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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 242 259 215
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -44
Permanent jobs citing SEO 530 462 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.14% 1.03% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.26% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 338 315 587
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
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
38322 36688 41165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.71% 81.90% 80.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31577 30384 35492
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +18 129 £42,500 -10.52% 17
Kingston Upon Thames -1 19 £45,000 +37.40% 1
Ruislip - 4 £25,500 -
Hammersmith 0 3 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Teddington - 3 £40,000 - 2
Chiswick - 3 £37,500 -
Enfield - 1 £30,000 - 1
Upminster - 1 £22,000 -
New Malden - 1 £26,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £27,500 -
Southwark - 1 £30,000 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 675 (58.34%) Marketing
2 580 (50.13%) HTML
3 496 (42.87%) CSS
4 442 (38.20%) JavaScript
5 422 (36.47%) Analytics
6 321 (27.74%) Social Media
7 307 (26.53%) Pay per click
8 295 (25.50%) Google
9 284 (24.55%) Digital Marketing
10 279 (24.11%) E-Commerce
11 276 (23.85%) Degree
12 264 (22.82%) Advertising
13 257 (22.21%) HTML5
14 255 (22.04%) CMS
15 247 (21.35%) jQuery
16 223 (19.27%) CSS3
17 197 (17.03%) Google Analytics
18 160 (13.83%) PHP
19 158 (13.66%) .NET
20 155 (13.40%) Finance
21 152 (13.14%) Web Development
22 146 (12.62%) SQL
23 140 (12.10%) Retail
24 129 (11.15%) ASP.NET
25 128 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
26 127 (10.98%) Web Analytics
27 123 (10.63%) Photoshop
27 123 (10.63%) XML
28 119 (10.29%) Online Marketing
29 118 (10.20%) Ajax

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (22.04%) CMS
2 110 (9.51%) WordPress
3 61 (5.27%) Drupal
4 49 (4.24%) Node.js
5 43 (3.72%) Umbraco
6 25 (2.16%) Apache
7 19 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 18 (1.56%) Joomla!
9 15 (1.30%) IIS
10 12 (1.04%) TeamSite
10 12 (1.04%) nginx
11 9 (0.78%) MS Project Server
12 8 (0.69%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
14 6 (0.52%) SAS
14 6 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.43%) PrestaShop
15 5 (0.43%) EPiServer CMS
16 4 (0.35%) Confluence
17 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 123 (10.63%) Photoshop
2 104 (8.99%) MS Excel
3 60 (5.19%) MS Office
4 47 (4.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (3.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 23 (1.99%) Fireworks
7 12 (1.04%) MS Visio
7 12 (1.04%) MS Project
8 4 (0.35%) InDesign
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.086%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.086%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 197 (17.03%) Google Analytics
2 36 (3.11%) WebTrends
3 29 (2.51%) Magento
4 23 (1.99%) SiteCatalyst
5 7 (0.61%) Fredhopper
6 6 (0.52%) Optimost
7 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.25%) SaaS
2 7 (0.61%) Responsys
3 4 (0.35%) MailChimp
3 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.086%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.086%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.086%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.086%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.086%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.086%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.086%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.77%) Internet
2 13 (1.12%) SSL
3 12 (1.04%) Intranet
4 9 (0.78%) LAN
4 9 (0.78%) WAN
5 7 (0.61%) HTTP
5 7 (0.61%) DNS
6 6 (0.52%) FTP
7 5 (0.43%) SAN
7 5 (0.43%) Firewall
7 5 (0.43%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.35%) Wireless
8 4 (0.35%) SMS
9 3 (0.26%) SSH
10 2 (0.17%) Broadband
10 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.086%) VoIP
11 1 (0.086%) iBeacon
11 1 (0.086%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (8.64%) MySQL
2 55 (4.75%) SQL Server
3 51 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 22 (1.90%) Big Data
5 16 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (1.38%) MongoDB
6 13 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 13 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.52%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 5 (0.43%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.35%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.26%) MS Access
11 3 (0.26%) Jackrabbit
12 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 91 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 45 (3.89%) Subversion
3 40 (3.46%) JIRA
4 38 (3.28%) Visual Studio
5 36 (3.11%) Dreamweaver
6 31 (2.68%) Jasmine
7 17 (1.47%) QUnit
8 16 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (1.30%) NUnit
9 15 (1.30%) JUnit
10 14 (1.21%) Jenkins
11 13 (1.12%) Grunt
12 12 (1.04%) Ant
13 10 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
14 9 (0.78%) Maven
15 7 (0.61%) Selenium
15 7 (0.61%) Mocha
16 5 (0.43%) Axure RP
17 4 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 4 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 675 (58.34%) Marketing
2 264 (22.82%) Advertising
3 155 (13.40%) Finance
4 140 (12.10%) Retail
5 80 (6.91%) Publishing
6 41 (3.54%) Law
7 24 (2.07%) Legal
8 23 (1.99%) Games
9 17 (1.47%) Automotive
10 15 (1.30%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.21%) German Language
12 13 (1.12%) Multimedia
13 11 (0.95%) Russian Language
14 9 (0.78%) Billing
15 8 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.69%) French Language
16 7 (0.61%) Banking
17 6 (0.52%) Electronics
18 5 (0.43%) Aerospace
19 4 (0.35%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 350 (30.25%) Developer
2 147 (12.71%) Front-End Developer
3 97 (8.38%) Analyst
4 96 (8.30%) Web Developer
5 79 (6.83%) Marketing Manager
5 79 (6.83%) Designer
6 68 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 55 (4.75%) .NET Developer
8 48 (4.15%) PPC Specialist
8 48 (4.15%) PPC Manager
8 48 (4.15%) PPC Analyst
8 48 (4.15%) PPC Executive
9 45 (3.89%) Account Manager
10 39 (3.37%) SEO Executive
11 35 (3.03%) Project Manager
12 34 (2.94%) SEO Manager
12 34 (2.94%) User Experience Designer
13 32 (2.77%) Digital Marketing Manager
14 30 (2.59%) Senior Web Developer
14 30 (2.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (50.13%) HTML
2 496 (42.87%) CSS
3 257 (22.21%) HTML5
4 247 (21.35%) jQuery
5 223 (19.27%) CSS3
6 158 (13.66%) .NET
7 129 (11.15%) ASP.NET
8 123 (10.63%) XML
9 118 (10.20%) Ajax
10 81 (7.00%) XHTML
11 63 (5.45%) Web Services
12 61 (5.27%) LESS
13 45 (3.89%) Sass
13 45 (3.89%) Flash
14 41 (3.54%) AngularJS
15 39 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (3.20%) Symfony
17 36 (3.11%) Backbone.js
17 36 (3.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 35 (3.03%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 321 (27.74%) Social Media
2 81 (7.00%) Blog
3 75 (6.48%) Computer Science
4 62 (5.36%) Digital Media
5 54 (4.67%) W3C
6 44 (3.80%) Mobile App
7 36 (3.11%) Copywriting
8 34 (2.94%) Management Information System
9 27 (2.33%) Statistics
9 27 (2.33%) Open Source
10 21 (1.82%) Visualisation
11 17 (1.47%) Economics
11 17 (1.47%) Graphic Design
12 16 (1.38%) Mathematics
13 13 (1.12%) Photography
13 13 (1.12%) New Media
14 12 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.04%) Social Network
15 11 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
16 10 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 42 (3.63%) Windows
2 39 (3.37%) Linux
3 25 (2.16%) Android
4 18 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.52%) UNIX
6 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.35%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.26%) webOS
8 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (36.47%) Analytics
2 307 (26.53%) Pay per click
3 284 (24.55%) Digital Marketing
4 279 (24.11%) E-Commerce
5 152 (13.14%) Web Development
6 128 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
7 127 (10.98%) Web Analytics
8 119 (10.29%) Online Marketing
9 117 (10.11%) Project Management
10 109 (9.42%) MVC
11 108 (9.33%) Content Management
12 102 (8.82%) CRM
13 97 (8.38%) Responsive Web Design
14 90 (7.78%) Email Marketing
15 77 (6.66%) TDD
16 70 (6.05%) Web Design
16 70 (6.05%) Search Engine Marketing
17 68 (5.88%) B2B
18 66 (5.70%) Scrum
19 58 (5.01%) OO
Programming Languages
1 442 (38.20%) JavaScript
2 160 (13.83%) PHP
3 146 (12.62%) SQL
4 108 (9.33%) C#
5 83 (7.17%) Java
6 32 (2.77%) T-SQL
7 21 (1.82%) Python
8 14 (1.21%) XPath
9 12 (1.04%) Groovy
10 11 (0.95%) Ruby
11 9 (0.78%) Scala
12 8 (0.69%) C
13 7 (0.61%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.43%) C++
14 5 (0.43%) Perl
14 5 (0.43%) VBA
14 5 (0.43%) R
15 4 (0.35%) ActionScript 3.0
15 4 (0.35%) ActionScript 2.0
15 4 (0.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 276 (23.85%) Degree
2 3 (0.26%) MBA
3 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.086%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.086%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.086%) ISEB
4 1 (0.086%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.086%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.36%) QA
2 22 (1.90%) WCAG
3 15 (1.30%) SLA
4 6 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.35%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (1.73%) Vagrant
2 12 (1.04%) Capistrano
2 12 (1.04%) Puppet
3 5 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (0.35%) Plesk
5 2 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 295 (25.50%) Google
2 113 (9.77%) Facebook
3 107 (9.25%) Adobe
4 90 (7.78%) Twitter
5 83 (7.17%) Microsoft
6 41 (3.54%) Omniture
7 36 (3.11%) Coremetrics
8 24 (2.07%) Oracle
9 23 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.30%) Yahoo!
11 14 (1.21%) Tableau
11 14 (1.21%) DoubleClick
11 14 (1.21%) Sitecore
12 12 (1.04%) Zend
12 12 (1.04%) hybris
13 11 (0.95%) Demandware
14 10 (0.86%) Business Objects
14 10 (0.86%) HP
15 9 (0.78%) Interwoven
16 8 (0.69%) Splunk
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £36000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Vadis People
Salary: circ 55k - 65k + good benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £55 - 70k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Camden, London
Dr Martens
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Springboard UK Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (subject to experience).
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Isabella Oliver Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Isabella Oliver Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniting Ambition
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redactive Media Group
Salary: Upto £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 4 days ago