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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 374 346 287
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -59
Permanent jobs citing SEO 666 875 1144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.88% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.00% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 507 698 877
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £54,100
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
74188 87260 91362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.07% 87.53% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61620 72885 75752
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -29 280 £47,500 +5.55% 54
South East +32 135 £37,500 -4.45% 7
East of England +24 54 £35,000 -5.40% 7
North West -51 53 £34,000 +23.63% 20
Yorkshire -7 48 £34,000 +4.61% 10
West Midlands -9 48 £35,000 +1.44% 8
South West +25 31 £27,500 +10.00% 2
East Midlands -17 16 £32,500 +8.33% 13
North East - 3 £22,750 -
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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.

1 707 (53.44%) Marketing
2 656 (49.58%) HTML
3 585 (44.22%) CSS
4 527 (39.83%) Analytics
5 493 (37.26%) JavaScript
6 428 (32.35%) Google
7 409 (30.91%) Digital Marketing
8 371 (28.04%) Web Development
9 362 (27.36%) E-Commerce
10 361 (27.29%) Social Media
11 360 (27.21%) Google Analytics
12 339 (25.62%) CMS
13 326 (24.64%) User Experience
14 319 (24.11%) HTML5
15 311 (23.51%) Pay per click
16 289 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
17 256 (19.35%) PHP
18 255 (19.27%) jQuery
19 242 (18.29%) CSS3
20 201 (15.19%) MVC
21 194 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
22 189 (14.29%) Adobe
23 185 (13.98%) Sass
24 181 (13.68%) WordPress
25 180 (13.61%) Git (software)
26 173 (13.08%) Front End Development
27 172 (13.00%) AngularJS
28 167 (12.62%) Degree
29 164 (12.40%) Retail
30 160 (12.09%) Content Management

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
1 339 (25.62%) CMS
2 181 (13.68%) WordPress
3 51 (3.85%) Drupal
4 47 (3.55%) Umbraco
5 39 (2.95%) Joomla!
6 25 (1.89%) Apache
7 22 (1.66%) EPiServer CMS
8 15 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (0.91%) IIS
9 12 (0.91%) nginx
10 11 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (0.76%) Alfresco
11 10 (0.76%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.60%) Apache Spark
12 8 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.45%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.38%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.30%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 156 (11.79%) Photoshop
2 69 (5.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 53 (4.01%) MS Excel
4 42 (3.17%) MS Office
4 42 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (2.12%) Fireworks
6 23 (1.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (1.13%) MS Visio
8 14 (1.06%) Adobe After Effects
8 14 (1.06%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (0.76%) GIMP
9 10 (0.76%) InDesign
9 10 (0.76%) InVision
10 7 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.076%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.076%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.076%) ImageReady
12 1 (0.076%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 64 (4.84%) Magento
2 19 (1.44%) WebTrends
3 17 (1.28%) Adobe Campaign
4 16 (1.21%) OpenCart
5 12 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (0.68%) Shopify
7 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.30%) CubeCart
8 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.30%) nopCommerce
9 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.15%) SAP hybris
10 1 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 360 (27.21%) Google Analytics
2 109 (8.24%) AdWords
3 40 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (2.27%) Adobe Analytics
5 24 (1.81%) SaaS
6 18 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (1.21%) MailChimp
8 14 (1.06%) Sage Pay
9 11 (0.83%) GitHub
10 10 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 7 (0.53%) Google Tag Manager
13 5 (0.38%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.30%) IaaS
14 4 (0.30%) Office 365
14 4 (0.30%) SmartFocus
15 3 (0.23%) PaaS
16 2 (0.15%) Basecamp
16 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
17 1 (0.076%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 75 (5.67%) Internet
2 12 (0.91%) DNS
3 11 (0.83%) HTTP
4 10 (0.76%) Firewall
5 7 (0.53%) FTP
5 7 (0.53%) SAN
5 7 (0.53%) WAN
6 6 (0.45%) LAN
7 5 (0.38%) Intranet
8 4 (0.30%) DHCP
8 4 (0.30%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.30%) Skype
9 3 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.23%) SSL
9 3 (0.23%) VoIP
10 2 (0.15%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.15%) Extranet
10 2 (0.15%) SMS
10 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (11.64%) MySQL
2 88 (6.65%) SQL Server
3 39 (2.95%) Relational Database
4 24 (1.81%) Big Data
5 19 (1.44%) MongoDB
6 15 (1.13%) NoSQL
7 11 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (0.68%) Redis
9 8 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.53%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.23%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.23%) DB2
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.15%) MS Access
13 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.076%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 180 (13.61%) Git (software)
2 56 (4.23%) Grunt
3 39 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (2.72%) Subversion
5 35 (2.65%) Selenium
6 34 (2.57%) gulp
7 31 (2.34%) Dreamweaver
8 24 (1.81%) Axure RP
9 23 (1.74%) JIRA
10 20 (1.51%) Visual Studio
11 16 (1.21%) Jasmine
11 16 (1.21%) Jenkins
11 16 (1.21%) Maven
12 12 (0.91%) Bower
13 11 (0.83%) TeamCity
14 10 (0.76%) Ant
14 10 (0.76%) Apache Ivy
14 10 (0.76%) webpack
15 9 (0.68%) PHPUnit
16 6 (0.45%) Yeoman
General
1 707 (53.44%) Marketing
2 164 (12.40%) Retail
3 160 (12.09%) Advertising
4 149 (11.26%) Finance
5 56 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 52 (3.93%) Games
7 41 (3.10%) Banking
8 36 (2.72%) Publishing
9 29 (2.19%) Legal
10 26 (1.97%) Brand Awareness
11 16 (1.21%) French Language
12 13 (0.98%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.91%) Italian Language
13 12 (0.91%) Spanish Language
14 11 (0.83%) Automotive
14 11 (0.83%) Law
15 9 (0.68%) Electronics
16 8 (0.60%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
18 3 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 481 (36.36%) Developer
2 167 (12.62%) Web Developer
3 123 (9.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 102 (7.71%) Marketing Manager
5 94 (7.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 90 (6.80%) PHP Developer
7 88 (6.65%) SEO Manager
8 73 (5.52%) HTML Developer
9 67 (5.06%) C# Developer
9 67 (5.06%) Designer
10 66 (4.99%) .NET Developer
11 65 (4.91%) Digital Marketing Manager
12 62 (4.69%) Senior Developer
13 60 (4.54%) HTML CSS Developer
14 53 (4.01%) Architect
15 51 (3.85%) Marketing Executive
15 51 (3.85%) SEO Executive
16 47 (3.55%) UI Developer
17 46 (3.48%) Full Stack Developer
17 46 (3.48%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 656 (49.58%) HTML
2 585 (44.22%) CSS
3 319 (24.11%) HTML5
4 255 (19.27%) jQuery
5 242 (18.29%) CSS3
6 185 (13.98%) Sass
7 172 (13.00%) AngularJS
8 148 (11.19%) .NET
9 116 (8.77%) ASP.NET
10 94 (7.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 84 (6.35%) LESS
12 80 (6.05%) Node.js
13 72 (5.44%) Web Services
14 71 (5.37%) Ajax
15 66 (4.99%) XML
16 64 (4.84%) React
17 62 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 52 (3.93%) Laravel
19 42 (3.17%) REST
20 41 (3.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 361 (27.29%) Social Media
2 326 (24.64%) User Experience
3 194 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (6.20%) Blog
5 55 (4.16%) Computer Science
6 49 (3.70%) Digital Media
6 49 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 40 (3.02%) Copywriting
8 28 (2.12%) Algorithms
9 23 (1.74%) Graphic Design
10 22 (1.66%) Statistics
11 20 (1.51%) iPad
11 20 (1.51%) W3C
12 18 (1.36%) Social Network
13 14 (1.06%) Motion Graphics
14 13 (0.98%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.76%) Fintech
15 10 (0.76%) RIA
16 9 (0.68%) Credit Risk
16 9 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 60 (4.54%) Linux
2 25 (1.89%) Android
3 23 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 19 (1.44%) Windows
5 10 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.38%) CentOS
6 5 (0.38%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.076%) Unix
9 1 (0.076%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.076%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.076%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (39.83%) Analytics
2 409 (30.91%) Digital Marketing
3 371 (28.04%) Web Development
4 362 (27.36%) E-Commerce
5 311 (23.51%) Pay per click
6 289 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
7 201 (15.19%) MVC
8 173 (13.08%) Front End Development
9 160 (12.09%) Content Management
10 125 (9.45%) Email Marketing
11 116 (8.77%) OO
12 108 (8.16%) CRM
13 107 (8.09%) Scrum
14 101 (7.63%) Web Design
15 92 (6.95%) B2B
16 91 (6.88%) Web Analytics
17 90 (6.80%) Project Management
18 84 (6.35%) TDD
19 83 (6.27%) Online Marketing
20 79 (5.97%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 493 (37.26%) JavaScript
2 256 (19.35%) PHP
3 143 (10.81%) C#
4 107 (8.09%) SQL
5 81 (6.12%) Java
6 48 (3.63%) Python
7 27 (2.04%) TypeScript
8 26 (1.97%) Go
9 18 (1.36%) ES6
10 13 (0.98%) Perl
11 10 (0.76%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.68%) Ruby
13 8 (0.60%) VB
14 7 (0.53%) Apple Swift
14 7 (0.53%) R
15 6 (0.45%) C++
15 6 (0.45%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.38%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.38%) VBA
17 4 (0.30%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 167 (12.62%) Degree
2 14 (1.06%) Analytics IQ
2 14 (1.06%) Security Cleared
3 12 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.60%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.45%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.23%) MBA
7 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.15%) CCNP
7 2 (0.15%) CITP
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.15%) OCMJEA
7 2 (0.15%) PMP
7 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.076%) CCIE
8 1 (0.076%) MCSD
8 1 (0.076%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.12%) QA
2 25 (1.89%) WCAG
3 7 (0.53%) SLA
4 4 (0.30%) WAI
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.076%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 15 (1.13%) Docker
2 8 (0.60%) Varnish
3 7 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.23%) vSphere
5 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.076%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (1.13%) Puppet
2 11 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.68%) Ansible
4 7 (0.53%) cPanel
5 6 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.076%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.076%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.076%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.076%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.076%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.076%) SCOM
8 1 (0.076%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 428 (32.35%) Google
2 189 (14.29%) Adobe
3 83 (6.27%) Microsoft
4 66 (4.99%) Facebook
5 51 (3.85%) Twitter
6 35 (2.65%) EPiServer
7 31 (2.34%) Optimizely
8 23 (1.74%) Zend
9 15 (1.13%) hybris
9 15 (1.13%) Sitecore
10 14 (1.06%) Sophos
10 14 (1.06%) VMware
11 13 (0.98%) IBM
11 13 (0.98%) Monetate
11 13 (0.98%) Omniture
12 12 (0.91%) SAP
13 11 (0.83%) Oracle
13 11 (0.83%) PayPal
14 9 (0.68%) DoubleClick
14 9 (0.68%) Rackspace
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension, h/c, Bonus, flexible start time
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £30,000 per annum Circa
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
West Drayton, Middlesex
Concept Personnel
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + share options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits (e.g. pension, generous h
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago