The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 191 184 181
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing SEO 91 86 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.05% 1.00% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.32% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 66 78 92
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6700 6499 6826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 75.80% 73.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5497 5595 5669
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SEO
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -7 32 £30,000 -22.58% 8
Cambridgeshire +25 30 £34,500 -18.82% 8
Suffolk -2 11 £27,500 +22.22% 3
Bedfordshire -4 11 £40,000 -46.66% 3
Essex -37 4 £19,000 -26.92% 1
Norfolk -6 3 £27,500 -8.33% 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 120 (71.86%) HTML
2 106 (63.47%) CSS
3 88 (52.69%) Marketing
4 87 (52.10%) E-Commerce
5 84 (50.30%) JavaScript
6 54 (32.34%) Analytics
7 49 (29.34%) Pay per click
7 49 (29.34%) PHP
8 46 (27.54%) .NET
9 45 (26.95%) Photoshop
10 40 (23.95%) CMS
10 40 (23.95%) Google
11 35 (20.96%) Google Analytics
11 35 (20.96%) Online Marketing
12 32 (19.16%) Social Media
13 30 (17.96%) jQuery
13 30 (17.96%) Web Design
13 30 (17.96%) ASP.NET
14 29 (17.37%) HTML5
15 27 (16.17%) Web Development
16 26 (15.57%) Adobe
17 24 (14.37%) Finance
17 24 (14.37%) Ajax
17 24 (14.37%) Degree
17 24 (14.37%) CSS3
18 23 (13.77%) MySQL
19 22 (13.17%) Digital Marketing
20 21 (12.57%) Digital Media
20 21 (12.57%) SQL
21 20 (11.98%) WordPress

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (23.95%) CMS
2 20 (11.98%) WordPress
3 10 (5.99%) Joomla!
3 10 (5.99%) Umbraco
4 8 (4.79%) Drupal
5 7 (4.19%) Node.js
6 3 (1.80%) DNN
6 3 (1.80%) IIS
7 2 (1.20%) Apache
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 45 (26.95%) Photoshop
2 9 (5.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (5.39%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.59%) MS Office
3 6 (3.59%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.80%) InDesign
5 2 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.20%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (20.96%) Google Analytics
2 9 (5.39%) Magento
3 4 (2.40%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.60%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.60%) DHCP
2 1 (0.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.77%) MySQL
2 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (7.78%) Subversion
2 10 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.59%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 88 (52.69%) Marketing
2 24 (14.37%) Finance
3 19 (11.38%) Retail
4 7 (4.19%) Legal
5 4 (2.40%) Games
6 3 (1.80%) Publishing
7 2 (1.20%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.20%) Advertising
7 2 (1.20%) Law
8 1 (0.60%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 67 (40.12%) Developer
2 40 (23.95%) Web Developer
3 26 (15.57%) Designer
4 16 (9.58%) Marketing Manager
5 14 (8.38%) PPC Specialist
5 14 (8.38%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (8.38%) PPC Executive
5 14 (8.38%) PPC Manager
5 14 (8.38%) PPC Analyst
6 13 (7.78%) Web Designer
7 12 (7.19%) Web Producer
8 11 (6.59%) E-Commerce Manager
9 10 (5.99%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.79%) PHP Developer
10 8 (4.79%) UI Designer
11 7 (4.19%) Web Manager
11 7 (4.19%) SEO Executive
11 7 (4.19%) UI Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 7 (4.19%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (71.86%) HTML
2 106 (63.47%) CSS
3 46 (27.54%) .NET
4 30 (17.96%) jQuery
4 30 (17.96%) ASP.NET
5 29 (17.37%) HTML5
6 24 (14.37%) Ajax
6 24 (14.37%) CSS3
7 17 (10.18%) XHTML
8 11 (6.59%) Flash
9 10 (5.99%) WPF
9 10 (5.99%) Silverlight
10 9 (5.39%) WinForms
10 9 (5.39%) XML
11 3 (1.80%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (1.80%) Dojo
11 3 (1.80%) Sass
11 3 (1.80%) LESS
11 3 (1.80%) Laravel
11 3 (1.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.16%) Social Media
2 21 (12.57%) Digital Media
3 18 (10.78%) Copywriting
4 16 (9.58%) Mobile App
5 15 (8.98%) Graphic Design
6 7 (4.19%) RIA
6 7 (4.19%) Semantic Web
7 6 (3.59%) W3C
7 6 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.59%) Web 2.0
7 6 (3.59%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.99%) Blog
9 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.20%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.20%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.60%) FMCG
11 1 (0.60%) Open Source
11 1 (0.60%) Statistics
11 1 (0.60%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.98%) Windows
2 4 (2.40%) Mac OS X
2 4 (2.40%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (52.10%) E-Commerce
2 54 (32.34%) Analytics
3 49 (29.34%) Pay per click
4 35 (20.96%) Online Marketing
5 30 (17.96%) Web Design
6 27 (16.17%) Web Development
7 22 (13.17%) Digital Marketing
8 19 (11.38%) Content Management
9 17 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (10.18%) CRM
10 15 (8.98%) Web Analytics
11 13 (7.78%) B2B
11 13 (7.78%) Project Management
12 12 (7.19%) Information Architecture
12 12 (7.19%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (5.99%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.99%) Performance Analysis
14 9 (5.39%) Time Management
14 9 (5.39%) TDD
15 8 (4.79%) Internet Marketing
Programming Languages
1 84 (50.30%) JavaScript
2 49 (29.34%) PHP
3 21 (12.57%) SQL
4 14 (8.38%) VB.NET
5 11 (6.59%) C#
6 6 (3.59%) XAML
6 6 (3.59%) Java
7 5 (2.99%) Ruby
8 2 (1.20%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.20%) Python
9 1 (0.60%) PHP5
9 1 (0.60%) C
9 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (14.37%) Degree
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.80%) MCSE
3 2 (1.20%) MCTS
3 2 (1.20%) MCITP
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.60%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 40 (23.95%) Google
2 26 (15.57%) Adobe
3 10 (5.99%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.40%) SAP
4 4 (2.40%) Oracle
4 4 (2.40%) JD Edwards
4 4 (2.40%) Facebook
4 4 (2.40%) Twitter
5 3 (1.80%) hybris
5 3 (1.80%) Yahoo!
6 2 (1.20%) Omniture
7 1 (0.60%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.60%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.60%) ATG
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +corporate benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits (flexi-time, etc)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum £25,000-£35,000 + benefi
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £18,00 to £22,000
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Candidate Source
Salary: £20000 - £25000
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich
Polkadotfrog
Salary: £27,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
IT People First
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kings Lynn
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BLOC
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Abcam Plc
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + Big Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago