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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 138 128 89
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -39
Permanent jobs citing SEO 12 13 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.49% 0.56% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.69% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 37
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
1993 1890 1557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.95% 80.91% 76.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1711 1537 1219
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,900 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -5 4 £32,500 +51.16%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £37,500 - 2
Welwyn - 2 - -
St Albans - 1 £27,500 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £40,000 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (70.27%) Analytics
2 24 (64.86%) Google
3 22 (59.46%) Marketing
3 22 (59.46%) Google Analytics
4 15 (40.54%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (40.54%) Content Management
5 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (35.14%) Project Management
6 11 (29.73%) HTML
6 11 (29.73%) Email Marketing
7 10 (27.03%) CSS
8 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 8 (21.62%) Social Media
9 7 (18.92%) Kinect
9 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
9 7 (18.92%) Raspberry Pi
9 7 (18.92%) B2B
9 7 (18.92%) Copywriting
10 6 (16.22%) Resource Management
10 6 (16.22%) Pay per click
10 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
10 6 (16.22%) Umbraco
11 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
12 4 (10.81%) Advertising
12 4 (10.81%) CMS
12 4 (10.81%) PHP
12 4 (10.81%) MySQL
12 4 (10.81%) Online Marketing
13 3 (8.11%) Marketing Strategy

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (16.22%) Umbraco
2 4 (10.81%) CMS
3 3 (8.11%) Drupal
4 2 (5.41%) WordPress
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Photoshop
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (59.46%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (59.46%) Marketing
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Advertising
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Publishing
5 1 (2.70%) Games
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Account Manager
1 7 (18.92%) Account Director
1 7 (18.92%) Digital Account Manager
1 7 (18.92%) Digital Account Director
2 6 (16.22%) Communications Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) SEO Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Marketing Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Communications Officer
6 2 (5.41%) Social Media Executive
6 2 (5.41%) PPC Executive
6 2 (5.41%) PPC Manager
6 2 (5.41%) PPC Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Web Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Marketing Executive
6 2 (5.41%) PPC Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Web Content Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Copywriter
6 2 (5.41%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) HTML
2 10 (27.03%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) Ajax
4 2 (5.41%) XHTML
4 2 (5.41%) LAMP
4 2 (5.41%) jQuery
4 2 (5.41%) HTML5
4 2 (5.41%) CSS3
5 1 (2.70%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.70%) Flash
5 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Social Media
2 7 (18.92%) Kinect
2 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
2 7 (18.92%) Copywriting
2 7 (18.92%) Raspberry Pi
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Blog
4 1 (2.70%) Social Network
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) W3C
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Analytics
2 15 (40.54%) Content Management
2 15 (40.54%) Digital Marketing
3 13 (35.14%) Project Management
3 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) Email Marketing
5 7 (18.92%) B2B
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.22%) Resource Management
6 6 (16.22%) Pay per click
7 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.81%) Online Marketing
9 3 (8.11%) Marketing Strategy
10 2 (5.41%) Link Building
10 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.41%) Customer Segmentation
10 2 (5.41%) OO PHP
10 2 (5.41%) OO
10 2 (5.41%) Web Design
10 2 (5.41%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.81%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) Ruby
3 1 (2.70%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Google
2 3 (8.11%) Omniture
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) HP
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago