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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England / East of England
Rank 191 248 212
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -36
Permanent jobs citing SEO 56 16 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.95% 0.24% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.27% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 40 7 28
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £32,000 £27,436
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,300 £62,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
5134 5833 6009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.40% 85.87% 84.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4226 4805 4797
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +37 34 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Essex +27 11 £32,000 -8.57%
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £24,000 -43.19% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £37,500 -
Norfolk -18 1 - -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 47 (52.22%) Marketing
2 37 (41.11%) Analytics
3 36 (40.00%) CMS
4 33 (36.67%) HTML
5 32 (35.56%) Google
6 29 (32.22%) Web Development
7 27 (30.00%) Google Analytics
7 27 (30.00%) CSS
8 25 (27.78%) Social Media
9 24 (26.67%) WordPress
9 24 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 22 (24.44%) E-Commerce
11 21 (23.33%) Finance
12 19 (21.11%) Digital Marketing
13 18 (20.00%) AngularJS
14 16 (17.78%) Pay per click
14 16 (17.78%) MVC
14 16 (17.78%) C#
15 15 (16.67%) SQL
15 15 (16.67%) .NET
15 15 (16.67%) jQuery
16 14 (15.56%) PHP
16 14 (15.56%) Sass
17 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET
18 12 (13.33%) Software Engineering
19 11 (12.22%) Content Management
19 11 (12.22%) Selenium
19 11 (12.22%) MySQL

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 36 (40.00%) CMS
2 24 (26.67%) WordPress
3 9 (10.00%) Umbraco
4 6 (6.67%) Drupal
5 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.11%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (5.56%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.33%) MS Office
4 2 (2.22%) InDesign
5 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Magento
1 1 (1.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (30.00%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.44%) AdWords
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) MySQL
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Selenium
2 10 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.00%) Grunt
4 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.11%) RSpec
6 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 47 (52.22%) Marketing
2 21 (23.33%) Finance
3 8 (8.89%) Advertising
3 8 (8.89%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Developer
2 13 (14.44%) C# Developer
2 13 (14.44%) Marketing Manager
2 13 (14.44%) Web Developer
3 11 (12.22%) SEO Manager
4 9 (10.00%) C# Programmer
4 9 (10.00%) Programmer
5 7 (7.78%) Account Manager
5 7 (7.78%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 7 (7.78%) SEO Account Manager
5 7 (7.78%) SEO Specialist
6 6 (6.67%) Angular Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Digital Executive
7 5 (5.56%) Digital Marketing Executive
7 5 (5.56%) Marketing Executive
8 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Google Analytics Specialist
8 4 (4.44%) Marketing Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (36.67%) HTML
2 27 (30.00%) CSS
3 18 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 15 (16.67%) .NET
4 15 (16.67%) jQuery
5 14 (15.56%) Sass
6 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET
6 13 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (10.00%) CSS3
7 9 (10.00%) HTML5
7 9 (10.00%) SignalR
7 9 (10.00%) WebSockets
8 7 (7.78%) JSON
8 7 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (5.56%) React
9 5 (5.56%) RESTful
9 5 (5.56%) Web Services
9 5 (5.56%) XML
10 4 (4.44%) Ajax
10 4 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.78%) Social Media
2 24 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.00%) Spread Betting
4 8 (8.89%) Blog
4 8 (8.89%) User Experience
5 3 (3.33%) Copywriting
6 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.11%) FMCG
7 1 (1.11%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.11%) Analytics
2 29 (32.22%) Web Development
3 22 (24.44%) E-Commerce
4 19 (21.11%) Digital Marketing
5 16 (17.78%) MVC
5 16 (17.78%) Pay per click
6 12 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 11 (12.22%) Content Management
8 10 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 9 (10.00%) Load Testing
9 9 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (10.00%) Web Testing
10 8 (8.89%) Online Marketing
10 8 (8.89%) Open Source
10 8 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (8.89%) TDD
10 8 (8.89%) Wireframes
11 7 (7.78%) Web Design
12 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (6.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.78%) C#
3 15 (16.67%) SQL
4 14 (15.56%) PHP
5 9 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 6 (6.67%) Python
7 4 (4.44%) VB
8 3 (3.33%) Java
8 3 (3.33%) VBA
9 2 (2.22%) C++
9 2 (2.22%) Ruby
9 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.11%) cPanel
1 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (35.56%) Google
2 8 (8.89%) Twitter
3 7 (7.78%) Facebook
3 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.44%) Adobe
5 3 (3.33%) IBM
5 3 (3.33%) Tealeaf
5 3 (3.33%) Zend
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle
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