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

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 131 151
Rank change year-on-year -11 +20  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.19% 0.74% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.84% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 20
Median salary £22,500 £47,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -52.63% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £27,250 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  

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 1846 2014 2470
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.95% 87.11% 86.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1558 1650 1941
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 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
Watford -11 2 £50,000 - 2
St Albans 0 1 £22,500 -10.00%
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £22,000 -66.15% 1
SEO
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 11 (42.31%) Marketing
2 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 9 (34.62%) CMS
4 8 (30.77%) Web Development
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 6 (23.08%) CSS
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) Retail
6 6 (23.08%) Content Management
6 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 5 (19.23%) User Experience
7 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (19.23%) W3C
7 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (15.38%) Google
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) TDD
8 4 (15.38%) Google Analytics
8 4 (15.38%) Product Management
8 4 (15.38%) Digital Content Management
8 4 (15.38%) Analytics
8 4 (15.38%) Online Marketing
8 4 (15.38%) Sass
9 3 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (11.54%) HTML5

SEO
Co-occurring 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 9 (34.62%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Google Analytics
2 2 (7.69%) AdWords
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Grunt
1 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) RSpec
General
1 11 (42.31%) Marketing
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce Manager
2 4 (15.38%) SEO Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Web Manager
3 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
3 3 (11.54%) C# Programmer
3 3 (11.54%) HTML Coder
3 3 (11.54%) HTML CSS Coder
3 3 (11.54%) Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Angular Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Marketing Communications Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Strategy Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing Executive
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 6 (23.08%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) Sass
4 3 (11.54%) .NET
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (11.54%) CSS3
4 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) SignalR
4 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (11.54%) WebSockets
5 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (7.69%) Node.js
5 2 (7.69%) React
5 2 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (3.85%) Haml
6 1 (3.85%) RESTful
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (19.23%) User Experience
1 5 (19.23%) W3C
2 3 (11.54%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (11.54%) Social Media
2 3 (11.54%) Spread Betting
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 8 (30.77%) Web Development
3 6 (23.08%) Content Management
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Digital Content Management
4 4 (15.38%) Online Marketing
4 4 (15.38%) Product Management
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) B2C
5 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
5 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.54%) Web Operations
5 3 (11.54%) Web Testing
6 2 (7.69%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Capistrano
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) Facebook
2 2 (7.69%) Twitter
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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