The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 19 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 3.28% 4.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 5.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
SEO
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
57 80 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 93.44% 86.96% 59.68%
Number of salaries quoted 24 53 32
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

SEO
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

SEO Salary Trend in Sussex

SEO
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) E-business
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Omniture
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) CMS

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Webmaster
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) E-business
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Omniture