The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in St Albans 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Hertfordshire / St Albans
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 43
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 2.26% - 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% - 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Median salary £52,500 - £31,875
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,625
% change year-on-year - +10.67%  

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 St Albans with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
St Albans
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 160 82 135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 90.40% 86.32% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 145 75 129
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in St Albans 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 St Albans

SEO
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Salary trend for SEO in St Albans

For the 6 months to 29 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 St Albans region with a requirement for SEO.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) CMS
2 11 (84.62%) Web Development
2 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
3 10 (76.92%) SignalR
3 10 (76.92%) WebSockets
3 10 (76.92%) Grunt
3 10 (76.92%) TypeScript
3 10 (76.92%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (76.92%) Sass
3 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 10 (76.92%) Spread Betting
3 10 (76.92%) Selenium
3 10 (76.92%) Load Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Web Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Umbraco
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (76.92%) MVC
3 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 10 (76.92%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
7 2 (15.38%) REST

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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 11 (84.62%) CMS
2 10 (76.92%) Umbraco
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Grunt
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) C# Developer
2 10 (76.92%) C# Programmer
2 10 (76.92%) Programmer
3 6 (46.15%) Angular Developer
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Java Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Java Software Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Director
6 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (76.92%) Sass
2 10 (76.92%) SignalR
2 10 (76.92%) WebSockets
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) JSP
4 2 (15.38%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js
5 1 (7.69%) React
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Spread Betting
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Web Development
2 10 (76.92%) Load Testing
2 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 10 (76.92%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 10 (76.92%) Web Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 2 (15.38%) Microservices
5 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) TypeScript
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) C++