The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 150 131 102
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -29
Permanent jobs citing SEO 30 54 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.89% 1.48% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.70% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 37
Average salary £26,000 £33,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.96% +16.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,800 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
SEO
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2994 3181 2114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.68% 87.13% 84.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2341 2510 1630
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SEO
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Leeds region.

SEO Salary Trend in Leeds

SEO
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Leeds

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 48 (60.76%) Social Media
2 41 (51.90%) Google
3 39 (49.37%) Marketing
4 33 (41.77%) Pay per click
5 26 (32.91%) Project Management
6 25 (31.65%) Digital Marketing
7 22 (27.85%) E-Commerce
8 20 (25.32%) HTML
9 17 (21.52%) CSS
9 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
10 16 (20.25%) Analytics
11 14 (17.72%) CMS
11 14 (17.72%) jQuery
12 12 (15.19%) HTML5
13 11 (13.92%) CSS3
13 11 (13.92%) Google Analytics
14 10 (12.66%) Time Management
14 10 (12.66%) PHP
15 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (11.39%) Online Marketing
15 9 (11.39%) Umbraco
16 8 (10.13%) MySQL
16 8 (10.13%) Web Design
17 7 (8.86%) Advertising
17 7 (8.86%) Finance
17 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
17 7 (8.86%) Magento
18 6 (7.59%) Web Marketing
18 6 (7.59%) Degree
18 6 (7.59%) Competitor Analysis

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 14 (17.72%) CMS
2 9 (11.39%) Umbraco
3 5 (6.33%) Drupal
4 4 (5.06%) WordPress
5 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.53%) DNN
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Office
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Google Analytics
2 5 (6.33%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) MySQL
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.53%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) Grunt
3 1 (1.27%) gulp
General
1 39 (49.37%) Marketing
2 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Advertising
3 4 (5.06%) French Language
3 4 (5.06%) German Language
3 4 (5.06%) Italian Language
3 4 (5.06%) Spanish Language
3 4 (5.06%) Electronics
4 2 (2.53%) Games
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) SEO Executive
2 14 (17.72%) Developer
3 10 (12.66%) PPC Specialist
3 10 (12.66%) PPC Manager
3 10 (12.66%) PPC Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) PPC Executive
4 8 (10.13%) Consultant
4 8 (10.13%) SEO Consultant
5 6 (7.59%) Web Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.59%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Digital Project Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Account Manager
7 4 (5.06%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.06%) SEO Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Copywriter
8 3 (3.80%) Designer
8 3 (3.80%) Account Executive
9 2 (2.53%) Digital Designer
9 2 (2.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) HTML
2 17 (21.52%) CSS
3 14 (17.72%) jQuery
4 12 (15.19%) HTML5
5 11 (13.92%) CSS3
6 5 (6.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (6.33%) .NET
7 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.53%) XML
8 2 (2.53%) JSON
8 2 (2.53%) Zend Framework
8 2 (2.53%) PhoneGap
8 2 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.27%) Sass
9 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (60.76%) Social Media
2 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) User Experience
4 4 (5.06%) Copywriting
5 3 (3.80%) Blog
5 3 (3.80%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.53%) New Media
6 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.53%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) Pay per click
2 26 (32.91%) Project Management
3 25 (31.65%) Digital Marketing
4 22 (27.85%) E-Commerce
5 16 (20.25%) Analytics
6 10 (12.66%) Time Management
7 9 (11.39%) Online Marketing
8 8 (10.13%) Web Design
9 6 (7.59%) Competitor Analysis
9 6 (7.59%) Web Marketing
10 5 (6.33%) Web Development
10 5 (6.33%) Web Analytics
11 4 (5.06%) Content Management
11 4 (5.06%) Open Source
12 3 (3.80%) Market Research
12 3 (3.80%) Business Development
12 3 (3.80%) Project Planning
12 3 (3.80%) B2B
12 3 (3.80%) B2C
13 2 (2.53%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.66%) PHP
3 5 (6.33%) Ruby
4 2 (2.53%) PHP5
4 2 (2.53%) Java
4 2 (2.53%) SQL
5 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) WCAG
1 2 (2.53%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 41 (51.90%) Google
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Facebook
4 4 (5.06%) Yahoo!
5 3 (3.80%) Adobe
5 3 (3.80%) Twitter
6 2 (2.53%) ATG
6 2 (2.53%) OpenText
6 2 (2.53%) RedDot
6 2 (2.53%) Endeca
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
6 2 (2.53%) Zend
6 2 (2.53%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.53%) hybris
7 1 (1.27%) Capita
7 1 (1.27%) Omniture
7 1 (1.27%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.27%) Remedy
7 1 (1.27%) Sony
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