The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 84 94 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing SEO 12 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.08% 0.41% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.50% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 9
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
SEO
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
916 1010 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.67% 83.47% 75.60%
Number of salaries quoted 737 737 770
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SEO
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Essex region.

SEO Salary Trend in Essex

SEO
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Southend-on-Sea +11 8 £35,000 -26.31% 1
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for SEO.

1 12 (54.55%) Pay per click
2 11 (50.00%) Marketing
2 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (45.45%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) Social Media
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (22.73%) Web Development
7 5 (22.73%) Advertising
7 5 (22.73%) Publishing
7 5 (22.73%) CMS
7 5 (22.73%) Analytics
8 4 (18.18%) Business Development
9 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
9 3 (13.64%) Retail
9 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
9 3 (13.64%) Project Management
9 3 (13.64%) Migration
9 3 (13.64%) DB2
9 3 (13.64%) Java
9 3 (13.64%) XML
9 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
9 3 (13.64%) ERP
9 3 (13.64%) IBM
9 3 (13.64%) Apache Solr
10 2 (9.09%) Information Architecture
10 2 (9.09%) HTML5
10 2 (9.09%) iPad
10 2 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (22.73%) CMS
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Solr
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) DB2
General
1 11 (50.00%) Marketing
2 5 (22.73%) Advertising
2 5 (22.73%) Publishing
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
1 8 (36.36%) PPC Specialist
1 8 (36.36%) SEO Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (22.73%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
3 4 (18.18%) SEO Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Marketing Manager
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Designer
5 2 (9.09%) UI Designer
5 2 (9.09%) UI/UX Designer
5 2 (9.09%) UX Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Web Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Web UI Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Web UI/UX Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Development Manager
6 1 (4.55%) PPC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (36.36%) Social Media
3 2 (9.09%) iPad
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Pay per click
2 6 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (22.73%) Analytics
3 5 (22.73%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) Business Development
5 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) ERP
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Development
6 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.09%) Information Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe
Colchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago