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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 28 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.49% 6.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 8.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £26,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
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
110 79 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 82.09% 70.54% 81.08%
Number of salaries quoted 80 69 73
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £33,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Omniture
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Webmaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Omniture