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 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 - 71 69
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.29%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
661 606 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.10% 73.45% 83.68%
Number of salaries quoted 544 437 482
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago