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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 239 229 218
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing SEO 555 534 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.15% 1.20% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.47% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 384 371 624
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39725 36204 41116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.57% 81.65% 79.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32948 29884 35576
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £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 29 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 29 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 -41 123 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Kingston Upon Thames +5 18 £42,500 +34.92%
Chiswick - 6 £37,500 - 1
Ruislip - 3 £25,500 -
Teddington - 3 £40,000 -
Ilford - 2 £39,750 -
Southwark - 2 £30,000 -
Hammersmith -8 1 £36,500 -30.47%
Croydon -11 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Enfield - 1 £42,500 -
Hounslow - 1 £42,500 -
Barking - 1 £42,500 -
Barnet - 1 £42,500 -
Wembley - 1 £42,500 -
Romford - 1 £42,500 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 663 (56.52%) Marketing
2 600 (51.15%) HTML
3 503 (42.88%) CSS
4 453 (38.62%) JavaScript
5 443 (37.77%) Analytics
6 320 (27.28%) Pay per click
7 305 (26.00%) Google
8 296 (25.23%) Social Media
9 286 (24.38%) Digital Marketing
10 283 (24.13%) E-Commerce
11 282 (24.04%) Degree
12 275 (23.44%) HTML5
13 270 (23.02%) Advertising
14 257 (21.91%) jQuery
15 255 (21.74%) CMS
16 233 (19.86%) CSS3
17 213 (18.16%) Google Analytics
18 177 (15.09%) Finance
19 165 (14.07%) PHP
20 159 (13.55%) .NET
21 157 (13.38%) Web Development
22 152 (12.96%) SQL
23 148 (12.62%) Retail
24 143 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
25 135 (11.51%) Web Analytics
26 129 (11.00%) Project Management
27 127 (10.83%) Online Marketing
28 125 (10.66%) XML
29 123 (10.49%) Photoshop
30 118 (10.06%) ASP.NET

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 255 (21.74%) CMS
2 101 (8.61%) WordPress
3 50 (4.26%) Drupal
4 47 (4.01%) Umbraco
5 44 (3.75%) Node.js
6 27 (2.30%) Apache
7 22 (1.88%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
9 12 (1.02%) nginx
9 12 (1.02%) Joomla!
10 11 (0.94%) IIS
11 9 (0.77%) MS Project Server
12 8 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.68%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.60%) TeamSite
14 6 (0.51%) SAS
15 5 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.43%) EPiServer CMS
15 5 (0.43%) PrestaShop
16 4 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 123 (10.49%) Photoshop
2 99 (8.44%) MS Excel
3 59 (5.03%) MS Office
4 56 (4.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (3.07%) Adobe Illustrator
6 23 (1.96%) 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 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.085%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 213 (18.16%) Google Analytics
2 40 (3.41%) WebTrends
3 30 (2.56%) Magento
4 23 (1.96%) 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 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.05%) SaaS
2 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.60%) Responsys
4 5 (0.43%) MailChimp
5 3 (0.26%) CheetahMail
5 3 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.085%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.085%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.085%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.32%) Internet
2 10 (0.85%) SSL
2 10 (0.85%) Intranet
3 6 (0.51%) FTP
3 6 (0.51%) HTTP
3 6 (0.51%) DNS
4 4 (0.34%) WAN
4 4 (0.34%) Broadband
4 4 (0.34%) LAN
4 4 (0.34%) SMS
5 2 (0.17%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.17%) Firewall
5 2 (0.17%) Wireless
5 2 (0.17%) SAN
6 1 (0.085%) MPLS
6 1 (0.085%) SSH
6 1 (0.085%) VoIP
6 1 (0.085%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (8.53%) MySQL
2 58 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 51 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 21 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (1.79%) Big Data
5 18 (1.53%) NoSQL
6 17 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (1.19%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.02%) 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 71 (6.05%) Git (software)
2 49 (4.18%) Visual Studio
2 49 (4.18%) Subversion
3 43 (3.67%) JIRA
4 38 (3.24%) Dreamweaver
5 34 (2.90%) Jasmine
6 20 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (1.62%) NUnit
8 17 (1.45%) QUnit
9 15 (1.28%) JUnit
10 14 (1.19%) Maven
10 14 (1.19%) Jenkins
10 14 (1.19%) Grunt
11 12 (1.02%) Ant
12 9 (0.77%) Selenium
12 9 (0.77%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (0.60%) Mocha
14 4 (0.34%) Rhino Mocks
14 4 (0.34%) Mockito
14 4 (0.34%) JsTestDriver
General
1 663 (56.52%) Marketing
2 270 (23.02%) Advertising
3 177 (15.09%) Finance
4 148 (12.62%) Retail
5 81 (6.91%) Publishing
