Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 114 140
Rank change year-on-year +17 +26 -36
Permanent jobs citing SEO 10 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.71% 1.22% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.39% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 2
Essex median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £23,200 £30,250 £35,125
90th Percentile £47,500 £39,750 £38,375
East of England median annual salary £29,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -15.71% -6.67% +26.05%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1181 1875 2198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.30% 87.95% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1437 1594
Essex median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +12.50% -8.83%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,900 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £67,125
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing SEO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Chelmsford - 4 £37,500 -
Loughton - 3 - -
Colchester - 2 £43,750 -
SEO
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Joomla!
5 2 (20.00%) Online Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) CMS
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Google
6 1 (10.00%) Pay per click
6 1 (10.00%) Publishing
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Content Management
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) B2B
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) SQL

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 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) AdWords
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Grunt
1 1 (10.00%) webpack
General
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) Account Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Account Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior SEO Manager
3 2 (20.00%) SEO Account Manager
3 2 (20.00%) SEO Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Communications Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Communications Manager
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PPC Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SEO Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) CSS3
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) LESS
4 1 (10.00%) Redux
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Online Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) B2B Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Copywriting
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (10.00%) Pay per click
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) ES6
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Hitwise
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin