The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 209 207 219
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing SEO 27 56 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.82% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.93% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 81
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,180
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £78,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
SEO
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4617 5994 9322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 86.82% 88.29% 84.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4164 5295 8061
Median salary £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SEO
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the City of London region.

SEO Salary Trend in the City of London

SEO
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in the City of London

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for SEO.

1 29 (51.79%) Marketing
2 24 (42.86%) HTML
3 23 (41.07%) CSS
4 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 20 (35.71%) Analytics
5 16 (28.57%) Finance
5 16 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (26.79%) User Experience
6 15 (26.79%) Social Media
7 13 (23.21%) CMS
7 13 (23.21%) Google
7 13 (23.21%) HTML5
8 12 (21.43%) CSS3
8 12 (21.43%) Pay per click
8 12 (21.43%) Internet
9 11 (19.64%) Web Development
10 10 (17.86%) Degree
10 10 (17.86%) Google Analytics
10 10 (17.86%) Sass
11 9 (16.07%) jQuery
11 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 7 (12.50%) AdWords
13 7 (12.50%) Internet Marketing
13 7 (12.50%) Ajax
14 6 (10.71%) Statistics
14 6 (10.71%) Legal
14 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (10.71%) .NET
14 6 (10.71%) XML

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 13 (23.21%) CMS
2 4 (7.14%) Drupal
3 3 (5.36%) Apache
3 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.57%) Sitefinity
4 2 (3.57%) WordPress
5 1 (1.79%) Confluence
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.36%) GIMP
3 2 (3.57%) MS Office
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Google Analytics
2 7 (12.50%) AdWords
3 2 (3.57%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.79%) Office 365
4 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) DNS
2 2 (3.57%) SSL
2 2 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) Grunt
3 2 (3.57%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) gulp
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) webpack
General
1 29 (51.79%) Marketing
2 16 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (10.71%) Legal
4 4 (7.14%) Publishing
4 4 (7.14%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Games
6 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (14.29%) SEO Executive
2 8 (14.29%) SEO Manager
2 8 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Consultant
3 7 (12.50%) Marketing Manager
3 7 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
3 7 (12.50%) SEO Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) HTML Developer
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (8.93%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (8.93%) New Business Sales Executive
5 5 (8.93%) Sales Executive
6 4 (7.14%) Account Manager
6 4 (7.14%) SEO Account Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.36%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.36%) UX Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior SEO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) HTML
2 23 (41.07%) CSS
3 13 (23.21%) HTML5
4 12 (21.43%) CSS3
5 10 (17.86%) Sass
6 9 (16.07%) jQuery
7 7 (12.50%) Ajax
8 6 (10.71%) .NET
8 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
8 6 (10.71%) XML
9 4 (7.14%) Node.js
9 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.36%) JSON
10 3 (5.36%) LESS
10 3 (5.36%) XHTML
11 2 (3.57%) React
11 2 (3.57%) REST
11 2 (3.57%) RESTful
11 2 (3.57%) Web Services
12 1 (1.79%) koa
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Social Media
1 15 (26.79%) User Experience
2 6 (10.71%) Statistics
3 4 (7.14%) Fintech
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.36%) W3C
5 2 (3.57%) Blockchain
5 2 (3.57%) Blog
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Android
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Analytics
2 16 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 12 (21.43%) Pay per click
4 11 (19.64%) Web Development
5 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.50%) Internet Marketing
7 6 (10.71%) Mobile First
7 6 (10.71%) Performance Optimisation
7 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) Marketing Strategy
8 4 (7.14%) MVC
8 4 (7.14%) OO
8 4 (7.14%) TDD
9 3 (5.36%) Competitor Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.36%) Time Management
9 3 (5.36%) Validation
9 3 (5.36%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.93%) PHP
3 3 (5.36%) Java
3 3 (5.36%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (3.57%) R
5 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.79%) ES6
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) CITP
2 1 (1.79%) MCSD
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Google
2 4 (7.14%) Facebook
2 4 (7.14%) Twitter
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe
4 2 (3.57%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.79%) Canon
5 1 (1.79%) DoubleClick
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) hybris
5 1 (1.79%) Mitel
5 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.79%) Tableau
5 1 (1.79%) Tealium
5 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.79%) Xerox
City, London
Barclays
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Chelsea Apps Factory Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum Benefits include: Free Breakfast, Pe
Posted: 15 days ago
City, Leeds
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 6 days ago