The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 119 78 107
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +29
Permanent jobs citing SEO 29 61 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.17% 2.88% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 3.73% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 44 37
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1961 1634 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.07% 77.11% 73.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1610 1237 1571
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SEO
East of England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -19 8 £24,750 -41.76%
Potters Bar - 6 £35,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -4 2 £26,000 -35.00%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £30,000 -
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Hertford - 1 £37,500 -
Abbots Langley - 1 £55,000 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 47 (70.15%) HTML
2 45 (67.16%) CSS
3 39 (58.21%) JavaScript
4 35 (52.24%) Marketing
5 30 (44.78%) HTML5
6 25 (37.31%) Social Media
7 23 (34.33%) CMS
8 22 (32.84%) Photoshop
9 21 (31.34%) CSS3
10 20 (29.85%) E-Commerce
11 19 (28.36%) .NET
11 19 (28.36%) Web Design
11 19 (28.36%) Analytics
12 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
13 17 (25.37%) Degree
14 15 (22.39%) Digital Marketing
15 14 (20.90%) jQuery
16 13 (19.40%) Pay per click
16 13 (19.40%) SQL
16 13 (19.40%) Ajax
16 13 (19.40%) Google
16 13 (19.40%) Adobe Illustrator
17 11 (16.42%) Project Management
18 10 (14.93%) Advertising
18 10 (14.93%) Google Analytics
18 10 (14.93%) Digital Media
19 9 (13.43%) Information Architecture
19 9 (13.43%) Node.js
19 9 (13.43%) Graphic Design
19 9 (13.43%) Semantic Web

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (34.33%) CMS
2 9 (13.43%) Node.js
3 8 (11.94%) Umbraco
4 7 (10.45%) WordPress
5 1 (1.49%) Drupal
5 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.49%) TeamSite
Applications
1 22 (32.84%) Photoshop
2 13 (19.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.49%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) InDesign
3 1 (1.49%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Google Analytics
2 8 (11.94%) WebTrends
3 5 (7.46%) Magento
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) DHCP
1 3 (4.48%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
General
1 35 (52.24%) Marketing
2 10 (14.93%) Advertising
3 8 (11.94%) Retail
4 6 (8.96%) Finance
5 5 (7.46%) Legal
6 4 (5.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (56.72%) Developer
2 28 (41.79%) Web Developer
3 17 (25.37%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Designer
5 9 (13.43%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Web Designer
6 5 (7.46%) Web Producer
7 3 (4.48%) IT Support
7 3 (4.48%) Web Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Architect
7 3 (4.48%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Web Manager
9 1 (1.49%) PPC Executive
9 1 (1.49%) Social Media Manager
9 1 (1.49%) UI Programmer
9 1 (1.49%) SEO Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (70.15%) HTML
2 45 (67.16%) CSS
3 30 (44.78%) HTML5
4 21 (31.34%) CSS3
5 19 (28.36%) .NET
6 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
7 14 (20.90%) jQuery
8 13 (19.40%) Ajax
9 4 (5.97%) XML
10 3 (4.48%) REST
10 3 (4.48%) JSON
10 3 (4.48%) XHTML
11 2 (2.99%) Flash
11 2 (2.99%) LESS
12 1 (1.49%) Sass
12 1 (1.49%) script.aculo.us
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) Social Media
2 10 (14.93%) Digital Media
3 9 (13.43%) Graphic Design
3 9 (13.43%) Semantic Web
4 5 (7.46%) Copywriting
5 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.99%) W3C
7 1 (1.49%) Open Source
7 1 (1.49%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) E-Commerce
2 19 (28.36%) Web Design
2 19 (28.36%) Analytics
3 15 (22.39%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (19.40%) Pay per click
5 11 (16.42%) Project Management
6 9 (13.43%) Information Architecture
7 8 (11.94%) Web Development
7 8 (11.94%) Marketing Analytics
7 8 (11.94%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (10.45%) Online Marketing
8 7 (10.45%) Web Analytics
9 5 (7.46%) Marketing Strategy
9 5 (7.46%) Content Management
10 4 (5.97%) Social Media Marketing
10 4 (5.97%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (4.48%) Progressive Enhancement
11 3 (4.48%) Multivariate Testing
11 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.99%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) JavaScript
2 13 (19.40%) SQL
3 9 (13.43%) VB.NET
4 8 (11.94%) PHP
5 4 (5.97%) PHP5
6 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) MCITP
2 3 (4.48%) MCSE
2 3 (4.48%) CCNA
2 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Google
2 8 (11.94%) Adobe
3 6 (8.96%) Facebook
4 5 (7.46%) Twitter
5 2 (2.99%) Omniture
6 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
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