The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 59 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.88% 0.18% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.21% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 11
Average salary £18,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
344 468 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 75.94% 82.98% 71.87%
Number of salaries quoted 277 428 400
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SEO
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

SEO Salary Trend in Suffolk

SEO
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Ipswich +1 3 £18,000 -40.00%
Newmarket - 1 - -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Pay per click
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) SEO Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Pay per click
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google