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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 65
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
606 552 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 76.90% 75.41% 75.94%
Number of salaries quoted 500 465 462
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,250 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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