The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 62 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 -19  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.18% 0.18% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.22% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Median salary £26,500 - £27,436
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  

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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 515 462 424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 90.99% 83.70% 80.30%
Number of salaries quoted 434 385 314
Median salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £34,066
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

SEO
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for SEO in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Watford region with a requirement for SEO.

1 12 (80.00%) CMS
1 12 (80.00%) Marketing
2 10 (66.67%) Google Analytics
2 10 (66.67%) Google
2 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 10 (66.67%) Analytics
3 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) Social Media
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Content Management
6 2 (13.33%) Ruby
6 2 (13.33%) Advertising
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (13.33%) RESTful
6 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
6 2 (13.33%) Marketing Automation
6 2 (13.33%) AdWords
6 2 (13.33%) Blog
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) Facebook
6 2 (13.33%) Twitter

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 12 (80.00%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) AdWords
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) RSpec
General
1 12 (80.00%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Developer
1 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing Communications Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
2 1 (6.67%) HTML Coder
2 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Coder
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Online Merchandiser
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) RESTful
1 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) Haml
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) Sass
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Social Media
3 2 (13.33%) Blog
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Analytics
1 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) Content Management
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (13.33%) Integrated Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) B2C
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Generation
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Capistrano
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) Facebook
2 2 (13.33%) Twitter