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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 190 136 194
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +58
Permanent jobs citing SEO 63 127 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.80% 1.74% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 2.26% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 49 102 70
Average salary £29,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.60% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £23,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
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
6222 5621 6663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.74% 76.96% 74.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5014 4726 5650
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire -10 21 £29,500 -15.71% 4
Essex +19 18 £30,000 +30.43% 1
Hertfordshire -37 16 £28,000 -13.84% 3
Bedfordshire -35 8 £50,000 +56.25% 3
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 109 (68.99%) HTML
2 96 (60.76%) CSS
3 88 (55.70%) Marketing
4 75 (47.47%) JavaScript
5 56 (35.44%) Analytics
6 53 (33.54%) E-Commerce
6 53 (33.54%) CMS
7 52 (32.91%) HTML5
8 48 (30.38%) Digital Marketing
9 45 (28.48%) Google
10 41 (25.95%) Google Analytics
11 38 (24.05%) Social Media
11 38 (24.05%) Degree
12 37 (23.42%) PHP
12 37 (23.42%) Photoshop
13 36 (22.78%) CSS3
14 31 (19.62%) Pay per click
15 29 (18.35%) .NET
15 29 (18.35%) ASP.NET
15 29 (18.35%) jQuery
16 25 (15.82%) Web Development
17 23 (14.56%) Web Design
17 23 (14.56%) Digital Media
18 22 (13.92%) Content Management
19 19 (12.03%) MySQL
19 19 (12.03%) WordPress
20 18 (11.39%) Ajax
20 18 (11.39%) Retail
21 17 (10.76%) Adobe Illustrator
21 17 (10.76%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 53 (33.54%) CMS
2 19 (12.03%) WordPress
3 16 (10.13%) Umbraco
4 14 (8.86%) Node.js
5 5 (3.16%) PrestaShop
6 4 (2.53%) IIS
6 4 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.90%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.90%) Drupal
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.63%) Apache
8 1 (0.63%) TeamSite
Applications
1 37 (23.42%) Photoshop
2 17 (10.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (5.70%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.53%) Fireworks
4 4 (2.53%) MS Office
5 3 (1.90%) InDesign
6 2 (1.27%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 41 (25.95%) Google Analytics
2 13 (8.23%) Magento
3 8 (5.06%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.59%) Internet
2 5 (3.16%) FTP
3 3 (1.90%) DHCP
3 3 (1.90%) DNS
4 1 (0.63%) Broadband
4 1 (0.63%) VoIP
4 1 (0.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.03%) MySQL
2 4 (2.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (5.06%) Subversion
2 7 (4.43%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (3.16%) Firebug
3 5 (3.16%) Fiddler
3 5 (3.16%) Jasmine
3 5 (3.16%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.16%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (3.16%) Grunt
3 5 (3.16%) JIRA
4 4 (2.53%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 88 (55.70%) Marketing
2 18 (11.39%) Retail
3 13 (8.23%) Advertising
4 9 (5.70%) Finance
5 4 (2.53%) Publishing
5 4 (2.53%) Legal
6 2 (1.27%) Electronics
6 2 (1.27%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (39.87%) Developer
2 44 (27.85%) Web Developer
3 23 (14.56%) Designer
4 21 (13.29%) Front-End Developer
5 20 (12.66%) Web Designer
6 13 (8.23%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.96%) Marketing Manager
7 11 (6.96%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 11 (6.96%) Copywriter
8 9 (5.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 9 (5.70%) Analyst
9 8 (5.06%) PPC Manager
9 8 (5.06%) PPC Analyst
9 8 (5.06%) PPC Executive
9 8 (5.06%) PPC Specialist
10 7 (4.43%) Marketing Executive
11 6 (3.80%) Marketing Analyst
11 6 (3.80%) Digital Marketing Executive
11 6 (3.80%) Content Manager
12 5 (3.16%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (68.99%) HTML
2 96 (60.76%) CSS
3 52 (32.91%) HTML5
4 36 (22.78%) CSS3
5 29 (18.35%) .NET
5 29 (18.35%) ASP.NET
5 29 (18.35%) jQuery
6 18 (11.39%) Ajax
7 15 (9.49%) XML
8 12 (7.59%) XHTML
9 9 (5.70%) LESS
10 8 (5.06%) REST
11 6 (3.80%) Flash
12 5 (3.16%) Smarty
12 5 (3.16%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.16%) Semantic HTML
12 5 (3.16%) DOM
13 3 (1.90%) WPF
13 3 (1.90%) Silverlight
13 3 (1.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (24.05%) Social Media
2 23 (14.56%) Digital Media
3 16 (10.13%) Copywriting
4 10 (6.33%) Blog
5 9 (5.70%) Semantic Web
6 8 (5.06%) Graphic Design
7 7 (4.43%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.16%) Open Source
9 4 (2.53%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.27%) W3C
10 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.63%) RIA
11 1 (0.63%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.63%) Photography
11 1 (0.63%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (35.44%) Analytics
2 53 (33.54%) E-Commerce
3 48 (30.38%) Digital Marketing
4 31 (19.62%) Pay per click
5 25 (15.82%) Web Development
6 23 (14.56%) Web Design
7 22 (13.92%) Content Management
8 15 (9.49%) Online Marketing
8 15 (9.49%) Information Architecture
8 15 (9.49%) Project Management
9 14 (8.86%) Email Marketing
10 12 (7.59%) B2B
11 10 (6.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (6.33%) Marketing Strategy
12 9 (5.70%) Web Analytics
12 9 (5.70%) OO
13 8 (5.06%) Marketing Analytics
14 7 (4.43%) Link Building
15 6 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (3.80%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 75 (47.47%) JavaScript
2 37 (23.42%) PHP
3 13 (8.23%) SQL
4 9 (5.70%) PHP5
5 8 (5.06%) C#
6 7 (4.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (24.05%) Degree
2 3 (1.90%) MCITP
2 3 (1.90%) MCSE
2 3 (1.90%) CCNA
2 3 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 45 (28.48%) Google
2 17 (10.76%) Adobe
3 11 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.96%) Facebook
3 11 (6.96%) Twitter
4 4 (2.53%) JBoss
5 3 (1.90%) Omniture
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.63%) Interwoven
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