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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 320 253 275
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +22
Permanent jobs citing SEO 362 531 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.82% 1.14% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.35% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 259 339 309
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
37857 39249 37070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.76% 84.57% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31945 32349 30721
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -12 90 £43,000 +1.17% 11
Twickenham - 5 £37,000 -
Teddington -3 4 £39,000 -2.50%
Croydon - 4 £44,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -7 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Surbiton - 2 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £45,000 -
Beckenham - 1 £42,000 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 437 (58.58%) Marketing
2 386 (51.74%) HTML
3 338 (45.31%) Analytics
4 321 (43.03%) CSS
5 279 (37.40%) JavaScript
6 246 (32.98%) Social Media
7 228 (30.56%) Digital Marketing
8 208 (27.88%) Google
9 197 (26.41%) Pay per click
10 184 (24.66%) HTML5
11 171 (22.92%) CSS3
11 171 (22.92%) E-Commerce
12 170 (22.79%) jQuery
13 162 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
14 157 (21.05%) Google Analytics
15 153 (20.51%) CMS
15 153 (20.51%) User Experience
16 131 (17.56%) Degree
17 130 (17.43%) SQL
18 126 (16.89%) PHP
19 115 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
20 108 (14.48%) Responsive Web Design
21 105 (14.08%) Photoshop
22 93 (12.47%) Web Analytics
23 83 (11.13%) Content Management
24 81 (10.86%) Project Management
25 78 (10.46%) AngularJS
26 76 (10.19%) Advertising
27 75 (10.05%) Retail
28 74 (9.92%) Ajax

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 153 (20.51%) CMS
2 64 (8.58%) WordPress
3 27 (3.62%) Sitecore CMS
4 19 (2.55%) Umbraco
4 19 (2.55%) Kentico
5 18 (2.41%) Drupal
5 18 (2.41%) SAS
6 14 (1.88%) Node.js
7 10 (1.34%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.34%) DNN
7 10 (1.34%) Confluence
7 10 (1.34%) Immediacy CMS
8 9 (1.21%) IIS
8 9 (1.21%) Apache
9 8 (1.07%) nginx
9 8 (1.07%) Sitefinity
10 7 (0.94%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.94%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.13%) Lync
Applications
1 105 (14.08%) Photoshop
2 48 (6.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 36 (4.83%) MS Excel
4 22 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (2.14%) MS Office
5 16 (2.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 16 (2.14%) SPSS
6 11 (1.47%) Fireworks
7 10 (1.34%) InDesign
8 7 (0.94%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.13%) PaintShop Pro
11 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.13%) MS Project
11 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 36 (4.83%) Magento
2 8 (1.07%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.27%) Tridion
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.13%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 157 (21.05%) Google Analytics
2 32 (4.29%) SaaS
3 24 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.14%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (0.54%) GitHub
5 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.27%) PaaS
6 2 (0.27%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.29%) Internet
2 20 (2.68%) HTTP
3 10 (1.34%) FTP
3 10 (1.34%) Intranet
4 9 (1.21%) DNS
5 4 (0.54%) SSL
6 3 (0.40%) Skype
7 2 (0.27%) Wireless
7 2 (0.27%) SSH
8 1 (0.13%) WebEx
8 1 (0.13%) Extranet
8 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.13%) Broadband
8 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (8.04%) MySQL
2 24 (3.22%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.14%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.07%) Big Data
4 8 (1.07%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.94%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.54%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.40%) RavenDB
8 2 (0.27%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.13%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.13%) QlikView
9 1 (0.13%) MS Access
9 1 (0.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 59 (7.91%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.41%) Dreamweaver
3 15 (2.01%) Subversion
4 14 (1.88%) Grunt
5 13 (1.74%) JIRA
5 13 (1.74%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.61%) Axure RP
7 8 (1.07%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.07%) Jasmine
8 7 (0.94%) Selenium
9 6 (0.80%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.67%) Appium
10 5 (0.67%) gulp
11 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.54%) Mocha
12 3 (0.40%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.27%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 437 (58.58%) Marketing
2 76 (10.19%) Advertising
3 75 (10.05%) Retail
4 65 (8.71%) Finance
5 45 (6.03%) Publishing
6 24 (3.22%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.88%) Multimedia
8 11 (1.47%) Automotive
8 11 (1.47%) Law
9 10 (1.34%) Legal
9 10 (1.34%) Games
9 10 (1.34%) French Language
10 9 (1.21%) Banking
11 8 (1.07%) Italian Language
12 7 (0.94%) German Language
13 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.13%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 236 (31.64%) Developer
2 104 (13.94%) Front-End Developer
3 65 (8.71%) Web Developer
4 58 (7.77%) Marketing Manager
5 45 (6.03%) Analyst
6 44 (5.90%) Senior Developer
7 31 (4.16%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 28 (3.75%) Marketing Executive
8 28 (3.75%) Designer
9 25 (3.35%) SEO Manager
9 25 (3.35%) Senior Manager
10 23 (3.08%) Consultant
10 23 (3.08%) Account Manager
10 23 (3.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 23 (3.08%) SEO Executive
11 22 (2.95%) PPC Specialist
11 22 (2.95%) PPC Manager
11 22 (2.95%) PPC Analyst
11 22 (2.95%) Digital Marketing Executive
11 22 (2.95%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (51.74%) HTML
2 321 (43.03%) CSS
3 184 (24.66%) HTML5
4 171 (22.92%) CSS3
5 170 (22.79%) jQuery
6 78 (10.46%) AngularJS
7 74 (9.92%) Ajax
8 68 (9.12%) .NET
9 67 (8.98%) Sass
10 53 (7.10%) Web Services
11 39 (5.23%) Backbone.js
12 38 (5.09%) ASP.NET
13 33 (4.42%) LESS
14 31 (4.16%) XHTML
15 30 (4.02%) React
16 27 (3.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 27 (3.62%) XML
16 27 (3.62%) Ember.js
16 27 (3.62%) Django
17 26 (3.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 246 (32.98%) Social Media
2 162 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
3 153 (20.51%) User Experience
4 44 (5.90%) Digital Media
5 38 (5.09%) Mobile App
6 36 (4.83%) Copywriting
6 36 (4.83%) Blog
6 36 (4.83%) Statistics
7 35 (4.69%) W3C
8 29 (3.89%) Computer Science
9 24 (3.22%) Visualisation
10 14 (1.88%) Mathematics
11 12 (1.61%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.61%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.47%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.34%) Graphic Design
14 9 (1.21%) Social Network
15 8 (1.07%) Wiki
15 8 (1.07%) Semantic Web
16 7 (0.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.42%) Linux
2 17 (2.28%) Android
2 17 (2.28%) Apple iOS
3 8 (1.07%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.40%) CentOS
5 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (45.31%) Analytics
2 228 (30.56%) Digital Marketing
3 197 (26.41%) Pay per click
4 171 (22.92%) E-Commerce
5 115 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (14.48%) Responsive Web Design
7 93 (12.47%) Web Analytics
8 83 (11.13%) Content Management
9 81 (10.86%) Project Management
10 74 (9.92%) Online Marketing
11 71 (9.52%) Web Development
12 69 (9.25%) OO
13 66 (8.85%) MVC
14 64 (8.58%) TDD
15 62 (8.31%) CRM
16 53 (7.10%) Unit Testing
17 47 (6.30%) Email Marketing
18 44 (5.90%) Scrum
19 43 (5.76%) Web Design
20 42 (5.63%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 279 (37.40%) JavaScript
2 130 (17.43%) SQL
3 126 (16.89%) PHP
4 46 (6.17%) Java
5 37 (4.96%) C#
6 31 (4.16%) Python
7 29 (3.89%) PHP5
8 22 (2.95%) Scala
9 20 (2.68%) Ruby
10 17 (2.28%) R
11 16 (2.14%) VBA
11 16 (2.14%) C
12 10 (1.34%) Go
13 9 (1.21%) Clojure
14 3 (0.40%) Perl
15 2 (0.27%) VBScript
15 2 (0.27%) Groovy
16 1 (0.13%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.13%) VB
16 1 (0.13%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 131 (17.56%) Degree
2 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.49%) QA
2 14 (1.88%) WCAG
3 4 (0.54%) GCP
4 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.27%) SLA
5 2 (0.27%) WAI
Systems Management
1 9 (1.21%) TeamSite
2 8 (1.07%) cPanel
3 6 (0.80%) Plesk
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 208 (27.88%) Google
2 66 (8.85%) Adobe
3 48 (6.43%) Microsoft
4 37 (4.96%) Facebook
5 28 (3.75%) Sitecore
6 23 (3.08%) Twitter
7 18 (2.41%) Oracle
8 17 (2.28%) Tableau
9 16 (2.14%) IBM
9 16 (2.14%) Cognizant
10 15 (2.01%) Omniture
11 11 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.47%) hybris
12 9 (1.21%) Zend
12 9 (1.21%) Interwoven
12 9 (1.21%) Yahoo!
13 7 (0.94%) Apigee
13 7 (0.94%) Mashery
13 7 (0.94%) FatWire
14 5 (0.67%) MuleSoft
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £21000 - £27000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 65k-85k
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 -£100,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 40k - 60k
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 55K - 60K
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 40k-60k
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 50k - 70k
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £110,000 plus excellent bonus and company package.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Send
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago