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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 285 220 222
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +2
Permanent jobs citing SEO 995 1416 1341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.99% 1.36% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.65% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 744 976 1136
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +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
83355 85730 81990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.07% 82.27% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 68281 69393 68373
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,063
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 March 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 March 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 -48 387 £44,500 - 57
South East -54 210 £33,500 -9.45% 29
Yorkshire -6 97 £29,650 -1.16% 12
North West -55 85 £30,000 - 25
East of England -13 63 £29,000 -3.33% 4
West Midlands -21 59 £26,750 -10.83% 8
South West -53 55 £30,000 +0.84% 10
East Midlands -1 37 £37,500 +10.29% 6
Midlands +14 8 £37,500 -
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1214 (58.28%) HTML
2 1120 (53.77%) Marketing
3 1082 (51.94%) CSS
4 900 (43.21%) JavaScript
5 757 (36.34%) Analytics
6 644 (30.92%) jQuery
7 609 (29.24%) Social Media
8 600 (28.80%) Google
9 575 (27.60%) E-Commerce
10 522 (25.06%) Pay per click
11 519 (24.92%) PHP
12 487 (23.38%) CMS
13 485 (23.28%) HTML5
14 444 (21.32%) Google Analytics
15 436 (20.93%) Digital Marketing
16 394 (18.92%) Web Development
17 382 (18.34%) User Experience
18 378 (18.15%) CSS3
19 354 (16.99%) MySQL
20 345 (16.56%) Degree
21 341 (16.37%) Photoshop
22 330 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
23 324 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
24 317 (15.22%) .NET
25 289 (13.87%) Adobe
26 264 (12.67%) Content Management
27 263 (12.63%) Web Design
28 256 (12.29%) MVC
29 250 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
30 244 (11.71%) Online Marketing

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 487 (23.38%) CMS
2 223 (10.71%) WordPress
3 95 (4.56%) Drupal
4 77 (3.70%) IIS
5 66 (3.17%) Apache
6 65 (3.12%) Umbraco
7 50 (2.40%) Node.js
8 35 (1.68%) Joomla!
8 35 (1.68%) Tomcat
9 32 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 29 (1.39%) nginx
10 29 (1.39%) SharePoint
11 19 (0.91%) Confluence
12 14 (0.67%) Sitefinity
12 14 (0.67%) TeamSite
13 12 (0.58%) JBoss
14 11 (0.53%) OpenCms
14 11 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
15 9 (0.43%) ExpressionEngine
16 8 (0.38%) Magnolia
Applications
1 341 (16.37%) Photoshop
2 142 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 139 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 95 (4.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 89 (4.27%) MS Office
6 57 (2.74%) Fireworks
7 56 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
8 55 (2.64%) InDesign
9 22 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
10 17 (0.82%) MS Visio
11 10 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
12 9 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
13 8 (0.38%) MS Project
14 7 (0.34%) Acrobat
15 4 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
16 3 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
17 2 (0.096%) GIMP
18 1 (0.048%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 444 (21.32%) Google Analytics
2 135 (6.48%) Magento
3 40 (1.92%) WebTrends
4 28 (1.34%) SiteCatalyst
5 7 (0.34%) Shopify
6 4 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.14%) Bond Adapt
7 3 (0.14%) Radian6
8 2 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.096%) CubeCart
9 1 (0.048%) Zen Cart
9 1 (0.048%) Summit
9 1 (0.048%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.73%) SaaS
2 20 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.86%) MailChimp
4 14 (0.67%) GitHub
5 8 (0.38%) PaaS
6 6 (0.29%) Basecamp
7 4 (0.19%) IaaS
7 4 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.048%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.048%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 122 (5.86%) Internet
2 27 (1.30%) DNS
3 20 (0.96%) HTTP
4 17 (0.82%) SSL
5 16 (0.77%) FTP
6 13 (0.62%) Intranet
7 9 (0.43%) Wireless
8 8 (0.38%) Symposium
9 6 (0.29%) Broadband
10 5 (0.24%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.19%) SMS
11 4 (0.19%) Extranet
11 4 (0.19%) PuTTY
11 4 (0.19%) WinSCP
12 3 (0.14%) SSH
12 3 (0.14%) DHCP
13 1 (0.048%) WAN
13 1 (0.048%) RTSP
13 1 (0.048%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (16.99%) MySQL
2 195 (9.36%) SQL Server
3 50 (2.40%) Relational Database
4 33 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (0.72%) Hadoop
6 13 (0.62%) Redis
7 12 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (0.53%) RDBMS
8 11 (0.53%) OLAP
9 10 (0.48%) MS Access
10 8 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.34%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.34%) DB2
11 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.19%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 205 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 141 (6.77%) Subversion
3 95 (4.56%) Dreamweaver
4 56 (2.69%) JIRA
5 54 (2.59%) Visual Studio
6 32 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (1.15%) JUnit
8 23 (1.10%) Axure RP
8 23 (1.10%) Grunt
9 20 (0.96%) Bitbucket
10 17 (0.82%) Maven
11 15 (0.72%) Jenkins
12 13 (0.62%) Karma Test Runner
12 13 (0.62%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.58%) Mercurial
13 12 (0.58%) Jasmine
14 10 (0.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 10 (0.48%) Ant
15 8 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 8 (0.38%) AccuRev
General
1 1120 (53.77%) Marketing
2 228 (10.95%) Advertising
3 217 (10.42%) Finance
4 190 (9.12%) Retail
5 69 (3.31%) Publishing
6 37 (1.78%) Games
7 36 (1.73%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.49%) German Language
9 27 (1.30%) Banking
10 26 (1.25%) French Language
11 21 (1.01%) Back Office
12 18 (0.86%) Multimedia
13 17 (0.82%) Legal
14 9 (0.43%) Italian Language
14 9 (0.43%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.38%) Automotive
15 8 (0.38%) Law
16 7 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.34%) Billing
17 6 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 800 (38.41%) Developer
2 356 (17.09%) Web Developer
3 182 (8.74%) Front-End Developer
4 141 (6.77%) PHP Developer
5 133 (6.39%) Senior Developer
6 110 (5.28%) Designer
7 105 (5.04%) .NET Developer
8 100 (4.80%) PPC Specialist
8 100 (4.80%) PPC Manager
8 100 (4.80%) PPC Analyst
8 100 (4.80%) PPC Executive
9 84 (4.03%) SEO Executive
9 84 (4.03%) Junior
10 83 (3.98%) SEO Manager
11 75 (3.60%) Junior Developer
11 75 (3.60%) Marketing Manager
12 74 (3.55%) Web Designer
12 74 (3.55%) Analyst
13 72 (3.46%) Marketing Executive
14 57 (2.74%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1214 (58.28%) HTML
2 1082 (51.94%) CSS
3 644 (30.92%) jQuery
4 485 (23.28%) HTML5
5 378 (18.15%) CSS3
6 317 (15.22%) .NET
7 217 (10.42%) ASP.NET
8 185 (8.88%) Ajax
9 177 (8.50%) XML
10 111 (5.33%) Web Services
11 104 (4.99%) XHTML
12 100 (4.80%) Sass
13 85 (4.08%) AngularJS
14 84 (4.03%) .NET Framework
15 78 (3.74%) LAMP
16 77 (3.70%) Backbone.js
16 77 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 66 (3.17%) Flash
18 59 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
19 53 (2.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 609 (29.24%) Social Media
2 382 (18.34%) User Experience
3 324 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
4 113 (5.42%) Copywriting
5 104 (4.99%) W3C
6 84 (4.03%) Blog
7 80 (3.84%) Graphic Design
8 68 (3.26%) Mobile App
9 67 (3.22%) Computer Science
10 61 (2.93%) Open Source
10 61 (2.93%) Digital Media
11 60 (2.88%) Statistics
12 54 (2.59%) Algorithms
13 46 (2.21%) Mathematics
14 37 (1.78%) Management Information System
15 29 (1.39%) iPad
16 28 (1.34%) Photography
17 21 (1.01%) Animation
18 17 (0.82%) Social Network
19 16 (0.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 162 (7.78%) Linux
2 85 (4.08%) Windows
3 44 (2.11%) Android
4 43 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 40 (1.92%) UNIX
6 16 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.38%) CentOS
10 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.096%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.096%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.096%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.048%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 757 (36.34%) Analytics
2 575 (27.60%) E-Commerce
3 522 (25.06%) Pay per click
4 436 (20.93%) Digital Marketing
5 394 (18.92%) Web Development
6 330 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
7 264 (12.67%) Content Management
8 263 (12.63%) Web Design
9 256 (12.29%) MVC
10 250 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 244 (11.71%) Online Marketing
12 216 (10.37%) Project Management
13 169 (8.11%) Web Analytics
14 130 (6.24%) Time Management
15 127 (6.10%) Scrum
16 126 (6.05%) B2B
17 106 (5.09%) OO
18 105 (5.04%) TDD
19 100 (4.80%) Email Marketing
20 95 (4.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 900 (43.21%) JavaScript
2 519 (24.92%) PHP
3 236 (11.33%) SQL
4 228 (10.95%) C#
5 153 (7.35%) Java
6 57 (2.74%) Ruby
7 50 (2.40%) Python
8 49 (2.35%) T-SQL
9 43 (2.06%) PHP5
10 32 (1.54%) VB
10 32 (1.54%) VB.NET
11 13 (0.62%) Perl
11 13 (0.62%) C
12 9 (0.43%) ActionScript
13 8 (0.38%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.38%) Clojure
13 8 (0.38%) sed
13 8 (0.38%) AWK
14 5 (0.24%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 345 (16.56%) Degree
2 8 (0.38%) ISEB
2 8 (0.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.096%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.096%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.048%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.048%) AAT
4 1 (0.048%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (2.59%) QA
2 21 (1.01%) WCAG
3 17 (0.82%) WAI
4 14 (0.67%) SLA
5 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.048%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (0.53%) Varnish
2 3 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.048%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (0.62%) cPanel
2 8 (0.38%) Plesk
2 8 (0.38%) Puppet
3 6 (0.29%) Webmin
4 2 (0.096%) Ansible
4 2 (0.096%) Nagios
4 2 (0.096%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.048%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 600 (28.80%) Google
2 289 (13.87%) Adobe
3 187 (8.98%) Microsoft
4 140 (6.72%) Facebook
5 90 (4.32%) Twitter
6 57 (2.74%) Omniture
7 52 (2.50%) Zend
8 40 (1.92%) Sitecore
9 35 (1.68%) hybris
10 32 (1.54%) Oracle
11 25 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (1.06%) Yahoo!
13 19 (0.91%) Coremetrics
14 13 (0.62%) Apple
15 12 (0.58%) EPiServer
16 10 (0.48%) Demandware
16 10 (0.48%) FatWire
16 10 (0.48%) Interwoven
16 10 (0.48%) Cisco
17 9 (0.43%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Uniqlo UK
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Talented Group
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cornwall
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cornwall
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits+Relocation help
Posted: 17 hours ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Great Career Growth, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 28 days hols, flexitime, training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 55,000 + Excellent package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £18k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancing, West Sussex
ACS Performance
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday