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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 288 220 202
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -18
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1000 1551 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.99% 1.40% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.70% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 734 1042 1174
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
84540 91393 81953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.95% 82.74% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 69498 74949 68149
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,284 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 -70 391 £40,000 - 73
South East -42 228 £35,000 - 47
North West -51 108 £25,000 -9.09% 17
Yorkshire +1 95 £30,000 - 8
West Midlands -40 66 £30,000 - 10
East of England -36 45 £32,500 -7.14% 8
South West -48 41 £30,000 +4.34% 4
East Midlands -1 25 £30,000 - 5
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1138 (57.33%) Marketing
2 1116 (56.22%) HTML
3 965 (48.61%) CSS
4 802 (40.40%) JavaScript
5 774 (38.99%) Analytics
6 599 (30.18%) Social Media
7 590 (29.72%) jQuery
8 582 (29.32%) Google
9 566 (28.51%) Pay per click
10 517 (26.05%) Digital Marketing
10 517 (26.05%) E-Commerce
11 468 (23.58%) PHP
12 458 (23.07%) Google Analytics
13 453 (22.82%) CMS
14 419 (21.11%) HTML5
15 390 (19.65%) Web Development
16 363 (18.29%) User Experience
17 337 (16.98%) Degree
18 319 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
19 312 (15.72%) CSS3
20 311 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
21 308 (15.52%) Photoshop
22 296 (14.91%) Content Management
23 294 (14.81%) MySQL
24 281 (14.16%) .NET
25 275 (13.85%) Adobe
26 242 (12.19%) SQL
27 228 (11.49%) Project Management
28 226 (11.39%) Online Marketing
29 219 (11.03%) Finance

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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
1 453 (22.82%) CMS
2 212 (10.68%) WordPress
3 70 (3.53%) Drupal
3 70 (3.53%) Umbraco
4 65 (3.27%) IIS
5 45 (2.27%) Apache
5 45 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 43 (2.17%) Node.js
7 31 (1.56%) Joomla!
8 29 (1.46%) Kentico
9 25 (1.26%) Tomcat
10 24 (1.21%) Sitefinity
11 18 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 16 (0.81%) DNN
13 15 (0.76%) Immediacy CMS
14 14 (0.71%) nginx
15 11 (0.55%) SharePoint
16 9 (0.45%) Confluence
17 8 (0.40%) SAS
18 6 (0.30%) OpenCms
Applications
1 308 (15.52%) Photoshop
2 120 (6.05%) MS Excel
3 110 (5.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 82 (4.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 78 (3.93%) MS Office
6 59 (2.97%) InDesign
7 49 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
8 41 (2.07%) Fireworks
9 26 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
10 16 (0.81%) MS Visio
11 15 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
12 10 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
13 8 (0.40%) SPSS
14 7 (0.35%) Acrobat
15 4 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
16 2 (0.10%) GIMP
16 2 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
16 2 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 115 (5.79%) Magento
2 36 (1.81%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.20%) Shopify
4 3 (0.15%) Bond Adapt
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.10%) Tridion
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.10%) Radian6
5 2 (0.10%) CubeCart
6 1 (0.050%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.050%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 458 (23.07%) Google Analytics
2 42 (2.12%) SaaS
3 26 (1.31%) Adobe Analytics
4 18 (0.91%) GitHub
5 16 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (0.76%) MailChimp
7 13 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.25%) Basecamp
10 4 (0.20%) PaaS
11 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.10%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.050%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 124 (6.25%) Internet
2 41 (2.07%) Intranet
3 31 (1.56%) DNS
4 19 (0.96%) HTTP
5 15 (0.76%) SSL
6 13 (0.65%) Wireless
7 9 (0.45%) FTP
8 8 (0.40%) Broadband
9 5 (0.25%) SSH
10 3 (0.15%) Skype
10 3 (0.15%) Symposium
10 3 (0.15%) SMS
10 3 (0.15%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.10%) DHCP
12 1 (0.050%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.050%) Extranet
12 1 (0.050%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (14.81%) MySQL
2 184 (9.27%) SQL Server
3 54 (2.72%) Relational Database
4 29 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 12 (0.60%) Redis
8 11 (0.55%) MS Access
9 9 (0.45%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.40%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (0.35%) DB2
11 7 (0.35%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.30%) OLAP
12 6 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.20%) Big Data
14 4 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 177 (8.92%) Git (software)
2 122 (6.15%) Subversion
3 67 (3.38%) Dreamweaver
4 66 (3.32%) Visual Studio
5 32 (1.61%) JIRA
6 24 (1.21%) Axure RP
6 24 (1.21%) Grunt
7 18 (0.91%) Jenkins
7 18 (0.91%) Jasmine
8 17 (0.86%) Bitbucket
9 15 (0.76%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.71%) Maven
10 14 (0.71%) Mercurial
11 13 (0.65%) Ant
12 12 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (0.55%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
14 9 (0.45%) JUnit
15 5 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (0.25%) Sinon.JS
General
1 1138 (57.33%) Marketing
2 219 (11.03%) Finance
3 212 (10.68%) Advertising
4 199 (10.03%) Retail
5 54 (2.72%) Publishing
6 38 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.21%) Multimedia
8 22 (1.11%) Games
8 22 (1.11%) German Language
9 21 (1.06%) Legal
9 21 (1.06%) Banking
10 18 (0.91%) Back Office
10 18 (0.91%) French Language
11 12 (0.60%) Law
12 11 (0.55%) Automotive
12 11 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.35%) Electronics
14 6 (0.30%) Swedish Language
14 6 (0.30%) iGaming
14 6 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 723 (36.42%) Developer
2 314 (15.82%) Web Developer
3 166 (8.36%) Front-End Developer
4 144 (7.25%) PHP Developer
5 129 (6.50%) PPC Specialist
5 129 (6.50%) PPC Manager
5 129 (6.50%) PPC Analyst
5 129 (6.50%) PPC Executive
6 115 (5.79%) Senior Developer
7 105 (5.29%) Marketing Manager
8 103 (5.19%) .NET Developer
9 88 (4.43%) SEO Manager
10 87 (4.38%) Analyst
11 85 (4.28%) Junior
11 85 (4.28%) Designer
12 77 (3.88%) Account Manager
13 76 (3.83%) Junior Developer
14 71 (3.58%) Marketing Executive
15 68 (3.43%) Consultant
16 66 (3.32%) SEO Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1116 (56.22%) HTML
2 965 (48.61%) CSS
3 590 (29.72%) jQuery
4 419 (21.11%) HTML5
5 312 (15.72%) CSS3
6 281 (14.16%) .NET
7 181 (9.12%) ASP.NET
8 162 (8.16%) Ajax
9 142 (7.15%) XML
10 111 (5.59%) Sass
11 99 (4.99%) XHTML
12 97 (4.89%) AngularJS
13 91 (4.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 90 (4.53%) Web Services
15 74 (3.73%) .NET Framework
16 68 (3.43%) Backbone.js
17 58 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
18 54 (2.72%) LAMP
19 53 (2.67%) LESS
20 44 (2.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 599 (30.18%) Social Media
2 363 (18.29%) User Experience
3 311 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (5.14%) Copywriting
5 99 (4.99%) W3C
6 86 (4.33%) Mobile App
7 80 (4.03%) Blog
8 78 (3.93%) Digital Media
9 64 (3.22%) Graphic Design
10 56 (2.82%) Computer Science
11 55 (2.77%) Statistics
12 38 (1.91%) Algorithms
13 37 (1.86%) Management Information System
14 36 (1.81%) Mathematics
15 24 (1.21%) Animation
16 21 (1.06%) Photography
17 17 (0.86%) Visualisation
18 14 (0.71%) iPad
19 13 (0.65%) FMCG
19 13 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 138 (6.95%) Linux
2 51 (2.57%) Windows
3 40 (2.02%) Android
3 40 (2.02%) Apple iOS
4 22 (1.11%) UNIX
5 11 (0.55%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.30%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.050%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (38.99%) Analytics
2 566 (28.51%) Pay per click
3 517 (26.05%) E-Commerce
3 517 (26.05%) Digital Marketing
4 390 (19.65%) Web Development
5 319 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 296 (14.91%) Content Management
7 228 (11.49%) Project Management
8 226 (11.39%) Online Marketing
9 207 (10.43%) MVC
10 201 (10.13%) Web Design
11 200 (10.08%) Responsive Web Design
12 148 (7.46%) Web Analytics
13 144 (7.25%) B2B
14 131 (6.60%) Email Marketing
15 117 (5.89%) Scrum
16 112 (5.64%) OO
17 106 (5.34%) CRM
17 106 (5.34%) Time Management
18 105 (5.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 802 (40.40%) JavaScript
2 468 (23.58%) PHP
3 242 (12.19%) SQL
4 201 (10.13%) C#
5 144 (7.25%) Java
6 60 (3.02%) Python
7 56 (2.82%) Ruby
8 48 (2.42%) T-SQL
9 40 (2.02%) PHP5
10 27 (1.36%) VB
11 26 (1.31%) VB.NET
12 20 (1.01%) C
13 12 (0.60%) Scala
13 12 (0.60%) Clojure
14 8 (0.40%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.35%) R
15 7 (0.35%) Go
15 7 (0.35%) VBA
16 6 (0.30%) XQuery
16 6 (0.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 337 (16.98%) Degree
2 7 (0.35%) ISEB
2 7 (0.35%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.15%) HND
3 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.10%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.050%) HNC
5 1 (0.050%) PMP
5 1 (0.050%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.050%) MBA
5 1 (0.050%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.050%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.47%) QA
2 26 (1.31%) WCAG
3 9 (0.45%) WAI
4 7 (0.35%) SLA
5 5 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.20%) GCP
6 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (0.30%) Varnish
2 4 (0.20%) Docker
3 2 (0.10%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.050%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (0.81%) TeamSite
2 12 (0.60%) cPanel
3 10 (0.50%) Plesk
4 8 (0.40%) Webmin
5 6 (0.30%) Ansible
6 5 (0.25%) Puppet
7 4 (0.20%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.050%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.050%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 582 (29.32%) Google
2 275 (13.85%) Adobe
3 151 (7.61%) Microsoft
4 111 (5.59%) Facebook
5 79 (3.98%) Twitter
6 53 (2.67%) Sitecore
7 41 (2.07%) Omniture
8 34 (1.71%) Oracle
9 27 (1.36%) Zend
9 27 (1.36%) hybris
10 25 (1.26%) Yahoo!
11 23 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (0.86%) Apigee
12 17 (0.86%) Mashery
13 14 (0.71%) Interwoven
14 13 (0.65%) Coremetrics
14 13 (0.65%) FatWire
15 11 (0.55%) Apple
16 9 (0.45%) Cognizant
16 9 (0.45%) Cisco
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bens, bonus, equity
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Dixons Carphone
Salary: £30,000 - £39,000 DOE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
RB
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
RB
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Experis IT
Posted: 12 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: BENS
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
RDF Resources Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per month
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, shares
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Elevation Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Trolex
Posted: 19 hours ago