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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 153 138 128
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Permanent jobs citing SEO 25 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 1.11% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.34% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 28
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £25,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £30,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
2975 2694 2440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.33% 82.84% 82.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2345 2081 2075
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 December 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Leeds

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 48 (76.19%) Marketing
2 35 (55.56%) Analytics
3 30 (47.62%) Pay per click
4 28 (44.44%) HTML
5 26 (41.27%) Digital Marketing
6 25 (39.68%) Google
6 25 (39.68%) CSS
7 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 21 (33.33%) Social Media
8 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (25.40%) E-Commerce
10 15 (23.81%) Advertising
11 14 (22.22%) Google Analytics
12 13 (20.63%) Web Analytics
13 12 (19.05%) Competitor Analysis
13 12 (19.05%) Facebook
14 11 (17.46%) Twitter
14 11 (17.46%) HTML5
15 10 (15.87%) Content Management
15 10 (15.87%) Time Management
16 9 (14.29%) jQuery
16 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 9 (14.29%) Photoshop
16 9 (14.29%) User Experience
17 8 (12.70%) Digital Media
17 8 (12.70%) PHP
17 8 (12.70%) B2B
17 8 (12.70%) Flash
17 8 (12.70%) XHTML
17 8 (12.70%) Adobe

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (11.11%) WordPress
2 4 (6.35%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) Drupal
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 7 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
4 5 (7.94%) Fireworks
4 5 (7.94%) MS Office
4 5 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.59%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) WAN
2 1 (1.59%) DHCP
2 1 (1.59%) FTP
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.17%) MySQL
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Subversion
2 2 (3.17%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 48 (76.19%) Marketing
2 15 (23.81%) Advertising
3 5 (7.94%) Finance
4 4 (6.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (12.70%) Developer
1 8 (12.70%) Consultant
1 8 (12.70%) SEO Consultant
1 8 (12.70%) PPC Specialist
1 8 (12.70%) Designer
1 8 (12.70%) PPC Manager
1 8 (12.70%) PPC Analyst
1 8 (12.70%) PPC Executive
2 7 (11.11%) Analyst
2 7 (11.11%) Web Designer
3 6 (9.52%) SEO Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Marketing Assistant
5 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Account Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (4.76%) SEO Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Digital Account Manager
7 2 (3.17%) SEO Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (44.44%) HTML
2 25 (39.68%) CSS
3 11 (17.46%) HTML5
4 9 (14.29%) jQuery
5 8 (12.70%) Flash
5 8 (12.70%) XHTML
6 6 (9.52%) CSS3
7 5 (7.94%) MooTools
7 5 (7.94%) XML
8 4 (6.35%) .NET
9 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.59%) Laravel
10 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.59%) Java EE
10 1 (1.59%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) Social Media
2 18 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.29%) User Experience
4 8 (12.70%) Blog
4 8 (12.70%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.76%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.59%) FMCG
6 1 (1.59%) Open Source
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) BBC
6 1 (1.59%) Economics
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
1 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Analytics
2 30 (47.62%) Pay per click
3 26 (41.27%) Digital Marketing
4 16 (25.40%) E-Commerce
5 13 (20.63%) Web Analytics
6 12 (19.05%) Competitor Analysis
7 10 (15.87%) Content Management
7 10 (15.87%) Time Management
8 8 (12.70%) Web Development
8 8 (12.70%) B2B
9 7 (11.11%) Web Marketing
9 7 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (9.52%) B2C
10 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (7.94%) Service Management
11 5 (7.94%) MVC
11 5 (7.94%) Link Building
11 5 (7.94%) Web Accessibility
11 5 (7.94%) Online Marketing
12 4 (6.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.70%) PHP
3 6 (9.52%) ActionScript
4 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
4 4 (6.35%) C#
4 4 (6.35%) SQL
5 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Google
2 12 (19.05%) Facebook
3 11 (17.46%) Twitter
4 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (12.70%) Adobe
5 8 (12.70%) Yahoo!
6 3 (4.76%) Sony
7 1 (1.59%) BT
7 1 (1.59%) VMware
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco
7 1 (1.59%) HP
7 1 (1.59%) Dell
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.59%) Zend
7 1 (1.59%) F5
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