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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 235 192 211
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +19
Permanent jobs citing SEO 24 120 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 1.18% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.34% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 74 101
Median salary £47,750 £39,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.65% -7.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £20,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,050 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
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
5957 8939 10928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 90.16% 87.89% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5442 7592 9148
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 33 (57.89%) Marketing
2 22 (38.60%) HTML
3 20 (35.09%) Finance
4 19 (33.33%) CSS
4 19 (33.33%) CMS
4 19 (33.33%) Social Media
5 18 (31.58%) Analytics
6 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
7 15 (26.32%) E-Commerce
8 14 (24.56%) Photoshop
9 12 (21.05%) Content Management
9 12 (21.05%) User Experience
9 12 (21.05%) HTML5
10 11 (19.30%) CSS3
10 11 (19.30%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (19.30%) jQuery
10 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (17.54%) Web Development
12 9 (15.79%) Pay per click
12 9 (15.79%) Web Analytics
12 9 (15.79%) Degree
12 9 (15.79%) Retail
12 9 (15.79%) Advertising
12 9 (15.79%) W3C
12 9 (15.79%) .NET
13 8 (14.04%) Adobe
13 8 (14.04%) Legal
13 8 (14.04%) Google
14 7 (12.28%) MVC
14 7 (12.28%) Google Analytics

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 19 (33.33%) CMS
2 7 (12.28%) WordPress
3 6 (10.53%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (8.77%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.51%) Apache
5 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.75%) Drupal
6 1 (1.75%) Node.js
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Photoshop
2 5 (8.77%) GIMP
3 4 (7.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
4 3 (5.26%) MS Office
4 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.51%) InDesign
6 1 (1.75%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.75%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.75%) ImageReady
6 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.75%) AdWords
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) Grunt
3 4 (7.02%) Selenium
4 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.51%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.75%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 33 (57.89%) Marketing
2 20 (35.09%) Finance
3 9 (15.79%) Advertising
3 9 (15.79%) Retail
4 8 (14.04%) Legal
5 5 (8.77%) Banking
6 2 (3.51%) Publishing
7 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Developer
2 7 (12.28%) Web Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Designer
3 6 (10.53%) Web Designer
4 5 (8.77%) HTML CSS Developer
4 5 (8.77%) HTML Developer
4 5 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (8.77%) SEO Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Web Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Account Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Digital Account Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Tester
6 3 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.26%) Digital Executive
6 3 (5.26%) Digital Marketing Executive
6 3 (5.26%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (5.26%) Lead Tester
6 3 (5.26%) Marketing Executive
6 3 (5.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) HTML
2 19 (33.33%) CSS
3 12 (21.05%) HTML5
4 11 (19.30%) CSS3
4 11 (19.30%) jQuery
5 9 (15.79%) .NET
6 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
7 6 (10.53%) Ajax
7 6 (10.53%) JSON
7 6 (10.53%) Sass
7 6 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (8.77%) XHTML
8 5 (8.77%) XML
9 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.26%) Gherkin
9 3 (5.26%) LESS
9 3 (5.26%) Web Services
10 2 (3.51%) Backbone.js
10 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (3.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Social Media
2 12 (21.05%) User Experience
3 9 (15.79%) W3C
4 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.02%) Blog
5 4 (7.02%) FMCG
6 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.26%) Smartphone
7 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.51%) Copywriting
7 2 (3.51%) Fintech
8 1 (1.75%) Animation
8 1 (1.75%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.75%) RIA
8 1 (1.75%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Analytics
2 15 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 12 (21.05%) Content Management
4 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.30%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (17.54%) Web Development
6 9 (15.79%) Pay per click
6 9 (15.79%) Web Analytics
7 7 (12.28%) Mobile First
7 7 (12.28%) MVC
8 5 (8.77%) BDD
8 5 (8.77%) Front End Development
8 5 (8.77%) Online Marketing
8 5 (8.77%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (8.77%) Progressive Enhancement
8 5 (8.77%) Validation
8 5 (8.77%) Web Design
9 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.02%) Email Marketing
9 4 (7.02%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.53%) PHP
3 4 (7.02%) C#
3 4 (7.02%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) Groovy
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) Python
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.75%) MBA
2 1 (1.75%) MOS
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) WCAG
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
2 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Adobe
1 8 (14.04%) Google
2 6 (10.53%) Sitecore
3 5 (8.77%) EPiServer
3 5 (8.77%) Facebook
3 5 (8.77%) Twitter
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) Interwoven
5 3 (5.26%) Omniture
6 1 (1.75%) Apple
6 1 (1.75%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
City, London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago