The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 215 212 210
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1461 1345 1490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.34% 1.32% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.68% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1027 1343
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £54,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87975 80206 86326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.41% 78.79% 77.53%
Number of salaries quoted 71444 66272 74112
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SEO
UK

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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
London -19 553 £41,000 -3.52% 59
South East +67 299 £35,000 - 39
North West +41 212 £25,000 -12.28% 22
Yorkshire -25 127 £30,000 +13.20% 20
West Midlands +35 106 £26,250 -10.25% 7
East of England -55 85 £30,000 -14.28% 9
South West -58 49 £30,000 -7.69% 7
East Midlands -40 24 £29,750 -15.00% 17
Midlands +17 5 £20,500 -16.32%
North East +2 1 £27,500 -11.29% 1
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1676 (56.17%) Marketing
2 1606 (53.82%) HTML
3 1413 (47.35%) CSS
4 1277 (42.79%) JavaScript
5 1097 (36.76%) Analytics
6 867 (29.05%) Pay per click
7 848 (28.42%) E-Commerce
8 825 (27.65%) jQuery
9 822 (27.55%) Google
10 789 (26.44%) Social Media
11 722 (24.20%) CMS
12 720 (24.13%) Digital Marketing
13 647 (21.68%) HTML5
14 631 (21.15%) PHP
15 562 (18.83%) Google Analytics
16 503 (16.86%) CSS3
16 503 (16.86%) Degree
17 481 (16.12%) .NET
18 454 (15.21%) SQL
18 454 (15.21%) Web Development
19 433 (14.51%) Advertising
20 402 (13.47%) MySQL
21 393 (13.17%) Photoshop
22 373 (12.50%) Retail
23 363 (12.16%) Online Marketing
24 345 (11.56%) ASP.NET
25 339 (11.36%) XML
26 338 (11.33%) Content Management
27 335 (11.23%) WordPress
28 332 (11.13%) Web Design

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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
1 722 (24.20%) CMS
2 335 (11.23%) WordPress
3 125 (4.19%) Drupal
4 99 (3.32%) Umbraco
5 93 (3.12%) Node.js
6 68 (2.28%) Joomla!
7 63 (2.11%) Tomcat
8 59 (1.98%) IIS
9 54 (1.81%) SharePoint
10 53 (1.78%) Apache
11 38 (1.27%) WebSphere
12 35 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
13 29 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (0.67%) ExpressionEngine
15 16 (0.54%) Confluence
16 15 (0.50%) MS Project Server
16 15 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
17 13 (0.44%) TeamSite
18 12 (0.40%) nginx
19 8 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 393 (13.17%) Photoshop
2 201 (6.74%) MS Excel
3 153 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 103 (3.45%) MS Office
5 96 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 68 (2.28%) Fireworks
7 30 (1.01%) MS Visio
8 27 (0.90%) InDesign
9 18 (0.60%) MS Project
10 4 (0.13%) SPSS
10 4 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.10%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.067%) Stata
13 1 (0.034%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.034%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 562 (18.83%) Google Analytics
2 234 (7.84%) Magento
3 111 (3.72%) WebTrends
4 34 (1.14%) SiteCatalyst
5 18 (0.60%) Fredhopper
6 12 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
7 11 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (0.34%) Tridion
9 8 (0.27%) Optimost
10 4 (0.13%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 1 (0.034%) osCommerce
12 1 (0.034%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (1.11%) Amazon S3
3 31 (1.04%) SaaS
3 31 (1.04%) ElastiCache
3 31 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
4 16 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.37%) MailChimp
6 7 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.23%) Responsys
7 6 (0.20%) CheetahMail
8 2 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.067%) Force.com
9 1 (0.034%) Office 365
9 1 (0.034%) GitHub
9 1 (0.034%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 144 (4.83%) Internet
2 30 (1.01%) Intranet
3 29 (0.97%) DNS
4 25 (0.84%) HTTP
5 17 (0.57%) Broadband
6 16 (0.54%) Extranet
7 14 (0.47%) SSL
8 12 (0.40%) 3G
9 11 (0.37%) SSH
10 10 (0.34%) FTP
11 5 (0.17%) SMS
12 4 (0.13%) LAN
12 4 (0.13%) WAN
13 3 (0.10%) DHCP
13 3 (0.10%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.067%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.067%) SAN
14 2 (0.067%) VoIP
14 2 (0.067%) Firewall
14 2 (0.067%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (13.47%) MySQL
2 234 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 126 (4.22%) Relational Database
4 47 (1.58%) MongoDB
5 45 (1.51%) RDBMS
6 35 (1.17%) Big Data
7 33 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 24 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 24 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (0.57%) MS Access
12 15 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (0.34%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.23%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 183 (6.13%) Subversion
2 178 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 107 (3.59%) Dreamweaver
4 103 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 96 (3.22%) JIRA
6 60 (2.01%) Eclipse
7 58 (1.94%) Ant
8 44 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (1.27%) Jasmine
10 34 (1.14%) Grunt
11 25 (0.84%) JUnit
12 21 (0.70%) Axure RP
13 19 (0.64%) NUnit
13 19 (0.64%) Jenkins
14 17 (0.57%) QUnit
15 15 (0.50%) Maven
16 13 (0.44%) Selenium
16 13 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
17 8 (0.27%) PhoneGap
18 7 (0.23%) Mocha
General
1 1676 (56.17%) Marketing
2 433 (14.51%) Advertising
3 373 (12.50%) Retail
4 303 (10.15%) Finance
5 131 (4.39%) Publishing
6 52 (1.74%) Games
7 48 (1.61%) Legal
8 41 (1.37%) Law
9 40 (1.34%) Telecoms
10 39 (1.31%) Electronics
11 28 (0.94%) Automotive
12 27 (0.90%) German Language
13 22 (0.74%) Multimedia
13 22 (0.74%) Billing
14 21 (0.70%) Banking
14 21 (0.70%) Manufacturing
15 19 (0.64%) Russian Language
15 19 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (0.60%) French Language
17 9 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1082 (36.26%) Developer
2 430 (14.41%) Web Developer
3 321 (10.76%) Front-End Developer
4 250 (8.38%) Analyst
5 225 (7.54%) Designer
6 217 (7.27%) Senior Developer
7 205 (6.87%) PHP Developer
8 173 (5.80%) PPC Specialist
8 173 (5.80%) PPC Executive
8 173 (5.80%) PPC Manager
8 173 (5.80%) PPC Analyst
9 154 (5.16%) Marketing Manager
10 122 (4.09%) .NET Developer
11 121 (4.05%) Web Designer
12 108 (3.62%) SEO Executive
13 99 (3.32%) Junior
14 90 (3.02%) Account Manager
15 85 (2.85%) Project Manager
15 85 (2.85%) Junior Developer
16 81 (2.71%) Digital Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1606 (53.82%) HTML
2 1413 (47.35%) CSS
3 825 (27.65%) jQuery
4 647 (21.68%) HTML5
5 503 (16.86%) CSS3
6 481 (16.12%) .NET
7 345 (11.56%) ASP.NET
8 339 (11.36%) XML
9 265 (8.88%) Ajax
10 244 (8.18%) XHTML
11 209 (7.00%) Web Services
12 124 (4.16%) Sass
13 112 (3.75%) JSP
14 98 (3.28%) Flash
15 95 (3.18%) .NET Framework
16 93 (3.12%) XSLT
17 86 (2.88%) AngularJS
18 85 (2.85%) Spring
19 77 (2.58%) LESS
20 73 (2.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 789 (26.44%) Social Media
2 177 (5.93%) Digital Media
3 157 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 147 (4.93%) Blog
5 108 (3.62%) W3C
6 99 (3.32%) Computer Science
7 95 (3.18%) Copywriting
8 77 (2.58%) Open Source
9 68 (2.28%) Statistics
10 63 (2.11%) Management Information System
11 48 (1.61%) iPad
12 45 (1.51%) Graphic Design
13 35 (1.17%) Mathematics
13 35 (1.17%) New Media
14 34 (1.14%) N-Tier
15 27 (0.90%) Social Network
16 26 (0.87%) Visualisation
17 24 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
18 23 (0.77%) Economics
19 21 (0.70%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 139 (4.66%) Linux
2 101 (3.38%) Windows
3 74 (2.48%) Apple iOS
4 73 (2.45%) Android
5 25 (0.84%) UNIX
6 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.13%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.13%) CentOS
7 4 (0.13%) webOS
8 3 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.067%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.067%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.067%) AIX
9 2 (0.067%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.034%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.034%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1097 (36.76%) Analytics
2 867 (29.05%) Pay per click
3 848 (28.42%) E-Commerce
4 720 (24.13%) Digital Marketing
5 454 (15.21%) Web Development
6 363 (12.16%) Online Marketing
7 338 (11.33%) Content Management
8 332 (11.13%) Web Design
9 308 (10.32%) MVC
10 287 (9.62%) Project Management
11 286 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
12 256 (8.58%) Web Analytics
13 228 (7.64%) B2B
14 217 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
15 211 (7.07%) Email Marketing
16 178 (5.97%) OO
17 177 (5.93%) CRM
18 152 (5.09%) Time Management
19 147 (4.93%) B2C
20 144 (4.83%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1277 (42.79%) JavaScript
2 631 (21.15%) PHP
3 454 (15.21%) SQL
4 225 (7.54%) Java
5 221 (7.41%) C#
6 74 (2.48%) Python
7 73 (2.45%) VB.NET
8 47 (1.58%) PHP5
9 46 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 41 (1.37%) Ruby
11 29 (0.97%) VBA
12 27 (0.90%) R
13 21 (0.70%) ActionScript
14 18 (0.60%) C++
14 18 (0.60%) C
14 18 (0.60%) XPath
15 16 (0.54%) Groovy
15 16 (0.54%) VB
16 15 (0.50%) ActionScript 3.0
17 12 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 503 (16.86%) Degree
2 11 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (0.27%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.10%) MCITP
4 3 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.10%) MBA
4 3 (0.10%) CCNA
4 3 (0.10%) MCSE
5 2 (0.067%) GNVQ
6 1 (0.034%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.034%) ISEB
6 1 (0.034%) APMP
6 1 (0.034%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (2.65%) QA
2 29 (0.97%) SLA
3 24 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 21 (0.70%) WCAG
5 20 (0.67%) WAI
6 2 (0.067%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.13%) Varnish
2 3 (0.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.034%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (0.67%) Vagrant
2 12 (0.40%) Puppet
2 12 (0.40%) Capistrano
3 6 (0.20%) Plesk
4 2 (0.067%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.067%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.034%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 822 (27.55%) Google
2 238 (7.98%) Adobe
3 226 (7.57%) Facebook
4 222 (7.44%) Microsoft
5 185 (6.20%) Twitter
6 102 (3.42%) Omniture
7 74 (2.48%) hybris
8 68 (2.28%) Coremetrics
9 54 (1.81%) Sitecore
10 48 (1.61%) Zend
10 48 (1.61%) Yahoo!
11 43 (1.44%) Demandware
12 39 (1.31%) Oracle
13 37 (1.24%) ATG
14 31 (1.04%) AccuRev
15 27 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
16 23 (0.77%) DoubleClick
17 19 (0.64%) Business Objects
18 18 (0.60%) SAP
19 17 (0.57%) Tableau
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits (including stock options)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (including stock options)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 15 hours ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yorkshire
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 16 hours ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 16 hours ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 16 hours ago