6 34 (2.90%) Law
7 28 (2.39%) Legal
8 25 (2.13%) Games
9 21 (1.79%) Automotive
10 19 (1.62%) German Language
11 17 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (1.11%) Russian Language
13 12 (1.02%) Telecoms
13 12 (1.02%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.94%) Billing
15 10 (0.85%) French Language
16 8 (0.68%) Banking
17 7 (0.60%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.60%) Italian Language
18 6 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 354 (30.18%) Developer
2 166 (14.15%) Front-End Developer
3 120 (10.23%) Analyst
4 89 (7.59%) Web Developer
5 76 (6.48%) Marketing Manager
6 75 (6.39%) Designer
7 68 (5.80%) Senior Developer
8 58 (4.94%) Account Manager
9 53 (4.52%) PPC Specialist
9 53 (4.52%) PPC Manager
9 53 (4.52%) PPC Analyst
9 53 (4.52%) PPC Executive
10 45 (3.84%) .NET Developer
11 42 (3.58%) SEO Executive
12 38 (3.24%) SEO Account Manager
13 36 (3.07%) Project Manager
14 33 (2.81%) Web Analyst
15 32 (2.73%) Digital Marketing Manager
15 32 (2.73%) Senior Manager
15 32 (2.73%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 600 (51.15%) HTML
2 503 (42.88%) CSS
3 275 (23.44%) HTML5
4 257 (21.91%) jQuery
5 233 (19.86%) CSS3
6 159 (13.55%) .NET
7 125 (10.66%) XML
8 118 (10.06%) ASP.NET
9 116 (9.89%) Ajax
10 72 (6.14%) XHTML
11 62 (5.29%) Sass
12 61 (5.20%) Web Services
13 60 (5.12%) LESS
14 43 (3.67%) AngularJS
15 40 (3.41%) Backbone.js
16 38 (3.24%) Symfony
16 38 (3.24%) .NET Framework
16 38 (3.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 36 (3.07%) Semantic HTML
17 36 (3.07%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 296 (25.23%) Social Media
2 77 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 68 (5.80%) Blog
4 61 (5.20%) Digital Media
5 55 (4.69%) Mobile App
6 50 (4.26%) W3C
7 38 (3.24%) Management Information System
8 37 (3.15%) Statistics
9 31 (2.64%) Copywriting
10 25 (2.13%) Visualisation
11 24 (2.05%) Open Source
12 19 (1.62%) Mathematics
12 19 (1.62%) Economics
13 18 (1.53%) Graphic Design
14 16 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (1.28%) 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 42 (3.58%) Linux
2 33 (2.81%) Windows
3 26 (2.22%) Android
4 22 (1.88%) 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 Server 2003
7 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.085%) CentOS
8 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.085%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.085%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (37.77%) Analytics
2 320 (27.28%) Pay per click
3 286 (24.38%) Digital Marketing
4 283 (24.13%) E-Commerce
5 157 (13.38%) Web Development
6 143 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
7 135 (11.51%) Web Analytics
8 129 (11.00%) Project Management
9 127 (10.83%) Online Marketing
10 112 (9.55%) MVC
11 110 (9.38%) Content Management
12 108 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
13 104 (8.87%) CRM
14 88 (7.50%) Email Marketing
15 84 (7.16%) TDD
16 77 (6.56%) Web Design
17 73 (6.22%) OO
18 70 (5.97%) B2B
19 68 (5.80%) Search Engine Marketing
20 65 (5.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 453 (38.62%) JavaScript
2 165 (14.07%) PHP
3 152 (12.96%) SQL
4 103 (8.78%) Java
5 100 (8.53%) C#
6 35 (2.98%) Python
7 27 (2.30%) T-SQL
8 18 (1.53%) Ruby
8 18 (1.53%) XPath
9 12 (1.02%) VBA
9 12 (1.02%) R
10 11 (0.94%) Groovy
11 9 (0.77%) C++
11 9 (0.77%) C
12 8 (0.68%) Scala
13 7 (0.60%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.43%) Perl
15 4 (0.34%) VB
15 4 (0.34%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.34%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 282 (24.04%) Degree
2 7 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (0.26%) MBA
4 1 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.085%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.29%) QA
2 21 (1.79%) SLA
3 15 (1.28%) WCAG
4 6 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.26%) WAI
6 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (1.71%) Vagrant
2 12 (1.02%) Capistrano
2 12 (1.02%) Puppet
3 4 (0.34%) Plesk
4 2 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 305 (26.00%) Google
2 113 (9.63%) Facebook
3 111 (9.46%) Adobe
4 86 (7.33%) Twitter
5 75 (6.39%) Microsoft
6 53 (4.52%) Omniture
7 36 (3.07%) Coremetrics
8 23 (1.96%) Oracle
9 21 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.79%) DoubleClick
10 18 (1.53%) Yahoo!
10 18 (1.53%) Sitecore
11 17 (1.45%) Tableau
12 15 (1.28%) hybris
13 12 (1.02%) Zend
13 12 (1.02%) Demandware
14 10 (0.85%) Business Objects
15 9 (0.77%) Splunk
16 5 (0.43%) SAP
16 5 (0.43%) HP
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £55 - 75k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
New Malden, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits (including stock options)
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (including stock options)
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £105,000 per annum plus unrivalled package with bonus,
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago