The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcester 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 / Worcester
Rank 21 25 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 17 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcester 11.04% 1.88% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.78% 2.22% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 2
Median salary £37,500 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -23.07%  
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 Worcester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Worcester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 133 135 83
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcester 86.36% 84.38% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 131 127 79
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -15.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcester 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 Worcester

SEO
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Salary trend for SEO in Worcester

SEO
Salary Histogram in Worcester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Worcester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in Worcester

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

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 Worcester region with a requirement for SEO.

1 20 (100.00%) Marketing
2 19 (95.00%) Pay per click
3 16 (80.00%) HTML
3 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (80.00%) PHP
3 16 (80.00%) CSS
3 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (75.00%) Subversion
4 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (75.00%) Backbone.js
4 15 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
4 15 (75.00%) Mobile App
5 10 (50.00%) Internet
6 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (40.00%) Web Services
6 8 (40.00%) Linux
6 8 (40.00%) OOP
6 8 (40.00%) OO
6 8 (40.00%) MySQL
6 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (40.00%) MVC
6 8 (40.00%) Debian
6 8 (40.00%) Scrum
6 8 (40.00%) RESTful
6 8 (40.00%) PHPUnit
6 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
6 8 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (40.00%) Zend
6 8 (40.00%) Zend Framework
6 8 (40.00%) jQuery

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester 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 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MySQL
1 8 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 8 (40.00%) Redis
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 15 (75.00%) Subversion
2 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (40.00%) PHPUnit
2 8 (40.00%) Xdebug
3 7 (35.00%) Grunt
3 7 (35.00%) gulp
3 7 (35.00%) Jasmine
3 7 (35.00%) JSUnit
3 7 (35.00%) Mocha
4 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 20 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
1 15 (75.00%) HTML CSS Developer
1 15 (75.00%) HTML Developer
1 15 (75.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 8 (40.00%) MySQL Developer
2 8 (40.00%) OO PHP Developer
2 8 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 8 (40.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (10.00%) Business Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Head of Digital
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing Executive
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) CSS
1 16 (80.00%) HTML
2 15 (75.00%) Backbone.js
2 15 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
3 8 (40.00%) jQuery
3 8 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (40.00%) RESTful
3 8 (40.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) Zend Framework
4 7 (35.00%) Chai
4 7 (35.00%) CSS3
4 7 (35.00%) HTML5
4 7 (35.00%) Node.js
4 7 (35.00%) Sass
5 1 (5.00%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (40.00%) User Experience
3 7 (35.00%) Animation
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Debian
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Pay per click
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (40.00%) Kanban
3 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 8 (40.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) OO PHP
3 8 (40.00%) OOP
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (35.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) B2B
5 2 (10.00%) Business Development
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Internet Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (80.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (40.00%) Zend
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) SAP