The first table below looks at the demand for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 87 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing SEO 18 15 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.36% 1.17% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.59% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 27
Average salary £32,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.85% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,600 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1105 946 1144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 83.46% 73.79% 81.37%
Number of salaries quoted 979 782 941
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SEO
South East

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

SEO
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

SEO Salary Trend in West Sussex

SEO
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in West Sussex

SEO
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Gatwick - 7 £50,000 -
Crawley +15 2 £31,500 +40.00%
Worthing -10 2 £27,000 -46.00%
Haywards Heath -8 1 £32,500 -3.70% 1
East Grinstead - 1 £47,500 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 40 (74.07%) Analytics
2 36 (66.67%) Marketing
3 22 (40.74%) E-Commerce
4 21 (38.89%) SQL
4 21 (38.89%) Google
5 20 (37.04%) Google Analytics
6 19 (35.19%) Social Media
6 19 (35.19%) Pay per click
7 17 (31.48%) CMS
8 15 (27.78%) Content Management
9 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (22.22%) Blog
9 12 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (18.52%) Online Marketing
10 10 (18.52%) Web Design
11 9 (16.67%) HTML
11 9 (16.67%) Email Marketing
12 8 (14.81%) Multivariate Testing
12 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
13 7 (12.96%) PHP
13 7 (12.96%) Data Analysis
14 6 (11.11%) Open Source
14 6 (11.11%) Copywriting
14 6 (11.11%) jQuery
14 6 (11.11%) CSS
14 6 (11.11%) XML
14 6 (11.11%) Java
14 6 (11.11%) Project Management
15 5 (9.26%) Dreamweaver
15 5 (9.26%) Adobe

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 17 (31.48%) CMS
2 5 (9.26%) Joomla!
2 5 (9.26%) WordPress
2 5 (9.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.70%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQLite
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (7.41%) Subversion
3 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Analyst
2 18 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) PPC Specialist
3 7 (12.96%) PPC Manager
3 7 (12.96%) PPC Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) PPC Executive
4 6 (11.11%) SEO Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Digital Producer
4 6 (11.11%) Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Web Designer
5 5 (9.26%) Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Junior
6 3 (5.56%) Junior Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Junior Web Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Junior Designer
6 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Web Analytics Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) HTML
2 6 (11.11%) jQuery
2 6 (11.11%) CSS
2 6 (11.11%) XML
3 4 (7.41%) .NET
4 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.85%) XHTML
5 1 (1.85%) SOAP
5 1 (1.85%) Ajax
5 1 (1.85%) REST
5 1 (1.85%) HTML5
5 1 (1.85%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Social Media
2 12 (22.22%) Blog
3 6 (11.11%) Open Source
3 6 (11.11%) Copywriting
4 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (74.07%) Analytics
2 22 (40.74%) E-Commerce
3 19 (35.19%) Pay per click
4 15 (27.78%) Content Management
5 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (18.52%) Online Marketing
6 10 (18.52%) Web Design
7 9 (16.67%) Email Marketing
8 8 (14.81%) Multivariate Testing
9 7 (12.96%) Data Analysis
10 6 (11.11%) Project Management
11 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.41%) Web Development
11 4 (7.41%) Web Analytics
11 4 (7.41%) Mobile Commerce
12 3 (5.56%) Web Marketing
12 3 (5.56%) Search Engine Marketing
13 2 (3.70%) Marketing Strategy
13 2 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.96%) PHP
4 6 (11.11%) Java
5 5 (9.26%) C
6 3 (5.56%) C#
6 3 (5.56%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Google
2 5 (9.26%) Adobe
3 2 (3.70%) Hitwise
4 1 (1.85%) Sun
4 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Zend
4 1 (1.85%) Facebook
4 1 (1.85%) Twitter
Haywards Heath
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Mecmesin
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Mecmesin
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Burgess Hill
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago