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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 294 246 219
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -27
Permanent jobs citing SEO 387 559 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.90% 1.23% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.47% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 306 359 462
Average salary £44,500 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +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
35998 38016 36575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.13% 83.68% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29996 31058 30564
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 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -35 101 £35,000 -22.22% 17
Westminster - 5 £20,500 -
Croydon +12 3 £27,300 -56.32%
Twickenham - 3 £30,000 - 1
Paddington - 2 £40,000 -
Teddington - 2 £38,500 -
Wimbledon -1 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 1 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Uxbridge - 1 £32,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £37,500 - 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 481 (56.92%) Marketing
2 452 (53.49%) HTML
3 400 (47.34%) CSS
4 322 (38.11%) Analytics
5 312 (36.92%) JavaScript
6 305 (36.09%) Social Media
7 240 (28.40%) Google
8 222 (26.27%) Pay per click
9 212 (25.09%) jQuery
10 190 (22.49%) CMS
11 189 (22.37%) E-Commerce
12 188 (22.25%) PHP
13 184 (21.78%) HTML5
14 175 (20.71%) Google Analytics
15 173 (20.47%) Digital Marketing
16 171 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
17 165 (19.53%) CSS3
18 137 (16.21%) Advertising
19 136 (16.09%) Degree
20 127 (15.03%) User Experience
21 122 (14.44%) Web Development
22 121 (14.32%) Agile Software Development
23 112 (13.25%) Git (software)
24 109 (12.90%) Finance
25 106 (12.54%) Photoshop
25 106 (12.54%) Online Marketing
26 105 (12.43%) MySQL
27 103 (12.19%) Responsive Web Design
28 102 (12.07%) .NET
28 102 (12.07%) Java

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 190 (22.49%) CMS
2 82 (9.70%) WordPress
3 41 (4.85%) Drupal
3 41 (4.85%) Node.js
4 19 (2.25%) Tomcat
5 16 (1.89%) Apache
5 16 (1.89%) Umbraco
5 16 (1.89%) nginx
6 15 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (1.66%) TeamSite
8 11 (1.30%) IIS
8 11 (1.30%) OpenCms
9 9 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
10 8 (0.95%) Sitefinity
10 8 (0.95%) CoreMedia CMS
11 6 (0.71%) Immediacy CMS
11 6 (0.71%) Joomla!
11 6 (0.71%) Magnolia
12 5 (0.59%) Kentico
12 5 (0.59%) DNN
Applications
1 106 (12.54%) Photoshop
2 58 (6.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 48 (5.68%) MS Excel
4 36 (4.26%) MS Office
5 25 (2.96%) InDesign
6 23 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (2.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 22 (2.60%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.71%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.47%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.36%) MS Project
11 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 175 (20.71%) Google Analytics
2 38 (4.50%) Magento
3 24 (2.84%) WebTrends
4 23 (2.72%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.36%) Bond Adapt
6 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.24%) Shopify
6 2 (0.24%) Radian6
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.30%) SaaS
2 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.95%) PaaS
4 5 (0.59%) GitHub
5 4 (0.47%) Basecamp
5 4 (0.47%) IaaS
5 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.24%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.43%) Internet
2 8 (0.95%) Symposium
3 6 (0.71%) Broadband
4 5 (0.59%) FTP
5 4 (0.47%) PuTTY
5 4 (0.47%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.24%) HTTP
6 2 (0.24%) DNS
6 2 (0.24%) SSL
7 1 (0.12%) Intranet
7 1 (0.12%) SMS
7 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (12.43%) MySQL
2 34 (4.02%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.78%) Hadoop
4 11 (1.30%) OLAP
4 11 (1.30%) Redis
5 5 (0.59%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.59%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.12%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 112 (13.25%) Git (software)
2 67 (7.93%) Subversion
3 38 (4.50%) Dreamweaver
4 24 (2.84%) JIRA
5 18 (2.13%) Grunt
6 17 (2.01%) Visual Studio
7 16 (1.89%) Bitbucket
8 15 (1.78%) Maven
9 12 (1.42%) Karma Test Runner
10 11 (1.30%) Jasmine
10 11 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.95%) Jenkins
11 8 (0.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 8 (0.95%) Axure RP
12 7 (0.83%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.71%) QUnit
13 6 (0.71%) Yeoman
14 5 (0.59%) Sinon.JS
14 5 (0.59%) JUnit
15 4 (0.47%) Ant
General
1 481 (56.92%) Marketing
2 137 (16.21%) Advertising
3 109 (12.90%) Finance
4 97 (11.48%) Retail
5 43 (5.09%) Publishing
6 20 (2.37%) German Language
7 14 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.42%) French Language
9 9 (1.07%) Games
10 8 (0.95%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.95%) Legal
11 7 (0.83%) Banking
12 6 (0.71%) Automotive
12 6 (0.71%) Swedish Language
13 5 (0.59%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.59%) Law
14 4 (0.47%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.36%) Billing
16 2 (0.24%) Back Office
16 2 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 256 (30.30%) Developer
2 100 (11.83%) Front-End Developer
3 88 (10.41%) Web Developer
4 59 (6.98%) SEO Manager
5 47 (5.56%) Marketing Manager
6 37 (4.38%) Senior Developer
6 37 (4.38%) .NET Developer
7 33 (3.91%) Analyst
8 32 (3.79%) Front-End Web Developer
9 31 (3.67%) Marketing Executive
10 30 (3.55%) Account Manager
11 25 (2.96%) SEO Executive
11 25 (2.96%) PPC Specialist
11 25 (2.96%) PPC Manager
11 25 (2.96%) PPC Analyst
11 25 (2.96%) PPC Executive
12 24 (2.84%) SEO Account Manager
13 23 (2.72%) Architect
14 22 (2.60%) Consultant
15 20 (2.37%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (53.49%) HTML
2 400 (47.34%) CSS
3 212 (25.09%) jQuery
4 184 (21.78%) HTML5
5 165 (19.53%) CSS3
6 102 (12.07%) .NET
7 96 (11.36%) Ajax
8 68 (8.05%) AngularJS
9 65 (7.69%) Backbone.js
10 62 (7.34%) ASP.NET
11 59 (6.98%) Sass
12 55 (6.51%) XML
13 54 (6.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 50 (5.92%) XHTML
15 40 (4.73%) Web Services
16 39 (4.62%) Django
17 32 (3.79%) LESS
18 28 (3.31%) JSON
19 26 (3.08%) Ruby on Rails
20 25 (2.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 305 (36.09%) Social Media
2 171 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
3 127 (15.03%) User Experience
4 39 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 38 (4.50%) Open Source
6 37 (4.38%) W3C
7 36 (4.26%) Copywriting
7 36 (4.26%) Blog
8 28 (3.31%) Statistics
9 24 (2.84%) Mathematics
9 24 (2.84%) Graphic Design
10 22 (2.60%) Algorithms
10 22 (2.60%) Digital Media
11 14 (1.66%) iPhone
12 11 (1.30%) New Media
13 10 (1.18%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.07%) Visualisation
14 9 (1.07%) Social Network
14 9 (1.07%) SWIFT
15 8 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 66 (7.81%) Linux
2 31 (3.67%) Windows
3 21 (2.49%) UNIX
4 15 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.42%) Android
6 9 (1.07%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.95%) CentOS
8 7 (0.83%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (38.11%) Analytics
2 222 (26.27%) Pay per click
3 189 (22.37%) E-Commerce
4 173 (20.47%) Digital Marketing
5 122 (14.44%) Web Development
6 121 (14.32%) Agile Software Development
7 106 (12.54%) Online Marketing
8 103 (12.19%) Responsive Web Design
9 92 (10.89%) Content Management
10 86 (10.18%) MVC
11 80 (9.47%) Web Analytics
12 67 (7.93%) TDD
12 67 (7.93%) Scrum
13 59 (6.98%) Web Design
14 52 (6.15%) Project Management
15 45 (5.33%) B2B
16 44 (5.21%) Mentoring
17 41 (4.85%) Marketing Strategy
18 40 (4.73%) Time Management
19 39 (4.62%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 312 (36.92%) JavaScript
2 188 (22.25%) PHP
3 102 (12.07%) Java
4 66 (7.81%) SQL
5 59 (6.98%) C#
6 45 (5.33%) Python
7 35 (4.14%) Ruby
8 9 (1.07%) C
8 9 (1.07%) T-SQL
9 8 (0.95%) Perl
9 8 (0.95%) Bash Shell
9 8 (0.95%) Clojure
9 8 (0.95%) sed
9 8 (0.95%) AWK
10 7 (0.83%) VB
11 4 (0.47%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.36%) Scala
12 3 (0.36%) Golang
13 2 (0.24%) C++
14 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 136 (16.09%) Degree
2 8 (0.95%) ISEB
2 8 (0.95%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.12%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.14%) QA
2 19 (2.25%) WCAG
3 9 (1.07%) WAI
4 7 (0.83%) SLA
5 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (1.30%) Varnish
2 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (0.95%) Puppet
2 4 (0.47%) cPanel
3 2 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.24%) Plesk
4 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 240 (28.40%) Google
2 86 (10.18%) Adobe
3 69 (8.17%) Facebook
4 52 (6.15%) Microsoft
5 49 (5.80%) Twitter
6 46 (5.44%) Omniture
7 24 (2.84%) Zend
8 21 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (2.13%) Coremetrics
10 16 (1.89%) Oracle
11 15 (1.78%) Sitecore
11 15 (1.78%) hybris
12 12 (1.42%) Apple
13 10 (1.18%) Interwoven
13 10 (1.18%) FatWire
13 10 (1.18%) Demandware
14 8 (0.95%) Percona
14 8 (0.95%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.83%) EPiServer
16 5 (0.59%) ATG
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Uniqlo UK
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Great Career Growth, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 55,000 + Excellent package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £18k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefit Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hammersmith And Fulham, London
Give A Grad A Go
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
House of Fraser
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mercedes-Benz UK Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago