The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 88 64 88
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% 1.63% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 2.23% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
972 807 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 78.14% 73.10% 81.84%
Number of salaries quoted 720 630 712
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Harlow - 1 £37,500 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 6 (75.00%) Pay per click
2 5 (62.50%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) Marketing
3 4 (50.00%) CMS
3 4 (50.00%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Content Management
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Google
5 2 (25.00%) DoubleClick
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Campaign Management
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) LAMP
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) XHTML

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (62.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) PPC Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) PPC Manager
1 4 (50.00%) PPC Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) PPC Executive
2 2 (25.00%) Campaign Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Account Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Website Manager
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) Blog
2 1 (12.50%) Social Network
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Pay per click
2 5 (62.50%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (50.00%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Content Management
5 2 (25.00%) Campaign Management
6 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) DoubleClick
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe