The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 369 314
Rank change year-on-year -18 -55  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 637 748 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.82% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.92% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 531 632 773
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,500 £60,000
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74281 81140 91281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.70% 88.99% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 60243 68634 75471
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

SEO
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO in England.

Salary trend for SEO in England

SEO
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in England

SEO
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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
London -26 258 £42,500 -2.29% 69
South East +32 121 £32,500 -7.14% 28
Yorkshire +56 85 £30,750 +2.50% 10
North West -23 63 £38,500 +28.33% 12
West Midlands -27 42 £27,500 +10.00% 8
East Midlands +34 27 £37,500 +15.38% 11
South West -20 22 £30,000 -7.69% 5
East of England -19 17 £28,750 -11.53% 8
North East +15 2 £29,500 +18.00% 2
SEO
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for SEO.

1 688 (55.48%) Marketing
2 637 (51.37%) HTML
3 571 (46.05%) CSS
4 529 (42.66%) JavaScript
5 418 (33.71%) Analytics
6 324 (26.13%) Digital Marketing
7 323 (26.05%) E-Commerce
8 314 (25.32%) Web Development
9 309 (24.92%) User Experience
10 291 (23.47%) jQuery
11 289 (23.31%) Google
12 288 (23.23%) Social Media
13 281 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
14 269 (21.69%) PHP
15 267 (21.53%) HTML5
16 262 (21.13%) Pay per click
17 251 (20.24%) CMS
18 241 (19.44%) Google Analytics
19 222 (17.90%) Front End Development
20 182 (14.68%) CSS3
21 178 (14.35%) WordPress
22 174 (14.03%) Sass
23 170 (13.71%) SQL
24 162 (13.06%) Finance
25 157 (12.66%) Git (software)
26 156 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
27 152 (12.26%) AngularJS
28 143 (11.53%) Degree
29 139 (11.21%) Advertising
30 138 (11.13%) Internet

