The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 29 31
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester - 1.25% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.64% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £23,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
SEO
Essex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
104 122 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 80.62% 76.25% 70.14%
Number of salaries quoted 88 109 124
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £25,236
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

SEO
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

SEO Salary Trend in Colchester

SEO
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design

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Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Web Designer
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
2 2 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL