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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 36 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing SEO 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.59% 1.16% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.30% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £27,300 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,660 £42,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,060 £42,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
134 231 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 70.90% 89.53% 73.04%
Number of salaries quoted 120 187 194
Average salary £42,660 £47,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.18% -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Croydon

SEO
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (66.67%) Web Usability
2 2 (66.67%) Social Media
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Web Editor
2 1 (33.33%) Web Content Editor
2 1 (33.33%) Content Editor
2 1 (33.33%) Web Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Web Usability
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore