The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 213 213 209
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1458 1336 1482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.35% 1.31% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.67% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1031 1342
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,050 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86592 80165 86386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.43% 78.72% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 70400 66377 74286
Average salary £49,000 £47,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
SEO
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -18 552 £40,500 -4.70% 67
South East +61 301 £35,000 - 35
North West +38 208 £25,000 -16.66% 27
Yorkshire -25 123 £30,000 +14.28% 18
West Midlands +60 106 £26,125 -12.91% 10
East of England -55 88 £35,000 - 9
South West -59 51 £30,000 -7.69% 7
East Midlands -42 24 £29,750 -12.50% 12
Midlands +15 5 £20,500 -16.32%
North East -4 1 £27,500 -15.38%
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1664 (56.10%) Marketing
2 1596 (53.81%) HTML
3 1402 (47.27%) CSS
4 1263 (42.58%) JavaScript
5 1098 (37.02%) Analytics
6 870 (29.33%) Pay per click
7 832 (28.05%) E-Commerce
8 826 (27.85%) Google
9 823 (27.75%) jQuery
10 791 (26.67%) Social Media
11 720 (24.28%) Digital Marketing
12 707 (23.84%) CMS
13 642 (21.65%) HTML5
14 621 (20.94%) PHP
15 564 (19.02%) Google Analytics
16 501 (16.89%) CSS3
17 491 (16.55%) Degree
18 475 (16.01%) .NET
19 458 (15.44%) SQL
20 457 (15.41%) Web Development
21 428 (14.43%) Advertising
22 398 (13.42%) MySQL
23 385 (12.98%) Photoshop
24 369 (12.44%) Retail
25 364 (12.27%) Online Marketing
26 339 (11.43%) XML
27 336 (11.33%) ASP.NET
28 331 (11.16%) Web Design
29 328 (11.06%) WordPress
30 326 (10.99%) Content Management

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 707 (23.84%) CMS
2 328 (11.06%) WordPress
3 123 (4.15%) Drupal
4 93 (3.14%) Umbraco
4 93 (3.14%) Node.js
5 64 (2.16%) Joomla!
5 64 (2.16%) Tomcat
6 57 (1.92%) IIS
7 53 (1.79%) Apache
7 53 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 38 (1.28%) WebSphere
9 32 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
10 29 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
11 20 (0.67%) ExpressionEngine
12 16 (0.54%) Confluence
12 16 (0.54%) Adobe CQ
13 15 (0.51%) MS Project Server
14 12 (0.40%) nginx
14 12 (0.40%) TeamSite
15 8 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 385 (12.98%) Photoshop
2 200 (6.74%) MS Excel
3 147 (4.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 101 (3.41%) MS Office
5 99 (3.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 69 (2.33%) Fireworks
7 27 (0.91%) InDesign
8 26 (0.88%) MS Visio
9 18 (0.61%) MS Project
10 4 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.13%) SPSS
11 3 (0.10%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.067%) Stata
13 1 (0.034%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.034%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 564 (19.02%) Google Analytics
2 225 (7.59%) Magento
3 114 (3.84%) WebTrends
4 34 (1.15%) SiteCatalyst
5 18 (0.61%) Fredhopper
6 12 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
7 11 (0.37%) Tridion
7 11 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.27%) Optimost
9 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.10%) Sage 200
11 1 (0.034%) nopCommerce
11 1 (0.034%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (1.11%) Amazon S3
3 31 (1.05%) ElastiCache
3 31 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
3 31 (1.05%) SaaS
4 16 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.37%) MailChimp
6 7 (0.24%) Responsys
6 7 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.20%) CheetahMail
8 2 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.067%) Office 365
9 1 (0.034%) GitHub
9 1 (0.034%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.034%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 139 (4.69%) Internet
2 30 (1.01%) Intranet
3 29 (0.98%) DNS
4 25 (0.84%) HTTP
5 17 (0.57%) Extranet
6 15 (0.51%) Broadband
7 13 (0.44%) SSL
8 10 (0.34%) SSH
8 10 (0.34%) 3G
9 9 (0.30%) FTP
10 5 (0.17%) SMS
11 3 (0.10%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.10%) DHCP
12 2 (0.067%) LAN
12 2 (0.067%) VoIP
12 2 (0.067%) WAN
12 2 (0.067%) MPLS
13 1 (0.034%) Wireless
13 1 (0.034%) Firewall
13 1 (0.034%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (13.42%) MySQL
2 229 (7.72%) SQL Server
3 127 (4.28%) Relational Database
4 47 (1.58%) MongoDB
5 46 (1.55%) RDBMS
6 35 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (1.15%) Big Data
8 31 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 26 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (0.84%) NoSQL
11 19 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (0.54%) MS Access
13 14 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (0.34%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.24%) Hadoop
17 7 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 5 (0.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 182 (6.14%) Subversion
2 173 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 103 (3.47%) Dreamweaver
4 96 (3.24%) JIRA
4 96 (3.24%) Visual Studio
5 61 (2.06%) Eclipse
6 59 (1.99%) Ant
7 45 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (1.35%) Jasmine
9 33 (1.11%) Grunt
10 25 (0.84%) JUnit
11 20 (0.67%) NUnit
12 19 (0.64%) Jenkins
13 18 (0.61%) Axure RP
13 18 (0.61%) QUnit
14 16 (0.54%) Maven
15 14 (0.47%) Selenium
16 13 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
17 8 (0.27%) PhoneGap
18 7 (0.24%) Mocha
General
1 1664 (56.10%) Marketing
2 428 (14.43%) Advertising
3 369 (12.44%) Retail
4 303 (10.22%) Finance
5 129 (4.35%) Publishing
6 51 (1.72%) Games
7 46 (1.55%) Legal
8 39 (1.31%) Electronics
9 37 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 36 (1.21%) Law
11 28 (0.94%) Automotive
12 27 (0.91%) German Language
13 22 (0.74%) Billing
13 22 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 21 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
15 20 (0.67%) Banking
16 18 (0.61%) Russian Language
17 17 (0.57%) French Language
17 17 (0.57%) Multimedia
18 9 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1067 (35.97%) Developer
2 427 (14.40%) Web Developer
3 320 (10.79%) Front-End Developer
4 253 (8.53%) Analyst
5 217 (7.32%) Designer
6 212 (7.15%) Senior Developer
7 200 (6.74%) PHP Developer
8 178 (6.00%) PPC Executive
8 178 (6.00%) PPC Manager
8 178 (6.00%) PPC Analyst
8 178 (6.00%) PPC Specialist
9 154 (5.19%) Marketing Manager
10 118 (3.98%) Web Designer
11 117 (3.94%) .NET Developer
12 109 (3.67%) SEO Executive
13 96 (3.24%) Junior
14 94 (3.17%) Account Manager
15 83 (2.80%) Project Manager
16 82 (2.76%) Junior Developer
17 80 (2.70%) Digital Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1596 (53.81%) HTML
2 1402 (47.27%) CSS
3 823 (27.75%) jQuery
4 642 (21.65%) HTML5
5 501 (16.89%) CSS3
6 475 (16.01%) .NET
7 339 (11.43%) XML
8 336 (11.33%) ASP.NET
9 267 (9.00%) Ajax
10 238 (8.02%) XHTML
11 206 (6.95%) Web Services
12 123 (4.15%) Sass
13 115 (3.88%) JSP
14 96 (3.24%) Flash
15 95 (3.20%) XSLT
16 93 (3.14%) .NET Framework
17 89 (3.00%) AngularJS
18 87 (2.93%) Spring
19 77 (2.60%) LESS
20 76 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 791 (26.67%) Social Media
2 179 (6.04%) Digital Media
3 158 (5.33%) Mobile App
4 142 (4.79%) Blog
5 101 (3.41%) W3C
6 100 (3.37%) Computer Science
7 92 (3.10%) Copywriting
8 76 (2.56%) Open Source
9 71 (2.39%) Statistics
10 62 (2.09%) Management Information System
11 47 (1.58%) iPad
12 43 (1.45%) Graphic Design
13 36 (1.21%) New Media
14 35 (1.18%) Mathematics
14 35 (1.18%) N-Tier
15 26 (0.88%) Visualisation
16 25 (0.84%) Social Network
17 24 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
18 23 (0.78%) Economics
19 21 (0.71%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 139 (4.69%) Linux
2 95 (3.20%) Windows
3 74 (2.49%) Apple iOS
4 71 (2.39%) Android
5 25 (0.84%) UNIX
6 6 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.13%) CentOS
7 4 (0.13%) webOS
8 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.067%) AIX
10 1 (0.034%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.034%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.034%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.034%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1098 (37.02%) Analytics
2 870 (29.33%) Pay per click
3 832 (28.05%) E-Commerce
4 720 (24.28%) Digital Marketing
5 457 (15.41%) Web Development
6 364 (12.27%) Online Marketing
7 331 (11.16%) Web Design
8 326 (10.99%) Content Management
9 308 (10.38%) MVC
10 286 (9.64%) Project Management
11 284 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
12 251 (8.46%) Web Analytics
13 229 (7.72%) B2B
14 213 (7.18%) Responsive Web Design
15 210 (7.08%) Email Marketing
16 179 (6.04%) OO
17 178 (6.00%) CRM
18 154 (5.19%) Time Management
19 146 (4.92%) B2C
20 143 (4.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1263 (42.58%) JavaScript
2 621 (20.94%) PHP
3 458 (15.44%) SQL
4 230 (7.75%) Java
5 212 (7.15%) C#
6 76 (2.56%) Python
7 71 (2.39%) VB.NET
8 45 (1.52%) PHP5
9 44 (1.48%) T-SQL
10 41 (1.38%) Ruby
11 30 (1.01%) VBA
12 28 (0.94%) R
13 20 (0.67%) ActionScript
14 19 (0.64%) XPath
15 17 (0.57%) C++
16 16 (0.54%) Groovy
16 16 (0.54%) C
17 15 (0.51%) VB
17 15 (0.51%) ActionScript 3.0
18 12 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 491 (16.55%) Degree
2 12 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (0.27%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.13%) MCITP
5 4 (0.13%) MCSE
6 3 (0.10%) MBA
6 3 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.10%) CCNA
7 2 (0.067%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.034%) ISEB
8 1 (0.034%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.034%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.034%) MCTS
8 1 (0.034%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (2.63%) QA
2 30 (1.01%) SLA
3 24 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 20 (0.67%) WAI
5 17 (0.57%) WCAG
6 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.13%) Varnish
2 3 (0.10%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.067%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (0.67%) Vagrant
2 12 (0.40%) Capistrano
2 12 (0.40%) Puppet
3 7 (0.24%) Plesk
4 2 (0.067%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.034%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.034%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 826 (27.85%) Google
2 237 (7.99%) Adobe
3 229 (7.72%) Facebook
4 216 (7.28%) Microsoft
5 188 (6.34%) Twitter
6 104 (3.51%) Omniture
7 75 (2.53%) hybris
8 68 (2.29%) Coremetrics
9 50 (1.69%) Sitecore
10 49 (1.65%) Yahoo!
11 47 (1.58%) Zend
12 44 (1.48%) Demandware
13 39 (1.31%) Oracle
14 38 (1.28%) ATG
15 31 (1.05%) AccuRev
16 27 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
17 24 (0.81%) DoubleClick
18 19 (0.64%) SAP
19 18 (0.61%) Tableau
19 18 (0.61%) Business Objects
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MaryJaneFashion.com
Posted: 17 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Phew Internet
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
networx
Salary: £25,000 - 28,000 p.a. + up to 20% bonus + benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £55 - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday