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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 196 214 212
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing SEO 124 117 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 1.01% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.22% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88 92 115
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,350 £62,500 £55,000
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
8782 9616 9205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.56% 82.98% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7626 8204 8289
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,695 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

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 December 2014, 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.

1 197 (70.61%) Marketing
2 109 (39.07%) HTML
3 106 (37.99%) Pay per click
4 102 (36.56%) CSS
5 91 (32.62%) JavaScript
6 84 (30.11%) Analytics
7 77 (27.60%) Google
8 76 (27.24%) Social Media
9 74 (26.52%) Advertising
10 72 (25.81%) E-Commerce
11 62 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
12 60 (21.51%) jQuery
12 60 (21.51%) User Experience
13 56 (20.07%) CMS
14 48 (17.20%) HTML5
15 43 (15.41%) .NET
16 42 (15.05%) Digital Marketing
17 40 (14.34%) CSS3
18 39 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
19 38 (13.62%) Finance
20 37 (13.26%) Google Analytics
21 35 (12.54%) C#
21 35 (12.54%) Online Marketing
22 34 (12.19%) ASP.NET
22 34 (12.19%) XHTML
22 34 (12.19%) MVC
22 34 (12.19%) Degree
23 33 (11.83%) Content Management
24 31 (11.11%) Web Development
25 30 (10.75%) Photoshop

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 56 (20.07%) CMS
2 18 (6.45%) Umbraco
3 15 (5.38%) TeamSite
4 9 (3.23%) Node.js
5 7 (2.51%) IIS
5 7 (2.51%) WordPress
6 4 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.72%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.72%) Drupal
8 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.36%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.36%) Apache
9 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (10.75%) Photoshop
2 20 (7.17%) MS Excel
3 16 (5.73%) MS Office
4 11 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.72%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (13.26%) Google Analytics
2 14 (5.02%) WebTrends
3 5 (1.79%) Radian6
4 2 (0.72%) Magento
5 1 (0.36%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) GitHub
2 1 (0.36%) IaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.23%) Internet
2 5 (1.79%) Firewall
2 5 (1.79%) iSCSI
2 5 (1.79%) LAN
2 5 (1.79%) WAN
2 5 (1.79%) SAN
3 2 (0.72%) DNS
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.09%) MySQL
3 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.58%) Subversion
3 8 (2.87%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.51%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (2.51%) JIRA
5 5 (1.79%) Jasmine
5 5 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (1.08%) Grunt
7 3 (1.08%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (0.72%) Appium
8 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.72%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.72%) Mockito
8 2 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.72%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.72%) QUnit
8 2 (0.72%) jMock
General
1 197 (70.61%) Marketing
2 74 (26.52%) Advertising
3 38 (13.62%) Finance
4 20 (7.17%) Retail
5 18 (6.45%) Law
6 16 (5.73%) Publishing
7 11 (3.94%) Legal
8 7 (2.51%) French Language
9 5 (1.79%) Italian Language
9 5 (1.79%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.79%) Games
10 2 (0.72%) Back Office
10 2 (0.72%) German Language
11 1 (0.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (26.52%) Developer
2 24 (8.60%) .NET Developer
3 21 (7.53%) SEO Manager
4 20 (7.17%) Web Developer
5 17 (6.09%) Marketing Manager
5 17 (6.09%) Designer
6 16 (5.73%) Web Manager
7 14 (5.02%) Marketing Executive
7 14 (5.02%) Search Manager
7 14 (5.02%) Web Analytics Manager
8 13 (4.66%) PPC Manager
8 13 (4.66%) PPC Analyst
8 13 (4.66%) PPC Executive
8 13 (4.66%) PPC Specialist
9 12 (4.30%) Front-End Developer
10 11 (3.94%) UX Designer
10 11 (3.94%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.58%) SEO Executive
12 8 (2.87%) Analyst
13 6 (2.15%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (39.07%) HTML
2 102 (36.56%) CSS
3 60 (21.51%) jQuery
4 48 (17.20%) HTML5
5 43 (15.41%) .NET
6 40 (14.34%) CSS3
7 34 (12.19%) ASP.NET
7 34 (12.19%) XHTML
8 27 (9.68%) Flash
9 20 (7.17%) XML
10 16 (5.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (5.38%) Razor View Engine
12 14 (5.02%) Web Services
12 14 (5.02%) Ajax
13 12 (4.30%) .NET Framework
13 12 (4.30%) JSON
13 12 (4.30%) LESS
14 9 (3.23%) AngularJS
14 9 (3.23%) Backbone.js
14 9 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 76 (27.24%) Social Media
2 62 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (21.51%) User Experience
4 28 (10.04%) W3C
5 15 (5.38%) Open Source
6 14 (5.02%) Blog
7 13 (4.66%) Computer Science
8 10 (3.58%) Statistics
9 8 (2.87%) New Media
9 8 (2.87%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.51%) Copywriting
11 5 (1.79%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.79%) Photography
11 5 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.79%) iPad
11 5 (1.79%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.43%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.08%) NHS
13 3 (1.08%) Derivative
14 2 (0.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.23%) Windows
2 6 (2.15%) Linux
2 6 (2.15%) Android
3 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (37.99%) Pay per click
2 84 (30.11%) Analytics
3 72 (25.81%) E-Commerce
4 42 (15.05%) Digital Marketing
5 39 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (12.54%) Online Marketing
7 34 (12.19%) MVC
8 33 (11.83%) Content Management
9 31 (11.11%) Web Development
10 30 (10.75%) Web Analytics
11 18 (6.45%) Mentoring
12 17 (6.09%) CRM
13 15 (5.38%) TDD
13 15 (5.38%) Competitor Analysis
13 15 (5.38%) Web Marketing
14 13 (4.66%) Time Management
14 13 (4.66%) Coaching
15 12 (4.30%) Search Engine Marketing
16 11 (3.94%) Email Marketing
16 11 (3.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (32.62%) JavaScript
2 35 (12.54%) C#
3 29 (10.39%) PHP
4 18 (6.45%) SQL
5 17 (6.09%) Java
6 6 (2.15%) Python
7 5 (1.79%) Ruby
8 4 (1.43%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.08%) Clojure
10 2 (0.72%) C
10 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (12.19%) Degree
2 6 (2.15%) ISTQB
2 6 (2.15%) ISEB
3 2 (0.72%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.81%) WCAG
2 7 (2.51%) QA
3 6 (2.15%) WAI
4 5 (1.79%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.36%) cPanel
Vendors
1 77 (27.60%) Google
2 27 (9.68%) Facebook
3 23 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.02%) Twitter
5 13 (4.66%) Omniture
6 12 (4.30%) Interwoven
7 8 (2.87%) Adobe
8 5 (1.79%) HP
8 5 (1.79%) Juniper
8 5 (1.79%) VMware
8 5 (1.79%) LANDesk
9 4 (1.43%) Coremetrics
9 4 (1.43%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.08%) Oracle
10 3 (1.08%) FatWire
11 2 (0.72%) Zend
12 1 (0.36%) Neolane
12 1 (0.36%) Yahoo!
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £400000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £46359.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum (DOE) + benefits (see advert)
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Ecom Recruitment
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Ecom Recruitment
Posted: 25 days ago