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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 203 248 199
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -49
Permanent jobs citing SEO 42 36 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.46% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.55% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 72
Median salary £32,500 £34,066 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.59% -5.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
5576 6523 6899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.85% 84.22% 82.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4710 5391 5683
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +19 17 £47,500 +31.94% 2
Essex +17 12 £35,000 +42.85% 2
Suffolk +8 5 £24,500 -18.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £27,250 -40.10%
Bedfordshire - 4 £32,500 - 2
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 41 (60.29%) HTML
2 34 (50.00%) Marketing
3 31 (45.59%) CSS
4 28 (41.18%) Pay per click
5 26 (38.24%) Social Media
6 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
7 21 (30.88%) Analytics
8 17 (25.00%) Web Development
9 16 (23.53%) HTML5
10 15 (22.06%) User Experience
10 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
10 15 (22.06%) jQuery
10 15 (22.06%) Photoshop
10 15 (22.06%) E-Commerce
11 14 (20.59%) Adobe
11 14 (20.59%) CMS
11 14 (20.59%) Digital Marketing
12 13 (19.12%) Google
12 13 (19.12%) Degree
12 13 (19.12%) Retail
13 12 (17.65%) Google Analytics
13 12 (17.65%) Email Marketing
14 11 (16.18%) PHP
15 10 (14.71%) Advertising
16 9 (13.24%) XML
16 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
16 9 (13.24%) Business Development
16 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (13.24%) LESS
17 8 (11.76%) Sass

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 14 (20.59%) CMS
2 6 (8.82%) WordPress
3 5 (7.35%) Apache
4 4 (5.88%) nginx
5 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.94%) Drupal
5 2 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.47%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (1.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) Joomla!
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (7.35%) InDesign
4 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.41%) AdWords
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) Intranet
2 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.94%) DB2
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) Subversion
2 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.41%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.47%) PEAR
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) Xcode
General
1 34 (50.00%) Marketing
2 13 (19.12%) Retail
3 10 (14.71%) Advertising
4 6 (8.82%) Publishing
5 3 (4.41%) Games
6 2 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) Marketing Manager
3 9 (13.24%) Designer
3 9 (13.24%) Web Designer
3 9 (13.24%) Web Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (7.35%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Marketing Executive
6 5 (7.35%) SEO Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.88%) PPC Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) SEO Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Digital Executive
8 3 (4.41%) Digital Marketing Executive
8 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Product Marketing Manager
8 3 (4.41%) SEO Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Software Product Manager
8 3 (4.41%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (60.29%) HTML
2 31 (45.59%) CSS
3 16 (23.53%) HTML5
4 15 (22.06%) jQuery
5 9 (13.24%) LESS
5 9 (13.24%) XML
6 8 (11.76%) Sass
7 7 (10.29%) CSS3
8 5 (7.35%) .NET
8 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
8 5 (7.35%) Laravel
9 4 (5.88%) JSON
9 4 (5.88%) Symfony
9 4 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (4.41%) Ajax
10 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.47%) COM
11 1 (1.47%) Ext JS
11 1 (1.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.24%) Social Media
2 15 (22.06%) User Experience
3 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.88%) Graphic Design
6 3 (4.41%) Blog
6 3 (4.41%) Copywriting
6 3 (4.41%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.94%) iPad
7 2 (2.94%) Social Network
7 2 (2.94%) Statistics
8 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.47%) Fintech
8 1 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Pay per click
2 21 (30.88%) Analytics
3 17 (25.00%) Web Development
4 15 (22.06%) E-Commerce
5 14 (20.59%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (17.65%) Email Marketing
7 9 (13.24%) Business Development
8 8 (11.76%) Marketing Strategy
9 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.29%) CRM
9 7 (10.29%) Social Media Marketing
10 5 (7.35%) Data Entry
10 5 (7.35%) Scrum
10 5 (7.35%) Typography
11 4 (5.88%) BDD
11 4 (5.88%) Competitor Analysis
11 4 (5.88%) Content Management
11 4 (5.88%) Software Architecture
11 4 (5.88%) TDD
11 4 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
2 11 (16.18%) PHP
3 6 (8.82%) C#
4 2 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (4.41%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Adobe
2 13 (19.12%) Google
3 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.35%) Twitter
5 4 (5.88%) Facebook
6 2 (2.94%) IBM
6 2 (2.94%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.47%) Intershop
7 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
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