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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 118 143 91
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -52
Permanent jobs citing SEO 58 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.64% 1.35% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.56% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 50 28 48
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,900 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £45,000 £60,000
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
3188 3197 2267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.39% 86.17% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2520 2426 1755
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Leeds

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 69 (71.13%) Marketing
2 53 (54.64%) Social Media
3 49 (50.52%) Google
4 37 (38.14%) Analytics
5 34 (35.05%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (32.99%) Digital Marketing
7 30 (30.93%) Pay per click
8 24 (24.74%) Google Analytics
9 20 (20.62%) E-Commerce
10 18 (18.56%) HTML
10 18 (18.56%) Blog
11 17 (17.53%) CSS
11 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
12 16 (16.49%) Project Management
12 16 (16.49%) MS Office
13 15 (15.46%) Online Marketing
14 12 (12.37%) Spreadsheet
14 12 (12.37%) Degree
15 11 (11.34%) Internet
16 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
16 10 (10.31%) Web Analytics
16 10 (10.31%) CMS
17 8 (8.25%) Finance
17 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
18 7 (7.22%) Content Management
18 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
18 7 (7.22%) Time Management
18 7 (7.22%) Website Architecture
18 7 (7.22%) HTML5
19 6 (6.19%) Open Source

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 10 (10.31%) CMS
2 4 (4.12%) WordPress
3 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.06%) DNN
4 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) MS Office
2 12 (12.37%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.06%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.74%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) MySQL
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.09%) JUnit
3 1 (1.03%) Grunt
General
1 69 (71.13%) Marketing
2 8 (8.25%) Finance
3 6 (6.19%) Games
4 4 (4.12%) Advertising
5 3 (3.09%) Publishing
5 3 (3.09%) Electronics
5 3 (3.09%) French Language
5 3 (3.09%) German Language
5 3 (3.09%) Italian Language
5 3 (3.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (18.56%) SEO Executive
2 11 (11.34%) Account Manager
3 9 (9.28%) SEO Account Manager
4 8 (8.25%) PPC Manager
4 8 (8.25%) PPC Analyst
4 8 (8.25%) PPC Executive
4 8 (8.25%) PPC Specialist
4 8 (8.25%) Senior Manager
4 8 (8.25%) Developer
4 8 (8.25%) Analyst
4 8 (8.25%) Consultant
4 8 (8.25%) SEO Consultant
5 7 (7.22%) Technical Account Manager
5 7 (7.22%) Technical Manager
6 6 (6.19%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.15%) SEO Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Digital Project Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Marketing Assistant
8 4 (4.12%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 4 (4.12%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.56%) HTML
2 17 (17.53%) CSS
3 7 (7.22%) HTML5
4 4 (4.12%) .NET
4 4 (4.12%) jQuery
5 3 (3.09%) JPA
5 3 (3.09%) XHTML
5 3 (3.09%) Spring
5 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.09%) Grails
6 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.06%) CSS3
6 2 (2.06%) PhoneGap
6 2 (2.06%) XML
6 2 (2.06%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.03%) Sass
7 1 (1.03%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (54.64%) Social Media
2 34 (35.05%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (18.56%) Blog
4 7 (7.22%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.19%) Copywriting
6 5 (5.15%) User Experience
7 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.06%) New Media
8 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.03%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.14%) Analytics
2 32 (32.99%) Digital Marketing
3 30 (30.93%) Pay per click
4 20 (20.62%) E-Commerce
5 16 (16.49%) Project Management
6 15 (15.46%) Online Marketing
7 10 (10.31%) Web Analytics
8 7 (7.22%) Time Management
8 7 (7.22%) Content Management
8 7 (7.22%) Website Architecture
9 6 (6.19%) Marketing Strategy
9 6 (6.19%) Scrum
9 6 (6.19%) Web Design
9 6 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.19%) Open Source
9 6 (6.19%) Web Development
10 5 (5.15%) Internet Marketing
10 5 (5.15%) Competitor Analysis
11 4 (4.12%) Web Accessibility
11 4 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.15%) Java
3 4 (4.12%) PHP
4 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) WCAG
1 1 (1.03%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 49 (50.52%) Google
2 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.09%) Facebook
4 2 (2.06%) Zend
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle
4 2 (2.06%) IBM
4 2 (2.06%) Endeca
4 2 (2.06%) Adobe
4 2 (2.06%) ATG
4 2 (2.06%) hybris
5 1 (1.03%) OpenText
5 1 (1.03%) RedDot
5 1 (1.03%) Capita
5 1 (1.03%) Omniture
5 1 (1.03%) Remedy
5 1 (1.03%) Sony
5 1 (1.03%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.03%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.03%) Twitter
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