Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 298 319
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21 -12
Permanent jobs citing SEO 68 57 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.52% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 53 57 57
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £27,100 £25,350 £22,950
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 10,890 10,910 12,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.75% 89.24% 89.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8,240 8,761 10,317
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +12 44 £50,000 +33.33% 11
Essex +34 14 £40,000 +14.29% 7
Bedfordshire +8 4 £33,500 -10.67% 3
Cambridgeshire -33 4 £38,850 +19.54% 3
Suffolk - 2 £41,250 - 1
SEO
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 40 (58.82%) CSS
1 40 (58.82%) Marketing
2 39 (57.35%) HTML
3 36 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 32 (47.06%) User Experience
5 27 (39.71%) jQuery
6 23 (33.82%) Front End Development
6 23 (33.82%) Analytics
7 19 (27.94%) Digital Marketing
7 19 (27.94%) Web Design
7 19 (27.94%) Retail
7 19 (27.94%) CMS
8 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (25.00%) Customer Insight
9 16 (23.53%) Google
9 16 (23.53%) Adobe
10 15 (22.06%) Google Analytics
11 13 (19.12%) PHP
11 13 (19.12%) Photoshop
12 12 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
12 12 (17.65%) Web Development
13 11 (16.18%) Degree
13 11 (16.18%) Legal
14 10 (14.71%) Project Management
14 10 (14.71%) .NET
14 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
14 10 (14.71%) Social Media
15 9 (13.24%) WordPress
16 8 (11.76%) ES6
16 8 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite

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 19 (27.94%) CMS
2 9 (13.24%) WordPress
3 7 (10.29%) Umbraco
4 5 (7.35%) Drupal
4 5 (7.35%) Joomla!
5 4 (5.88%) Zope
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Photoshop
2 12 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (7.35%) InDesign
5 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
7 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (1.47%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
1 1 (1.47%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.94%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MySQL
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.47%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.88%) webpack
2 2 (2.94%) Grunt
2 2 (2.94%) PostCSS
General
1 40 (58.82%) Marketing
2 19 (27.94%) Retail
3 11 (16.18%) Legal
4 6 (8.82%) Publishing
5 4 (5.88%) Finance
6 3 (4.41%) Advertising
6 3 (4.41%) Brand Awareness
6 3 (4.41%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (54.41%) Developer
2 22 (32.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (16.18%) Designer
3 11 (16.18%) Web Designer
4 10 (14.71%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Front End Web Designer
5 9 (13.24%) Web Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 7 (10.29%) Marketing Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Content Coordinator
8 4 (5.88%) Coordinator
8 4 (5.88%) Digital Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Digital Marketing Developer
8 4 (5.88%) UI Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Web Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Online Copywriter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (58.82%) CSS
2 39 (57.35%) HTML
3 27 (39.71%) jQuery
4 10 (14.71%) .NET
5 8 (11.76%) CSS3
5 8 (11.76%) HTML5
6 6 (8.82%) Sass
7 5 (7.35%) Ajax
7 5 (7.35%) LESS
8 4 (5.88%) Django
8 4 (5.88%) Flash
8 4 (5.88%) Laravel
8 4 (5.88%) XML
8 4 (5.88%) XSLT
9 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.41%) REST
9 3 (4.41%) SOAP
9 3 (4.41%) Symfony
9 3 (4.41%) Web Services
10 2 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (47.06%) User Experience
2 10 (14.71%) Social Media
3 6 (8.82%) Photography
4 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.88%) Blog
4 4 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.47%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Analytics
1 23 (33.82%) Front End Development
2 19 (27.94%) Digital Marketing
2 19 (27.94%) Web Design
3 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) Customer Insight
4 12 (17.65%) Web Development
5 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
5 10 (14.71%) Project Management
6 8 (11.76%) Marketing Strategy
7 7 (10.29%) Marketing Analytics
7 7 (10.29%) Pay per click
7 7 (10.29%) Validation
8 6 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.82%) Web Analytics
9 5 (7.35%) BDD
9 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 13 (19.12%) PHP
3 8 (11.76%) ES6
4 5 (7.35%) Python
5 4 (5.88%) C
6 3 (4.41%) C#
6 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.94%) SQL
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Adobe
1 16 (23.53%) Google
2 7 (10.29%) Pardot
3 6 (8.82%) Facebook
3 6 (8.82%) Twitter
4 3 (4.41%) Hootsuite
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
4 3 (4.41%) Screaming Frog
4 3 (4.41%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.47%) DoubleClick
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) Tableau