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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 279 238 232
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -6
Permanent jobs citing SEO 415 526 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.99% 1.21% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.44% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 329 347 426
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.76%
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
35092 36427 36699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.61% 83.77% 82.38%
Number of salaries quoted 29275 29500 30856
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 3 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 3 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 +2 137 £36,000 -25.00% 11
Teddington - 2 £38,500 -
Uxbridge - 2 £27,500 -
Paddington - 2 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 1 £32,000 +6.66% 2
Wimbledon - 1 £40,000 -
Westminster - 1 £20,500 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 543 (58.26%) Marketing
2 468 (50.21%) HTML
3 425 (45.60%) CSS
4 337 (36.16%) JavaScript
5 321 (34.44%) Analytics
6 314 (33.69%) Social Media
7 257 (27.58%) Google
8 248 (26.61%) Pay per click
9 245 (26.29%) jQuery
10 222 (23.82%) E-Commerce
11 209 (22.42%) CMS
12 204 (21.89%) HTML5
13 202 (21.67%) Digital Marketing
14 191 (20.49%) PHP
15 190 (20.39%) Analytical Skills
16 184 (19.74%) CSS3
17 164 (17.60%) Google Analytics
18 152 (16.31%) User Experience
19 150 (16.09%) Advertising
20 144 (15.45%) Degree
21 135 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
22 127 (13.63%) Web Development
23 120 (12.88%) Photoshop
24 118 (12.66%) MySQL
24 118 (12.66%) Git (software)
25 115 (12.34%) .NET
26 107 (11.48%) Java
27 104 (11.16%) Facebook
28 101 (10.84%) Finance
29 100 (10.73%) Retail

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 209 (22.42%) CMS
2 96 (10.30%) WordPress
3 53 (5.69%) Drupal
4 40 (4.29%) Node.js
5 19 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 18 (1.93%) TeamSite
7 17 (1.82%) Apache
7 17 (1.82%) nginx
8 16 (1.72%) IIS
9 15 (1.61%) Umbraco
10 14 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (1.18%) OpenCms
12 9 (0.97%) Adobe CQ
13 8 (0.86%) Sitefinity
13 8 (0.86%) Joomla!
13 8 (0.86%) CoreMedia CMS
14 6 (0.64%) Immediacy CMS
14 6 (0.64%) Magnolia
15 5 (0.54%) Kentico
15 5 (0.54%) DNN
Applications
1 120 (12.88%) Photoshop
2 66 (7.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 53 (5.69%) MS Excel
4 29 (3.11%) MS Office
5 28 (3.00%) Fireworks
6 24 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
7 23 (2.47%) InDesign
8 20 (2.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.54%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.54%) MS Project
10 4 (0.43%) Final Cut Pro
11 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 164 (17.60%) Google Analytics
2 25 (2.68%) WebTrends
3 22 (2.36%) Magento
3 22 (2.36%) SiteCatalyst
4 5 (0.54%) Shopify
5 3 (0.32%) Bond Adapt
6 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.21%) Radian6
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.64%) PaaS
3 5 (0.54%) SaaS
4 4 (0.43%) GitHub
4 4 (0.43%) Basecamp
4 4 (0.43%) IaaS
4 4 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.21%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.11%) Taleo
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.29%) Internet
2 8 (0.86%) Symposium
3 7 (0.75%) Broadband
4 6 (0.64%) DNS
5 5 (0.54%) SSL
6 4 (0.43%) PuTTY
6 4 (0.43%) WinSCP
7 3 (0.32%) HTTP
8 1 (0.11%) SSH
8 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (12.66%) MySQL
2 39 (4.18%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 11 (1.18%) OLAP
4 11 (1.18%) Redis
5 10 (1.07%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.54%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.43%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.32%) Cognos Impromptu
8 3 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 118 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 76 (8.15%) Subversion
3 35 (3.76%) JIRA
4 30 (3.22%) Dreamweaver
5 22 (2.36%) Visual Studio
6 16 (1.72%) Grunt
7 15 (1.61%) Bitbucket
7 15 (1.61%) Maven
8 14 (1.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 14 (1.50%) Axure RP
9 12 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
10 11 (1.18%) Jasmine
10 11 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.97%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.75%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.64%) QUnit
13 6 (0.64%) Yeoman
14 5 (0.54%) JUnit
14 5 (0.54%) Bugzilla
14 5 (0.54%) Sinon.JS
General
1 543 (58.26%) Marketing
2 150 (16.09%) Advertising
3 101 (10.84%) Finance
4 100 (10.73%) Retail
5 57 (6.12%) Publishing
6 20 (2.15%) German Language
7 13 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.29%) French Language
8 12 (1.29%) Law
9 10 (1.07%) Games
10 8 (0.86%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.64%) Legal
