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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 206 170 192
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +22
Permanent jobs citing SEO 59 75 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 1.06% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.34% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 40 64 78
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
6378 5594 6662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.69% 78.99% 76.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5077 4559 5702
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,556 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +6 24 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Hertfordshire -22 22 £27,436 -15.58% 4
Cambridgeshire -17 7 £17,000 -46.03% 5
Suffolk +8 4 £18,000 -40.00% 2
Norfolk +11 1 - -
Bedfordshire -9 1 £25,000 -3.84%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 75 (60.48%) HTML
2 67 (54.03%) Marketing
3 64 (51.61%) CSS
4 52 (41.94%) E-Commerce
5 47 (37.90%) Analytics
6 44 (35.48%) JavaScript
7 40 (32.26%) Google
8 38 (30.65%) Social Media
9 33 (26.61%) HTML5
10 31 (25.00%) Degree
11 30 (24.19%) Google Analytics
12 29 (23.39%) PHP
13 28 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
14 26 (20.97%) CMS
15 25 (20.16%) .NET
15 25 (20.16%) Photoshop
15 25 (20.16%) Content Management
16 24 (19.35%) ASP.NET
17 23 (18.55%) jQuery
17 23 (18.55%) CSS3
18 19 (15.32%) Microsoft
19 18 (14.52%) MySQL
19 18 (14.52%) C#
19 18 (14.52%) Web Development
20 17 (13.71%) Copywriting
20 17 (13.71%) WordPress
21 16 (12.90%) Pay per click
22 15 (12.10%) Web Analytics
22 15 (12.10%) Adobe
22 15 (12.10%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 26 (20.97%) CMS
2 17 (13.71%) WordPress
3 11 (8.87%) IIS
3 11 (8.87%) JBoss
3 11 (8.87%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.03%) PrestaShop
5 4 (3.23%) Node.js
5 4 (3.23%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.61%) Drupal
7 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.81%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (20.16%) Photoshop
2 12 (9.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (4.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
5 4 (3.23%) MS Office
5 4 (3.23%) InDesign
6 3 (2.42%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (2.42%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.61%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (24.19%) Google Analytics
2 9 (7.26%) Magento
3 3 (2.42%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) FTP
1 7 (5.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) MPLS
2 1 (0.81%) RTSP
2 1 (0.81%) Broadband
2 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.52%) MySQL
2 11 (8.87%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (5.65%) Subversion
3 5 (4.03%) JIRA
4 4 (3.23%) Firebug
4 4 (3.23%) Fiddler
4 4 (3.23%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.23%) Grunt
4 4 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (54.03%) Marketing
2 13 (10.48%) Retail
3 8 (6.45%) Advertising
4 4 (3.23%) Finance
5 2 (1.61%) Legal
5 2 (1.61%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (35.48%) Developer
2 24 (19.35%) Web Developer
3 14 (11.29%) C# Developer
3 14 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (9.68%) Designer
4 12 (9.68%) Web Designer
5 10 (8.06%) SEO Specialist
6 9 (7.26%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Analyst
7 8 (6.45%) Copywriter
8 7 (5.65%) Marketing Manager
8 7 (5.65%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 7 (5.65%) Marketing Executive
8 7 (5.65%) Communications Officer
9 6 (4.84%) Digital Marketing Executive
9 6 (4.84%) Content Manager
9 6 (4.84%) Marketing Analyst
9 6 (4.84%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.03%) SEO Executive
11 4 (3.23%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (60.48%) HTML
2 64 (51.61%) CSS
3 33 (26.61%) HTML5
4 25 (20.16%) .NET
5 24 (19.35%) ASP.NET
6 23 (18.55%) jQuery
6 23 (18.55%) CSS3
7 14 (11.29%) .NET Framework
7 14 (11.29%) Web Services
8 11 (8.87%) XML
9 8 (6.45%) Ajax
10 7 (5.65%) XHTML
10 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (4.84%) LINQ
11 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 6 (4.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (4.84%) LINQ to SQL
11 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (4.03%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.65%) Social Media
2 17 (13.71%) Copywriting
3 12 (9.68%) Digital Media
3 12 (9.68%) User Experience
3 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.68%) Open Source
4 8 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 8 (6.45%) Performance Metrics
4 8 (6.45%) Blog
5 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.42%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.42%) Photography
6 3 (2.42%) Video Editing
7 2 (1.61%) W3C
8 1 (0.81%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.81%) CCTV
8 1 (0.81%) Statistics
8 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.94%) E-Commerce
2 47 (37.90%) Analytics
3 28 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
4 25 (20.16%) Content Management
5 18 (14.52%) Web Development
6 16 (12.90%) Pay per click
7 15 (12.10%) Web Analytics
7 15 (12.10%) OO
8 13 (10.48%) Project Management
9 12 (9.68%) Web Design
9 12 (9.68%) Email Marketing
9 12 (9.68%) Online Marketing
10 11 (8.87%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (8.87%) Web Application Development
10 11 (8.87%) OOD
11 9 (7.26%) ITIL
12 8 (6.45%) Supplier Management
12 8 (6.45%) MVC
12 8 (6.45%) Search Engine Marketing
12 8 (6.45%) Link Building
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 29 (23.39%) PHP
3 18 (14.52%) C#
4 9 (7.26%) PHP5
5 7 (5.65%) SQL
6 1 (0.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) WCAG
1 1 (0.81%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (32.26%) Google
2 19 (15.32%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.10%) Adobe
4 8 (6.45%) Facebook
4 8 (6.45%) Twitter
5 2 (1.61%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.81%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.81%) Omniture
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