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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 130 97 146
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +49
Permanent jobs citing SEO 12 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.52% 1.79% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 2.38% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 18
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,800 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
1841 1511 2223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.29% 75.17% 76.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1208 1762
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 6 £21,500 -8.51%
Abbots Langley - 1 £55,000 -
Hertford - 1 £37,500 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (59.65%) HTML
1 34 (59.65%) CSS
2 33 (57.89%) Marketing
3 32 (56.14%) JavaScript
4 29 (50.88%) HTML5
5 22 (38.60%) CMS
6 21 (36.84%) E-Commerce
7 20 (35.09%) Social Media
7 20 (35.09%) CSS3
8 19 (33.33%) Analytics
9 17 (29.82%) Photoshop
10 16 (28.07%) Digital Marketing
11 15 (26.32%) Degree
12 14 (24.56%) jQuery
13 13 (22.81%) User Experience
13 13 (22.81%) Adobe Illustrator
13 13 (22.81%) Web Design
13 13 (22.81%) Google
14 12 (21.05%) Ajax
14 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
14 12 (21.05%) .NET
15 11 (19.30%) Project Management
16 10 (17.54%) Retail
16 10 (17.54%) Advertising
16 10 (17.54%) Digital Media
16 10 (17.54%) Google Analytics
17 8 (14.04%) WebTrends
17 8 (14.04%) Umbraco
17 8 (14.04%) Semantic Web
17 8 (14.04%) Node.js

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 22 (38.60%) CMS
2 8 (14.04%) Umbraco
2 8 (14.04%) Node.js
3 7 (12.28%) WordPress
4 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.75%) Drupal
4 1 (1.75%) TeamSite
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Photoshop
2 13 (22.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.75%) InDesign
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Google Analytics
2 8 (14.04%) WebTrends
3 4 (7.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) DHCP
1 3 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
General
1 33 (57.89%) Marketing
2 10 (17.54%) Retail
2 10 (17.54%) Advertising
3 6 (10.53%) Finance
4 4 (7.02%) Legal
4 4 (7.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Developer
2 22 (38.60%) Web Developer
3 16 (28.07%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Designer
5 9 (15.79%) Web Designer
5 9 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (5.26%) IT Support
7 3 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Web Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Web Producer
8 2 (3.51%) SEO Specialist
8 2 (3.51%) SEO Executive
9 1 (1.75%) PPC Specialist
9 1 (1.75%) Copywriter
9 1 (1.75%) Digital Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (59.65%) HTML
1 34 (59.65%) CSS
2 29 (50.88%) HTML5
3 20 (35.09%) CSS3
4 14 (24.56%) jQuery
5 12 (21.05%) Ajax
5 12 (21.05%) .NET
5 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.02%) XML
7 3 (5.26%) JSON
7 3 (5.26%) XHTML
7 3 (5.26%) REST
8 2 (3.51%) LESS
8 2 (3.51%) Flash
9 1 (1.75%) script.aculo.us
9 1 (1.75%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Social Media
2 13 (22.81%) User Experience
3 10 (17.54%) Digital Media
4 8 (14.04%) Semantic Web
4 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.26%) Graphic Design
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.51%) W3C
7 1 (1.75%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.75%) Blog
7 1 (1.75%) RIA
7 1 (1.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) E-Commerce
2 19 (33.33%) Analytics
3 16 (28.07%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (22.81%) Web Design
5 11 (19.30%) Project Management
6 8 (14.04%) Marketing Analytics
6 8 (14.04%) Information Architecture
6 8 (14.04%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.53%) Web Analytics
8 6 (10.53%) Pay per click
8 6 (10.53%) Line Management
8 6 (10.53%) Marketing Strategy
9 5 (8.77%) Web Development
10 4 (7.02%) Content Management
10 4 (7.02%) Social Media Marketing
10 4 (7.02%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (5.26%) Online Marketing
11 3 (5.26%) Progressive Enhancement
11 3 (5.26%) Link Building
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.28%) PHP
3 6 (10.53%) SQL
4 4 (7.02%) PHP5
5 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) MCSE
2 3 (5.26%) CCNA
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Google
2 6 (10.53%) Facebook
3 5 (8.77%) Twitter
3 5 (8.77%) Adobe
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Omniture
6 1 (1.75%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago