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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 172 126 179
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +53
Permanent jobs citing SEO 88 137 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.10% 1.78% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 2.35% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70 103 85
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 £24,750 £24,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -0.79%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6243 5840 6274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.13% 75.92% 74.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5126 4893 5321
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 £29,000
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 25 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 25 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
Hertfordshire -35 32 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 30 £29,500 -15.71% 3
Essex +9 15 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Bedfordshire -34 11 £45,000 +28.57% 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 125 (71.43%) HTML
2 108 (61.71%) CSS
3 95 (54.29%) Marketing
4 85 (48.57%) JavaScript
5 61 (34.86%) Analytics
6 58 (33.14%) E-Commerce
7 55 (31.43%) CMS
8 51 (29.14%) Google
8 51 (29.14%) HTML5
9 47 (26.86%) Google Analytics
10 44 (25.14%) Pay per click
11 42 (24.00%) Digital Marketing
12 41 (23.43%) .NET
12 41 (23.43%) Photoshop
13 39 (22.29%) ASP.NET
14 38 (21.71%) PHP
14 38 (21.71%) Social Media
15 35 (20.00%) CSS3
16 33 (18.86%) Degree
17 32 (18.29%) jQuery
18 28 (16.00%) Web Design
19 27 (15.43%) Web Development
19 27 (15.43%) Digital Media
20 24 (13.71%) Ajax
21 23 (13.14%) Content Management
22 22 (12.57%) WordPress
23 21 (12.00%) Umbraco
24 19 (10.86%) Online Marketing
24 19 (10.86%) MySQL
24 19 (10.86%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 (31.43%) CMS
2 22 (12.57%) WordPress
3 21 (12.00%) Umbraco
4 13 (7.43%) Node.js
5 8 (4.57%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.29%) IIS
6 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.71%) Drupal
8 2 (1.14%) DNN
8 2 (1.14%) PrestaShop
9 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.57%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.57%) Apache
Applications
1 41 (23.43%) Photoshop
2 17 (9.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (6.86%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.29%) Fireworks
4 4 (2.29%) MS Office
5 3 (1.71%) InDesign
6 2 (1.14%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 47 (26.86%) Google Analytics
2 11 (6.29%) Magento
3 8 (4.57%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.29%) Internet
2 3 (1.71%) DNS
2 3 (1.71%) DHCP
3 2 (1.14%) FTP
4 1 (0.57%) Broadband
4 1 (0.57%) VoIP
4 1 (0.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.86%) MySQL
2 4 (2.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (7.43%) Subversion
2 9 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (2.86%) JIRA
4 4 (2.29%) Firebug
4 4 (2.29%) Fiddler
4 4 (2.29%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.29%) Jasmine
4 4 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.29%) Grunt
4 4 (2.29%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 95 (54.29%) Marketing
2 18 (10.29%) Retail
3 16 (9.14%) Finance
4 13 (7.43%) Advertising
5 5 (2.86%) Legal
6 4 (2.29%) Publishing
7 3 (1.71%) Games
8 2 (1.14%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.57%) Automotive
9 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (38.29%) Developer
2 47 (26.86%) Web Developer
3 27 (15.43%) Designer
4 22 (12.57%) Front-End Developer
5 19 (10.86%) Web Designer
6 14 (8.00%) Marketing Manager
6 14 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.43%) PPC Specialist
7 13 (7.43%) PPC Manager
7 13 (7.43%) PPC Analyst
7 13 (7.43%) PPC Executive
8 11 (6.29%) Copywriter
9 9 (5.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 9 (5.14%) Digital Marketing Manager
10 6 (3.43%) UI Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Front-End Web Developer
10 6 (3.43%) UI Programmer
10 6 (3.43%) E-Commerce Manager
11 5 (2.86%) Analyst
11 5 (2.86%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (71.43%) HTML
2 108 (61.71%) CSS
3 51 (29.14%) HTML5
4 41 (23.43%) .NET
5 39 (22.29%) ASP.NET
6 35 (20.00%) CSS3
7 32 (18.29%) jQuery
8 24 (13.71%) Ajax
9 17 (9.71%) XML
10 12 (6.86%) XHTML
11 9 (5.14%) Flash
11 9 (5.14%) WPF
11 9 (5.14%) Silverlight
11 9 (5.14%) LESS
12 7 (4.00%) REST
13 6 (3.43%) WinForms
14 4 (2.29%) DOM
14 4 (2.29%) Sass
14 4 (2.29%) AngularJS
14 4 (2.29%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.71%) Social Media
2 27 (15.43%) Digital Media
3 18 (10.29%) Copywriting
4 10 (5.71%) Graphic Design
5 9 (5.14%) Semantic Web
6 8 (4.57%) Mobile App
7 7 (4.00%) Blog
8 5 (2.86%) Open Source
9 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.29%) RIA
9 4 (2.29%) W3C
10 3 (1.71%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.57%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.57%) Photography
12 1 (0.57%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.86%) Windows
2 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.86%) Analytics
2 58 (33.14%) E-Commerce
3 44 (25.14%) Pay per click
4 42 (24.00%) Digital Marketing
5 28 (16.00%) Web Design
6 27 (15.43%) Web Development
7 23 (13.14%) Content Management
8 19 (10.86%) Online Marketing
9 17 (9.71%) Project Management
10 15 (8.57%) Information Architecture
11 13 (7.43%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (5.71%) B2B
13 10 (5.71%) Marketing Strategy
13 10 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
14 9 (5.14%) OO
14 9 (5.14%) Web Analytics
15 8 (4.57%) Email Marketing
15 8 (4.57%) Software Engineering
15 8 (4.57%) Marketing Analytics
Programming Languages
1 85 (48.57%) JavaScript
2 38 (21.71%) PHP
3 16 (9.14%) SQL
4 14 (8.00%) C#
5 9 (5.14%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.43%) PHP5
7 3 (1.71%) XAML
8 1 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (18.86%) Degree
2 3 (1.71%) MCSE
2 3 (1.71%) CCNA
2 3 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.71%) MCITP
3 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.71%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 51 (29.14%) Google
2 19 (10.86%) Adobe
3 13 (7.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.57%) Facebook
4 8 (4.57%) Twitter
5 4 (2.29%) JBoss
6 3 (1.71%) Omniture
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle
7 1 (0.57%) SAP
7 1 (0.57%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.57%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Competitive salary, depending on skills and experience
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum car allowance, bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
PMS International Group Plc
Posted: 10 days ago
Broxbourne
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago