Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SEO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SEO over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 113 129
Rank change year-on-year +39 +16 +11
Permanent jobs citing SEO 6 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.68% 0.34% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.37% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 1
Bedfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,950 £21,250
90th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £23,750
East of England median annual salary £29,750 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% -4.11% +12.31%

SEO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 787 1,335 1,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.83% 92.07% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 721 1,161 1,466
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £78,750 £73,500
East of England median annual salary £48,250 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.41% +0.76% -

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing SEO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Bedfordshire

SEO
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for SEO in Bedfordshire

SEO
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 4 £30,000 -
Luton - 2 - - 3
SEO
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 4 (66.67%) Advertising
1 4 (66.67%) Competitor Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Google
1 4 (66.67%) Pay per click
1 4 (66.67%) Google Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) Facebook
1 4 (66.67%) Social Media
1 4 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) AdWords
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Sass
2 2 (33.33%) LESS
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) GIMP
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) HTML

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) GIMP
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) AdWords
1 4 (66.67%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) SEO Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 1 (16.67%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) LESS
1 2 (33.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Signage
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) Competitor Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Pay per click
1 4 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Facebook
1 4 (66.67%) Google