The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 66 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.42% - 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% - 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Median salary £22,750 - £22,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
SEO
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 679 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 82.32% 89.58% 86.35%
Number of salaries quoted 464 601 574
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SEO
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the North East region.

SEO Salary Trend in the North East

SEO
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 2 £22,500 -
Durham - 1 £23,000 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for SEO.

1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) Front End Development
3 4 (57.14%) Secure Coding
3 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) nopCommerce
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Umbraco
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) Web Design
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Marketing
5 2 (28.57%) Zend
5 2 (28.57%) WordPress
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Umbraco
2 2 (28.57%) WordPress
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal
3 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) nopCommerce
2 1 (14.29%) Magento
2 1 (14.29%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) AdWords
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) gulp
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Junior
2 4 (57.14%) Junior Developer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Junior .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (14.29%) SEO Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Laravel
4 1 (14.29%) Sphinx
4 1 (14.29%) Symfony
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Front End Development
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) Secure Coding
3 4 (57.14%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) B2C
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Link Building
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Pay per click
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Zend
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sage