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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 75 101 88
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Permanent jobs citing SEO 9 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.02% 0.079% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.089% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 17
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
782 1118 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 88.46% 88.52% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 580 830 850
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 14 (73.68%) Marketing
2 12 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (42.11%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) PHP
4 7 (36.84%) Web Development
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 7 (36.84%) WordPress
4 7 (36.84%) Online Marketing
4 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 7 (36.84%) CSS3
5 6 (31.58%) MySQL
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Python
6 5 (26.32%) CRM
6 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 5 (26.32%) DNS
6 5 (26.32%) CMS
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Pay per click
6 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
6 5 (26.32%) React
6 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (26.32%) Brand Management
7 4 (21.05%) Social Media
7 4 (21.05%) Open Source
7 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
7 4 (21.05%) Adobe

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 7 (36.84%) WordPress
2 5 (26.32%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Drupal
3 1 (5.26%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.53%) InDesign
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (73.68%) Marketing
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Account Manager
2 7 (36.84%) SEO Account Manager
2 7 (36.84%) SEO Manager
2 7 (36.84%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Marketing Manager
3 3 (15.79%) PHP Developer
3 3 (15.79%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Finance Manager
4 2 (10.53%) PPC Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) SEO Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Copywriter
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Account Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) CSS
1 7 (36.84%) CSS3
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
1 7 (36.84%) HTML5
1 7 (36.84%) jQuery
2 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
2 5 (26.32%) React
2 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (15.79%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (15.79%) JSON
3 3 (15.79%) RESTful
3 3 (15.79%) Symfony
3 3 (15.79%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) Yii
4 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Social Media
3 3 (15.79%) Blog
4 1 (5.26%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (36.84%) Online Marketing
2 7 (36.84%) Web Development
3 5 (26.32%) Brand Management
3 5 (26.32%) CRM
3 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 5 (26.32%) Pay per click
4 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
4 4 (21.05%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) Change Control
5 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
5 3 (15.79%) Wireframes
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Market Research
7 1 (5.26%) B2B
7 1 (5.26%) B2C
7 1 (5.26%) Content Development
7 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
1 7 (36.84%) PHP
2 5 (26.32%) Python
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Adobe
2 3 (15.79%) Zend
3 2 (10.53%) Google
Chelmsford, Essex
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