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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 183 218 149
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -69
Permanent jobs citing SEO 126 130 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 1.00% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.20% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 89 82 120
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
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
8847 10874 10039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.38% 83.73% 82.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7559 9066 8652
Average salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.86% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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.

1 138 (60.00%) Marketing
2 126 (54.78%) Analytics
3 104 (45.22%) HTML
4 93 (40.43%) Social Media
5 85 (36.96%) Digital Marketing
6 82 (35.65%) CSS
7 81 (35.22%) Pay per click
8 77 (33.48%) JavaScript
9 76 (33.04%) Google
10 63 (27.39%) Google Analytics
11 52 (22.61%) Web Analytics
11 52 (22.61%) HTML5
12 49 (21.30%) CSS3
12 49 (21.30%) CMS
13 47 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (20.00%) E-Commerce
14 46 (20.00%) jQuery
15 40 (17.39%) Photoshop
16 35 (15.22%) Degree
17 34 (14.78%) Project Management
17 34 (14.78%) Advertising
18 32 (13.91%) User Experience
19 31 (13.48%) Facebook
19 31 (13.48%) Web Development
20 30 (13.04%) Content Management
21 27 (11.74%) Finance
21 27 (11.74%) Adobe
21 27 (11.74%) PHP
22 25 (10.87%) Retail
22 25 (10.87%) Online Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 49 (21.30%) CMS
2 23 (10.00%) WordPress
3 10 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 9 (3.91%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.74%) Node.js
6 2 (0.87%) Sitefinity
6 2 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.87%) Immediacy CMS
6 2 (0.87%) Kentico
6 2 (0.87%) DNN
6 2 (0.87%) Drupal
6 2 (0.87%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) Apache
7 1 (0.43%) SAS
7 1 (0.43%) nginx
7 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 40 (17.39%) Photoshop
2 12 (5.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (4.35%) MS Excel
5 9 (3.91%) MS Office
6 7 (3.04%) Fireworks
7 6 (2.61%) InDesign
7 6 (2.61%) Adobe After Effects
7 6 (2.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (1.74%) Final Cut Pro
8 4 (1.74%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (6.96%) Magento
2 10 (4.35%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.30%) Bond Adapt
4 2 (0.87%) Radian6
4 2 (0.87%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 63 (27.39%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.74%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.87%) GitHub
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.74%) Internet
2 3 (1.30%) Skype
2 3 (1.30%) FTP
2 3 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.91%) MySQL
2 5 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (5.65%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.91%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.30%) Subversion
3 3 (1.30%) Jasmine
3 3 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (0.87%) Appium
4 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.87%) jMock
4 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.87%) QUnit
4 2 (0.87%) JMeter
4 2 (0.87%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.87%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.87%) Mockito
4 2 (0.87%) Mocha
5 1 (0.43%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.43%) JIRA
5 1 (0.43%) Selenium
5 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 138 (60.00%) Marketing
2 34 (14.78%) Advertising
3 27 (11.74%) Finance
4 25 (10.87%) Retail
5 12 (5.22%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.91%) Legal
7 7 (3.04%) Multimedia
7 7 (3.04%) Publishing
8 4 (1.74%) Automotive
8 4 (1.74%) Law
9 2 (0.87%) Games
10 1 (0.43%) Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
10 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.43%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (29.13%) Developer
2 25 (10.87%) Analyst
3 23 (10.00%) Marketing Manager
3 23 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 20 (8.70%) Web Developer
5 15 (6.52%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 14 (6.09%) Senior Developer
7 13 (5.65%) PPC Specialist
7 13 (5.65%) PPC Manager
7 13 (5.65%) PPC Analyst
7 13 (5.65%) PPC Executive
8 11 (4.78%) Account Manager
9 10 (4.35%) Consultant
9 10 (4.35%) SEO Manager
10 9 (3.91%) SEO Analyst
10 9 (3.91%) Web Analyst
10 9 (3.91%) Junior
10 9 (3.91%) Lead Developer
10 9 (3.91%) Junior Developer
11 8 (3.48%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (45.22%) HTML
2 82 (35.65%) CSS
3 52 (22.61%) HTML5
4 49 (21.30%) CSS3
5 46 (20.00%) jQuery
6 21 (9.13%) LESS
7 17 (7.39%) XHTML
8 13 (5.65%) WebCenter
9 12 (5.22%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.91%) Sass
10 9 (3.91%) Ajax
11 7 (3.04%) React
12 6 (2.61%) XML
13 5 (2.17%) .NET
13 5 (2.17%) Flash
14 4 (1.74%) Zend Framework
14 4 (1.74%) Backbone.js
14 4 (1.74%) Web Services
15 3 (1.30%) JSP
15 3 (1.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 93 (40.43%) Social Media
2 47 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (13.91%) User Experience
4 19 (8.26%) W3C
5 18 (7.83%) Mobile App
6 11 (4.78%) Digital Media
7 7 (3.04%) Blog
8 6 (2.61%) Copywriting
8 6 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.61%) Statistics
9 5 (2.17%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.74%) iPad
10 4 (1.74%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.74%) Economics
10 4 (1.74%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (1.30%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.30%) Kindle
11 3 (1.30%) Social Network
12 2 (0.87%) Physics
12 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.61%) Android
1 6 (2.61%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.74%) Linux
3 2 (0.87%) UNIX
3 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.43%) Windows
4 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (54.78%) Analytics
2 85 (36.96%) Digital Marketing
3 81 (35.22%) Pay per click
4 52 (22.61%) Web Analytics
5 46 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 34 (14.78%) Project Management
7 31 (13.48%) Web Development
8 30 (13.04%) Content Management
9 25 (10.87%) Online Marketing
10 21 (9.13%) Open Source
10 21 (9.13%) CRM
11 19 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (6.96%) Marketing Strategy
13 14 (6.09%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (5.65%) Social Media Marketing
15 12 (5.22%) Mentoring
16 10 (4.35%) Competitor Analysis
16 10 (4.35%) Data Protection
17 9 (3.91%) Email Marketing
17 9 (3.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 77 (33.48%) JavaScript
2 27 (11.74%) PHP
3 13 (5.65%) SQL
4 11 (4.78%) Java
5 2 (0.87%) C#
5 2 (0.87%) Python
5 2 (0.87%) Ruby
6 1 (0.43%) Scala
6 1 (0.43%) Clojure
6 1 (0.43%) R
6 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (15.22%) Degree
2 2 (0.87%) ISEB
2 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.39%) WCAG
2 3 (1.30%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (6.52%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 76 (33.04%) Google
2 31 (13.48%) Facebook
3 27 (11.74%) Adobe
4 15 (6.52%) Interwoven
4 15 (6.52%) Twitter
5 13 (5.65%) Oracle
5 13 (5.65%) FatWire
6 9 (3.91%) Omniture
6 9 (3.91%) Sitecore
7 7 (3.04%) Ektron
8 6 (2.61%) Microsoft
8 6 (2.61%) Yahoo!
8 6 (2.61%) Zend
9 5 (2.17%) Coremetrics
10 4 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.74%) Apigee
10 4 (1.74%) Mashery
10 4 (1.74%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.30%) Sony
11 3 (1.30%) Mitel
City, London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £21000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum (~£42k basic + £2k bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Work from home 1 day a week, flexibl
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £51773.96 - £59170.24 per annum + Bonus + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30k - £35k+ excellent benefits and extensive career progression oppor
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Gym, Perks
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Experian
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Experian
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago