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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 221 188 165
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -23
Permanent jobs citing SEO 43 95 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 1.10% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.39% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32 73 90
Average salary £33,283 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
6101 6833 6453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.62% 78.93% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4997 5600 5530
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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
Hertfordshire -25 26 £34,066 -14.83% 3
Suffolk +11 7 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Essex -1 6 £24,500 -42.35%
Bedfordshire +5 3 - -
Norfolk +1 1 £30,000 +30.43%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 58 (56.86%) HTML
2 49 (48.04%) JavaScript
3 48 (47.06%) CSS
4 43 (42.16%) Analytics
5 37 (36.27%) jQuery
6 34 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 31 (30.39%) Content Management
7 31 (30.39%) Google
7 31 (30.39%) Marketing
8 30 (29.41%) Google Analytics
9 29 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (24.51%) HTML5
11 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 24 (23.53%) Web Development
12 23 (22.55%) PHP
13 21 (20.59%) SQL
14 19 (18.63%) Project Management
14 19 (18.63%) Social Media
15 18 (17.65%) .NET
15 18 (17.65%) JSP
15 18 (17.65%) Pay per click
16 17 (16.67%) C#
16 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET
16 17 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
17 16 (15.69%) CSS3
17 16 (15.69%) CMS
17 16 (15.69%) Ajax
18 15 (14.71%) MVC
19 14 (13.73%) Copywriting
20 13 (12.75%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 16 (15.69%) CMS
2 6 (5.88%) Drupal
2 6 (5.88%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.94%) WordPress
5 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.98%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 30 (29.41%) Google Analytics
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) FTP
1 4 (3.92%) HTTP
2 2 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.98%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.80%) MySQL
2 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.86%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.86%) DB2
3 7 (6.86%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.90%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
General
1 31 (30.39%) Marketing
2 10 (9.80%) Finance
3 6 (5.88%) Retail
4 4 (3.92%) Games
4 4 (3.92%) iGaming
5 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.96%) Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (47.06%) Developer
2 28 (27.45%) Web Developer
3 12 (11.76%) Communications Officer
4 10 (9.80%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (8.82%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Account Manager
6 8 (7.84%) PHP Developer
7 7 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Account Director
8 6 (5.88%) Communications Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Digital Account Director
8 6 (5.88%) SEO Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Digital Account Manager
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Consultant
10 4 (3.92%) PHP Web Developer
10 4 (3.92%) PPC Manager
10 4 (3.92%) PPC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (56.86%) HTML
2 48 (47.06%) CSS
3 37 (36.27%) jQuery
4 25 (24.51%) HTML5
5 18 (17.65%) .NET
5 18 (17.65%) JSP
6 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 16 (15.69%) CSS3
7 16 (15.69%) Ajax
8 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (11.76%) Web Services
10 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (8.82%) .NET Framework
11 9 (8.82%) XML
12 8 (7.84%) Entity Framework
12 8 (7.84%) LINQ to SQL
12 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (7.84%) LINQ
13 5 (4.90%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Social Media
2 14 (13.73%) Copywriting
3 8 (7.84%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.88%) Raspberry Pi
4 6 (5.88%) Kinect
5 5 (4.90%) User Experience
6 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.94%) FMCG
7 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.96%) W3C
8 2 (1.96%) Social Network
8 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.98%) Statistics
9 1 (0.98%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.16%) Analytics
2 34 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 31 (30.39%) Content Management
4 29 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (23.53%) Web Development
6 19 (18.63%) Project Management
7 18 (17.65%) Pay per click
8 17 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (14.71%) MVC
10 13 (12.75%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (9.80%) B2B
12 10 (9.80%) Waterfall
12 10 (9.80%) Mobile Development
13 6 (5.88%) Scrum
13 6 (5.88%) CRM
13 6 (5.88%) Resource Management
13 6 (5.88%) Email Marketing
14 5 (4.90%) Software Architecture
14 5 (4.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (48.04%) JavaScript
2 23 (22.55%) PHP
3 21 (20.59%) SQL
4 17 (16.67%) C#
5 13 (12.75%) Ruby
6 3 (2.94%) Java
7 2 (1.96%) VBScript
7 2 (1.96%) VB
7 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.98%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (30.39%) Google
2 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.92%) Adobe
4 2 (1.96%) DoubleClick
5 1 (0.98%) Omniture
5 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.98%) Apple
5 1 (0.98%) Sage
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