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 251 (20.24%) CMS
2 178 (14.35%) WordPress
3 51 (4.11%) IIS
4 39 (3.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 33 (2.66%) EPiServer
6 22 (1.77%) Apache
7 20 (1.61%) nginx
8 14 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 14 (1.13%) Drupal
9 13 (1.05%) Umbraco
10 12 (0.97%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.81%) Joomla!
11 10 (0.81%) Kentico
12 9 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.65%) SAS
13 8 (0.65%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.48%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.32%) Confluence
15 4 (0.32%) Marvel
16 3 (0.24%) Perch
Applications
1 131 (10.56%) Photoshop
2 99 (7.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 81 (6.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 53 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
5 42 (3.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 23 (1.85%) FileZilla
7 21 (1.69%) InDesign
7 21 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (0.65%) GIMP
9 7 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.32%) SPSS
11 3 (0.24%) PaintShop Pro
12 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.081%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 66 (5.32%) Magento
2 33 (2.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (1.53%) Eloqua
4 18 (1.45%) Shopify
5 11 (0.89%) WebTrends
6 10 (0.81%) OpenCart
7 9 (0.73%) Fredhopper
7 9 (0.73%) SessionCam
7 9 (0.73%) Social Studio
8 6 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
11 1 (0.081%) SDL Web 8
11 1 (0.081%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 241 (19.44%) Google Analytics
2 78 (6.29%) AdWords
3 40 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (2.50%) Adobe Analytics
5 28 (2.26%) SaaS
6 26 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (1.61%) Google Tag Manager
8 12 (0.97%) Cloudflare
9 8 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.65%) PaaS
10 7 (0.56%) GitHub
10 7 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.56%) IaaS
11 6 (0.48%) Chartbeat
11 6 (0.48%) MailChimp
12 4 (0.32%) Basecamp
12 4 (0.32%) Sage Pay
13 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 138 (11.13%) Internet
2 31 (2.50%) FTP
3 25 (2.02%) SMTP
4 18 (1.45%) HTTP
5 15 (1.21%) DNS
6 11 (0.89%) Skype
7 6 (0.48%) Intranet
7 6 (0.48%) Wireless
8 5 (0.40%) VoIP
9 4 (0.32%) Firewall
9 4 (0.32%) SSL
10 3 (0.24%) SAN
11 2 (0.16%) 4G
11 2 (0.16%) Broadband
11 2 (0.16%) DHCP
11 2 (0.16%) SMS
11 2 (0.16%) SSH
12 1 (0.081%) LAN
12 1 (0.081%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.081%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (9.60%) MySQL
2 75 (6.05%) SQL Server
3 26 (2.10%) NoSQL
4 24 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 23 (1.85%) Big Data
5 23 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 13 (1.05%) Data Mining
6 13 (1.05%) Redis
7 11 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (0.89%) Mixpanel
7 11 (0.89%) RDBMS
8 10 (0.81%) Couchbase
8 10 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.40%) Endeca
11 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.16%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 157 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 51 (4.11%) Grunt
3 48 (3.87%) gulp
4 44 (3.55%) Subversion
5 32 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (2.50%) Selenium
7 24 (1.94%) JIRA
8 23 (1.85%) Mocha
9 21 (1.69%) Jasmine
9 21 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
10 17 (1.37%) Bower
10 17 (1.37%) TeamCity
11 14 (1.13%) Visual Studio
12 13 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
13 12 (0.97%) Jenkins
13 12 (0.97%) PostCSS
13 12 (0.97%) Vagrant
14 11 (0.89%) git-flow
15 10 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (0.81%) Protractor
General
1 688 (55.48%) Marketing
2 162 (13.06%) Finance
3 139 (11.21%) Advertising
4 133 (10.73%) Retail
5 49 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 43 (3.47%) Publishing
7 42 (3.39%) Legal
8 39 (3.15%) Manufacturing
9 34 (2.74%) Electronics
10 28 (2.26%) Games
11 26 (2.10%) Banking
12 9 (0.73%) Automotive
13 8 (0.65%) Brand Awareness
13 8 (0.65%) German Language
13 8 (0.65%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.32%) French Language
16 3 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
17 2 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 512 (41.29%) Developer
2 227 (18.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 140 (11.29%) Web Developer
4 129 (10.40%) HTML Developer
5 123 (9.92%) JavaScript Developer
6 109 (8.79%) HTML CSS Developer
7 95 (7.66%) SEO Manager
8 82 (6.61%) Analyst
9 76 (6.13%) Junior
10 73 (5.89%) PHP Developer
11 67 (5.40%) Senior Developer
12 59 (4.76%) .NET Developer
13 55 (4.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 54 (4.35%) Junior Developer
15 53 (4.27%) C# Developer
16 48 (3.87%) Marketing Manager
17 45 (3.63%) Consultant
17 45 (3.63%) Designer
18 44 (3.55%) Project Manager
19 43 (3.47%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 637 (51.37%) HTML
2 571 (46.05%) CSS
3 291 (23.47%) jQuery
4 267 (21.53%) HTML5
5 182 (14.68%) CSS3
6 174 (14.03%) Sass
7 152 (12.26%) AngularJS
8 126 (10.16%) .NET
9 99 (7.98%) LESS
10 98 (7.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 77 (6.21%) ASP.NET
12 65 (5.24%) Web Services
13 63 (5.08%) Node.js
14 59 (4.76%) React
15 57 (4.60%) Ajax
16 56 (4.52%) RESTful
17 54 (4.35%) JSON
18 48 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC
18 48 (3.87%) KnockoutJS
19 45 (3.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 309 (24.92%) User Experience
2 288 (23.23%) Social Media
3 156 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 45 (3.63%) Computer Science
6 44 (3.55%) Digital Media
7 34 (2.74%) Graphic Design
8 31 (2.50%) Blog
9 26 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
9 26 (2.10%) iPad
10 21 (1.69%) PMI
11 20 (1.61%) New Media
12 17 (1.37%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.21%) Fintech
14 14 (1.13%) Algorithms
15 13 (1.05%) W3C
16 11 (0.89%) Animation
17 10 (0.81%) Cloud Native
18 9 (0.73%) e-Learning
18 9 (0.73%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 34 (2.74%) Linux
2 32 (2.58%) Windows
3 17 (1.37%) Apple iOS
3 17 (1.37%) Mac OS X
4 16 (1.29%) Android
5 14 (1.13%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.56%) Debian
7 5 (0.40%) CentOS
8 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.081%) Unix
9 1 (0.081%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.081%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (33.71%) Analytics
2 324 (26.13%) Digital Marketing
3 323 (26.05%) E-Commerce
4 314 (25.32%) Web Development
5 281 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
6 262 (21.13%) Pay per click
7 222 (17.90%) Front End Development
8 137 (11.05%) MVC
9 134 (10.81%) Content Management
10 103 (8.31%) Online Marketing
11 101 (8.15%) Marketing Strategy
12 98 (7.90%) Web Analytics
12 98 (7.90%) Web Design
13 91 (7.34%) CRM
14 88 (7.10%) Project Management
15 86 (6.94%) Scrum
16 81 (6.53%) Wireframes
17 74 (5.97%) Responsive Web Design
18 66 (5.32%) B2B
19 65 (5.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 529 (42.66%) JavaScript
2 269 (21.69%) PHP
3 170 (13.71%) SQL
4 96 (7.74%) C#
5 79 (6.37%) Java
6 33 (2.66%) Python
7 29 (2.34%) Ruby
8 25 (2.02%) ES6
9 23 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 23 (1.85%) VBScript
10 19 (1.53%) C++
11 16 (1.29%) TypeScript
12 11 (0.89%) C
13 9 (0.73%) VB
13 9 (0.73%) VBA
14 8 (0.65%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.56%) Perl
16 5 (0.40%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.32%) PHP 5
18 3 (0.24%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 143 (11.53%) Degree
2 23 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.69%) PMI Certification
4 11 (0.89%) ISEB
5 6 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (0.48%) OCMJEA
5 6 (0.48%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.24%) PMP
6 3 (0.24%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.16%) Analytics IQ
7 2 (0.16%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.16%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.16%) MBA
8 1 (0.081%) CISSP
8 1 (0.081%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.53%) QA
2 9 (0.73%) WCAG
3 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.32%) SLA
4 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.16%) GDPR
5 2 (0.16%) PMO
6 1 (0.081%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (0.40%) Docker
2 3 (0.24%) Samba
3 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.16%) Varnish
3 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.081%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.081%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.081%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.081%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.24%) cPanel
1 3 (0.24%) Nagios
1 3 (0.24%) Terraform
2 2 (0.16%) Puppet
3 1 (0.081%) Ansible
3 1 (0.081%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.081%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.081%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.081%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.081%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.081%) NetCrunch
3 1 (0.081%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.081%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 289 (23.31%) Google
2 122 (9.84%) Adobe
3 92 (7.42%) Microsoft
4 39 (3.15%) SAP
4 39 (3.15%) Sitecore
5 37 (2.98%) Facebook
6 32 (2.58%) Twitter
7 28 (2.26%) PayPal
8 25 (2.02%) Zend
9 22 (1.77%) Optimizely
9 22 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (1.69%) Marketo
11 20 (1.61%) Xamarin
12 15 (1.21%) hybris
13 12 (0.97%) DoubleClick
13 12 (0.97%) Omniture
14 11 (0.89%) Oracle
15 10 (0.81%) ATG
15 10 (0.81%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 9 (0.73%) Red Hat
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum bonus, pension, healthcare, life co
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum bonus, pension, healthcare, life co
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + lots of perks!
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - 90,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum (neg.) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonuses & Bupa Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago