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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 84 95 82
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 3 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.30% 0.46% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.55% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 13
Median salary £40,000 - £26,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,277
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  

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 827 911 1027
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 83.12% 84.51% 86.01%
Number of salaries quoted 628 688 825
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,400
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +10.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
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 22 March 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
Harlow - 1 £35,000 - 2
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 15 (78.95%) Marketing
2 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (42.11%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (42.11%) Online Marketing
4 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 7 (36.84%) CSS3
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 7 (36.84%) WordPress
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) PHP
4 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) Web Development
4 7 (36.84%) Content Marketing
5 6 (31.58%) MySQL
5 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
6 5 (26.32%) DNS
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Python
6 5 (26.32%) CRM
6 5 (26.32%) CMS
6 5 (26.32%) Brand Management
6 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
6 5 (26.32%) React
7 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
7 4 (21.05%) Analytics
7 4 (21.05%) Open Source
7 4 (21.05%) Adobe

SEO
Top Related 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 7 (36.84%) WordPress
2 5 (26.32%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Drupal
3 1 (5.26%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.53%) InDesign
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (78.95%) Marketing
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
4 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Legal
5 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) SEO Manager
2 7 (36.84%) Account Manager
2 7 (36.84%) SEO Account Manager
2 7 (36.84%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Marketing Manager
3 3 (15.79%) PHP Developer
3 3 (15.79%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Finance Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Copywriter
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Account Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) CSS
1 7 (36.84%) CSS3
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
1 7 (36.84%) HTML5
1 7 (36.84%) jQuery
2 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
2 5 (26.32%) React
2 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (15.79%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (15.79%) JSON
3 3 (15.79%) RESTful
3 3 (15.79%) Symfony
3 3 (15.79%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) Yii
4 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Blog
2 3 (15.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (42.11%) Online Marketing
2 7 (36.84%) Content Marketing
2 7 (36.84%) Web Development
3 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
4 5 (26.32%) Brand Management
4 5 (26.32%) CRM
5 4 (21.05%) Analytics
5 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
5 4 (21.05%) Open Source
5 4 (21.05%) Pay per click
6 3 (15.79%) Change Control
6 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Time Management
6 3 (15.79%) Wireframes
7 2 (10.53%) Market Research
7 2 (10.53%) Marketing Strategy
8 1 (5.26%) Link Building
8 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
1 7 (36.84%) PHP
2 5 (26.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Adobe
1 4 (21.05%) Google
2 3 (15.79%) Zend
3 1 (5.26%) Facebook
3 1 (5.26%) Kenshoo
3 1 (5.26%) Marin
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Posted: 2 days ago
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