The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 21 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.94% 5.10% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 5.32% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +8.23%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
SEO
West Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 94 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 66.02% 95.92% 85.94%
Number of salaries quoted 63 89 153
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

SEO
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

SEO Salary Trend in Gatwick

SEO
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Web Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Pay per click
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Web Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Web Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Pay per click
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google