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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 57 33 59
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +26
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.21% 7.09% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 8.46% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 26 6
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +40.18%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
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
381 319 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 81.41% 83.73% 77.68%
Number of salaries quoted 329 281 286
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
1 3 (75.00%) WordPress
2 2 (50.00%) Magento
2 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (25.00%) Internet

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) WordPress
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (25.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
Leicester
OHO Group
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago