The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Redditch 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Worcestershire / Redditch
Rank 27 16 23
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Redditch 7.04% 8.70% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 9.23% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -22.22%  
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 Redditch with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Redditch
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 64 65 75
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Redditch 90.14% 94.20% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 63 65 68
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Redditch

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Redditch 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 Redditch

SEO
Salary Trend in Redditch

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

Salary trend for SEO in Redditch

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 25 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 Redditch region with a requirement for SEO.

1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) WordPress
3 9 (81.82%) HTML5
3 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) PHP
3 9 (81.82%) CSS3
3 9 (81.82%) Wireframes
4 8 (72.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (72.73%) MySQL
4 8 (72.73%) Photoshop
4 8 (72.73%) LAMP
4 8 (72.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (72.73%) Adobe
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Magento
6 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 2 (18.18%) Shopify
7 1 (9.09%) Underscore.js
7 1 (9.09%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (9.09%) Grunt
7 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (9.09%) Mustache
7 1 (9.09%) Sass
7 1 (9.09%) LESS
7 1 (9.09%) Handlebars
7 1 (9.09%) Twig

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch 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 10 (90.91%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 8 (72.73%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (72.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
1 2 (18.18%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Grunt
1 1 (9.09%) gulp
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Designer
2 8 (72.73%) LAMP Developer
2 8 (72.73%) PHP Developer
2 8 (72.73%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 8 (72.73%) PHP Web Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Web Designer
2 8 (72.73%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) CSS3
2 9 (81.82%) HTML5
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 8 (72.73%) LAMP
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) DOM
4 1 (9.09%) Handlebars
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) LESS
4 1 (9.09%) Mustache
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (9.09%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Smarty
4 1 (9.09%) Twig
4 1 (9.09%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Wireframes
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile First
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) ECMAScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) WAI
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Adobe