The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 24 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing SEO 6 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 3.49% 1.15% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 1.43% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 5
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
SEO
Worcestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 70 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 84.88% 80.46% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 129 66 74
Average salary £36,819 £36,097 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Worcester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

SEO
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

SEO Salary Trend in Worcester

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) Intranet
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
1 6 (100.00%) Drupal
1 6 (100.00%) Cybersecurity

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Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 (100.00%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Drupal Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Web Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP