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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 207 171 226
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +55
Permanent jobs citing SEO 47 79 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 1.19% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.48% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27 61 49
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
5821 5337 6600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.23% 80.51% 76.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4636 4295 5685
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Essex -1 21 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Hertfordshire -35 12 - - 2
Suffolk -2 9 £70,000 +133.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -20 3 £18,000 -38.98% 3
Norfolk -2 1 - -
Bedfordshire -3 1 £30,000 -25.00% 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 64 (62.75%) HTML
2 56 (54.90%) E-Commerce
3 54 (52.94%) CSS
4 45 (44.12%) JavaScript
5 41 (40.20%) Marketing
6 33 (32.35%) Analytics
7 29 (28.43%) HTML5
7 29 (28.43%) jQuery
8 28 (27.45%) Google
9 27 (26.47%) .NET
10 26 (25.49%) C#
10 26 (25.49%) Web Services
10 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET
11 23 (22.55%) Social Media
12 22 (21.57%) CSS3
13 21 (20.59%) .NET Framework
14 20 (19.61%) Web Development
14 20 (19.61%) Content Management
14 20 (19.61%) SQL Server
15 19 (18.63%) PHP
16 18 (17.65%) SQL
16 18 (17.65%) Google Analytics
17 17 (16.67%) Pay per click
17 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
18 16 (15.69%) Waterfall
18 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
19 15 (14.71%) CMS
19 15 (14.71%) Degree
19 15 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (14.71%) CMS
2 11 (10.78%) JBoss
2 11 (10.78%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.78%) IIS
3 9 (8.82%) WordPress
4 3 (2.94%) Drupal
5 2 (1.96%) PrestaShop
5 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.98%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.98%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (13.73%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.92%) MS Office
3 3 (2.94%) InDesign
3 3 (2.94%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.96%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.96%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) FTP
2 2 (1.96%) Internet
2 2 (1.96%) HTTP
3 1 (0.98%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.82%) MySQL
4 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.92%) DB2
5 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (0.98%) Firebug
3 1 (0.98%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.98%) Grunt
3 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.98%) Jasmine
General
1 41 (40.20%) Marketing
2 11 (10.78%) Retail
3 4 (3.92%) iGaming
3 4 (3.92%) Games
3 4 (3.92%) Finance
4 2 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (43.14%) Developer
2 22 (21.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 22 (21.57%) C# Developer
3 18 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 16 (15.69%) Web Developer
5 9 (8.82%) SEO Specialist
6 7 (6.86%) Communications Officer
7 6 (5.88%) Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.90%) E-Commerce Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (4.90%) SEO Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Designer
9 4 (3.92%) Digital Marketing Executive
9 4 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Web Designer
9 4 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Marketing Executive
9 4 (3.92%) Marketing Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (62.75%) HTML
2 54 (52.94%) CSS
3 29 (28.43%) HTML5
3 29 (28.43%) jQuery
4 27 (26.47%) .NET
5 26 (25.49%) Web Services
5 26 (25.49%) ASP.NET
6 22 (21.57%) CSS3
7 21 (20.59%) .NET Framework
8 13 (12.75%) LINQ
8 13 (12.75%) Ajax
8 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (12.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 13 (12.75%) LINQ to SQL
9 9 (8.82%) JSP
10 6 (5.88%) XML
11 3 (2.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.55%) Social Media
2 11 (10.78%) Open Source
3 9 (8.82%) Copywriting
4 8 (7.84%) User Experience
4 8 (7.84%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.84%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.90%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.92%) Blog
7 3 (2.94%) Video Editing
8 2 (1.96%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.96%) Photography
8 2 (1.96%) W3C
9 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.98%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.98%) Statistics
9 1 (0.98%) CCTV
9 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (54.90%) E-Commerce
2 33 (32.35%) Analytics
3 20 (19.61%) Web Development
3 20 (19.61%) Content Management
4 17 (16.67%) Pay per click
4 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (15.69%) Waterfall
6 14 (13.73%) MVC
7 13 (12.75%) Project Management
8 12 (11.76%) Web Analytics
8 12 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (11.76%) ITIL
8 12 (11.76%) OO
9 11 (10.78%) OOD
9 11 (10.78%) Web Application Development
10 9 (8.82%) CRM
10 9 (8.82%) Web Design
10 9 (8.82%) Online Marketing
11 8 (7.84%) Search Engine Marketing
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.12%) JavaScript
2 26 (25.49%) C#
3 19 (18.63%) PHP
4 18 (17.65%) SQL
5 5 (4.90%) Ruby
6 2 (1.96%) PHP5
6 2 (1.96%) VB
6 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.98%) C++
7 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (27.45%) Google
2 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.80%) Adobe
4 3 (2.94%) Facebook
4 3 (2.94%) Twitter
5 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.98%) Sage
6 1 (0.98%) Sitecore
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Superb - dependant on experience.
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Explore Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago