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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 315 247 218
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -29
Permanent jobs citing SEO 389 627 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.89% 1.25% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.48% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 294 426 461
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £28,050 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
37380 42499 36853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.38% 84.63% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31292 35300 30681
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +13 122 £40,000 -4.76% 20
Twickenham - 6 £30,000 -
Westminster +6 5 £20,500 -39.70%
Uxbridge - 5 £40,000 - 1
Croydon +10 3 £27,300 -35.76%
Hammersmith - 3 £37,500 -
Beckenham - 3 £37,000 -
Enfield -4 1 £29,000 -31.76%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 471 (58.66%) Marketing
2 419 (52.18%) HTML
3 352 (43.84%) CSS
4 345 (42.96%) Analytics
5 302 (37.61%) Social Media
6 281 (34.99%) JavaScript
7 227 (28.27%) Pay per click
7 227 (28.27%) Google
8 198 (24.66%) jQuery
9 196 (24.41%) Digital Marketing
10 182 (22.67%) Google Analytics
11 171 (21.30%) HTML5
11 171 (21.30%) CMS
11 171 (21.30%) E-Commerce
12 170 (21.17%) Analytical Skills
13 161 (20.05%) CSS3
14 157 (19.55%) PHP
15 132 (16.44%) Degree
16 121 (15.07%) Photoshop
16 121 (15.07%) Advertising
17 120 (14.94%) User Experience
18 117 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
19 103 (12.83%) Retail
19 103 (12.83%) Finance
20 99 (12.33%) Online Marketing
21 98 (12.20%) .NET
22 97 (12.08%) Web Development
23 96 (11.96%) Content Management
24 92 (11.46%) Git (software)
25 90 (11.21%) Ajax

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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
1 171 (21.30%) CMS
2 65 (8.09%) WordPress
3 32 (3.99%) Node.js
4 28 (3.49%) Umbraco
5 26 (3.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 23 (2.86%) Drupal
7 14 (1.74%) IIS
7 14 (1.74%) Immediacy CMS
7 14 (1.74%) Sitefinity
7 14 (1.74%) Kentico
8 13 (1.62%) DNN
9 12 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (1.12%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.00%) SAS
11 8 (1.00%) nginx
12 6 (0.75%) Apache
12 6 (0.75%) OpenCms
13 5 (0.62%) Confluence
14 3 (0.37%) CoreMedia CMS
14 3 (0.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 121 (15.07%) Photoshop
2 55 (6.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (3.49%) InDesign
3 28 (3.49%) MS Office
4 25 (3.11%) MS Excel
5 24 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 22 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (1.37%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.87%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.75%) SPSS
10 5 (0.62%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.50%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 39 (4.86%) Magento
2 25 (3.11%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.37%) Bond Adapt
4 2 (0.25%) Radian6
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) Tridion
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 182 (22.67%) Google Analytics
2 18 (2.24%) Adobe Analytics
3 12 (1.49%) SaaS
4 6 (0.75%) GitHub
5 5 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.62%) Basecamp
6 4 (0.50%) PaaS
7 2 (0.25%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.86%) Internet
2 5 (0.62%) FTP
3 4 (0.50%) Intranet
4 3 (0.37%) Symposium
4 3 (0.37%) Skype
5 2 (0.25%) HTTP
5 2 (0.25%) Wireless
6 1 (0.12%) SSH
6 1 (0.12%) SMS
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (8.59%) MySQL
2 32 (3.99%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.87%) Hadoop
4 6 (0.75%) OLAP
4 6 (0.75%) Redis
4 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.50%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.12%) DTS
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 92 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 51 (6.35%) Subversion
3 30 (3.74%) Dreamweaver
4 21 (2.62%) Visual Studio
5 17 (2.12%) JIRA
6 16 (1.99%) Bitbucket
7 15 (1.87%) Grunt
8 11 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
9 10 (1.25%) Jasmine
10 9 (1.12%) Mercurial
11 7 (0.87%) Maven
12 5 (0.62%) Sinon.JS
13 4 (0.50%) QUnit
13 4 (0.50%) Mocha
14 3 (0.37%) Selenium
14 3 (0.37%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.37%) WebDriver
15 2 (0.25%) Appium
15 2 (0.25%) JMeter
15 2 (0.25%) Mockito
General
1 471 (58.66%) Marketing
2 121 (15.07%) Advertising
3 103 (12.83%) Retail
3 103 (12.83%) Finance
4 34 (4.23%) Publishing
5 16 (1.99%) German Language
6 11 (1.37%) Legal
7 10 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.12%) French Language
8 9 (1.12%) Automotive
8 9 (1.12%) Law
9 7 (0.87%) Multimedia
9 7 (0.87%) Games
9 7 (0.87%) Banking
10 6 (0.75%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.25%) iGaming
11 2 (0.25%) Electronics
11 2 (0.25%) Billing
11 2 (0.25%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.25%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 231 (28.77%) Developer
2 92 (11.46%) Front-End Developer
3 77 (9.59%) Web Developer
4 63 (7.85%) Marketing Manager
5 53 (6.60%) SEO Manager
6 51 (6.35%) Analyst
7 45 (5.60%) Senior Developer
8 41 (5.11%) .NET Developer
9 33 (4.11%) Marketing Executive
10 32 (3.99%) Digital Marketing Manager
11 31 (3.86%) Account Manager
12 29 (3.61%) Front-End Web Developer
13 27 (3.36%) Consultant
14 25 (3.11%) PPC Specialist
14 25 (3.11%) PPC Manager
14 25 (3.11%) PPC Analyst
14 25 (3.11%) PPC Executive
15 23 (2.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 21 (2.62%) Senior Manager
17 20 (2.49%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (52.18%) HTML
2 352 (43.84%) CSS
3 198 (24.66%) jQuery
4 171 (21.30%) HTML5
5 161 (20.05%) CSS3
6 98 (12.20%) .NET
7 90 (11.21%) Ajax
8 72 (8.97%) AngularJS
9 70 (8.72%) Sass
10 54 (6.72%) Backbone.js
11 53 (6.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 49 (6.10%) XHTML
12 49 (6.10%) ASP.NET
13 43 (5.35%) Django
14 32 (3.99%) LESS
15 31 (3.86%) XML
16 28 (3.49%) Web Services
17 26 (3.24%) Ember.js
18 23 (2.86%) .NET Framework
19 22 (2.74%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 302 (37.61%) Social Media
2 170 (21.17%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (14.94%) User Experience
4 40 (4.98%) W3C
5 38 (4.73%) Digital Media
5 38 (4.73%) Blog
6 32 (3.99%) Statistics
7 28 (3.49%) Copywriting
8 27 (3.36%) Mobile App
9 26 (3.24%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.87%) Mathematics
11 14 (1.74%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.37%) Visualisation
12 11 (1.37%) Graphic Design
12 11 (1.37%) iPhone
12 11 (1.37%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.12%) New Media
13 9 (1.12%) SWIFT
14 8 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
15 7 (0.87%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 54 (6.72%) Linux
2 13 (1.62%) Windows
3 11 (1.37%) Apple iOS
3 11 (1.37%) Android
3 11 (1.37%) Mac OS X
4 10 (1.25%) UNIX
5 6 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.62%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (42.96%) Analytics
2 227 (28.27%) Pay per click
3 196 (24.41%) Digital Marketing
4 171 (21.30%) E-Commerce
5 117 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (12.33%) Online Marketing
7 97 (12.08%) Web Development
8 96 (11.96%) Content Management
9 81 (10.09%) Responsive Web Design
10 80 (9.96%) Web Analytics
11 76 (9.46%) MVC
12 67 (8.34%) TDD
13 60 (7.47%) Project Management
14 54 (6.72%) Scrum
15 53 (6.60%) Email Marketing
16 50 (6.23%) B2B
17 48 (5.98%) CRM
17 48 (5.98%) Open Source
18 47 (5.85%) Marketing Strategy
18 47 (5.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 281 (34.99%) JavaScript
2 157 (19.55%) PHP
3 73 (9.09%) Java
4 65 (8.09%) SQL
5 52 (6.48%) Python
6 51 (6.35%) C#
7 30 (3.74%) Ruby
8 16 (1.99%) C
9 12 (1.49%) Clojure
10 11 (1.37%) Scala
11 7 (0.87%) R
11 7 (0.87%) Go
12 6 (0.75%) VBA
12 6 (0.75%) PHP5
13 4 (0.50%) Perl
14 2 (0.25%) C++
15 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.12%) AWK
15 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (16.44%) Degree
2 7 (0.87%) ISTQB
2 7 (0.87%) ISEB
3 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.12%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.99%) QA
2 21 (2.62%) WCAG
3 5 (0.62%) WAI
4 4 (0.50%) GCP
5 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.75%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (2.12%) TeamSite
2 2 (0.25%) cPanel
2 2 (0.25%) Plesk
3 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 227 (28.27%) Google
2 85 (10.59%) Adobe
3 63 (7.85%) Facebook
4 39 (4.86%) Twitter
5 34 (4.23%) Microsoft
6 30 (3.74%) Omniture
7 27 (3.36%) Sitecore
8 16 (1.99%) Apigee
8 16 (1.99%) Mashery
8 16 (1.99%) Oracle
9 15 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (1.87%) Interwoven
10 14 (1.74%) FatWire
10 14 (1.74%) Zend
11 12 (1.49%) Yahoo!
11 12 (1.49%) Coremetrics
12 10 (1.25%) Apple
13 8 (1.00%) MuleSoft
13 8 (1.00%) Cognizant
14 7 (0.87%) Demandware
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Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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Red Sofa London
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Excellent package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bens, bonus, equity
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, shares
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Farfetch.com
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £20-30k base / £40-45k OTE + benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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