The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 182 131 179
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +48
Permanent jobs citing SEO 82 137 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.03% 1.79% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 2.36% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 65 104 83
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,650
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6243 5802 6362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.29% 75.93% 74.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5107 4856 5391
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SEO
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Cambridgeshire +8 29 £29,500 -15.71% 2
Hertfordshire -43 27 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Essex +11 16 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Bedfordshire -32 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 118 (71.08%) HTML
2 103 (62.05%) CSS
3 91 (54.82%) Marketing
4 80 (48.19%) JavaScript
5 57 (34.34%) Analytics
6 55 (33.13%) CMS
7 54 (32.53%) E-Commerce
8 51 (30.72%) HTML5
9 47 (28.31%) Google
10 43 (25.90%) Google Analytics
10 43 (25.90%) Digital Marketing
11 40 (24.10%) Pay per click
12 38 (22.89%) Photoshop
13 36 (21.69%) PHP
13 36 (21.69%) Social Media
14 35 (21.08%) CSS3
14 35 (21.08%) .NET
15 34 (20.48%) ASP.NET
16 33 (19.88%) Degree
17 30 (18.07%) jQuery
18 26 (15.66%) Web Development
18 26 (15.66%) Web Design
19 24 (14.46%) Digital Media
20 21 (12.65%) Ajax
20 21 (12.65%) Content Management
21 20 (12.05%) WordPress
22 19 (11.45%) Umbraco
22 19 (11.45%) MySQL
23 18 (10.84%) Retail
23 18 (10.84%) Copywriting

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (33.13%) CMS
2 20 (12.05%) WordPress
3 19 (11.45%) Umbraco
4 13 (7.83%) Node.js
5 6 (3.61%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.41%) IIS
7 3 (1.81%) PrestaShop
7 3 (1.81%) Drupal
8 1 (0.60%) Apache
8 1 (0.60%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 38 (22.89%) Photoshop
2 17 (10.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (6.63%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.41%) Fireworks
4 4 (2.41%) MS Office
5 3 (1.81%) InDesign
6 2 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.60%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 43 (25.90%) Google Analytics
2 10 (6.02%) Magento
3 8 (4.82%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.63%) Internet
2 3 (1.81%) DNS
2 3 (1.81%) DHCP
3 2 (1.20%) FTP
4 1 (0.60%) Broadband
4 1 (0.60%) VoIP
4 1 (0.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.45%) MySQL
2 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (6.02%) Subversion
2 6 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.01%) JIRA
4 4 (2.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.41%) Firebug
4 4 (2.41%) Fiddler
4 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.41%) Jasmine
4 4 (2.41%) Grunt
4 4 (2.41%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (2.41%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 91 (54.82%) Marketing
2 18 (10.84%) Retail
3 14 (8.43%) Finance
4 13 (7.83%) Advertising
5 4 (2.41%) Publishing
5 4 (2.41%) Legal
6 2 (1.20%) Games
6 2 (1.20%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (39.76%) Developer
2 46 (27.71%) Web Developer
3 24 (14.46%) Designer
4 21 (12.65%) Front-End Developer
5 18 (10.84%) Web Designer
6 14 (8.43%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.83%) PPC Specialist
7 13 (7.83%) PPC Manager
7 13 (7.83%) PPC Analyst
7 13 (7.83%) PPC Executive
8 12 (7.23%) Marketing Manager
9 11 (6.63%) Copywriter
10 9 (5.42%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 9 (5.42%) Digital Marketing Manager
11 6 (3.61%) UI Developer
11 6 (3.61%) UI Programmer
11 6 (3.61%) Analyst
12 5 (3.01%) Web Producer
12 5 (3.01%) E-Commerce Manager
12 5 (3.01%) SEO Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (71.08%) HTML
2 103 (62.05%) CSS
3 51 (30.72%) HTML5
4 35 (21.08%) CSS3
4 35 (21.08%) .NET
5 34 (20.48%) ASP.NET
6 30 (18.07%) jQuery
7 21 (12.65%) Ajax
8 16 (9.64%) XML
9 12 (7.23%) XHTML
10 9 (5.42%) Flash
10 9 (5.42%) LESS
11 7 (4.22%) REST
12 6 (3.61%) WPF
12 6 (3.61%) Silverlight
13 4 (2.41%) AngularJS
13 4 (2.41%) Semantic HTML
13 4 (2.41%) Sass
13 4 (2.41%) DOM
14 3 (1.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.69%) Social Media
2 24 (14.46%) Digital Media
3 18 (10.84%) Copywriting
4 10 (6.02%) Graphic Design
5 9 (5.42%) Semantic Web
6 8 (4.82%) Mobile App
7 7 (4.22%) Blog
8 5 (3.01%) Open Source
9 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.20%) RIA
11 2 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.20%) W3C
12 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.60%) Photography
12 1 (0.60%) Video Editing
12 1 (0.60%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.60%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.34%) Analytics
2 54 (32.53%) E-Commerce
3 43 (25.90%) Digital Marketing
4 40 (24.10%) Pay per click
5 26 (15.66%) Web Development
5 26 (15.66%) Web Design
6 21 (12.65%) Content Management
7 18 (10.84%) Online Marketing
8 15 (9.04%) Project Management
8 15 (9.04%) Information Architecture
9 11 (6.63%) B2B
9 11 (6.63%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (6.02%) Marketing Strategy
11 9 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (4.82%) Email Marketing
12 8 (4.82%) Marketing Analytics
12 8 (4.82%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (4.82%) OO
12 8 (4.82%) Web Analytics
13 6 (3.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 80 (48.19%) JavaScript
2 36 (21.69%) PHP
3 15 (9.04%) SQL
4 11 (6.63%) C#
5 9 (5.42%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.22%) PHP5
7 1 (0.60%) XAML
Qualifications
1 33 (19.88%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) MCSE
2 3 (1.81%) CCNA
2 3 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.81%) MCITP
3 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.81%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 47 (28.31%) Google
2 17 (10.24%) Adobe
3 12 (7.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.82%) Facebook
4 8 (4.82%) Twitter
5 4 (2.41%) JBoss
6 3 (1.81%) Omniture
7 1 (0.60%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
PMS International Group Plc
Posted: 16 days ago
Broxbourne
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago