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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 161 99 140
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +41
Permanent jobs citing SEO 21 60 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.57% 2.10% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 2.44% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13 49 15
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 £27,100 £20,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3171 2464 2260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 85.36% 86.06% 81.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2380 1984 1854
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Leeds

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 62 (82.67%) Marketing
2 45 (60.00%) Pay per click
2 45 (60.00%) Analytics
3 41 (54.67%) Google
4 39 (52.00%) Digital Marketing
5 38 (50.67%) Social Media
6 33 (44.00%) HTML
7 29 (38.67%) CSS
8 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
9 24 (32.00%) Facebook
10 23 (30.67%) Twitter
11 20 (26.67%) Competitor Analysis
12 18 (24.00%) Advertising
13 17 (22.67%) Google Analytics
14 16 (21.33%) E-Commerce
14 16 (21.33%) B2B
15 14 (18.67%) Web Marketing
15 14 (18.67%) Yahoo!
16 13 (17.33%) Time Management
16 13 (17.33%) Digital Media
17 12 (16.00%) Retail
17 12 (16.00%) B2C
18 11 (14.67%) HTML5
19 10 (13.33%) Sony
20 9 (12.00%) PHP
20 9 (12.00%) Photoshop
20 9 (12.00%) Blog
20 9 (12.00%) jQuery
21 8 (10.67%) WordPress
21 8 (10.67%) XHTML

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 8 (10.67%) WordPress
2 4 (5.33%) CMS
3 2 (2.67%) Drupal
3 2 (2.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.67%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) SSL
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) DHCP
2 1 (1.33%) FTP
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (2.67%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
General
1 62 (82.67%) Marketing
2 18 (24.00%) Advertising
3 12 (16.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Finance
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.33%) French Language
5 1 (1.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) PPC Specialist
1 16 (21.33%) PPC Executive
1 16 (21.33%) PPC Manager
1 16 (21.33%) PPC Analyst
2 12 (16.00%) Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) SEO Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Designer
5 7 (9.33%) Web Designer
6 5 (6.67%) Marketing Assistant
6 5 (6.67%) Digital Account Director
6 5 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Account Director
7 4 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Development Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Business Development Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.00%) HTML
2 29 (38.67%) CSS
3 11 (14.67%) HTML5
4 9 (12.00%) jQuery
5 8 (10.67%) XHTML
6 7 (9.33%) Flash
7 6 (8.00%) .NET
8 5 (6.67%) CSS3
8 5 (6.67%) MooTools
9 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.33%) Laravel
11 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.33%) COM
11 1 (1.33%) Web Services
11 1 (1.33%) XML
11 1 (1.33%) XSLT
11 1 (1.33%) Ajax
11 1 (1.33%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 38 (50.67%) Social Media
2 13 (17.33%) Digital Media
3 9 (12.00%) Blog
4 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (9.33%) Algorithms
6 5 (6.67%) User Experience
7 3 (4.00%) Economics
8 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.33%) New Media
8 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.33%) BBC
8 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.00%) Pay per click
1 45 (60.00%) Analytics
2 39 (52.00%) Digital Marketing
3 20 (26.67%) Competitor Analysis
4 16 (21.33%) E-Commerce
4 16 (21.33%) B2B
5 14 (18.67%) Web Marketing
6 13 (17.33%) Time Management
7 12 (16.00%) B2C
8 8 (10.67%) Online Marketing
9 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.33%) CRM
10 6 (8.00%) Content Management
10 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.00%) Web Development
10 6 (8.00%) MVC
10 6 (8.00%) Link Building
10 6 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (6.67%) Service Management
11 5 (6.67%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (12.00%) PHP
3 6 (8.00%) C#
3 6 (8.00%) SQL
4 5 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 5 (6.67%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 41 (54.67%) Google
2 24 (32.00%) Facebook
3 23 (30.67%) Twitter
4 14 (18.67%) Yahoo!
5 10 (13.33%) Sony
6 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (9.33%) Adobe
7 1 (1.33%) F5
7 1 (1.33%) BT
7 1 (1.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.33%) HP
7 1 (1.33%) Dell
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco
7 1 (1.33%) Zend
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Bluetownonline
Salary: £18k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Home
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £23,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Posted: 16 days ago