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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 92 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing SEO 14 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.09% 1.32% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.58% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 11
Average salary £32,750 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.93% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
1084 1011 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 84.42% 83.55% 76.72%
Number of salaries quoted 943 888 748
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 28 August 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
Gatwick -4 6 £26,000 -48.00%
Crawley -4 1 - -
Steyning - 1 £40,000 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (50.00%) CSS
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) Marketing
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) CRM
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) VB
5 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (25.00%) Google
5 5 (25.00%) Pay per click
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (25.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) User Experience
6 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) CMS
6 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
6 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) OO
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (15.00%) Email Marketing
7 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.00%) Sass

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (10.00%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.00%) gulp
General
1 8 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Planner
3 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Project Leader
3 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Website Manager
3 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) CSS
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) Sass
6 2 (10.00%) CSS3
6 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.00%) RESTful
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) XHTML
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) LESS
7 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Social Media
3 2 (10.00%) W3C
4 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (5.00%) Photography
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Pay per click
2 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) Email Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Online Marketing
6 1 (5.00%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) VB
2 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) HNC
2 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Autodesk
3 1 (5.00%) Zend
3 1 (5.00%) EPiServer