The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 231 262 242
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Permanent jobs citing SEO 558 479 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.07% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.28% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 330 334 516
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
SEO
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38406 37329 41067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.71% 83.61% 81.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31575 30968 35289
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in London

SEO
Salary Trend in London

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

SEO Salary Trend in London

SEO
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in London

SEO
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +32 154 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Kingston Upon Thames +2 19 £45,000 +37.40% 2
Hammersmith +3 6 £45,000 -14.69%
Ruislip - 4 £25,500 -
Chiswick - 2 £37,500 -
Enfield - 1 £30,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £27,500 -
Upminster - 1 £22,000 -
New Malden - 1 £26,000 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 715 (61.80%) Marketing
2 566 (48.92%) HTML
3 483 (41.75%) CSS
4 439 (37.94%) JavaScript
5 415 (35.87%) Analytics
6 345 (29.82%) Social Media
7 319 (27.57%) Pay per click
8 308 (26.62%) Digital Marketing
9 299 (25.84%) Google
10 291 (25.15%) E-Commerce
11 263 (22.73%) Advertising
11 263 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
12 259 (22.39%) jQuery
13 256 (22.13%) Degree
13 256 (22.13%) HTML5
14 254 (21.95%) User Experience
15 252 (21.78%) CMS
16 225 (19.45%) CSS3
17 187 (16.16%) Google Analytics
18 180 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
19 160 (13.83%) PHP
20 153 (13.22%) .NET
21 148 (12.79%) Web Development
22 137 (11.84%) Web Analytics
22 137 (11.84%) SQL
22 137 (11.84%) Photoshop
23 136 (11.75%) Facebook
24 135 (11.67%) Retail
25 134 (11.58%) Finance
26 127 (10.98%) ASP.NET

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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
1 252 (21.78%) CMS
2 117 (10.11%) WordPress
3 63 (5.45%) Drupal
4 42 (3.63%) Node.js
5 36 (3.11%) Umbraco
6 24 (2.07%) Apache
7 20 (1.73%) IIS
8 19 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 19 (1.64%) Joomla!
9 18 (1.56%) TeamSite
10 12 (1.04%) nginx
11 8 (0.69%) MS Project Server
12 7 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.43%) PrestaShop
14 4 (0.35%) SAS
14 4 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
15 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.17%) DNN
16 2 (0.17%) Kentico
Applications
1 137 (11.84%) Photoshop
2 105 (9.08%) MS Excel
3 59 (5.10%) MS Office
4 52 (4.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 45 (3.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 31 (2.68%) Fireworks
7 11 (0.95%) MS Project
8 10 (0.86%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.35%) InDesign
10 3 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.086%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.086%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 187 (16.16%) Google Analytics
2 35 (3.03%) WebTrends
3 24 (2.07%) Magento
3 24 (2.07%) SiteCatalyst
4 6 (0.52%) Optimost
5 3 (0.26%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.17%) Shopify
7 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.07%) SaaS
2 7 (0.61%) Responsys
3 4 (0.35%) MailChimp
4 3 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.086%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.086%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.086%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.086%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.086%) IaaS
6 1 (0.086%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.086%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.086%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.94%) Internet
2 16 (1.38%) SSL
3 12 (1.04%) Intranet
4 10 (0.86%) DNS
5 9 (0.78%) LAN
5 9 (0.78%) WAN
6 7 (0.61%) HTTP
7 6 (0.52%) FTP
8 5 (0.43%) Firewall
8 5 (0.43%) SAN
8 5 (0.43%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.35%) SMS
9 4 (0.35%) Wireless
10 3 (0.26%) SSH
10 3 (0.26%) Broadband
11 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.086%) iBeacon
12 1 (0.086%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.086%) VoIP
12 1 (0.086%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (8.90%) MySQL
2 54 (4.67%) SQL Server
3 45 (3.89%) Relational Database
4 15 (1.30%) MongoDB
5 14 (1.21%) Big Data
6 13 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (0.78%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.35%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.26%) MS Access
11 3 (0.26%) Cognos Impromptu
11 3 (0.26%) Base SAS
11 3 (0.26%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 91 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 44 (3.80%) Subversion
3 42 (3.63%) Dreamweaver
4 37 (3.20%) JIRA
5 35 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 26 (2.25%) Jasmine
7 15 (1.30%) QUnit
7 15 (1.30%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (1.04%) Ant
9 12 (1.04%) NUnit
9 12 (1.04%) Grunt
10 10 (0.86%) Axure RP
10 10 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 8 (0.69%) JUnit
13 5 (0.43%) Mocha
14 4 (0.35%) Maven
14 4 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
15 3 (0.26%) Cucumber
General
1 715 (61.80%) Marketing
2 263 (22.73%) Advertising
3 135 (11.67%) Retail
4 134 (11.58%) Finance
5 82 (7.09%) Publishing
6 41 (3.54%) Law
7 22 (1.90%) Legal
8 16 (1.38%) Games
9 15 (1.30%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.04%) German Language
10 12 (1.04%) Russian Language
11 11 (0.95%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.69%) Automotive
13 7 (0.61%) Banking
13 7 (0.61%) Billing
13 7 (0.61%) French Language
14 6 (0.52%) Electronics
15 5 (0.43%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.35%) Korean Language
16 4 (0.35%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 337 (29.13%) Developer
2 135 (11.67%) Front-End Developer
3 115 (9.94%) Web Developer
4 88 (7.61%) Analyst
5 78 (6.74%) Marketing Manager
6 74 (6.40%) Designer
7 62 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 54 (4.67%) .NET Developer
9 51 (4.41%) PPC Specialist
9 51 (4.41%) PPC Executive
9 51 (4.41%) PPC Manager
9 51 (4.41%) PPC Analyst
10 49 (4.24%) Account Manager
11 38 (3.28%) SEO Manager
11 38 (3.28%) SEO Executive
12 36 (3.11%) Digital Marketing Manager
13 33 (2.85%) Senior Web Developer
14 32 (2.77%) User Experience Designer
15 31 (2.68%) E-Commerce Manager
16 30 (2.59%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 566 (48.92%) HTML
2 483 (41.75%) CSS
3 259 (22.39%) jQuery
4 256 (22.13%) HTML5
5 225 (19.45%) CSS3
6 153 (13.22%) .NET
7 127 (10.98%) ASP.NET
8 125 (10.80%) XML
9 106 (9.16%) Ajax
10 91 (7.87%) XHTML
11 67 (5.79%) Web Services
12 66 (5.70%) LESS
13 45 (3.89%) AngularJS
14 43 (3.72%) Sass
15 42 (3.63%) Symfony
16 41 (3.54%) Flash
17 39 (3.37%) Backbone.js
18 35 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (2.85%) JSON
20 32 (2.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 345 (29.82%) Social Media
2 263 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 254 (21.95%) User Experience
4 88 (7.61%) Blog
5 73 (6.31%) Computer Science
6 71 (6.14%) Digital Media
7 60 (5.19%) W3C
8 42 (3.63%) Copywriting
9 39 (3.37%) Management Information System
10 37 (3.20%) Mobile App
11 32 (2.77%) Open Source
12 28 (2.42%) Statistics
13 18 (1.56%) Visualisation
13 18 (1.56%) Social Network
14 17 (1.47%) Graphic Design
14 17 (1.47%) Mathematics
15 15 (1.30%) Economics
16 13 (1.12%) Photography
17 12 (1.04%) New Media
18 11 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 49 (4.24%) Windows
2 34 (2.94%) Linux
3 28 (2.42%) Android
4 19 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.43%) Windows 8
5 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.26%) webOS
6 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (35.87%) Analytics
2 319 (27.57%) Pay per click
3 308 (26.62%) Digital Marketing
4 291 (25.15%) E-Commerce
5 180 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
6 148 (12.79%) Web Development
7 137 (11.84%) Web Analytics
8 114 (9.85%) Content Management
9 113 (9.77%) Online Marketing
10 103 (8.90%) CRM
11 100 (8.64%) MVC
12 99 (8.56%) Project Management
13 95 (8.21%) Email Marketing
14 84 (7.26%) Responsive Web Design
15 77 (6.66%) Web Design
16 69 (5.96%) Search Engine Marketing
17 68 (5.88%) TDD
18 61 (5.27%) Marketing Strategy
19 56 (4.84%) B2B
20 51 (4.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 439 (37.94%) JavaScript
2 160 (13.83%) PHP
3 137 (11.84%) SQL
4 112 (9.68%) C#
5 59 (5.10%) Java
6 39 (3.37%) T-SQL
7 18 (1.56%) Python
8 12 (1.04%) Ruby
9 11 (0.95%) XPath
10 9 (0.78%) Groovy
11 8 (0.69%) C
11 8 (0.69%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.43%) C++
12 5 (0.43%) Scala
13 4 (0.35%) ActionScript 3.0
13 4 (0.35%) ActionScript 2.0
13 4 (0.35%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.35%) VBA
13 4 (0.35%) VB
13 4 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 256 (22.13%) Degree
2 2 (0.17%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.086%) MBA
3 1 (0.086%) ISEB
3 1 (0.086%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.086%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.086%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.93%) QA
2 28 (2.42%) WCAG
3 13 (1.12%) SLA
4 6 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (1.73%) Vagrant
2 12 (1.04%) Puppet
2 12 (1.04%) Capistrano
3 5 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 299 (25.84%) Google
2 136 (11.75%) Facebook
3 109 (9.42%) Twitter
4 104 (8.99%) Adobe
5 88 (7.61%) Microsoft
6 43 (3.72%) Omniture
7 34 (2.94%) Coremetrics
8 25 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.64%) Oracle
10 18 (1.56%) Zend
11 15 (1.30%) Interwoven
11 15 (1.30%) Sitecore
12 13 (1.12%) Tableau
12 13 (1.12%) DoubleClick
13 11 (0.95%) Demandware
14 10 (0.86%) Yahoo!
14 10 (0.86%) HP
14 10 (0.86%) Business Objects
15 9 (0.78%) Apple
16 6 (0.52%) FatWire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + stock options
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 11 hours ago
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