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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 268 239 234
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -5
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1102 1187 1303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.06% 1.18% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.44% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 860 887 1109
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
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
85300 82408 85840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.36% 81.93% 79.78%
Number of salaries quoted 70869 66754 73764
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -10 463 £42,500 -5.55% 50
South East -59 212 £32,500 -7.14% 23
North West -4 119 £30,000 - 8
South West +28 79 £26,500 -3.63% 11
Yorkshire -32 76 £32,500 +13.04% 4
East of England -33 63 £40,000 +33.33% 4
East Midlands +22 43 £35,000 +12.00% 2
West Midlands -19 38 £30,500 -3.17% 4
Midlands +3 7 £37,500 -
North East -16 3 £22,000 -31.25% 1
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1386 (58.80%) Marketing
2 1220 (51.76%) HTML
3 1130 (47.94%) CSS
4 938 (39.80%) JavaScript
5 773 (32.80%) Analytics
6 700 (29.70%) E-Commerce
7 657 (27.87%) jQuery
8 642 (27.24%) Social Media
9 631 (26.77%) Google
10 612 (25.97%) CMS
11 600 (25.46%) Pay per click
12 533 (22.61%) Digital Marketing
13 516 (21.89%) HTML5
14 501 (21.26%) PHP
15 434 (18.41%) CSS3
16 423 (17.95%) Google Analytics
17 415 (17.61%) User Experience
18 393 (16.67%) Degree
19 385 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
20 371 (15.74%) Photoshop
21 338 (14.34%) .NET
22 332 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
22 332 (14.09%) Web Development
23 326 (13.83%) MySQL
24 318 (13.49%) Advertising
25 286 (12.13%) WordPress
26 282 (11.96%) Web Design
27 281 (11.92%) Online Marketing
28 271 (11.50%) Content Management
29 267 (11.33%) ASP.NET

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 612 (25.97%) CMS
2 286 (12.13%) WordPress
3 123 (5.22%) Drupal
4 94 (3.99%) Umbraco
5 80 (3.39%) IIS
6 49 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 47 (1.99%) Apache
7 47 (1.99%) Joomla!
7 47 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 40 (1.70%) Node.js
9 35 (1.48%) Tomcat
10 25 (1.06%) nginx
11 22 (0.93%) TeamSite
12 16 (0.68%) Confluence
13 15 (0.64%) JBoss
14 11 (0.47%) Sitefinity
15 10 (0.42%) ExpressionEngine
16 9 (0.38%) concrete5
16 9 (0.38%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.34%) OpenCms
Applications
1 371 (15.74%) Photoshop
2 174 (7.38%) MS Excel
3 165 (7.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 95 (4.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 91 (3.86%) MS Office
6 61 (2.59%) Fireworks
7 51 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 38 (1.61%) InDesign
9 21 (0.89%) MS Visio
10 11 (0.47%) MS Project
10 11 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
12 5 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.042%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.042%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 423 (17.95%) Google Analytics
2 145 (6.15%) Magento
3 53 (2.25%) WebTrends
4 16 (0.68%) SiteCatalyst
5 9 (0.38%) Tridion
6 7 (0.30%) Shopify
7 6 (0.25%) Radian6
8 5 (0.21%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.13%) Summit
11 2 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.085%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.085%) Zen Cart
12 1 (0.042%) CubeCart
12 1 (0.042%) nopCommerce
12 1 (0.042%) Optimost
Cloud Services
1 20 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (0.85%) SaaS
2 15 (0.64%) MailChimp
3 8 (0.34%) GitHub
4 6 (0.25%) Force.com
5 5 (0.21%) IaaS
6 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.17%) PaaS
7 3 (0.13%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.042%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.042%) Taleo
8 1 (0.042%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 135 (5.73%) Internet
2 44 (1.87%) Broadband
3 34 (1.44%) 3G
4 26 (1.10%) Intranet
5 24 (1.02%) DNS
6 20 (0.85%) FTP
7 15 (0.64%) SSL
8 14 (0.59%) Extranet
8 14 (0.59%) WAN
8 14 (0.59%) HTTP
9 12 (0.51%) LAN
10 10 (0.42%) Firewall
11 8 (0.34%) Symposium
11 8 (0.34%) SSH
12 7 (0.30%) Wireless
12 7 (0.30%) 4G
12 7 (0.30%) TCP/IP
13 6 (0.25%) SMS
14 5 (0.21%) VoIP
14 5 (0.21%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (13.83%) MySQL
2 183 (7.76%) SQL Server
3 68 (2.89%) Relational Database
4 21 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (0.51%) Hadoop
5 12 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (0.47%) Data Mining
6 11 (0.47%) DB2
7 9 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.34%) OLAP
8 8 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (0.34%) Redis
8 8 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.30%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.30%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.25%) Big Data
10 6 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.21%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 231 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 148 (6.28%) Subversion
3 113 (4.79%) Dreamweaver
4 57 (2.42%) JIRA
5 54 (2.29%) Visual Studio
6 39 (1.65%) Axure RP
7 26 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (0.98%) JUnit
9 19 (0.81%) Jenkins
10 18 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 17 (0.72%) Eclipse
11 17 (0.72%) Grunt
12 14 (0.59%) Karma Test Runner
13 13 (0.55%) Jasmine
13 13 (0.55%) Maven
14 11 (0.47%) Ant
14 11 (0.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 9 (0.38%) Firebug
16 7 (0.30%) Mercurial
17 6 (0.25%) Bitbucket
General
1 1386 (58.80%) Marketing
2 318 (13.49%) Advertising
3 227 (9.63%) Retail
4 196 (8.32%) Finance
5 98 (4.16%) Publishing
6 69 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 56 (2.38%) Games
8 32 (1.36%) Law
9 24 (1.02%) Banking
10 21 (0.89%) Legal
11 20 (0.85%) Multimedia
12 19 (0.81%) French Language
13 15 (0.64%) German Language
14 13 (0.55%) Automotive
15 11 (0.47%) Billing
15 11 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.47%) Back Office
16 10 (0.42%) Russian Language
17 8 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 818 (34.71%) Developer
2 385 (16.33%) Web Developer
3 207 (8.78%) Front-End Developer
4 201 (8.53%) Designer
5 149 (6.32%) Senior Developer
6 133 (5.64%) PHP Developer
7 116 (4.92%) Web Designer
8 110 (4.67%) .NET Developer
9 103 (4.37%) Marketing Executive
10 101 (4.29%) Analyst
11 99 (4.20%) PPC Specialist
11 99 (4.20%) PPC Manager
11 99 (4.20%) PPC Analyst
11 99 (4.20%) PPC Executive
12 94 (3.99%) SEO Executive
13 92 (3.90%) SEO Manager
14 78 (3.31%) Marketing Manager
15 75 (3.18%) Junior
16 72 (3.05%) Front-End Web Developer
17 68 (2.89%) Digital Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1220 (51.76%) HTML
2 1130 (47.94%) CSS
3 657 (27.87%) jQuery
4 516 (21.89%) HTML5
5 434 (18.41%) CSS3
6 338 (14.34%) .NET
7 267 (11.33%) ASP.NET
8 209 (8.87%) XML
9 176 (7.47%) Ajax
10 159 (6.75%) XHTML
11 132 (5.60%) Web Services
12 97 (4.12%) .NET Framework
13 89 (3.78%) Flash
14 87 (3.69%) Sass
15 72 (3.05%) AngularJS
16 68 (2.89%) Backbone.js
17 55 (2.33%) LESS
18 53 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
19 47 (1.99%) LAMP
19 47 (1.99%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 642 (27.24%) Social Media
2 415 (17.61%) User Experience
3 385 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
4 133 (5.64%) Blog
5 108 (4.58%) Digital Media
6 99 (4.20%) Copywriting
7 98 (4.16%) W3C
8 89 (3.78%) Mobile App
9 87 (3.69%) Computer Science
10 79 (3.35%) Graphic Design
11 60 (2.55%) Open Source
12 58 (2.46%) Algorithms
13 54 (2.29%) Statistics
14 45 (1.91%) Social Network
15 42 (1.78%) Smartphone
16 35 (1.48%) iPad
17 34 (1.44%) Mathematics
18 33 (1.40%) Management Information System
19 30 (1.27%) Photography
20 24 (1.02%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 136 (5.77%) Linux
2 112 (4.75%) Windows
3 48 (2.04%) Android
4 43 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 37 (1.57%) UNIX
6 16 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.34%) CentOS
9 7 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.30%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.042%) webOS
12 1 (0.042%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (32.80%) Analytics
2 700 (29.70%) E-Commerce
3 600 (25.46%) Pay per click
4 533 (22.61%) Digital Marketing
5 332 (14.09%) Web Development
5 332 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
6 282 (11.96%) Web Design
7 281 (11.92%) Online Marketing
8 271 (11.50%) Content Management
9 267 (11.33%) MVC
10 233 (9.89%) Project Management
11 232 (9.84%) Web Analytics
12 220 (9.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 145 (6.15%) Email Marketing
14 137 (5.81%) B2B
15 124 (5.26%) Time Management
16 104 (4.41%) Scrum
17 101 (4.29%) CRM
18 95 (4.03%) OO
19 94 (3.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 938 (39.80%) JavaScript
2 501 (21.26%) PHP
3 254 (10.78%) SQL
4 250 (10.61%) C#
5 129 (5.47%) Java
6 43 (1.82%) PHP5
7 42 (1.78%) T-SQL
8 40 (1.70%) Ruby
9 39 (1.65%) VB.NET
10 29 (1.23%) Python
11 16 (0.68%) Perl
12 15 (0.64%) ActionScript
12 15 (0.64%) VB
13 10 (0.42%) C
14 8 (0.34%) AWK
14 8 (0.34%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.34%) sed
15 5 (0.21%) Clojure
15 5 (0.21%) PHP4
15 5 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 393 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (0.25%) ISEB
2 6 (0.25%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.13%) CCNP
3 3 (0.13%) CCDA
3 3 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.085%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.085%) OCPJP
4 2 (0.085%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.042%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.042%) APMP
5 1 (0.042%) AAT
5 1 (0.042%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.042%) GNVQ
5 1 (0.042%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.042%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.042%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.042%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.16%) QA
2 31 (1.32%) WCAG
3 16 (0.68%) WAI
3 16 (0.68%) SLA
4 6 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.042%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (0.34%) Varnish
2 7 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.085%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (0.42%) cPanel
2 8 (0.34%) Puppet
3 5 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.085%) Nagios
5 2 (0.085%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.042%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 631 (26.77%) Google
2 262 (11.12%) Adobe
3 214 (9.08%) Microsoft
3 214 (9.08%) Facebook
4 155 (6.58%) Twitter
5 64 (2.72%) Zend
6 57 (2.42%) Sitecore
7 56 (2.38%) Omniture
8 36 (1.53%) hybris
9 35 (1.48%) Coremetrics
10 23 (0.98%) Yahoo!
11 21 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (0.89%) Oracle
12 18 (0.76%) Demandware
13 17 (0.72%) HP
14 15 (0.64%) Interwoven
15 13 (0.55%) Apple
15 13 (0.55%) Business Objects
16 12 (0.51%) Cisco
16 12 (0.51%) VMware
North West London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniqlo UK
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Centric Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Zetman
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Media
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Avis Budget
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + benefits, equity
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Macmillan Publishers
Salary: dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago