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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 126 154 87
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -67
Permanent jobs citing SEO 47 26 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.33% 0.69% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.81% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 67
Average salary £26,000 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £23,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £39,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
3111 3215 2306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.01% 85.85% 82.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2418 2574 1840
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 24 April 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Leeds

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (50.68%) Social Media
2 35 (47.95%) Google
3 33 (45.21%) Marketing
4 29 (39.73%) Pay per click
5 23 (31.51%) HTML
5 23 (31.51%) Project Management
6 22 (30.14%) E-Commerce
7 21 (28.77%) Analytics
8 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
9 18 (24.66%) CSS
10 16 (21.92%) Digital Marketing
11 15 (20.55%) jQuery
12 13 (17.81%) HTML5
12 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (16.44%) CSS3
13 12 (16.44%) Google Analytics
13 12 (16.44%) Advertising
14 11 (15.07%) CMS
15 10 (13.70%) Web Analytics
15 10 (13.70%) PHP
16 9 (12.33%) Umbraco
16 9 (12.33%) Time Management
17 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
17 8 (10.96%) Finance
17 8 (10.96%) Content Management
17 8 (10.96%) MySQL
17 8 (10.96%) MS Office
17 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
17 8 (10.96%) User Experience
18 7 (9.59%) Magento

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (15.07%) CMS
2 9 (12.33%) Umbraco
3 5 (6.85%) Drupal
4 4 (5.48%) WordPress
5 2 (2.74%) DNN
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Office
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.11%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Google Analytics
2 5 (6.85%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) Intranet
3 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) MySQL
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.74%) Subversion
3 1 (1.37%) Grunt
General
1 33 (45.21%) Marketing
2 12 (16.44%) Advertising
3 8 (10.96%) Finance
4 4 (5.48%) French Language
4 4 (5.48%) German Language
4 4 (5.48%) Italian Language
4 4 (5.48%) Spanish Language
4 4 (5.48%) Electronics
5 2 (2.74%) Games
5 2 (2.74%) Retail
6 1 (1.37%) Automotive
6 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) SEO Executive
2 15 (20.55%) Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Consultant
3 9 (12.33%) SEO Consultant
4 7 (9.59%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Account Manager
6 5 (6.85%) PPC Specialist
6 5 (6.85%) PPC Manager
6 5 (6.85%) PPC Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) PPC Executive
6 5 (6.85%) SEO Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Copywriter
7 4 (5.48%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Designer
8 3 (4.11%) Digital Designer
8 3 (4.11%) Digital Account Manager
9 2 (2.74%) SEO Account Manager
9 2 (2.74%) Junior Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.74%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.51%) HTML
2 18 (24.66%) CSS
3 15 (20.55%) jQuery
4 13 (17.81%) HTML5
5 12 (16.44%) CSS3
6 5 (6.85%) XML
6 5 (6.85%) .NET
6 5 (6.85%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.74%) PhoneGap
8 2 (2.74%) JSON
8 2 (2.74%) Zend Framework
9 1 (1.37%) Java EE
9 1 (1.37%) Flash
9 1 (1.37%) Sass
9 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (50.68%) Social Media
2 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.96%) User Experience
4 5 (6.85%) Open Source
5 4 (5.48%) Copywriting
5 4 (5.48%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.74%) Blog
6 2 (2.74%) W3C
7 1 (1.37%) FMCG
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Pay per click
2 23 (31.51%) Project Management
3 22 (30.14%) E-Commerce
4 21 (28.77%) Analytics
5 16 (21.92%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (13.70%) Web Analytics
7 9 (12.33%) Time Management
8 8 (10.96%) Content Management
9 7 (9.59%) Web Development
9 7 (9.59%) Online Marketing
10 5 (6.85%) Competitor Analysis
11 4 (5.48%) Web Design
11 4 (5.48%) Web Marketing
12 3 (4.11%) Business Development
13 2 (2.74%) Internet Marketing
13 2 (2.74%) OOP
13 2 (2.74%) Technical Analysis
13 2 (2.74%) Mentoring
13 2 (2.74%) Mobile Development
14 1 (1.37%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
2 10 (13.70%) PHP
3 5 (6.85%) Ruby
4 2 (2.74%) PHP5
4 2 (2.74%) SQL
5 1 (1.37%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.37%) VBA
5 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) MBA
1 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) WCAG
1 2 (2.74%) WAI
Vendors
1 35 (47.95%) Google
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Facebook
4 5 (6.85%) PayPal
4 5 (6.85%) Yahoo!
5 4 (5.48%) Twitter
6 3 (4.11%) Adobe
7 2 (2.74%) OpenText
7 2 (2.74%) RedDot
7 2 (2.74%) Zend
7 2 (2.74%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.37%) Omniture
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle
8 1 (1.37%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.37%) Remedy
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + benefits & pension
Posted: 3 days ago