Period
to 14 August 2018

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 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 318 303
Rank change year-on-year +56 -15 +25
Permanent jobs citing SEO 79 54 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.69% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.49% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 65 45 56
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £26,550 £21,700 £22,875
90th Percentile £59,500 £61,250 £49,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

SEO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,397 10,936 12,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 90.27% 90.13% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7,615 8,763 10,152
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SEO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +23 50 £50,000 +100.00% 7
Essex +30 13 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £37,700 +7.71% 5
Bedfordshire +10 4 £33,500 +0.75%
Norfolk - 4 £30,000 - 9
Suffolk - 3 £32,500 - 1
SEO
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SEO.

1 52 (65.82%) CSS
2 48 (60.76%) JavaScript
3 42 (53.16%) User Experience
4 41 (51.90%) HTML
5 39 (49.37%) Marketing
6 31 (39.24%) jQuery
7 30 (37.97%) Retail
8 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (29.11%) Front End Development
10 21 (26.58%) CMS
11 20 (25.32%) Digital Marketing
11 20 (25.32%) Analytics
12 19 (24.05%) Web Design
12 19 (24.05%) Adobe
13 18 (22.78%) Sass
14 17 (21.52%) ES6
15 16 (20.25%) Customer Insight
15 16 (20.25%) PHP
15 16 (20.25%) Photoshop
15 16 (20.25%) Web Development
16 14 (17.72%) Google
16 14 (17.72%) TDD
16 14 (17.72%) BDD
16 14 (17.72%) Wireframes
17 13 (16.46%) Google Analytics
17 13 (16.46%) Degree
17 13 (16.46%) E-Commerce
17 13 (16.46%) Adobe Illustrator
18 12 (15.19%) WordPress
18 12 (15.19%) User Stories

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 21 (26.58%) CMS
2 12 (15.19%) WordPress
3 7 (8.86%) Umbraco
4 6 (7.59%) Drupal
4 6 (7.59%) Joomla!
5 4 (5.06%) Zope
6 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Photoshop
2 13 (16.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (10.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (7.59%) InDesign
5 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
7 2 (2.53%) GIMP
8 1 (1.27%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Magento
2 1 (1.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.27%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.27%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.27%) BigQuery
2 1 (1.27%) Power BI
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.06%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (5.06%) webpack
3 2 (2.53%) Grunt
3 2 (2.53%) PostCSS
4 1 (1.27%) JIRA
4 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (49.37%) Marketing
2 30 (37.97%) Retail
3 11 (13.92%) Legal
4 6 (7.59%) Publishing
5 5 (6.33%) Advertising
6 4 (5.06%) Finance
7 3 (3.80%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (3.80%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (63.29%) Developer
2 25 (31.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (17.72%) UI Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Web Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Designer
5 11 (13.92%) Web Designer
6 9 (11.39%) Front End Web Designer
7 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 6 (7.59%) Marketing Manager
9 5 (6.33%) Digital Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Digital Marketing Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Administrator
10 4 (5.06%) Content Coordinator
10 4 (5.06%) Coordinator
10 4 (5.06%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (5.06%) HTML Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Marketing Executive
10 4 (5.06%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (65.82%) CSS
2 41 (51.90%) HTML
3 31 (39.24%) jQuery
4 18 (22.78%) Sass
5 8 (10.13%) .NET
5 8 (10.13%) CSS3
5 8 (10.13%) HTML5
6 7 (8.86%) LESS
7 6 (7.59%) Ajax
8 5 (6.33%) Laravel
9 4 (5.06%) Django
9 4 (5.06%) Flash
9 4 (5.06%) Symfony
9 4 (5.06%) XML
9 4 (5.06%) XSLT
10 2 (2.53%) LAMP
10 2 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.53%) WebCenter
11 1 (1.27%) React
11 1 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (53.16%) User Experience
2 9 (11.39%) Social Media
3 6 (7.59%) Photography
4 4 (5.06%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Blog
5 3 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.27%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.11%) Front End Development
3 20 (25.32%) Analytics
3 20 (25.32%) Digital Marketing
4 19 (24.05%) Web Design
5 16 (20.25%) Customer Insight
5 16 (20.25%) Web Development
6 14 (17.72%) BDD
6 14 (17.72%) TDD
6 14 (17.72%) Wireframes
7 13 (16.46%) E-Commerce
8 12 (15.19%) User Stories
9 10 (12.66%) Project Management
10 9 (11.39%) Marketing Strategy
11 8 (10.13%) Pay per click
12 7 (8.86%) Marketing Analytics
12 7 (8.86%) Validation
13 6 (7.59%) Risk Management
14 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (6.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 48 (60.76%) JavaScript
2 17 (21.52%) ES6
3 16 (20.25%) PHP
4 5 (6.33%) Python
5 4 (5.06%) C
6 3 (3.80%) SQL
7 1 (1.27%) C#
7 1 (1.27%) Java
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
7 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Adobe
2 14 (17.72%) Google
3 7 (8.86%) Pardot
4 5 (6.33%) Facebook
4 5 (6.33%) Twitter
5 3 (3.80%) Hootsuite
5 3 (3.80%) SAP
5 3 (3.80%) Screaming Frog
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle
7 1 (1.27%) Demandware
7 1 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.27%) Tableau
7 1 (1.27%) Xamarin