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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 149 164 158
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs citing SEO 29 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.88% 0.63% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.70% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 11
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £36,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
2906 3153 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.17% 90.01% 86.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2402 2540 2214
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in Leeds

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 63 (70.79%) Marketing
2 45 (50.56%) HTML
2 45 (50.56%) CSS
3 41 (46.07%) Analytics
4 36 (40.45%) Google
5 31 (34.83%) JavaScript
5 31 (34.83%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (33.71%) Google Analytics
7 29 (32.58%) HTML5
7 29 (32.58%) Social Media
8 27 (30.34%) E-Commerce
9 21 (23.60%) PHP
9 21 (23.60%) WordPress
10 20 (22.47%) Pay per click
11 19 (21.35%) CMS
12 17 (19.10%) Digital Marketing
12 17 (19.10%) Magento
12 17 (19.10%) MySQL
12 17 (19.10%) XHTML
12 17 (19.10%) AdWords
12 17 (19.10%) Sass
13 16 (17.98%) jQuery
14 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
14 15 (16.85%) Online Marketing
14 15 (16.85%) Adobe
15 14 (15.73%) .NET
15 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (15.73%) Blog
15 14 (15.73%) LESS
15 14 (15.73%) Vagrant

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 21 (23.60%) WordPress
2 19 (21.35%) CMS
3 3 (3.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Office
2 11 (12.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (12.36%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
4 4 (4.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (4.49%) Fireworks
4 4 (4.49%) Photoshop
5 3 (3.37%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Magento
2 1 (1.12%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (33.71%) Google Analytics
2 17 (19.10%) AdWords
3 3 (3.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.73%) Grunt
2 14 (15.73%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.49%) Subversion
General
1 63 (70.79%) Marketing
2 8 (8.99%) Advertising
3 6 (6.74%) Brand Awareness
3 6 (6.74%) Publishing
4 5 (5.62%) Multimedia
5 4 (4.49%) Electronics
5 4 (4.49%) Finance
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Developer
2 19 (21.35%) HTML CSS Developer
2 19 (21.35%) HTML Developer
3 18 (20.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (17.98%) PHP Developer
4 16 (17.98%) SEO Manager
5 15 (16.85%) Web Developer
6 14 (15.73%) PHP Web Developer
7 13 (14.61%) MySQL Developer
7 13 (14.61%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 11 (12.36%) Content Strategist
8 11 (12.36%) SEO Executive
8 11 (12.36%) SEO Strategist
9 10 (11.24%) Account Manager
9 10 (11.24%) Campaign Manager
10 9 (10.11%) Marketing Manager
11 7 (7.87%) Senior Manager
11 7 (7.87%) Technical Account Manager
11 7 (7.87%) Technical Manager
11 7 (7.87%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (50.56%) CSS
1 45 (50.56%) HTML
2 29 (32.58%) HTML5
3 17 (19.10%) Sass
3 17 (19.10%) XHTML
4 16 (17.98%) jQuery
5 14 (15.73%) .NET
5 14 (15.73%) LESS
6 12 (13.48%) CSS3
6 12 (13.48%) Flash
7 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.49%) MooTools
9 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.37%) XML
10 1 (1.12%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.12%) Dojo
10 1 (1.12%) Ember.js
10 1 (1.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.83%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (32.58%) Social Media
3 14 (15.73%) Blog
4 11 (12.36%) User Experience
5 8 (8.99%) Copywriting
6 3 (3.37%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.37%) Animation
6 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.25%) FMCG
7 2 (2.25%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) Analytics
2 27 (30.34%) E-Commerce
3 20 (22.47%) Pay per click
4 17 (19.10%) Digital Marketing
5 15 (16.85%) Online Marketing
6 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
8 11 (12.36%) Web Design
9 10 (11.24%) Web Development
10 8 (8.99%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (8.99%) Scrum
10 8 (8.99%) Search Engine Marketing
11 7 (7.87%) Web Analytics
12 6 (6.74%) Link Building
12 6 (6.74%) Marketing Strategy
12 6 (6.74%) Migration
12 6 (6.74%) Web Accessibility
12 6 (6.74%) Website Architecture
13 5 (5.62%) B2B
13 5 (5.62%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.83%) JavaScript
2 21 (23.60%) PHP
3 5 (5.62%) C#
4 4 (4.49%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (40.45%) Google
2 15 (16.85%) Adobe
3 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.37%) Facebook
4 3 (3.37%) Progress
4 3 (3.37%) Twitter
5 1 (1.12%) SAP
5 1 (1.12%) Yahoo!
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Sky
Salary: + Excellent Benefits such as free Sky HD package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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