Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 70 85
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 +8
Permanent jobs citing SEO 19 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.13% 2.16% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.39% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 1
Watford median annual salary £29,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% -20.00% +36.68%
10th Percentile £21,500 £24,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £58,250 £52,750 £38,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £29,500 £37,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -21.33% +36.36% +0.24%

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 773 922 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 86.47% 90.39% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 675 762 738
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +4.97%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,675
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £71,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Watford

SEO
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for SEO in Watford

SEO
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Watford over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SEO in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Watford region with a requirement for SEO.

1 16 (84.21%) E-Commerce
2 14 (73.68%) Google
2 14 (73.68%) Google Analytics
2 14 (73.68%) Analytics
2 14 (73.68%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (63.16%) Digital Marketing
3 12 (63.16%) Marketing
4 8 (42.11%) Web Analytics
4 8 (42.11%) Personalization
5 5 (26.32%) Retail
6 3 (15.79%) Pay per click
6 3 (15.79%) B2C
6 3 (15.79%) AdWords
6 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (10.53%) RESTful
7 2 (10.53%) jQuery
7 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.53%) SaaS
7 2 (10.53%) Web Operations
7 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
7 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) CISSP
7 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Firewall
7 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.53%) C#
7 2 (10.53%) Java

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Google Analytics
2 3 (15.79%) AdWords
3 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
General
1 12 (63.16%) Marketing
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing Assistant
1 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce Manager
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing Assistant
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
2 2 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Web Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Angular Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.53%) jQuery
1 2 (10.53%) RESTful
1 2 (10.53%) SOAP
1 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Blog
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) E-Commerce
2 14 (73.68%) Analytics
3 12 (63.16%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (42.11%) Personalization
4 8 (42.11%) Web Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) B2C
5 3 (15.79%) Pay per click
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Web Operations
7 1 (5.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 1 (5.26%) Content Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) Marketing Strategy
7 1 (5.26%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C#
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) Python
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft