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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 262 247 224
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1148 1208 1379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.17% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.43% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 867 951 1173
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+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
86778 84523 87075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.31% 81.72% 79.55%
Number of salaries quoted 71891 69477 74460
Average salary £49,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.73% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +7 511 £42,500 +6.25% 71
South East -28 224 £33,500 +3.07% 36
North West +2 113 £29,000 - 25
Yorkshire -46 88 £32,500 +18.18% 9
South West +12 77 £27,500 -8.33% 8
East of England -53 60 £35,000 +16.66% 15
West Midlands -25 39 £30,000 -3.22% 7
East Midlands +12 37 £28,500 -4.20% 15
North East -11 5 £22,000 -31.25%
Midlands +6 1 £37,500 -
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1457 (57.96%) Marketing
2 1328 (52.82%) HTML
3 1225 (48.73%) CSS
4 1045 (41.57%) JavaScript
5 836 (33.25%) Analytics
6 734 (29.20%) jQuery
7 724 (28.80%) E-Commerce
8 709 (28.20%) Google
9 668 (26.57%) Social Media
10 661 (26.29%) Pay per click
11 658 (26.17%) CMS
12 588 (23.39%) Digital Marketing
13 551 (21.92%) HTML5
14 549 (21.84%) PHP
15 457 (18.18%) Google Analytics
16 454 (18.06%) CSS3
17 437 (17.38%) User Experience
18 413 (16.43%) Degree
19 394 (15.67%) Photoshop
20 374 (14.88%) .NET
21 368 (14.64%) MySQL
21 368 (14.64%) Agile Software Development
22 365 (14.52%) Web Development
23 361 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
24 328 (13.05%) Advertising
25 324 (12.89%) WordPress
26 301 (11.97%) ASP.NET
27 297 (11.81%) SQL
27 297 (11.81%) Web Design
28 292 (11.61%) Online Marketing

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 658 (26.17%) CMS
2 324 (12.89%) WordPress
3 130 (5.17%) Drupal
4 91 (3.62%) Umbraco
5 84 (3.34%) IIS
6 58 (2.31%) SharePoint
7 55 (2.19%) Joomla!
8 49 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
9 44 (1.75%) Node.js
10 43 (1.71%) Apache
11 39 (1.55%) Tomcat
12 21 (0.84%) nginx
13 20 (0.80%) TeamSite
14 18 (0.72%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.60%) JBoss
16 14 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
16 14 (0.56%) Confluence
17 10 (0.40%) ExpressionEngine
18 9 (0.36%) concrete5
19 8 (0.32%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 394 (15.67%) Photoshop
2 178 (7.08%) MS Excel
3 175 (6.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 97 (3.86%) MS Office
5 90 (3.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 71 (2.82%) Fireworks
7 51 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
8 26 (1.03%) MS Visio
9 24 (0.95%) InDesign
10 15 (0.60%) MS Project
11 11 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
12 9 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
13 6 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
15 1 (0.040%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.040%) GIMP
15 1 (0.040%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 457 (18.18%) Google Analytics
2 169 (6.72%) Magento
3 69 (2.74%) WebTrends
4 22 (0.88%) SiteCatalyst
5 12 (0.48%) Tridion
6 6 (0.24%) Shopify
7 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.20%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.16%) Optimost
9 3 (0.12%) Summit
10 2 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.080%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.080%) Zen Cart
11 1 (0.040%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 23 (0.91%) SaaS
2 21 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.56%) MailChimp
4 6 (0.24%) Force.com
5 5 (0.20%) IaaS
5 5 (0.20%) GitHub
6 4 (0.16%) PaaS
7 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.080%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.080%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.080%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.040%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 134 (5.33%) Internet
2 45 (1.79%) Broadband
3 35 (1.39%) 3G
4 33 (1.31%) DNS
5 28 (1.11%) Intranet
6 21 (0.84%) FTP
7 20 (0.80%) HTTP
7 20 (0.80%) SSL
8 17 (0.68%) Extranet
9 14 (0.56%) WAN
9 14 (0.56%) SSH
10 12 (0.48%) LAN
11 10 (0.40%) Firewall
12 7 (0.28%) Wireless
12 7 (0.28%) 4G
12 7 (0.28%) TCP/IP
13 6 (0.24%) SMS
14 5 (0.20%) VoIP
14 5 (0.20%) DHCP
14 5 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 368 (14.64%) MySQL
2 210 (8.35%) SQL Server
3 89 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 20 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (0.76%) RDBMS
6 12 (0.48%) DB2
6 12 (0.48%) Data Mining
6 12 (0.48%) MongoDB
7 11 (0.44%) NoSQL
7 11 (0.44%) Big Data
7 11 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.32%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.24%) MS Access
13 5 (0.20%) OLAP
13 5 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 240 (9.55%) Git (software)
2 174 (6.92%) Subversion
3 115 (4.57%) Dreamweaver
4 66 (2.63%) JIRA
5 62 (2.47%) Visual Studio
6 42 (1.67%) Axure RP
7 34 (1.35%) Eclipse
8 30 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (0.99%) Ant
10 24 (0.95%) Jenkins
11 20 (0.80%) Grunt
11 20 (0.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 17 (0.68%) JUnit
13 15 (0.60%) Karma Test Runner
13 15 (0.60%) Jasmine
14 12 (0.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 11 (0.44%) Firebug
16 9 (0.36%) QUnit
17 8 (0.32%) Maven
18 6 (0.24%) Mercurial
General
1 1457 (57.96%) Marketing
2 328 (13.05%) Advertising
3 244 (9.71%) Retail
4 200 (7.96%) Finance
5 91 (3.62%) Publishing
6 67 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 55 (2.19%) Games
8 32 (1.27%) Law
9 29 (1.15%) Legal
10 24 (0.95%) Banking
11 23 (0.91%) Multimedia
12 18 (0.72%) French Language
12 18 (0.72%) Automotive
13 15 (0.60%) German Language
13 15 (0.60%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.52%) Billing
15 10 (0.40%) Russian Language
16 9 (0.36%) Back Office
17 7 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 914 (36.36%) Developer
2 432 (17.18%) Web Developer
3 225 (8.95%) Front-End Developer
4 211 (8.39%) Designer
5 165 (6.56%) Senior Developer
6 154 (6.13%) PHP Developer
7 128 (5.09%) Web Designer
8 127 (5.05%) Analyst
9 115 (4.57%) PPC Manager
9 115 (4.57%) PPC Analyst
9 115 (4.57%) PPC Executive
9 115 (4.57%) PPC Specialist
10 114 (4.53%) .NET Developer
11 100 (3.98%) SEO Executive
12 97 (3.86%) Marketing Manager
13 93 (3.70%) Marketing Executive
14 83 (3.30%) Front-End Web Developer
15 82 (3.26%) SEO Manager
15 82 (3.26%) Junior
16 77 (3.06%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1328 (52.82%) HTML
2 1225 (48.73%) CSS
3 734 (29.20%) jQuery
4 551 (21.92%) HTML5
5 454 (18.06%) CSS3
6 374 (14.88%) .NET
7 301 (11.97%) ASP.NET
8 256 (10.18%) XML
9 184 (7.32%) XHTML
9 184 (7.32%) Ajax
10 150 (5.97%) Web Services
11 92 (3.66%) .NET Framework
12 88 (3.50%) Flash
13 84 (3.34%) Sass
14 76 (3.02%) AngularJS
15 67 (2.67%) Backbone.js
16 64 (2.55%) LESS
16 64 (2.55%) JSP
17 54 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
18 52 (2.07%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 668 (26.57%) Social Media
2 437 (17.38%) User Experience
3 361 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
4 127 (5.05%) Blog
5 122 (4.85%) Digital Media
6 107 (4.26%) Mobile App
7 99 (3.94%) Computer Science
8 96 (3.82%) W3C
9 92 (3.66%) Copywriting
10 73 (2.90%) Graphic Design
11 71 (2.82%) Open Source
12 62 (2.47%) Algorithms
13 47 (1.87%) Social Network
14 46 (1.83%) Statistics
15 45 (1.79%) iPad
16 43 (1.71%) Smartphone
17 42 (1.67%) Management Information System
18 34 (1.35%) Mathematics
19 28 (1.11%) New Media
20 21 (0.84%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 128 (5.09%) Linux
2 124 (4.93%) Windows
3 58 (2.31%) Android
4 51 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 32 (1.27%) UNIX
6 17 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.32%) CentOS
9 7 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.28%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.040%) webOS
13 1 (0.040%) AIX
13 1 (0.040%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 836 (33.25%) Analytics
2 724 (28.80%) E-Commerce
3 661 (26.29%) Pay per click
4 588 (23.39%) Digital Marketing
5 368 (14.64%) Agile Software Development
6 365 (14.52%) Web Development
7 297 (11.81%) Web Design
8 292 (11.61%) Online Marketing
9 280 (11.14%) Content Management
10 279 (11.10%) MVC
11 258 (10.26%) Project Management
12 243 (9.67%) Web Analytics
13 212 (8.43%) Responsive Web Design
14 159 (6.32%) B2B
15 155 (6.17%) Email Marketing
16 127 (5.05%) Scrum
17 125 (4.97%) Time Management
18 114 (4.53%) OO
19 112 (4.46%) CRM
19 112 (4.46%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 1045 (41.57%) JavaScript
2 549 (21.84%) PHP
3 297 (11.81%) SQL
4 265 (10.54%) C#
5 136 (5.41%) Java
6 53 (2.11%) T-SQL
7 46 (1.83%) VB.NET
7 46 (1.83%) PHP5
8 36 (1.43%) Ruby
9 33 (1.31%) Python
10 18 (0.72%) ActionScript
11 16 (0.64%) VB
12 15 (0.60%) Perl
13 12 (0.48%) C++
14 9 (0.36%) Groovy
15 8 (0.32%) C
16 7 (0.28%) AWK
16 7 (0.28%) Scala
16 7 (0.28%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.28%) sed
Qualifications
1 413 (16.43%) Degree
2 3 (0.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (0.12%) CCNP
2 3 (0.12%) CCDA
3 2 (0.080%) ISEB
3 2 (0.080%) OCPJP
3 2 (0.080%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.080%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.040%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.040%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.040%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.040%) MBA
4 1 (0.040%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.040%) APMP
4 1 (0.040%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (2.63%) QA
2 33 (1.31%) WCAG
3 16 (0.64%) WAI
4 14 (0.56%) SLA
5 5 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.12%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.040%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.20%) Varnish
3 2 (0.080%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (0.40%) Puppet
2 6 (0.24%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (0.12%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.12%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.080%) Nagios
6 1 (0.040%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 709 (28.20%) Google
2 256 (10.18%) Adobe
3 225 (8.95%) Microsoft
4 220 (8.75%) Facebook
5 171 (6.80%) Twitter
6 67 (2.67%) Zend
7 60 (2.39%) Sitecore
8 57 (2.27%) Omniture
9 46 (1.83%) hybris
10 38 (1.51%) Coremetrics
11 24 (0.95%) Yahoo!
12 21 (0.84%) Demandware
12 21 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (0.76%) Oracle
14 18 (0.72%) ATG
15 15 (0.60%) Business Objects
15 15 (0.60%) Interwoven
16 13 (0.52%) Apple
17 12 (0.48%) HP
18 11 (0.44%) Sony
City, London
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Sussex
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Pentasia Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Randstad Digital
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
House of Fraser
Salary: £40,000 - £49,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 14 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + 25 Hols, Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Webrecruit
Salary: £Excellent Plus Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £26k - 32k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Ecom Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ecom Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
JM Digital
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
7 Fifty Two
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Generous benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Superb - dependant on experience.
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £46359.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago