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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 175 179 159
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs citing SEO 175 145 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 1.23% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.55% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 113 113 189
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10299 9379 10943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.36% 79.75% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8594 8195 9932
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 165 (57.49%) HTML
2 153 (53.31%) JavaScript
3 148 (51.57%) CSS
4 137 (47.74%) Marketing
5 100 (34.84%) E-Commerce
6 99 (34.49%) jQuery
7 92 (32.06%) Analytics
8 91 (31.71%) .NET
9 83 (28.92%) MVC
10 82 (28.57%) CMS
11 77 (26.83%) XML
12 73 (25.44%) ASP.NET
12 73 (25.44%) Retail
12 73 (25.44%) HTML5
13 69 (24.04%) Social Media
14 64 (22.30%) CSS3
15 63 (21.95%) Google
15 63 (21.95%) Advertising
16 58 (20.21%) Digital Marketing
17 51 (17.77%) Degree
17 51 (17.77%) Photoshop
18 50 (17.42%) Pay per click
19 49 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
20 48 (16.72%) C#
21 47 (16.38%) Web Development
22 46 (16.03%) SQL Server
22 46 (16.03%) Responsive Web Design
23 45 (15.68%) Ajax
24 43 (14.98%) Web Analytics
24 43 (14.98%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 82 (28.57%) CMS
2 41 (14.29%) Umbraco
3 26 (9.06%) WordPress
4 23 (8.01%) Drupal
5 12 (4.18%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.48%) Apache
7 8 (2.79%) Adobe CQ
8 7 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.74%) Commerce Server
9 5 (1.74%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (1.74%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.74%) TeamSite
9 5 (1.74%) Joomla!
9 5 (1.74%) Alfresco
9 5 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.74%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.74%) Liferay
9 5 (1.74%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 51 (17.77%) Photoshop
2 16 (5.57%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.14%) MS Office
5 5 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.74%) InDesign
6 4 (1.39%) Fireworks
7 3 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.35%) MS Project
8 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (14.63%) Google Analytics
2 13 (4.53%) Magento
3 6 (2.09%) SiteCatalyst
3 6 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.35%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.44%) MailChimp
3 5 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.74%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.62%) Internet
2 9 (3.14%) Intranet
3 5 (1.74%) SSL
3 5 (1.74%) DNS
4 3 (1.05%) Broadband
5 2 (0.70%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 27 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (8.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (8.36%) MySQL
6 16 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.05%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.70%) MS Access
10 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.35%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (13.59%) Visual Studio
2 25 (8.71%) NUnit
2 25 (8.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (8.01%) Jasmine
4 15 (5.23%) Dreamweaver
5 11 (3.83%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.09%) JIRA
7 4 (1.39%) Axure RP
7 4 (1.39%) Subversion
8 3 (1.05%) JUnit
8 3 (1.05%) Maven
8 3 (1.05%) Mockito
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.35%) PHPUnit
General
1 137 (47.74%) Marketing
2 73 (25.44%) Retail
3 63 (21.95%) Advertising
4 31 (10.80%) Finance
5 14 (4.88%) Publishing
6 6 (2.09%) Billing
7 5 (1.74%) Games
8 4 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.05%) German Language
9 3 (1.05%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.70%) Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Legal
11 1 (0.35%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 99 (34.49%) Developer
2 39 (13.59%) Analyst
3 35 (12.20%) Web Developer
4 30 (10.45%) Front-End Developer
5 25 (8.71%) C# Web Developer
5 25 (8.71%) C# Developer
5 25 (8.71%) ASP Developer
5 25 (8.71%) Umbraco Developer
6 20 (6.97%) Senior Support Analyst
6 20 (6.97%) Applications Support Analyst
6 20 (6.97%) Senior Analyst
6 20 (6.97%) Support Analyst
6 20 (6.97%) Applications Support
6 20 (6.97%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 19 (6.62%) .NET Developer
8 12 (4.18%) PPC Manager
8 12 (4.18%) PPC Analyst
8 12 (4.18%) PPC Executive
8 12 (4.18%) PHP Developer
8 12 (4.18%) PPC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (57.49%) HTML
2 148 (51.57%) CSS
3 99 (34.49%) jQuery
4 91 (31.71%) .NET
5 77 (26.83%) XML
6 73 (25.44%) ASP.NET
6 73 (25.44%) HTML5
7 64 (22.30%) CSS3
8 45 (15.68%) Ajax
9 43 (14.98%) .NET Framework
10 39 (13.59%) XHTML
11 37 (12.89%) XSLT
12 32 (11.15%) LESS
13 25 (8.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (8.71%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 25 (8.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 23 (8.01%) KnockoutJS
15 22 (7.67%) Sass
16 18 (6.27%) WCF
16 18 (6.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 69 (24.04%) Social Media
2 24 (8.36%) Statistics
3 15 (5.23%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.83%) Blog
5 10 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.14%) STB
6 9 (3.14%) Smartphone
7 8 (2.79%) Digital Media
7 8 (2.79%) Open Source
7 8 (2.79%) W3C
8 6 (2.09%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.74%) Copywriting
9 5 (1.74%) iPhone
9 5 (1.74%) iPad
10 4 (1.39%) Semantic Web
10 4 (1.39%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.39%) Photography
11 2 (0.70%) Spread Betting
12 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.35%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.92%) Linux
2 15 (5.23%) Apple iOS
2 15 (5.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (34.84%) E-Commerce
2 92 (32.06%) Analytics
3 83 (28.92%) MVC
4 58 (20.21%) Digital Marketing
5 50 (17.42%) Pay per click
6 49 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (16.38%) Web Development
8 46 (16.03%) Responsive Web Design
9 43 (14.98%) Web Analytics
10 39 (13.59%) Content Management
11 37 (12.89%) Online Marketing
12 36 (12.54%) Project Management
13 32 (11.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (11.15%) OO
14 29 (10.10%) CRM
15 26 (9.06%) Information Architecture
15 26 (9.06%) TDD
16 25 (8.71%) SOA
16 25 (8.71%) Web Application Development
17 24 (8.36%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 153 (53.31%) JavaScript
2 48 (16.72%) C#
3 43 (14.98%) PHP
4 30 (10.45%) Java
5 26 (9.06%) XPath
6 22 (7.67%) SQL
7 3 (1.05%) Python
7 3 (1.05%) Ruby
7 3 (1.05%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (0.70%) VBScript
8 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.35%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.35%) VBA
9 1 (0.35%) PHP5
9 1 (0.35%) R
9 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (17.77%) Degree
2 20 (6.97%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.05%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.71%) SLA
2 5 (1.74%) QA
3 3 (1.05%) WCAG
4 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.05%) Varnish
Vendors
1 63 (21.95%) Google
2 30 (10.45%) Adobe
3 17 (5.92%) Facebook
4 14 (4.88%) Oracle
5 13 (4.53%) Omniture
6 9 (3.14%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.14%) Sitecore
6 9 (3.14%) Twitter
7 8 (2.79%) Hitwise
7 8 (2.79%) ATG
8 7 (2.44%) Zend
9 5 (1.74%) Open Text
9 5 (1.74%) IBM
9 5 (1.74%) hybris
9 5 (1.74%) Akamai
9 5 (1.74%) Demandware
9 5 (1.74%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.05%) FatWire
10 3 (1.05%) Interwoven
10 3 (1.05%) Splunk
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Modis International - London
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Realise Ltd
Salary: Superb salary and benefits package on offer
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Propel
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus, Car
Posted: 7 days ago
City Of Westminster, London
Simply Media TV Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Premier Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago