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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 195 197 189
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing SEO 61 88 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.82% 1.02% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.30% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37 66 77
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
5957 6755 6645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.83% 78.36% 76.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4837 5542 5721
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 26 £29,000 -3.33% 3
Bedfordshire +24 10 £72,500 +81.25%
Essex +11 10 £26,500 +39.47%
Suffolk +5 8 £30,000 +9.09% 5
Cambridgeshire -8 7 £27,500 -20.28%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 63 (58.33%) HTML
2 52 (48.15%) E-Commerce
3 51 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 51 (47.22%) CSS
4 43 (39.81%) Analytics
5 36 (33.33%) jQuery
6 32 (29.63%) Google
6 32 (29.63%) Marketing
7 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
7 29 (26.85%) HTML5
8 28 (25.93%) Content Management
9 25 (23.15%) .NET
10 24 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (21.30%) ASP.NET
11 23 (21.30%) C#
12 22 (20.37%) SQL
12 22 (20.37%) Web Development
12 22 (20.37%) Social Media
12 22 (20.37%) Google Analytics
13 21 (19.44%) PHP
14 20 (18.52%) CSS3
15 19 (17.59%) Project Management
15 19 (17.59%) MVC
15 19 (17.59%) Ajax
16 18 (16.67%) Pay per click
16 18 (16.67%) Web Services
16 18 (16.67%) Copywriting
17 17 (15.74%) Responsive Web Design
17 17 (15.74%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (14.81%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (14.81%) CMS
2 7 (6.48%) Drupal
3 5 (4.63%) WordPress
4 4 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.85%) IIS
5 2 (1.85%) JBoss
5 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.93%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.85%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 22 (20.37%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) FTP
1 4 (3.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.26%) MySQL
4 9 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.48%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.48%) DB2
6 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) TeamCity
1 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.78%) Dreamweaver
General
1 32 (29.63%) Marketing
2 7 (6.48%) Retail
3 6 (5.56%) Finance
4 4 (3.70%) Games
4 4 (3.70%) iGaming
5 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.85%) Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (46.30%) Developer
2 25 (23.15%) Web Developer
3 15 (13.89%) .NET Developer
3 15 (13.89%) C# Developer
3 15 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (12.96%) Communications Officer
5 9 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.41%) SEO Specialist
7 7 (6.48%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (6.48%) PHP Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (3.70%) E-Commerce Manager
9 4 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Web Manager
9 4 (3.70%) SEO Manager
9 4 (3.70%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Designer
10 3 (2.78%) Junior PHP Web Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Junior PHP Developer
10 3 (2.78%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (58.33%) HTML
2 51 (47.22%) CSS
3 36 (33.33%) jQuery
4 29 (26.85%) HTML5
5 25 (23.15%) .NET
6 23 (21.30%) ASP.NET
7 20 (18.52%) CSS3
8 19 (17.59%) Ajax
9 18 (16.67%) Web Services
10 17 (15.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (13.89%) JSP
12 14 (12.96%) .NET Framework
12 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (11.11%) Entity Framework
13 12 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
13 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 12 (11.11%) LINQ
14 9 (8.33%) XML
15 5 (4.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Social Media
2 18 (16.67%) Copywriting
3 9 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.41%) Performance Metrics
5 7 (6.48%) User Experience
6 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.78%) FMCG
7 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.78%) W3C
7 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.85%) Open Source
8 2 (1.85%) Social Network
8 2 (1.85%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.85%) Photography
8 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) BBC
9 1 (0.93%) Statistics
9 1 (0.93%) Kinect
9 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.93%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (48.15%) E-Commerce
2 43 (39.81%) Analytics
3 28 (25.93%) Content Management
4 24 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (20.37%) Web Development
6 19 (17.59%) Project Management
6 19 (17.59%) MVC
7 18 (16.67%) Pay per click
8 17 (15.74%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (13.89%) Waterfall
10 14 (12.96%) Mobile Development
11 13 (12.04%) Web Analytics
12 9 (8.33%) Search Engine Marketing
13 8 (7.41%) Supplier Management
13 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (7.41%) Web Design
14 7 (6.48%) OO
14 7 (6.48%) CRM
15 6 (5.56%) Scrum
15 6 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 51 (47.22%) JavaScript
2 23 (21.30%) C#
3 22 (20.37%) SQL
4 21 (19.44%) PHP
5 9 (8.33%) Ruby
6 3 (2.78%) Java
7 2 (1.85%) VBScript
7 2 (1.85%) VB
7 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 32 (29.63%) Google
2 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.56%) Adobe
4 1 (0.93%) Apple
4 1 (0.93%) Sage
4 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
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