The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 405 320 261
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -59
Permanent jobs citing SEO 607 958 1264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.94% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.08% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 517 740 823
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £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
79080 89101 91294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.26% 87.44% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 66390 74452 73759
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in England

SEO
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -30 260 £45,000 - 49
South East -86 91 £37,500 - 23
North West +3 83 £32,500 +14.03% 18
West Midlands -8 60 £31,250 -3.84% 7
South West +19 47 £27,500 -29.03% 7
Yorkshire -47 24 £26,633 -11.22% 10
East of England +19 23 £35,000 -4.10% 21
East Midlands +9 14 £32,500 -7.14% 5
North East +4 5 £28,500 -36.66% 2
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SEO.

1 714 (52.69%) HTML
2 689 (50.85%) Marketing
3 660 (48.71%) CSS
4 561 (41.40%) JavaScript
5 510 (37.64%) Analytics
6 394 (29.08%) Google
7 357 (26.35%) Web Development
8 345 (25.46%) Google Analytics
9 338 (24.94%) HTML5
10 333 (24.58%) Digital Marketing
11 323 (23.84%) User Experience
12 322 (23.76%) Social Media
13 319 (23.54%) E-Commerce
14 318 (23.47%) CMS
15 289 (21.33%) jQuery
16 284 (20.96%) Pay per click
17 280 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
18 254 (18.75%) CSS3
19 253 (18.67%) PHP
20 214 (15.79%) Front End Development
21 193 (14.24%) MVC
22 180 (13.28%) AngularJS
23 177 (13.06%) Git (software)
23 177 (13.06%) Degree
24 173 (12.77%) Content Management
25 168 (12.40%) WordPress
26 166 (12.25%) Sass
27 163 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
28 159 (11.73%) Photoshop
29 153 (11.29%) Adobe

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 318 (23.47%) CMS
2 168 (12.40%) WordPress
3 49 (3.62%) Drupal
4 43 (3.17%) Joomla!
5 31 (2.29%) Umbraco
6 19 (1.40%) Apache
6 19 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
7 18 (1.33%) Alfresco
7 18 (1.33%) SharePoint
8 17 (1.25%) EPiServer CMS
9 13 (0.96%) IIS
10 11 (0.81%) Apache Spark
10 11 (0.81%) Confluence
11 9 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.59%) Kentico
13 6 (0.44%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.44%) ExpressionEngine
14 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.30%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 159 (11.73%) Photoshop
2 100 (7.38%) MS Excel
3 74 (5.46%) MS Office
4 67 (4.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 63 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (1.77%) Fireworks
7 19 (1.40%) Adobe After Effects
8 18 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (0.89%) MS Visio
9 12 (0.89%) OmniGraffle
10 11 (0.81%) GIMP
11 9 (0.66%) InVision
12 5 (0.37%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.30%) InDesign
13 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.074%) Final Cut Pro
15 1 (0.074%) ImageReady
15 1 (0.074%) MS Project
15 1 (0.074%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 71 (5.24%) Magento
2 13 (0.96%) OpenCart
2 13 (0.96%) WebTrends
3 11 (0.81%) Adobe Campaign
4 10 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.30%) CubeCart
5 4 (0.30%) nopCommerce
5 4 (0.30%) Shopify
6 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.074%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.074%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 345 (25.46%) Google Analytics
2 90 (6.64%) AdWords
3 40 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.70%) Adobe Analytics
5 22 (1.62%) SaaS
6 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 12 (0.89%) GitHub
7 12 (0.89%) MailChimp
7 12 (0.89%) Sage Pay
8 9 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
10 6 (0.44%) Basecamp
10 6 (0.44%) Office 365
10 6 (0.44%) PaaS
11 2 (0.15%) IaaS
12 1 (0.074%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.074%) CheetahMail
12 1 (0.074%) Pure360
12 1 (0.074%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 120 (8.86%) Internet
2 17 (1.25%) Intranet
3 14 (1.03%) HTTP
4 9 (0.66%) DNS
5 7 (0.52%) FTP
6 5 (0.37%) LAN
6 5 (0.37%) WAN
7 4 (0.30%) Broadband
7 4 (0.30%) DHCP
7 4 (0.30%) Extranet
7 4 (0.30%) SAN
7 4 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.15%) Firewall
9 2 (0.15%) Skype
9 2 (0.15%) SMS
9 2 (0.15%) VPN
10 1 (0.074%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.074%) VoIP
10 1 (0.074%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (10.04%) MySQL
2 66 (4.87%) SQL Server
3 31 (2.29%) MongoDB
4 25 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 23 (1.70%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.25%) Big Data
7 10 (0.74%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.22%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.22%) DB2
13 2 (0.15%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.074%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.074%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.074%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.074%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 177 (13.06%) Git (software)
2 48 (3.54%) Grunt
3 45 (3.32%) Subversion
4 40 (2.95%) Dreamweaver
5 36 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (2.36%) gulp
7 28 (2.07%) Jasmine
8 24 (1.77%) Axure RP
9 23 (1.70%) Jenkins
10 22 (1.62%) Visual Studio
11 21 (1.55%) Maven
12 19 (1.40%) Karma Test Runner
12 19 (1.40%) Selenium
13 18 (1.33%) JIRA
14 15 (1.11%) Ant
14 15 (1.11%) Apache Ivy
15 13 (0.96%) Protractor
16 12 (0.89%) Bower
17 8 (0.59%) Mocha
18 7 (0.52%) PHPUnit
General
1 689 (50.85%) Marketing
2 145 (10.70%) Retail
3 127 (9.37%) Advertising
4 117 (8.63%) Finance
5 58 (4.28%) Games
6 57 (4.21%) Telecoms
7 43 (3.17%) Publishing
8 37 (2.73%) Banking
9 34 (2.51%) Legal
10 17 (1.25%) Brand Awareness
10 17 (1.25%) Law
11 14 (1.03%) French Language
12 13 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.81%) Italian Language
13 11 (0.81%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.66%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.52%) Electronics
16 5 (0.37%) Automotive
17 4 (0.30%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 488 (36.01%) Developer
2 162 (11.96%) Web Developer
3 158 (11.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 141 (10.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 92 (6.79%) SEO Manager
6 87 (6.42%) PHP Developer
7 86 (6.35%) HTML Developer
8 79 (5.83%) Marketing Manager
9 76 (5.61%) SEO Executive
10 74 (5.46%) HTML CSS Developer
11 63 (4.65%) Architect
12 62 (4.58%) Designer
13 54 (3.99%) UI Developer
14 53 (3.91%) Analyst
15 52 (3.84%) SEO Specialist
16 48 (3.54%) Senior Developer
17 47 (3.47%) MySQL Developer
18 45 (3.32%) Digital Marketing Manager
18 45 (3.32%) PPC Manager
19 44 (3.25%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 714 (52.69%) HTML
2 660 (48.71%) CSS
3 338 (24.94%) HTML5
4 289 (21.33%) jQuery
5 254 (18.75%) CSS3
6 180 (13.28%) AngularJS
7 166 (12.25%) Sass
8 138 (10.18%) .NET
9 103 (7.60%) ASP.NET
10 80 (5.90%) Node.js
11 77 (5.68%) XML
12 75 (5.54%) Web Services
13 73 (5.39%) Ajax
14 70 (5.17%) LESS
15 67 (4.94%) React
16 62 (4.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 58 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC
18 52 (3.84%) XHTML
19 51 (3.76%) REST
20 50 (3.69%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 323 (23.84%) User Experience
2 322 (23.76%) Social Media
3 163 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (4.94%) Blog
5 66 (4.87%) Computer Science
6 57 (4.21%) Mobile App
7 50 (3.69%) Digital Media
8 34 (2.51%) Algorithms
9 33 (2.44%) Copywriting
10 30 (2.21%) Graphic Design
11 24 (1.77%) W3C
12 19 (1.40%) iPad
12 19 (1.40%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.25%) RIA
13 17 (1.25%) Social Network
14 16 (1.18%) Fintech
15 13 (0.96%) Motion Graphics
16 10 (0.74%) Statistics
17 9 (0.66%) Web 2.0
18 8 (0.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 68 (5.02%) Linux
2 40 (2.95%) Android
3 38 (2.80%) Apple iOS
4 19 (1.40%) Windows
