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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 225 217 208
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs citing SEO 25 91 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.95% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.09% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 67 80
Median salary £40,250 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.39% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £70,000 £61,150
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
5513 8348 10008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.15% 87.42% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5033 7137 8305
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 24 (48.98%) HTML
2 23 (46.94%) Marketing
3 21 (42.86%) CSS
4 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
5 18 (36.73%) Analytics
6 17 (34.69%) CMS
7 16 (32.65%) Finance
8 15 (30.61%) User Experience
9 13 (26.53%) Web Development
9 13 (26.53%) Google
10 11 (22.45%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (22.45%) jQuery
10 11 (22.45%) Sass
10 11 (22.45%) HTML5
11 10 (20.41%) CSS3
11 10 (20.41%) Photoshop
12 9 (18.37%) XML
12 9 (18.37%) Google Analytics
12 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
13 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
13 8 (16.33%) Mobile First
13 8 (16.33%) Pay per click
13 8 (16.33%) Legal
13 8 (16.33%) .NET
14 7 (14.29%) XHTML
14 7 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (14.29%) Sitecore
14 7 (14.29%) Retail
14 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (14.29%) Content Management

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 17 (34.69%) CMS
2 7 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (12.24%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Sitefinity
4 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Photoshop
2 6 (12.24%) GIMP
3 2 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.04%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.04%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.04%) ImageReady
4 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.04%) MS Office
4 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Google Analytics
2 4 (8.16%) AdWords
3 2 (4.08%) GitHub
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.24%) Grunt
3 4 (8.16%) Selenium
4 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.08%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.04%) JIRA
6 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 23 (46.94%) Marketing
2 16 (32.65%) Finance
3 8 (16.33%) Legal
4 7 (14.29%) Retail
5 5 (10.20%) Advertising
6 2 (4.08%) Publishing
7 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) HTML CSS Developer
2 10 (20.41%) HTML Developer
2 10 (20.41%) JavaScript Developer
2 10 (20.41%) SEO Manager
3 9 (18.37%) Web Developer
4 6 (12.24%) SEO Executive
5 4 (8.16%) Account Manager
5 4 (8.16%) SEO Account Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Lead Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Tester
6 3 (6.12%) UX Developer
7 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce Manager
7 2 (4.08%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) HTML
2 21 (42.86%) CSS
3 11 (22.45%) HTML5
3 11 (22.45%) jQuery
3 11 (22.45%) Sass
4 10 (20.41%) CSS3
5 9 (18.37%) XML
6 8 (16.33%) .NET
6 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
7 7 (14.29%) Ajax
7 7 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (14.29%) XHTML
8 6 (12.24%) JSON
9 4 (8.16%) Web Services
10 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
11 2 (4.08%) Backbone.js
11 2 (4.08%) LESS
11 2 (4.08%) Node.js
12 1 (2.04%) Apache CXF
12 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) User Experience
2 7 (14.29%) Social Media
3 6 (12.24%) W3C
4 3 (6.12%) Blog
4 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.08%) Fintech
5 2 (4.08%) Statistics
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Animation
6 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.04%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Analytics
2 13 (26.53%) Web Development
3 11 (22.45%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (16.33%) Mobile First
4 8 (16.33%) Pay per click
5 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.29%) Content Management
5 7 (14.29%) MVC
5 7 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
6 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.24%) Progressive Enhancement
6 6 (12.24%) Validation
7 4 (8.16%) BDD
8 3 (6.12%) Competitor Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) Functional Testing
8 3 (6.12%) High Availability
8 3 (6.12%) Link Building
8 3 (6.12%) Online Marketing
8 3 (6.12%) OO
8 3 (6.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.20%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) Groovy
3 3 (6.12%) PHP
4 2 (4.08%) R
4 2 (4.08%) Ruby
5 1 (2.04%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.04%) MOS
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Google
2 7 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 6 (12.24%) EPiServer
4 5 (10.20%) Facebook
4 5 (10.20%) Twitter
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) hybris
6 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.04%) VMware
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Profit Share Scheme + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
greywood
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago