The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 155 90 64
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -26
Permanent jobs citing SEO 26 74 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.69% 2.66% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 3.28% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 68 81
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3176 2254 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 83.71% 80.96% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2547 1807 1615
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SEO
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Leeds

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (60.71%) Marketing
2 30 (53.57%) HTML
3 28 (50.00%) Pay per click
4 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
5 20 (35.71%) CSS
5 20 (35.71%) Google
5 20 (35.71%) Analytics
6 19 (33.93%) CMS
7 16 (28.57%) Social Media
8 15 (26.79%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (23.21%) Google Analytics
10 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
10 11 (19.64%) Online Marketing
11 10 (17.86%) Time Management
11 10 (17.86%) Web Services
11 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
11 10 (17.86%) SQL
11 10 (17.86%) .NET
12 9 (16.07%) C#
13 6 (10.71%) New Media
13 6 (10.71%) MySQL
13 6 (10.71%) Legal
13 6 (10.71%) Advertising
13 6 (10.71%) Publishing
13 6 (10.71%) Project Management
14 5 (8.93%) PHP
14 5 (8.93%) Yahoo!
14 5 (8.93%) Web Design
14 5 (8.93%) Competitor Analysis
14 5 (8.93%) Magento

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (33.93%) CMS
2 4 (7.14%) Drupal
3 3 (5.36%) WordPress
4 1 (1.79%) Node.js
4 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Google Analytics
2 5 (8.93%) Magento
3 1 (1.79%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.79%) Big Data
2 1 (1.79%) HBase
2 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Hudson
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (60.71%) Marketing
2 6 (10.71%) Legal
2 6 (10.71%) Advertising
2 6 (10.71%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.79%) French Language
3 1 (1.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) SEO Manager
2 12 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 9 (16.07%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.07%) .NET Web Developer
4 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (14.29%) PPC Specialist
4 8 (14.29%) PPC Manager
4 8 (14.29%) PPC Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) PPC Executive
5 6 (10.71%) Website Editor
6 5 (8.93%) Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) SEO Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Digital Account Director
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Account Director
8 2 (3.57%) Head of Search
8 2 (3.57%) Marketing Executive
8 2 (3.57%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) HTML
2 20 (35.71%) CSS
3 10 (17.86%) Web Services
3 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
3 10 (17.86%) .NET
4 3 (5.36%) CodeIgniter
4 3 (5.36%) jQuery
4 3 (5.36%) Laravel
5 2 (3.57%) HTML5
5 2 (3.57%) XHTML
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.79%) Symfony
6 1 (1.79%) CakePHP
6 1 (1.79%) CSS3
6 1 (1.79%) MapReduce
6 1 (1.79%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Social Media
2 6 (10.71%) New Media
3 4 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.79%) BBC
4 1 (1.79%) Blog
4 1 (1.79%) RIA
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
1 1 (1.79%) Android
1 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Pay per click
2 20 (35.71%) Analytics
3 15 (26.79%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
4 11 (19.64%) Online Marketing
5 10 (17.86%) Time Management
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) Web Design
7 5 (8.93%) Competitor Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Web Marketing
8 4 (7.14%) Content Management
8 4 (7.14%) B2B
8 4 (7.14%) B2C
9 3 (5.36%) Web Development
9 3 (5.36%) Search Engine Marketing
9 3 (5.36%) Link Building
9 3 (5.36%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (1.79%) CRM
10 1 (1.79%) Scrum
10 1 (1.79%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
2 10 (17.86%) SQL
3 9 (16.07%) C#
4 5 (8.93%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) Java
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Google
2 5 (8.93%) Yahoo!
2 5 (8.93%) Facebook
2 5 (8.93%) Twitter
3 4 (7.14%) Zend
4 3 (5.36%) Omniture
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Aspire Data Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
MET Marketing
Posted: 24 days ago