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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 11 14
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex - 7.55% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.16% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
34 49 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 97.14% 92.45% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 34
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Omniture
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) E-business
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Web Content Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Blog
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) E-business
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Omniture