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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 213 201 205
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing SEO 90 129 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 1.10% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.32% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 66 80 86
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,150 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
8221 9740 9773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.98% 83.03% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7041 8088 8617
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 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 28 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.

1 139 (66.51%) Marketing
2 120 (57.42%) Analytics
3 87 (41.63%) Digital Marketing
4 85 (40.67%) HTML
5 81 (38.76%) Social Media
6 77 (36.84%) Google
7 74 (35.41%) Pay per click
8 70 (33.49%) CSS
9 69 (33.01%) JavaScript
10 63 (30.14%) Google Analytics
11 47 (22.49%) Web Analytics
12 46 (22.01%) HTML5
13 43 (20.57%) CSS3
14 41 (19.62%) CMS
15 40 (19.14%) Project Management
16 39 (18.66%) Analytical Skills
17 38 (18.18%) Degree
18 36 (17.22%) E-Commerce
19 34 (16.27%) jQuery
20 30 (14.35%) User Experience
21 29 (13.88%) Retail
22 28 (13.40%) Photoshop
23 27 (12.92%) PHP
23 27 (12.92%) Advertising
23 27 (12.92%) Web Development
23 27 (12.92%) Online Marketing
24 25 (11.96%) Content Management
24 25 (11.96%) Adobe
25 22 (10.53%) SQL
25 22 (10.53%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 41 (19.62%) CMS
2 19 (9.09%) WordPress
3 7 (3.35%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.91%) Confluence
4 4 (1.91%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.44%) Node.js
6 1 (0.48%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.48%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (0.48%) Kentico
6 1 (0.48%) DNN
6 1 (0.48%) IIS
6 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (13.40%) Photoshop
2 12 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.87%) InDesign
4 6 (2.87%) Adobe After Effects
5 5 (2.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.44%) Fireworks
6 3 (1.44%) MS Office
7 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (8.13%) Magento
2 2 (0.96%) Tridion
3 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 63 (30.14%) Google Analytics
2 7 (3.35%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (1.44%) SaaS
4 2 (0.96%) GitHub
4 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.26%) HTTP
2 5 (2.39%) Internet
3 4 (1.91%) SSL
4 3 (1.44%) Skype
4 3 (1.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.74%) MySQL
2 8 (3.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.91%) Big Data
4 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.91%) JIRA
2 4 (1.91%) Cucumber
2 4 (1.91%) Appium
3 3 (1.44%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.44%) Subversion
4 2 (0.96%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.96%) Selenium
5 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.48%) Grunt
5 1 (0.48%) gulp
5 1 (0.48%) Mocha
5 1 (0.48%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
General
1 139 (66.51%) Marketing
2 29 (13.88%) Retail
3 27 (12.92%) Advertising
4 22 (10.53%) Finance
5 14 (6.70%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.31%) French Language
7 7 (3.35%) Automotive
7 7 (3.35%) Publishing
8 6 (2.87%) Legal
8 6 (2.87%) German Language
9 5 (2.39%) Italian Language
10 3 (1.44%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.96%) Games
12 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.48%) Electronics
12 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (27.27%) Developer
2 22 (10.53%) Marketing Manager
3 19 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 16 (7.66%) Analyst
4 16 (7.66%) Senior Developer
5 13 (6.22%) Web Developer
6 11 (5.26%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 10 (4.78%) PPC Specialist
7 10 (4.78%) SEO Manager
7 10 (4.78%) Account Manager
7 10 (4.78%) PPC Manager
7 10 (4.78%) PPC Analyst
7 10 (4.78%) PPC Executive
8 9 (4.31%) Consultant
8 9 (4.31%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.31%) Lead Developer
9 8 (3.83%) Senior Manager
10 7 (3.35%) Development Manager
10 7 (3.35%) Junior
10 7 (3.35%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (40.67%) HTML
2 70 (33.49%) CSS
3 46 (22.01%) HTML5
4 43 (20.57%) CSS3
5 34 (16.27%) jQuery
6 15 (7.18%) XHTML
7 14 (6.70%) LESS
8 11 (5.26%) Web Services
9 10 (4.78%) AngularJS
10 9 (4.31%) XML
11 8 (3.83%) Ajax
11 8 (3.83%) React
12 7 (3.35%) .NET
13 6 (2.87%) WebCenter
14 5 (2.39%) Sass
14 5 (2.39%) .NET Framework
15 4 (1.91%) Zend Framework
15 4 (1.91%) JSP
15 4 (1.91%) SOAP
15 4 (1.91%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 81 (38.76%) Social Media
2 39 (18.66%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (14.35%) User Experience
4 16 (7.66%) Mobile App
5 13 (6.22%) W3C
6 11 (5.26%) Computer Science
7 10 (4.78%) Copywriting
7 10 (4.78%) Digital Media
8 7 (3.35%) Blog
8 7 (3.35%) Statistics
9 6 (2.87%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.39%) FMCG
11 4 (1.91%) Semantic Web
11 4 (1.91%) Wiki
11 4 (1.91%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.91%) iPad
12 3 (1.44%) Kindle
12 3 (1.44%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (1.44%) Economics
12 3 (1.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.35%) Android
1 7 (3.35%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (57.42%) Analytics
2 87 (41.63%) Digital Marketing
3 74 (35.41%) Pay per click
4 47 (22.49%) Web Analytics
5 40 (19.14%) Project Management
6 36 (17.22%) E-Commerce
7 27 (12.92%) Web Development
7 27 (12.92%) Online Marketing
8 25 (11.96%) Content Management
9 20 (9.57%) CRM
9 20 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (8.13%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (7.18%) Open Source
11 15 (7.18%) Marketing Strategy
11 15 (7.18%) Scrum
12 11 (5.26%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.78%) Data Analysis
13 10 (4.78%) Data Protection
14 9 (4.31%) Social Media Marketing
14 9 (4.31%) Link Building
Programming Languages
1 69 (33.01%) JavaScript
2 27 (12.92%) PHP
3 22 (10.53%) SQL
4 5 (2.39%) C#
4 5 (2.39%) Java
5 3 (1.44%) C
6 2 (0.96%) Ruby
6 2 (0.96%) Scala
7 1 (0.48%) R
7 1 (0.48%) Go
7 1 (0.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.74%) WCAG
2 11 (5.26%) QA
3 3 (1.44%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (3.83%) TeamSite
2 3 (1.44%) Plesk
2 3 (1.44%) cPanel
Vendors
1 77 (36.84%) Google
2 25 (11.96%) Adobe
3 22 (10.53%) Facebook
4 12 (5.74%) Twitter
5 11 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.83%) Interwoven
7 7 (3.35%) Omniture
7 7 (3.35%) Sitecore
8 6 (2.87%) FatWire
8 6 (2.87%) Oracle
9 4 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.91%) Zend
9 4 (1.91%) Yahoo!
10 3 (1.44%) Ektron
10 3 (1.44%) Sony
11 2 (0.96%) Maxymiser
11 2 (0.96%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.96%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.96%) Apigee
11 2 (0.96%) Mashery
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £21000 - £27000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £110,000 plus excellent bonus and company package.
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Send
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Week
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum (~£34k/pa + £1.5/pa bonus) + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The Fix Creative
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago