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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 212 248
Rank change year-on-year -26 +36  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 17 43 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.63% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.72% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 32
Median salary £28,750 £32,500 £34,066
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.53% -4.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £24,950 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,750 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,250 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.30% -  

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 5373 5963 7096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 88.11% 87.70% 86.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4336 4996 5808
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Essex -2 8 £26,000 -25.71% 3
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £32,500 +18.18%
Hertfordshire -15 4 £22,500 -52.63% 3
SEO
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 30 (52.63%) Marketing
2 19 (33.33%) HTML
3 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.07%) CSS
3 16 (28.07%) E-Commerce
4 15 (26.32%) Web Development
4 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (22.81%) Online Marketing
6 12 (21.05%) Google
6 12 (21.05%) SQL
7 11 (19.30%) CMS
7 11 (19.30%) User Experience
7 11 (19.30%) Analytics
8 9 (15.79%) Retail
8 9 (15.79%) Google Analytics
9 8 (14.04%) C#
9 8 (14.04%) AdWords
10 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
10 7 (12.28%) Java
10 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.28%) .NET
10 7 (12.28%) Finance
10 7 (12.28%) MVC
10 7 (12.28%) HTML5
10 7 (12.28%) Content Management
10 7 (12.28%) Pay per click
11 6 (10.53%) Open Source
11 6 (10.53%) WordPress
11 6 (10.53%) PHP
11 6 (10.53%) Python

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 11 (19.30%) CMS
2 6 (10.53%) WordPress
3 3 (5.26%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.51%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.51%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
1 1 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Google Analytics
2 8 (14.04%) AdWords
3 5 (8.77%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Grunt
2 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) RSpec
4 1 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 30 (52.63%) Marketing
2 9 (15.79%) Retail
3 7 (12.28%) Finance
4 4 (7.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Developer
2 6 (10.53%) SEO Manager
3 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Communications Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Digital Communications Manager
4 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (7.02%) IT Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.26%) C# Programmer
5 3 (5.26%) Database Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Designer
5 3 (5.26%) HTML Coder
5 3 (5.26%) HTML CSS Coder
5 3 (5.26%) Marketing Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Paid Search Executive
5 3 (5.26%) PPC Executive
5 3 (5.26%) Programmer
5 3 (5.26%) Web Designer
5 3 (5.26%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) HTML
2 16 (28.07%) CSS
3 7 (12.28%) .NET
3 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
3 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.28%) HTML5
4 6 (10.53%) CSS3
5 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (8.77%) jQuery
6 4 (7.02%) Node.js
6 4 (7.02%) Sass
6 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (5.26%) RESTful
7 3 (5.26%) SignalR
7 3 (5.26%) WebSockets
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (3.51%) Lucene
8 2 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (19.30%) User Experience
3 5 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (8.77%) W3C
4 4 (7.02%) Social Media
5 3 (5.26%) Spread Betting
6 2 (3.51%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.75%) Blog
7 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) E-Commerce
2 15 (26.32%) Web Development
3 13 (22.81%) Online Marketing
4 11 (19.30%) Analytics
5 7 (12.28%) Content Management
5 7 (12.28%) MVC
5 7 (12.28%) Pay per click
6 6 (10.53%) Open Source
7 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.02%) B2B
7 4 (7.02%) B2B Marketing
7 4 (7.02%) Copywriting
7 4 (7.02%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.02%) Front End Development
7 4 (7.02%) Lead Generation
7 4 (7.02%) Marketing Strategy
7 4 (7.02%) Product Management
7 4 (7.02%) Project Management
7 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
2 12 (21.05%) SQL
3 8 (14.04%) C#
4 7 (12.28%) Java
5 6 (10.53%) PHP
5 6 (10.53%) Python
6 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.75%) ES6
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
1 2 (3.51%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.75%) cPanel
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Google
2 4 (7.02%) Facebook
3 2 (3.51%) Kenshoo
3 2 (3.51%) Marin
3 2 (3.51%) Twitter
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) Citrix
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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