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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
London / City of London
Rank 196 228 184
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -44
Permanent jobs citing SEO 32 30 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.47% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.53% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 84
Median salary £40,000 £57,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +50.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £71,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
4408 5641 8570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.79% 88.60% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3993 5038 7427
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £87,500
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 17 January 2017.

SEO Salary Histogram in the City of London

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 29 (50.88%) Marketing
2 22 (38.60%) HTML
3 21 (36.84%) CSS
4 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 18 (31.58%) Social Media
5 18 (31.58%) Analytics
6 16 (28.07%) Internet
6 16 (28.07%) Finance
7 14 (24.56%) HTML5
8 12 (21.05%) User Experience
8 12 (21.05%) Google
8 12 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (19.30%) Pay per click
9 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (19.30%) CMS
9 11 (19.30%) Sass
10 10 (17.54%) CSS3
10 10 (17.54%) Google Analytics
11 9 (15.79%) Internet Marketing
11 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
12 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
12 8 (14.04%) .NET
12 8 (14.04%) Web Development
12 8 (14.04%) Degree
13 7 (12.28%) jQuery
14 6 (10.53%) Statistics
14 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (10.53%) Ajax
14 6 (10.53%) Twitter
14 6 (10.53%) Node.js

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 11 (19.30%) CMS
2 4 (7.02%) Drupal
3 3 (5.26%) Apache
3 3 (5.26%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.51%) Sitefinity
4 2 (3.51%) WordPress
5 1 (1.75%) Confluence
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.26%) GIMP
3 2 (3.51%) MS Office
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Google Analytics
2 5 (8.77%) AdWords
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) Internet
2 3 (5.26%) DNS
2 3 (5.26%) SSL
3 2 (3.51%) VoIP
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) HTTP
4 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.26%) Grunt
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) gulp
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 29 (50.88%) Marketing
2 16 (28.07%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) Legal
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
4 4 (7.02%) Publishing
5 2 (3.51%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.75%) Games
6 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) Consultant
2 9 (15.79%) Marketing Manager
2 9 (15.79%) Sales Consultant
2 9 (15.79%) SEO Consultant
3 7 (12.28%) SEO Manager
4 6 (10.53%) SEO Executive
4 6 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.77%) New Business Sales Executive
5 5 (8.77%) Sales Executive
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) HTML Developer
6 4 (7.02%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Sales Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Senior SEO Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Social Media Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 3 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) HTML
2 21 (36.84%) CSS
3 14 (24.56%) HTML5
4 11 (19.30%) Sass
5 10 (17.54%) CSS3
6 8 (14.04%) .NET
6 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.28%) jQuery
8 6 (10.53%) Ajax
8 6 (10.53%) Node.js
9 5 (8.77%) LESS
9 5 (8.77%) React
9 5 (8.77%) REST
10 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (7.02%) XML
11 3 (5.26%) JSON
12 2 (3.51%) RESTful
12 2 (3.51%) XHTML
13 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (1.75%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Social Media
2 12 (21.05%) User Experience
3 6 (10.53%) Statistics
4 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.02%) Blog
5 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.26%) Fintech
6 3 (5.26%) W3C
7 2 (3.51%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Android
1 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Analytics
2 12 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.30%) Pay per click
4 9 (15.79%) Internet Marketing
5 8 (14.04%) Web Development
6 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.77%) Mobile First
7 5 (8.77%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (8.77%) Scrum
8 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.02%) Marketing Strategy
8 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (7.02%) MVC
8 4 (7.02%) TDD
9 3 (5.26%) Content Management
9 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.26%) Validation
9 3 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.77%) C#
2 5 (8.77%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) Apple Swift
3 4 (7.02%) PHP
4 3 (5.26%) SQL
5 2 (3.51%) R
6 1 (1.75%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) CITP
2 1 (1.75%) MCSD
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Google
2 6 (10.53%) Twitter
3 4 (7.02%) Facebook
3 4 (7.02%) Xamarin
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Adobe
5 2 (3.51%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.51%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.75%) Canon
6 1 (1.75%) DoubleClick
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Mitel
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) Tableau
6 1 (1.75%) Tealium
6 1 (1.75%) Xerox
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Pension, healthcare + More
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Barclays
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Chelsea Apps Factory Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum free breakfast, pension, cycle to wo
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago