The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 73 56 84
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Permanent jobs citing SEO 26 36 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.36% 3.78% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 4.46% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 13
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £24,200 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £43,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
SEO
South East

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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
906 808 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 82.36% 84.87% 78.40%
Number of salaries quoted 757 684 735
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

SEO
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the East Sussex region.

SEO Salary Trend in East Sussex

SEO
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in East Sussex

SEO
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Brighton -16 23 £32,500 -7.14%
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 27 (69.23%) Marketing
2 21 (53.85%) HTML
2 21 (53.85%) CSS
3 19 (48.72%) Analytics
4 18 (46.15%) PHP
5 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
6 15 (38.46%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (35.90%) Online Marketing
8 13 (33.33%) Project Management
9 12 (30.77%) Pay per click
9 12 (30.77%) HTML5
10 11 (28.21%) Social Media
11 10 (25.64%) OO
11 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (23.08%) Google
13 8 (20.51%) Google Analytics
13 8 (20.51%) jQuery
14 7 (17.95%) XHTML
14 7 (17.95%) CMS
14 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (17.95%) Time Management
15 6 (15.38%) JUnit
15 6 (15.38%) XML
15 6 (15.38%) User Experience
16 5 (12.82%) MySQL
16 5 (12.82%) CSS3
16 5 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
17 4 (10.26%) CRM
17 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
17 4 (10.26%) MVC

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 7 (17.95%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) Drupal
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Google Analytics
2 3 (7.69%) Magento
3 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) JUnit
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (69.23%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Music Industry
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Consultant
3 7 (17.95%) SEO Consultant
4 6 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Account Manager
5 4 (10.26%) PHP Developer
6 3 (7.69%) SEO Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Web Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Client Account Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Marketing Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Digital Account Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Senior SEO Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) PPC Manager
8 1 (2.56%) PPC Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing Executive
8 1 (2.56%) PPC Executive
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) HTML
1 21 (53.85%) CSS
2 12 (30.77%) HTML5
3 8 (20.51%) jQuery
4 7 (17.95%) XHTML
5 6 (15.38%) XML
6 5 (12.82%) CSS3
7 2 (5.13%) LAMP
7 2 (5.13%) Zurb Foundation
8 1 (2.56%) PhoneGap
8 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.56%) Sass
8 1 (2.56%) LESS
8 1 (2.56%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.56%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Social Media
2 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.38%) User Experience
4 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.13%) W3C
5 1 (2.56%) DTV
5 1 (2.56%) Blog
5 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Analytics
2 15 (38.46%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (35.90%) Online Marketing
4 13 (33.33%) Project Management
5 12 (30.77%) Pay per click
6 10 (25.64%) OO
7 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.95%) Time Management
8 5 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (10.26%) Marketing Analytics
9 4 (10.26%) Content Management
9 4 (10.26%) Web Development
9 4 (10.26%) CRM
9 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.26%) MVC
10 3 (7.69%) Migration
10 3 (7.69%) Search Engine Marketing
10 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.13%) Marketing Strategy
11 2 (5.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) PHP
2 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) GNVQ
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Google
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Zend
3 1 (2.56%) Facebook
3 1 (2.56%) Twitter