The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 45 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.74% - 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
SEO
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
213 159 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 78.60% 79.90% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 191 136 216
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

SEO
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

SEO Salary Trend in Croydon

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (50.00%) Pay per click
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) MailChimp
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Designer
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Head of Digital
1 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Digital Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead PHP Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing Executive
1 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Laravel
2 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Animation
2 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Market Research
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) Zend