The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 122 113 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Permanent jobs citing SEO 29 34 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.29% 1.36% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.82% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 50
Average salary £29,000 £33,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.07% -20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £30,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,846 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1659 1868 2094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.67% 74.90% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1464 1736
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SEO
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SEO Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SEO
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

SEO
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +20 22 £27,436 -31.41% 3
Welwyn Garden City -7 4 £29,000 -47.27%
St Albans - 2 £31,875 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 30 (71.43%) Analytics
2 25 (59.52%) Google
3 21 (50.00%) Marketing
4 17 (40.48%) Project Management
4 17 (40.48%) Google Analytics
5 16 (38.10%) Content Management
6 15 (35.71%) Social Media
7 14 (33.33%) Copywriting
8 12 (28.57%) HTML
9 11 (26.19%) E-Commerce
9 11 (26.19%) Web Analytics
10 9 (21.43%) Search Engine Marketing
11 8 (19.05%) Algorithms
11 8 (19.05%) Performance Metrics
11 8 (19.05%) Supplier Management
11 8 (19.05%) CSS
12 6 (14.29%) MySQL
12 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (14.29%) CMS
12 6 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (14.29%) Time Management
13 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (11.90%) B2B
14 4 (9.52%) OO
14 4 (9.52%) PHP
14 4 (9.52%) LAMP
14 4 (9.52%) Games
14 4 (9.52%) Ajax
14 4 (9.52%) Finance

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (14.29%) CMS
2 4 (9.52%) Drupal
3 3 (7.14%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 17 (40.48%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 21 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (9.52%) iGaming
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Games
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Communications Officer
2 8 (19.05%) SEO Specialist
3 6 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (9.52%) PHP Developer
4 4 (9.52%) SEO Manager
4 4 (9.52%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Communications Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Account Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Account Director
6 2 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Account Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Account Director
7 1 (2.38%) Campaign Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) CSS
3 4 (9.52%) LAMP
3 4 (9.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Social Media
2 14 (33.33%) Copywriting
3 8 (19.05%) Algorithms
3 8 (19.05%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (7.14%) FMCG
5 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Kinect
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.76%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (2.38%) User Experience
6 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Analytics
2 17 (40.48%) Project Management
3 16 (38.10%) Content Management
4 11 (26.19%) E-Commerce
4 11 (26.19%) Web Analytics
5 9 (21.43%) Search Engine Marketing
6 8 (19.05%) Supplier Management
7 6 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (14.29%) Time Management
7 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.90%) B2B
9 4 (9.52%) Pay per click
9 4 (9.52%) OO
9 4 (9.52%) OO PHP
10 3 (7.14%) Business Development
10 3 (7.14%) Resource Management
10 3 (7.14%) B2C
11 2 (4.76%) Email Marketing
11 2 (4.76%) Digital Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.52%) PHP
3 2 (4.76%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Google
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