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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 249 222 172
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -50
Permanent jobs citing SEO 15 45 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.62% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.75% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 62
Average salary £31,750 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.44% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £26,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £63,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
6001 6006 5520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.19% 83.23% 83.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 4792 4451
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,313 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Suffolk -15 6 £26,000 -61.48% 4
Cambridgeshire 0 4 £24,500 +36.11% 2
Norfolk +9 3 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire +3 1 £67,000 +123.33% 2
Essex -22 1 - - 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 40 (76.92%) HTML
2 36 (69.23%) Analytics
3 32 (61.54%) CSS
4 29 (55.77%) Marketing
5 24 (46.15%) E-Commerce
6 22 (42.31%) User Experience
7 20 (38.46%) Google
7 20 (38.46%) Social Media
8 18 (34.62%) jQuery
9 17 (32.69%) Google Analytics
10 16 (30.77%) Web Analytics
11 15 (28.85%) Web Development
12 13 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
12 13 (25.00%) Online Marketing
13 12 (23.08%) WordPress
13 12 (23.08%) Degree
13 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
14 11 (21.15%) CMS
14 11 (21.15%) HTML5
15 10 (19.23%) Google Tag Manager
16 9 (17.31%) PHP
16 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
17 7 (13.46%) Adobe
17 7 (13.46%) Advertising
17 7 (13.46%) Time Management
17 7 (13.46%) Magento
17 7 (13.46%) Hadoop
17 7 (13.46%) JSON
18 6 (11.54%) Project Planning
18 6 (11.54%) Pay per click

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (23.08%) WordPress
2 11 (21.15%) CMS
3 3 (5.77%) Apache
3 3 (5.77%) nginx
4 2 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.54%) Photoshop
3 4 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (7.69%) InDesign
3 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.85%) MS Office
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.69%) Google Analytics
2 10 (19.23%) Google Tag Manager
3 3 (5.77%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) Big Data
3 3 (5.77%) MS Access
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.77%) NUnit
1 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (55.77%) Marketing
2 7 (13.46%) Advertising
3 5 (9.62%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) French Language
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Developer
2 7 (13.46%) Web Analytics Specialist
2 7 (13.46%) Web Specialist
3 6 (11.54%) Copywriter
3 6 (11.54%) Digital Copywriter
3 6 (11.54%) Junior
3 6 (11.54%) Junior Copywriter
4 5 (9.62%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Team Leader
5 4 (7.69%) Designer
5 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
5 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) SEO Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Web Designer
6 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (76.92%) HTML
2 32 (61.54%) CSS
3 18 (34.62%) jQuery
4 11 (21.15%) HTML5
5 7 (13.46%) JSON
6 5 (9.62%) DOM
7 4 (7.69%) .NET
7 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 3 (5.77%) Ajax
8 3 (5.77%) REST
8 3 (5.77%) SOAP
8 3 (5.77%) Web Services
8 3 (5.77%) WinForms
8 3 (5.77%) XHTML
8 3 (5.77%) XML
9 2 (3.85%) CSS3
9 2 (3.85%) Laravel
9 2 (3.85%) LESS
9 2 (3.85%) Symfony
9 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) User Experience
2 20 (38.46%) Social Media
3 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.62%) Biology
4 5 (9.62%) Life Science
4 5 (9.62%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Analytics
2 24 (46.15%) E-Commerce
3 16 (30.77%) Web Analytics
4 15 (28.85%) Web Development
5 13 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (25.00%) Online Marketing
6 7 (13.46%) Time Management
7 6 (11.54%) Pay per click
7 6 (11.54%) Project Planning
7 6 (11.54%) Search Engine Marketing
8 5 (9.62%) Asset Management
8 5 (9.62%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (9.62%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (9.62%) Human Factors
8 5 (9.62%) Internet Marketing
8 5 (9.62%) Marketing Strategy
8 5 (9.62%) Product Management
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) Rapid Prototyping
8 5 (9.62%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.31%) PHP
3 4 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (5.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Google
2 7 (13.46%) Adobe
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
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