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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 224 186 140
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -46
Permanent jobs citing SEO 39 88 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 1.06% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.33% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33 71 101
Average salary £34,066 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.67% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
6245 6632 6218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.78% 80.15% 78.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5163 5483 5283
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -23 24 £38,750 +9.15% 5
Essex -3 6 £31,000 -27.90% 1
Suffolk - 6 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire +1 1 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -14 1 £45,500 +54.23% 3
Norfolk - 1 £30,000 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 51 (50.00%) HTML
2 47 (46.08%) Analytics
3 44 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 44 (43.14%) CSS
4 35 (34.31%) Google
4 35 (34.31%) Marketing
5 34 (33.33%) Content Management
5 34 (33.33%) Google Analytics
6 32 (31.37%) jQuery
7 30 (29.41%) E-Commerce
8 25 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (22.55%) PHP
9 23 (22.55%) Web Development
10 22 (21.57%) Digital Marketing
10 22 (21.57%) Social Media
10 22 (21.57%) Pay per click
11 21 (20.59%) SQL Server
12 20 (19.61%) Project Management
13 19 (18.63%) HTML5
14 17 (16.67%) JSP
15 16 (15.69%) SQL
16 15 (14.71%) .NET
16 15 (14.71%) Copywriting
17 13 (12.75%) C#
17 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET
17 13 (12.75%) CMS
18 12 (11.76%) Ruby
18 12 (11.76%) Ajax
18 12 (11.76%) Photoshop
18 12 (11.76%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 13 (12.75%) CMS
2 8 (7.84%) Drupal
3 7 (6.86%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.92%) WordPress
4 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.98%) Apache
6 1 (0.98%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.98%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 34 (33.33%) 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%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) DNS
3 1 (0.98%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.78%) MySQL
3 7 (6.86%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.86%) DB2
3 7 (6.86%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.90%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
General
1 35 (34.31%) Marketing
2 11 (10.78%) Finance
3 8 (7.84%) Retail
4 4 (3.92%) Advertising
5 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.96%) Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Publishing
7 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (42.16%) Developer
2 27 (26.47%) Web Developer
3 12 (11.76%) Communications Officer
4 10 (9.80%) Account Manager
5 8 (7.84%) PHP Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Digital Account Manager
6 7 (6.86%) Digital Account Director
6 7 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Account Director
7 6 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Communications Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (4.90%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Consultant
8 5 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.92%) PPC Manager
9 4 (3.92%) PPC Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) PPC Executive
9 4 (3.92%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (50.00%) HTML
2 44 (43.14%) CSS
3 32 (31.37%) jQuery
4 19 (18.63%) HTML5
5 17 (16.67%) JSP
6 15 (14.71%) .NET
7 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET
8 12 (11.76%) Ajax
8 12 (11.76%) CSS3
9 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (8.82%) XML
10 7 (6.86%) Web Services
11 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (4.90%) COM
12 5 (4.90%) .NET Framework
12 5 (4.90%) Dojo
12 5 (4.90%) LAMP
13 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (3.92%) LINQ
13 4 (3.92%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Social Media
2 15 (14.71%) Copywriting
3 9 (8.82%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.86%) Kinect
4 7 (6.86%) Raspberry Pi
5 4 (3.92%) FMCG
5 4 (3.92%) User Experience
5 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.94%) Blog
7 2 (1.96%) Social Network
7 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.98%) W3C
8 1 (0.98%) BBC
8 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.98%) Statistics
8 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.92%) Linux
2 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.08%) Analytics
2 34 (33.33%) Content Management
3 30 (29.41%) E-Commerce
4 25 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (22.55%) Web Development
6 22 (21.57%) Pay per click
6 22 (21.57%) Digital Marketing
7 20 (19.61%) Project Management
8 11 (10.78%) MVC
8 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (10.78%) B2B
9 9 (8.82%) Email Marketing
10 8 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (5.88%) Mobile Development
11 6 (5.88%) Resource Management
11 6 (5.88%) Scrum
12 5 (4.90%) OO
12 5 (4.90%) CRM
12 5 (4.90%) TDD
12 5 (4.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.14%) JavaScript
2 23 (22.55%) PHP
3 16 (15.69%) SQL
4 13 (12.75%) C#
5 12 (11.76%) Ruby
6 3 (2.94%) Java
7 2 (1.96%) VBScript
7 2 (1.96%) VB
7 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.96%) Python
8 1 (0.98%) Perl
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 35 (34.31%) Google
2 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.92%) Adobe
4 2 (1.96%) DoubleClick
5 1 (0.98%) Apple
5 1 (0.98%) Sage
5 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.98%) Omniture
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Tesco
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Tesco
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £39k - 46k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum to £70,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Watford
Explore Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago