The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 209 134 214
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +80
Permanent jobs citing SEO 50 108 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 1.53% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.96% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 36 95 68
Average salary £29,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
SEO
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6026 5507 6852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.60% 78.05% 75.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4826 4666 5807
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SEO
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

SEO Salary Trend in the East of England

SEO
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in the East of England

SEO
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +16 19 £30,000 +25.00%
Hertfordshire -38 12 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Cambridgeshire -24 10 £29,500 -15.71% 3
Bedfordshire -25 8 £40,000 +25.00% 5
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 95 (66.90%) HTML
2 85 (59.86%) CSS
3 78 (54.93%) Marketing
4 64 (45.07%) JavaScript
5 52 (36.62%) Analytics
6 49 (34.51%) HTML5
7 46 (32.39%) Digital Marketing
7 46 (32.39%) E-Commerce
8 44 (30.99%) CMS
9 40 (28.17%) Google
10 38 (26.76%) Social Media
11 37 (26.06%) Degree
12 36 (25.35%) Google Analytics
13 32 (22.54%) CSS3
13 32 (22.54%) PHP
14 31 (21.83%) Photoshop
15 27 (19.01%) .NET
15 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET
16 26 (18.31%) jQuery
17 24 (16.90%) User Experience
18 22 (15.49%) Web Development
19 21 (14.79%) Content Management
20 20 (14.08%) Digital Media
20 20 (14.08%) Pay per click
21 17 (11.97%) Adobe Illustrator
21 17 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
22 16 (11.27%) Web Design
22 16 (11.27%) Retail
22 16 (11.27%) MySQL
22 16 (11.27%) XML

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 44 (30.99%) CMS
2 14 (9.86%) WordPress
2 14 (9.86%) Umbraco
3 13 (9.15%) Node.js
4 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.52%) IIS
4 5 (3.52%) PrestaShop
5 1 (0.70%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 31 (21.83%) Photoshop
2 17 (11.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (6.34%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.82%) InDesign
5 3 (2.11%) MS Office
6 2 (1.41%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (25.35%) Google Analytics
2 11 (7.75%) Magento
3 8 (5.63%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.45%) Internet
2 6 (4.23%) FTP
3 3 (2.11%) DHCP
3 3 (2.11%) DNS
4 1 (0.70%) MPLS
4 1 (0.70%) Broadband
4 1 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.27%) MySQL
2 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Subversion
1 8 (5.63%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (3.52%) JIRA
2 5 (3.52%) Jasmine
2 5 (3.52%) Firebug
2 5 (3.52%) Fiddler
2 5 (3.52%) Grunt
2 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.52%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 78 (54.93%) Marketing
2 16 (11.27%) Retail
3 13 (9.15%) Advertising
4 7 (4.93%) Finance
5 4 (2.82%) Legal
5 4 (2.82%) Publishing
6 2 (1.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (38.73%) Developer
2 39 (27.46%) Web Developer
3 21 (14.79%) Designer
4 20 (14.08%) Front-End Developer
5 18 (12.68%) Web Designer
6 12 (8.45%) Copywriter
7 10 (7.04%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 10 (7.04%) Marketing Manager
7 10 (7.04%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.34%) Analyst
9 8 (5.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 7 (4.93%) Marketing Executive
11 6 (4.23%) Digital Marketing Executive
11 6 (4.23%) Content Manager
11 6 (4.23%) Marketing Analyst
12 5 (3.52%) SEO Specialist
12 5 (3.52%) Front-End Web Developer
13 4 (2.82%) SEO Manager
13 4 (2.82%) E-Commerce Manager
13 4 (2.82%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (66.90%) HTML
2 85 (59.86%) CSS
3 49 (34.51%) HTML5
4 32 (22.54%) CSS3
5 27 (19.01%) .NET
5 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET
6 26 (18.31%) jQuery
7 16 (11.27%) XML
8 15 (10.56%) Ajax
9 8 (5.63%) REST
9 8 (5.63%) XHTML
10 7 (4.93%) LESS
11 5 (3.52%) DOM
11 5 (3.52%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.52%) Semantic HTML
11 5 (3.52%) Smarty
12 3 (2.11%) Web Services
12 3 (2.11%) .NET Framework
12 3 (2.11%) JSON
12 3 (2.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.76%) Social Media
2 24 (16.90%) User Experience
3 20 (14.08%) Digital Media
4 17 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (9.15%) Copywriting
6 11 (7.75%) Blog
7 8 (5.63%) Semantic Web
8 6 (4.23%) Open Source
9 5 (3.52%) Graphic Design
9 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.41%) Video Editing
11 2 (1.41%) W3C
12 1 (0.70%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.70%) Photography
12 1 (0.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.62%) Analytics
2 46 (32.39%) Digital Marketing
2 46 (32.39%) E-Commerce
3 22 (15.49%) Web Development
4 21 (14.79%) Content Management
5 20 (14.08%) Pay per click
6 16 (11.27%) Web Design
7 14 (9.86%) Project Management
8 13 (9.15%) Email Marketing
8 13 (9.15%) Information Architecture
9 11 (7.75%) Online Marketing
10 10 (7.04%) Marketing Strategy
10 10 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (7.04%) B2B
10 10 (7.04%) OO
11 9 (6.34%) Web Analytics
11 9 (6.34%) Line Management
12 8 (5.63%) Marketing Analytics
12 8 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (5.63%) Link Building
Programming Languages
1 64 (45.07%) JavaScript
2 32 (22.54%) PHP
3 10 (7.04%) SQL
4 9 (6.34%) C#
4 9 (6.34%) PHP5
5 4 (2.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (26.06%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) CCNA
2 3 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.11%) MCSE
2 3 (2.11%) MCITP
3 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 40 (28.17%) Google
2 15 (10.56%) Adobe
3 13 (9.15%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.75%) Facebook
4 11 (7.75%) Twitter
5 5 (3.52%) JBoss
6 3 (2.11%) Omniture
7 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.70%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
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