The first table below looks at the demand for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Worcestershire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 30 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing SEO 14 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 5.47% 2.82% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.93% 3.66% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 15
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
202 191 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 78.91% 77.02% 73.99%
Number of salaries quoted 174 162 179
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
SEO
West Midlands

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

SEO
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
Redditch +7 12 £26,000 -6.30%
SEO
West Midlands

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 24 (85.71%) HTML
1 24 (85.71%) CSS
2 16 (57.14%) Marketing
3 15 (53.57%) jQuery
3 15 (53.57%) HTML5
3 15 (53.57%) CSS3
3 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
4 14 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 14 (50.00%) Web Design
5 13 (46.43%) PHP
6 12 (42.86%) Adobe
6 12 (42.86%) Social Media
7 11 (39.29%) Pay per click
8 10 (35.71%) LAMP
8 10 (35.71%) MySQL
8 10 (35.71%) Google
8 10 (35.71%) PHP5
8 10 (35.71%) Mobile App
8 10 (35.71%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (32.14%) Digital Media
9 9 (32.14%) Retail
10 8 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (17.86%) Fireworks
11 5 (17.86%) Photoshop
12 4 (14.29%) Content Management
13 3 (10.71%) Games
13 3 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (10.71%) Macromedia
13 3 (10.71%) Flash

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (10.71%) Drupal
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (17.86%) Fireworks
2 5 (17.86%) Photoshop
3 3 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 16 (57.14%) Marketing
2 9 (32.14%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Designer
2 13 (46.43%) Developer
3 11 (39.29%) Web Designer
3 11 (39.29%) Graphic Designer
4 10 (35.71%) PHP Developer
5 9 (32.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 6 (21.43%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 5 (17.86%) Graduate
8 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
8 3 (10.71%) IT Support
9 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (7.14%) User Experience Designer
10 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
10 1 (3.57%) Junior
10 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
10 1 (3.57%) Marketing Assistant
10 1 (3.57%) Junior PHP Developer
10 1 (3.57%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (85.71%) HTML
1 24 (85.71%) CSS
2 15 (53.57%) jQuery
2 15 (53.57%) HTML5
2 15 (53.57%) CSS3
3 10 (35.71%) LAMP
4 3 (10.71%) Flash
4 3 (10.71%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Social Media
2 10 (35.71%) Mobile App
3 9 (32.14%) Digital Media
4 3 (10.71%) Motion Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 14 (50.00%) Web Design
2 11 (39.29%) Pay per click
3 10 (35.71%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (14.29%) Content Management
6 1 (3.57%) Online Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 13 (46.43%) PHP
3 10 (35.71%) PHP5
4 3 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) C++
4 3 (10.71%) ActionScript
4 3 (10.71%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Adobe
2 10 (35.71%) Google
3 3 (10.71%) Macromedia