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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 392 297 255
Rank change year-on-year
-95 -42
Permanent jobs citing SEO 713 1073 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.75% 1.08% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.27% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 577 853 858
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
82058 84649 83361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.88% 85.27% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 68908 70120 67040
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -98 281 £47,500 +11.76% 72
South East -6 204 £38,750 +19.23% 35
Yorkshire +18 67 £35,000 +16.66% 17
North West -32 51 £27,500 -13.38% 25
West Midlands -15 40 £30,000 - 6
South West -56 30 £35,000 +27.27% 9
East Midlands -21 26 £30,500 -18.66% 11
East of England -31 16 £26,000 -30.66% 6
Midlands +1 1 £25,000 -33.33%
North East - 1 £18,000 -
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UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 957 (56.63%) HTML
2 873 (51.66%) CSS
3 849 (50.24%) Marketing
4 704 (41.66%) JavaScript
5 646 (38.22%) Analytics
6 524 (31.01%) Google
7 510 (30.18%) HTML5
8 499 (29.53%) E-Commerce
9 497 (29.41%) jQuery
10 431 (25.50%) Google Analytics
11 428 (25.33%) Digital Marketing
12 390 (23.08%) User Experience
13 373 (22.07%) CMS
14 370 (21.89%) Social Media
15 360 (21.30%) CSS3
16 347 (20.53%) .NET
17 341 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
18 321 (18.99%) Pay per click
19 308 (18.22%) Web Development
20 288 (17.04%) PHP
21 277 (16.39%) C#
22 260 (15.38%) ASP.NET
23 242 (14.32%) WordPress
24 240 (14.20%) Front End Development
25 238 (14.08%) Git (software)
26 233 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
27 232 (13.73%) MVC
28 228 (13.49%) SQL Server
29 225 (13.31%) Photoshop
30 224 (13.25%) Adobe

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 373 (22.07%) CMS
2 242 (14.32%) WordPress
3 84 (4.97%) IIS
4 65 (3.85%) Drupal
5 38 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 36 (2.13%) Node.js
6 36 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 35 (2.07%) Apache
7 35 (2.07%) Joomla!
8 30 (1.78%) Kentico
9 25 (1.48%) WebSphere
10 24 (1.42%) nginx
11 23 (1.36%) Umbraco
12 20 (1.18%) Confluence
13 19 (1.12%) SharePoint
14 13 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.59%) SAS
16 9 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 225 (13.31%) Photoshop
2 115 (6.80%) MS Excel
3 83 (4.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 62 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 57 (3.37%) MS Office
6 50 (2.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 30 (1.78%) Fireworks
8 27 (1.60%) InDesign
9 24 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
10 12 (0.71%) GIMP
11 9 (0.53%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.30%) MS Visio
13 4 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.24%) MS Project
14 3 (0.18%) ImageReady
15 2 (0.12%) SPSS
16 1 (0.059%) Adobe Premiere
16 1 (0.059%) Final Cut Pro
16 1 (0.059%) PaintShop Pro
16 1 (0.059%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 89 (5.27%) Magento
2 20 (1.18%) WebTrends
3 11 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.24%) OpenCart
4 4 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.12%) Optimost
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.12%) Unica
6 1 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.059%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.059%) Radian6
6 1 (0.059%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 431 (25.50%) Google Analytics
2 115 (6.80%) AdWords
3 70 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 57 (3.37%) SaaS
5 32 (1.89%) Adobe Analytics
5 32 (1.89%) GitHub
6 31 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (1.60%) Google Tag Manager
8 14 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.77%) MailChimp
10 8 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 7 (0.41%) Basecamp
12 6 (0.36%) IaaS
12 6 (0.36%) Office 365
13 5 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
14 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.24%) PaaS
15 3 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 122 (7.22%) Internet
2 22 (1.30%) Intranet
3 17 (1.01%) HTTP
4 13 (0.77%) FTP
5 11 (0.65%) DNS
6 6 (0.36%) Broadband
6 6 (0.36%) SMS
6 6 (0.36%) SSH
7 5 (0.30%) Bluetooth
7 5 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.30%) Wireless
8 2 (0.12%) Extranet
8 2 (0.12%) Firewall
8 2 (0.12%) SAN
9 1 (0.059%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.059%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 170 (10.06%) MySQL
3 68 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (2.84%) Relational Database
5 33 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 31 (1.83%) Big Data
7 29 (1.72%) RDBMS
8 27 (1.60%) MongoDB
9 21 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 21 (1.24%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.01%) Redis
11 14 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (0.71%) Data Mining
13 10 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.41%) Couchbase
14 7 (0.41%) OLTP
15 6 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.36%) OLAP
16 4 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 238 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 151 (8.93%) Subversion
3 47 (2.78%) JIRA
4 44 (2.60%) Grunt
4 44 (2.60%) Visual Studio
5 39 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (1.95%) Ant
7 27 (1.60%) Eclipse
8 23 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
8 23 (1.36%) Mercurial
9 21 (1.24%) Jasmine
10 16 (0.95%) gulp
10 16 (0.95%) Maven
10 16 (0.95%) Selenium
11 15 (0.89%) Jenkins
11 15 (0.89%) Vagrant
12 11 (0.65%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.59%) Appium
14 9 (0.53%) Axure RP
15 8 (0.47%) QUnit
General
1 849 (50.24%) Marketing
2 219 (12.96%) Finance
3 139 (8.22%) Retail
4 128 (7.57%) Advertising
5 56 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 55 (3.25%) Banking
7 51 (3.02%) Publishing
8 35 (2.07%) Law
9 33 (1.95%) Legal
10 31 (1.83%) Games
11 26 (1.54%) Brand Awareness
12 24 (1.42%) Multimedia
13 16 (0.95%) German Language
14 8 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.41%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.30%) French Language
16 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.24%) Back Office
17 4 (0.24%) Electronics
18 3 (0.18%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 707 (41.83%) Developer
2 293 (17.34%) Web Developer
3 213 (12.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 170 (10.06%) HTML Developer
5 166 (9.82%) .NET Developer
6 154 (9.11%) HTML CSS Developer
7 137 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 114 (6.75%) PHP Developer
9 111 (6.57%) SEO Manager
10 102 (6.04%) C# Developer
11 96 (5.68%) Senior Developer
12 90 (5.33%) Designer
13 89 (5.27%) Analyst
14 88 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
15 75 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
16 73 (4.32%) Marketing Manager
17 69 (4.08%) Digital Executive
17 69 (4.08%) Marketing Executive
18 65 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
19 63 (3.73%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 957 (56.63%) HTML
2 873 (51.66%) CSS
3 510 (30.18%) HTML5
4 497 (29.41%) jQuery
5 360 (21.30%) CSS3
6 347 (20.53%) .NET
7 260 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 172 (10.18%) Sass
9 168 (9.94%) AngularJS
10 155 (9.17%) Ajax
10 155 (9.17%) XML
11 123 (7.28%) Web Services
12 118 (6.98%) LESS
13 98 (5.80%) JSON
14 91 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 88 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 74 (4.38%) XHTML
17 65 (3.85%) RESTful
18 52 (3.08%) Spring
19 49 (2.90%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 390 (23.08%) User Experience
2 370 (21.89%) Social Media
3 233 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (5.38%) Blog
5 67 (3.96%) Mobile App
6 58 (3.43%) Computer Science
7 57 (3.37%) W3C
8 55 (3.25%) Copywriting
9 44 (2.60%) Graphic Design
10 39 (2.31%) Digital Media
11 33 (1.95%) iPad
12 31 (1.83%) Algorithms
13 26 (1.54%) Mathematics
14 24 (1.42%) Visualisation
15 22 (1.30%) Animation
16 20 (1.18%) Social Network
17 17 (1.01%) Management Information System
17 17 (1.01%) Statistics
18 16 (0.95%) Fintech
19 14 (0.83%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 77 (4.56%) Windows
2 49 (2.90%) Windows Server
3 47 (2.78%) Linux
4 40 (2.37%) Android
5 38 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (0.83%) Unix
8 11 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.41%) CentOS
9 7 (0.41%) Debian
10 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.18%) webOS
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
12 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (38.22%) Analytics
2 499 (29.53%) E-Commerce
3 428 (25.33%) Digital Marketing
4 341 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
5 321 (18.99%) Pay per click
6 308 (18.22%) Web Development
7 240 (14.20%) Front End Development
8 232 (13.73%) MVC
9 170 (10.06%) Web Design
10 166 (9.82%) Responsive Web Design
11 159 (9.41%) Web Analytics
12 153 (9.05%) Content Management
13 148 (8.76%) Project Management
14 128 (7.57%) Online Marketing
15 125 (7.40%) Scrum
16 118 (6.98%) OO
17 115 (6.80%) Email Marketing
18 105 (6.21%) B2B
18 105 (6.21%) Time Management
19 102 (6.04%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 704 (41.66%) JavaScript
2 288 (17.04%) PHP
3 277 (16.39%) C#
4 186 (11.01%) SQL
5 96 (5.68%) Java
6 41 (2.43%) VB.NET
7 25 (1.48%) Python
8 22 (1.30%) Ruby
9 20 (1.18%) VB
10 14 (0.83%) C
11 10 (0.59%) TypeScript
12 9 (0.53%) PHP 5
12 9 (0.53%) R
13 7 (0.41%) ActionScript
13 7 (0.41%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.36%) C++
14 6 (0.36%) ES6
15 4 (0.24%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.24%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 214 (12.66%) Degree
2 15 (0.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (0.36%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.18%) HND
6 2 (0.12%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.12%) MBA
6 2 (0.12%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.059%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.25%) QA
2 18 (1.07%) WCAG
3 9 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.30%) SLA
5 4 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.12%) WAI
7 1 (0.059%) HL7
7 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (0.53%) Varnish
2 5 (0.30%) HDFS
3 4 (0.24%) Docker
4 3 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.059%) Gluster
6 1 (0.059%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (0.77%) TeamSite
2 10 (0.59%) Plesk
3 8 (0.47%) Ansible
3 8 (0.47%) cPanel
4 7 (0.41%) Puppet
5 4 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.059%) MOM
6 1 (0.059%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.059%) Piwik
Vendors
1 524 (31.01%) Google
2 224 (13.25%) Adobe
3 192 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 59 (3.49%) hybris
5 54 (3.20%) Facebook
6 53 (3.14%) Sitecore
7 49 (2.90%) Twitter
8 43 (2.54%) Omniture
9 31 (1.83%) Oracle
10 29 (1.72%) IBM
11 24 (1.42%) ATG
12 21 (1.24%) Coremetrics
12 21 (1.24%) Zend
13 18 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (0.77%) Infragistics
14 13 (0.77%) Telerik
15 12 (0.71%) Interwoven
16 11 (0.65%) Apple
17 10 (0.59%) Siemens
18 9 (0.53%) EPiServer
Southwark, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sky Betting & Gaming (Oddschecker)
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
IT Human Resources
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ilford, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £260000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £22.5k - 30k per year + Bonus Opportunity
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonuses and generous holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Training budget + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £34,000 to £37,000 per annum + Bonus + Training budget + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40-60k (doe) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago