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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 84 92 73
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing SEO 7 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.68% 0.39% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.47% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
900 1055 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 87.72% 82.17% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 718 750 694
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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
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 26 September 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 - 6 £35,000 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 14 (73.68%) Pay per click
2 13 (68.42%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (52.63%) Social Media
4 6 (31.58%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (31.58%) Marketing
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) Business Development
7 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
7 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
7 3 (15.79%) Apache Solr
7 3 (15.79%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.79%) ERP
7 3 (15.79%) IBM
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) DB2
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Retail
8 2 (10.53%) HTML
8 2 (10.53%) Web Design
8 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
8 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.53%) Adobe
8 2 (10.53%) Information Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) HTML5
8 2 (10.53%) iPad
8 2 (10.53%) jQuery
8 2 (10.53%) User Experience
8 2 (10.53%) Web Accessibility

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 3 (15.79%) Apache Solr
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) DB2
General
1 6 (31.58%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) PPC Specialist
1 10 (52.63%) SEO Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) SEO Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Marketing Manager
3 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) UI Designer
4 2 (10.53%) UI/UX Designer
4 2 (10.53%) UX Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Web UI Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Web UI/UX Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) PPC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (52.63%) Social Media
3 2 (10.53%) iPad
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Pay per click
2 6 (31.58%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (21.05%) Business Development
4 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) ERP
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Cross-Browser Development
5 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
5 2 (10.53%) Information Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (10.53%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum + 26 days holiday + bank hols + bonus +
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