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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 130 104 102
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Permanent jobs citing SEO 54 47 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.48% 1.85% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 2.23% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 47
Average salary £33,750 £28,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £20,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -0.79%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3093 2108 2003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.53% 83.12% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2428 1575 1662
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 25 July 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Leeds

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 68 (86.08%) Marketing
2 51 (64.56%) Pay per click
3 41 (51.90%) Analytics
4 40 (50.63%) Google
5 38 (48.10%) Social Media
6 37 (46.84%) Digital Marketing
7 32 (40.51%) HTML
8 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
9 23 (29.11%) CSS
10 21 (26.58%) Competitor Analysis
11 20 (25.32%) Facebook
11 20 (25.32%) Twitter
12 19 (24.05%) Time Management
13 18 (22.78%) Google Analytics
13 18 (22.78%) Advertising
14 15 (18.99%) Web Marketing
15 13 (16.46%) E-Commerce
15 13 (16.46%) B2B
16 12 (15.19%) Retail
16 12 (15.19%) Yahoo!
17 11 (13.92%) Online Marketing
18 10 (12.66%) B2C
18 10 (12.66%) CMS
18 10 (12.66%) Sony
18 10 (12.66%) Digital Media
19 8 (10.13%) Blog
20 7 (8.86%) CRM
20 7 (8.86%) Content Management
21 6 (7.59%) Publishing
21 6 (7.59%) Microsoft

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (12.66%) CMS
2 4 (5.06%) Drupal
2 4 (5.06%) WordPress
3 1 (1.27%) Node.js
3 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Google Analytics
2 5 (6.33%) Magento
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.27%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) MySQL
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.27%) HBase
3 1 (1.27%) Redis
3 1 (1.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.53%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.27%) Hudson
3 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 68 (86.08%) Marketing
2 18 (22.78%) Advertising
3 12 (15.19%) Retail
4 6 (7.59%) Publishing
5 5 (6.33%) Legal
6 2 (2.53%) Finance
7 1 (1.27%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.27%) French Language
7 1 (1.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) PPC Specialist
1 18 (22.78%) PPC Manager
1 18 (22.78%) PPC Analyst
1 18 (22.78%) PPC Executive
2 11 (13.92%) Developer
3 9 (11.39%) Digital Account Director
3 9 (11.39%) Account Director
4 8 (10.13%) SEO Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Website Editor
5 5 (6.33%) SEO Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Marketing Assistant
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Business Development Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Development Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.51%) HTML
2 23 (29.11%) CSS
3 6 (7.59%) .NET
3 6 (7.59%) HTML5
4 4 (5.06%) XHTML
4 4 (5.06%) jQuery
5 3 (3.80%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (3.80%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.80%) Web Services
5 3 (3.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (3.80%) Laravel
6 2 (2.53%) Flash
7 1 (1.27%) Sass
7 1 (1.27%) MapReduce
7 1 (1.27%) XML
7 1 (1.27%) XSLT
7 1 (1.27%) COM
7 1 (1.27%) Symfony
7 1 (1.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 38 (48.10%) Social Media
2 10 (12.66%) Digital Media
3 8 (10.13%) Blog
4 6 (7.59%) New Media
5 3 (3.80%) Economics
6 1 (1.27%) BBC
6 1 (1.27%) Open Source
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.27%) Windows
1 1 (1.27%) Linux
1 1 (1.27%) Android
1 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (64.56%) Pay per click
2 41 (51.90%) Analytics
3 37 (46.84%) Digital Marketing
4 21 (26.58%) Competitor Analysis
5 19 (24.05%) Time Management
6 15 (18.99%) Web Marketing
7 13 (16.46%) B2B
7 13 (16.46%) E-Commerce
8 11 (13.92%) Online Marketing
9 10 (12.66%) B2C
10 7 (8.86%) CRM
10 7 (8.86%) Content Management
11 6 (7.59%) Web Development
11 6 (7.59%) Link Building
12 5 (6.33%) Web Design
12 5 (6.33%) Project Management
13 4 (5.06%) Service Management
13 4 (5.06%) MVC
13 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
13 4 (5.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.59%) PHP
3 5 (6.33%) SQL
3 5 (6.33%) C#
4 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.27%) Ruby
5 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (50.63%) Google
2 20 (25.32%) Facebook
2 20 (25.32%) Twitter
3 12 (15.19%) Yahoo!
4 10 (12.66%) Sony
5 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.06%) Zend
7 2 (2.53%) Adobe
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £150.00 - £190.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago