The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 98 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Permanent jobs citing SEO 5 41 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.40% 2.95% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 3.73% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 40 36
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £47,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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 West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1064 1099 1122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 85.39% 79.01% 77.11%
Number of salaries quoted 920 959 925
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
Worthing +3 2 £34,000 +36.00%
Gatwick +1 1 - -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) Marketing
2 7 (53.85%) Pay per click
2 7 (53.85%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
5 4 (30.77%) Google
5 4 (30.77%) Google Analytics
5 4 (30.77%) Social Media
5 4 (30.77%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Magento
6 3 (23.08%) CMS
6 3 (23.08%) Games
6 3 (23.08%) Content Management
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) Adobe
7 2 (15.38%) Back Office
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Advertising
7 2 (15.38%) Publishing
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA
7 2 (15.38%) Shopify
7 2 (15.38%) CubeCart
7 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Google Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Magento
3 2 (15.38%) Shopify
3 2 (15.38%) CubeCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Sage Pay
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 9 (69.23%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Games
3 2 (15.38%) Back Office
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Advertising
3 2 (15.38%) Publishing
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Digital Planner
2 2 (15.38%) SEO Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Webmaster
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Magento Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) XHTML
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) Sass
4 1 (7.69%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Pay per click
1 7 (53.85%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Content Management
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Email Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Online Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) PayPal
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Omniture