5 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.37%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.074%) CentOS
9 1 (0.074%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.074%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.074%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.074%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.074%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (37.64%) Analytics
2 357 (26.35%) Web Development
3 333 (24.58%) Digital Marketing
4 319 (23.54%) E-Commerce
5 284 (20.96%) Pay per click
6 280 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
7 214 (15.79%) Front End Development
8 193 (14.24%) MVC
9 173 (12.77%) Content Management
10 128 (9.45%) Web Design
11 122 (9.00%) CRM
12 115 (8.49%) OO
13 103 (7.60%) Scrum
14 94 (6.94%) Responsive Web Design
15 93 (6.86%) Project Management
16 87 (6.42%) B2B
17 84 (6.20%) TDD
18 83 (6.13%) Time Management
19 81 (5.98%) Email Marketing
20 72 (5.31%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 561 (41.40%) JavaScript
2 253 (18.67%) PHP
3 126 (9.30%) C#
4 106 (7.82%) SQL
5 92 (6.79%) Java
6 21 (1.55%) Python
7 19 (1.40%) VB.NET
8 13 (0.96%) Perl
9 8 (0.59%) Objective-C
9 8 (0.59%) PHP 5
9 8 (0.59%) Ruby
9 8 (0.59%) VB
10 7 (0.52%) Apple Swift
11 6 (0.44%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.37%) R
12 5 (0.37%) VBA
13 4 (0.30%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.30%) ActionScript 3.0
13 4 (0.30%) Go
13 4 (0.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 177 (13.06%) Degree
2 18 (1.33%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.03%) Analytics IQ
5 7 (0.52%) HND
6 6 (0.44%) MBA
7 4 (0.30%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.22%) CITP
9 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.074%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.074%) MCSD
10 1 (0.074%) MOS
10 1 (0.074%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.074%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.92%) QA
2 13 (0.96%) WCAG
3 9 (0.66%) WAI
4 4 (0.30%) SLA
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.074%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 17 (1.25%) Docker
2 4 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.22%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.22%) vSphere
4 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.074%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.074%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (1.33%) Puppet
2 12 (0.89%) Ansible
2 12 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.66%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.30%) cPanel
5 1 (0.074%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.074%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.074%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.074%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.074%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.074%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 394 (29.08%) Google
2 153 (11.29%) Adobe
3 122 (9.00%) Microsoft
4 75 (5.54%) Facebook
5 74 (5.46%) Twitter
6 28 (2.07%) EPiServer
7 25 (1.85%) Sitecore
8 16 (1.18%) Apigee
8 16 (1.18%) Mashery
9 15 (1.11%) Optimizely
9 15 (1.11%) VMware
10 14 (1.03%) DoubleClick
11 13 (0.96%) Omniture
11 13 (0.96%) Oracle
12 12 (0.89%) IBM
12 12 (0.89%) Rackspace
12 12 (0.89%) Zend
13 11 (0.81%) PayPal
13 11 (0.81%) Sage
14 9 (0.66%) Sophos
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + lots of perks!
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Exceptional benefits and company cul
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £54,000 per annum Excellent benefits packages - 35 Hou
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Xcede
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Beverley, North Humberside
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Falmouth, Cornwall
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: MARKET RATE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Flexible working, pension, CCV
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago