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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 365 342 265
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -77
Permanent jobs citing SEO 268 361 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.83% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.94% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 230 259 338
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £86,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
35199 38278 40360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.84% 88.26% 87.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30501 32260 33268
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -8 25 £40,250 -6.39% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +4 4 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Surbiton +5 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Croydon -9 1 £32,500 -26.13%
Harrow - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £47,500 -
Bromley - 1 £21,000 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 292 (49.74%) HTML
2 283 (48.21%) Marketing
3 267 (45.49%) CSS
4 235 (40.03%) JavaScript
5 216 (36.80%) Analytics
6 176 (29.98%) User Experience
7 153 (26.06%) HTML5
8 152 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
9 147 (25.04%) Web Development
10 134 (22.83%) E-Commerce
10 134 (22.83%) CSS3
11 123 (20.95%) Digital Marketing
12 119 (20.27%) Google
13 116 (19.76%) CMS
14 112 (19.08%) Social Media
15 107 (18.23%) Sass
16 103 (17.55%) Google Analytics
17 95 (16.18%) Pay per click
18 92 (15.67%) jQuery
19 90 (15.33%) AngularJS
20 86 (14.65%) Front End Development
21 81 (13.80%) Content Management
22 80 (13.63%) Scrum
23 77 (13.12%) Microsoft
23 77 (13.12%) Degree
24 76 (12.95%) Git (software)
25 74 (12.61%) Photoshop
26 69 (11.75%) Retail
27 68 (11.58%) PHP
27 68 (11.58%) CRM

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
1 116 (19.76%) CMS
2 20 (3.41%) WordPress
3 14 (2.39%) Apache
3 14 (2.39%) EPiServer CMS
3 14 (2.39%) Umbraco
4 13 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (1.87%) Confluence
7 10 (1.70%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.70%) Drupal
8 7 (1.19%) IIS
9 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.34%) nginx
11 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.17%) Kentico
11 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 74 (12.61%) Photoshop
2 60 (10.22%) MS Excel
3 44 (7.50%) MS Office
4 36 (6.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 26 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (3.07%) Fireworks
7 9 (1.53%) Acrobat
8 7 (1.19%) GIMP
9 5 (0.85%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.85%) InVision
10 4 (0.68%) ImageReady
11 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.34%) InDesign
12 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.53%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (1.36%) Magento
3 4 (0.68%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 103 (17.55%) Google Analytics
2 24 (4.09%) AdWords
3 22 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.58%) SaaS
5 10 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.53%) Adobe Analytics
6 9 (1.53%) GitHub
6 9 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.19%) PaaS
8 6 (1.02%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.34%) IaaS
10 1 (0.17%) CheetahMail
10 1 (0.17%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.17%) Office 365
10 1 (0.17%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.81%) Internet
2 15 (2.56%) HTTP
3 11 (1.87%) Intranet
4 4 (0.68%) Broadband
4 4 (0.68%) DNS
4 4 (0.68%) Extranet
4 4 (0.68%) LAN
4 4 (0.68%) WAN
5 3 (0.51%) DHCP
5 3 (0.51%) SAN
6 2 (0.34%) FTP
6 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.34%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.17%) LDAP
7 1 (0.17%) SMTP
7 1 (0.17%) SSH
7 1 (0.17%) VoIP
7 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.60%) MySQL
2 22 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.73%) Big Data
4 13 (2.21%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.70%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.36%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.51%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.17%) Redis
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 76 (12.95%) Git (software)
2 39 (6.64%) Grunt
3 28 (4.77%) Dreamweaver
4 27 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (4.26%) Jasmine
6 19 (3.24%) Karma Test Runner
7 18 (3.07%) JIRA
8 17 (2.90%) Selenium
8 17 (2.90%) Visual Studio
9 15 (2.56%) Jenkins
10 13 (2.21%) Protractor
10 13 (2.21%) Subversion
11 10 (1.70%) gulp
12 9 (1.53%) Axure RP
13 7 (1.19%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.19%) Mocha
14 6 (1.02%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.85%) QUnit
16 3 (0.51%) Mercurial
16 3 (0.51%) PHPUnit
General
1 283 (48.21%) Marketing
2 69 (11.75%) Retail
3 66 (11.24%) Advertising
4 62 (10.56%) Finance
5 37 (6.30%) Games
6 34 (5.79%) Publishing
7 26 (4.43%) Legal
8 23 (3.92%) Telecoms
9 22 (3.75%) Banking
10 20 (3.41%) Law
11 10 (1.70%) French Language
12 8 (1.36%) Italian Language
12 8 (1.36%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.68%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.51%) Electronics
14 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.34%) Billing
15 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 190 (32.37%) Developer
2 65 (11.07%) JavaScript Developer
3 60 (10.22%) Web Developer
4 58 (9.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 43 (7.33%) Architect
6 42 (7.16%) UI Developer
7 41 (6.98%) SEO Manager
8 33 (5.62%) HTML Developer
9 28 (4.77%) HTML CSS Developer
10 27 (4.60%) Designer
11 26 (4.43%) Account Manager
11 26 (4.43%) Analyst
11 26 (4.43%) Marketing Manager
11 26 (4.43%) PPC Manager
12 19 (3.24%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 19 (3.24%) Senior Developer
12 19 (3.24%) SEO Executive
12 19 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (3.07%) .NET Developer
13 18 (3.07%) SEO Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (49.74%) HTML
2 267 (45.49%) CSS
3 153 (26.06%) HTML5
4 134 (22.83%) CSS3
5 107 (18.23%) Sass
6 92 (15.67%) jQuery
7 90 (15.33%) AngularJS
8 66 (11.24%) .NET
9 46 (7.84%) ASP.NET
10 41 (6.98%) Ajax
10 41 (6.98%) Node.js
11 40 (6.81%) LESS
12 35 (5.96%) XML
13 34 (5.79%) JSON
13 34 (5.79%) React
14 32 (5.45%) Backbone.js
15 27 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (4.26%) Handlebars
17 24 (4.09%) REST
17 24 (4.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 176 (29.98%) User Experience
2 112 (19.08%) Social Media
3 65 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (7.84%) Digital Media
5 31 (5.28%) Computer Science
6 27 (4.60%) W3C
7 23 (3.92%) Blog
8 21 (3.58%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.39%) Fintech
10 13 (2.21%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.87%) Copywriting
12 10 (1.70%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.70%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.53%) Graphic Design
14 8 (1.36%) Enterprise Cloud
14 8 (1.36%) Linked Data
14 8 (1.36%) Mathematics
15 6 (1.02%) Animation
15 6 (1.02%) Statistics
16 5 (0.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.24%) Linux
2 12 (2.04%) Windows
3 8 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.02%) Android
4 6 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.68%) Windows Server
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 7
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (36.80%) Analytics
2 152 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (25.04%) Web Development
4 134 (22.83%) E-Commerce
5 123 (20.95%) Digital Marketing
6 95 (16.18%) Pay per click
7 86 (14.65%) Front End Development
8 81 (13.80%) Content Management
9 80 (13.63%) Scrum
10 68 (11.58%) CRM
11 67 (11.41%) Responsive Web Design
12 59 (10.05%) OO
13 57 (9.71%) MVC
14 54 (9.20%) Web Design
15 45 (7.67%) B2B
15 45 (7.67%) Mobile First
16 43 (7.33%) Project Management
17 41 (6.98%) Time Management
18 40 (6.81%) Web Analytics
19 36 (6.13%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 235 (40.03%) JavaScript
2 68 (11.58%) PHP
3 50 (8.52%) Java
4 42 (7.16%) SQL
5 28 (4.77%) C#
6 16 (2.73%) Python
7 14 (2.39%) VB.NET
8 12 (2.04%) Perl
9 7 (1.19%) Ruby
10 6 (1.02%) Groovy
11 5 (0.85%) PHP 5
12 3 (0.51%) ECMAScript
12 3 (0.51%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.51%) VB
13 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.34%) ES6
13 2 (0.34%) R
13 2 (0.34%) Scala
13 2 (0.34%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 77 (13.12%) Degree
2 11 (1.87%) HND
3 10 (1.70%) MBA
4 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.68%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.51%) CITP
6 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB
8 1 (0.17%) MCSD
8 1 (0.17%) MOS
8 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.21%) QA
2 11 (1.87%) WCAG
3 4 (0.68%) WAI
4 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (2.73%) Docker
2 5 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.68%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.51%) vSphere
5 1 (0.17%) HDFS
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (2.39%) Puppet
2 11 (1.87%) Ansible
2 11 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.53%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 119 (20.27%) Google
2 77 (13.12%) Microsoft
3 64 (10.90%) Adobe
4 31 (5.28%) Facebook
5 28 (4.77%) Twitter
6 20 (3.41%) EPiServer
7 16 (2.73%) Apigee
7 16 (2.73%) Mashery
8 15 (2.56%) VMware
9 14 (2.39%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.70%) DoubleClick
10 10 (1.70%) Rackspace
11 9 (1.53%) Omniture
11 9 (1.53%) Optimizely
12 8 (1.36%) MuleSoft
13 6 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.68%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.68%) Ektron
14 4 (0.68%) Oracle
15 3 (0.51%) hybris
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits (e.g. pension, generous h
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits (e.g. pension, ge
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
JWResource
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
West 1 Recruiters
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 22 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + Benefits (including Stock Options)
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
greywood
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Stock options + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Crew
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago