The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for SEO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 244 212
Rank change year-on-year +29 -32  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 38 28 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.61% 0.38% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.43% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 37
Median salary £37,500 £33,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% +13.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £64,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,625
% change year-on-year - +10.67%  

SEO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5394 6539 6376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 87.23% 87.90% 84.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 5180 5085
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing SEO as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SEO in the East of England

SEO
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO in the East of England.

Salary trend for SEO in the East of England

SEO
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in the East of England

SEO
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +28 19 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Bedfordshire +28 8 £37,500 -42.74%
Cambridgeshire +16 8 £31,250 +0.80%
Essex +16 4 £40,000 - 4
Norfolk - 2 £26,250 - 1
SEO
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SEO.

1 53 (51.46%) Marketing
2 40 (38.83%) CMS
3 37 (35.92%) HTML
4 36 (34.95%) Web Development
5 32 (31.07%) JavaScript
6 30 (29.13%) CSS
6 30 (29.13%) Analytics
7 28 (27.18%) Google
8 27 (26.21%) E-Commerce
9 25 (24.27%) Finance
10 24 (23.30%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (22.33%) Google Analytics
12 22 (21.36%) WordPress
13 21 (20.39%) AngularJS
13 21 (20.39%) SQL
14 19 (18.45%) C#
14 19 (18.45%) MVC
15 18 (17.48%) .NET
15 18 (17.48%) Online Marketing
16 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET
17 15 (14.56%) Digital Marketing
17 15 (14.56%) Pay per click
17 15 (14.56%) Retail
17 15 (14.56%) Sass
18 14 (13.59%) Social Media
18 14 (13.59%) jQuery
18 14 (13.59%) Front End Development
18 14 (13.59%) PHP
19 13 (12.62%) Software Engineering

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (38.83%) CMS
2 22 (21.36%) WordPress
3 10 (9.71%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.88%) Drupal
5 2 (1.94%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.94%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.97%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.91%) MS Office
3 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.94%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.94%) InDesign
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.33%) Google Analytics
2 9 (8.74%) AdWords
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) DNS
2 2 (1.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) MySQL
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.88%) Big Data
3 4 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Git (software)
1 12 (11.65%) Selenium
2 10 (9.71%) Grunt
3 4 (3.88%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.94%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.97%) RSpec
5 1 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 53 (51.46%) Marketing
2 25 (24.27%) Finance
3 15 (14.56%) Retail
4 7 (6.80%) Advertising
5 3 (2.91%) Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (37.86%) Developer
2 16 (15.53%) C# Developer
3 14 (13.59%) SEO Manager
4 13 (12.62%) Marketing Manager
4 13 (12.62%) Web Developer
5 10 (9.71%) C# Programmer
5 10 (9.71%) Programmer
6 7 (6.80%) Account Manager
6 7 (6.80%) Angular Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 7 (6.80%) SEO Account Manager
7 4 (3.88%) .NET Developer
7 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (3.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (3.88%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (3.88%) IT Manager
7 4 (3.88%) PHP Developer
7 4 (3.88%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.88%) SQL Developer
7 4 (3.88%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.92%) HTML
2 30 (29.13%) CSS
3 21 (20.39%) AngularJS
4 18 (17.48%) .NET
5 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET
5 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (14.56%) Sass
7 14 (13.59%) jQuery
8 13 (12.62%) HTML5
9 12 (11.65%) CSS3
10 10 (9.71%) SignalR
10 10 (9.71%) WebSockets
11 9 (8.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (6.80%) JSON
12 7 (6.80%) React
12 7 (6.80%) RESTful
12 7 (6.80%) XML
13 5 (4.85%) Web Services
14 4 (3.88%) Ajax
14 4 (3.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.30%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.59%) Social Media
3 11 (10.68%) User Experience
4 10 (9.71%) Spread Betting
5 9 (8.74%) Blog
6 5 (4.85%) W3C
7 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.94%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.74%) Linux
2 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.95%) Web Development
2 30 (29.13%) Analytics
3 27 (26.21%) E-Commerce
4 19 (18.45%) MVC
5 18 (17.48%) Online Marketing
6 15 (14.56%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (14.56%) Pay per click
7 14 (13.59%) Front End Development
8 13 (12.62%) Software Engineering
9 12 (11.65%) Content Management
9 12 (11.65%) Open Source
10 11 (10.68%) TDD
11 10 (9.71%) Load Testing
11 10 (9.71%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (9.71%) Web Design
11 10 (9.71%) Web Testing
12 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (7.77%) Marketing Strategy
13 8 (7.77%) Wireframes
14 7 (6.80%) Content Marketing
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.07%) JavaScript
2 21 (20.39%) SQL
3 19 (18.45%) C#
4 14 (13.59%) PHP
5 10 (9.71%) Python
5 10 (9.71%) TypeScript
6 8 (7.77%) Java
7 2 (1.94%) C++
7 2 (1.94%) Ruby
7 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (1.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) QA
1 2 (1.94%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.97%) cPanel
1 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (27.18%) Google
2 7 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.83%) Adobe
3 6 (5.83%) Facebook
4 4 (3.88%) Twitter
5 3 (2.91%) Zend
6 2 (1.94%) Kenshoo
6 2 (1.94%) Marin
7 1 (0.97%) Citrix
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