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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 87 101 107
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing SEO 10 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.99% 0.54% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.62% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 5
Average salary £25,000 £26,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +32.50%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
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
839 1130 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.32% 86.59% 78.53%
Number of salaries quoted 642 919 901
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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
(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
Colchester +4 5 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £25,000 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Marketing
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) Advertising
3 5 (50.00%) Publishing
3 5 (50.00%) CMS
3 5 (50.00%) Web Development
3 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Pay per click
4 3 (30.00%) Business Development
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) Web Design
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe
5 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Development
5 2 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) iPad

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
General
1 10 (100.00%) Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) Advertising
2 5 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 5 (50.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 5 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing Manager
2 3 (30.00%) SEO Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (20.00%) UI Designer
3 2 (20.00%) UI/UX Designer
3 2 (20.00%) UX Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Web UI Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Web UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
1 5 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Business Development
2 3 (30.00%) Pay per click
3 2 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Development
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Essex
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 20 days ago