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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
UK / England
Rank 328 380 298
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -82
Permanent jobs citing SEO 697 731 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.80% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.91% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 516 585 825
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
69546 80540 84082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.19% 87.71% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 57648 67741 69879
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +71 285 £50,000 +5.26% 47
South East +5 130 £37,500 -4.45% 29
East of England +62 59 £37,500 - 5
Yorkshire +7 58 £35,000 - 10
North West -15 58 £34,000 +23.63% 21
West Midlands +1 43 £35,000 +7.69% 9
East Midlands +17 40 £32,500 +8.33% 9
South West +28 28 £33,000 +1.53% 5
North East +7 2 £22,750 +26.38% 2
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 719 (56.08%) Marketing
2 636 (49.61%) HTML
3 557 (43.45%) CSS
4 521 (40.64%) Analytics
5 470 (36.66%) JavaScript
6 421 (32.84%) Digital Marketing
7 403 (31.44%) Google
8 370 (28.86%) Web Development
9 364 (28.39%) E-Commerce
10 353 (27.54%) Social Media
11 344 (26.83%) CMS
12 331 (25.82%) User Experience
13 326 (25.43%) Google Analytics
14 298 (23.24%) Pay per click
15 292 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
16 291 (22.70%) HTML5
17 263 (20.51%) PHP
18 229 (17.86%) jQuery
19 216 (16.85%) CSS3
20 197 (15.37%) Analytical Skills
21 189 (14.74%) Adobe
22 181 (14.12%) WordPress
23 178 (13.88%) MVC
24 175 (13.65%) Sass
25 174 (13.57%) Retail
26 168 (13.10%) Advertising
27 164 (12.79%) .NET
28 162 (12.64%) Git (software)
29 160 (12.48%) Degree
30 159 (12.40%) 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
1 344 (26.83%) CMS
2 181 (14.12%) WordPress
3 47 (3.67%) Drupal
4 43 (3.35%) Umbraco
5 34 (2.65%) Joomla!
6 28 (2.18%) Apache
7 22 (1.72%) nginx
8 21 (1.64%) EPiServer CMS
9 18 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.78%) Skype for Business
11 9 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 9 (0.70%) IIS
11 9 (0.70%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.55%) Alfresco
13 6 (0.47%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.39%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.31%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.31%) concrete5
15 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 159 (12.40%) Photoshop
2 76 (5.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 51 (3.98%) MS Excel
4 48 (3.74%) MS Office
5 36 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 27 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 24 (1.87%) Fireworks
8 12 (0.94%) MS Visio
9 11 (0.86%) OmniGraffle
10 10 (0.78%) InDesign
11 9 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
11 9 (0.70%) InVision
12 7 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
13 6 (0.47%) GIMP
14 5 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
15 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
16 1 (0.078%) ImageReady
16 1 (0.078%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 61 (4.76%) Magento
2 16 (1.25%) Adobe Campaign
2 16 (1.25%) OpenCart
3 13 (1.01%) WebTrends
4 12 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.70%) Shopify
6 7 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.31%) CubeCart
7 4 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.16%) SAP hybris
9 1 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.078%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 326 (25.43%) Google Analytics
2 103 (8.03%) AdWords
3 36 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (2.65%) Adobe Analytics
5 27 (2.11%) SaaS
6 26 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (1.40%) Sage Pay
8 17 (1.33%) MailChimp
9 12 (0.94%) GitHub
9 12 (0.94%) Google Tag Manager
10 10 (0.78%) IaaS
11 9 (0.70%) PaaS
12 8 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 5 (0.39%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.31%) Office 365
15 4 (0.31%) SmartFocus
16 2 (0.16%) Basecamp
17 1 (0.078%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.91%) Internet
2 20 (1.56%) DNS
3 14 (1.09%) HTTP
4 10 (0.78%) Firewall
4 10 (0.78%) SSL
5 9 (0.70%) Skype
6 8 (0.62%) FTP
7 7 (0.55%) SAN
7 7 (0.55%) WAN
8 6 (0.47%) LAN
9 4 (0.31%) DHCP
10 3 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.23%) Intranet
10 3 (0.23%) VoIP
11 2 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.16%) SMS
11 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.078%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (12.01%) MySQL
2 92 (7.18%) SQL Server
3 39 (3.04%) Relational Database
4 27 (2.11%) Big Data
5 21 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 18 (1.40%) NoSQL
7 15 (1.17%) Redis
8 9 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.31%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.23%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.23%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.16%) MS Access
14 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.078%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 162 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 57 (4.45%) Grunt
3 42 (3.28%) Selenium
4 33 (2.57%) Subversion
5 30 (2.34%) gulp
5 30 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (2.11%) Dreamweaver
7 20 (1.56%) Axure RP
7 20 (1.56%) JIRA
8 19 (1.48%) Jasmine
9 18 (1.40%) TeamCity
9 18 (1.40%) Visual Studio
10 17 (1.33%) Jenkins
11 15 (1.17%) webpack
12 13 (1.01%) Bower
13 10 (0.78%) PHPUnit
14 7 (0.55%) Ant
14 7 (0.55%) Apache Ivy
14 7 (0.55%) Maven
15 6 (0.47%) Yeoman
General
1 719 (56.08%) Marketing
2 174 (13.57%) Retail
3 168 (13.10%) Advertising
4 155 (12.09%) Finance
5 44 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 43 (3.35%) Publishing
7 42 (3.28%) Games
8 34 (2.65%) Legal
9 31 (2.42%) Banking
10 26 (2.03%) Brand Awareness
11 16 (1.25%) French Language
12 15 (1.17%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.86%) Electronics
13 11 (0.86%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.70%) Automotive
14 9 (0.70%) Law
14 9 (0.70%) Online Betting
15 7 (0.55%) Italian Language
15 7 (0.55%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 463 (36.12%) Developer
2 157 (12.25%) Web Developer
3 114 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 106 (8.27%) Marketing Manager
5 91 (7.10%) SEO Manager
6 90 (7.02%) PHP Developer
7 80 (6.24%) JavaScript Developer
8 75 (5.85%) C# Developer
9 69 (5.38%) HTML Developer
10 68 (5.30%) .NET Developer
11 65 (5.07%) Designer
12 64 (4.99%) Senior Developer
13 59 (4.60%) Digital Marketing Manager
14 56 (4.37%) HTML CSS Developer
15 52 (4.06%) Architect
16 50 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
16 50 (3.90%) Marketing Executive
17 46 (3.59%) Junior
18 45 (3.51%) Analyst
19 43 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 636 (49.61%) HTML
2 557 (43.45%) CSS
3 291 (22.70%) HTML5
4 229 (17.86%) jQuery
5 216 (16.85%) CSS3
6 175 (13.65%) Sass
7 164 (12.79%) .NET
8 147 (11.47%) AngularJS
9 119 (9.28%) ASP.NET
10 99 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 84 (6.55%) LESS
12 62 (4.84%) Node.js
13 61 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 59 (4.60%) Ajax
15 57 (4.45%) XML
16 56 (4.37%) Web Services
17 52 (4.06%) React
18 47 (3.67%) Laravel
19 42 (3.28%) RESTful
20 41 (3.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 353 (27.54%) Social Media
2 331 (25.82%) User Experience
3 197 (15.37%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (6.32%) Blog
5 62 (4.84%) Digital Media
6 57 (4.45%) Mobile App
7 52 (4.06%) Computer Science
8 43 (3.35%) Copywriting
9 30 (2.34%) Algorithms
10 23 (1.79%) Statistics
11 21 (1.64%) iPad
12 19 (1.48%) W3C
13 16 (1.25%) Graphic Design
13 16 (1.25%) Management Information System
14 15 (1.17%) PMI
14 15 (1.17%) Social Network
15 10 (0.78%) Spread Betting
16 9 (0.70%) Credit Risk
16 9 (0.70%) Fintech
16 9 (0.70%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 48 (3.74%) Linux
2 31 (2.42%) Windows
3 21 (1.64%) Android
4 19 (1.48%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.25%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.70%) CentOS
7 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.16%) Debian
9 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.078%) Unix
10 1 (0.078%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.078%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.078%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (40.64%) Analytics
2 421 (32.84%) Digital Marketing
3 370 (28.86%) Web Development
4 364 (28.39%) E-Commerce
5 298 (23.24%) Pay per click
6 292 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
7 178 (13.88%) MVC
8 151 (11.78%) Content Management
9 149 (11.62%) Front End Development
10 128 (9.98%) Email Marketing
11 121 (9.44%) CRM
12 108 (8.42%) Web Analytics
13 106 (8.27%) OO
14 105 (8.19%) Scrum
15 87 (6.79%) Project Management
15 87 (6.79%) TDD
16 86 (6.71%) Online Marketing
17 85 (6.63%) Web Design
18 84 (6.55%) B2B
19 78 (6.08%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 470 (36.66%) JavaScript
2 263 (20.51%) PHP
3 141 (11.00%) C#
4 96 (7.49%) SQL
5 74 (5.77%) Java
6 60 (4.68%) Python
7 32 (2.50%) TypeScript
8 28 (2.18%) Go
9 21 (1.64%) ES6
10 17 (1.33%) Perl
10 17 (1.33%) Ruby
11 11 (0.86%) VB.NET
12 8 (0.62%) VB
13 7 (0.55%) C++
14 6 (0.47%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.47%) VBA
15 5 (0.39%) R
16 4 (0.31%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.31%) C
17 3 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 160 (12.48%) Degree
2 15 (1.17%) PMI Certification
3 13 (1.01%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.94%) Analytics IQ
5 9 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.62%) OCMJEA
6 8 (0.62%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.39%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.16%) CCNP
9 2 (0.16%) CITP
9 2 (0.16%) MBA
9 2 (0.16%) MCSD
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.16%) PMP
10 1 (0.078%) CCIE
10 1 (0.078%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.18%) QA
2 26 (2.03%) WCAG
3 8 (0.62%) SLA
4 2 (0.16%) WAI
5 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.078%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (0.94%) Docker
1 12 (0.94%) Varnish
2 7 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.23%) vSphere
4 1 (0.078%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.078%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (1.25%) Puppet
2 12 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.62%) Ansible
4 6 (0.47%) cPanel
5 3 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.23%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.078%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.078%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.078%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.078%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.078%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.078%) SCOM
Vendors
1 403 (31.44%) Google
2 189 (14.74%) Adobe
3 87 (6.79%) Microsoft
4 63 (4.91%) Facebook
5 43 (3.35%) Twitter
6 33 (2.57%) EPiServer
7 30 (2.34%) Optimizely
8 27 (2.11%) Zend
9 18 (1.40%) Sitecore
10 17 (1.33%) hybris
11 16 (1.25%) Monetate
12 15 (1.17%) SAP
12 15 (1.17%) Sophos
13 14 (1.09%) PayPal
14 13 (1.01%) VMware
15 12 (0.94%) IBM
15 12 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
16 11 (0.86%) Oracle
17 9 (0.70%) DoubleClick
17 9 (0.70%) Omniture
Redditch, Worcestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Pension, healthcare + More
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + Good Benefits (e.g. pension, gener
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
AP C
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 70k + bonus, 9% pension, 25 days holiday and more!
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
MaxAd
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + huge benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago