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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 234 207 141
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -66
Permanent jobs citing SEO 20 57 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.74% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.92% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 44 95
Average salary £37,500 £29,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.11% -10.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,900 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
6013 6181 5700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.23% 80.14% 78.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5054 4995 4829
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 12 £37,500 +33.92% 3
Bedfordshire +4 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Cambridgeshire +2 3 £35,500 +20.33% 4
Essex -24 2 £37,500 +25.00% 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 33 (54.10%) Marketing
2 32 (52.46%) Analytics
3 29 (47.54%) Google
4 26 (42.62%) Google Analytics
4 26 (42.62%) HTML
5 23 (37.70%) Digital Marketing
6 22 (36.07%) CSS
7 20 (32.79%) Content Management
8 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
9 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (24.59%) Project Management
9 15 (24.59%) Pay per click
10 12 (19.67%) Email Marketing
10 12 (19.67%) Social Media
10 12 (19.67%) CMS
10 12 (19.67%) PHP
11 11 (18.03%) jQuery
12 10 (16.39%) Web Development
13 9 (14.75%) Finance
14 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
14 8 (13.11%) Ruby
14 8 (13.11%) SQL
14 8 (13.11%) Copywriting
15 7 (11.48%) Umbraco
15 7 (11.48%) Kinect
15 7 (11.48%) Mobile App
15 7 (11.48%) Raspberry Pi
15 7 (11.48%) JSP
15 7 (11.48%) B2B
16 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (19.67%) CMS
2 7 (11.48%) Umbraco
3 4 (6.56%) WordPress
3 4 (6.56%) Drupal
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.20%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (42.62%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) FTP
1 1 (1.64%) DNS
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) MySQL
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (54.10%) Marketing
2 9 (14.75%) Finance
3 5 (8.20%) Advertising
3 5 (8.20%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Publishing
5 1 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Web Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Account Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Account Director
4 7 (11.48%) Digital Account Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Digital Account Director
5 6 (9.84%) PPC Executive
5 6 (9.84%) PPC Manager
5 6 (9.84%) PPC Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Communications Manager
5 6 (9.84%) PPC Specialist
6 5 (8.20%) Marketing Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 4 (6.56%) SEO Manager
8 3 (4.92%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Marketing Executive
8 3 (4.92%) Communications Officer
9 2 (3.28%) Social Media Executive
9 2 (3.28%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Marketing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) HTML
2 22 (36.07%) CSS
3 11 (18.03%) jQuery
4 7 (11.48%) JSP
5 6 (9.84%) HTML5
6 5 (8.20%) CSS3
6 5 (8.20%) Ajax
7 4 (6.56%) .NET
8 3 (4.92%) XHTML
8 3 (4.92%) LAMP
9 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.64%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.64%) LINQ to SQL
10 1 (1.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Social Media
2 8 (13.11%) Copywriting
3 7 (11.48%) Kinect
3 7 (11.48%) Mobile App
3 7 (11.48%) Raspberry Pi
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.92%) User Experience
5 3 (4.92%) Blog
6 2 (3.28%) Social Network
7 1 (1.64%) FMCG
7 1 (1.64%) W3C
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.64%) Statistics
7 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.64%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Analytics
2 23 (37.70%) Digital Marketing
3 20 (32.79%) Content Management
4 15 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (24.59%) Project Management
4 15 (24.59%) Pay per click
5 12 (19.67%) Email Marketing
6 10 (16.39%) Web Development
7 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
8 7 (11.48%) B2B
9 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.84%) Resource Management
9 6 (9.84%) Online Marketing
10 4 (6.56%) Marketing Strategy
10 4 (6.56%) Web Design
11 3 (4.92%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.28%) Digital Content Management
12 2 (3.28%) Campaign Management
12 2 (3.28%) Customer Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
2 12 (19.67%) PHP
3 8 (13.11%) SQL
3 8 (13.11%) Ruby
4 2 (3.28%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) Perl
5 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Google
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Adobe
3 3 (4.92%) Omniture
4 2 (3.28%) DoubleClick
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Apple
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