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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 190 226 217
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -9
Permanent jobs citing SEO 49 36 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.77% 0.50% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.59% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 41
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £49,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
5584 6117 6781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.87% 85.50% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4533 5058 5453
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +30 28 £43,750 +59.09% 3
Essex +22 14 £32,500 -7.14%
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £24,500 -50.50%
Suffolk -13 2 - - 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SEO.

1 36 (43.90%) Marketing
2 32 (39.02%) HTML
3 30 (36.59%) Social Media
3 30 (36.59%) Analytics
4 26 (31.71%) CSS
4 26 (31.71%) Pay per click
5 25 (30.49%) Google
5 25 (30.49%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (28.05%) Web Development
6 23 (28.05%) CMS
7 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
7 22 (26.83%) Google Analytics
8 21 (25.61%) E-Commerce
9 18 (21.95%) Finance
9 18 (21.95%) WordPress
10 15 (18.29%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (18.29%) Retail
11 13 (15.85%) PHP
11 13 (15.85%) AngularJS
12 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
12 12 (14.63%) jQuery
13 11 (13.41%) C#
13 11 (13.41%) MVC
13 11 (13.41%) Sass
14 10 (12.20%) SQL
14 10 (12.20%) .NET
14 10 (12.20%) MySQL
15 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET
15 9 (10.98%) Linux
15 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (28.05%) CMS
2 18 (21.95%) WordPress
3 6 (7.32%) Drupal
4 5 (6.10%) Umbraco
5 3 (3.66%) Apache Solr
5 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.88%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.44%) InDesign
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Magento
1 1 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.83%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) AdWords
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) MySQL
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.88%) Big Data
4 3 (3.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.32%) Selenium
3 5 (6.10%) Grunt
4 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.44%) Subversion
6 1 (1.22%) PEAR
6 1 (1.22%) RSpec
6 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (43.90%) Marketing
2 18 (21.95%) Finance
3 15 (18.29%) Retail
4 5 (6.10%) Advertising
5 3 (3.66%) Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (32.93%) Developer
2 15 (18.29%) SEO Specialist
3 10 (12.20%) Marketing Manager
3 10 (12.20%) PPC Specialist
3 10 (12.20%) Web Developer
4 9 (10.98%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Marketing Executive
6 5 (6.10%) C# Programmer
6 5 (6.10%) Digital Executive
6 5 (6.10%) Digital Marketing Executive
6 5 (6.10%) Programmer
7 4 (4.88%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Account Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Angular Developer
7 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Google Analytics Specialist
7 4 (4.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) HTML
2 26 (31.71%) CSS
3 13 (15.85%) AngularJS
4 12 (14.63%) jQuery
5 11 (13.41%) Sass
6 10 (12.20%) .NET
7 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET
7 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (9.76%) CSS3
8 8 (9.76%) HTML5
9 7 (8.54%) XML
10 6 (7.32%) JSON
10 6 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (6.10%) React
11 5 (6.10%) RESTful
11 5 (6.10%) SignalR
11 5 (6.10%) WebSockets
12 4 (4.88%) Web Services
13 3 (3.66%) CodeIgniter
13 3 (3.66%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 30 (36.59%) Social Media
2 25 (30.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.54%) Blog
4 5 (6.10%) Spread Betting
5 4 (4.88%) User Experience
6 2 (2.44%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.22%) FMCG
7 1 (1.22%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.22%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Linux
2 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.59%) Analytics
2 26 (31.71%) Pay per click
3 23 (28.05%) Web Development
4 21 (25.61%) E-Commerce
5 15 (18.29%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (13.41%) MVC
7 9 (10.98%) Front End Development
8 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.54%) CRM
9 7 (8.54%) Migration
9 7 (8.54%) Project Management
9 7 (8.54%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (8.54%) TDD
9 7 (8.54%) Wireframes
10 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.32%) BDD
11 5 (6.10%) Content Management
11 5 (6.10%) Load Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Project Planning
11 5 (6.10%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
2 13 (15.85%) PHP
3 11 (13.41%) C#
4 10 (12.20%) SQL
5 6 (7.32%) Java
6 5 (6.10%) Python
6 5 (6.10%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.88%) VB
8 3 (3.66%) VBA
9 2 (2.44%) C++
9 2 (2.44%) Ruby
10 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Analytics IQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Google
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.32%) IBM
3 6 (7.32%) Twitter
4 4 (4.88%) Adobe
4 4 (4.88%) Facebook
5 3 (3.66%) Tealeaf
5 3 (3.66%) Zend
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle
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