The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 374 328 263
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -65
Permanent jobs citing SEO 280 414 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.93% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.06% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 233 307 383
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,167 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
35305 39099 41595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.50% 87.89% 87.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30570 32801 34541
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in London

SEO
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -30 25 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Southwark - 4 - -
Hammersmith +9 2 £47,500 -
Westminster - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +6 1 £80,000 +113.33%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for SEO.

1 283 (47.40%) Marketing
2 281 (47.07%) HTML
3 258 (43.22%) CSS
4 229 (38.36%) Analytics
5 220 (36.85%) JavaScript
6 155 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
7 152 (25.46%) HTML5
8 149 (24.96%) User Experience
9 132 (22.11%) CSS3
10 131 (21.94%) Social Media
10 131 (21.94%) E-Commerce
11 128 (21.44%) Web Development
12 121 (20.27%) Google
13 120 (20.10%) Digital Marketing
14 110 (18.43%) CMS
15 104 (17.42%) Google Analytics
16 102 (17.09%) jQuery
17 98 (16.42%) Sass
18 92 (15.41%) Pay per click
19 88 (14.74%) Front End Development
20 86 (14.41%) AngularJS
21 83 (13.90%) Degree
21 83 (13.90%) Git (software)
22 79 (13.23%) Microsoft
23 75 (12.56%) Content Management
24 71 (11.89%) Responsive Web Design
25 66 (11.06%) MS Excel
26 65 (10.89%) Photoshop
27 63 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
28 62 (10.39%) .NET

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 110 (18.43%) CMS
2 24 (4.02%) WordPress
3 15 (2.51%) Umbraco
4 14 (2.35%) Confluence
5 13 (2.18%) Drupal
5 13 (2.18%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (1.84%) IIS
7 8 (1.34%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.17%) Apache
9 4 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.50%) EPiServer CMS
11 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.34%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.34%) nginx
12 1 (0.17%) Kentico
12 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 66 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 65 (10.89%) Photoshop
3 47 (7.87%) MS Office
4 31 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (2.51%) Fireworks
7 11 (1.84%) Acrobat
8 7 (1.17%) GIMP
9 6 (1.01%) ImageReady
10 3 (0.50%) InDesign
11 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.17%) InVision
12 1 (0.17%) MS Project
12 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.68%) Magento
2 3 (0.50%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 104 (17.42%) Google Analytics
2 24 (4.02%) AdWords
3 22 (3.69%) SaaS
4 18 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (1.68%) Adobe Analytics
7 9 (1.51%) GitHub
8 8 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.01%) Basecamp
9 6 (1.01%) PaaS
10 2 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.34%) Office 365
11 1 (0.17%) CheetahMail
11 1 (0.17%) IaaS
11 1 (0.17%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.53%) Internet
2 14 (2.35%) HTTP
3 12 (2.01%) Intranet
4 4 (0.67%) Broadband
4 4 (0.67%) Extranet
4 4 (0.67%) FTP
5 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.34%) VPN
6 1 (0.17%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) LAN
6 1 (0.17%) LDAP
6 1 (0.17%) SMTP
6 1 (0.17%) SSH
6 1 (0.17%) VoIP
6 1 (0.17%) WAN
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.69%) MySQL
2 21 (3.52%) Big Data
3 19 (3.18%) SQL Server
4 17 (2.85%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.51%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.84%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.51%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.34%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.84%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.50%) OLAP
10 3 (0.50%) OLTP
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (0.50%) Redis
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 83 (13.90%) Git (software)
2 38 (6.37%) Grunt
3 24 (4.02%) JIRA
4 23 (3.85%) Jasmine
5 21 (3.52%) Dreamweaver
6 20 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (2.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 17 (2.85%) Selenium
8 13 (2.18%) Visual Studio
9 11 (1.84%) Jenkins
9 11 (1.84%) Protractor
10 10 (1.68%) gulp
10 10 (1.68%) Subversion
11 9 (1.51%) Maven
12 7 (1.17%) Gradle
13 6 (1.01%) Axure RP
13 6 (1.01%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.01%) Mocha
13 6 (1.01%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.84%) QUnit
General
1 283 (47.40%) Marketing
2 60 (10.05%) Advertising
3 59 (9.88%) Finance
3 59 (9.88%) Retail
4 38 (6.37%) Publishing
5 31 (5.19%) Games
6 28 (4.69%) Legal
7 27 (4.52%) Banking
8 16 (2.68%) Law
9 14 (2.35%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.01%) French Language
11 5 (0.84%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.84%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.67%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.50%) Electronics
13 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.50%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.34%) Automotive
14 2 (0.34%) Billing
14 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 183 (30.65%) Developer
2 71 (11.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 59 (9.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 52 (8.71%) Web Developer
5 51 (8.54%) SEO Manager
6 39 (6.53%) Architect
6 39 (6.53%) HTML Developer
7 33 (5.53%) HTML CSS Developer
8 32 (5.36%) Analyst
9 31 (5.19%) Marketing Manager
9 31 (5.19%) UI Developer
10 28 (4.69%) Account Manager
11 23 (3.85%) Designer
12 21 (3.52%) PPC Manager
13 20 (3.35%) SEO Executive
13 20 (3.35%) Web Manager
14 19 (3.18%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 19 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
15 18 (3.02%) Product Manager
15 18 (3.02%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (47.07%) HTML
2 258 (43.22%) CSS
3 152 (25.46%) HTML5
4 132 (22.11%) CSS3
5 102 (17.09%) jQuery
6 98 (16.42%) Sass
7 86 (14.41%) AngularJS
8 62 (10.39%) .NET
9 44 (7.37%) LESS
10 39 (6.53%) Ajax
11 36 (6.03%) ASP.NET
12 35 (5.86%) JSON
13 34 (5.70%) Node.js
14 31 (5.19%) React
15 29 (4.86%) XML
16 27 (4.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 23 (3.85%) Handlebars
18 22 (3.69%) Backbone.js
19 20 (3.35%) REST
19 20 (3.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 149 (24.96%) User Experience
2 131 (21.94%) Social Media
3 63 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (7.87%) Digital Media
5 32 (5.36%) Computer Science
6 31 (5.19%) W3C
7 27 (4.52%) Mobile App
8 19 (3.18%) Blog
9 18 (3.02%) Fintech
10 15 (2.51%) Management Information System
11 14 (2.35%) Copywriting
12 12 (2.01%) Graphic Design
12 12 (2.01%) Visualisation
13 11 (1.84%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.68%) Animation
15 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Cloud
15 8 (1.34%) Linked Data
16 6 (1.01%) Mathematics
16 6 (1.01%) Psychology
16 6 (1.01%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.35%) Linux
2 7 (1.17%) Windows
3 6 (1.01%) Android
3 6 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.34%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) Debian
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Unix
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (38.36%) Analytics
2 155 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (21.94%) E-Commerce
4 128 (21.44%) Web Development
5 120 (20.10%) Digital Marketing
6 92 (15.41%) Pay per click
7 88 (14.74%) Front End Development
8 75 (12.56%) Content Management
9 71 (11.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 61 (10.22%) Web Analytics
11 57 (9.55%) Scrum
12 54 (9.05%) CRM
12 54 (9.05%) OO
13 49 (8.21%) B2B
14 46 (7.71%) MVC
14 46 (7.71%) Web Design
15 45 (7.54%) Project Management
16 42 (7.04%) Mobile First
17 35 (5.86%) TDD
17 35 (5.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 220 (36.85%) JavaScript
2 58 (9.72%) PHP
3 57 (9.55%) Java
4 38 (6.37%) SQL
5 23 (3.85%) C#
6 14 (2.35%) VB.NET
7 10 (1.68%) Python
8 7 (1.17%) Ruby
9 6 (1.01%) Groovy
9 6 (1.01%) Perl
10 5 (0.84%) PHP 5
11 3 (0.50%) C++
11 3 (0.50%) ECMAScript
11 3 (0.50%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.34%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.17%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.17%) Clojure
13 1 (0.17%) Go
13 1 (0.17%) sed
Qualifications
1 83 (13.90%) Degree
2 15 (2.51%) MBA
3 11 (1.84%) HND
4 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.50%) CITP
5 3 (0.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) ISEB
7 1 (0.17%) MCSD
7 1 (0.17%) MOS
7 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.68%) QA
2 9 (1.51%) WCAG
3 4 (0.67%) WAI
4 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 15 (2.51%) Docker
2 7 (1.17%) HDFS
3 4 (0.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.34%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.84%) Ansible
2 5 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.84%) Puppet
2 5 (0.84%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.17%) MOM
3 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 121 (20.27%) Google
2 79 (13.23%) Microsoft
3 49 (8.21%) Adobe
4 34 (5.70%) Twitter
5 31 (5.19%) Facebook
6 16 (2.68%) Apigee
6 16 (2.68%) Mashery
7 15 (2.51%) Sitecore
8 9 (1.51%) EPiServer
8 9 (1.51%) Oracle
9 8 (1.34%) DoubleClick
9 8 (1.34%) MuleSoft
9 8 (1.34%) Omniture
9 8 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.01%) Cognos
10 6 (1.01%) IBM
10 6 (1.01%) VMware
11 4 (0.67%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.67%) Ektron
11 4 (0.67%) Interwoven
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £42,000.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 10% bonus, pension, healthcare and g
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
blu digital
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: MARKET RATE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Simply Business
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Simply Business
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 23 days ago