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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 227 226 204
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Permanent jobs citing SEO 40 57 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.74% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.89% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 64
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -7.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,874 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
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
6006 6379 7090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.70% 82.78% 81.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4870 5178 5865
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +4 12 £47,500 +63.79% 1
Essex +16 10 £25,000 -5.66% 3
Suffolk +9 9 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £31,000 +12.72% 1
Bedfordshire -5 4 £65,500 -43.04% 2
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SEO.

1 40 (74.07%) HTML
2 30 (55.56%) CSS
3 28 (51.85%) Marketing
4 24 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 22 (40.74%) Social Media
5 22 (40.74%) Analytics
6 19 (35.19%) jQuery
6 19 (35.19%) User Experience
7 18 (33.33%) HTML5
7 18 (33.33%) Web Development
8 16 (29.63%) Pay per click
9 15 (27.78%) CMS
9 15 (27.78%) Photoshop
10 14 (25.93%) Adobe
11 11 (20.37%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
12 10 (18.52%) Degree
12 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
12 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (16.67%) Advertising
13 9 (16.67%) C#
14 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
14 8 (14.81%) .NET
14 8 (14.81%) PHP
14 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
14 8 (14.81%) Business Development
14 8 (14.81%) JSON
14 8 (14.81%) Web Analytics
14 8 (14.81%) Email Marketing
15 7 (12.96%) Google

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (27.78%) CMS
2 5 (9.26%) Apache
3 4 (7.41%) nginx
3 4 (7.41%) WordPress
4 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.85%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) Joomla!
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Photoshop
2 6 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (9.26%) InDesign
4 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.56%) AdWords
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.56%) MS Access
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.56%) NUnit
3 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 28 (51.85%) Marketing
2 9 (16.67%) Advertising
3 7 (12.96%) Retail
4 6 (11.11%) Publishing
5 5 (9.26%) Finance
6 3 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Marketing Manager
3 9 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Designer
4 7 (12.96%) Web Designer
5 6 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Marketing Executive
7 4 (7.41%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Digital Executive
8 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing Executive
8 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (5.56%) SEO Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Digital Copywriter
9 2 (3.70%) Junior Copywriter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (74.07%) HTML
2 30 (55.56%) CSS
3 19 (35.19%) jQuery
4 18 (33.33%) HTML5
5 8 (14.81%) .NET
5 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
5 8 (14.81%) JSON
6 7 (12.96%) XML
7 5 (9.26%) CSS3
7 5 (9.26%) LESS
8 4 (7.41%) Ajax
8 4 (7.41%) DOM
8 4 (7.41%) Laravel
8 4 (7.41%) Symfony
8 4 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (7.41%) XHTML
9 3 (5.56%) REST
9 3 (5.56%) SOAP
9 3 (5.56%) Web Services
9 3 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.74%) Social Media
2 19 (35.19%) User Experience
3 7 (12.96%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.41%) Biology
4 4 (7.41%) Life Science
4 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.56%) Blog
6 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.70%) Copywriting
6 2 (3.70%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.70%) iPad
6 2 (3.70%) Statistics
7 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.85%) Fintech
7 1 (1.85%) Social Network
7 1 (1.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Ubuntu
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Analytics
2 18 (33.33%) Web Development
3 16 (29.63%) Pay per click
4 11 (20.37%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.81%) Business Development
6 8 (14.81%) Email Marketing
6 8 (14.81%) Web Analytics
7 7 (12.96%) TDD
7 7 (12.96%) Web Design
8 5 (9.26%) CRM
8 5 (9.26%) Data Entry
8 5 (9.26%) Marketing Strategy
8 5 (9.26%) OO
8 5 (9.26%) Scrum
8 5 (9.26%) Typography
9 4 (7.41%) BDD
9 4 (7.41%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (7.41%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.67%) C#
3 8 (14.81%) PHP
4 3 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Adobe
2 7 (12.96%) Google
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.41%) Facebook
4 4 (7.41%) Twitter
5 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.85%) Intershop
6 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
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