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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 188 216 177
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -39
Permanent jobs citing SEO 119 125 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 1.01% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.21% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 93 71 103
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
8837 10332 9903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.06% 83.61% 82.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7538 8526 8673
Average salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in the City of London

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO.

1 135 (63.68%) Marketing
2 126 (59.43%) Analytics
3 90 (42.45%) HTML
4 86 (40.57%) Digital Marketing
5 84 (39.62%) Social Media
6 79 (37.26%) Google
7 78 (36.79%) Pay per click
8 73 (34.43%) CSS
9 71 (33.49%) JavaScript
10 64 (30.19%) Google Analytics
11 49 (23.11%) Web Analytics
11 49 (23.11%) HTML5
12 45 (21.23%) CSS3
12 45 (21.23%) CMS
13 40 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (17.92%) jQuery
15 36 (16.98%) E-Commerce
16 35 (16.51%) Project Management
17 34 (16.04%) Degree
18 31 (14.62%) Photoshop
19 29 (13.68%) Retail
20 28 (13.21%) Web Development
20 28 (13.21%) User Experience
21 27 (12.74%) Online Marketing
21 27 (12.74%) Advertising
22 26 (12.26%) PHP
23 25 (11.79%) CRM
23 25 (11.79%) Content Management
24 24 (11.32%) Finance
24 24 (11.32%) Facebook

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (21.23%) CMS
2 21 (9.91%) WordPress
3 8 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (2.36%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.94%) Node.js
6 1 (0.47%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.47%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (0.47%) Kentico
6 1 (0.47%) DNN
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (14.62%) Photoshop
2 13 (6.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.25%) MS Excel
5 6 (2.83%) InDesign
5 6 (2.83%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (2.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.42%) Fireworks
6 3 (1.42%) MS Office
7 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 18 (8.49%) Magento
2 5 (2.36%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.42%) Bond Adapt
4 2 (0.94%) Tridion
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (30.19%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.36%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (1.42%) SaaS
4 2 (0.94%) GitHub
4 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.30%) HTTP
2 4 (1.89%) Internet
3 3 (1.42%) Skype
3 3 (1.42%) SSL
3 3 (1.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.19%) MySQL
2 7 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.42%) Subversion
3 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.94%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.47%) Mockito
5 1 (0.47%) Mocha
5 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.47%) QUnit
5 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.47%) Grunt
5 1 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.47%) Appium
5 1 (0.47%) gulp
5 1 (0.47%) Selenium
5 1 (0.47%) jMock
5 1 (0.47%) JMeter
General
1 135 (63.68%) Marketing
2 29 (13.68%) Retail
3 27 (12.74%) Advertising
4 24 (11.32%) Finance
5 13 (6.13%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.83%) Automotive
6 6 (2.83%) Legal
6 6 (2.83%) Publishing
7 5 (2.36%) French Language
8 3 (1.42%) German Language
8 3 (1.42%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.94%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.94%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.47%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 61 (28.77%) Developer
2 21 (9.91%) Marketing Manager
3 19 (8.96%) Front-End Developer
4 18 (8.49%) Analyst
5 16 (7.55%) Web Developer
6 12 (5.66%) Senior Developer
6 12 (5.66%) PPC Specialist
6 12 (5.66%) PPC Manager
6 12 (5.66%) PPC Analyst
6 12 (5.66%) PPC Executive
7 11 (5.19%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 11 (5.19%) Account Manager
8 10 (4.72%) Consultant
9 9 (4.25%) Junior
9 9 (4.25%) Lead Developer
9 9 (4.25%) Senior Manager
9 9 (4.25%) Junior Developer
10 8 (3.77%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.77%) SEO Manager
11 6 (2.83%) Digital Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (42.45%) HTML
2 73 (34.43%) CSS
3 49 (23.11%) HTML5
4 45 (21.23%) CSS3
5 38 (17.92%) jQuery
6 17 (8.02%) LESS
7 14 (6.60%) XHTML
8 10 (4.72%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.25%) WebCenter
10 8 (3.77%) XML
10 8 (3.77%) React
11 7 (3.30%) .NET
11 7 (3.30%) Ajax
12 6 (2.83%) Web Services
12 6 (2.83%) Sass
13 4 (1.89%) Zend Framework
13 4 (1.89%) JSP
13 4 (1.89%) .NET Framework
14 3 (1.42%) SOAP
14 3 (1.42%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 84 (39.62%) Social Media
2 40 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (13.21%) User Experience
4 16 (7.55%) Mobile App
5 15 (7.08%) W3C
6 11 (5.19%) Digital Media
7 7 (3.30%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.30%) Copywriting
7 7 (3.30%) Blog
8 5 (2.36%) Statistics
9 4 (1.89%) iPad
10 3 (1.42%) Kindle
10 3 (1.42%) FMCG
10 3 (1.42%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.42%) Social Network
10 3 (1.42%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.42%) Economics
10 3 (1.42%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.83%) Android
1 6 (2.83%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.94%) Linux
2 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (0.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (59.43%) Analytics
2 86 (40.57%) Digital Marketing
3 78 (36.79%) Pay per click
4 49 (23.11%) Web Analytics
5 36 (16.98%) E-Commerce
6 35 (16.51%) Project Management
7 28 (13.21%) Web Development
8 27 (12.74%) Online Marketing
9 25 (11.79%) CRM
9 25 (11.79%) Content Management
10 17 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (8.02%) Open Source
11 15 (7.08%) Marketing Strategy
11 15 (7.08%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (6.13%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.72%) Line Management
13 10 (4.72%) Data Protection
13 10 (4.72%) Scrum
14 9 (4.25%) TDD
14 9 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 71 (33.49%) JavaScript
2 26 (12.26%) PHP
3 14 (6.60%) SQL
4 6 (2.83%) Java
5 4 (1.89%) C#
6 2 (0.94%) C
6 2 (0.94%) Ruby
6 2 (0.94%) Scala
7 1 (0.47%) R
7 1 (0.47%) Go
7 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (16.04%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.60%) WCAG
2 7 (3.30%) QA
3 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (5.19%) TeamSite
2 2 (0.94%) Plesk
2 2 (0.94%) cPanel
Vendors
1 79 (37.26%) Google
2 24 (11.32%) Facebook
3 23 (10.85%) Adobe
4 11 (5.19%) Interwoven
4 11 (5.19%) Twitter
5 9 (4.25%) Oracle
5 9 (4.25%) FatWire
5 9 (4.25%) Omniture
6 8 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.77%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.36%) Yahoo!
8 4 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.89%) Coremetrics
8 4 (1.89%) Zend
9 3 (1.42%) Mitel
9 3 (1.42%) Sony
9 3 (1.42%) Cisco
9 3 (1.42%) Ektron
9 3 (1.42%) Apigee
9 3 (1.42%) Mashery
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + exceptional benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Week
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Company Benefits Scheme
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits!
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London City
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Builtvisible
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + (dependent on experience)
Posted: 26 days ago