The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 353 324 268
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -56
Permanent jobs citing SEO 280 392 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.90% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.02% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 242 300 349
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,400 £72,750 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
31394 38339 38717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 88.98% 88.29% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26577 32372 32690
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in London

SEO
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 24 £38,500 -14.44% 6
Surbiton - 6 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +5 4 £48,750 -27.77%
Croydon +7 1 £32,500 -36.58% 1
Bromley +3 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Westminster -11 1 £57,500 -
Brentford - 1 £45,000 -
Teddington - 1 £65,000 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for SEO.

1 261 (48.42%) Marketing
2 257 (47.68%) HTML
3 227 (42.12%) CSS
4 212 (39.33%) Analytics
5 206 (38.22%) JavaScript
6 179 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
7 173 (32.10%) User Experience
8 151 (28.01%) Digital Marketing
9 145 (26.90%) Web Development
10 139 (25.79%) E-Commerce
11 130 (24.12%) HTML5
12 127 (23.56%) CMS
13 126 (23.38%) Google
14 121 (22.45%) CSS3
15 116 (21.52%) Social Media
16 113 (20.96%) Sass
17 105 (19.48%) Google Analytics
18 95 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
19 92 (17.07%) Pay per click
20 88 (16.33%) Git (software)
21 84 (15.58%) Retail
22 82 (15.21%) AngularJS
23 81 (15.03%) Scrum
24 79 (14.66%) Finance
25 78 (14.47%) Content Management
25 78 (14.47%) OO
26 73 (13.54%) PHP
27 72 (13.36%) Adobe
27 72 (13.36%) Advertising
28 71 (13.17%) .NET

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 127 (23.56%) CMS
2 22 (4.08%) EPiServer CMS
3 18 (3.34%) Apache
3 18 (3.34%) Umbraco
4 11 (2.04%) WordPress
5 9 (1.67%) Drupal
6 8 (1.48%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.93%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.56%) Confluence
9 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.56%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.37%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 67 (12.43%) Photoshop
2 43 (7.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (3.90%) Fireworks
4 18 (3.34%) MS Excel
5 12 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (2.04%) MS Office
7 10 (1.86%) Adobe After Effects
7 10 (1.86%) InVision
8 7 (1.30%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.56%) GIMP
10 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.19%) ImageReady
11 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.15%) Adobe Campaign
2 11 (2.04%) WebTrends
3 7 (1.30%) Magento
4 5 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.37%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 105 (19.48%) Google Analytics
2 34 (6.31%) AdWords
3 28 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (4.08%) SaaS
5 11 (2.04%) GitHub
6 10 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.67%) MailChimp
8 8 (1.48%) Adobe Analytics
9 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (0.93%) Google Tag Manager
11 4 (0.74%) IaaS
11 4 (0.74%) Office 365
11 4 (0.74%) SmartFocus
12 3 (0.56%) PaaS
13 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.90%) Internet
2 10 (1.86%) HTTP
3 5 (0.93%) DNS
3 5 (0.93%) SAN
4 4 (0.74%) DHCP
4 4 (0.74%) LAN
4 4 (0.74%) WAN
5 3 (0.56%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.56%) SSL
5 3 (0.56%) VoIP
6 2 (0.37%) Firewall
6 2 (0.37%) FTP
6 2 (0.37%) Skype
6 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.19%) Intranet
7 1 (0.19%) NAS
7 1 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.19%) VPN
7 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.42%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.86%) MySQL
3 26 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.04%) Big Data
5 10 (1.86%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.67%) Redis
7 8 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.30%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.56%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.19%) DTS
12 1 (0.19%) HDInsight
12 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 88 (16.33%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.12%) Grunt
3 30 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (4.27%) Selenium
5 22 (4.08%) Dreamweaver
6 16 (2.97%) Jasmine
6 16 (2.97%) JIRA
7 14 (2.60%) gulp
7 14 (2.60%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.86%) Axure RP
8 10 (1.86%) webpack
9 8 (1.48%) Subversion
10 7 (1.30%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.93%) Mocha
11 5 (0.93%) PHPUnit
12 4 (0.74%) JUnit
12 4 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (0.74%) Protractor
12 4 (0.74%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.37%) Bower
General
1 261 (48.42%) Marketing
2 84 (15.58%) Retail
3 79 (14.66%) Finance
4 72 (13.36%) Advertising
5 40 (7.42%) Games
6 38 (7.05%) Telecoms
7 21 (3.90%) Banking
8 15 (2.78%) French Language
8 15 (2.78%) Legal
8 15 (2.78%) Publishing
9 12 (2.23%) Italian Language
9 12 (2.23%) Spanish Language
10 11 (2.04%) Law
11 9 (1.67%) Electronics
12 8 (1.48%) Brand Awareness
12 8 (1.48%) Online Betting
13 7 (1.30%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.74%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.37%) Automotive
16 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 185 (34.32%) Developer
2 45 (8.35%) UI Developer
3 44 (8.16%) Marketing Manager
4 40 (7.42%) C# Developer
4 40 (7.42%) JavaScript Developer
4 40 (7.42%) Web Developer
5 36 (6.68%) .NET Developer
5 36 (6.68%) Full Stack Developer
6 34 (6.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 33 (6.12%) Designer
8 32 (5.94%) SEO Manager
9 31 (5.75%) Architect
10 28 (5.19%) Digital Marketing Manager
11 25 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (4.64%) Senior Developer
12 24 (4.45%) SEO Executive
13 22 (4.08%) HTML Developer
14 21 (3.90%) Angular Developer
15 19 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 19 (3.53%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (47.68%) HTML
2 227 (42.12%) CSS
3 130 (24.12%) HTML5
4 121 (22.45%) CSS3
5 113 (20.96%) Sass
6 82 (15.21%) AngularJS
7 71 (13.17%) .NET
8 65 (12.06%) jQuery
9 56 (10.39%) ASP.NET
10 55 (10.20%) LESS
11 50 (9.28%) Node.js
12 47 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 36 (6.68%) React
14 32 (5.94%) XML
15 24 (4.45%) Ajax
16 22 (4.08%) REST
17 18 (3.34%) Backbone.js
18 16 (2.97%) JSON
19 15 (2.78%) SignalR
19 15 (2.78%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 173 (32.10%) User Experience
2 116 (21.52%) Social Media
3 95 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (6.31%) Blog
5 29 (5.38%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.71%) Mobile App
7 19 (3.53%) Digital Media
8 18 (3.34%) Copywriting
8 18 (3.34%) Statistics
9 11 (2.04%) W3C
10 10 (1.86%) Motion Graphics
11 9 (1.67%) Fintech
12 8 (1.48%) Graphic Design
13 7 (1.30%) Mathematics
14 6 (1.11%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.93%) FMCG
15 5 (0.93%) Visualisation
16 4 (0.74%) Credit Risk
16 4 (0.74%) Social Network
17 3 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.23%) Linux
2 11 (2.04%) Windows
3 6 (1.11%) Android
4 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.19%) Unix
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (39.33%) Analytics
2 179 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (28.01%) Digital Marketing
4 145 (26.90%) Web Development
5 139 (25.79%) E-Commerce
6 92 (17.07%) Pay per click
7 81 (15.03%) Scrum
8 78 (14.47%) Content Management
8 78 (14.47%) OO
9 70 (12.99%) MVC
10 67 (12.43%) CRM
11 60 (11.13%) Front End Development
12 48 (8.91%) Unit Testing
13 47 (8.72%) TDD
14 46 (8.53%) Web Design
15 40 (7.42%) Web Analytics
16 39 (7.24%) Mobile First
17 38 (7.05%) Responsive Web Design
18 37 (6.86%) B2C
19 36 (6.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 206 (38.22%) JavaScript
2 73 (13.54%) PHP
3 60 (11.13%) C#
4 48 (8.91%) SQL
5 40 (7.42%) Java
6 38 (7.05%) Python
7 26 (4.82%) Go
8 18 (3.34%) ES6
9 16 (2.97%) TypeScript
10 9 (1.67%) Perl
11 4 (0.74%) C++
11 4 (0.74%) VB
12 3 (0.56%) ECMAScript
12 3 (0.56%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.56%) Ruby
13 2 (0.37%) R
13 2 (0.37%) Scala
13 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.37%) XPath
14 1 (0.19%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 64 (11.87%) Degree
2 3 (0.56%) MBA
2 3 (0.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.37%) CITP
3 2 (0.37%) OCMJEA
3 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.37%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.19%) MCSD
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.15%) WCAG
2 12 (2.23%) QA
3 3 (0.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) WAI
5 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 14 (2.60%) Docker
2 8 (1.48%) Varnish
3 7 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.56%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.56%) vSphere
5 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (2.78%) Puppet
2 10 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.67%) Ansible
4 6 (1.11%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.19%) SCOM
6 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 126 (23.38%) Google
2 72 (13.36%) Adobe
3 40 (7.42%) Microsoft
4 29 (5.38%) EPiServer
5 28 (5.19%) Facebook
6 17 (3.15%) Optimizely
7 14 (2.60%) VMware
8 9 (1.67%) Rackspace
8 9 (1.67%) SAP
9 8 (1.48%) Omniture
10 7 (1.30%) Twitter
11 6 (1.11%) DoubleClick
11 6 (1.11%) hybris
12 5 (0.93%) Remedy
12 5 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.74%) Apigee
13 4 (0.74%) Mashery
13 4 (0.74%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.56%) HP
15 2 (0.37%) Symantec
London
Salt
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Drayton, Middlesex
Concept Personnel
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits (e.g. pension, generous h
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Host Europe Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30,000 - £35,000 Including Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Fun working culture and great bene
Posted: 6 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £50001 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Wholegrain Digital
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Chelsea Apps Factory Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum Benefits include: Free Breakfast, Pe
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37794.00 - £47278.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday