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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 213 197 162
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -35
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1517 1481 1941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.33% 1.41% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.78% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 1235 1783
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91395 83053 90383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.43% 78.92% 76.78%
Number of salaries quoted 74157 68986 77349
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -25 617 £40,000 - 51
South East +3 320 £35,000 +7.69% 31
North West -1 177 £29,500 -1.66% 16
Yorkshire -38 111 £30,000 +3.44% 8
South West +44 88 £30,000 -0.82% 7
East of England -13 88 £30,000 -11.76% 13
West Midlands +21 75 £30,000 -14.28% 9
East Midlands -9 42 £31,250 +13.63% 2
Midlands +2 1 - -
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1432 (53.49%) Marketing
2 1364 (50.95%) HTML
3 1200 (44.83%) CSS
4 1056 (39.45%) JavaScript
5 1017 (37.99%) Analytics
6 861 (32.16%) E-Commerce
7 755 (28.20%) Pay per click
8 710 (26.52%) Social Media
9 697 (26.04%) Google
10 695 (25.96%) jQuery
11 648 (24.21%) Digital Marketing
12 576 (21.52%) CMS
13 534 (19.95%) HTML5
14 512 (19.13%) PHP
15 490 (18.30%) Google Analytics
16 451 (16.85%) Degree
17 445 (16.62%) .NET
18 424 (15.84%) CSS3
19 402 (15.02%) SQL
20 394 (14.72%) Web Development
21 379 (14.16%) Online Marketing
22 347 (12.96%) Retail
23 338 (12.63%) Photoshop
24 334 (12.48%) MySQL
25 330 (12.33%) Advertising
26 314 (11.73%) MVC
27 307 (11.47%) Content Management
28 302 (11.28%) ASP.NET
29 298 (11.13%) Finance
30 285 (10.65%) XML

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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
1 576 (21.52%) CMS
2 276 (10.31%) WordPress
3 134 (5.01%) Drupal
4 101 (3.77%) Umbraco
5 79 (2.95%) Node.js
6 62 (2.32%) Joomla!
7 59 (2.20%) Apache
8 58 (2.17%) SharePoint
9 56 (2.09%) IIS
10 32 (1.20%) Tomcat
10 32 (1.20%) Adobe CQ
11 31 (1.16%) ExpressionEngine
12 29 (1.08%) WebSphere
13 23 (0.86%) ColdFusion
13 23 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
14 21 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
15 17 (0.64%) TeamSite
16 15 (0.56%) DNN
17 13 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 338 (12.63%) Photoshop
2 200 (7.47%) MS Excel
3 117 (4.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 103 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 96 (3.59%) MS Office
6 63 (2.35%) Fireworks
7 18 (0.67%) InDesign
8 15 (0.56%) MS Visio
9 13 (0.49%) MS Project
10 8 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.26%) SPSS
12 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.15%) GIMP
13 4 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.037%) Stata
15 1 (0.037%) CINEMA 4D
15 1 (0.037%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 490 (18.30%) Google Analytics
2 153 (5.72%) Magento
3 78 (2.91%) WebTrends
4 29 (1.08%) SiteCatalyst
5 25 (0.93%) Fredhopper
6 17 (0.64%) Oracle CRM
7 12 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.22%) Tridion
9 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.075%) osCommerce
11 1 (0.037%) Optimost
11 1 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.037%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (1.38%) Amazon S3
3 31 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
3 31 (1.16%) ElastiCache
4 27 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.41%) MailChimp
6 9 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.34%) SaaS
7 7 (0.26%) Office 365
8 6 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.19%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.075%) GitHub
11 1 (0.037%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 154 (5.75%) Internet
2 31 (1.16%) Intranet
3 22 (0.82%) DNS
4 16 (0.60%) HTTP
5 11 (0.41%) Extranet
6 9 (0.34%) SSL
6 9 (0.34%) FTP
7 4 (0.15%) Broadband
8 3 (0.11%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.11%) VPN
8 3 (0.11%) SSH
9 2 (0.075%) MVNO
9 2 (0.075%) DHCP
10 1 (0.037%) SMS
10 1 (0.037%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (12.48%) MySQL
2 210 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 125 (4.67%) Relational Database
4 57 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 35 (1.31%) Big Data
7 34 (1.27%) MongoDB
8 31 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 27 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 27 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 16 (0.60%) NoSQL
11 14 (0.52%) Oracle Database
11 14 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.45%) MS Access
13 9 (0.34%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.26%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.22%) Base SAS
16 6 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 157 (5.86%) Subversion
2 112 (4.18%) Git (software)
3 105 (3.92%) Visual Studio
4 81 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
5 58 (2.17%) JIRA
5 58 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (1.42%) Jasmine
7 31 (1.16%) NUnit
7 31 (1.16%) Eclipse
8 30 (1.12%) Ant
8 30 (1.12%) Selenium
8 30 (1.12%) Maven
9 23 (0.86%) JUnit
10 19 (0.71%) JSUnit
11 17 (0.64%) JsTestDriver
12 16 (0.60%) Axure RP
13 14 (0.52%) Grunt
14 10 (0.37%) QUnit
15 9 (0.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 7 (0.26%) PhoneGap
General
1 1432 (53.49%) Marketing
2 347 (12.96%) Retail
3 330 (12.33%) Advertising
4 298 (11.13%) Finance
5 123 (4.59%) Publishing
6 40 (1.49%) Games
7 35 (1.31%) Law
7 35 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 33 (1.23%) Legal
9 28 (1.05%) Telecoms
10 25 (0.93%) German Language
11 24 (0.90%) Automotive
12 23 (0.86%) Banking
12 23 (0.86%) Billing
13 19 (0.71%) Electronics
14 18 (0.67%) French Language
15 11 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.37%) Russian Language
17 9 (0.34%) Multimedia
18 8 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 914 (34.14%) Developer
2 402 (15.02%) Web Developer
3 248 (9.26%) Front-End Developer
4 246 (9.19%) Analyst
5 169 (6.31%) PPC Manager
5 169 (6.31%) PPC Analyst
5 169 (6.31%) PPC Specialist
5 169 (6.31%) PPC Executive
6 168 (6.28%) Marketing Manager
7 167 (6.24%) PHP Developer
8 159 (5.94%) Designer
9 134 (5.01%) Senior Developer
10 102 (3.81%) .NET Developer
11 94 (3.51%) Account Manager
12 92 (3.44%) Web Designer
13 87 (3.25%) SEO Executive
14 79 (2.95%) Junior
15 78 (2.91%) Business Analyst
16 74 (2.76%) Digital Marketing Manager
17 70 (2.61%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1364 (50.95%) HTML
2 1200 (44.83%) CSS
3 695 (25.96%) jQuery
4 534 (19.95%) HTML5
5 445 (16.62%) .NET
6 424 (15.84%) CSS3
7 302 (11.28%) ASP.NET
8 285 (10.65%) XML
9 269 (10.05%) Ajax
10 212 (7.92%) XHTML
11 183 (6.84%) Web Services
12 101 (3.77%) XSLT
13 96 (3.59%) Sass
14 88 (3.29%) .NET Framework
15 87 (3.25%) Flash
16 85 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
17 78 (2.91%) JSP
18 75 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 71 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 71 (2.65%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 710 (26.52%) Social Media
2 147 (5.49%) Digital Media
3 134 (5.01%) Mobile App
4 121 (4.52%) Blog
5 98 (3.66%) Copywriting
6 95 (3.55%) W3C
7 88 (3.29%) Computer Science
8 69 (2.58%) Statistics
9 66 (2.47%) Management Information System
10 53 (1.98%) Open Source
11 48 (1.79%) Graphic Design
12 31 (1.16%) Mathematics
13 28 (1.05%) Visualisation
14 24 (0.90%) Economics
15 23 (0.86%) iPad
16 22 (0.82%) New Media
16 22 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
16 22 (0.82%) Photography
17 19 (0.71%) N-Tier
18 18 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 127 (4.74%) Linux
2 91 (3.40%) Windows
3 88 (3.29%) Apple iOS
4 65 (2.43%) Android
5 21 (0.78%) UNIX
6 14 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.22%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.11%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.075%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.075%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.075%) webOS
11 2 (0.075%) CentOS
12 1 (0.037%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.037%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.037%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.037%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1017 (37.99%) Analytics
2 861 (32.16%) E-Commerce
3 755 (28.20%) Pay per click
4 648 (24.21%) Digital Marketing
5 394 (14.72%) Web Development
6 379 (14.16%) Online Marketing
7 314 (11.73%) MVC
8 307 (11.47%) Content Management
9 259 (9.68%) Web Analytics
10 258 (9.64%) Web Design
10 258 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
11 241 (9.00%) Project Management
12 213 (7.96%) B2B
13 187 (6.99%) OO
14 182 (6.80%) Responsive Web Design
15 171 (6.39%) CRM
15 171 (6.39%) Email Marketing
16 134 (5.01%) TDD
17 122 (4.56%) B2C
18 113 (4.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1056 (39.45%) JavaScript
2 512 (19.13%) PHP
3 402 (15.02%) SQL
4 236 (8.82%) Java
5 198 (7.40%) C#
6 66 (2.47%) Python
7 45 (1.68%) VB.NET
8 42 (1.57%) PHP5
9 38 (1.42%) Ruby
10 35 (1.31%) R
11 33 (1.23%) T-SQL
12 32 (1.20%) XPath
13 28 (1.05%) VBA
14 25 (0.93%) ActionScript
15 17 (0.64%) Scala
16 14 (0.52%) ActionScript 3.0
17 13 (0.49%) Objective-C
17 13 (0.49%) Shell Script
18 10 (0.37%) VB
18 10 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 451 (16.85%) Degree
2 20 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (0.52%) PMI Certification
5 8 (0.30%) MCSE
5 8 (0.30%) PhD
6 7 (0.26%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.22%) MCTS
8 5 (0.19%) MCITP
8 5 (0.19%) CAPM
8 5 (0.19%) PMP
9 4 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.11%) MBA
11 2 (0.075%) CCNA
11 2 (0.075%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.075%) HND
11 2 (0.075%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.037%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (1.76%) SLA
2 40 (1.49%) QA
3 21 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.56%) WAI
5 10 (0.37%) WCAG
6 2 (0.075%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.11%) Varnish
3 2 (0.075%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (0.56%) Plesk
2 3 (0.11%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.11%) Puppet
2 3 (0.11%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.075%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.037%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 697 (26.04%) Google
2 210 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 189 (7.06%) Adobe
4 188 (7.02%) Facebook
5 130 (4.86%) Twitter
6 102 (3.81%) Omniture
7 72 (2.69%) Zend
8 58 (2.17%) Oracle
9 54 (2.02%) Coremetrics
10 53 (1.98%) Yahoo!
11 50 (1.87%) hybris
12 41 (1.53%) Sitecore
13 35 (1.31%) Hitwise
14 30 (1.12%) ATG
15 23 (0.86%) DoubleClick
15 23 (0.86%) Demandware
16 22 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
17 21 (0.78%) SAP
17 21 (0.78%) JD Edwards
18 17 (0.64%) EPiServer
London
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Experis IT
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Volaris Exec
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £15000 to £16000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum to £55K + excellent training and wor
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hartlepool, Cleveland
Catalyst
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, free parking.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Salary: Unspecified + Flexible Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
ITF Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £46500 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ITF Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £46500 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday