Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 300 300
Rank change year-on-year +44 0 +24
Permanent jobs citing SEO 66 59 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.62% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.56% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 57 51 63
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £29,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.07% -15.71% -4.11%
10th Percentile £26,700 £21,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £59,250 £46,250 £60,500
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 9,495 10,527 11,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.51% 89.94% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7,092 8,580 9,870
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £69,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -2 33 £50,000 +100.00% 10
Cambridgeshire +18 13 £37,700 +22.60% 4
Essex +28 11 £40,000 +25.98% 3
Bedfordshire +5 4 £33,500 +11.67%
Norfolk - 4 £30,000 - 2
Suffolk +6 1 £26,500 -7.02% 3
SEO
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 41 (62.12%) CSS
2 38 (57.58%) JavaScript
3 35 (53.03%) HTML
4 33 (50.00%) User Experience
5 32 (48.48%) Retail
6 29 (43.94%) Marketing
7 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (36.36%) jQuery
9 20 (30.30%) Digital Marketing
10 18 (27.27%) CMS
10 18 (27.27%) Sass
11 17 (25.76%) Analytics
11 17 (25.76%) ES6
11 17 (25.76%) Adobe
12 16 (24.24%) Photoshop
12 16 (24.24%) Google
13 15 (22.73%) Google Analytics
13 15 (22.73%) Project Management
13 15 (22.73%) Front End Development
14 14 (21.21%) TDD
14 14 (21.21%) BDD
15 13 (19.70%) Web Development
15 13 (19.70%) Degree
15 13 (19.70%) PHP
15 13 (19.70%) Adobe Illustrator
15 13 (19.70%) Wireframes
16 12 (18.18%) User Stories
16 12 (18.18%) Web Design
17 11 (16.67%) Legal
17 11 (16.67%) Pay per click

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 18 (27.27%) CMS
2 11 (16.67%) WordPress
3 7 (10.61%) Umbraco
4 6 (9.09%) Drupal
4 6 (9.09%) Joomla!
5 4 (6.06%) Zope
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Photoshop
2 13 (19.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (12.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (9.09%) InDesign
5 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
6 2 (3.03%) GIMP
7 1 (1.52%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) Google Analytics
2 6 (9.09%) Google Tag Manager
3 5 (7.58%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.06%) webpack
2 2 (3.03%) Grunt
2 2 (3.03%) PostCSS
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (48.48%) Retail
2 29 (43.94%) Marketing
3 11 (16.67%) Legal
4 8 (12.12%) Advertising
5 6 (9.09%) Publishing
6 4 (6.06%) Finance
7 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (60.61%) Developer
2 18 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (21.21%) UI Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Marketing Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Coordinator
7 5 (7.58%) Designer
7 5 (7.58%) Digital Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Digital Marketing Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Web Designer
8 4 (6.06%) Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (6.06%) HTML Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Web Administrator
9 3 (4.55%) Digital Marketing Executive
9 3 (4.55%) Marketing Executive
9 3 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (62.12%) CSS
2 35 (53.03%) HTML
3 24 (36.36%) jQuery
4 18 (27.27%) Sass
5 7 (10.61%) .NET
5 7 (10.61%) CSS3
5 7 (10.61%) LESS
6 6 (9.09%) HTML5
7 5 (7.58%) Ajax
8 4 (6.06%) Django
8 4 (6.06%) Flash
8 4 (6.06%) Laravel
8 4 (6.06%) XML
8 4 (6.06%) XSLT
9 3 (4.55%) Symfony
10 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (3.03%) WebCenter
11 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.52%) React
11 1 (1.52%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (50.00%) User Experience
2 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Photography
3 6 (9.09%) Social Media
4 4 (6.06%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.52%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.52%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.52%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.30%) Digital Marketing
3 17 (25.76%) Analytics
4 15 (22.73%) Front End Development
4 15 (22.73%) Project Management
5 14 (21.21%) BDD
5 14 (21.21%) TDD
6 13 (19.70%) Web Development
6 13 (19.70%) Wireframes
7 12 (18.18%) User Stories
7 12 (18.18%) Web Design
8 11 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
8 11 (16.67%) Pay per click
9 10 (15.15%) Customer Insight
10 8 (12.12%) CRM
10 8 (12.12%) Email Marketing
11 7 (10.61%) B2B
11 7 (10.61%) Marketing Analytics
11 7 (10.61%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (10.61%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 17 (25.76%) ES6
3 13 (19.70%) PHP
4 5 (7.58%) C
5 4 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) SQL
7 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) GDPR
2 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Adobe
2 16 (24.24%) Google
3 6 (9.09%) Pardot
4 3 (4.55%) SAP
4 3 (4.55%) Screaming Frog
5 2 (3.03%) Facebook
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) Twitter
6 1 (1.52%) Demandware
6 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com