11 6 (0.64%) Automotive
11 6 (0.64%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.64%) Swedish Language
12 5 (0.54%) Banking
12 5 (0.54%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.43%) Korean Language
14 3 (0.32%) Russian Language
14 3 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 284 (30.47%) Developer
2 108 (11.59%) Web Developer
3 105 (11.27%) Front-End Developer
4 66 (7.08%) SEO Manager
5 46 (4.94%) Marketing Manager
6 45 (4.83%) .NET Developer
6 45 (4.83%) Senior Developer
7 40 (4.29%) Account Manager
7 40 (4.29%) Front-End Web Developer
8 37 (3.97%) Analyst
9 36 (3.86%) Marketing Executive
9 36 (3.86%) PPC Specialist
9 36 (3.86%) PPC Manager
9 36 (3.86%) PPC Analyst
9 36 (3.86%) PPC Executive
10 29 (3.11%) SEO Account Manager
10 29 (3.11%) SEO Executive
11 27 (2.90%) Designer
12 24 (2.58%) Consultant
13 23 (2.47%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (50.21%) HTML
2 425 (45.60%) CSS
3 245 (26.29%) jQuery
4 204 (21.89%) HTML5
5 184 (19.74%) CSS3
6 115 (12.34%) .NET
7 95 (10.19%) Ajax
8 75 (8.05%) ASP.NET
9 72 (7.73%) AngularJS
10 69 (7.40%) XML
11 68 (7.30%) Backbone.js
12 63 (6.76%) XHTML
13 60 (6.44%) Sass
14 52 (5.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 46 (4.94%) Web Services
16 41 (4.40%) LESS
17 30 (3.22%) JSON
18 29 (3.11%) Django
18 29 (3.11%) GWT
19 25 (2.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 314 (33.69%) Social Media
2 190 (20.39%) Analytical Skills
3 152 (16.31%) User Experience
4 49 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 44 (4.72%) Blog
6 43 (4.61%) W3C
7 40 (4.29%) Digital Media
8 37 (3.97%) Copywriting
9 35 (3.76%) Open Source
10 33 (3.54%) Statistics
11 30 (3.22%) Graphic Design
12 23 (2.47%) Mathematics
12 23 (2.47%) Algorithms
13 17 (1.82%) Management Information System
14 14 (1.50%) iPhone
14 14 (1.50%) Social Network
15 11 (1.18%) New Media
16 9 (0.97%) Mobile App
16 9 (0.97%) Visualisation
16 9 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (6.55%) Linux
2 40 (4.29%) Windows
3 21 (2.25%) UNIX
4 15 (1.61%) Android
4 15 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.86%) CentOS
5 8 (0.86%) Mac OS X
6 7 (0.75%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (34.44%) Analytics
2 248 (26.61%) Pay per click
3 222 (23.82%) E-Commerce
4 202 (21.67%) Digital Marketing
5 135 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (13.63%) Web Development
7 100 (10.73%) Responsive Web Design
8 97 (10.41%) Web Analytics
9 96 (10.30%) MVC
10 94 (10.09%) Online Marketing
11 91 (9.76%) Content Management
12 76 (8.15%) Web Design
13 70 (7.51%) Scrum
14 62 (6.65%) TDD
15 58 (6.22%) Project Management
16 47 (5.04%) Mentoring
17 44 (4.72%) Time Management
18 42 (4.51%) CRM
19 40 (4.29%) Marketing Strategy
20 38 (4.08%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 337 (36.16%) JavaScript
2 191 (20.49%) PHP
3 107 (11.48%) Java
4 73 (7.83%) C#
5 70 (7.51%) SQL
6 37 (3.97%) Python
7 31 (3.33%) Ruby
8 17 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.97%) Perl
10 8 (0.86%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.86%) AWK
10 8 (0.86%) sed
11 7 (0.75%) VB
12 6 (0.64%) C
13 5 (0.54%) Clojure
14 4 (0.43%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.11%) PHP5
16 1 (0.11%) C++
16 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 144 (15.45%) Degree
2 11 (1.18%) VCP4
3 9 (0.97%) ISEB
3 9 (0.97%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.11%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.11%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.08%) QA
2 22 (2.36%) WCAG
3 10 (1.07%) SLA
4 8 (0.86%) WAI
5 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (1.18%) Varnish
2 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (0.86%) Puppet
2 7 (0.75%) cPanel
3 2 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.21%) Plesk
4 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 257 (27.58%) Google
2 104 (11.16%) Facebook
3 87 (9.33%) Adobe
4 74 (7.94%) Twitter
5 66 (7.08%) Microsoft
6 53 (5.69%) Omniture
7 32 (3.43%) Zend
8 19 (2.04%) Coremetrics
9 18 (1.93%) Apple
10 17 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.61%) Oracle
11 15 (1.61%) hybris
12 14 (1.50%) Sitecore
12 14 (1.50%) Interwoven
13 13 (1.39%) Demandware
14 9 (0.97%) Foundry
14 9 (0.97%) FatWire
15 8 (0.86%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.86%) Percona
16 7 (0.75%) Yahoo!
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + a generous benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: 18,000 - 22,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: 45,000 to 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, bens, equity
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bens, bonus, equity
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + full corporate benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits
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