The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 243 233 214
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Permanent jobs citing SEO 553 530 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.14% 1.20% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.47% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 382 370 625
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £64,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -0.79%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39930 36139 41098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.60% 81.57% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33136 29834 35590
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SEO
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -48 121 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Kingston Upon Thames +4 19 £42,500 +34.92%
Chiswick - 6 £37,500 - 1
Teddington - 5 £40,000 -
Ilford - 3 £42,500 -
Ruislip - 3 £25,500 -
Croydon -10 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Enfield - 2 £42,500 -
Hounslow - 2 £42,500 -
Barking - 2 £42,500 -
Barnet - 2 £42,500 -
Romford - 2 £42,500 -
Wembley - 2 £42,500 -
Southwark - 2 £30,000 -
Hammersmith -7 1 £36,500 -30.47%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 657 (56.25%) Marketing
2 600 (51.37%) HTML
3 503 (43.07%) CSS
4 453 (38.78%) JavaScript
5 441 (37.76%) Analytics
6 321 (27.48%) Pay per click
7 306 (26.20%) Google
8 293 (25.09%) Social Media
9 287 (24.57%) Digital Marketing
10 284 (24.32%) Degree
11 280 (23.97%) E-Commerce
12 278 (23.80%) HTML5
13 266 (22.77%) Advertising
14 259 (22.17%) jQuery
15 252 (21.58%) CMS
16 235 (20.12%) CSS3
17 213 (18.24%) Google Analytics
18 179 (15.33%) Finance
19 167 (14.30%) PHP
20 160 (13.70%) Web Development
21 155 (13.27%) .NET
22 149 (12.76%) SQL
23 146 (12.50%) Retail
24 144 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
25 134 (11.47%) Web Analytics
26 128 (10.96%) Project Management
27 126 (10.79%) Online Marketing
28 125 (10.70%) XML
29 122 (10.45%) Photoshop
30 117 (10.02%) Ajax

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (21.58%) CMS
2 103 (8.82%) WordPress
3 51 (4.37%) Drupal
4 46 (3.94%) Umbraco
5 43 (3.68%) Node.js
6 27 (2.31%) Apache
7 22 (1.88%) SharePoint
8 14 (1.20%) Adobe CQ
9 13 (1.11%) Joomla!
10 12 (1.03%) nginx
11 11 (0.94%) IIS
12 9 (0.77%) MS Project Server
13 8 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.68%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.60%) TeamSite
15 6 (0.51%) SAS
16 5 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.43%) EPiServer CMS
16 5 (0.43%) PrestaShop
17 4 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 122 (10.45%) Photoshop
2 98 (8.39%) MS Excel
3 58 (4.97%) MS Office
4 57 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (3.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 24 (2.05%) Fireworks
7 11 (0.94%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.94%) MS Project
8 9 (0.77%) InDesign
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.17%) SPSS
10 1 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.086%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 213 (18.24%) Google Analytics
2 40 (3.42%) WebTrends
3 29 (2.48%) Magento
4 23 (1.97%) SiteCatalyst
5 13 (1.11%) Fredhopper
6 6 (0.51%) Optimost
6 6 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.05%) SaaS
2 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.60%) Responsys
4 5 (0.43%) MailChimp
5 4 (0.34%) CheetahMail
5 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.086%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.086%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.086%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.086%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.086%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.42%) Internet
2 10 (0.86%) SSL
2 10 (0.86%) Intranet
3 6 (0.51%) FTP
3 6 (0.51%) HTTP
3 6 (0.51%) DNS
4 4 (0.34%) Broadband
4 4 (0.34%) SMS
5 3 (0.26%) LAN
5 3 (0.26%) WAN
6 2 (0.17%) Wireless
7 1 (0.086%) SSH
7 1 (0.086%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.086%) SAN
7 1 (0.086%) MPLS
7 1 (0.086%) Firewall
7 1 (0.086%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.086%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (8.48%) MySQL
2 58 (4.97%) Relational Database
3 48 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 21 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (1.80%) Big Data
5 18 (1.54%) NoSQL
6 17 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (1.20%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.51%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.51%) MS Access
12 5 (0.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 5 (0.43%) Base SAS
12 5 (0.43%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.34%) Jackrabbit
14 3 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 68 (5.82%) Git (software)
2 51 (4.37%) Subversion
3 49 (4.20%) Visual Studio
4 43 (3.68%) JIRA
5 38 (3.25%) Dreamweaver
6 34 (2.91%) Jasmine
7 20 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (1.63%) NUnit
9 17 (1.46%) QUnit
10 15 (1.28%) JUnit
10 15 (1.28%) Maven
11 14 (1.20%) Jenkins
11 14 (1.20%) Grunt
12 12 (1.03%) Ant
13 10 (0.86%) Selenium
14 9 (0.77%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (0.60%) Mocha
16 5 (0.43%) JsTestDriver
16 5 (0.43%) JSUnit
17 4 (0.34%) JMeter
General
1 657 (56.25%) Marketing
2 266 (22.77%) Advertising
3 179 (15.33%) Finance
4 146 (12.50%) Retail
5 82 (7.02%) Publishing
6 32 (2.74%) Law
7 28 (2.40%) Legal
8 25 (2.14%) Games
9 21 (1.80%) Automotive
10 19 (1.63%) German Language
11 18 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (1.11%) Russian Language
13 12 (1.03%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.94%) Billing
14 11 (0.94%) Telecoms
15 10 (0.86%) French Language
16 8 (0.68%) Banking
17 7 (0.60%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.60%) Italian Language
18 5 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 355 (30.39%) Developer
2 170 (14.55%) Front-End Developer
3 121 (10.36%) Analyst
4 92 (7.88%) Web Developer
5 75 (6.42%) Marketing Manager
5 75 (6.42%) Designer
6 68 (5.82%) Senior Developer
7 59 (5.05%) Account Manager
8 53 (4.54%) PPC Specialist
8 53 (4.54%) PPC Manager
8 53 (4.54%) PPC Analyst
8 53 (4.54%) PPC Executive
9 43 (3.68%) .NET Developer
10 42 (3.60%) SEO Executive
11 39 (3.34%) SEO Account Manager
12 37 (3.17%) Project Manager
13 33 (2.83%) Web Analyst
14 32 (2.74%) Digital Marketing Manager
14 32 (2.74%) Senior Manager
14 32 (2.74%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 600 (51.37%) HTML
2 503 (43.07%) CSS
3 278 (23.80%) HTML5
4 259 (22.17%) jQuery
5 235 (20.12%) CSS3
6 155 (13.27%) .NET
7 125 (10.70%) XML
8 117 (10.02%) Ajax
9 114 (9.76%) ASP.NET
10 71 (6.08%) XHTML
11 63 (5.39%) Sass
12 61 (5.22%) LESS
13 60 (5.14%) Web Services
14 43 (3.68%) AngularJS
15 41 (3.51%) Backbone.js
16 40 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 38 (3.25%) .NET Framework
18 37 (3.17%) Symfony
18 37 (3.17%) Semantic HTML
19 36 (3.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 293 (25.09%) Social Media
2 76 (6.51%) Computer Science
3 67 (5.74%) Blog
4 60 (5.14%) Digital Media
5 56 (4.79%) Mobile App
6 49 (4.20%) W3C
7 38 (3.25%) Management Information System
8 37 (3.17%) Statistics
9 30 (2.57%) Copywriting
10 25 (2.14%) Open Source
11 24 (2.05%) Visualisation
12 19 (1.63%) Mathematics
12 19 (1.63%) Economics
13 17 (1.46%) Graphic Design
14 16 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.20%) Photography
16 13 (1.11%) New Media
17 11 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
17 11 (0.94%) Physics
17 11 (0.94%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 41 (3.51%) Linux
2 31 (2.65%) Windows
3 24 (2.05%) Android
4 21 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.51%) UNIX
6 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.26%) webOS
7 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.086%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.086%) CentOS
8 1 (0.086%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.086%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (37.76%) Analytics
2 321 (27.48%) Pay per click
3 287 (24.57%) Digital Marketing
4 280 (23.97%) E-Commerce
5 160 (13.70%) Web Development
6 144 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (11.47%) Web Analytics
8 128 (10.96%) Project Management
9 126 (10.79%) Online Marketing
10 110 (9.42%) Content Management
11 108 (9.25%) MVC
12 107 (9.16%) Responsive Web Design
13 103 (8.82%) CRM
14 88 (7.53%) Email Marketing
15 84 (7.19%) TDD
16 77 (6.59%) Web Design
17 75 (6.42%) OO
18 70 (5.99%) B2B
19 68 (5.82%) Search Engine Marketing
20 63 (5.39%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 453 (38.78%) JavaScript
2 167 (14.30%) PHP
3 149 (12.76%) SQL
4 105 (8.99%) Java
5 96 (8.22%) C#
6 37 (3.17%) Python
7 27 (2.31%) T-SQL
8 19 (1.63%) Ruby
9 18 (1.54%) XPath
10 12 (1.03%) VBA
10 12 (1.03%) R
11 11 (0.94%) Groovy
12 9 (0.77%) C++
12 9 (0.77%) C
13 8 (0.68%) Scala
14 7 (0.60%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.43%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.43%) Perl
16 4 (0.34%) VB
16 4 (0.34%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 284 (24.32%) Degree
2 7 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (0.26%) MBA
4 1 (0.086%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.086%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.31%) QA
2 21 (1.80%) SLA
3 15 (1.28%) WCAG
4 6 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.26%) WAI
6 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (1.71%) Vagrant
2 12 (1.03%) Capistrano
2 12 (1.03%) Puppet
3 4 (0.34%) Plesk
4 2 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.086%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 306 (26.20%) Google
2 113 (9.67%) Facebook
3 111 (9.50%) Adobe
4 87 (7.45%) Twitter
5 73 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 53 (4.54%) Omniture
7 36 (3.08%) Coremetrics
8 23 (1.97%) Oracle
9 21 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.80%) DoubleClick
10 19 (1.63%) Sitecore
11 18 (1.54%) Yahoo!
12 17 (1.46%) Tableau
13 15 (1.28%) hybris
14 12 (1.03%) Demandware
15 11 (0.94%) Zend
16 10 (0.86%) Business Objects
17 9 (0.77%) Splunk
18 5 (0.43%) EPiServer
19 4 (0.34%) Ektron
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
London
Liberty
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
CIPD
Salary: From £31,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
networx
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago