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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.52% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
143 176 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 74.87% 78.22% 65.31%
Number of salaries quoted 126 160 79
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £39,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Social Network
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media
3 1 (33.33%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
1 1 (33.33%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
3 1 (33.33%) Trainee Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Trainee Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Trainee
3 1 (33.33%) Designer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Social Network
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe