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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 217 249 213
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -36
Permanent jobs citing SEO 34 21 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.29% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.34% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 44
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +23.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £27,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
5415 6265 6372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.68% 85.08% 82.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4585 5270 5163
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Essex +17 13 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Hertfordshire +14 9 £47,500 +46.15% 4
Suffolk -2 5 £24,500 -18.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 4 £35,000 -1.40%
Norfolk - 3 - -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 37 (57.81%) Pay per click
2 34 (53.13%) Marketing
3 31 (48.44%) Social Media
4 26 (40.63%) HTML
5 20 (31.25%) Google
6 18 (28.13%) CSS
6 18 (28.13%) Analytics
6 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (26.56%) Digital Marketing
8 16 (25.00%) Google Analytics
9 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
10 14 (21.88%) Retail
11 13 (20.31%) Degree
12 12 (18.75%) Email Marketing
12 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
13 10 (15.63%) jQuery
13 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
13 10 (15.63%) Web Development
13 10 (15.63%) User Experience
14 9 (14.06%) Business Development
15 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 8 (12.50%) Advertising
15 8 (12.50%) Project Management
15 8 (12.50%) Sass
15 8 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
16 7 (10.94%) Social Media Marketing
16 7 (10.94%) Twitter
16 7 (10.94%) CMS
16 7 (10.94%) PHP
16 7 (10.94%) Content Management

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 7 (10.94%) CMS
2 4 (6.25%) WordPress
3 3 (4.69%) Apache Solr
3 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.13%) Drupal
4 2 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.13%) AdWords
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
1 1 (1.56%) Intranet
1 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) DB2
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.69%) Subversion
2 3 (4.69%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.56%) PEAR
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Xcode
General
1 34 (53.13%) Marketing
2 14 (21.88%) Retail
3 8 (12.50%) Advertising
4 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Marketing Manager
2 13 (20.31%) SEO Specialist
3 12 (18.75%) Developer
4 10 (15.63%) PPC Specialist
5 8 (12.50%) Marketing Executive
6 6 (9.38%) Digital Executive
6 6 (9.38%) Digital Marketing Executive
7 5 (7.81%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Designer
8 4 (6.25%) SEO Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Web Designer
8 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.69%) Product Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Product Marketing Manager
9 3 (4.69%) SEO Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) UI Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Web Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) HTML
2 18 (28.13%) CSS
3 10 (15.63%) jQuery
4 8 (12.50%) Sass
5 6 (9.38%) HTML5
6 5 (7.81%) LESS
6 5 (7.81%) XML
7 3 (4.69%) .NET
7 3 (4.69%) Ajax
7 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.69%) CSS3
8 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.56%) Ext JS
9 1 (1.56%) LAMP
9 1 (1.56%) Laravel
9 1 (1.56%) React
9 1 (1.56%) RESTful
9 1 (1.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (48.44%) Social Media
2 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (15.63%) User Experience
4 4 (6.25%) Graphic Design
5 3 (4.69%) Blog
5 3 (4.69%) Copywriting
5 3 (4.69%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.13%) iPad
6 2 (3.13%) Social Network
6 2 (3.13%) Statistics
7 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.56%) Fintech
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) Pay per click
2 18 (28.13%) Analytics
3 17 (26.56%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 12 (18.75%) Email Marketing
5 10 (15.63%) Web Development
6 9 (14.06%) Business Development
7 8 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
7 8 (12.50%) Project Management
8 7 (10.94%) Content Management
8 7 (10.94%) Social Media Marketing
9 6 (9.38%) CRM
10 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (6.25%) Display Advertising
11 4 (6.25%) Web Analytics
12 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
12 3 (4.69%) Product Marketing
12 3 (4.69%) Scrum
12 3 (4.69%) Strategic Planning
12 3 (4.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.94%) PHP
3 4 (6.25%) Java
4 3 (4.69%) C#
4 3 (4.69%) VB
5 2 (3.13%) VBA
6 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Analytics IQ
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (4.69%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Google
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.94%) Twitter
4 5 (7.81%) Adobe
4 5 (7.81%) Facebook
4 5 (7.81%) IBM
5 2 (3.13%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.13%) Tealeaf
6 1 (1.56%) Intershop
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle
6 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
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