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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 204 191 189
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing SEO 63 86 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.87% 1.09% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.38% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 37 67 68
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
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
5813 6218 6455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.06% 78.71% 76.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 5094 5519
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -4 23 £27,436 -8.54% 2
Essex +9 14 £26,500 +39.47%
Bedfordshire +16 10 £72,500 +81.25% 1
Suffolk -1 9 £37,500 +36.36%
Cambridgeshire -5 7 £27,500 -19.11%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 76 (61.29%) HTML
2 61 (49.19%) CSS
3 59 (47.58%) JavaScript
4 58 (46.77%) E-Commerce
5 49 (39.52%) Analytics
6 38 (30.65%) Marketing
7 37 (29.84%) jQuery
8 36 (29.03%) Google
9 33 (26.61%) Content Management
10 32 (25.81%) .NET
10 32 (25.81%) HTML5
11 30 (24.19%) Social Media
11 30 (24.19%) SQL Server
11 30 (24.19%) ASP.NET
11 30 (24.19%) C#
12 27 (21.77%) Web Development
13 25 (20.16%) Google Analytics
14 24 (19.35%) Web Services
15 23 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (18.55%) CSS3
16 22 (17.74%) Copywriting
16 22 (17.74%) PHP
17 21 (16.94%) SQL
18 20 (16.13%) .NET Framework
18 20 (16.13%) Ajax
18 20 (16.13%) Pay per click
18 20 (16.13%) MVC
19 18 (14.52%) CMS
19 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
19 18 (14.52%) Responsive Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (14.52%) CMS
2 8 (6.45%) IIS
2 8 (6.45%) JBoss
2 8 (6.45%) Drupal
2 8 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.65%) WordPress
4 4 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.81%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 17 (13.71%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.61%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.61%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.81%) InDesign
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (20.16%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) FTP
2 4 (3.23%) HTTP
3 3 (2.42%) Internet
4 1 (0.81%) RTSP
4 1 (0.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (12.10%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.68%) MySQL
4 7 (5.65%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.65%) DB2
5 3 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.03%) TeamCity
2 5 (4.03%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 38 (30.65%) Marketing
2 10 (8.06%) Retail
3 5 (4.03%) Finance
4 4 (3.23%) Games
4 4 (3.23%) iGaming
5 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (46.77%) Developer
2 26 (20.97%) Web Developer
3 21 (16.94%) C# Developer
3 21 (16.94%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (14.52%) Communications Officer
5 17 (13.71%) .NET Developer
6 11 (8.87%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.45%) PHP Developer
7 8 (6.45%) SEO Specialist
8 7 (5.65%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.84%) E-Commerce Manager
9 6 (4.84%) Senior Web Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Junior
11 4 (3.23%) PHP Web Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Web Manager
11 4 (3.23%) SEO Manager
11 4 (3.23%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (61.29%) HTML
2 61 (49.19%) CSS
3 37 (29.84%) jQuery
4 32 (25.81%) HTML5
4 32 (25.81%) .NET
5 30 (24.19%) ASP.NET
6 24 (19.35%) Web Services
7 23 (18.55%) CSS3
8 20 (16.13%) Ajax
8 20 (16.13%) .NET Framework
9 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (12.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (10.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (10.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 13 (10.48%) LINQ to SQL
11 13 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (10.48%) LINQ
11 13 (10.48%) JSP
12 9 (7.26%) XML
13 5 (4.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.19%) Social Media
2 22 (17.74%) Copywriting
3 9 (7.26%) Algorithms
4 8 (6.45%) Performance Metrics
4 8 (6.45%) Open Source
5 7 (5.65%) User Experience
6 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.42%) FMCG
7 3 (2.42%) W3C
8 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.61%) Statistics
8 2 (1.61%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.61%) Photography
8 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.81%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.81%) BBC
9 1 (0.81%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.81%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (46.77%) E-Commerce
2 49 (39.52%) Analytics
3 33 (26.61%) Content Management
4 27 (21.77%) Web Development
5 23 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (16.13%) Pay per click
6 20 (16.13%) MVC
7 18 (14.52%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (13.71%) Project Management
9 16 (12.90%) Waterfall
10 14 (11.29%) Web Analytics
11 13 (10.48%) OO
12 10 (8.06%) ITIL
13 9 (7.26%) Web Design
14 8 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (6.45%) CRM
14 8 (6.45%) OOD
14 8 (6.45%) Supplier Management
14 8 (6.45%) Search Engine Marketing
14 8 (6.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.58%) JavaScript
2 30 (24.19%) C#
3 22 (17.74%) PHP
4 21 (16.94%) SQL
5 7 (5.65%) Ruby
6 3 (2.42%) Java
7 2 (1.61%) VBScript
7 2 (1.61%) VB
7 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.81%) Python
8 1 (0.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 36 (29.03%) Google
2 16 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.45%) Adobe
4 1 (0.81%) Apple
4 1 (0.81%) Sage
4 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
Watford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
St. Albans
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Stock Options, Holiday
Posted: 20 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 days ago