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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 364 309 227
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -82
Permanent jobs citing SEO 752 1078 1466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.82% 1.05% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.20% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 636 766 991
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +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
80658 89775 92908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.84% 87.08% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 68197 74243 75612
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -40 281 £45,000 +5.88% 52
South East -100 140 £37,500 - 18
West Midlands +14 97 £25,000 -27.53% 9
North West -13 85 £30,000 +9.09% 22
South West +38 49 £35,000 +25.00% 8
Yorkshire -14 39 £26,500 -11.66% 8
East of England +18 33 £35,000 -6.66% 8
East Midlands -2 21 £32,500 +4.00% 7
North East - 3 £28,500 -
Midlands +12 1 - -
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 783 (53.23%) HTML
2 727 (49.42%) CSS
3 697 (47.38%) Marketing
4 627 (42.62%) JavaScript
5 550 (37.39%) Analytics
6 412 (28.01%) Web Development
7 406 (27.60%) HTML5
8 385 (26.17%) Google
9 378 (25.70%) jQuery
10 340 (23.11%) Google Analytics
11 339 (23.05%) E-Commerce
12 336 (22.84%) Social Media
13 317 (21.55%) Digital Marketing
14 314 (21.35%) CMS
15 303 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
16 288 (19.58%) CSS3
17 286 (19.44%) Pay per click
18 278 (18.90%) PHP
19 273 (18.56%) User Experience
20 225 (15.30%) Front End Development
20 225 (15.30%) Git (software)
21 215 (14.62%) MVC
22 202 (13.73%) Degree
23 188 (12.78%) WordPress
24 187 (12.71%) AngularJS
25 185 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
25 185 (12.58%) .NET
26 183 (12.44%) Sass
27 177 (12.03%) Microsoft
28 176 (11.96%) Photoshop

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
1 314 (21.35%) CMS
2 188 (12.78%) WordPress
3 40 (2.72%) Drupal
3 40 (2.72%) Joomla!
4 36 (2.45%) Umbraco
5 31 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 29 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
7 24 (1.63%) IIS
8 23 (1.56%) Alfresco
9 19 (1.29%) Apache
10 14 (0.95%) Confluence
11 11 (0.75%) Apache Solr
11 11 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.61%) nginx
13 8 (0.54%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.54%) ExpressionEngine
13 8 (0.54%) Kentico
14 7 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.48%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 176 (11.96%) Photoshop
2 122 (8.29%) MS Excel
3 81 (5.51%) MS Office
4 66 (4.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 65 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 29 (1.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 24 (1.63%) Fireworks
8 15 (1.02%) Acrobat
8 15 (1.02%) Adobe After Effects
9 12 (0.82%) GIMP
10 8 (0.54%) InDesign
11 6 (0.41%) ImageReady
11 6 (0.41%) MS Visio
11 6 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.20%) MS Project
14 2 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.068%) Final Cut Pro
15 1 (0.068%) InVision
15 1 (0.068%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 85 (5.78%) Magento
2 11 (0.75%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.20%) nopCommerce
4 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.14%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.068%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.068%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.068%) Shopify
6 1 (0.068%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 340 (23.11%) Google Analytics
2 91 (6.19%) AdWords
3 36 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (1.90%) SaaS
6 14 (0.95%) Adobe Analytics
7 13 (0.88%) GitHub
8 12 (0.82%) MailChimp
9 11 (0.75%) Office 365
10 10 (0.68%) Google Tag Manager
11 8 (0.54%) Basecamp
11 8 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 6 (0.41%) PaaS
14 3 (0.20%) Sage Pay
15 2 (0.14%) Trello
16 1 (0.068%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 1 (0.068%) CheetahMail
16 1 (0.068%) Cloud Computing
16 1 (0.068%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 136 (9.25%) Internet
2 35 (2.38%) Intranet
3 19 (1.29%) HTTP
4 11 (0.75%) FTP
5 10 (0.68%) DNS
6 6 (0.41%) Extranet
7 4 (0.27%) Broadband
7 4 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.20%) Firewall
8 3 (0.20%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.20%) SMS
9 2 (0.14%) Skype
9 2 (0.14%) SSH
9 2 (0.14%) VPN
10 1 (0.068%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.068%) LAN
10 1 (0.068%) SMTP
10 1 (0.068%) SSL
10 1 (0.068%) VoIP
10 1 (0.068%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (9.59%) MySQL
2 88 (5.98%) SQL Server
3 47 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 41 (2.79%) MongoDB
5 24 (1.63%) Big Data
6 20 (1.36%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 15 (1.02%) Hadoop
10 11 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.34%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.20%) DB2
15 3 (0.20%) OLTP
15 3 (0.20%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 225 (15.30%) Git (software)
2 67 (4.55%) Grunt
3 63 (4.28%) Subversion
4 38 (2.58%) Visual Studio
5 36 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (2.38%) Maven
7 33 (2.24%) Dreamweaver
8 27 (1.84%) gulp
8 27 (1.84%) JIRA
9 26 (1.77%) Ant
9 26 (1.77%) Jasmine
10 20 (1.36%) Apache Ivy
10 20 (1.36%) Jenkins
11 18 (1.22%) Selenium
12 17 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
13 11 (0.75%) Axure RP
13 11 (0.75%) Protractor
13 11 (0.75%) Vagrant
14 9 (0.61%) Mercurial
15 7 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 697 (47.38%) Marketing
2 133 (9.04%) Finance
3 130 (8.84%) Retail
4 124 (8.43%) Advertising
5 57 (3.87%) Publishing
6 56 (3.81%) Telecoms
7 53 (3.60%) Banking
8 49 (3.33%) Legal
9 45 (3.06%) Games
10 23 (1.56%) Law
11 18 (1.22%) Multimedia
12 17 (1.16%) Brand Awareness
13 15 (1.02%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.75%) Electronics
15 6 (0.41%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.41%) Automotive
15 6 (0.41%) French Language
16 5 (0.34%) Back Office
16 5 (0.34%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 577 (39.23%) Developer
2 222 (15.09%) Web Developer
3 184 (12.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 163 (11.08%) JavaScript Developer
5 118 (8.02%) HTML Developer
6 105 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
7 102 (6.93%) PHP Developer
8 101 (6.87%) SEO Manager
9 83 (5.64%) SEO Executive
10 74 (5.03%) Marketing Manager
11 71 (4.83%) .NET Developer
11 71 (4.83%) Designer
12 68 (4.62%) Analyst
13 56 (3.81%) Account Manager
14 53 (3.60%) SEO Specialist
15 52 (3.54%) MySQL Developer
16 51 (3.47%) Senior Developer
17 50 (3.40%) Marketing Executive
18 49 (3.33%) Digital Marketing Manager
18 49 (3.33%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 783 (53.23%) HTML
2 727 (49.42%) CSS
3 406 (27.60%) HTML5
4 378 (25.70%) jQuery
5 288 (19.58%) CSS3
6 187 (12.71%) AngularJS
7 185 (12.58%) .NET
8 183 (12.44%) Sass
9 139 (9.45%) ASP.NET
10 105 (7.14%) XML
11 101 (6.87%) Ajax
12 97 (6.59%) Web Services
13 94 (6.39%) LESS
14 78 (5.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 76 (5.17%) JSON
16 70 (4.76%) XHTML
17 63 (4.28%) React
18 62 (4.21%) Node.js
19 61 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
20 50 (3.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 336 (22.84%) Social Media
2 273 (18.56%) User Experience
3 185 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 76 (5.17%) Computer Science
6 62 (4.21%) Digital Media
7 49 (3.33%) Graphic Design
8 47 (3.20%) W3C
9 43 (2.92%) Blog
10 31 (2.11%) Management Information System
11 25 (1.70%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.70%) Copywriting
12 23 (1.56%) iPad
13 22 (1.50%) Fintech
14 21 (1.43%) RIA
15 19 (1.29%) Animation
16 14 (0.95%) Visualisation
17 13 (0.88%) Social Network
18 11 (0.75%) New Media
19 10 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 80 (5.44%) Linux
2 48 (3.26%) Android
2 48 (3.26%) Apple iOS
3 22 (1.50%) Windows
4 9 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.14%) CentOS
8 2 (0.14%) Debian
9 1 (0.068%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.068%) Unix
9 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (37.39%) Analytics
2 412 (28.01%) Web Development
3 339 (23.05%) E-Commerce
4 317 (21.55%) Digital Marketing
5 303 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
6 286 (19.44%) Pay per click
7 225 (15.30%) Front End Development
8 215 (14.62%) MVC
9 157 (10.67%) Content Management
10 136 (9.25%) Web Design
11 125 (8.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 112 (7.61%) CRM
13 109 (7.41%) Project Management
14 105 (7.14%) OO
15 95 (6.46%) B2B
16 94 (6.39%) TDD
17 89 (6.05%) Email Marketing
18 88 (5.98%) Web Analytics
19 87 (5.91%) Open Source
20 86 (5.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 627 (42.62%) JavaScript
2 278 (18.90%) PHP
3 143 (9.72%) C#
4 115 (7.82%) SQL
5 110 (7.48%) Java
6 31 (2.11%) VB.NET
7 13 (0.88%) Python
8 12 (0.82%) Objective-C
8 12 (0.82%) Ruby
9 11 (0.75%) PHP 5
10 7 (0.48%) Apple Swift
10 7 (0.48%) Perl
11 6 (0.41%) ActionScript
11 6 (0.41%) Groovy
12 4 (0.27%) ActionScript 3.0
12 4 (0.27%) VBA
13 3 (0.20%) C++
13 3 (0.20%) ECMAScript
13 3 (0.20%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 202 (13.73%) Degree
2 26 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.09%) MBA
5 11 (0.75%) HND
6 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.20%) CITP
8 3 (0.20%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.068%) ISEB
10 1 (0.068%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.068%) MCSD
10 1 (0.068%) MOS
10 1 (0.068%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.84%) QA
2 11 (0.75%) WAI
3 9 (0.61%) WCAG
4 5 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.34%) SLA
5 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.068%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 15 (1.02%) Docker
2 7 (0.48%) HDFS
3 4 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.20%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.068%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.068%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.068%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (0.75%) Puppet
2 8 (0.54%) cPanel
2 8 (0.54%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.41%) Ansible
3 6 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.34%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.068%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.068%) MOM
5 1 (0.068%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.068%) SCCM
5 1 (0.068%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 385 (26.17%) Google
2 177 (12.03%) Microsoft
3 162 (11.01%) Adobe
4 82 (5.57%) Twitter
5 69 (4.69%) Facebook
6 39 (2.65%) Sitecore
7 18 (1.22%) EPiServer
8 16 (1.09%) Apigee
8 16 (1.09%) Mashery
9 15 (1.02%) Omniture
9 15 (1.02%) Oracle
10 13 (0.88%) DoubleClick
11 12 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (0.75%) IBM
13 9 (0.61%) hybris
14 8 (0.54%) MuleSoft
14 8 (0.54%) Yahoo!
15 7 (0.48%) HubSpot
15 7 (0.48%) VMware
15 7 (0.48%) Zend
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £42,000.
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 10% bonus, pension, healthcare and g
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
blu digital
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum Bonus Scheme, Flexi hours, pension & health
Posted: Yesterday
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Nutriculture UK LTD
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
eCom Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago