Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 278 294 268
Rank change year-on-year +16 -26 +68
Permanent jobs citing SEO 41 57 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.43% 0.48% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.52% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 78
East of England median annual salary £47,722 £29,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.41% -15.00% -4.11%
10th Percentile £34,900 £22,000 £25,450
90th Percentile £65,250 £49,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +4.17%

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 8,513 10,860 11,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.90% 90.90% 90.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6,336 8,835 9,190
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +12 28 £50,000 +69.49% 5
Cambridgeshire +32 9 £37,700 +42.53% 1
Norfolk - 3 £47,722 -
Essex +17 1 £50,000 +14.29%
SEO
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 17 (41.46%) Marketing
2 16 (39.02%) Retail
2 16 (39.02%) HTML
3 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 14 (34.15%) User Experience
4 12 (29.27%) CSS
4 12 (29.27%) B2C
5 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (24.39%) Pay per click
6 10 (24.39%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (21.95%) Sass
8 8 (19.51%) Google
8 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (19.51%) B2B
9 7 (17.07%) CMS
9 7 (17.07%) TDD
9 7 (17.07%) Web Development
9 7 (17.07%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (17.07%) BDD
9 7 (17.07%) ES6
9 7 (17.07%) Analytics
9 7 (17.07%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (14.63%) Marketing Automation
10 6 (14.63%) Email Marketing
10 6 (14.63%) LESS
10 6 (14.63%) Project Management
10 6 (14.63%) CRM
11 5 (12.20%) Finance
11 5 (12.20%) Advertising
11 5 (12.20%) Statistics

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 7 (17.07%) CMS
2 3 (7.32%) WordPress
3 2 (4.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) GIMP
1 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) AdWords
1 5 (12.20%) Google Analytics
1 5 (12.20%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.76%) PostCSS
1 4 (9.76%) webpack
General
1 17 (41.46%) Marketing
2 16 (39.02%) Retail
3 5 (12.20%) Advertising
3 5 (12.20%) Finance
4 3 (7.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (14.63%) Marketing Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Product Owner
3 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.32%) HTML Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (7.32%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.88%) CMS Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Development Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.88%) Head of Development
6 2 (4.88%) Head of Marketing
6 2 (4.88%) Head of Web Development
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.88%) SEO Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Web Development Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) HTML
2 12 (29.27%) CSS
3 9 (21.95%) Sass
4 6 (14.63%) LESS
5 5 (12.20%) jQuery
6 3 (7.32%) Ajax
7 2 (4.88%) .NET
7 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.88%) CSS3
7 2 (4.88%) HTML5
7 2 (4.88%) WebCenter
8 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) User Experience
2 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) B2C
2 10 (24.39%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (24.39%) Pay per click
3 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.51%) B2B
4 7 (17.07%) Analytics
4 7 (17.07%) BDD
4 7 (17.07%) Creative Thinking
4 7 (17.07%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (17.07%) TDD
4 7 (17.07%) Web Development
5 6 (14.63%) CRM
5 6 (14.63%) Email Marketing
5 6 (14.63%) Marketing Automation
5 6 (14.63%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (12.20%) Product Marketing
6 5 (12.20%) Statistics
7 4 (9.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.07%) ES6
3 3 (7.32%) C
4 2 (4.88%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) CIPFA
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) GDPR
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Google
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle