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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 53 43 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.96% 6.30% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 7.44% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 7
Average salary £28,750 £38,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.34% +68.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,750 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,000 £31,600
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
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
364 336 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 87.50% 84.63% 81.62%
Number of salaries quoted 313 303 263
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 £28,905 £28,950 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £47,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) WordPress
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Magento
5 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) Social Media
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Content Management
5 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) HTTP
6 1 (16.67%) Adobe
6 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (16.67%) XSLT
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) OOP

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (83.33%) WordPress
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior PHP Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) Grails
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Zend
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago