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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 355 335 272
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -63
Permanent jobs citing SEO 321 403 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.80% 0.91% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.04% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 278 306 406
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,625 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
35886 38768 43852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.63% 87.76% 87.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31112 32525 36432
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 £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -45 20 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Hounslow - 4 - -
Southwark - 4 - -
Croydon -5 3 £50,000 +16.27%
Westminster - 3 £42,115 -
Hammersmith +10 2 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 2 £66,250 +76.66% 1
Orpington - 2 £35,000 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 291 (48.83%) Marketing
2 271 (45.47%) HTML
3 245 (41.11%) CSS
4 241 (40.44%) Analytics
5 206 (34.56%) JavaScript
6 150 (25.17%) HTML5
7 148 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
8 138 (23.15%) User Experience
9 135 (22.65%) E-Commerce
10 131 (21.98%) Google
11 128 (21.48%) Social Media
12 124 (20.81%) CSS3
13 116 (19.46%) Google Analytics
14 113 (18.96%) Digital Marketing
15 112 (18.79%) Web Development
16 108 (18.12%) jQuery
17 104 (17.45%) CMS
18 97 (16.28%) Pay per click
19 88 (14.77%) Microsoft
20 87 (14.60%) Front End Development
21 85 (14.26%) Sass
21 85 (14.26%) AngularJS
22 84 (14.09%) Degree
23 77 (12.92%) Git (software)
24 76 (12.75%) Web Analytics
25 75 (12.58%) MS Excel
25 75 (12.58%) Responsive Web Design
26 74 (12.42%) Photoshop
27 72 (12.08%) Content Management
28 68 (11.41%) .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
1 104 (17.45%) CMS
2 27 (4.53%) WordPress
3 17 (2.85%) Umbraco
4 14 (2.35%) Confluence
4 14 (2.35%) Drupal
4 14 (2.35%) IIS
5 13 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (2.01%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.01%) Apache
8 5 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.84%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.50%) nginx
10 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.34%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.17%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.17%) Kentico
11 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 75 (12.58%) MS Excel
2 74 (12.42%) Photoshop
3 47 (7.89%) MS Office
4 35 (5.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (3.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (2.18%) Fireworks
7 11 (1.85%) Acrobat
8 6 (1.01%) GIMP
8 6 (1.01%) ImageReady
9 4 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.67%) InDesign
10 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.85%) Magento
2 4 (0.67%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Unica
4 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.17%) Radian6
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 116 (19.46%) Google Analytics
2 23 (3.86%) AdWords
3 22 (3.69%) SaaS
4 13 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (2.01%) Adobe Analytics
5 12 (2.01%) GitHub
6 6 (1.01%) Basecamp
6 6 (1.01%) PaaS
7 5 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.34%) Office 365
9 1 (0.17%) CheetahMail
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.17%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.38%) Internet
2 14 (2.35%) HTTP
3 13 (2.18%) Intranet
4 5 (0.84%) FTP
5 4 (0.67%) Broadband
5 4 (0.67%) Extranet
6 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.34%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.17%) DNS
7 1 (0.17%) LAN
7 1 (0.17%) LDAP
7 1 (0.17%) SMTP
7 1 (0.17%) SSH
7 1 (0.17%) VoIP
7 1 (0.17%) WAN
7 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.69%) MySQL
3 20 (3.36%) Big Data
4 17 (2.85%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.35%) Hadoop
6 10 (1.68%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.51%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.01%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.50%) OLAP
11 3 (0.50%) OLTP
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (0.50%) Redis
12 2 (0.34%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 77 (12.92%) Git (software)
2 36 (6.04%) Grunt
3 26 (4.36%) JIRA
4 23 (3.86%) Jasmine
5 19 (3.19%) Dreamweaver
6 17 (2.85%) Karma Test Runner
6 17 (2.85%) Visual Studio
7 16 (2.68%) Selenium
8 11 (1.85%) Protractor
9 10 (1.68%) gulp
9 10 (1.68%) Subversion
10 9 (1.51%) Jenkins
10 9 (1.51%) Maven
11 8 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (1.17%) Gradle
13 6 (1.01%) Axure RP
13 6 (1.01%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.01%) Mocha
13 6 (1.01%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.84%) QUnit
General
1 291 (48.83%) Marketing
2 63 (10.57%) Finance
3 58 (9.73%) Advertising
4 55 (9.23%) Retail
5 39 (6.54%) Publishing
6 25 (4.19%) Banking
7 24 (4.03%) Games
8 23 (3.86%) Legal
9 14 (2.35%) Law
10 12 (2.01%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.50%) Electronics
12 3 (0.50%) French Language
12 3 (0.50%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.50%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.34%) Automotive
13 2 (0.34%) Billing
14 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 176 (29.53%) Developer
2 71 (11.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 55 (9.23%) JavaScript Developer
3 55 (9.23%) Web Developer
4 52 (8.72%) SEO Manager
5 36 (6.04%) HTML Developer
6 35 (5.87%) Analyst
7 31 (5.20%) Account Manager
8 30 (5.03%) Architect
8 30 (5.03%) Marketing Manager
9 28 (4.70%) HTML CSS Developer
10 22 (3.69%) Designer
10 22 (3.69%) Development Manager
11 20 (3.36%) PPC Manager
12 19 (3.19%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 19 (3.19%) Product Manager
12 19 (3.19%) Senior Manager
12 19 (3.19%) Web Analyst
12 19 (3.19%) Web Manager
13 17 (2.85%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (45.47%) HTML
2 245 (41.11%) CSS
3 150 (25.17%) HTML5
4 124 (20.81%) CSS3
5 108 (18.12%) jQuery
6 85 (14.26%) AngularJS
6 85 (14.26%) Sass
7 68 (11.41%) .NET
8 46 (7.72%) LESS
9 42 (7.05%) Ajax
10 41 (6.88%) JSON
11 40 (6.71%) ASP.NET
12 32 (5.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 29 (4.87%) Node.js
13 29 (4.87%) React
13 29 (4.87%) XML
14 23 (3.86%) Handlebars
15 21 (3.52%) RESTful
16 20 (3.36%) Backbone.js
16 20 (3.36%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 138 (23.15%) User Experience
2 128 (21.48%) Social Media
3 66 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (8.05%) Digital Media
5 35 (5.87%) W3C
6 31 (5.20%) Computer Science
7 28 (4.70%) Mobile App
8 20 (3.36%) Fintech
9 19 (3.19%) Blog
10 15 (2.52%) Management Information System
10 15 (2.52%) Visualisation
11 14 (2.35%) Copywriting
12 13 (2.18%) Graphic Design
13 11 (1.85%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.85%) Animation
14 9 (1.51%) Smartphone
15 8 (1.34%) Linked Data
15 8 (1.34%) New Media
16 7 (1.17%) Enterprise Cloud
16 7 (1.17%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.18%) Linux
2 9 (1.51%) Windows
3 6 (1.01%) Android
3 6 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.50%) 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%) Unix
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (40.44%) Analytics
2 148 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (22.65%) E-Commerce
4 113 (18.96%) Digital Marketing
5 112 (18.79%) Web Development
6 97 (16.28%) Pay per click
7 87 (14.60%) Front End Development
8 76 (12.75%) Web Analytics
9 75 (12.58%) Responsive Web Design
10 72 (12.08%) Content Management
11 55 (9.23%) CRM
12 52 (8.72%) MVC
13 51 (8.56%) Project Management
14 49 (8.22%) Scrum
15 48 (8.05%) B2B
16 46 (7.72%) OO
17 42 (7.05%) Web Design
18 40 (6.71%) Online Marketing
19 37 (6.21%) TDD
20 34 (5.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 206 (34.56%) JavaScript
2 58 (9.73%) PHP
3 51 (8.56%) Java
4 38 (6.38%) SQL
5 31 (5.20%) C#
6 17 (2.85%) VB.NET
7 8 (1.34%) Python
8 7 (1.17%) Ruby
9 6 (1.01%) Groovy
10 5 (0.84%) PHP 5
11 4 (0.67%) Perl
11 4 (0.67%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.50%) C++
12 3 (0.50%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.34%) C
13 2 (0.34%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.17%) AWK
14 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (14.09%) Degree
2 15 (2.52%) MBA
3 11 (1.85%) HND
4 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.34%) CITP
6 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) ISEB
7 1 (0.17%) MCSD
7 1 (0.17%) MOS
7 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.68%) WCAG
2 8 (1.34%) QA
3 4 (0.67%) WAI
4 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (2.01%) Docker
2 7 (1.17%) HDFS
3 5 (0.84%) Active Directory
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 8 (1.34%) TeamSite
2 5 (0.84%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.50%) Ansible
3 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.50%) Puppet
4 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.17%) MOM
4 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 131 (21.98%) Google
2 88 (14.77%) Microsoft
3 54 (9.06%) Adobe
4 37 (6.21%) Twitter
5 36 (6.04%) Facebook
6 17 (2.85%) Sitecore
7 14 (2.35%) Apigee
7 14 (2.35%) Mashery
8 11 (1.85%) Omniture
8 11 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.68%) Oracle
10 9 (1.51%) DoubleClick
11 8 (1.34%) IBM
12 7 (1.17%) MuleSoft
13 6 (1.01%) EPiServer
13 6 (1.01%) Interwoven
14 5 (0.84%) Cognos
14 5 (0.84%) FatWire
14 5 (0.84%) Telerik
14 5 (0.84%) Zend
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + car, excellent bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Double OTE (uncapped)
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £80,000 to £105,000 per annum £80-120k + Benefits (including stoc
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aquarius Abroad
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefit Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Competitive Benefit Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits (including Stock Options)
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 per annum + Company Car, Pension Scheme, Prv Health
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
MatchesFashion.com
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution.com
Posted: 21 days ago