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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 219 179 181
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +2
Permanent jobs citing SEO 98 173 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 1.39% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.68% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 64 111 110
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
9004 10292 9510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.36% 82.89% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7574 8575 8292
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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.

1 132 (57.14%) Marketing
2 101 (43.72%) Social Media
3 89 (38.53%) Analytics
4 84 (36.36%) Google
5 74 (32.03%) HTML
6 70 (30.30%) Pay per click
7 63 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
8 58 (25.11%) CSS
9 57 (24.68%) Google Analytics
10 56 (24.24%) JavaScript
11 54 (23.38%) Analytical Skills
12 52 (22.51%) Advertising
13 45 (19.48%) Finance
14 41 (17.75%) E-Commerce
14 41 (17.75%) Web Development
15 39 (16.88%) jQuery
16 38 (16.45%) CMS
17 34 (14.72%) PHP
18 31 (13.42%) Online Marketing
19 30 (12.99%) Web Analytics
19 30 (12.99%) Photoshop
19 30 (12.99%) Facebook
20 29 (12.55%) HTML5
21 28 (12.12%) CSS3
22 25 (10.82%) Content Management
22 25 (10.82%) Degree
23 23 (9.96%) Twitter
24 21 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
24 21 (9.09%) WordPress
25 20 (8.66%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 38 (16.45%) CMS
2 21 (9.09%) WordPress
3 7 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 7 (3.03%) Node.js
4 4 (1.73%) Drupal
5 3 (1.30%) Sitefinity
6 2 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.87%) nginx
6 2 (0.87%) Apache
7 1 (0.43%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) DNN
7 1 (0.43%) Confluence
7 1 (0.43%) Kentico
7 1 (0.43%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 30 (12.99%) Photoshop
2 13 (5.63%) MS Office
2 13 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.03%) Fireworks
5 6 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (2.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (1.73%) Acrobat
7 4 (1.73%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.19%) Magento
2 10 (4.33%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.30%) Bond Adapt
4 2 (0.87%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 57 (24.68%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.30%) Silverpop
3 2 (0.87%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.43%) GitHub
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.60%) Internet
2 3 (1.30%) FTP
3 1 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.19%) MySQL
2 5 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.30%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Dreamweaver
1 9 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.03%) Subversion
2 7 (3.03%) Jasmine
2 7 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (2.16%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (0.87%) Grunt
4 2 (0.87%) Appium
4 2 (0.87%) QUnit
4 2 (0.87%) jMock
4 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.87%) JMeter
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%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 132 (57.14%) Marketing
2 52 (22.51%) Advertising
3 45 (19.48%) Finance
4 13 (5.63%) Publishing
5 8 (3.46%) Retail
6 7 (3.03%) Multimedia
7 6 (2.60%) Legal
8 4 (1.73%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.43%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (22.94%) Developer
2 25 (10.82%) Web Developer
3 22 (9.52%) Marketing Manager
4 17 (7.36%) SEO Manager
5 16 (6.93%) Analyst
6 15 (6.49%) Front-End Developer
7 14 (6.06%) Marketing Executive
8 12 (5.19%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 12 (5.19%) Social Media Manager
9 11 (4.76%) Account Manager
10 9 (3.90%) SEO Analyst
11 8 (3.46%) Search Manager
11 8 (3.46%) Test Manager
11 8 (3.46%) Junior
11 8 (3.46%) Junior Developer
12 7 (3.03%) SEO Specialist
12 7 (3.03%) PPC Specialist
12 7 (3.03%) Web Analyst
12 7 (3.03%) PPC Manager
12 7 (3.03%) PPC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (32.03%) HTML
2 58 (25.11%) CSS
3 39 (16.88%) jQuery
4 29 (12.55%) HTML5
5 28 (12.12%) CSS3
6 12 (5.19%) Ajax
6 12 (5.19%) LESS
7 10 (4.33%) WebCenter
8 9 (3.90%) Backbone.js
9 8 (3.46%) YUI
9 8 (3.46%) JSON
9 8 (3.46%) .NET
10 7 (3.03%) Web Services
10 7 (3.03%) XHTML
10 7 (3.03%) Sass
10 7 (3.03%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.60%) XML
11 6 (2.60%) RESTful
12 5 (2.16%) Ext JS
12 5 (2.16%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 101 (43.72%) Social Media
2 54 (23.38%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.66%) User Experience
4 16 (6.93%) W3C
5 15 (6.49%) Blog
6 12 (5.19%) Open Source
7 9 (3.90%) New Media
7 9 (3.90%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.90%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.46%) Digital Media
9 7 (3.03%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.16%) Copywriting
10 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.30%) Derivative
11 3 (1.30%) NHS
11 3 (1.30%) Kindle
11 3 (1.30%) Social Network
12 2 (0.87%) iPad
12 2 (0.87%) Statistics
12 2 (0.87%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.03%) Linux
2 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
2 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X Server
2 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.43%) UNIX
3 1 (0.43%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (38.53%) Analytics
2 70 (30.30%) Pay per click
3 63 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
4 41 (17.75%) Web Development
4 41 (17.75%) E-Commerce
5 31 (13.42%) Online Marketing
6 30 (12.99%) Web Analytics
7 25 (10.82%) Content Management
8 21 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (8.23%) Competitor Analysis
10 14 (6.06%) Project Management
10 14 (6.06%) MVC
10 14 (6.06%) Time Management
11 13 (5.63%) CRM
12 12 (5.19%) Mentoring
12 12 (5.19%) Social Media Marketing
13 11 (4.76%) Marketing Strategy
14 10 (4.33%) Link Building
14 10 (4.33%) PRINCE2
14 10 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 34 (14.72%) PHP
3 18 (7.79%) Java
4 6 (2.60%) Ruby
5 5 (2.16%) Clojure
5 5 (2.16%) Python
5 5 (2.16%) SQL
6 3 (1.30%) C
7 2 (0.87%) C#
8 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (10.82%) Degree
2 8 (3.46%) ISEB
2 8 (3.46%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.76%) WCAG
2 6 (2.60%) QA
3 3 (1.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (5.63%) TeamSite
2 2 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 84 (36.36%) Google
2 30 (12.99%) Facebook
3 23 (9.96%) Twitter
4 16 (6.93%) Adobe
5 11 (4.76%) Omniture
6 10 (4.33%) Coremetrics
6 10 (4.33%) Interwoven
6 10 (4.33%) Oracle
6 10 (4.33%) FatWire
7 8 (3.46%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.03%) Zend
8 7 (3.03%) Sitecore
8 7 (3.03%) Ektron
9 3 (1.30%) Yahoo!
9 3 (1.30%) Mitel
9 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.30%) Cisco
10 2 (0.87%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.87%) Apigee
10 2 (0.87%) Mashery
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £70000 - £85000 Per Annum car allowance, bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 45000 and great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38711.00 - £44516.00 per annum + 3500 Retention Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum 20% bonus, private health insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago