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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 134 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +6
Permanent jobs citing SEO 48 51 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.31% 1.98% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.36% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 43 44
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -7.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £20,500 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3107 2160 2039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.66% 83.66% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2415 1613 1683
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 £56,300 £52,500 £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 30 July 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Leeds

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 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 69 (85.19%) Marketing
2 52 (64.20%) Pay per click
3 42 (51.85%) Analytics
4 41 (50.62%) Google
5 38 (46.91%) Digital Marketing
5 38 (46.91%) Social Media
6 33 (40.74%) HTML
7 25 (30.86%) JavaScript
8 24 (29.63%) CSS
9 22 (27.16%) Competitor Analysis
10 20 (24.69%) Time Management
10 20 (24.69%) Facebook
10 20 (24.69%) Twitter
11 19 (23.46%) Google Analytics
11 19 (23.46%) Advertising
12 16 (19.75%) Web Marketing
13 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
14 13 (16.05%) B2B
15 12 (14.81%) Retail
15 12 (14.81%) Yahoo!
16 11 (13.58%) Online Marketing
17 10 (12.35%) B2C
17 10 (12.35%) CMS
17 10 (12.35%) Sony
17 10 (12.35%) Digital Media
18 8 (9.88%) Blog
19 7 (8.64%) CRM
19 7 (8.64%) Photoshop
19 7 (8.64%) PHP
19 7 (8.64%) Content Management

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (12.35%) CMS
2 5 (6.17%) WordPress
3 4 (4.94%) Drupal
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) Node.js
4 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.23%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Google Analytics
2 5 (6.17%) Magento
3 1 (1.23%) osCommerce
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) MySQL
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.23%) HBase
3 1 (1.23%) Redis
3 1 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.23%) Subversion
3 1 (1.23%) Hudson
3 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 69 (85.19%) Marketing
2 19 (23.46%) Advertising
3 12 (14.81%) Retail
4 6 (7.41%) Publishing
5 5 (6.17%) Legal
6 2 (2.47%) Finance
7 1 (1.23%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.23%) French Language
7 1 (1.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) PPC Executive
1 19 (23.46%) PPC Manager
1 19 (23.46%) PPC Analyst
1 19 (23.46%) PPC Specialist
2 11 (13.58%) Developer
3 9 (11.11%) Digital Account Director
3 9 (11.11%) Account Director
4 8 (9.88%) SEO Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.17%) Website Editor
5 5 (6.17%) SEO Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Marketing Assistant
6 4 (4.94%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Development Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Web Designer
7 3 (3.70%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.74%) HTML
2 24 (29.63%) CSS
3 7 (8.64%) HTML5
4 6 (7.41%) .NET
5 5 (6.17%) XHTML
5 5 (6.17%) jQuery
6 3 (3.70%) Laravel
6 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.70%) Web Services
6 3 (3.70%) Flash
6 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.23%) XML
7 1 (1.23%) XSLT
7 1 (1.23%) COM
7 1 (1.23%) RESTful
7 1 (1.23%) MooTools
7 1 (1.23%) CSS3
7 1 (1.23%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (46.91%) Social Media
2 10 (12.35%) Digital Media
3 8 (9.88%) Blog
4 6 (7.41%) New Media
5 3 (3.70%) Economics
6 1 (1.23%) BBC
6 1 (1.23%) Open Source
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Windows
1 1 (1.23%) Linux
1 1 (1.23%) Android
1 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (64.20%) Pay per click
2 42 (51.85%) Analytics
3 38 (46.91%) Digital Marketing
4 22 (27.16%) Competitor Analysis
5 20 (24.69%) Time Management
6 16 (19.75%) Web Marketing
7 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
8 13 (16.05%) B2B
9 11 (13.58%) Online Marketing
10 10 (12.35%) B2C
11 7 (8.64%) CRM
11 7 (8.64%) Content Management
12 6 (7.41%) Web Development
12 6 (7.41%) Link Building
13 5 (6.17%) Project Management
13 5 (6.17%) Web Design
14 4 (4.94%) Web Accessibility
14 4 (4.94%) BDD
14 4 (4.94%) Search Engine Marketing
14 4 (4.94%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) JavaScript
2 7 (8.64%) PHP
3 5 (6.17%) C#
3 5 (6.17%) SQL
4 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.23%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.23%) Java
5 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (50.62%) Google
2 20 (24.69%) Facebook
2 20 (24.69%) Twitter
3 12 (14.81%) Yahoo!
4 10 (12.35%) Sony
5 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.94%) Zend
7 3 (3.70%) Adobe
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