The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 301 219 206
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -13
Permanent jobs citing SEO 987 1504 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.96% 1.34% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.64% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 732 994 1235
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
SEO
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85820 91842 84491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.16% 82.09% 80.29%
Number of salaries quoted 70108 74491 70191
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in England

SEO
Salary Trend in England

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

SEO Salary Trend in England

SEO
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in England

SEO
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
London -78 377 £42,500 +6.25% 56
South East -51 225 £35,000 - 43
Yorkshire -2 104 £29,650 -1.16% 8
North West -47 90 £28,500 -1.72% 31
East of England -5 60 £29,000 -3.33% 9
West Midlands -44 58 £26,750 -10.83% 18
South West -60 47 £30,000 - 3
East Midlands +1 24 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Midlands +12 3 £37,500 -
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1184 (57.62%) HTML
2 1142 (55.57%) Marketing
3 1039 (50.56%) CSS
4 866 (42.14%) JavaScript
5 740 (36.01%) Analytics
6 624 (30.36%) jQuery
7 608 (29.59%) Social Media
8 581 (28.27%) Google
9 547 (26.62%) E-Commerce
10 528 (25.69%) Pay per click
11 505 (24.57%) PHP
12 488 (23.75%) CMS
13 457 (22.24%) HTML5
14 445 (21.65%) Digital Marketing
15 432 (21.02%) Google Analytics
16 395 (19.22%) Web Development
17 367 (17.86%) User Experience
18 347 (16.89%) CSS3
19 333 (16.20%) MySQL
19 333 (16.20%) Photoshop
20 328 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
21 327 (15.91%) Degree
22 314 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
23 308 (14.99%) .NET
24 299 (14.55%) Adobe
25 279 (13.58%) Content Management
26 249 (12.12%) Web Design
27 245 (11.92%) Online Marketing
28 242 (11.78%) SQL
29 236 (11.48%) Advertising

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 488 (23.75%) CMS
2 210 (10.22%) WordPress
3 80 (3.89%) Drupal
4 72 (3.50%) IIS
5 65 (3.16%) Apache
5 65 (3.16%) Umbraco
6 49 (2.38%) Node.js
7 38 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
8 33 (1.61%) Joomla!
9 32 (1.56%) Tomcat
10 26 (1.27%) nginx
11 20 (0.97%) Kentico
12 19 (0.92%) Sitefinity
12 19 (0.92%) SharePoint
13 16 (0.78%) Confluence
13 16 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 10 (0.49%) DNN
15 9 (0.44%) OpenCms
15 9 (0.44%) Immediacy CMS
16 8 (0.39%) Magnolia
Applications
1 333 (16.20%) Photoshop
2 133 (6.47%) MS Excel
3 131 (6.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 95 (4.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 91 (4.43%) MS Office
6 59 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
7 55 (2.68%) InDesign
8 52 (2.53%) Fireworks
9 24 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
10 16 (0.78%) MS Visio
11 10 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
12 8 (0.39%) Acrobat
13 6 (0.29%) MS Project
14 4 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
15 2 (0.097%) GIMP
15 2 (0.097%) SPSS
15 2 (0.097%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 127 (6.18%) Magento
2 38 (1.85%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.29%) Shopify
4 3 (0.15%) Bond Adapt
4 3 (0.15%) Radian6
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.097%) CubeCart
6 1 (0.049%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.049%) Zen Cart
6 1 (0.049%) Summit
6 1 (0.049%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 432 (21.02%) Google Analytics
2 38 (1.85%) SaaS
3 32 (1.56%) Adobe Analytics
4 19 (0.92%) MailChimp
5 18 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (0.73%) GitHub
7 9 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (0.39%) PaaS
9 6 (0.29%) Basecamp
10 4 (0.19%) IaaS
10 4 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.15%) Silverpop
12 2 (0.097%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.049%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.049%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 123 (5.99%) Internet
2 32 (1.56%) DNS
3 29 (1.41%) Intranet
4 18 (0.88%) HTTP
5 15 (0.73%) SSL
6 13 (0.63%) FTP
6 13 (0.63%) Wireless
7 8 (0.39%) Symposium
7 8 (0.39%) Broadband
8 4 (0.19%) SMS
8 4 (0.19%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.19%) SSH
8 4 (0.19%) Extranet
8 4 (0.19%) Skype
9 3 (0.15%) PuTTY
9 3 (0.15%) WinSCP
10 2 (0.097%) DHCP
11 1 (0.049%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (16.20%) MySQL
2 200 (9.73%) SQL Server
3 49 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 31 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (0.73%) RDBMS
7 13 (0.63%) Hadoop
7 13 (0.63%) Redis
8 11 (0.54%) MS Access
9 9 (0.44%) OLAP
10 8 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (0.39%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (0.34%) DB2
12 6 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.29%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 180 (8.76%) Git (software)
2 126 (6.13%) Subversion
3 86 (4.18%) Dreamweaver
4 65 (3.16%) Visual Studio
5 44 (2.14%) JIRA
6 29 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (1.22%) Axure RP
8 24 (1.17%) Grunt
9 20 (0.97%) Bitbucket
10 18 (0.88%) JUnit
11 17 (0.83%) Maven
12 14 (0.68%) Eclipse
13 13 (0.63%) Jenkins
13 13 (0.63%) Ant
13 13 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
14 12 (0.58%) Jasmine
14 12 (0.58%) Mercurial
15 8 (0.39%) AccuRev
16 6 (0.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 6 (0.29%) Yeoman
General
1 1142 (55.57%) Marketing
2 236 (11.48%) Advertising
3 227 (11.05%) Finance
4 187 (9.10%) Retail
5 62 (3.02%) Publishing
6 39 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.31%) Banking
7 27 (1.31%) Multimedia
8 26 (1.27%) Games
8 26 (1.27%) German Language
9 19 (0.92%) Legal
10 18 (0.88%) Back Office
10 18 (0.88%) French Language
11 12 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.44%) Law
13 7 (0.34%) Automotive
14 6 (0.29%) Electronics
14 6 (0.29%) Billing
14 6 (0.29%) Swedish Language
14 6 (0.29%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 768 (37.37%) Developer
2 344 (16.74%) Web Developer
3 170 (8.27%) Front-End Developer
4 147 (7.15%) PHP Developer
5 114 (5.55%) Senior Developer
6 110 (5.35%) .NET Developer
7 106 (5.16%) Designer
7 106 (5.16%) PPC Specialist
7 106 (5.16%) PPC Manager
7 106 (5.16%) PPC Analyst
7 106 (5.16%) PPC Executive
8 95 (4.62%) SEO Manager
9 84 (4.09%) Marketing Manager
10 83 (4.04%) Junior
11 80 (3.89%) Analyst
12 77 (3.75%) SEO Executive
13 76 (3.70%) Junior Developer
14 75 (3.65%) Marketing Executive
15 70 (3.41%) Web Designer
16 68 (3.31%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1184 (57.62%) HTML
2 1039 (50.56%) CSS
3 624 (30.36%) jQuery
4 457 (22.24%) HTML5
5 347 (16.89%) CSS3
6 308 (14.99%) .NET
7 204 (9.93%) ASP.NET
8 181 (8.81%) Ajax
9 166 (8.08%) XML
10 103 (5.01%) XHTML
11 102 (4.96%) Sass
12 101 (4.91%) Web Services
13 82 (3.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 81 (3.94%) .NET Framework
15 78 (3.80%) AngularJS
16 68 (3.31%) LAMP
17 64 (3.11%) Backbone.js
18 61 (2.97%) Flash
19 58 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
20 47 (2.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 608 (29.59%) Social Media
2 367 (17.86%) User Experience
3 328 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (5.26%) W3C
4 108 (5.26%) Copywriting
5 79 (3.84%) Blog
6 74 (3.60%) Graphic Design
7 71 (3.45%) Mobile App
8 68 (3.31%) Digital Media
9 58 (2.82%) Statistics
10 57 (2.77%) Computer Science
10 57 (2.77%) Open Source
11 52 (2.53%) Algorithms
12 42 (2.04%) Mathematics
13 33 (1.61%) Management Information System
14 28 (1.36%) Photography
15 25 (1.22%) Animation
16 23 (1.12%) iPad
17 19 (0.92%) Social Network
18 16 (0.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 156 (7.59%) Linux
2 76 (3.70%) Windows
3 35 (1.70%) Android
3 35 (1.70%) Apple iOS
4 33 (1.61%) UNIX
5 13 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.44%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.29%) CentOS
9 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.097%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.097%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.097%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.049%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (36.01%) Analytics
2 547 (26.62%) E-Commerce
3 528 (25.69%) Pay per click
4 445 (21.65%) Digital Marketing
5 395 (19.22%) Web Development
6 314 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
7 279 (13.58%) Content Management
8 249 (12.12%) Web Design
9 245 (11.92%) Online Marketing
10 234 (11.39%) MVC
11 232 (11.29%) Project Management
12 226 (11.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 163 (7.93%) Web Analytics
14 131 (6.37%) B2B
15 124 (6.03%) Time Management
16 120 (5.84%) Scrum
17 109 (5.30%) OO
18 103 (5.01%) TDD
19 98 (4.77%) Email Marketing
20 96 (4.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 866 (42.14%) JavaScript
2 505 (24.57%) PHP
3 242 (11.78%) SQL
4 224 (10.90%) C#
5 156 (7.59%) Java
6 60 (2.92%) Ruby
7 54 (2.63%) Python
8 48 (2.34%) T-SQL
9 38 (1.85%) PHP5
10 32 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 31 (1.51%) VB
12 13 (0.63%) C
13 10 (0.49%) Clojure
14 9 (0.44%) ActionScript
15 6 (0.29%) AWK
15 6 (0.29%) Scala
15 6 (0.29%) sed
15 6 (0.29%) Go
15 6 (0.29%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 327 (15.91%) Degree
2 8 (0.39%) ISEB
2 8 (0.39%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.097%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.097%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.049%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.049%) AAT
4 1 (0.049%) PMP
4 1 (0.049%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.049%) MBA
4 1 (0.049%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.73%) QA
2 22 (1.07%) WCAG
3 15 (0.73%) WAI
4 9 (0.44%) SLA
5 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.19%) GCP
6 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.049%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (0.44%) Varnish
2 3 (0.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.049%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (0.68%) TeamSite
2 13 (0.63%) cPanel
3 10 (0.49%) Plesk
4 8 (0.39%) Webmin
5 6 (0.29%) Puppet
6 2 (0.097%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.097%) Ansible
7 1 (0.049%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.049%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.049%) Nagios
Vendors
1 581 (28.27%) Google
2 299 (14.55%) Adobe
3 177 (8.61%) Microsoft
4 131 (6.37%) Facebook
5 92 (4.48%) Twitter
6 54 (2.63%) Omniture
7 48 (2.34%) Sitecore
8 37 (1.80%) Zend
9 35 (1.70%) Oracle
10 34 (1.65%) hybris
11 25 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (1.12%) Yahoo!
13 18 (0.88%) Coremetrics
13 18 (0.88%) Apigee
13 18 (0.88%) Mashery
14 11 (0.54%) Apple
15 10 (0.49%) FatWire
15 10 (0.49%) Interwoven
16 9 (0.44%) Cisco
17 8 (0.39%) Business Objects
Central London / West End
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
networx
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 45000 and great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38711.00 - £44516.00 per annum + 3500 Retention Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
British Red Cross
Salary: Up-to £37,000 inc London Waiting
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + profit share, other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Competitive bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 55,000 + Excellent package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days + bankholidays + birthday off
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
British Heart Foundation
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago