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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 218 199 183
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Permanent jobs citing SEO 29 95 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 1.08% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.24% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26 53 95
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,300 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £68,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
5309 7650 9725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.27% 87.32% 85.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 6579 8090
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £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 24 September 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 24 September 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 25 (50.00%) Marketing
2 23 (46.00%) HTML
3 20 (40.00%) CSS
4 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (38.00%) Analytics
5 17 (34.00%) Finance
6 16 (32.00%) User Experience
7 14 (28.00%) CMS
8 13 (26.00%) Google
8 13 (26.00%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (24.00%) Web Development
10 11 (22.00%) Sass
10 11 (22.00%) HTML5
11 10 (20.00%) CSS3
12 9 (18.00%) Social Media
12 9 (18.00%) Pay per click
12 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (18.00%) jQuery
12 9 (18.00%) Google Analytics
13 7 (14.00%) Mobile First
13 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
13 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
13 7 (14.00%) Retail
13 7 (14.00%) Photoshop
13 7 (14.00%) XML
14 6 (12.00%) Java
14 6 (12.00%) .NET
14 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
14 6 (12.00%) Legal
14 6 (12.00%) Advertising

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 14 (28.00%) CMS
2 5 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (8.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) Sitefinity
4 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.00%) GIMP
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Google Analytics
2 6 (12.00%) AdWords
3 2 (4.00%) GitHub
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) Grunt
2 4 (8.00%) Selenium
3 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 25 (50.00%) Marketing
2 17 (34.00%) Finance
3 7 (14.00%) Retail
4 6 (12.00%) Advertising
4 6 (12.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Games
5 1 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) SEO Manager
3 8 (16.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 8 (16.00%) HTML Developer
3 8 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (14.00%) SEO Executive
4 7 (14.00%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Account Manager
5 4 (8.00%) SEO Account Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Lead Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Tester
6 3 (6.00%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.00%) UX Developer
7 2 (4.00%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) HTML
2 20 (40.00%) CSS
3 11 (22.00%) HTML5
3 11 (22.00%) Sass
4 10 (20.00%) CSS3
5 9 (18.00%) jQuery
6 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (14.00%) XML
7 6 (12.00%) .NET
7 6 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (10.00%) Ajax
8 5 (10.00%) XHTML
9 4 (8.00%) JSON
9 4 (8.00%) Web Services
10 3 (6.00%) Gherkin
10 3 (6.00%) Node.js
11 2 (4.00%) Backbone.js
11 2 (4.00%) LESS
12 1 (2.00%) React
12 1 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) User Experience
2 9 (18.00%) Social Media
3 5 (10.00%) Fintech
4 4 (8.00%) W3C
5 3 (6.00%) Blog
5 3 (6.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.00%) Blockchain
6 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.00%) Statistics
7 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Android
1 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Analytics
2 13 (26.00%) Digital Marketing
3 12 (24.00%) Web Development
4 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.00%) Pay per click
5 7 (14.00%) Mobile First
6 6 (12.00%) Content Management
6 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.00%) BDD
7 5 (10.00%) MVC
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (8.00%) OO
8 4 (8.00%) Progressive Enhancement
8 4 (8.00%) Validation
8 4 (8.00%) Web Analytics
9 3 (6.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Competitor Analysis
9 3 (6.00%) High Availability
9 3 (6.00%) Kanban
9 3 (6.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) Groovy
3 3 (6.00%) PHP
4 2 (4.00%) R
4 2 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) C#
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) MOS
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Google
2 6 (12.00%) Facebook
3 5 (10.00%) Sitecore
4 4 (8.00%) EPiServer
4 4 (8.00%) Twitter
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) hybris
6 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.00%) VMware
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Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55,000 per annum
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