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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 370 344 262
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -82
Permanent jobs citing SEO 315 380 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.84% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.96% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 265 291 391
Median salary £42,308 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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
37614 39418 42497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.08% 87.11% 86.55%
Number of salaries quoted 32320 32912 34944
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 £39,243 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +2 34 £47,000 +34.28% 3
Hounslow - 7 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £52,500 - 1
Croydon -4 5 £50,000 +83.15% 3
Orpington - 3 £35,000 -
Westminster -7 2 £42,115 +105.43%
Ilford - 2 £34,000 -
Teddington - 2 £35,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £35,000 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 293 (50.09%) Marketing
2 281 (48.03%) HTML
3 255 (43.59%) Analytics
4 251 (42.91%) CSS
5 199 (34.02%) JavaScript
6 167 (28.55%) Agile Software Development
7 158 (27.01%) E-Commerce
8 155 (26.50%) Google
9 150 (25.64%) Google Analytics
10 145 (24.79%) HTML5
11 125 (21.37%) CSS3
12 123 (21.03%) jQuery
13 121 (20.68%) Social Media
13 121 (20.68%) User Experience
14 115 (19.66%) Digital Marketing
15 111 (18.97%) Web Development
16 106 (18.12%) CMS
17 98 (16.75%) Pay per click
18 92 (15.73%) Web Analytics
18 92 (15.73%) Front End Development
19 88 (15.04%) Degree
19 88 (15.04%) Photoshop
20 85 (14.53%) Git (software)
21 81 (13.85%) .NET
21 81 (13.85%) Microsoft
22 79 (13.50%) MS Excel
23 75 (12.82%) Finance
24 71 (12.14%) Adobe
24 71 (12.14%) AngularJS
24 71 (12.14%) Sass

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
1 106 (18.12%) CMS
2 42 (7.18%) WordPress
3 21 (3.59%) Drupal
3 21 (3.59%) Node.js
4 15 (2.56%) IIS
4 15 (2.56%) Umbraco
5 13 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (1.88%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.71%) Confluence
8 8 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (1.37%) SAS
9 6 (1.03%) Joomla!
10 5 (0.85%) Apache
11 4 (0.68%) nginx
12 3 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.51%) OpenCms
12 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.17%) EPiServer CMS
14 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 88 (15.04%) Photoshop
2 79 (13.50%) MS Excel
3 35 (5.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (5.47%) MS Office
5 25 (4.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (2.22%) Fireworks
7 11 (1.88%) Acrobat
8 8 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (1.03%) ImageReady
10 5 (0.85%) GIMP
10 5 (0.85%) InDesign
11 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (2.74%) Magento
2 8 (1.37%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Unica
4 1 (0.17%) Radian6
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 150 (25.64%) Google Analytics
2 28 (4.79%) AdWords
3 19 (3.25%) GitHub
4 18 (3.08%) SaaS
5 15 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (2.22%) Adobe Analytics
7 8 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.68%) Basecamp
9 3 (0.51%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.34%) IaaS
10 2 (0.34%) Office 365
10 2 (0.34%) PaaS
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.17%) CheetahMail
11 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.98%) Internet
2 12 (2.05%) HTTP
2 12 (2.05%) Intranet
3 8 (1.37%) FTP
4 4 (0.68%) Extranet
5 2 (0.34%) Broadband
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) LDAP
6 1 (0.17%) SMTP
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.69%) MySQL
2 34 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.08%) Big Data
4 16 (2.74%) Hadoop
4 16 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.56%) Data Mining
6 14 (2.39%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.20%) Couchbase
9 7 (1.20%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.03%) OLAP
10 6 (1.03%) Redis
11 4 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.51%) OLTP
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 85 (14.53%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.13%) Grunt
3 26 (4.44%) JIRA
4 21 (3.59%) Visual Studio
5 19 (3.25%) Dreamweaver
6 12 (2.05%) Maven
6 12 (2.05%) Selenium
7 9 (1.54%) Jasmine
8 8 (1.37%) Subversion
9 7 (1.20%) Gradle
9 7 (1.20%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.03%) Axure RP
10 6 (1.03%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.03%) gulp
10 6 (1.03%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.68%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.34%) JBehave
14 1 (0.17%) Bower
14 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 293 (50.09%) Marketing
2 75 (12.82%) Finance
3 64 (10.94%) Retail
4 43 (7.35%) Advertising
5 39 (6.67%) Publishing
6 23 (3.93%) Banking
7 17 (2.91%) Games
7 17 (2.91%) Legal
8 14 (2.39%) Law
8 14 (2.39%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.54%) German Language
10 3 (0.51%) Brand Awareness
10 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.34%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 186 (31.79%) Developer
2 75 (12.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 68 (11.62%) Web Developer
4 50 (8.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 47 (8.03%) SEO Manager
6 46 (7.86%) Analyst
7 40 (6.84%) HTML Developer
8 36 (6.15%) HTML CSS Developer
9 33 (5.64%) Designer
10 26 (4.44%) Account Manager
10 26 (4.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 26 (4.44%) Marketing Manager
11 23 (3.93%) Development Manager
11 23 (3.93%) Senior Manager
12 22 (3.76%) Product Manager
12 22 (3.76%) Web Analyst
13 21 (3.59%) .NET Developer
13 21 (3.59%) E-Commerce Manager
13 21 (3.59%) Web Designer
14 20 (3.42%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (48.03%) HTML
2 251 (42.91%) CSS
3 145 (24.79%) HTML5
4 125 (21.37%) CSS3
5 123 (21.03%) jQuery
6 81 (13.85%) .NET
7 71 (12.14%) AngularJS
7 71 (12.14%) Sass
8 52 (8.89%) ASP.NET
9 48 (8.21%) Ajax
10 47 (8.03%) LESS
11 46 (7.86%) JSON
12 42 (7.18%) XML
13 35 (5.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 31 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (4.44%) Web Services
16 22 (3.76%) RESTful
17 21 (3.59%) XHTML
18 20 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
19 19 (3.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 121 (20.68%) Social Media
1 121 (20.68%) User Experience
2 69 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.50%) W3C
4 36 (6.15%) Digital Media
5 31 (5.30%) Blog
6 30 (5.13%) Computer Science
7 28 (4.79%) Mobile App
8 21 (3.59%) Fintech
9 17 (2.91%) Copywriting
9 17 (2.91%) Visualisation
10 15 (2.56%) Graphic Design
10 15 (2.56%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.88%) Animation
12 10 (1.71%) New Media
13 9 (1.54%) Mathematics
14 8 (1.37%) Statistics
15 7 (1.20%) Linked Data
15 7 (1.20%) Online Banking
15 7 (1.20%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.22%) Linux
2 8 (1.37%) Windows
3 5 (0.85%) Android
3 5 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.68%) Unix
4 4 (0.68%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.34%) CentOS
6 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.17%) Debian
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (43.59%) Analytics
2 167 (28.55%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (27.01%) E-Commerce
4 115 (19.66%) Digital Marketing
5 111 (18.97%) Web Development
6 98 (16.75%) Pay per click
7 92 (15.73%) Front End Development
7 92 (15.73%) Web Analytics
8 68 (11.62%) MVC
9 67 (11.45%) Responsive Web Design
10 66 (11.28%) Content Management
11 55 (9.40%) Project Management
12 54 (9.23%) Scrum
13 52 (8.89%) Online Marketing
14 49 (8.38%) TDD
15 45 (7.69%) B2B
15 45 (7.69%) OO
16 40 (6.84%) CRM
16 40 (6.84%) Web Design
17 35 (5.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 199 (34.02%) JavaScript
2 59 (10.09%) PHP
3 53 (9.06%) C#
4 52 (8.89%) SQL
5 41 (7.01%) Java
6 20 (3.42%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.03%) Groovy
7 6 (1.03%) TypeScript
8 5 (0.85%) Python
8 5 (0.85%) Ruby
9 2 (0.34%) C
9 2 (0.34%) C++
9 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.34%) VBA
10 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.17%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.17%) Perl
10 1 (0.17%) R
10 1 (0.17%) sed
10 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (15.04%) Degree
2 11 (1.88%) MBA
3 10 (1.71%) HND
4 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.51%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.51%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.34%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) CITP
7 1 (0.17%) ISEB
7 1 (0.17%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.56%) WCAG
2 13 (2.22%) QA
3 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.34%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (1.20%) Docker
1 7 (1.20%) HDFS
2 5 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.51%) Varnish
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (1.71%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.17%) Ansible
2 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.17%) MOM
2 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.17%) Plesk
2 1 (0.17%) Puppet
2 1 (0.17%) SCCM
2 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 155 (26.50%) Google
2 81 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 71 (12.14%) Adobe
4 40 (6.84%) Facebook
5 33 (5.64%) Twitter
6 24 (4.10%) Omniture
7 15 (2.56%) Sitecore
8 9 (1.54%) Interwoven
8 9 (1.54%) Oracle
9 8 (1.37%) DoubleClick
9 8 (1.37%) IBM
10 7 (1.20%) Infragistics
10 7 (1.20%) Optimizely
10 7 (1.20%) Telerik
10 7 (1.20%) Zend
11 6 (1.03%) Apigee
11 6 (1.03%) Bloomberg
11 6 (1.03%) EPiServer
11 6 (1.03%) HubSpot
11 6 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
London
Uniqlo UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniqlo UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £80000 - £81000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sphere Digital Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Strike IT Services
Salary: £50k + up to 7k personal bonus + company bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 pa, £50,000 OTE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum £80-120k + Benefits (including stoc
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum £70-100k + Stock Options + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits (including Stock Options)
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Blind Veterans UK
Salary: £30 834 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago