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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 371 343 245
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -98
Permanent jobs citing SEO 262 383 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.87% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.98% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 234 267 333
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,845 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
34170 38982 39299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.84% 88.27% 86.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29512 32907 32310
Median salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -17 31 £42,500 -1.16% 4
Kingston Upon Thames +2 5 £30,000 -53.84%
Surbiton +6 4 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Croydon +2 2 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Bromley +8 1 £21,000 -53.33%
Harrow - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £57,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £32,500 -
Brentford - 1 £45,000 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 281 (48.70%) HTML
2 276 (47.83%) Marketing
3 257 (44.54%) CSS
4 232 (40.21%) JavaScript
5 205 (35.53%) Analytics
6 185 (32.06%) User Experience
7 157 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
8 153 (26.52%) Web Development
9 146 (25.30%) HTML5
10 140 (24.26%) E-Commerce
11 130 (22.53%) Digital Marketing
12 128 (22.18%) CSS3
13 115 (19.93%) CMS
14 113 (19.58%) Google
15 112 (19.41%) Social Media
16 105 (18.20%) Sass
17 96 (16.64%) Pay per click
17 96 (16.64%) Google Analytics
18 92 (15.94%) AngularJS
19 85 (14.73%) Content Management
20 82 (14.21%) Scrum
21 77 (13.34%) Front End Development
22 76 (13.17%) Advertising
22 76 (13.17%) Git (software)
23 74 (12.82%) jQuery
23 74 (12.82%) CRM
24 72 (12.48%) PHP
25 70 (12.13%) OO
25 70 (12.13%) Degree
26 68 (11.79%) Retail

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
1 115 (19.93%) CMS
2 18 (3.12%) WordPress
3 17 (2.95%) EPiServer CMS
4 14 (2.43%) Apache
5 13 (2.25%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.91%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.91%) Confluence
6 11 (1.91%) Umbraco
7 10 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (1.39%) Drupal
9 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.69%) IIS
9 4 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.17%) Kentico
11 1 (0.17%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 67 (11.61%) Photoshop
2 51 (8.84%) MS Excel
3 41 (7.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 39 (6.76%) MS Office
5 24 (4.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (2.95%) Fireworks
7 9 (1.56%) Adobe After Effects
7 9 (1.56%) InVision
8 5 (0.87%) GIMP
9 3 (0.52%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.17%) ImageReady
11 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.91%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (1.04%) Magento
3 4 (0.69%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 96 (16.64%) Google Analytics
2 25 (4.33%) AdWords
3 24 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (3.81%) SaaS
5 11 (1.91%) GitHub
6 9 (1.56%) Adobe Analytics
6 9 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (1.21%) PaaS
8 6 (1.04%) Basecamp
9 3 (0.52%) IaaS
10 2 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.35%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.35%) Office 365
11 1 (0.17%) CheetahMail
11 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.17%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.76%) Internet
2 15 (2.60%) HTTP
3 11 (1.91%) Intranet
4 5 (0.87%) LAN
4 5 (0.87%) WAN
5 4 (0.69%) Broadband
5 4 (0.69%) DHCP
5 4 (0.69%) DNS
5 4 (0.69%) Extranet
5 4 (0.69%) SAN
6 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.35%) VPN
8 1 (0.17%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.17%) Firewall
8 1 (0.17%) FTP
8 1 (0.17%) SSH
8 1 (0.17%) VoIP
8 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.03%) MySQL
1 29 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.60%) NoSQL
3 11 (1.91%) Big Data
4 10 (1.73%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.21%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.52%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.17%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.17%) Redis
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 76 (13.17%) Git (software)
2 33 (5.72%) Grunt
3 31 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (4.51%) Dreamweaver
5 25 (4.33%) Jasmine
6 19 (3.29%) Karma Test Runner
7 18 (3.12%) Jenkins
7 18 (3.12%) JIRA
7 18 (3.12%) Selenium
8 13 (2.25%) Protractor
9 12 (2.08%) Subversion
9 12 (2.08%) Visual Studio
10 11 (1.91%) Axure RP
11 9 (1.56%) gulp
12 8 (1.39%) Mocha
13 7 (1.21%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.87%) QUnit
14 5 (0.87%) WebDriver
15 4 (0.69%) JUnit
15 4 (0.69%) PHPUnit
General
1 276 (47.83%) Marketing
2 76 (13.17%) Advertising
3 68 (11.79%) Retail
4 67 (11.61%) Finance
5 42 (7.28%) Games
6 28 (4.85%) Telecoms
7 21 (3.64%) Banking
7 21 (3.64%) Legal
8 20 (3.47%) Publishing
9 16 (2.77%) Law
10 14 (2.43%) French Language
11 11 (1.91%) Italian Language
11 11 (1.91%) Spanish Language
12 6 (1.04%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.69%) Electronics
13 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.69%) Mandarin Language
13 4 (0.69%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 191 (33.10%) Developer
2 59 (10.23%) JavaScript Developer
3 53 (9.19%) Web Developer
4 51 (8.84%) UI Developer
5 47 (8.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 43 (7.45%) Architect
7 38 (6.59%) SEO Manager
8 33 (5.72%) Marketing Manager
9 27 (4.68%) Designer
10 25 (4.33%) HTML Developer
10 25 (4.33%) PPC Manager
11 24 (4.16%) .NET Developer
11 24 (4.16%) Account Manager
11 24 (4.16%) SEO Executive
12 21 (3.64%) Senior Developer
13 20 (3.47%) Digital Marketing Manager
13 20 (3.47%) HTML CSS Developer
14 18 (3.12%) C# Developer
14 18 (3.12%) Full Stack Developer
14 18 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (48.70%) HTML
2 257 (44.54%) CSS
3 146 (25.30%) HTML5
4 128 (22.18%) CSS3
5 105 (18.20%) Sass
6 92 (15.94%) AngularJS
7 74 (12.82%) jQuery
8 67 (11.61%) .NET
9 50 (8.67%) Node.js
10 47 (8.15%) ASP.NET
11 38 (6.59%) React
11 38 (6.59%) XML
12 35 (6.07%) LESS
13 34 (5.89%) Backbone.js
14 33 (5.72%) Ajax
15 31 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (4.68%) JSON
17 25 (4.33%) REST
18 22 (3.81%) Handlebars
19 21 (3.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 185 (32.06%) User Experience
2 112 (19.41%) Social Media
3 65 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (6.76%) Digital Media
5 33 (5.72%) Computer Science
6 29 (5.03%) Blog
7 19 (3.29%) W3C
8 18 (3.12%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.60%) Copywriting
9 15 (2.60%) Fintech
10 13 (2.25%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.56%) Motion Graphics
12 8 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
12 8 (1.39%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.21%) Graphic Design
14 6 (1.04%) Mathematics
14 6 (1.04%) Statistics
14 6 (1.04%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.87%) Online Gambling
15 5 (0.87%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.77%) Linux
2 10 (1.73%) Windows
3 7 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.04%) Android
5 5 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.52%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (35.53%) Analytics
2 157 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (26.52%) Web Development
4 140 (24.26%) E-Commerce
5 130 (22.53%) Digital Marketing
6 96 (16.64%) Pay per click
7 85 (14.73%) Content Management
8 82 (14.21%) Scrum
9 77 (13.34%) Front End Development
10 74 (12.82%) CRM
11 70 (12.13%) OO
12 60 (10.40%) MVC
13 59 (10.23%) Responsive Web Design
14 57 (9.88%) Web Design
15 51 (8.84%) Mobile First
16 40 (6.93%) Project Management
17 38 (6.59%) TDD
17 38 (6.59%) Time Management
18 37 (6.41%) B2B
19 33 (5.72%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 232 (40.21%) JavaScript
2 72 (12.48%) PHP
3 50 (8.67%) Java
4 43 (7.45%) SQL
5 33 (5.72%) C#
6 19 (3.29%) Python
7 12 (2.08%) Perl
8 10 (1.73%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.39%) Ruby
10 5 (0.87%) Groovy
10 5 (0.87%) PHP 5
11 4 (0.69%) Go
11 4 (0.69%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.69%) TypeScript
11 4 (0.69%) VB
12 3 (0.52%) ECMAScript
12 3 (0.52%) ES6
12 3 (0.52%) Scala
13 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (12.13%) Degree
2 7 (1.21%) HND
3 6 (1.04%) MBA
4 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.52%) CITP
5 3 (0.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.17%) MCSD
7 1 (0.17%) MOS
7 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.25%) WCAG
2 12 (2.08%) QA
3 2 (0.35%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) WAI
4 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 17 (2.95%) Docker
2 5 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.52%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.52%) vSphere
4 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (2.95%) Puppet
2 12 (2.08%) Ansible
2 12 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 113 (19.58%) Google
2 67 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 63 (10.92%) Adobe
4 35 (6.07%) Facebook
5 24 (4.16%) Twitter
6 23 (3.99%) EPiServer
7 16 (2.77%) Apigee
7 16 (2.77%) Mashery
8 14 (2.43%) VMware
9 12 (2.08%) Sitecore
10 11 (1.91%) Optimizely
10 11 (1.91%) Rackspace
11 10 (1.73%) DoubleClick
12 9 (1.56%) Omniture
13 8 (1.39%) MuleSoft
14 6 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (0.52%) Atlassian
15 3 (0.52%) Cognizant
15 3 (0.52%) hybris
15 3 (0.52%) Oracle
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: MARKET RATE
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + commission
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits (e.g. pension, generous h
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
MatchesFashion.com
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Wholegrain Digital
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Wholegrain Digital
Salary: From £27,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits (e.g. pension, ge
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
International Institute for Anti Ageing
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
JWResource
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
West 1 Recruiters
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £39333.00 - £45232.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago