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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 95 81 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -23
Permanent jobs citing SEO 16 11 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.29% 0.95% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.29% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 40
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £44,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
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
1026 851 1168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 82.88% 73.81% 80.33%
Number of salaries quoted 900 734 975
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 £30,050 £29,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 - 5 £52,500 -
Worthing -12 4 £27,500 -45.00%
Crawley +8 1 - -
Haywards Heath -16 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (72.73%) Analytics
2 27 (61.36%) Marketing
3 20 (45.45%) Pay per click
4 19 (43.18%) Google
5 18 (40.91%) Google Analytics
6 17 (38.64%) E-Commerce
7 16 (36.36%) SQL
8 13 (29.55%) Social Media
9 12 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (25.00%) CMS
10 11 (25.00%) Blog
11 10 (22.73%) Web Design
11 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (20.45%) Content Management
12 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
12 9 (20.45%) HTML
13 8 (18.18%) PHP
13 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
13 8 (18.18%) Online Marketing
14 7 (15.91%) jQuery
15 6 (13.64%) Email Marketing
15 6 (13.64%) Open Source
15 6 (13.64%) Web Analytics
15 6 (13.64%) Java
15 6 (13.64%) CSS
15 6 (13.64%) XML
16 5 (11.36%) Dreamweaver
16 5 (11.36%) Adobe
16 5 (11.36%) .NET
16 5 (11.36%) Photoshop

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (25.00%) CMS
2 5 (11.36%) Joomla!
2 5 (11.36%) Drupal
2 5 (11.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.55%) WebTrends
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (2.27%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQLite
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (9.09%) Subversion
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) PHPUnit
General
1 27 (61.36%) Marketing
2 3 (6.82%) Games
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) PPC Specialist
3 8 (18.18%) PPC Manager
3 8 (18.18%) PPC Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) PPC Executive
4 6 (13.64%) Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Web Designer
5 5 (11.36%) Designer
5 5 (11.36%) SEO Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Digital Producer
6 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Junior Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Junior Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Junior Web Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Web Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Junior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Junior
7 2 (4.55%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) HTML
2 7 (15.91%) jQuery
3 6 (13.64%) CSS
3 6 (13.64%) XML
4 5 (11.36%) .NET
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.27%) Symfony
6 1 (2.27%) XHTML
6 1 (2.27%) Ajax
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.27%) SOAP
6 1 (2.27%) HTML5
6 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Social Media
2 11 (25.00%) Blog
3 6 (13.64%) Open Source
4 3 (6.82%) Copywriting
5 2 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
1 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Analytics
2 20 (45.45%) Pay per click
3 17 (38.64%) E-Commerce
4 12 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (22.73%) Web Design
5 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.45%) Content Management
7 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 8 (18.18%) Online Marketing
8 6 (13.64%) Email Marketing
8 6 (13.64%) Web Analytics
9 5 (11.36%) Multivariate Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Web Development
11 3 (6.82%) Search Engine Marketing
11 3 (6.82%) Project Management
11 3 (6.82%) Web Marketing
12 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.55%) Marketing Strategy
12 2 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (4.55%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.18%) PHP
4 6 (13.64%) Java
5 5 (11.36%) C
6 4 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (6.82%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (2.27%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Google
2 5 (11.36%) Adobe
3 2 (4.55%) Hitwise
4 1 (2.27%) Facebook
4 1 (2.27%) Twitter
4 1 (2.27%) Sun
4 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.27%) Omniture
4 1 (2.27%) Zend
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago