The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 83 99
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 8 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.83% 1.00% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.21% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 3
Median salary £26,000 £33,750 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.96% +37.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  

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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 811 826 1105
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 84.13% 82.68% 87.35%
Number of salaries quoted 659 662 857
Median salary £49,602 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

SEO
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for SEO in Essex

SEO
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Essex over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in Essex

SEO
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Chelmsford - 3 £37,500 - 1
Colchester - 1 £40,000 -
SEO
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for SEO.

1 10 (83.33%) Marketing
2 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) B2B Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) Lead Generation
3 4 (33.33%) Online Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) SaaS
3 4 (33.33%) Marketing Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Google
3 4 (33.33%) Copywriting
3 4 (33.33%) Google Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) B2B
4 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) Pay per click
4 3 (25.00%) AdWords
5 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Affiliate Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Affiliate Network
5 2 (16.67%) Kenshoo
5 2 (16.67%) Marin
5 2 (16.67%) Facebook
5 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 2 (16.67%) Advertising
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) PHP

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Google Analytics
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 3 (25.00%) AdWords
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Grunt
1 1 (8.33%) webpack
General
1 10 (83.33%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Communications Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Digital Communications Manager
2 3 (25.00%) SEO Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Account Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SEO Account Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Account Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PPC Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Account Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior SEO Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SEO Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) LESS
2 1 (8.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Analytics
1 4 (33.33%) B2B
1 4 (33.33%) B2B Marketing
1 4 (33.33%) Copywriting
1 4 (33.33%) Lead Generation
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing Strategy
1 4 (33.33%) Online Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Pay per click
3 2 (16.67%) Affiliate Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Affiliate Network
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Content Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Link Building
4 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) ES6
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) Facebook
2 2 (16.67%) Kenshoo
2 2 (16.67%) Marin
Harlow, Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, pension, 20 days hol
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago