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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 145 130 164
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +34
Permanent jobs citing SEO 26 47 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.81% 1.35% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.51% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 11
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £22,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £28,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
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
2910 3112 3316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.46% 89.12% 89.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2315 2422 2666
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in Leeds

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 33 (60.00%) HTML
1 33 (60.00%) CSS
2 30 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 25 (45.45%) Marketing
4 23 (41.82%) HTML5
5 21 (38.18%) E-Commerce
6 20 (36.36%) PHP
6 20 (36.36%) WordPress
7 18 (32.73%) Adobe
8 17 (30.91%) Sass
8 17 (30.91%) MySQL
8 17 (30.91%) Magento
9 16 (29.09%) CMS
9 16 (29.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 15 (27.27%) Flash
11 14 (25.45%) Web Development
11 14 (25.45%) CSS3
12 13 (23.64%) Pay per click
12 13 (23.64%) jQuery
13 12 (21.82%) Web Design
14 11 (20.00%) Social Media
14 11 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
15 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (16.36%) LESS
15 9 (16.36%) Vagrant
15 9 (16.36%) Grunt
15 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
16 8 (14.55%) Analytics
16 8 (14.55%) User Experience

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 20 (36.36%) WordPress
2 16 (29.09%) CMS
3 3 (5.45%) Node.js
4 1 (1.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (14.55%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.64%) Fireworks
3 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
2 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
1 9 (16.36%) Grunt
1 9 (16.36%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 25 (45.45%) Marketing
2 8 (14.55%) Advertising
3 5 (9.09%) Back Office
3 5 (9.09%) Electronics
3 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.09%) Multimedia
3 5 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) HTML CSS Developer
2 18 (32.73%) HTML Developer
3 15 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Web Developer
6 9 (16.36%) PHP Web Developer
6 9 (16.36%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 8 (14.55%) Lead Developer
8 7 (12.73%) CMS Developer
8 7 (12.73%) Magento Developer
8 7 (12.73%) MySQL Developer
8 7 (12.73%) PHP Magento Developer
8 7 (12.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 7 (12.73%) WordPress Developer
9 6 (10.91%) Designer
9 6 (10.91%) Web Designer
10 5 (9.09%) SEO Manager
10 5 (9.09%) Technical Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (60.00%) CSS
1 33 (60.00%) HTML
2 23 (41.82%) HTML5
3 17 (30.91%) Sass
4 15 (27.27%) Flash
5 14 (25.45%) CSS3
6 13 (23.64%) jQuery
7 9 (16.36%) LESS
8 7 (12.73%) XHTML
9 5 (9.09%) .NET
9 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.45%) XML
11 2 (3.64%) MooTools
12 1 (1.82%) Backbone.js
12 1 (1.82%) Dojo
12 1 (1.82%) Ember.js
12 1 (1.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Social Media
2 8 (14.55%) Animation
2 8 (14.55%) User Experience
3 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.09%) Digital Media
4 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.45%) Copywriting
6 2 (3.64%) Blog
6 2 (3.64%) FMCG
6 2 (3.64%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) E-Commerce
2 14 (25.45%) Web Development
3 13 (23.64%) Pay per click
4 12 (21.82%) Web Design
5 11 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
7 8 (14.55%) Analytics
8 7 (12.73%) Content Management
8 7 (12.73%) Data Protection
8 7 (12.73%) Online Marketing
9 6 (10.91%) Migration
10 5 (9.09%) B2B
10 5 (9.09%) Coaching
10 5 (9.09%) Data Governance
10 5 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (9.09%) Product Management
10 5 (9.09%) Workflow
11 4 (7.27%) Front End Development
11 4 (7.27%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 20 (36.36%) PHP
3 5 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Adobe
2 6 (10.91%) Google
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Facebook
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Twitter
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