The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 129 143 136
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing SEO 9 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.46% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.58% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 13
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £38,750 £41,500
UK excluding London median 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
1648 2069 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.90% 85.53% 84.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1789 1601
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

SEO
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Watford +17 3 £26,500 -3.63%
Hertford - 3 £47,500 -
Welwyn Garden City -5 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 £32,500 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 17 (80.95%) Marketing
2 14 (66.67%) Pay per click
2 14 (66.67%) Social Media
3 11 (52.38%) Retail
4 10 (47.62%) Email Marketing
5 9 (42.86%) Degree
6 8 (38.10%) Marketing Strategy
7 7 (33.33%) Social Media Marketing
7 7 (33.33%) Google Analytics
7 7 (33.33%) Analytics
7 7 (33.33%) Google
8 6 (28.57%) HTML
8 6 (28.57%) CRM
8 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
9 5 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (23.81%) Business Development
10 4 (19.05%) Twitter
11 3 (14.29%) Product Marketing
11 3 (14.29%) Copywriting
11 3 (14.29%) CSS
11 3 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (14.29%) CMS
12 2 (9.52%) Advertising
12 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (9.52%) Games
12 2 (9.52%) Web Analytics
12 2 (9.52%) Content Management
12 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
12 2 (9.52%) Project Management
12 2 (9.52%) Process Management

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) AdWords
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Xcode
General
1 17 (80.95%) Marketing
2 11 (52.38%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Marketing Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing Executive
3 3 (14.29%) Product Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Product Marketing Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Software Product Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Executive
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing Executive
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Marketing Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) SEO Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Copywriter
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.76%) UX Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Web Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) LESS
3 1 (4.76%) React
3 1 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Social Media
2 3 (14.29%) Copywriting
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Blog
3 2 (9.52%) Graphic Design
3 2 (9.52%) Social Network
3 2 (9.52%) Statistics
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Pay per click
2 10 (47.62%) Email Marketing
3 8 (38.10%) Marketing Strategy
4 7 (33.33%) Analytics
4 7 (33.33%) Social Media Marketing
5 6 (28.57%) CRM
5 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 5 (23.81%) Business Development
6 5 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (14.29%) Product Marketing
7 3 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) Competitor Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Content Management
8 2 (9.52%) Digital Content Management
8 2 (9.52%) E-business
8 2 (9.52%) Process Management
8 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Telemarketing
8 2 (9.52%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Google
2 4 (19.05%) Twitter
3 2 (9.52%) Facebook
4 1 (4.76%) Intershop
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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