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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 208 159 181
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +22
Permanent jobs citing SEO 122 171 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.00% 1.43% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.77% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 70 101 151
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 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9898 9686 10258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.36% 80.82% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8156 8463 9350
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 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 22 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.

1 172 (57.72%) Marketing
2 170 (57.05%) HTML
3 147 (49.33%) CSS
4 136 (45.64%) JavaScript
5 115 (38.59%) E-Commerce
6 93 (31.21%) Analytics
7 86 (28.86%) Social Media
8 83 (27.85%) Advertising
9 76 (25.50%) CMS
10 75 (25.17%) Pay per click
10 75 (25.17%) jQuery
11 73 (24.50%) HTML5
12 72 (24.16%) Retail
13 71 (23.83%) .NET
14 67 (22.48%) CSS3
15 64 (21.48%) MVC
15 64 (21.48%) Google
16 61 (20.47%) Digital Marketing
17 56 (18.79%) ASP.NET
18 53 (17.79%) Degree
19 48 (16.11%) Web Development
20 43 (14.43%) Photoshop
21 42 (14.09%) XML
22 41 (13.76%) Google Analytics
22 41 (13.76%) Responsive Web Design
23 40 (13.42%) Ajax
24 39 (13.09%) C#
24 39 (13.09%) Adobe
25 38 (12.75%) PHP
25 38 (12.75%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 76 (25.50%) CMS
2 38 (12.75%) Umbraco
3 33 (11.07%) WordPress
4 12 (4.03%) Drupal
5 9 (3.02%) Apache
6 5 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.68%) PrestaShop
7 4 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (1.34%) Node.js
7 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.01%) TeamSite
8 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (14.43%) Photoshop
2 18 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.04%) MS Office
3 8 (2.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.01%) InDesign
6 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (13.76%) Google Analytics
2 10 (3.36%) WebTrends
2 10 (3.36%) Magento
3 6 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.01%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.35%) Responsys
2 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.02%) Internet
2 5 (1.68%) Intranet
3 3 (1.01%) Broadband
4 1 (0.34%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.34%) LAN
4 1 (0.34%) WAN
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
4 1 (0.34%) SAN
4 1 (0.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.07%) MySQL
3 21 (7.05%) Relational Database
4 18 (6.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.34%) Jackrabbit
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.67%) MS Access
9 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 33 (11.07%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (6.04%) NUnit
3 17 (5.70%) Jasmine
4 14 (4.70%) Dreamweaver
5 13 (4.36%) JIRA
5 13 (4.36%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.35%) Subversion
7 4 (1.34%) Mockito
7 4 (1.34%) JUnit
7 4 (1.34%) Maven
8 3 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
General
1 172 (57.72%) Marketing
2 83 (27.85%) Advertising
3 72 (24.16%) Retail
4 31 (10.40%) Finance
5 21 (7.05%) Publishing
6 6 (2.01%) Legal
6 6 (2.01%) German Language
7 5 (1.68%) Law
8 4 (1.34%) Games
8 4 (1.34%) Billing
9 3 (1.01%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.01%) Russian Language
9 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.67%) Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 91 (30.54%) Developer
2 32 (10.74%) Front-End Developer
3 31 (10.40%) Web Developer
4 29 (9.73%) Analyst
5 20 (6.71%) Designer
6 18 (6.04%) Umbraco Developer
6 18 (6.04%) C# Web Developer
6 18 (6.04%) C# Developer
6 18 (6.04%) ASP Developer
7 17 (5.70%) .NET Developer
8 14 (4.70%) Marketing Manager
9 13 (4.36%) E-Commerce Manager
9 13 (4.36%) PPC Specialist
9 13 (4.36%) PPC Manager
9 13 (4.36%) PPC Analyst
9 13 (4.36%) PPC Executive
10 12 (4.03%) Production Manager
11 11 (3.69%) SEO Executive
11 11 (3.69%) Junior Developer
11 11 (3.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (57.05%) HTML
2 147 (49.33%) CSS
3 75 (25.17%) jQuery
4 73 (24.50%) HTML5
5 71 (23.83%) .NET
6 67 (22.48%) CSS3
7 56 (18.79%) ASP.NET
8 42 (14.09%) XML
9 40 (13.42%) Ajax
10 34 (11.41%) XHTML
11 32 (10.74%) .NET Framework
12 23 (7.72%) LESS
13 22 (7.38%) Sass
14 21 (7.05%) XSLT
15 19 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 18 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC 2
17 17 (5.70%) KnockoutJS
18 12 (4.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 12 (4.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 86 (28.86%) Social Media
2 18 (6.04%) W3C
3 16 (5.37%) Blog
4 15 (5.03%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.03%) Statistics
6 9 (3.02%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.68%) Copywriting
8 7 (2.35%) Digital Media
9 6 (2.01%) Photography
9 6 (2.01%) Graphic Design
10 5 (1.68%) Open Source
11 4 (1.34%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.34%) Semantic Web
12 3 (1.01%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.01%) STB
12 3 (1.01%) Social Network
13 2 (0.67%) iPad
13 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.67%) Animation
13 2 (0.67%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.04%) Linux
2 6 (2.01%) Android
3 4 (1.34%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.67%) Windows
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (38.59%) E-Commerce
2 93 (31.21%) Analytics
3 75 (25.17%) Pay per click
4 64 (21.48%) MVC
5 61 (20.47%) Digital Marketing
6 48 (16.11%) Web Development
7 41 (13.76%) Responsive Web Design
8 38 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (11.74%) CRM
10 33 (11.07%) Online Marketing
11 31 (10.40%) Web Analytics
12 27 (9.06%) Content Management
13 25 (8.39%) OO
14 24 (8.05%) Project Management
14 24 (8.05%) TDD
15 23 (7.72%) Email Marketing
16 21 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (6.38%) BDD
18 18 (6.04%) Web Application Development
18 18 (6.04%) Search Engine Marketing
Programming Languages
1 136 (45.64%) JavaScript
2 39 (13.09%) C#
3 38 (12.75%) PHP
4 22 (7.38%) SQL
5 19 (6.38%) XPath
6 18 (6.04%) Java
7 3 (1.01%) Ruby
7 3 (1.01%) Python
7 3 (1.01%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.34%) PHP5
9 1 (0.34%) VBA
9 1 (0.34%) R
9 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (17.79%) Degree
2 8 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.01%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.71%) SLA
2 6 (2.01%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.01%) WCAG
3 4 (1.34%) QA
4 2 (0.67%) WAI
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 64 (21.48%) Google
2 39 (13.09%) Adobe
3 29 (9.73%) Facebook
4 19 (6.38%) Twitter
5 16 (5.37%) Microsoft
6 12 (4.03%) Demandware
7 11 (3.69%) Omniture
8 7 (2.35%) Zend
9 6 (2.01%) Oracle
10 4 (1.34%) Splunk
10 4 (1.34%) ATG
11 3 (1.01%) Endeca
11 3 (1.01%) Yahoo!
11 3 (1.01%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.01%) JBoss
11 3 (1.01%) Interwoven
12 2 (0.67%) FatWire
13 1 (0.34%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.34%) Juniper
13 1 (0.34%) Nokia
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £55 - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
House of Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Success Digital
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Slater & Gordon
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 25 days ago