The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England / Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 20 33
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 0.88% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.22% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 44 82 172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 91.67% 72.57% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 33 67 134
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £80,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

SEO
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for SEO in the Midlands