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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 364 292 263
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -29
Permanent jobs citing SEO 279 438 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.69% 1.07% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.24% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 205 349 343
Average salary £47,500 £43,180 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
35568 35193 37397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 87.83% 85.75% 86.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30366 29588 30257
Average salary £57,500 £55,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.60% +0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(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 -33 35 £56,750 +51.33% 8
Kingston Upon Thames +5 7 £59,250 +85.15%
Uxbridge +2 2 £92,500 +236.36%
Westminster - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £45,000 -
Surbiton - 2 £37,000 -
Wimbledon 0 1 £34,000 -15.00%
Ilford - 1 £34,000 - 1
Romford - 1 £45,000 -
Southall - 1 £31,000 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 333 (49.04%) Marketing
2 317 (46.69%) HTML
3 291 (42.86%) CSS
4 265 (39.03%) Analytics
5 240 (35.35%) JavaScript
6 198 (29.16%) Agile Software Development
7 197 (29.01%) E-Commerce
8 188 (27.69%) HTML5
9 183 (26.95%) Google
10 173 (25.48%) jQuery
11 162 (23.86%) CSS3
12 160 (23.56%) User Experience
13 159 (23.42%) Google Analytics
14 151 (22.24%) Social Media
15 148 (21.80%) Digital Marketing
16 129 (19.00%) Pay per click
17 124 (18.26%) CMS
18 117 (17.23%) Front End Development
19 105 (15.46%) .NET
19 105 (15.46%) Git (software)
20 103 (15.17%) MVC
20 103 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
21 97 (14.29%) Web Analytics
22 94 (13.84%) Adobe
23 92 (13.55%) Photoshop
24 90 (13.25%) PHP
24 90 (13.25%) Finance
25 84 (12.37%) C#
26 81 (11.93%) SQL
26 81 (11.93%) Scrum

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 124 (18.26%) CMS
2 81 (11.93%) WordPress
3 36 (5.30%) Drupal
4 21 (3.09%) IIS
5 14 (2.06%) Confluence
5 14 (2.06%) Node.js
6 8 (1.18%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.03%) Apache
7 7 (1.03%) SAS
8 6 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.74%) Joomla!
9 5 (0.74%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.44%) nginx
10 3 (0.44%) OpenCms
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.29%) Documentum
11 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 92 (13.55%) Photoshop
2 53 (7.81%) MS Excel
3 32 (4.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 23 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.21%) InDesign
5 15 (2.21%) MS Office
6 13 (1.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (1.47%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.59%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.59%) MS Project
10 3 (0.44%) ImageReady
11 1 (0.15%) PaintShop Pro
11 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (3.53%) Magento
2 13 (1.91%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.29%) Optimost
4 2 (0.29%) Unica
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Radian6
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 159 (23.42%) Google Analytics
2 35 (5.15%) AdWords
3 27 (3.98%) GitHub
4 22 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (2.65%) Adobe Analytics
6 17 (2.50%) SaaS
7 16 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (1.33%) MailChimp
9 8 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.74%) Office 365
11 4 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.59%) IaaS
12 3 (0.44%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.44%) PaaS
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.12%) Internet
2 11 (1.62%) HTTP
3 8 (1.18%) DNS
4 7 (1.03%) FTP
5 6 (0.88%) Intranet
6 5 (0.74%) Broadband
7 1 (0.15%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.15%) Firewall
7 1 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.28%) MySQL
2 43 (6.33%) SQL Server
3 22 (3.24%) Big Data
4 17 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.06%) Hadoop
6 12 (1.77%) Data Mining
7 10 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.18%) Redis
9 7 (1.03%) Couchbase
10 6 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.88%) OLAP
10 6 (0.88%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.74%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.59%) BigQuery
12 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 105 (15.46%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.60%) JIRA
3 17 (2.50%) Subversion
4 13 (1.91%) Grunt
4 13 (1.91%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.77%) Jasmine
6 11 (1.62%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.47%) Appium
7 10 (1.47%) Maven
7 10 (1.47%) Selenium
8 8 (1.18%) Axure RP
9 7 (1.03%) gulp
9 7 (1.03%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (0.74%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (0.59%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.59%) Gradle
12 3 (0.44%) PHPUnit
13 2 (0.29%) JBehave
General
1 333 (49.04%) Marketing
2 90 (13.25%) Finance
3 71 (10.46%) Retail
4 50 (7.36%) Advertising
5 28 (4.12%) Publishing
6 24 (3.53%) Banking
7 22 (3.24%) Games
8 18 (2.65%) Telecoms
9 15 (2.21%) German Language
10 14 (2.06%) Law
11 8 (1.18%) Brand Awareness
12 7 (1.03%) Italian Language
12 7 (1.03%) Legal
13 5 (0.74%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.44%) French Language
14 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.44%) Swedish Language
14 3 (0.44%) Welsh Language
15 2 (0.29%) Automotive
15 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 234 (34.46%) Developer
2 101 (14.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 61 (8.98%) Web Developer
4 58 (8.54%) Analyst
5 55 (8.10%) HTML Developer
6 49 (7.22%) HTML CSS Developer
7 48 (7.07%) SEO Manager
8 47 (6.92%) Designer
9 44 (6.48%) JavaScript Developer
10 32 (4.71%) Marketing Manager
10 32 (4.71%) Senior Developer
11 28 (4.12%) .NET Developer
12 26 (3.83%) Web Designer
13 24 (3.53%) Account Manager
13 24 (3.53%) PHP Developer
14 22 (3.24%) Architect
15 21 (3.09%) C# Developer
15 21 (3.09%) SEO Executive
15 21 (3.09%) SEO Specialist
16 20 (2.95%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (46.69%) HTML
2 291 (42.86%) CSS
3 188 (27.69%) HTML5
4 173 (25.48%) jQuery
5 162 (23.86%) CSS3
6 105 (15.46%) .NET
7 78 (11.49%) AngularJS
8 73 (10.75%) ASP.NET
9 72 (10.60%) Sass
10 62 (9.13%) Ajax
11 58 (8.54%) LESS
12 51 (7.51%) JSON
13 44 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 44 (6.48%) XML
14 40 (5.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 38 (5.60%) Web Services
16 32 (4.71%) RESTful
16 32 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (3.83%) KnockoutJS
18 21 (3.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 160 (23.56%) User Experience
2 151 (22.24%) Social Media
3 103 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (5.60%) Blog
5 35 (5.15%) W3C
6 28 (4.12%) Mobile App
7 27 (3.98%) Computer Science
8 26 (3.83%) Digital Media
9 23 (3.39%) Graphic Design
10 18 (2.65%) Copywriting
11 14 (2.06%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.77%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.77%) Visualisation
13 11 (1.62%) Fintech
14 10 (1.47%) Semantic Web
14 10 (1.47%) Wiki
15 9 (1.33%) New Media
16 8 (1.18%) Client/Server
16 8 (1.18%) FMCG
16 8 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (2.65%) Linux
2 15 (2.21%) Android
2 15 (2.21%) Apple iOS
2 15 (2.21%) Windows
3 6 (0.88%) CentOS
4 5 (0.74%) Unix
5 4 (0.59%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.29%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (39.03%) Analytics
2 198 (29.16%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (29.01%) E-Commerce
4 148 (21.80%) Digital Marketing
5 129 (19.00%) Pay per click
6 117 (17.23%) Front End Development
7 103 (15.17%) MVC
8 97 (14.29%) Web Analytics
9 81 (11.93%) Scrum
10 78 (11.49%) Web Development
11 67 (9.87%) Project Management
12 65 (9.57%) OO
13 64 (9.43%) TDD
14 63 (9.28%) Content Management
14 63 (9.28%) Responsive Web Design
15 46 (6.77%) CRM
16 45 (6.63%) Online Marketing
17 43 (6.33%) Web Design
18 42 (6.19%) B2B
19 32 (4.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 240 (35.35%) JavaScript
2 90 (13.25%) PHP
3 84 (12.37%) C#
4 81 (11.93%) SQL
5 41 (6.04%) Java
6 15 (2.21%) Ruby
7 13 (1.91%) Python
8 10 (1.47%) TypeScript
9 9 (1.33%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.88%) ES6
11 3 (0.44%) C
11 3 (0.44%) Clojure
11 3 (0.44%) Go
11 3 (0.44%) Scala
12 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.29%) C++
13 1 (0.15%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.15%) Perl
13 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (11.63%) Degree
2 2 (0.29%) MBA
2 2 (0.29%) Postgraduate
2 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.12%) QA
2 18 (2.65%) WCAG
3 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.74%) HDFS
2 4 (0.59%) Docker
3 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.44%) Varnish
4 1 (0.15%) Gluster
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (1.91%) TeamSite
2 10 (1.47%) Plesk
3 8 (1.18%) cPanel
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) MOM
4 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 183 (26.95%) Google
2 94 (13.84%) Adobe
3 64 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 43 (6.33%) Facebook
5 31 (4.57%) Omniture
6 25 (3.68%) Twitter
7 19 (2.80%) Coremetrics
8 13 (1.91%) Infragistics
8 13 (1.91%) Telerik
9 12 (1.77%) Interwoven
9 12 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.77%) Zend
10 7 (1.03%) hybris
10 7 (1.03%) Oracle
11 6 (0.88%) Bloomberg
11 6 (0.88%) DoubleClick
11 6 (0.88%) Tableau
12 5 (0.74%) Apple
12 5 (0.74%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.74%) Xamarin
London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Overseas Development Institute
Salary: From £32,600 to £38,917 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Career Moves
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Career Moves
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: MARKET RATE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: D.O.E
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)
Salary: c.£38,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Reading Room Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Annual Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + performance based bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southwark, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sky Betting & Gaming (Oddschecker)
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Reading Room Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ilford, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £260000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40-60k (doe) + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago