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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 273 239 242
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +3
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1062 1174 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.21% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.47% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 837 849 1022
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
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
81372 79754 83882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.68% 82.32% 80.16%
Number of salaries quoted 67586 64366 71825
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -2 440 £41,250 -8.33% 74
South East -53 218 £32,750 -18.12% 34
North West -12 120 £30,000 +5.26% 17
South West +27 81 £27,500 -0.90% 11
Yorkshire -26 62 £30,000 - 8
East Midlands 0 49 £37,500 +7.14% 9
East of England -40 46 £45,000 +50.00% 9
West Midlands +6 40 £31,000 +7.82% 10
Midlands +7 13 £37,500 -
North East -7 1 £22,000 - 1
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1284 (58.10%) Marketing
2 1170 (52.94%) HTML
3 1073 (48.55%) CSS
4 873 (39.50%) JavaScript
5 724 (32.76%) Analytics
6 652 (29.50%) E-Commerce
7 645 (29.19%) jQuery
8 629 (28.46%) Social Media
9 593 (26.83%) Google
10 560 (25.34%) CMS
11 556 (25.16%) Pay per click
12 503 (22.76%) PHP
13 499 (22.58%) HTML5
14 498 (22.53%) Digital Marketing
15 420 (19.00%) CSS3
16 405 (18.33%) Google Analytics
17 388 (17.56%) User Experience
18 359 (16.24%) Degree
19 358 (16.20%) Photoshop
20 356 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
21 336 (15.20%) MySQL
22 331 (14.98%) Web Development
23 328 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
24 305 (13.80%) .NET
25 277 (12.53%) Advertising
26 274 (12.40%) Adobe
26 274 (12.40%) WordPress
27 273 (12.35%) Web Design
28 263 (11.90%) MVC
29 254 (11.49%) Online Marketing

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 560 (25.34%) CMS
2 274 (12.40%) WordPress
3 111 (5.02%) Drupal
4 90 (4.07%) Umbraco
5 78 (3.53%) IIS
6 57 (2.58%) Apache
7 49 (2.22%) Node.js
8 39 (1.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 38 (1.72%) SharePoint
9 38 (1.72%) Joomla!
10 31 (1.40%) Tomcat
11 26 (1.18%) nginx
12 19 (0.86%) TeamSite
13 16 (0.72%) Confluence
14 15 (0.68%) JBoss
15 13 (0.59%) Sitefinity
16 11 (0.50%) OpenCms
17 10 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
18 9 (0.41%) concrete5
18 9 (0.41%) Kentico
Applications
1 358 (16.20%) Photoshop
2 164 (7.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 153 (6.92%) MS Excel
4 95 (4.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 91 (4.12%) MS Office
6 63 (2.85%) Fireworks
7 56 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 46 (2.08%) InDesign
9 20 (0.90%) MS Visio
10 12 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
11 11 (0.50%) MS Project
12 8 (0.36%) Adobe Premiere
12 8 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
13 6 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.18%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.090%) Final Cut Pro
16 1 (0.045%) PowerPivot
16 1 (0.045%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 405 (18.33%) Google Analytics
2 122 (5.52%) Magento
3 50 (2.26%) WebTrends
4 15 (0.68%) SiteCatalyst
5 8 (0.36%) Shopify
6 4 (0.18%) Tridion
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.14%) Radian6
7 3 (0.14%) Summit
8 2 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.090%) Zen Cart
8 2 (0.090%) CubeCart
9 1 (0.045%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.13%) SaaS
2 18 (0.81%) MailChimp
3 16 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.50%) GitHub
5 5 (0.23%) IaaS
5 5 (0.23%) Force.com
6 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.18%) PaaS
6 4 (0.18%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.090%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.045%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.045%) Taleo
8 1 (0.045%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 126 (5.70%) Internet
2 34 (1.54%) Broadband
3 26 (1.18%) 3G
4 21 (0.95%) Intranet
5 20 (0.90%) DNS
6 17 (0.77%) FTP
7 12 (0.54%) HTTP
7 12 (0.54%) WAN
8 10 (0.45%) LAN
8 10 (0.45%) SSL
9 9 (0.41%) Extranet
9 9 (0.41%) Firewall
10 8 (0.36%) Symposium
11 7 (0.32%) Wireless
11 7 (0.32%) 4G
11 7 (0.32%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.23%) DHCP
13 4 (0.18%) SAN
13 4 (0.18%) PuTTY
13 4 (0.18%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (15.20%) MySQL
2 171 (7.74%) SQL Server
3 57 (2.58%) Relational Database
4 24 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (0.68%) Hadoop
6 13 (0.59%) DB2
7 12 (0.54%) Data Mining
8 11 (0.50%) OLAP
8 11 (0.50%) Redis
9 9 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (0.32%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.23%) Big Data
13 5 (0.23%) MS Access
13 5 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.23%) QlikView
14 4 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 239 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 149 (6.74%) Subversion
3 103 (4.66%) Dreamweaver
4 67 (3.03%) JIRA
5 38 (1.72%) Axure RP
6 37 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 25 (1.13%) JUnit
8 22 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (0.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 18 (0.81%) Grunt
10 17 (0.77%) Jenkins
11 16 (0.72%) Maven
12 15 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
13 14 (0.63%) Jasmine
14 11 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 10 (0.45%) Mercurial
15 10 (0.45%) Eclipse
16 9 (0.41%) Firebug
17 8 (0.36%) Bitbucket
18 6 (0.27%) QUnit
General
1 1284 (58.10%) Marketing
2 277 (12.53%) Advertising
3 204 (9.23%) Retail
4 186 (8.42%) Finance
5 99 (4.48%) Publishing
6 64 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 49 (2.22%) Games
8 29 (1.31%) Law
9 20 (0.90%) Banking
10 18 (0.81%) German Language
11 16 (0.72%) Legal
12 15 (0.68%) Multimedia
12 15 (0.68%) French Language
13 13 (0.59%) Automotive
14 10 (0.45%) Back Office
15 7 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.27%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.27%) iGaming
17 5 (0.23%) Russian Language
17 5 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 775 (35.07%) Developer
2 362 (16.38%) Web Developer
3 189 (8.55%) Front-End Developer
4 158 (7.15%) Designer
5 147 (6.65%) Senior Developer
6 131 (5.93%) PHP Developer
7 111 (5.02%) .NET Developer
8 105 (4.75%) Marketing Executive
9 102 (4.62%) Web Designer
10 100 (4.52%) PPC Specialist
10 100 (4.52%) PPC Manager
10 100 (4.52%) PPC Analyst
10 100 (4.52%) PPC Executive
11 96 (4.34%) SEO Manager
12 92 (4.16%) Analyst
13 75 (3.39%) SEO Executive
14 73 (3.30%) Marketing Manager
15 66 (2.99%) Junior
16 64 (2.90%) Front-End Web Developer
17 63 (2.85%) Digital Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1170 (52.94%) HTML
2 1073 (48.55%) CSS
3 645 (29.19%) jQuery
4 499 (22.58%) HTML5
5 420 (19.00%) CSS3
6 305 (13.80%) .NET
7 227 (10.27%) ASP.NET
8 175 (7.92%) XML
9 172 (7.78%) Ajax
10 138 (6.24%) XHTML
11 115 (5.20%) Web Services
12 95 (4.30%) Sass
13 86 (3.89%) AngularJS
14 85 (3.85%) Flash
15 83 (3.76%) .NET Framework
16 77 (3.48%) Backbone.js
17 59 (2.67%) LESS
18 55 (2.49%) LAMP
18 55 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC
19 48 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 629 (28.46%) Social Media
2 388 (17.56%) User Experience
3 356 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
4 115 (5.20%) Blog
5 98 (4.43%) W3C
6 97 (4.39%) Digital Media
7 95 (4.30%) Copywriting
8 90 (4.07%) Graphic Design
9 85 (3.85%) Computer Science
10 70 (3.17%) Mobile App
11 66 (2.99%) Statistics
12 57 (2.58%) Algorithms
12 57 (2.58%) Open Source
13 38 (1.72%) Social Network
14 35 (1.58%) Smartphone
15 33 (1.49%) Photography
15 33 (1.49%) Mathematics
16 31 (1.40%) Management Information System
16 31 (1.40%) iPad
17 19 (0.86%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 146 (6.61%) Linux
2 94 (4.25%) Windows
3 43 (1.95%) Android
4 41 (1.86%) Apple iOS
5 38 (1.72%) UNIX
6 17 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.36%) CentOS
10 6 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.090%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.045%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 724 (32.76%) Analytics
2 652 (29.50%) E-Commerce
3 556 (25.16%) Pay per click
4 498 (22.53%) Digital Marketing
5 331 (14.98%) Web Development
6 328 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
7 273 (12.35%) Web Design
8 263 (11.90%) MVC
9 254 (11.49%) Online Marketing
10 242 (10.95%) Content Management
11 232 (10.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 223 (10.09%) Project Management
13 205 (9.28%) Web Analytics
14 130 (5.88%) Email Marketing
15 118 (5.34%) Time Management
15 118 (5.34%) B2B
16 104 (4.71%) Scrum
17 101 (4.57%) OO
18 94 (4.25%) Mentoring
19 93 (4.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 873 (39.50%) JavaScript
2 503 (22.76%) PHP
3 232 (10.50%) C#
4 227 (10.27%) SQL
5 131 (5.93%) Java
6 44 (1.99%) Ruby
7 40 (1.81%) PHP5
8 37 (1.67%) T-SQL
9 34 (1.54%) Python
10 26 (1.18%) VB.NET
11 16 (0.72%) ActionScript
11 16 (0.72%) Perl
12 12 (0.54%) VB
13 10 (0.45%) C
14 8 (0.36%) AWK
14 8 (0.36%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.36%) sed
15 5 (0.23%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.18%) Clojure
16 4 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 359 (16.24%) Degree
2 9 (0.41%) ISEB
2 9 (0.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.14%) CCNP
3 3 (0.14%) CCDA
3 3 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.090%) OCPJP
4 2 (0.090%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.045%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.045%) APMP
5 1 (0.045%) AAT
5 1 (0.045%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.045%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.045%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.045%) MBA
5 1 (0.045%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.045%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.08%) QA
2 25 (1.13%) WCAG
3 16 (0.72%) SLA
4 13 (0.59%) WAI
5 7 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.045%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (0.50%) Varnish
2 6 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.090%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (0.36%) Puppet
1 8 (0.36%) cPanel
2 4 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.090%) Nagios
4 2 (0.090%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.090%) Plesk
5 1 (0.045%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 593 (26.83%) Google
2 274 (12.40%) Adobe
3 202 (9.14%) Facebook
4 187 (8.46%) Microsoft
5 148 (6.70%) Twitter
6 69 (3.12%) Zend
7 57 (2.58%) Omniture
8 49 (2.22%) Sitecore
9 29 (1.31%) hybris
9 29 (1.31%) Coremetrics
10 26 (1.18%) Oracle
11 25 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (1.04%) Yahoo!
13 15 (0.68%) HP
13 15 (0.68%) Interwoven
14 14 (0.63%) Apple
15 13 (0.59%) Cisco
15 13 (0.59%) Demandware
16 12 (0.54%) VMware
17 11 (0.50%) Business Objects
Leicester, Leicestershire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bens, bonus, equity
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bens, bonus, equity
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
TLC Marketing
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cornwall
Premier IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago