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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 289 226 237
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +11
Permanent jobs citing SEO 979 1284 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.00% 1.31% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.59% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 750 891 977
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
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
81037 81000 77589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.86% 82.39% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 66627 65196 65122
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +2.70%
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 £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 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 5 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 -44 396 £44,500 -1.11% 46
South East -71 201 £33,500 -16.25% 31
North West -41 100 £31,250 +4.16% 27
South West -23 64 £27,500 -8.33% 15
East of England -23 61 £29,500 -1.66% 8
Yorkshire -43 59 £29,650 -1.16% 16
West Midlands -1 50 £27,500 -8.33% 15
East Midlands +26 42 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Midlands +8 14 £37,500 -
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 1210 (56.97%) HTML
2 1168 (54.99%) Marketing
3 1094 (51.51%) CSS
4 896 (42.18%) JavaScript
5 751 (35.36%) Analytics
6 661 (31.12%) jQuery
7 600 (28.25%) Google
8 597 (28.11%) E-Commerce
9 588 (27.68%) Social Media
10 530 (24.95%) Pay per click
11 513 (24.15%) PHP
12 508 (23.92%) CMS
13 488 (22.98%) HTML5
14 456 (21.47%) Digital Marketing
15 431 (20.29%) Google Analytics
16 392 (18.46%) CSS3
17 384 (18.08%) Web Development
18 380 (17.89%) User Experience
19 360 (16.95%) Photoshop
20 348 (16.38%) MySQL
21 339 (15.96%) Degree
22 330 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
23 327 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
24 321 (15.11%) .NET
25 282 (13.28%) Adobe
26 280 (13.18%) Web Design
27 267 (12.57%) MVC
28 246 (11.58%) Content Management
29 241 (11.35%) Responsive Web Design
30 238 (11.21%) WordPress

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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
1 508 (23.92%) CMS
2 238 (11.21%) WordPress
3 93 (4.38%) Drupal
4 76 (3.58%) Umbraco
5 73 (3.44%) IIS
6 65 (3.06%) Apache
7 54 (2.54%) Node.js
8 33 (1.55%) Joomla!
9 32 (1.51%) Tomcat
10 31 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
11 30 (1.41%) SharePoint
11 30 (1.41%) nginx
12 19 (0.89%) Confluence
13 18 (0.85%) TeamSite
14 15 (0.71%) JBoss
15 14 (0.66%) Sitefinity
16 11 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
16 11 (0.52%) OpenCms
17 9 (0.42%) ExpressionEngine
17 9 (0.42%) concrete5
Applications
1 360 (16.95%) Photoshop
2 148 (6.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 135 (6.36%) MS Excel
4 84 (3.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 81 (3.81%) MS Office
6 56 (2.64%) InDesign
7 55 (2.59%) Fireworks
8 51 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
9 18 (0.85%) MS Visio
10 11 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
11 10 (0.47%) MS Project
11 10 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (0.28%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
14 4 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
15 2 (0.094%) GIMP
16 1 (0.047%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 431 (20.29%) Google Analytics
2 128 (6.03%) Magento
3 50 (2.35%) WebTrends
4 26 (1.22%) SiteCatalyst
5 10 (0.47%) Shopify
6 4 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.14%) Radian6
7 3 (0.14%) Bond Adapt
8 2 (0.094%) Summit
8 2 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.094%) CubeCart
8 2 (0.094%) Zen Cart
9 1 (0.047%) Tridion
9 1 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.41%) SaaS
2 21 (0.99%) MailChimp
3 20 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.42%) GitHub
5 7 (0.33%) PaaS
6 6 (0.28%) 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 (0.047%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.047%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.047%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 121 (5.70%) Internet
2 21 (0.99%) DNS
3 20 (0.94%) HTTP
4 13 (0.61%) FTP
5 10 (0.47%) Intranet
6 9 (0.42%) SSL
7 8 (0.38%) Symposium
7 8 (0.38%) Wireless
8 7 (0.33%) Extranet
8 7 (0.33%) Broadband
8 7 (0.33%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.24%) DHCP
10 4 (0.19%) PuTTY
10 4 (0.19%) WinSCP
11 3 (0.14%) Firewall
11 3 (0.14%) SMS
11 3 (0.14%) WAN
12 2 (0.094%) VoIP
12 2 (0.094%) LAN
12 2 (0.094%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (16.38%) MySQL
2 187 (8.80%) SQL Server
3 54 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 26 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (0.71%) Hadoop
6 11 (0.52%) Redis
6 11 (0.52%) OLAP
7 9 (0.42%) RDBMS
7 9 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.38%) MS Access
8 8 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (0.33%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.33%) DB2
10 6 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.24%) QlikView
11 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 219 (10.31%) Git (software)
2 152 (7.16%) Subversion
3 98 (4.61%) Dreamweaver
4 67 (3.15%) JIRA
5 48 (2.26%) Visual Studio
6 30 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (1.37%) Axure RP
8 24 (1.13%) JUnit
9 22 (1.04%) Grunt
10 19 (0.89%) Bitbucket
11 17 (0.80%) Jenkins
12 15 (0.71%) Maven
13 14 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
14 13 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 13 (0.61%) Jasmine
15 12 (0.56%) Mercurial
16 11 (0.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 11 (0.52%) Eclipse
17 8 (0.38%) Ant
17 8 (0.38%) Firebug
General
1 1168 (54.99%) Marketing
2 238 (11.21%) Advertising
3 203 (9.56%) Finance
4 198 (9.32%) Retail
5 85 (4.00%) Publishing
6 39 (1.84%) Games
7 34 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.32%) German Language
9 25 (1.18%) Banking
10 20 (0.94%) French Language
11 14 (0.66%) Law
11 14 (0.66%) Back Office
12 13 (0.61%) Legal
13 11 (0.52%) Automotive
14 10 (0.47%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.33%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.33%) Italian Language
15 7 (0.33%) Billing
16 6 (0.28%) Swedish Language
16 6 (0.28%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 805 (37.90%) Developer
2 365 (17.18%) Web Developer
3 194 (9.13%) Front-End Developer
4 150 (7.06%) Senior Developer
5 140 (6.59%) PHP Developer
6 120 (5.65%) Designer
7 108 (5.08%) .NET Developer
8 106 (4.99%) PPC Specialist
8 106 (4.99%) PPC Executive
8 106 (4.99%) PPC Manager
8 106 (4.99%) PPC Analyst
9 88 (4.14%) SEO Manager
10 87 (4.10%) Marketing Executive
11 80 (3.77%) Web Designer
12 76 (3.58%) Marketing Manager
13 74 (3.48%) SEO Executive
14 72 (3.39%) Analyst
15 71 (3.34%) Junior
16 68 (3.20%) Front-End Web Developer
17 63 (2.97%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1210 (56.97%) HTML
2 1094 (51.51%) CSS
3 661 (31.12%) jQuery
4 488 (22.98%) HTML5
5 392 (18.46%) CSS3
6 321 (15.11%) .NET
7 223 (10.50%) ASP.NET
8 178 (8.38%) XML
9 175 (8.24%) Ajax
10 109 (5.13%) Web Services
11 108 (5.08%) XHTML
12 99 (4.66%) Sass
13 92 (4.33%) AngularJS
14 85 (4.00%) .NET Framework
15 79 (3.72%) Backbone.js
16 72 (3.39%) Flash
17 71 (3.34%) LAMP
18 68 (3.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 61 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
20 56 (2.64%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 588 (27.68%) Social Media
2 380 (17.89%) User Experience
3 330 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (4.80%) W3C
5 101 (4.76%) Copywriting
6 86 (4.05%) Blog
6 86 (4.05%) Graphic Design
7 79 (3.72%) Computer Science
8 73 (3.44%) Digital Media
9 69 (3.25%) Mobile App
10 66 (3.11%) Statistics
11 60 (2.82%) Open Source
12 53 (2.50%) Algorithms
13 42 (1.98%) Mathematics
14 37 (1.74%) Management Information System
15 31 (1.46%) Photography
16 29 (1.37%) iPad
17 23 (1.08%) Social Network
18 17 (0.80%) Animation
19 16 (0.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 155 (7.30%) Linux
2 89 (4.19%) Windows
3 41 (1.93%) Android
4 40 (1.88%) Apple iOS
4 40 (1.88%) UNIX
5 16 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (0.56%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.38%) CentOS
9 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.14%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.094%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.047%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (35.36%) Analytics
2 597 (28.11%) E-Commerce
3 530 (24.95%) Pay per click
4 456 (21.47%) Digital Marketing
5 384 (18.08%) Web Development
6 327 (15.40%) Agile Software Development
7 280 (13.18%) Web Design
8 267 (12.57%) MVC
9 246 (11.58%) Content Management
10 241 (11.35%) Responsive Web Design
11 232 (10.92%) Online Marketing
12 209 (9.84%) Project Management
13 185 (8.71%) Web Analytics
14 131 (6.17%) Time Management
15 127 (5.98%) Scrum
16 121 (5.70%) B2B
17 111 (5.23%) OO
18 106 (4.99%) TDD
19 104 (4.90%) Email Marketing
20 103 (4.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 896 (42.18%) JavaScript
2 513 (24.15%) PHP
3 233 (10.97%) C#
4 223 (10.50%) SQL
5 153 (7.20%) Java
6 54 (2.54%) Ruby
7 45 (2.12%) T-SQL
8 43 (2.02%) PHP5
9 42 (1.98%) Python
10 30 (1.41%) VB.NET
11 21 (0.99%) VB
12 15 (0.71%) Perl
13 12 (0.56%) ActionScript
14 11 (0.52%) C
15 8 (0.38%) AWK
15 8 (0.38%) sed
15 8 (0.38%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.24%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.24%) Clojure
17 4 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 339 (15.96%) Degree
2 40 (1.88%) VCP4
3 9 (0.42%) ISEB
3 9 (0.42%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.094%) CCNP
4 2 (0.094%) CCDA
4 2 (0.094%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.094%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.094%) Linux+ Certification
4 2 (0.094%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.094%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.047%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.047%) AAT
5 1 (0.047%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.59%) QA
2 23 (1.08%) WCAG
3 15 (0.71%) SLA
4 13 (0.61%) WAI
5 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.094%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.047%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (0.52%) Varnish
2 5 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.047%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (0.42%) cPanel
2 8 (0.38%) Puppet
3 2 (0.094%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.094%) Nagios
3 2 (0.094%) Ansible
3 2 (0.094%) Plesk
3 2 (0.094%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.047%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 600 (28.25%) Google
2 282 (13.28%) Adobe
3 189 (8.90%) Microsoft
4 175 (8.24%) Facebook
5 115 (5.41%) Twitter
6 67 (3.15%) Omniture
7 62 (2.92%) Zend
8 39 (1.84%) Sitecore
9 32 (1.51%) hybris
10 30 (1.41%) Oracle
11 24 (1.13%) Yahoo!
12 21 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (0.94%) Coremetrics
14 17 (0.80%) Apple
15 14 (0.66%) Interwoven
16 13 (0.61%) Demandware
17 12 (0.56%) Cisco
18 11 (0.52%) EPiServer
19 10 (0.47%) Business Objects
20 9 (0.42%) FatWire
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent package and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Sports Interactive Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 - 28,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Premier Farnell
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Premier Farnell
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday