%) Web Services
8 15 (15.31%) LAMP
9 14 (14.29%) Sass
10 13 (13.27%) .NET
11 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET
12 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (10.20%) LESS
12 10 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (9.18%) Ajax
13 9 (9.18%) Laravel
13 9 (9.18%) Node.js
14 6 (6.12%) Backbone.js
14 6 (6.12%) CakePHP
14 6 (6.12%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.59%) Social Media
2 18 (18.37%) User Experience
3 8 (8.16%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.10%) Credit Risk
5 4 (4.08%) Animation
6 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.06%) Copywriting
6 3 (3.06%) Social Network
7 2 (2.04%) W3C
8 1 (1.02%) Blog
8 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.02%) FMCG
8 1 (1.02%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.02%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Linux
2 3 (3.06%) Android
2 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.06%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.98%) Analytics
2 35 (35.71%) Pay per click
3 33 (33.67%) E-Commerce
4 32 (32.65%) Digital Marketing
5 24 (24.49%) Web Development
6 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (19.39%) Email Marketing
8 18 (18.37%) MVC
9 11 (11.22%) Online Marketing
10 10 (10.20%) OO
11 9 (9.18%) Time Management
11 9 (9.18%) Web Design
12 8 (8.16%) Customer Engagement
12 8 (8.16%) OOP
12 8 (8.16%) Unit Testing
12 8 (8.16%) Wireframes
13 7 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (7.14%) Content Development
13 7 (7.14%) Front End Development
13 7 (7.14%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 46 (46.94%) JavaScript
2 34 (34.69%) PHP
3 8 (8.16%) C#
4 4 (4.08%) Java
5 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.04%) PHP 5
6 2 (2.04%) Ruby
6 2 (2.04%) SQL
6 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.02%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
1 1 (1.02%) WAI
Vendors
1 47 (47.96%) Google
2 17 (17.35%) Adobe
3 8 (8.16%) IBM
4 6 (6.12%) ATG
4 6 (6.12%) hybris
4 6 (6.12%) Oracle
4 6 (6.12%) PayPal
4 6 (6.12%) Sage
5 4 (4.08%) DoubleClick
5 4 (4.08%) Facebook
5 4 (4.08%) Kenshoo
5 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.08%) Twitter
6 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.06%) SAP
6 3 (3.06%) Zend
7 1 (1.02%) Progress
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