The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 36 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing SEO 17 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.90% 0.40% 6.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 0.49% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 15
Median salary £25,000 £45,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +80.00%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
SEO
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
303 204 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 87.32% 82.26% 85.53%
Number of salaries quoted 277 181 186
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SEO
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

SEO Salary Trend in Worcestershire

SEO
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

SEO
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Redditch +12 8 £35,000 -22.22%
Worcester - 6 £25,000 -
SEO
West Midlands

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) CSS
2 14 (70.00%) Adobe
3 12 (60.00%) Photoshop
4 11 (55.00%) PHP
4 11 (55.00%) Web Development
5 10 (50.00%) JSON
5 10 (50.00%) Marketing
5 10 (50.00%) jQuery
6 9 (45.00%) CSS3
6 9 (45.00%) HTML5
6 9 (45.00%) MySQL
7 8 (40.00%) Multimedia
8 6 (30.00%) Ajax
8 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (30.00%) Intranet
8 6 (30.00%) Sass
8 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (30.00%) Drupal
8 6 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (30.00%) Grunt
8 6 (30.00%) Front End Development
8 6 (30.00%) RequireJS
9 5 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 5 (25.00%) Google Analytics
9 5 (25.00%) Analytics
9 5 (25.00%) SQL

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 6 (30.00%) Drupal
2 3 (15.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (15.00%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (15.00%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Grunt
2 3 (15.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (50.00%) Marketing
2 8 (40.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Designer
3 6 (30.00%) Drupal Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Web Designer
4 4 (20.00%) UI Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (15.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (15.00%) HTML Developer
5 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
5 3 (15.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Designer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) CSS
1 14 (70.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) jQuery
2 10 (50.00%) JSON
3 9 (45.00%) CSS3
3 9 (45.00%) HTML5
4 6 (30.00%) Ajax
4 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (30.00%) RequireJS
4 6 (30.00%) Sass
4 6 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (20.00%) REST
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (15.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Social Media
2 2 (10.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Web Development
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) PHP
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Adobe
2 5 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) Facebook
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter