The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SEO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 135 115
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 6 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% 0.084% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.097% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Median salary £25,560 £29,750 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.08% +3.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £31,150 £33,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

SEO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1657 2069 1444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.86% 87.23% 82.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1580 1196
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,622 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SEO as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Birmingham

SEO
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for SEO in Birmingham

SEO
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Birmingham over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SEO.

1 21 (75.00%) Marketing
2 16 (57.14%) HTML
3 15 (53.57%) Analytics
4 14 (50.00%) Social Media
5 13 (46.43%) Google
5 13 (46.43%) Pay per click
6 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 12 (42.86%) CSS
7 11 (39.29%) PHP
7 11 (39.29%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (32.14%) jQuery
8 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
9 8 (28.57%) WordPress
9 8 (28.57%) Email Marketing
9 8 (28.57%) Adobe
10 7 (25.00%) Advertising
10 7 (25.00%) Web Development
10 7 (25.00%) AdWords
11 6 (21.43%) Sass
11 6 (21.43%) LESS
11 6 (21.43%) Content Marketing
11 6 (21.43%) HTML5
11 6 (21.43%) CMS
11 6 (21.43%) MySQL
12 5 (17.86%) Java
12 5 (17.86%) Web Services
12 5 (17.86%) OO
12 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
12 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (17.86%) DoubleClick

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 8 (28.57%) WordPress
2 6 (21.43%) CMS
3 5 (17.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Shopify
2 2 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) AdWords
2 3 (10.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) IMAP
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) Big Data
4 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) EDRMS
5 1 (3.57%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.57%) Bower
3 1 (3.57%) gulp
General
1 21 (75.00%) Marketing
2 7 (25.00%) Advertising
3 4 (14.29%) Automotive
3 4 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (10.71%) Legal
5 1 (3.57%) Finance
5 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Marketing Specialist
2 5 (17.86%) PPC Specialist
3 4 (14.29%) Content Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (14.29%) HTML Developer
3 4 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 4 (14.29%) SEO Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Digital Content Manager
4 3 (10.71%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (10.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (10.71%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 3 (10.71%) SEO Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Executive
5 2 (7.14%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) CSS
3 9 (32.14%) jQuery
4 6 (21.43%) HTML5
4 6 (21.43%) LESS
4 6 (21.43%) Sass
5 5 (17.86%) Ajax
5 5 (17.86%) Web Services
6 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.29%) Laravel
7 3 (10.71%) Node.js
7 3 (10.71%) XHTML
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.14%) REST
8 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (7.14%) SOAP
9 1 (3.57%) CakePHP
9 1 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Social Media
2 3 (10.71%) Credit Risk
2 3 (10.71%) Social Network
2 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.57%) FMCG
4 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Analytics
2 13 (46.43%) Pay per click
3 11 (39.29%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (28.57%) Email Marketing
5 7 (25.00%) Web Development
6 6 (21.43%) Content Marketing
7 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.86%) Content Development
7 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.86%) OO
8 4 (14.29%) B2B
8 4 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 4 (14.29%) Web Analytics
9 3 (10.71%) B2C
9 3 (10.71%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
9 3 (10.71%) MVC
9 3 (10.71%) OO PHP
9 3 (10.71%) OOP
9 3 (10.71%) Search Engine Marketing
9 3 (10.71%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) PHP
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Google
2 8 (28.57%) Adobe
3 5 (17.86%) DoubleClick
3 5 (17.86%) Kenshoo
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) Facebook
5 3 (10.71%) Twitter
6 2 (7.14%) Crimson Hexagon
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) SAP
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