The table below looks at the statistics for the SEO Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist
Rank 135 - 156
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Specialist 2 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.086% - 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% - 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £25,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £23,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -30.88%
SEO Specialist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2267 1924 2782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.05% 95.06% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1865 1563 2184
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SEO Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO Specialist in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SEO Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SEO Specialist
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SEO Specialist Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SEO Specialist
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited SEO Specialist in their job title 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 with SEO Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Link Building

SEO Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited SEO Specialist in their job title 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 with SEO Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) Link Building
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft