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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 297 250 241
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -9
Permanent jobs citing SEO 415 553 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.94% 1.14% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.35% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 308 382 370
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £61,750 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
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
37901 40977 37231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.41% 84.72% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 31783 34009 30762
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 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 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 29 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 +35 128 £42,500 -5.55% 23
Twickenham - 5 £37,000 -
Croydon +2 4 £44,000 +3.52%
Teddington -7 4 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Uxbridge - 4 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -13 2 £37,500 -11.76%
Beckenham - 1 £42,000 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 459 (58.25%) Marketing
2 428 (54.31%) HTML
3 378 (47.97%) Analytics
4 355 (45.05%) CSS
5 298 (37.82%) JavaScript
6 266 (33.76%) Social Media
7 223 (28.30%) Digital Marketing
8 219 (27.79%) Google
9 212 (26.90%) Pay per click
10 189 (23.98%) jQuery
11 183 (23.22%) HTML5
12 175 (22.21%) Google Analytics
13 174 (22.08%) CSS3
14 163 (20.69%) CMS
15 161 (20.43%) E-Commerce
16 160 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
17 150 (19.04%) Degree
18 141 (17.89%) PHP
18 141 (17.89%) User Experience
19 121 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
20 114 (14.47%) Photoshop
21 112 (14.21%) SQL
22 108 (13.71%) Responsive Web Design
23 101 (12.82%) Web Analytics
24 93 (11.80%) Content Management
25 88 (11.17%) Retail
26 87 (11.04%) .NET
27 86 (10.91%) Advertising
28 82 (10.41%) Ajax
29 80 (10.15%) Finance

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 163 (20.69%) CMS
2 71 (9.01%) WordPress
3 27 (3.43%) Sitecore CMS
3 27 (3.43%) Node.js
4 21 (2.66%) Umbraco
5 20 (2.54%) Drupal
6 19 (2.41%) Kentico
7 18 (2.28%) SAS
8 10 (1.27%) DNN
8 10 (1.27%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.27%) Immediacy CMS
9 9 (1.14%) Sitefinity
9 9 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (1.02%) nginx
10 8 (1.02%) IIS
11 7 (0.89%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.89%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.89%) Confluence
12 5 (0.63%) Apache
13 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 114 (14.47%) Photoshop
2 49 (6.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (4.06%) MS Excel
4 24 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (2.28%) MS Office
6 16 (2.03%) SPSS
6 16 (2.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (1.90%) InDesign
8 9 (1.14%) Fireworks
9 6 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.38%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (5.33%) Magento
2 16 (2.03%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.38%) Bond Adapt
4 2 (0.25%) Tridion
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.13%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 175 (22.21%) Google Analytics
2 29 (3.68%) SaaS
3 21 (2.66%) Adobe Analytics
4 19 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.63%) GitHub
6 4 (0.51%) PaaS
7 3 (0.38%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.82%) Internet
2 13 (1.65%) HTTP
3 10 (1.27%) FTP
4 8 (1.02%) Intranet
5 4 (0.51%) DNS
6 3 (0.38%) SSL
6 3 (0.38%) Skype
7 2 (0.25%) Wireless
7 2 (0.25%) SSH
8 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.13%) SMS
8 1 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.38%) MySQL
2 32 (4.06%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.52%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.89%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.51%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.38%) RavenDB
8 3 (0.38%) Big Data
9 2 (0.25%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.13%) QlikView
10 1 (0.13%) MS Access
10 1 (0.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 78 (9.90%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.44%) Subversion
3 21 (2.66%) Dreamweaver
4 18 (2.28%) Visual Studio
5 13 (1.65%) Bitbucket
5 13 (1.65%) Grunt
6 12 (1.52%) Mercurial
7 11 (1.40%) Axure RP
8 8 (1.02%) JIRA
9 7 (0.89%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.63%) Mocha
11 4 (0.51%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.51%) Selenium
11 4 (0.51%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.38%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (0.38%) gulp
12 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.25%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.25%) QUnit
General
1 459 (58.25%) Marketing
2 88 (11.17%) Retail
3 86 (10.91%) Advertising
4 80 (10.15%) Finance
5 41 (5.20%) Publishing
6 22 (2.79%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.78%) German Language
8 13 (1.65%) Banking
9 11 (1.40%) Automotive
9 11 (1.40%) Law
9 11 (1.40%) Legal
9 11 (1.40%) French Language
10 9 (1.14%) Games
10 9 (1.14%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.51%) Swedish Language
11 4 (0.51%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.38%) Billing
13 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.25%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 262 (33.25%) Developer
2 112 (14.21%) Front-End Developer
3 75 (9.52%) Web Developer
4 59 (7.49%) Marketing Manager
5 48 (6.09%) Analyst
6 45 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 33 (4.19%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 30 (3.81%) .NET Developer
9 29 (3.68%) SEO Manager
9 29 (3.68%) Marketing Executive
10 28 (3.55%) Front-End Web Developer
10 28 (3.55%) Senior Manager
11 27 (3.43%) Consultant
11 27 (3.43%) Account Manager
12 24 (3.05%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 24 (3.05%) PPC Specialist
12 24 (3.05%) PPC Manager
12 24 (3.05%) PPC Analyst
12 24 (3.05%) PPC Executive
13 21 (2.66%) Digital Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (54.31%) HTML
2 355 (45.05%) CSS
3 189 (23.98%) jQuery
4 183 (23.22%) HTML5
5 174 (22.08%) CSS3
6 87 (11.04%) .NET
7 82 (10.41%) Ajax
8 78 (9.90%) AngularJS
9 70 (8.88%) Sass
10 50 (6.35%) ASP.NET
11 46 (5.84%) Web Services
12 45 (5.71%) Backbone.js
12 45 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 41 (5.20%) XHTML
14 36 (4.57%) LESS
15 33 (4.19%) Django
16 32 (4.06%) XML
17 30 (3.81%) Ember.js
18 27 (3.43%) React
19 22 (2.79%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 266 (33.76%) Social Media
2 160 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
3 141 (17.89%) User Experience
4 48 (6.09%) Digital Media
5 43 (5.46%) W3C
6 39 (4.95%) Statistics
7 34 (4.31%) Mobile App
8 33 (4.19%) Copywriting
8 33 (4.19%) Blog
9 31 (3.93%) Computer Science
10 20 (2.54%) Visualisation
11 15 (1.90%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.90%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.65%) Graphic Design
13 10 (1.27%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
15 7 (0.89%) SWIFT
15 7 (0.89%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.89%) Social Network
16 5 (0.63%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 36 (4.57%) Linux
2 18 (2.28%) Android
2 18 (2.28%) Apple iOS
3 14 (1.78%) Mac OS X
4 10 (1.27%) Windows
5 3 (0.38%) UNIX
6 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (47.97%) Analytics
2 223 (28.30%) Digital Marketing
3 212 (26.90%) Pay per click
4 161 (20.43%) E-Commerce
5 121 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (13.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 101 (12.82%) Web Analytics
8 93 (11.80%) Content Management
9 76 (9.64%) Web Development
9 76 (9.64%) MVC
10 75 (9.52%) Online Marketing
11 74 (9.39%) TDD
12 72 (9.14%) Project Management
13 65 (8.25%) CRM
14 61 (7.74%) OO
15 59 (7.49%) Scrum
16 52 (6.60%) Unit Testing
17 50 (6.35%) Email Marketing
18 47 (5.96%) Open Source
19 44 (5.58%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 298 (37.82%) JavaScript
2 141 (17.89%) PHP
3 112 (14.21%) SQL
4 51 (6.47%) Java
5 49 (6.22%) C#
6 38 (4.82%) Python
7 27 (3.43%) PHP5
8 23 (2.92%) Ruby
9 22 (2.79%) Scala
10 17 (2.16%) R
11 16 (2.03%) VBA
12 14 (1.78%) C
13 10 (1.27%) Go
13 10 (1.27%) Clojure
14 3 (0.38%) Perl
15 2 (0.25%) C++
15 2 (0.25%) VBScript
15 2 (0.25%) Groovy
16 1 (0.13%) VB
16 1 (0.13%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 150 (19.04%) Degree
2 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.05%) QA
2 20 (2.54%) WCAG
3 4 (0.51%) GCP
4 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.38%) WAI
5 2 (0.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (1.78%) TeamSite
2 3 (0.38%) Plesk
2 3 (0.38%) cPanel
3 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 219 (27.79%) Google
2 74 (9.39%) Adobe
3 45 (5.71%) Facebook
4 40 (5.08%) Microsoft
5 28 (3.55%) Sitecore
6 24 (3.05%) Twitter
7 23 (2.92%) Oracle
8 21 (2.66%) Omniture
9 16 (2.03%) IBM
9 16 (2.03%) Cognizant
9 16 (2.03%) Tableau
10 14 (1.78%) Interwoven
11 13 (1.65%) hybris
11 13 (1.65%) Apigee
11 13 (1.65%) Mashery
12 12 (1.52%) FatWire
12 12 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.27%) Zend
13 10 (1.27%) Yahoo!
14 8 (1.02%) Apple
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + 10% bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum to £85K + bonus, full bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £2000 - £3000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zebra People
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + pensions, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dixons Carphone
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Infotec Resources
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago