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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 285 224 219
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -5
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1074 1461 1345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.05% 1.33% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.61% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 763 984 1027
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £54,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
86723 90581 82547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.74% 82.77% 81.07%
Number of salaries quoted 71804 73588 68269
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -30 412 £42,500 +3.65% 73
South East -3 288 £37,500 +7.14% 32
North West -50 119 £27,000 +8.00% 15
Yorkshire -37 85 £30,500 +1.66% 30
West Midlands -25 74 £34,500 +31.42% 14
East of England -42 35 £37,500 +25.00% 7
South West -33 28 £28,250 -5.83% 3
East Midlands +3 27 £32,500 +9.24% 3
Midlands -17 2 £51,250 +149.99%
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1188 (58.15%) Marketing
2 1097 (53.70%) HTML
3 945 (46.26%) CSS
4 848 (41.51%) Analytics
5 794 (38.86%) JavaScript
6 627 (30.69%) Digital Marketing
7 624 (30.54%) Google
8 600 (29.37%) Pay per click
9 596 (29.17%) Social Media
10 565 (27.66%) jQuery
11 487 (23.84%) Google Analytics
12 477 (23.35%) CMS
12 477 (23.35%) E-Commerce
13 444 (21.73%) HTML5
14 433 (21.19%) PHP
15 401 (19.63%) User Experience
16 354 (17.33%) CSS3
17 349 (17.08%) Web Development
18 335 (16.40%) Degree
19 319 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
20 306 (14.98%) Content Management
21 299 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
22 298 (14.59%) MySQL
23 282 (13.80%) Photoshop
24 281 (13.75%) .NET
25 265 (12.97%) SQL
26 257 (12.58%) Adobe
27 255 (12.48%) WordPress
28 226 (11.06%) Project Management
29 220 (10.77%) Responsive Web Design

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 477 (23.35%) CMS
2 255 (12.48%) WordPress
3 72 (3.52%) Drupal
4 56 (2.74%) IIS
5 52 (2.55%) Umbraco
6 47 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 40 (1.96%) Kentico
8 36 (1.76%) Node.js
9 31 (1.52%) Apache
9 31 (1.52%) Joomla!
10 26 (1.27%) SharePoint
11 25 (1.22%) Tomcat
12 19 (0.93%) Sitefinity
13 18 (0.88%) SAS
14 15 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 13 (0.64%) DNN
16 11 (0.54%) nginx
16 11 (0.54%) Immediacy CMS
17 8 (0.39%) Apache Solr
17 8 (0.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 282 (13.80%) Photoshop
2 115 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 97 (4.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 72 (3.52%) MS Office
5 66 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 55 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 36 (1.76%) Fireworks
8 35 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
9 32 (1.57%) InDesign
10 19 (0.93%) Adobe After Effects
11 18 (0.88%) SPSS
12 14 (0.69%) MS Visio
13 8 (0.39%) MS Project
14 7 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
15 2 (0.098%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.098%) Acrobat
16 1 (0.049%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 97 (4.75%) Magento
2 24 (1.17%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.15%) Tridion
4 3 (0.15%) Bond Adapt
4 3 (0.15%) Shopify
5 2 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.049%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.049%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 487 (23.84%) Google Analytics
2 64 (3.13%) SaaS
3 37 (1.81%) Adobe Analytics
4 28 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (0.69%) GitHub
7 9 (0.44%) MailChimp
8 4 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
8 4 (0.20%) PaaS
9 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.15%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 129 (6.31%) Internet
2 62 (3.03%) Intranet
3 36 (1.76%) DNS
4 26 (1.27%) HTTP
5 18 (0.88%) SSL
6 14 (0.69%) FTP
7 11 (0.54%) Wireless
8 8 (0.39%) Broadband
9 6 (0.29%) SSH
10 4 (0.20%) SMS
11 3 (0.15%) Skype
12 2 (0.098%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.049%) DHCP
13 1 (0.049%) TCP/IP
13 1 (0.049%) WebEx
13 1 (0.049%) Extranet
13 1 (0.049%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (14.59%) MySQL
2 180 (8.81%) SQL Server
3 66 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 29 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (1.22%) RDBMS
6 20 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (0.88%) NoSQL
8 14 (0.69%) Big Data
9 11 (0.54%) MongoDB
9 11 (0.54%) MS Access
10 8 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (0.29%) Redis
13 4 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.20%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.15%) DB2
14 3 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.15%) RavenDB
15 2 (0.098%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 187 (9.15%) Git (software)
2 126 (6.17%) Subversion
3 66 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 40 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 38 (1.86%) Axure RP
6 36 (1.76%) Dreamweaver
7 23 (1.13%) Grunt
8 17 (0.83%) Eclipse
9 16 (0.78%) TeamCity
10 15 (0.73%) Ant
10 15 (0.73%) Jasmine
11 14 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (0.64%) Bitbucket
13 12 (0.59%) Mercurial
14 11 (0.54%) JIRA
15 10 (0.49%) gulp
16 6 (0.29%) Maven
16 6 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 4 (0.20%) WebDriver
17 4 (0.20%) Cucumber
General
1 1188 (58.15%) Marketing
2 210 (10.28%) Finance
3 200 (9.79%) Retail
4 170 (8.32%) Advertising
5 56 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 49 (2.40%) Publishing
7 29 (1.42%) Multimedia
8 25 (1.22%) Banking
9 21 (1.03%) Automotive
10 20 (0.98%) German Language
11 19 (0.93%) French Language
12 18 (0.88%) Games
13 16 (0.78%) Legal
14 13 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.64%) Back Office
15 12 (0.59%) Law
16 10 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.49%) Italian Language
17 9 (0.44%) Billing
18 8 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 765 (37.44%) Developer
2 322 (15.76%) Web Developer
3 208 (10.18%) Front-End Developer
4 157 (7.68%) PHP Developer
5 133 (6.51%) Marketing Manager
6 127 (6.22%) PPC Specialist
6 127 (6.22%) PPC Manager
6 127 (6.22%) PPC Analyst
6 127 (6.22%) PPC Executive
7 114 (5.58%) Senior Developer
8 104 (5.09%) Account Manager
9 95 (4.65%) Designer
10 89 (4.36%) .NET Developer
11 87 (4.26%) Analyst
12 78 (3.82%) Junior
13 77 (3.77%) Marketing Executive
14 75 (3.67%) SEO Executive
15 70 (3.43%) Junior Developer
16 67 (3.28%) SEO Manager
17 65 (3.18%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1097 (53.70%) HTML
2 945 (46.26%) CSS
3 565 (27.66%) jQuery
4 444 (21.73%) HTML5
5 354 (17.33%) CSS3
6 281 (13.75%) .NET
7 184 (9.01%) ASP.NET
8 155 (7.59%) Ajax
9 137 (6.71%) XML
10 126 (6.17%) Sass
11 110 (5.38%) AngularJS
12 104 (5.09%) Web Services
13 99 (4.85%) XHTML
14 90 (4.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 62 (3.03%) LESS
15 62 (3.03%) .NET Framework
16 61 (2.99%) Backbone.js
17 54 (2.64%) ASP.NET MVC
18 43 (2.10%) LAMP
19 40 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 596 (29.17%) Social Media
2 401 (19.63%) User Experience
3 299 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (5.29%) W3C
5 98 (4.80%) Copywriting
6 97 (4.75%) Blog
7 90 (4.41%) Mobile App
8 85 (4.16%) Digital Media
9 73 (3.57%) Computer Science
10 66 (3.23%) Graphic Design
11 45 (2.20%) Statistics
12 37 (1.81%) Algorithms
13 33 (1.62%) Mathematics
14 32 (1.57%) Management Information System
15 26 (1.27%) Visualisation
16 23 (1.13%) Animation
17 20 (0.98%) iPad
18 16 (0.78%) Social Network
19 14 (0.69%) FMCG
20 12 (0.59%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 123 (6.02%) Linux
2 59 (2.89%) Android
2 59 (2.89%) Apple iOS
3 43 (2.10%) Windows
4 14 (0.69%) Mac OS X
5 13 (0.64%) UNIX
6 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.098%) CentOS
7 2 (0.098%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.098%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.049%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 848 (41.51%) Analytics
2 627 (30.69%) Digital Marketing
3 600 (29.37%) Pay per click
4 477 (23.35%) E-Commerce
5 349 (17.08%) Web Development
6 319 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
7 306 (14.98%) Content Management
8 226 (11.06%) Project Management
9 220 (10.77%) Responsive Web Design
10 204 (9.99%) MVC
11 203 (9.94%) Online Marketing
12 187 (9.15%) Web Analytics
13 178 (8.71%) Web Design
14 153 (7.49%) Email Marketing
15 133 (6.51%) B2B
15 133 (6.51%) OO
16 126 (6.17%) Time Management
17 125 (6.12%) Scrum
18 123 (6.02%) CRM
19 116 (5.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 794 (38.86%) JavaScript
2 433 (21.19%) PHP
3 265 (12.97%) SQL
4 193 (9.45%) C#
5 127 (6.22%) Java
6 53 (2.59%) PHP5
7 49 (2.40%) T-SQL
7 49 (2.40%) Python
8 44 (2.15%) Ruby
9 36 (1.76%) VB.NET
10 30 (1.47%) VB
11 22 (1.08%) Scala
12 18 (0.88%) C
13 17 (0.83%) VBA
13 17 (0.83%) R
14 11 (0.54%) Objective-C
15 10 (0.49%) Clojure
15 10 (0.49%) Go
16 6 (0.29%) XPath
16 6 (0.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 335 (16.40%) Degree
2 3 (0.15%) PMI Certification
2 3 (0.15%) HND
3 2 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.049%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.049%) MBA
4 1 (0.049%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.049%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.049%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.049%) PMP
4 1 (0.049%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.74%) QA
2 25 (1.22%) WCAG
3 7 (0.34%) WAI
4 6 (0.29%) SLA
5 4 (0.20%) GCP
5 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.098%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.049%) Section 508
7 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.20%) Docker
2 1 (0.049%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.049%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (0.73%) cPanel
2 14 (0.69%) TeamSite
3 13 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (0.54%) Plesk
5 8 (0.39%) Puppet
5 8 (0.39%) Webmin
6 6 (0.29%) Ansible
7 4 (0.20%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.098%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 624 (30.54%) Google
2 257 (12.58%) Adobe
3 206 (10.08%) Microsoft
4 91 (4.45%) Facebook
5 66 (3.23%) Twitter
6 61 (2.99%) Sitecore
7 49 (2.40%) Omniture
8 47 (2.30%) Oracle
8 47 (2.30%) hybris
9 25 (1.22%) IBM
10 21 (1.03%) Yahoo!
11 20 (0.98%) Zend
12 17 (0.83%) Coremetrics
12 17 (0.83%) Cognizant
13 16 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (0.78%) Tableau
13 16 (0.78%) Apigee
13 16 (0.78%) Mashery
14 13 (0.64%) Interwoven
15 11 (0.54%) FatWire
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Harrogate, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwickshire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + 10% bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Asla Travel Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on relevant experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Clayton Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago