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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 150 96 123
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +27
Permanent jobs citing SEO 39 63 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.02% 2.38% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 2.75% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 23 53 35
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £58,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
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
3236 2290 2383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.96% 86.38% 83.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2431 1800 1966
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Leeds

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 68 (82.93%) Marketing
2 52 (63.41%) Pay per click
3 47 (57.32%) Analytics
4 44 (53.66%) Google
5 42 (51.22%) Digital Marketing
6 36 (43.90%) HTML
6 36 (43.90%) Social Media
7 32 (39.02%) CSS
8 31 (37.80%) JavaScript
9 24 (29.27%) Facebook
10 23 (28.05%) Twitter
10 23 (28.05%) Competitor Analysis
11 20 (24.39%) Advertising
12 19 (23.17%) E-Commerce
12 19 (23.17%) Google Analytics
13 17 (20.73%) B2B
14 16 (19.51%) Web Marketing
15 15 (18.29%) Time Management
15 15 (18.29%) Yahoo!
16 13 (15.85%) Retail
16 13 (15.85%) B2C
16 13 (15.85%) Digital Media
17 11 (13.41%) PHP
17 11 (13.41%) HTML5
18 10 (12.20%) Online Marketing
18 10 (12.20%) Photoshop
18 10 (12.20%) Sony
18 10 (12.20%) jQuery
19 9 (10.98%) Blog
19 9 (10.98%) WordPress

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 9 (10.98%) WordPress
2 6 (7.32%) CMS
3 4 (4.88%) Drupal
4 2 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (1.22%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.22%) Apache
5 1 (1.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Photoshop
2 7 (8.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.10%) Fireworks
4 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.66%) Magento
3 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.22%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) SSL
2 1 (1.22%) WAN
2 1 (1.22%) DHCP
2 1 (1.22%) FTP
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) DNS
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) MySQL
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Subversion
2 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.44%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.22%) Hudson
3 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 68 (82.93%) Marketing
2 20 (24.39%) Advertising
3 13 (15.85%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Finance
5 1 (1.22%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.22%) French Language
5 1 (1.22%) German Language
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) PPC Specialist
1 18 (21.95%) PPC Executive
1 18 (21.95%) PPC Manager
1 18 (21.95%) PPC Analyst
2 12 (14.63%) Developer
2 12 (14.63%) Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) SEO Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Account Director
4 9 (10.98%) Digital Account Director
5 7 (8.54%) Web Designer
5 7 (8.54%) Designer
6 6 (7.32%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Marketing Assistant
8 4 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Business Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Business Development Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Development Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.90%) HTML
2 32 (39.02%) CSS
3 11 (13.41%) HTML5
4 10 (12.20%) jQuery
5 9 (10.98%) XHTML
6 8 (9.76%) .NET
7 7 (8.54%) Flash
8 5 (6.10%) MooTools
8 5 (6.10%) CSS3
9 4 (4.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.88%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.66%) Web Services
11 2 (2.44%) Laravel
11 2 (2.44%) CodeIgniter
12 1 (1.22%) CakePHP
12 1 (1.22%) Symfony
12 1 (1.22%) Ajax
12 1 (1.22%) COM
12 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (43.90%) Social Media
2 13 (15.85%) Digital Media
3 9 (10.98%) Blog
4 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.10%) User Experience
6 3 (3.66%) Economics
7 2 (2.44%) BBC
8 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.22%) New Media
8 1 (1.22%) Open Source
8 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Windows
1 2 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (63.41%) Pay per click
2 47 (57.32%) Analytics
3 42 (51.22%) Digital Marketing
4 23 (28.05%) Competitor Analysis
5 19 (23.17%) E-Commerce
6 17 (20.73%) B2B
7 16 (19.51%) Web Marketing
8 15 (18.29%) Time Management
9 13 (15.85%) B2C
10 10 (12.20%) Online Marketing
11 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
11 8 (9.76%) CRM
11 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (8.54%) Web Development
12 7 (8.54%) Content Management
12 7 (8.54%) MVC
12 7 (8.54%) Link Building
12 7 (8.54%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (6.10%) Scrum
13 5 (6.10%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) JavaScript
2 11 (13.41%) PHP
3 7 (8.54%) SQL
3 7 (8.54%) C#
4 5 (6.10%) VB.NET
4 5 (6.10%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.22%) Java
5 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (53.66%) Google
2 24 (29.27%) Facebook
3 23 (28.05%) Twitter
4 15 (18.29%) Yahoo!
5 10 (12.20%) Sony
6 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
7 7 (8.54%) Adobe
8 3 (3.66%) Zend
9 1 (1.22%) VMware
9 1 (1.22%) Cisco
9 1 (1.22%) HP
9 1 (1.22%) Dell
9 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.22%) BT
9 1 (1.22%) F5
Leeds
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 90k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago