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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 384 311 231
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -80
Permanent jobs citing SEO 713 1000 1551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.99% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.15% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 611 734 1042
Median salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
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
82018 86883 94394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.93% 86.25% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 69177 71402 77409
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -5 323 £42,115 +5.28% 52
South East -56 136 £37,500 +7.14% 30
West Midlands -13 68 £26,250 -12.50% 8
North West -34 52 £30,500 +22.00% 25
South West +12 44 £32,500 +8.33% 10
Yorkshire -46 41 £32,000 +6.66% 16
East of England +17 31 £32,500 - 17
East Midlands -4 14 £32,500 +8.33% 7
North East - 2 £25,000 - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 798 (55.46%) HTML
2 738 (51.29%) CSS
3 698 (48.51%) Marketing
4 628 (43.64%) JavaScript
5 533 (37.04%) Analytics
6 438 (30.44%) Web Development
7 408 (28.35%) HTML5
8 382 (26.55%) Google
9 376 (26.13%) jQuery
10 344 (23.91%) E-Commerce
11 337 (23.42%) Google Analytics
12 306 (21.26%) Digital Marketing
12 306 (21.26%) CMS
13 297 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
14 296 (20.57%) Social Media
15 279 (19.39%) CSS3
15 279 (19.39%) PHP
16 275 (19.11%) Pay per click
17 273 (18.97%) User Experience
18 231 (16.05%) .NET
19 217 (15.08%) Git (software)
20 207 (14.38%) Microsoft
21 197 (13.69%) WordPress
22 195 (13.55%) Photoshop
23 193 (13.41%) MVC
24 191 (13.27%) Degree
25 182 (12.65%) Front End Development
26 180 (12.51%) Adobe
27 176 (12.23%) ASP.NET
28 173 (12.02%) C#

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
1 306 (21.26%) CMS
2 197 (13.69%) WordPress
3 50 (3.47%) IIS
4 45 (3.13%) Drupal
5 40 (2.78%) Joomla!
6 34 (2.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 33 (2.29%) SharePoint
8 30 (2.08%) Node.js
9 25 (1.74%) Umbraco
10 24 (1.67%) Apache
11 19 (1.32%) Alfresco
11 19 (1.32%) Kentico
11 19 (1.32%) nginx
12 15 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.97%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.76%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.76%) Confluence
15 8 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 195 (13.55%) Photoshop
2 141 (9.80%) MS Excel
3 73 (5.07%) MS Office
4 69 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 67 (4.66%) Adobe Illustrator
6 47 (3.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 26 (1.81%) Fireworks
8 17 (1.18%) Acrobat
9 11 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
10 10 (0.69%) InDesign
11 9 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.49%) GIMP
13 6 (0.42%) ImageReady
14 3 (0.21%) MS Project
15 2 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
16 1 (0.069%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 86 (5.98%) Magento
2 10 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.49%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.21%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.14%) Unica
7 1 (0.069%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.069%) Radian6
7 1 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.069%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.069%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 337 (23.42%) Google Analytics
2 77 (5.35%) AdWords
3 46 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (2.50%) SaaS
5 27 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (1.32%) GitHub
7 16 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
8 14 (0.97%) Google Tag Manager
9 13 (0.90%) MailChimp
10 9 (0.63%) Office 365
11 8 (0.56%) Basecamp
12 5 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
13 4 (0.28%) PaaS
14 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 124 (8.62%) Internet
2 37 (2.57%) Intranet
3 18 (1.25%) HTTP
4 14 (0.97%) FTP
5 7 (0.49%) DNS
6 5 (0.35%) Extranet
6 5 (0.35%) SMS
7 3 (0.21%) Firewall
7 3 (0.21%) SSH
8 2 (0.14%) Broadband
8 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.069%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.069%) LDAP
9 1 (0.069%) SMTP
9 1 (0.069%) SSL
9 1 (0.069%) VPN
9 1 (0.069%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.069%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (10.22%) MySQL
2 132 (9.17%) SQL Server
3 48 (3.34%) Relational Database
4 40 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (2.57%) MongoDB
6 22 (1.53%) Big Data
7 21 (1.46%) RDBMS
7 21 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (1.25%) NoSQL
9 14 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.56%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.49%) OLTP
11 7 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.42%) Redis
13 4 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.28%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.28%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 217 (15.08%) Git (software)
2 88 (6.12%) Subversion
3 52 (3.61%) Grunt
4 45 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 34 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (2.15%) JIRA
7 30 (2.08%) Ant
8 28 (1.95%) Dreamweaver
9 26 (1.81%) Maven
10 21 (1.46%) Jasmine
11 18 (1.25%) Jenkins
12 16 (1.11%) Apache Ivy
12 16 (1.11%) Mercurial
13 15 (1.04%) gulp
13 15 (1.04%) Selenium
14 14 (0.97%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.83%) Karma Test Runner
15 12 (0.83%) Vagrant
16 8 (0.56%) Protractor
17 7 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 698 (48.51%) Marketing
2 155 (10.77%) Finance
3 125 (8.69%) Advertising
4 118 (8.20%) Retail
5 57 (3.96%) Publishing
5 57 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 49 (3.41%) Banking
7 46 (3.20%) Legal
8 26 (1.81%) Law
9 25 (1.74%) Games
10 23 (1.60%) Multimedia
11 17 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 15 (1.04%) Brand Awareness
13 11 (0.76%) Electronics
14 6 (0.42%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.35%) Back Office
16 4 (0.28%) German Language
17 2 (0.14%) Billing
17 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.069%) French Language
Job Titles
1 580 (40.31%) Developer
2 258 (17.93%) Web Developer
3 152 (10.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 143 (9.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 112 (7.78%) SEO Manager
6 110 (7.64%) HTML Developer
7 102 (7.09%) PHP Developer
8 98 (6.81%) HTML CSS Developer
9 96 (6.67%) .NET Developer
10 82 (5.70%) Designer
11 65 (4.52%) Analyst
11 65 (4.52%) SEO Executive
12 62 (4.31%) Marketing Manager
13 60 (4.17%) Account Manager
14 56 (3.89%) Senior Developer
15 54 (3.75%) C# Developer
15 54 (3.75%) Web Designer
16 51 (3.54%) Junior
17 48 (3.34%) PHP Web Developer
18 45 (3.13%) SEO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 798 (55.46%) HTML
2 738 (51.29%) CSS
3 408 (28.35%) HTML5
4 376 (26.13%) jQuery
5 279 (19.39%) CSS3
6 231 (16.05%) .NET
7 176 (12.23%) ASP.NET
8 155 (10.77%) Sass
9 151 (10.49%) AngularJS
10 129 (8.96%) XML
11 105 (7.30%) Ajax
12 91 (6.32%) LESS
13 85 (5.91%) Web Services
14 81 (5.63%) XHTML
15 78 (5.42%) JSON
16 74 (5.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 63 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
18 44 (3.06%) RESTful
19 43 (2.99%) Spring
20 41 (2.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 296 (20.57%) Social Media
2 273 (18.97%) User Experience
3 166 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (5.07%) Mobile App
5 66 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 57 (3.96%) Digital Media
7 52 (3.61%) Blog
8 50 (3.47%) W3C
9 46 (3.20%) Graphic Design
10 29 (2.02%) Algorithms
11 26 (1.81%) Copywriting
11 26 (1.81%) iPad
12 23 (1.60%) Fintech
13 22 (1.53%) Management Information System
14 21 (1.46%) Animation
15 18 (1.25%) Visualisation
16 16 (1.11%) RIA
17 13 (0.90%) Driving Licence
17 13 (0.90%) Smartphone
17 13 (0.90%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 69 (4.79%) Linux
2 43 (2.99%) Android
2 43 (2.99%) Windows
3 41 (2.85%) Apple iOS
4 26 (1.81%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.76%) Ubuntu
5 11 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.56%) Debian
7 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.21%) CentOS
8 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.21%) Unix
8 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (37.04%) Analytics
2 438 (30.44%) Web Development
3 344 (23.91%) E-Commerce
4 306 (21.26%) Digital Marketing
5 297 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
6 275 (19.11%) Pay per click
7 193 (13.41%) MVC
8 182 (12.65%) Front End Development
9 158 (10.98%) Web Design
10 144 (10.01%) Responsive Web Design
11 136 (9.45%) Content Management
12 123 (8.55%) Project Management
13 114 (7.92%) Web Analytics
14 106 (7.37%) CRM
15 98 (6.81%) B2B
16 93 (6.46%) Online Marketing
17 90 (6.25%) Email Marketing
17 90 (6.25%) TDD
18 89 (6.18%) OO
19 81 (5.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 628 (43.64%) JavaScript
2 279 (19.39%) PHP
3 173 (12.02%) C#
4 121 (8.41%) SQL
5 94 (6.53%) Java
6 41 (2.85%) VB.NET
7 11 (0.76%) Python
7 11 (0.76%) Ruby
8 10 (0.69%) Objective-C
9 9 (0.63%) PHP 5
10 6 (0.42%) Groovy
10 6 (0.42%) TypeScript
11 5 (0.35%) C
11 5 (0.35%) VB
12 4 (0.28%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.28%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.28%) XAML
13 3 (0.21%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.21%) Perl
13 3 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 191 (13.27%) Degree
2 24 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.83%) HND
4 12 (0.83%) MBA
5 8 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.21%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.14%) CITP
9 1 (0.069%) ISEB
9 1 (0.069%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.069%) MCSD
9 1 (0.069%) MOS
9 1 (0.069%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.88%) QA
2 10 (0.69%) WAI
3 9 (0.63%) WCAG
4 8 (0.56%) SLA
5 5 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.069%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (0.63%) Docker
2 7 (0.49%) HDFS
3 5 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.14%) Varnish
4 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.069%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.069%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.069%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (0.56%) Puppet
2 7 (0.49%) TeamSite
3 5 (0.35%) cPanel
4 4 (0.28%) Ansible
5 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.14%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.069%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.069%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.069%) MOM
7 1 (0.069%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.069%) Piwik
7 1 (0.069%) SCCM
7 1 (0.069%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 382 (26.55%) Google
2 207 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 180 (12.51%) Adobe
4 66 (4.59%) Twitter
5 61 (4.24%) Facebook
6 46 (3.20%) Sitecore
7 24 (1.67%) hybris
8 22 (1.53%) Oracle
9 20 (1.39%) Omniture
10 17 (1.18%) IBM
11 14 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (0.90%) EPiServer
13 11 (0.76%) Apigee
13 11 (0.76%) ATG
13 11 (0.76%) HubSpot
13 11 (0.76%) Mashery
14 10 (0.69%) DoubleClick
15 8 (0.56%) Zend
16 7 (0.49%) Infragistics
16 7 (0.49%) Telerik
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £32k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Exc Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Loads of Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £28500 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 pa
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £29000 per annum + incremental salary + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum +life insurance+birthday off+25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago