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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 130 124 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing SEO 12 32 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.55% 1.38% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.78% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 32
Median salary £47,500 £29,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.79% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,436 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
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
1854 1799 1993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.43% 77.51% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1436 1593
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Hertford - 4 £47,500 -
St Albans +24 2 £25,000 -21.56% 2
Borehamwood - 2 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £65,000 -
Watford -15 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 £32,500 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 12 (92.31%) Marketing
2 10 (76.92%) Social Media
3 9 (69.23%) Pay per click
4 7 (53.85%) Retail
4 7 (53.85%) Email Marketing
5 6 (46.15%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) Business Development
6 5 (38.46%) Marketing Strategy
7 4 (30.77%) Social Media Marketing
7 4 (30.77%) Google Analytics
7 4 (30.77%) Google
7 4 (30.77%) CRM
7 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 4 (30.77%) Analytics
8 3 (23.08%) Twitter
8 3 (23.08%) CMS
8 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (23.08%) User Experience
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) Digital Content Management
9 2 (15.38%) Magento
9 2 (15.38%) Copywriting
9 2 (15.38%) Blog
9 2 (15.38%) Graphic Design
9 2 (15.38%) Games
9 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
9 2 (15.38%) Competitor Analysis
9 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (15.38%) Statistics

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 (23.08%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Google Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) AdWords
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 12 (92.31%) Marketing
2 7 (53.85%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Advertising
3 2 (15.38%) Games
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Marketing Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing Executive
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Executive
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing Executive
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce Marketing Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Copywriter
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Copywriter
4 1 (7.69%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web UI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web UI/UX Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) LESS
2 1 (7.69%) React
2 1 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Social Media
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Blog
3 2 (15.38%) Copywriting
3 2 (15.38%) Graphic Design
3 2 (15.38%) Statistics
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Pay per click
2 7 (53.85%) Email Marketing
3 5 (38.46%) Business Development
3 5 (38.46%) Marketing Strategy
4 4 (30.77%) Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) CRM
4 4 (30.77%) Social Media Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Competitor Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) Digital Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Development
7 1 (7.69%) E-business
7 1 (7.69%) Process Management
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Google
2 3 (23.08%) Twitter
3 2 (15.38%) Facebook
4 1 (7.69%) Intershop
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