The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 78 77 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Permanent jobs citing SEO 9 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.08% 1.75% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 2.01% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 22
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
SEO
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
721 797 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 86.35% 87.39% 88.34%
Number of salaries quoted 624 690 463
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

SEO
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

SEO Salary Trend in Brighton

SEO
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in Brighton

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO.

1 14 (73.68%) Marketing
2 7 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) User Experience
3 6 (31.58%) Analytics
3 6 (31.58%) Marketing Strategy
3 6 (31.58%) Sass
3 6 (31.58%) Internet
3 6 (31.58%) Internet Marketing
3 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) Adobe
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 4 (21.05%) WordPress
4 4 (21.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
5 3 (15.79%) Graphic Design
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) Web Design
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) Remedy
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.26%) InDesign
2 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 14 (73.68%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
1 6 (31.58%) SEO Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Marketing Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Solutions Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (15.79%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (15.79%) Graphic Designer
4 3 (15.79%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) HTML Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Web Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Marketing Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) CSS
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) Sass
3 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) CSS3
4 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
5 2 (10.53%) Ember.js
5 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (10.53%) LESS
5 2 (10.53%) React
6 1 (5.26%) DOM
6 1 (5.26%) OOCSS
6 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Graphic Design
3 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (31.58%) Analytics
2 6 (31.58%) Internet Marketing
2 6 (31.58%) Marketing Strategy
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) Time Management
3 3 (15.79%) Web Design
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Online Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Pay per click
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Adobe
2 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
2 2 (10.53%) Remedy
2 2 (10.53%) Zend