The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 40 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.51% 1.50% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.92% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £32,500 £21,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.16% -27.11%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
160 156 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 82.05% 78.00% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 149 127 197
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 27 January 2015. 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
Worcester - 1 £32,500 -
SEO
West Midlands

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) GIMP
2 1 (50.00%) Online Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Apache

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (50.00%) Online Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Linux+ Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Zend
Worcestershire
Triple Seven
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Triple Seven
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago