The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 121 160 136
Rank change year-on-year +39 -24  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 19 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.86% 0.039% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.045% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 12
Median salary £52,500 - £27,436
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1944 2218 1951
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 88.08% 86.24% 81.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1612 1784 1522
Median salary £49,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.76% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

SEO
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for SEO in Hertfordshire

SEO
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in Hertfordshire

SEO
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Borehamwood - 4 £62,500 -
St Albans - 4 £52,500 -
Tring - 3 £37,500 -
Watford +1 2 £28,250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £60,000 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 33 (58.93%) CMS
2 25 (44.64%) Marketing
3 21 (37.50%) Web Development
3 21 (37.50%) Analytics
4 20 (35.71%) Finance
5 18 (32.14%) HTML
5 18 (32.14%) E-Commerce
6 17 (30.36%) Google
6 17 (30.36%) Google Analytics
7 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 14 (25.00%) MVC
7 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 14 (25.00%) C#
7 14 (25.00%) SQL
7 14 (25.00%) .NET
8 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
9 11 (19.64%) Sass
10 10 (17.86%) Grunt
10 10 (17.86%) SignalR
10 10 (17.86%) TypeScript
10 10 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (17.86%) WebSockets
10 10 (17.86%) Load Testing
10 10 (17.86%) Web Testing
10 10 (17.86%) Umbraco
10 10 (17.86%) Spread Betting
10 10 (17.86%) Selenium
10 10 (17.86%) CSS

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 33 (58.93%) CMS
2 10 (17.86%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.57%) Fireworks
1 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.36%) Google Analytics
2 4 (7.14%) AdWords
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Big Data
2 4 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Grunt
1 10 (17.86%) Selenium
2 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.79%) RSpec
General
1 25 (44.64%) Marketing
2 20 (35.71%) Finance
3 10 (17.86%) Retail
4 5 (8.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (17.86%) C# Programmer
3 10 (17.86%) Programmer
4 8 (14.29%) Marketing Manager
5 7 (12.50%) Angular Developer
6 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
6 4 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Marketing Communications Manager
6 4 (7.14%) SEO Manager
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Web Manager
7 3 (5.36%) HTML Coder
7 3 (5.36%) HTML CSS Coder
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) HTML
2 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 14 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (19.64%) Sass
4 10 (17.86%) CSS
4 10 (17.86%) SignalR
4 10 (17.86%) WebSockets
5 3 (5.36%) CSS3
5 3 (5.36%) HTML5
5 3 (5.36%) Web Services
6 2 (3.57%) Ajax
6 2 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.57%) Node.js
6 2 (3.57%) React
6 2 (3.57%) REST
6 2 (3.57%) Spring
6 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (17.86%) Spread Betting
2 7 (12.50%) Social Media
2 7 (12.50%) User Experience
3 5 (8.93%) Blog
3 5 (8.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Analytics
1 21 (37.50%) Web Development
2 18 (32.14%) E-Commerce
3 14 (25.00%) MVC
4 10 (17.86%) Content Management
4 10 (17.86%) Load Testing
4 10 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 10 (17.86%) Web Testing
5 9 (16.07%) TDD
6 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 6 (10.71%) BDD
7 6 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (8.93%) Pay per click
9 4 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (7.14%) Migration
9 4 (7.14%) Online Marketing
9 4 (7.14%) Product Management
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) C#
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.86%) TypeScript
4 4 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (3.57%) C++
5 2 (3.57%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Google
2 4 (7.14%) Facebook
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Twitter
3 2 (3.57%) Adobe
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