The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 41 77 57
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -20
Permanent jobs citing SEO 10 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.60% 1.09% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 1.33% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
SEO
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
286 452 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 74.29% 81.88% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 238 368 268
Average salary £41,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,466
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SEO
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Leicester region.

SEO Salary Trend in Leicester

SEO
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Leicester

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) PHP
1 13 (86.67%) MySQL
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) jQuery
3 10 (66.67%) Magento
3 10 (66.67%) HTML5
3 10 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 9 (60.00%) LAMP
4 9 (60.00%) Web Design
5 8 (53.33%) Apache
6 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (20.00%) Android
6 3 (20.00%) Adobe
6 3 (20.00%) OOP
6 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
7 2 (13.33%) WordPress
7 2 (13.33%) CSS3
7 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
7 2 (13.33%) Android Development
7 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
7 2 (13.33%) Subversion
8 1 (6.67%) Time Management
8 1 (6.67%) Groovy
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.67%) Billing
8 1 (6.67%) Ajax

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (53.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Magento Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Senior Magento Developer
4 6 (40.00%) PHP Developer
5 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
6 4 (26.67%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (20.00%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Programmer
8 1 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (6.67%) Web Programmer
8 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Chief Technology Officer
8 1 (6.67%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Programmer
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
8 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) jQuery
3 10 (66.67%) HTML5
4 9 (60.00%) LAMP
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) Grails
6 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 10 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (60.00%) Web Design
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) Android Development
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) PHP
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Zend
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