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

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 80 65
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 6 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.84% 0.67% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.74% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 13
Median salary £33,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £85,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  

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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 644 679 646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 90.58% 91.14% 81.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2602 3112 2058
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Oxford

SEO
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for SEO in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SEO.

1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 5 (71.43%) React
2 5 (71.43%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) Photoshop
3 4 (57.14%) CMS
3 4 (57.14%) Sass
3 4 (57.14%) LESS
3 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
3 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (57.14%) GIMP
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) Kentico
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Symfony
5 1 (14.29%) Zend
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 4 (57.14%) CMS
1 4 (57.14%) Kentico
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) GIMP
1 4 (57.14%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Web Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Web Developer
2 4 (57.14%) HTML CSS Developer
2 4 (57.14%) HTML Developer
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Web Developer
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Web Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
2 5 (71.43%) React
3 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (57.14%) LESS
3 4 (57.14%) Sass
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Laravel
5 1 (14.29%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
1 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Zend