The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 212 171 174
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +3
Permanent jobs citing SEO 123 167 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.00% 1.40% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.73% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 71 102 153
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10043 9659 10251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.33% 80.86% 78.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8263 8454 9331
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SEO
London

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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 178 (59.14%) Marketing
2 173 (57.48%) HTML
3 150 (49.83%) CSS
4 139 (46.18%) JavaScript
5 118 (39.20%) E-Commerce
6 90 (29.90%) Analytics
7 86 (28.57%) Advertising
8 85 (28.24%) Social Media
9 78 (25.91%) CMS
10 76 (25.25%) Pay per click
11 74 (24.58%) HTML5
12 72 (23.92%) Retail
12 72 (23.92%) jQuery
13 71 (23.59%) .NET
14 67 (22.26%) CSS3
15 65 (21.59%) MVC
16 61 (20.27%) Digital Marketing
17 60 (19.93%) Google
18 57 (18.94%) ASP.NET
19 54 (17.94%) Degree
20 45 (14.95%) Web Development
21 43 (14.29%) Photoshop
22 42 (13.95%) XML
23 41 (13.62%) C#
24 40 (13.29%) Adobe
24 40 (13.29%) Ajax
24 40 (13.29%) Responsive Web Design
25 39 (12.96%) Umbraco
25 39 (12.96%) Google Analytics
25 39 (12.96%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 78 (25.91%) CMS
2 39 (12.96%) Umbraco
3 33 (10.96%) WordPress
4 11 (3.65%) Drupal
5 9 (2.99%) Apache
6 5 (1.66%) Node.js
6 5 (1.66%) PrestaShop
7 4 (1.33%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.33%) TeamSite
7 4 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 19 (6.31%) MS Office
2 19 (6.31%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.00%) InDesign
4 3 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (12.96%) Google Analytics
2 10 (3.32%) Magento
2 10 (3.32%) WebTrends
3 6 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.00%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.33%) Responsys
2 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.33%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.33%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.99%) Internet
2 4 (1.33%) Intranet
3 3 (1.00%) Broadband
4 2 (0.66%) LAN
4 2 (0.66%) WAN
4 2 (0.66%) SAN
4 2 (0.66%) Firewall
4 2 (0.66%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.97%) MySQL
3 21 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.33%) Jackrabbit
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.66%) MS Access
9 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 33 (10.96%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.65%) NUnit
2 17 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (5.32%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.32%) Jasmine
4 14 (4.65%) Dreamweaver
5 13 (4.32%) JIRA
6 7 (2.33%) Subversion
7 4 (1.33%) Maven
7 4 (1.33%) JUnit
7 4 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.33%) Mockito
8 1 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 178 (59.14%) Marketing
2 86 (28.57%) Advertising
3 72 (23.92%) Retail
4 32 (10.63%) Finance
5 22 (7.31%) Publishing
6 8 (2.66%) Law
6 8 (2.66%) Legal
7 6 (1.99%) German Language
8 4 (1.33%) Billing
8 4 (1.33%) Games
9 3 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.00%) Russian Language
9 3 (1.00%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.66%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.66%) Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (31.23%) Developer
2 32 (10.63%) Front-End Developer
3 30 (9.97%) Web Developer
4 29 (9.63%) Analyst
5 20 (6.64%) Designer
6 19 (6.31%) .NET Developer
7 18 (5.98%) C# Developer
8 17 (5.65%) ASP Developer
8 17 (5.65%) C# Web Developer
8 17 (5.65%) Umbraco Developer
9 14 (4.65%) E-Commerce Manager
9 14 (4.65%) Marketing Manager
10 12 (3.99%) SEO Executive
10 12 (3.99%) PPC Specialist
10 12 (3.99%) Production Manager
10 12 (3.99%) PPC Executive
10 12 (3.99%) PPC Manager
10 12 (3.99%) PPC Analyst
11 11 (3.65%) User Experience Designer
11 11 (3.65%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (57.48%) HTML
2 150 (49.83%) CSS
3 74 (24.58%) HTML5
4 72 (23.92%) jQuery
5 71 (23.59%) .NET
6 67 (22.26%) CSS3
7 57 (18.94%) ASP.NET
8 42 (13.95%) XML
9 40 (13.29%) Ajax
10 34 (11.30%) XHTML
11 31 (10.30%) .NET Framework
12 23 (7.64%) LESS
13 22 (7.31%) Sass
14 20 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (6.31%) XSLT
16 17 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 17 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 16 (5.32%) KnockoutJS
18 12 (3.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 12 (3.99%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 85 (28.24%) Social Media
2 22 (7.31%) W3C
3 16 (5.32%) Blog
3 16 (5.32%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.32%) Statistics
5 9 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.66%) Copywriting
7 7 (2.33%) Photography
7 7 (2.33%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.99%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.66%) Open Source
10 4 (1.33%) Semantic Web
11 3 (1.00%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.00%) Social Network
11 3 (1.00%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.00%) STB
11 3 (1.00%) iPad
12 2 (0.66%) Animation
12 2 (0.66%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.98%) Linux
2 8 (2.66%) Android
3 4 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.00%) Windows
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (39.20%) E-Commerce
2 90 (29.90%) Analytics
3 76 (25.25%) Pay per click
4 65 (21.59%) MVC
5 61 (20.27%) Digital Marketing
6 45 (14.95%) Web Development
7 40 (13.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 38 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (11.30%) CRM
9 34 (11.30%) Online Marketing
10 31 (10.30%) Web Analytics
11 30 (9.97%) Content Management
12 25 (8.31%) TDD
13 24 (7.97%) OO
14 23 (7.64%) Project Management
14 23 (7.64%) Email Marketing
15 20 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (6.31%) Search Engine Marketing
16 19 (6.31%) BDD
17 17 (5.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 139 (46.18%) JavaScript
2 41 (13.62%) C#
3 39 (12.96%) PHP
4 24 (7.97%) SQL
5 18 (5.98%) XPath
6 17 (5.65%) Java
7 3 (1.00%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (0.66%) Python
8 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.66%) Ruby
8 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.33%) VBA
9 1 (0.33%) PHP5
9 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 54 (17.94%) Degree
2 7 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.31%) SLA
2 8 (2.66%) WCAG
3 6 (1.99%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.66%) QA
5 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.66%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 60 (19.93%) Google
2 40 (13.29%) Adobe
3 29 (9.63%) Facebook
4 18 (5.98%) Microsoft
5 17 (5.65%) Twitter
6 12 (3.99%) Demandware
7 11 (3.65%) Omniture
8 7 (2.33%) Zend
9 6 (1.99%) Oracle
10 4 (1.33%) Interwoven
10 4 (1.33%) ATG
10 4 (1.33%) Splunk
11 3 (1.00%) Endeca
11 3 (1.00%) JBoss
12 2 (0.66%) HP
12 2 (0.66%) Juniper
12 2 (0.66%) Yahoo!
12 2 (0.66%) FatWire
12 2 (0.66%) VMware
12 2 (0.66%) Sitecore
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £55 - 75k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
House of Fraser
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Success Digital
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago