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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 285 225 214
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -11
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1071 1478 1366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.04% 1.34% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.62% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 775 981 1066
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
87191 91296 82288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.48% 82.73% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 72102 74533 68537
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,100
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -55 407 £42,500 +4.93% 84
South East +1 282 £37,500 +5.63% 41
North West -45 125 £27,500 +5.76% 26
Yorkshire -33 79 £30,000 - 14
West Midlands -56 63 £33,500 +21.81% 9
East of England -40 39 £34,066 -3.36% 11
South West -13 38 £28,750 -4.16% 4
East Midlands +13 32 £31,875 -0.39% 3
Midlands -13 1 £77,500 +278.04%
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1208 (57.99%) Marketing
2 1156 (55.50%) HTML
3 997 (47.86%) CSS
4 866 (41.57%) Analytics
5 834 (40.04%) JavaScript
6 636 (30.53%) Google
7 613 (29.43%) Pay per click
8 612 (29.38%) Digital Marketing
9 608 (29.19%) jQuery
10 606 (29.09%) Social Media
11 523 (25.11%) E-Commerce
12 507 (24.34%) Google Analytics
13 486 (23.33%) CMS
14 469 (22.52%) PHP
15 444 (21.32%) HTML5
16 396 (19.01%) User Experience
17 377 (18.10%) Web Development
18 359 (17.23%) Degree
19 344 (16.51%) CSS3
20 338 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
21 318 (15.27%) Content Management
22 309 (14.83%) MySQL
23 306 (14.69%) Photoshop
24 294 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
25 280 (13.44%) Adobe
26 279 (13.39%) .NET
27 264 (12.67%) SQL
28 244 (11.71%) WordPress
29 234 (11.23%) Project Management
30 224 (10.75%) Responsive Web Design

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 486 (23.33%) CMS
2 244 (11.71%) WordPress
3 71 (3.41%) Drupal
4 66 (3.17%) Umbraco
5 65 (3.12%) IIS
6 48 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 48 (2.30%) Node.js
7 38 (1.82%) Apache
8 35 (1.68%) Kentico
9 32 (1.54%) Joomla!
10 22 (1.06%) Tomcat
10 22 (1.06%) Sitefinity
11 19 (0.91%) SharePoint
12 18 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 16 (0.77%) DNN
14 15 (0.72%) SAS
15 14 (0.67%) Immediacy CMS
16 13 (0.62%) nginx
17 8 (0.38%) Apache Solr
17 8 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 306 (14.69%) Photoshop
2 119 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 107 (5.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 81 (3.89%) MS Office
5 73 (3.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 55 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 46 (2.21%) InDesign
8 41 (1.97%) Fireworks
9 32 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
10 22 (1.06%) Adobe After Effects
11 20 (0.96%) MS Visio
12 15 (0.72%) SPSS
13 10 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
14 7 (0.34%) Acrobat
14 7 (0.34%) MS Project
15 4 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
16 3 (0.14%) GIMP
17 2 (0.096%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 105 (5.04%) Magento
2 35 (1.68%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.14%) Tridion
3 3 (0.14%) Bond Adapt
3 3 (0.14%) Radian6
4 2 (0.096%) Shopify
4 2 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.048%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.048%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 507 (24.34%) Google Analytics
2 57 (2.74%) SaaS
3 38 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
4 25 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (0.77%) GitHub
7 12 (0.58%) MailChimp
8 4 (0.19%) Basecamp
8 4 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.19%) PaaS
9 3 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.048%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.048%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 121 (5.81%) Internet
2 57 (2.74%) Intranet
3 37 (1.78%) DNS
4 23 (1.10%) HTTP
5 15 (0.72%) SSL
6 14 (0.67%) FTP
7 13 (0.62%) Wireless
8 8 (0.38%) Broadband
9 6 (0.29%) SSH
10 3 (0.14%) Skype
10 3 (0.14%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.096%) SMS
11 2 (0.096%) DHCP
11 2 (0.096%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.048%) WebEx
12 1 (0.048%) Extranet
12 1 (0.048%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (14.83%) MySQL
2 184 (8.83%) SQL Server
3 65 (3.12%) Relational Database
4 29 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 26 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 13 (0.62%) MS Access
7 12 (0.58%) Big Data
8 10 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 10 (0.48%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.38%) Redis
10 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.34%) DB2
10 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.24%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.096%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 195 (9.36%) Git (software)
2 125 (6.00%) Subversion
3 71 (3.41%) Visual Studio
4 47 (2.26%) Dreamweaver
5 35 (1.68%) Axure RP
6 34 (1.63%) Jenkins
7 24 (1.15%) JIRA
8 23 (1.10%) Grunt
9 16 (0.77%) Jasmine
9 16 (0.77%) Bitbucket
10 15 (0.72%) TeamCity
11 14 (0.67%) Ant
12 13 (0.62%) Mercurial
13 12 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (0.58%) Eclipse
14 9 (0.43%) gulp
15 8 (0.38%) Maven
16 6 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
16 6 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 5 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 1208 (57.99%) Marketing
2 220 (10.56%) Finance
3 212 (10.18%) Retail
4 189 (9.07%) Advertising
5 54 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 47 (2.26%) Publishing
7 29 (1.39%) Multimedia
8 23 (1.10%) Automotive
8 23 (1.10%) Banking
8 23 (1.10%) German Language
9 22 (1.06%) Legal
10 17 (0.82%) French Language
11 16 (0.77%) Law
12 15 (0.72%) Back Office
13 14 (0.67%) Games
14 12 (0.58%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.43%) Billing
17 8 (0.38%) Electronics
18 6 (0.29%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 777 (37.30%) Developer
2 332 (15.94%) Web Developer
3 204 (9.79%) Front-End Developer
4 158 (7.59%) PHP Developer
5 144 (6.91%) PPC Specialist
5 144 (6.91%) PPC Manager
5 144 (6.91%) PPC Analyst
5 144 (6.91%) PPC Executive
6 130 (6.24%) Marketing Manager
7 122 (5.86%) Senior Developer
8 97 (4.66%) Analyst
9 95 (4.56%) Account Manager
10 94 (4.51%) .NET Developer
10 94 (4.51%) Designer
11 81 (3.89%) Junior
12 74 (3.55%) SEO Executive
13 73 (3.50%) SEO Manager
13 73 (3.50%) Junior Developer
14 69 (3.31%) Marketing Executive
15 67 (3.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1156 (55.50%) HTML
2 997 (47.86%) CSS
3 608 (29.19%) jQuery
4 444 (21.32%) HTML5
5 344 (16.51%) CSS3
6 279 (13.39%) .NET
7 183 (8.79%) ASP.NET
8 156 (7.49%) Ajax
9 135 (6.48%) XML
10 127 (6.10%) Sass
11 111 (5.33%) AngularJS
12 109 (5.23%) XHTML
13 101 (4.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 98 (4.70%) Web Services
15 66 (3.17%) LESS
16 65 (3.12%) .NET Framework
17 63 (3.02%) Backbone.js
18 57 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
19 54 (2.59%) LAMP
20 43 (2.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 606 (29.09%) Social Media
2 396 (19.01%) User Experience
3 294 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (5.18%) W3C
5 93 (4.46%) Mobile App
6 92 (4.42%) Copywriting
7 88 (4.22%) Blog
8 86 (4.13%) Digital Media
9 70 (3.36%) Graphic Design
10 67 (3.22%) Computer Science
11 47 (2.26%) Statistics
12 38 (1.82%) Management Information System
13 35 (1.68%) Mathematics
13 35 (1.68%) Algorithms
14 25 (1.20%) Visualisation
15 22 (1.06%) Animation
16 17 (0.82%) iPad
17 14 (0.67%) FMCG
18 13 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
18 13 (0.62%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 139 (6.67%) Linux
2 56 (2.69%) Android
2 56 (2.69%) Apple iOS
3 53 (2.54%) Windows
4 16 (0.77%) Mac OS X
5 14 (0.67%) UNIX
6 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.096%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.096%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (0.096%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.048%) CentOS
8 1 (0.048%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 866 (41.57%) Analytics
2 613 (29.43%) Pay per click
3 612 (29.38%) Digital Marketing
4 523 (25.11%) E-Commerce
5 377 (18.10%) Web Development
6 338 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
7 318 (15.27%) Content Management
8 234 (11.23%) Project Management
9 224 (10.75%) Responsive Web Design
10 219 (10.51%) Online Marketing
11 210 (10.08%) MVC
12 191 (9.17%) Web Design
13 187 (8.98%) Web Analytics
14 147 (7.06%) Email Marketing
15 146 (7.01%) B2B
16 131 (6.29%) Scrum
17 127 (6.10%) OO
18 122 (5.86%) CRM
19 121 (5.81%) TDD
20 119 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 834 (40.04%) JavaScript
2 469 (22.52%) PHP
3 264 (12.67%) SQL
4 197 (9.46%) C#
5 140 (6.72%) Java
6 57 (2.74%) Python
7 53 (2.54%) T-SQL
8 50 (2.40%) Ruby
9 46 (2.21%) PHP5
10 29 (1.39%) VB
11 28 (1.34%) VB.NET
12 22 (1.06%) Scala
13 18 (0.86%) C
14 14 (0.67%) VBA
14 14 (0.67%) R
15 11 (0.53%) Objective-C
16 10 (0.48%) Clojure
17 9 (0.43%) Go
18 6 (0.29%) XPath
18 6 (0.29%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 359 (17.23%) Degree
2 3 (0.14%) HND
2 3 (0.14%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.096%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (0.096%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.096%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.048%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.048%) HNC
4 1 (0.048%) MBA
4 1 (0.048%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.048%) ISEB
4 1 (0.048%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.048%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (2.83%) QA
2 29 (1.39%) WCAG
3 8 (0.38%) WAI
4 5 (0.24%) SLA
5 4 (0.19%) GCP
5 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.19%) Docker
2 2 (0.096%) Varnish
2 2 (0.096%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.048%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (0.77%) TeamSite
2 13 (0.62%) cPanel
3 10 (0.48%) Plesk
4 8 (0.38%) Puppet
4 8 (0.38%) Webmin
5 7 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.29%) Ansible
7 4 (0.19%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.048%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 636 (30.53%) Google
2 280 (13.44%) Adobe
3 183 (8.79%) Microsoft
4 94 (4.51%) Facebook
5 65 (3.12%) Twitter
6 62 (2.98%) Sitecore
7 51 (2.45%) Omniture
8 42 (2.02%) Oracle
9 34 (1.63%) hybris
10 27 (1.30%) Yahoo!
11 24 (1.15%) Zend
12 20 (0.96%) IBM
13 19 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (0.91%) Apigee
13 19 (0.91%) Mashery
14 16 (0.77%) Interwoven
14 16 (0.77%) Cognizant
15 14 (0.67%) Coremetrics
15 14 (0.67%) FatWire
15 14 (0.67%) Tableau
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus & Company Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33k - 36k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Pension, Flex-Time
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Excellnet Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + extensive benefits - see bellow
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + training, 25 days, pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
DawsonHill
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago