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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 137 116 75
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -41
Permanent jobs citing SEO 20 28 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.83% 1.13% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.40% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 45
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,126 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
1960 2007 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.40% 81.12% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1662 1278
Average salary £48,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.04% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +4 10 £35,783 +44.57%
Welwyn Garden City -8 2 £37,500 +44.23%
Welwyn - 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 2 £38,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £43,750 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (72.00%) Analytics
2 30 (60.00%) Google Analytics
2 30 (60.00%) Google
3 24 (48.00%) Content Management
4 23 (46.00%) Marketing
5 18 (36.00%) Social Media
6 17 (34.00%) Copywriting
7 16 (32.00%) Project Management
7 16 (32.00%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (28.00%) HTML
9 13 (26.00%) CSS
9 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (20.00%) B2B
11 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (18.00%) Finance
11 9 (18.00%) Email Marketing
12 7 (14.00%) MySQL
12 7 (14.00%) Pay per click
12 7 (14.00%) Kinect
12 7 (14.00%) Mobile App
12 7 (14.00%) Raspberry Pi
13 6 (12.00%) Umbraco
13 6 (12.00%) Resource Management
13 6 (12.00%) PHP
14 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
14 5 (10.00%) Ajax
14 5 (10.00%) Time Management
14 5 (10.00%) Drupal
15 4 (8.00%) FMCG

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.00%) Umbraco
2 5 (10.00%) Drupal
3 4 (8.00%) CMS
4 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (60.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (46.00%) Marketing
2 9 (18.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) Advertising
4 3 (6.00%) Retail
5 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.00%) Publishing
6 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Communications Officer
2 8 (16.00%) Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Account Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Account Director
3 7 (14.00%) Digital Account Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Digital Account Director
4 6 (12.00%) Communications Manager
5 4 (8.00%) SEO Manager
5 4 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Marketing Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Copywriter
7 2 (4.00%) Social Media Executive
8 1 (2.00%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) HTML
2 13 (26.00%) CSS
3 5 (10.00%) Ajax
4 4 (8.00%) LAMP
5 2 (4.00%) XHTML
5 2 (4.00%) jQuery
5 2 (4.00%) HTML5
5 2 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (2.00%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.00%) Flash
6 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Social Media
2 17 (34.00%) Copywriting
3 7 (14.00%) Kinect
3 7 (14.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (14.00%) Raspberry Pi
4 4 (8.00%) FMCG
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.00%) Blog
5 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.00%) Social Network
6 1 (2.00%) User Experience
6 1 (2.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Analytics
2 24 (48.00%) Content Management
3 16 (32.00%) Project Management
3 16 (32.00%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.00%) B2B
6 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (18.00%) Email Marketing
7 7 (14.00%) Pay per click
8 6 (12.00%) Resource Management
9 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.00%) Time Management
10 4 (8.00%) OO PHP
10 4 (8.00%) Web Analytics
10 4 (8.00%) OO
11 3 (6.00%) B2C
11 3 (6.00%) Business Development
12 2 (4.00%) Web Design
12 2 (4.00%) Data Management
12 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.00%) PHP
3 2 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (6.00%) Omniture
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.00%) HP
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
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