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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 302 247 226
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -21
Permanent jobs citing SEO 407 564 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.91% 1.15% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.36% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 311 393 419
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
38094 41546 36997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.46% 84.81% 83.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31996 34545 30786
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 July 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 July 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 +33 127 £42,500 +3.03% 23
Uxbridge - 5 £40,000 -
Twickenham - 4 £36,000 - 2
Beckenham - 3 £37,000 -
Croydon +1 2 £43,000 +1.17%
Teddington -2 2 £38,250 -4.37%
Kingston Upon Thames -15 2 £37,500 -11.76%
Enfield -3 1 £29,000 -31.76%
Hammersmith - 1 - -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 470 (58.17%) Marketing
2 446 (55.20%) HTML
3 384 (47.52%) Analytics
4 370 (45.79%) CSS
5 299 (37.00%) JavaScript
6 281 (34.78%) Social Media
7 229 (28.34%) Google
8 220 (27.23%) Pay per click
9 218 (26.98%) Digital Marketing
10 199 (24.63%) jQuery
11 192 (23.76%) Google Analytics
12 186 (23.02%) HTML5
13 174 (21.53%) CMS
14 173 (21.41%) CSS3
15 170 (21.04%) E-Commerce
16 161 (19.93%) Analytical Skills
17 150 (18.56%) PHP
18 149 (18.44%) Degree
19 132 (16.34%) User Experience
20 129 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
21 120 (14.85%) Photoshop
22 104 (12.87%) Web Analytics
23 103 (12.75%) Content Management
24 100 (12.38%) Advertising
24 100 (12.38%) Responsive Web Design
25 99 (12.25%) Retail
26 93 (11.51%) .NET
27 92 (11.39%) SQL
28 91 (11.26%) Adobe
28 91 (11.26%) Git (software)

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 174 (21.53%) CMS
2 70 (8.66%) WordPress
3 35 (4.33%) Node.js
4 30 (3.71%) Umbraco
5 27 (3.34%) Sitecore CMS
6 18 (2.23%) Drupal
7 17 (2.10%) Kentico
8 15 (1.86%) SAS
9 13 (1.61%) Immediacy CMS
9 13 (1.61%) DNN
10 12 (1.49%) Sitefinity
10 12 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (1.36%) IIS
12 9 (1.11%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.11%) nginx
13 8 (0.99%) Confluence
14 7 (0.87%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.62%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.37%) CoreMedia CMS
17 2 (0.25%) Apache
Applications
1 120 (14.85%) Photoshop
2 51 (6.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (3.96%) MS Excel
4 26 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (3.09%) MS Office
6 22 (2.72%) InDesign
7 19 (2.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (1.61%) SPSS
9 11 (1.36%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.87%) Acrobat
10 7 (0.87%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.50%) Final Cut Pro
12 3 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (5.20%) Magento
2 25 (3.09%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.37%) Bond Adapt
3 3 (0.37%) Radian6
4 2 (0.25%) Tridion
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 192 (23.76%) Google Analytics
2 24 (2.97%) SaaS
2 24 (2.97%) Adobe Analytics
3 17 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.74%) GitHub
5 4 (0.50%) Basecamp
5 4 (0.50%) PaaS
6 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.59%) Internet
2 10 (1.24%) FTP
3 6 (0.74%) HTTP
3 6 (0.74%) Intranet
4 3 (0.37%) Skype
5 2 (0.25%) Wireless
5 2 (0.25%) SSH
6 1 (0.12%) SMS
6 1 (0.12%) DNS
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (8.42%) MySQL
2 31 (3.84%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.87%) NoSQL
4 7 (0.87%) RDBMS
4 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.37%) Big Data
6 2 (0.25%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.25%) Redis
6 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.25%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.25%) OLAP
7 1 (0.12%) MS Access
7 1 (0.12%) DTS
7 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.12%) QlikView
7 1 (0.12%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 91 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 44 (5.45%) Subversion
3 24 (2.97%) Dreamweaver
4 21 (2.60%) Visual Studio
5 16 (1.98%) JIRA
5 16 (1.98%) Bitbucket
6 14 (1.73%) Grunt
7 11 (1.36%) Mercurial
8 8 (0.99%) Jasmine
9 6 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (0.62%) gulp
10 5 (0.62%) QUnit
10 5 (0.62%) Mocha
10 5 (0.62%) Axure RP
10 5 (0.62%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.62%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.50%) Selenium
12 2 (0.25%) jMock
12 2 (0.25%) JMeter
12 2 (0.25%) Maven
General
1 470 (58.17%) Marketing
2 100 (12.38%) Advertising
3 99 (12.25%) Retail
4 85 (10.52%) Finance
5 36 (4.46%) Publishing
6 21 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.10%) German Language
8 12 (1.49%) Automotive
8 12 (1.49%) Law
9 11 (1.36%) Legal
10 9 (1.11%) Banking
10 9 (1.11%) Multimedia
10 9 (1.11%) French Language
11 7 (0.87%) Games
12 6 (0.74%) Swedish Language
13 3 (0.37%) Billing
14 2 (0.25%) Electronics
14 2 (0.25%) iGaming
14 2 (0.25%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.25%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 261 (32.30%) Developer
2 109 (13.49%) Front-End Developer
3 74 (9.16%) Web Developer
4 62 (7.67%) Marketing Manager
5 58 (7.18%) Analyst
6 50 (6.19%) Senior Developer
7 39 (4.83%) .NET Developer
8 37 (4.58%) SEO Manager
9 35 (4.33%) Digital Marketing Manager
10 29 (3.59%) Marketing Executive
10 29 (3.59%) Account Manager
11 28 (3.47%) Front-End Web Developer
12 25 (3.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 25 (3.09%) Consultant
13 24 (2.97%) Architect
13 24 (2.97%) PPC Specialist
13 24 (2.97%) PPC Manager
13 24 (2.97%) PPC Analyst
13 24 (2.97%) PPC Executive
14 23 (2.85%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 446 (55.20%) HTML
2 370 (45.79%) CSS
3 199 (24.63%) jQuery
4 186 (23.02%) HTML5
5 173 (21.41%) CSS3
6 93 (11.51%) .NET
7 86 (10.64%) Ajax
8 82 (10.15%) AngularJS
9 72 (8.91%) Sass
10 59 (7.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 54 (6.68%) ASP.NET
12 50 (6.19%) XHTML
12 50 (6.19%) Backbone.js
13 40 (4.95%) Django
13 40 (4.95%) Web Services
14 39 (4.83%) LESS
15 28 (3.47%) Ember.js
15 28 (3.47%) XML
16 26 (3.22%) KnockoutJS
17 23 (2.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 281 (34.78%) Social Media
2 161 (19.93%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (16.34%) User Experience
4 43 (5.32%) Digital Media
5 41 (5.07%) W3C
6 35 (4.33%) Statistics
7 34 (4.21%) Mobile App
8 32 (3.96%) Copywriting
9 31 (3.84%) Blog
10 25 (3.09%) Computer Science
11 19 (2.35%) Visualisation
12 15 (1.86%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.86%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.49%) Graphic Design
13 12 (1.49%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
15 9 (1.11%) SWIFT
16 5 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
16 5 (0.62%) Contract for Difference
16 5 (0.62%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 45 (5.57%) Linux
2 16 (1.98%) Mac OS X
3 15 (1.86%) Android
3 15 (1.86%) Apple iOS
4 13 (1.61%) Windows
5 5 (0.62%) UNIX
6 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (47.52%) Analytics
2 220 (27.23%) Pay per click
3 218 (26.98%) Digital Marketing
4 170 (21.04%) E-Commerce
5 129 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (12.87%) Web Analytics
7 103 (12.75%) Content Management
8 100 (12.38%) Responsive Web Design
9 84 (10.40%) Web Development
10 82 (10.15%) Online Marketing
11 81 (10.02%) TDD
12 76 (9.41%) MVC
13 71 (8.79%) Project Management
14 66 (8.17%) Scrum
15 60 (7.43%) CRM
16 57 (7.05%) Unit Testing
17 54 (6.68%) OO
18 52 (6.44%) Open Source
19 51 (6.31%) Email Marketing
20 49 (6.06%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 299 (37.00%) JavaScript
2 150 (18.56%) PHP
3 92 (11.39%) SQL
4 63 (7.80%) Java
5 53 (6.56%) C#
6 45 (5.57%) Python
7 23 (2.85%) Ruby
8 21 (2.60%) Scala
9 15 (1.86%) C
10 14 (1.73%) R
11 13 (1.61%) VBA
11 13 (1.61%) PHP5
12 10 (1.24%) Clojure
13 9 (1.11%) Go
14 3 (0.37%) Perl
15 2 (0.25%) C++
15 2 (0.25%) Groovy
15 2 (0.25%) VBScript
16 1 (0.12%) VB
16 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 149 (18.44%) Degree
2 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.12%) ISEB
3 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.85%) WCAG
1 23 (2.85%) QA
2 4 (0.50%) WAI
2 4 (0.50%) GCP
3 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (1.98%) TeamSite
2 2 (0.25%) Plesk
2 2 (0.25%) cPanel
3 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 229 (28.34%) Google
2 91 (11.26%) Adobe
3 46 (5.69%) Facebook
4 38 (4.70%) Microsoft
5 28 (3.47%) Omniture
5 28 (3.47%) Sitecore
6 25 (3.09%) Twitter
7 19 (2.35%) Oracle
8 16 (1.98%) Interwoven
8 16 (1.98%) Apigee
8 16 (1.98%) Mashery
9 15 (1.86%) Cognizant
10 14 (1.73%) FatWire
11 13 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.61%) IBM
11 13 (1.61%) Tableau
12 11 (1.36%) Yahoo!
13 10 (1.24%) MuleSoft
13 10 (1.24%) Apple
14 9 (1.11%) Zend
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