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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 129 94 149
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +55
Permanent jobs citing SEO 12 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.60% 1.50% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.99% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 29 14
Average salary - £30,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.51%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
1615 1454 2176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.39% 75.45% 77.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1087 1825
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 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 29 January 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
Hemel Hempstead -5 7 - -
Watford -11 1 - -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 24 (88.89%) Marketing
2 17 (62.96%) Analytics
3 16 (59.26%) Google
4 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 9 (33.33%) Project Management
6 8 (29.63%) Supplier Management
6 8 (29.63%) Web Analytics
6 8 (29.63%) Search Engine Marketing
6 8 (29.63%) Google Analytics
6 8 (29.63%) Algorithms
6 8 (29.63%) Performance Metrics
7 7 (25.93%) Social Media
7 7 (25.93%) Content Management
7 7 (25.93%) Copywriting
7 7 (25.93%) HTML
8 5 (18.52%) CMS
9 4 (14.81%) Games
9 4 (14.81%) iGaming
10 3 (11.11%) WordPress
10 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 3 (11.11%) PHP
10 3 (11.11%) CSS
10 3 (11.11%) Retail
11 2 (7.41%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (7.41%) Flash
11 2 (7.41%) XHTML
11 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
11 2 (7.41%) MySQL
11 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
11 2 (7.41%) Microsoft

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (18.52%) CMS
2 3 (11.11%) WordPress
3 2 (7.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 24 (88.89%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Games
2 4 (14.81%) iGaming
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) SEO Specialist
2 7 (25.93%) Communications Officer
3 4 (14.81%) SEO Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SEO Executive
5 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Campaign Manager
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Copywriter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) Flash
3 2 (7.41%) XHTML
3 2 (7.41%) CSS3
3 2 (7.41%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Algorithms
1 8 (29.63%) Performance Metrics
2 7 (25.93%) Social Media
2 7 (25.93%) Copywriting
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.70%) Blog
4 1 (3.70%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Analytics
2 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 9 (33.33%) Project Management
4 8 (29.63%) Supplier Management
4 8 (29.63%) Web Analytics
4 8 (29.63%) Search Engine Marketing
5 7 (25.93%) Content Management
6 2 (7.41%) Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) Link Building
6 2 (7.41%) Marketing Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.70%) Time Management
7 1 (3.70%) Video Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Campaign Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 3 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago