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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 263 258 235
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Permanent jobs citing SEO 452 479 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.09% 1.13% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.35% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 348 328 420
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +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
34564 35451 36987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.30% 83.91% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29092 28666 31376
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 £77,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +27 141 £37,500 -19.35% 14
Hounslow - 6 - -
Uxbridge -4 3 £27,500 -57.69%
Teddington - 2 £38,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -4 1 £32,000 +6.66%
Canary Wharf - 1 £60,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £45,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £40,000 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 593 (60.76%) Marketing
2 467 (47.85%) HTML
3 429 (43.95%) CSS
4 345 (35.35%) Social Media
5 344 (35.25%) JavaScript
6 313 (32.07%) Analytics
7 266 (27.25%) Pay per click
8 261 (26.74%) Google
9 255 (26.13%) E-Commerce
10 239 (24.49%) jQuery
11 229 (23.46%) Digital Marketing
12 224 (22.95%) CMS
13 205 (21.00%) HTML5
14 201 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
15 186 (19.06%) CSS3
16 179 (18.34%) PHP
17 177 (18.14%) Advertising
18 166 (17.01%) User Experience
19 161 (16.50%) Degree
20 151 (15.47%) Google Analytics
21 124 (12.70%) Web Development
21 124 (12.70%) Photoshop
22 123 (12.60%) MySQL
23 121 (12.40%) Git (software)
24 120 (12.30%) Facebook
25 119 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
26 118 (12.09%) .NET
27 105 (10.76%) Retail
28 103 (10.55%) Online Marketing
29 102 (10.45%) WordPress

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 224 (22.95%) CMS
2 102 (10.45%) WordPress
3 68 (6.97%) Drupal
4 37 (3.79%) Node.js
5 26 (2.66%) Umbraco
6 20 (2.05%) Tomcat
7 19 (1.95%) TeamSite
8 18 (1.84%) IIS
9 17 (1.74%) Apache
9 17 (1.74%) nginx
10 16 (1.64%) Joomla!
11 15 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
12 11 (1.13%) OpenCms
13 8 (0.82%) CoreMedia CMS
14 7 (0.72%) Sitefinity
15 6 (0.61%) Immediacy CMS
15 6 (0.61%) Magnolia
15 6 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
16 5 (0.51%) SharePoint
16 5 (0.51%) Kentico
Applications
1 124 (12.70%) Photoshop
2 72 (7.38%) MS Excel
3 69 (7.07%) Adobe Illustrator
4 35 (3.59%) MS Office
5 31 (3.18%) Fireworks
6 27 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
7 23 (2.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 18 (1.84%) InDesign
9 6 (0.61%) MS Project
10 5 (0.51%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.41%) Final Cut Pro
11 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 151 (15.47%) Google Analytics
2 16 (1.64%) WebTrends
3 15 (1.54%) Magento
4 14 (1.43%) SiteCatalyst
5 5 (0.51%) Shopify
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.20%) Radian6
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.72%) SaaS
3 5 (0.51%) IaaS
4 4 (0.41%) PaaS
4 4 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.31%) GitHub
5 3 (0.31%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.20%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.10%) Taleo
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.18%) Internet
2 8 (0.82%) SSL
2 8 (0.82%) Broadband
2 8 (0.82%) Symposium
3 7 (0.72%) DNS
4 5 (0.51%) LAN
4 5 (0.51%) WAN
5 4 (0.41%) HTTP
5 4 (0.41%) Intranet
5 4 (0.41%) PuTTY
5 4 (0.41%) WinSCP
6 3 (0.31%) Firewall
6 3 (0.31%) SSH
6 3 (0.31%) SAN
6 3 (0.31%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.20%) Wireless
8 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (12.60%) MySQL
2 45 (4.61%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.54%) Hadoop
4 13 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.13%) Redis
5 11 (1.13%) OLAP
6 6 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (0.41%) Cognos Impromptu
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.20%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 121 (12.40%) Git (software)
2 63 (6.45%) Subversion
3 38 (3.89%) Dreamweaver
4 36 (3.69%) JIRA
5 22 (2.25%) Visual Studio
6 17 (1.74%) Axure RP
6 17 (1.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 16 (1.64%) Maven
8 13 (1.33%) Grunt
9 11 (1.13%) Karma Test Runner
9 11 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (1.02%) Jasmine
11 9 (0.92%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.61%) JUnit
12 6 (0.61%) Yeoman
12 6 (0.61%) QUnit
13 5 (0.51%) Bugzilla
14 4 (0.41%) Ant
14 4 (0.41%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.41%) Log4j
General
1 593 (60.76%) Marketing
2 177 (18.14%) Advertising
3 105 (10.76%) Retail
4 98 (10.04%) Finance
5 66 (6.76%) Publishing
6 23 (2.36%) Law
7 16 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.23%) German Language
8 12 (1.23%) Games
9 10 (1.02%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.82%) French Language
10 8 (0.82%) Legal
11 5 (0.51%) Automotive
11 5 (0.51%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.51%) Russian Language
11 5 (0.51%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.41%) Korean Language
12 4 (0.41%) Back Office
13 2 (0.20%) Swedish Language
13 2 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 278 (28.48%) Developer
2 108 (11.07%) Web Developer
3 93 (9.53%) Front-End Developer
4 66 (6.76%) SEO Manager
5 49 (5.02%) Marketing Manager
5 49 (5.02%) .NET Developer
6 44 (4.51%) Senior Developer
7 41 (4.20%) Marketing Executive
8 40 (4.10%) SEO Executive
9 38 (3.89%) PPC Specialist
9 38 (3.89%) PPC Manager
9 38 (3.89%) PPC Analyst
9 38 (3.89%) PPC Executive
10 37 (3.79%) Designer
11 35 (3.59%) Account Manager
12 34 (3.48%) Analyst
12 34 (3.48%) Front-End Web Developer
13 30 (3.07%) Web Manager
14 25 (2.56%) Consultant
14 25 (2.56%) SEO Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (47.85%) HTML
2 429 (43.95%) CSS
3 239 (24.49%) jQuery
4 205 (21.00%) HTML5
5 186 (19.06%) CSS3
6 118 (12.09%) .NET
7 91 (9.32%) Ajax
8 85 (8.71%) ASP.NET
9 78 (7.99%) XML
10 71 (7.27%) XHTML
11 64 (6.56%) AngularJS
12 61 (6.25%) Backbone.js
13 54 (5.53%) Web Services
13 54 (5.53%) Sass
14 44 (4.51%) LESS
15 35 (3.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 33 (3.38%) JSON
17 29 (2.97%) Flash
18 26 (2.66%) GWT
19 24 (2.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 345 (35.35%) Social Media
2 201 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 166 (17.01%) User Experience
4 63 (6.45%) Blog
5 52 (5.33%) Computer Science
6 48 (4.92%) Digital Media
7 47 (4.82%) W3C
8 42 (4.30%) Copywriting
9 34 (3.48%) Open Source
10 31 (3.18%) Statistics
11 26 (2.66%) Graphic Design
12 22 (2.25%) Social Network
12 22 (2.25%) Mathematics
13 18 (1.84%) Algorithms
13 18 (1.84%) Management Information System
14 15 (1.54%) iPhone
15 13 (1.33%) Mobile App
16 11 (1.13%) New Media
16 11 (1.13%) Visualisation
17 10 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (5.84%) Linux
2 42 (4.30%) Windows
3 19 (1.95%) UNIX
4 15 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (1.43%) Android
6 13 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.82%) CentOS
8 7 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.51%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.51%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (32.07%) Analytics
2 266 (27.25%) Pay per click
3 255 (26.13%) E-Commerce
4 229 (23.46%) Digital Marketing
5 124 (12.70%) Web Development
6 119 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (10.55%) Online Marketing
8 101 (10.35%) Content Management
9 99 (10.14%) Web Analytics
10 98 (10.04%) MVC
11 95 (9.73%) Responsive Web Design
12 83 (8.50%) Web Design
13 65 (6.66%) Project Management
14 53 (5.43%) Scrum
15 52 (5.33%) TDD
16 50 (5.12%) CRM
17 49 (5.02%) Email Marketing
18 48 (4.92%) Mentoring
19 46 (4.71%) Time Management
20 44 (4.51%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 344 (35.25%) JavaScript
2 179 (18.34%) PHP
3 99 (10.14%) Java
4 85 (8.71%) C#
5 81 (8.30%) SQL
6 30 (3.07%) Python
7 26 (2.66%) Ruby
8 21 (2.15%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.92%) Perl
10 8 (0.82%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.82%) AWK
10 8 (0.82%) sed
11 7 (0.72%) VB
12 6 (0.61%) C
13 4 (0.41%) Clojure
13 4 (0.41%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.20%) PHP5
14 2 (0.20%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.10%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 161 (16.50%) Degree
2 9 (0.92%) ISEB
2 9 (0.92%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.20%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.10%) AAT
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.38%) QA
2 24 (2.46%) WCAG
3 11 (1.13%) SLA
4 8 (0.82%) WAI
5 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (1.13%) Varnish
2 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (0.82%) Puppet
2 7 (0.72%) cPanel
3 3 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.20%) Plesk
5 1 (0.10%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 261 (26.74%) Google
2 120 (12.30%) Facebook
3 90 (9.22%) Twitter
4 84 (8.61%) Microsoft
5 80 (8.20%) Adobe
6 47 (4.82%) Omniture
7 31 (3.18%) Zend
8 19 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (1.84%) Coremetrics
10 15 (1.54%) Interwoven
10 15 (1.54%) Sitecore
11 14 (1.43%) hybris
11 14 (1.43%) Oracle
12 13 (1.33%) Demandware
12 13 (1.33%) Apple
13 9 (0.92%) Foundry
14 8 (0.82%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.82%) Percona
15 7 (0.72%) FatWire
15 7 (0.72%) EPiServer
West London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
North London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Nakama
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 26000 - 31,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ACL Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to £65k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ACL Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to £65k plus 25% bonus and benefi
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary + training + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £40-£50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus, Flexible Hours, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago