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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 28 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 1.52% - 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% - 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £27,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
110 71 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 83.33% 84.52% 71.26%
Number of salaries quoted 106 63 39
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SEO
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

SEO
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) InDesign
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) InDesign
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Website Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Zend