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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 238 231 231
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1296 1204 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.21% 1.22% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.51% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 834 943 1183
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
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
87621 79888 86640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.22% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70650 66239 73920
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +19 562 £42,500 +6.25% 75
South East +30 259 £35,000 - 37
North West +32 170 £27,500 - 21
Yorkshire -42 105 £30,000 +9.09% 14
West Midlands -5 72 £30,000 +1.69% 10
South West -47 59 £28,500 -9.52% 9
East of England -75 50 £29,500 -9.23% 13
East Midlands -41 22 £25,000 -33.33% 8
North East -9 3 £27,500 -14.06% 2
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1658 (59.11%) Marketing
2 1486 (52.98%) HTML
3 1336 (47.63%) CSS
4 1176 (41.93%) JavaScript
5 993 (35.40%) Analytics
6 812 (28.95%) E-Commerce
7 798 (28.45%) Pay per click
8 781 (27.84%) Google
9 768 (27.38%) jQuery
10 752 (26.81%) Social Media
11 727 (25.92%) Digital Marketing
12 709 (25.28%) CMS
13 612 (21.82%) HTML5
14 583 (20.78%) PHP
15 523 (18.65%) Google Analytics
16 497 (17.72%) Degree
17 496 (17.68%) User Experience
18 486 (17.33%) CSS3
19 432 (15.40%) Web Development
20 431 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
21 428 (15.26%) Advertising
22 416 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
23 407 (14.51%) .NET
24 406 (14.47%) Photoshop
25 396 (14.12%) SQL
26 363 (12.94%) MySQL
27 361 (12.87%) WordPress
28 338 (12.05%) ASP.NET
29 334 (11.91%) Retail
30 326 (11.62%) Online Marketing

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 709 (25.28%) CMS
2 361 (12.87%) WordPress
3 132 (4.71%) Drupal
4 106 (3.78%) Umbraco
5 75 (2.67%) IIS
6 67 (2.39%) Joomla!
7 64 (2.28%) Node.js
8 55 (1.96%) SharePoint
9 50 (1.78%) Tomcat
10 49 (1.75%) Apache
11 42 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 30 (1.07%) WebSphere
13 26 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
14 21 (0.75%) TeamSite
15 13 (0.46%) Confluence
16 12 (0.43%) nginx
17 11 (0.39%) MS Project Server
17 11 (0.39%) ExpressionEngine
18 10 (0.36%) PrestaShop
19 7 (0.25%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 406 (14.47%) Photoshop
2 201 (7.17%) MS Excel
3 166 (5.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 110 (3.92%) MS Office
5 76 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 68 (2.42%) Fireworks
7 34 (1.21%) MS Visio
8 21 (0.75%) InDesign
9 15 (0.53%) MS Project
10 11 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
12 6 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.14%) PowerPivot
14 3 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.11%) SPSS
15 2 (0.071%) Stata
16 1 (0.036%) PaintShop Pro
16 1 (0.036%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 523 (18.65%) Google Analytics
2 211 (7.52%) Magento
3 119 (4.24%) WebTrends
4 34 (1.21%) SiteCatalyst
5 12 (0.43%) Tridion
6 9 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.29%) Optimost
8 5 (0.18%) Fredhopper
8 5 (0.18%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.071%) Shopify
11 2 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.036%) Summit
12 1 (0.036%) nopCommerce
12 1 (0.036%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.21%) SaaS
2 11 (0.39%) MailChimp
3 8 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.25%) Responsys
4 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.21%) Force.com
6 4 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.11%) GitHub
7 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.071%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.036%) Taleo
9 1 (0.036%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.036%) CheetahMail
9 1 (0.036%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.036%) Office 365
9 1 (0.036%) IaaS
9 1 (0.036%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.036%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 144 (5.13%) Internet
2 41 (1.46%) Broadband
3 38 (1.35%) 3G
4 37 (1.32%) DNS
5 35 (1.25%) Intranet
6 24 (0.86%) HTTP
7 20 (0.71%) SSL
8 19 (0.68%) FTP
9 15 (0.53%) Extranet
10 13 (0.46%) SSH
10 13 (0.46%) WAN
11 12 (0.43%) LAN
12 9 (0.32%) Firewall
13 7 (0.25%) Wireless
13 7 (0.25%) DHCP
13 7 (0.25%) 4G
14 5 (0.18%) MPLS
14 5 (0.18%) SAN
14 5 (0.18%) TCP/IP
14 5 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (12.94%) MySQL
2 239 (8.52%) SQL Server
3 115 (4.10%) Relational Database
4 36 (1.28%) RDBMS
5 25 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (0.86%) Big Data
7 20 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (0.61%) MongoDB
9 16 (0.57%) NoSQL
10 15 (0.53%) Data Mining
10 15 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (0.46%) DB2
12 13 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (0.43%) MS Access
14 10 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (0.21%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 218 (7.77%) Git (software)
2 178 (6.35%) Subversion
3 108 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
4 87 (3.10%) JIRA
5 86 (3.07%) Visual Studio
6 49 (1.75%) Eclipse
7 47 (1.68%) Ant
8 38 (1.35%) Axure RP
9 32 (1.14%) Jasmine
10 30 (1.07%) Grunt
11 27 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (0.75%) Jenkins
13 19 (0.68%) JUnit
14 16 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
15 15 (0.53%) QUnit
16 12 (0.43%) NUnit
17 11 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 8 (0.29%) Mercurial
19 6 (0.21%) Firebug
20 5 (0.18%) Maven
General
1 1658 (59.11%) Marketing
2 428 (15.26%) Advertising
3 334 (11.91%) Retail
4 231 (8.24%) Finance
5 113 (4.03%) Publishing
6 63 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 49 (1.75%) Games
8 46 (1.64%) Law
9 40 (1.43%) Electronics
10 35 (1.25%) Legal
11 26 (0.93%) Multimedia
12 24 (0.86%) Manufacturing
13 23 (0.82%) Automotive
14 19 (0.68%) Banking
15 17 (0.61%) Russian Language
16 15 (0.53%) German Language
17 12 (0.43%) French Language
18 10 (0.36%) Billing
19 9 (0.32%) Aerospace
20 8 (0.29%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 990 (35.29%) Developer
2 433 (15.44%) Web Developer
3 277 (9.88%) Front-End Developer
4 227 (8.09%) Designer
5 222 (7.91%) Analyst
6 198 (7.06%) Senior Developer
7 175 (6.24%) PHP Developer
8 157 (5.60%) PPC Executive
8 157 (5.60%) PPC Manager
8 157 (5.60%) PPC Analyst
8 157 (5.60%) PPC Specialist
9 130 (4.63%) Web Designer
10 129 (4.60%) Marketing Manager
11 119 (4.24%) .NET Developer
12 93 (3.32%) SEO Executive
13 86 (3.07%) Account Manager
13 86 (3.07%) Junior
14 84 (2.99%) Marketing Executive
15 83 (2.96%) Senior Web Developer
16 81 (2.89%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1486 (52.98%) HTML
2 1336 (47.63%) CSS
3 768 (27.38%) jQuery
4 612 (21.82%) HTML5
5 486 (17.33%) CSS3
6 407 (14.51%) .NET
7 338 (12.05%) ASP.NET
8 322 (11.48%) XML
9 258 (9.20%) XHTML
10 233 (8.31%) Ajax
11 171 (6.10%) Web Services
12 98 (3.49%) Sass
13 97 (3.46%) Flash
14 96 (3.42%) JSP
15 86 (3.07%) .NET Framework
16 78 (2.78%) LESS
16 78 (2.78%) AngularJS
16 78 (2.78%) XSLT
17 64 (2.28%) Backbone.js
18 60 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 752 (26.81%) Social Media
2 496 (17.68%) User Experience
3 416 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
4 167 (5.95%) Blog
5 164 (5.85%) Digital Media
6 122 (4.35%) Mobile App
7 102 (3.64%) Computer Science
8 99 (3.53%) W3C
9 85 (3.03%) Open Source
10 82 (2.92%) Copywriting
11 59 (2.10%) Statistics
12 51 (1.82%) Management Information System
12 51 (1.82%) Graphic Design
13 47 (1.68%) iPad
14 46 (1.64%) Smartphone
15 41 (1.46%) Social Network
16 35 (1.25%) New Media
17 33 (1.18%) N-Tier
18 31 (1.11%) Mathematics
19 26 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 111 (3.96%) Windows
2 98 (3.49%) Linux
3 67 (2.39%) Android
4 58 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 23 (0.82%) UNIX
6 9 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.18%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.14%) webOS
10 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.071%) CentOS
11 2 (0.071%) AIX
12 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 993 (35.40%) Analytics
2 812 (28.95%) E-Commerce
3 798 (28.45%) Pay per click
4 727 (25.92%) Digital Marketing
5 432 (15.40%) Web Development
6 431 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
7 326 (11.62%) Online Marketing
8 312 (11.12%) Content Management
9 300 (10.70%) Web Design
10 284 (10.12%) MVC
11 269 (9.59%) Project Management
12 253 (9.02%) Web Analytics
13 193 (6.88%) B2B
14 192 (6.84%) Email Marketing
15 189 (6.74%) Responsive Web Design
16 166 (5.92%) CRM
17 143 (5.10%) B2C
18 138 (4.92%) OO
19 129 (4.60%) TDD
20 125 (4.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1176 (41.93%) JavaScript
2 583 (20.78%) PHP
3 396 (14.12%) SQL
4 238 (8.48%) C#
5 170 (6.06%) Java
6 69 (2.46%) VB.NET
7 58 (2.07%) Python
8 53 (1.89%) T-SQL
9 46 (1.64%) PHP5
10 36 (1.28%) Ruby
11 22 (0.78%) VBA
12 20 (0.71%) R
12 20 (0.71%) ActionScript
13 15 (0.53%) VB
13 15 (0.53%) C
13 15 (0.53%) Groovy
14 14 (0.50%) C++
15 11 (0.39%) XPath
16 10 (0.36%) ActionScript 3.0
17 9 (0.32%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 497 (17.72%) Degree
2 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (0.25%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.11%) MCITP
5 3 (0.11%) MBA
5 3 (0.11%) CCNP
5 3 (0.11%) CCNA
5 3 (0.11%) CCDA
5 3 (0.11%) MCSE
6 2 (0.071%) GNVQ
6 2 (0.071%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.071%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.036%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.036%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.036%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.036%) ISEB
7 1 (0.036%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.036%) APMP
7 1 (0.036%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (2.75%) QA
2 35 (1.25%) WCAG
3 16 (0.57%) WAI
4 15 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.46%) SLA
6 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.036%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.071%) Varnish
4 1 (0.036%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (0.71%) Vagrant
2 12 (0.43%) Capistrano
2 12 (0.43%) Puppet
3 5 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 781 (27.84%) Google
2 253 (9.02%) Adobe
3 246 (8.77%) Facebook
4 212 (7.56%) Twitter
5 198 (7.06%) Microsoft
6 84 (2.99%) Omniture
7 76 (2.71%) Coremetrics
8 62 (2.21%) Sitecore
9 54 (1.93%) hybris
10 52 (1.85%) Zend
11 41 (1.46%) Yahoo!
12 35 (1.25%) Demandware
13 32 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
14 31 (1.11%) AccuRev
15 29 (1.03%) ATG
16 28 (1.00%) Oracle
17 23 (0.82%) Business Objects
18 17 (0.61%) Interwoven
19 16 (0.57%) DoubleClick
20 14 (0.50%) Tableau
Canterbury, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £15000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £15000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Addlestone, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £300 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Zetman
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Soccer Manager Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bonobo
Posted: Yesterday