The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 143 166 96
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -70
Permanent jobs citing SEO 53 50 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.19% 1.01% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.19% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 67
Average salary £26,500 £28,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.82% +2.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £24,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £36,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
SEO
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3866 4212 3023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.55% 85.13% 81.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2997 3426 2353
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SEO
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the West Yorkshire region.

SEO Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

SEO
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

SEO
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Leeds +25 43 £24,250 -6.73% 4
Huddersfield +2 8 - -
SEO
Yorkshire

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 42 (53.85%) Marketing
2 41 (52.56%) Social Media
3 36 (46.15%) Google
4 31 (39.74%) Pay per click
5 30 (38.46%) HTML
6 27 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 27 (34.62%) CSS
7 24 (30.77%) Project Management
7 24 (30.77%) jQuery
8 22 (28.21%) Digital Marketing
9 20 (25.64%) E-Commerce
9 20 (25.64%) HTML5
10 19 (24.36%) CSS3
11 18 (23.08%) PHP
12 16 (20.51%) MySQL
12 16 (20.51%) Analytics
13 12 (15.38%) Web Development
14 11 (14.10%) CMS
15 10 (12.82%) Photoshop
15 10 (12.82%) Google Analytics
15 10 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (11.54%) Umbraco
16 9 (11.54%) Advertising
17 8 (10.26%) Fireworks
17 8 (10.26%) DNS
17 8 (10.26%) Linux
17 8 (10.26%) Apple iOS
17 8 (10.26%) Time Management
17 8 (10.26%) Android
17 8 (10.26%) Plesk

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 11 (14.10%) CMS
2 9 (11.54%) Umbraco
3 5 (6.41%) Drupal
4 4 (5.13%) WordPress
5 2 (2.56%) DNN
6 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Photoshop
2 8 (10.26%) Fireworks
3 7 (8.97%) MS Office
4 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 3 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (2.56%) SPSS
6 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Google Analytics
2 5 (6.41%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) DNS
2 5 (6.41%) Internet
3 2 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) MySQL
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) Grunt
General
1 42 (53.85%) Marketing
2 9 (11.54%) Advertising
3 5 (6.41%) Finance
4 4 (5.13%) Electronics
4 4 (5.13%) French Language
4 4 (5.13%) German Language
4 4 (5.13%) Italian Language
4 4 (5.13%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Games
6 1 (1.28%) Automotive
6 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Developer
2 17 (21.79%) SEO Executive
3 14 (17.95%) Web Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Junior Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Junior
4 10 (12.82%) PPC Specialist
4 10 (12.82%) PPC Executive
4 10 (12.82%) PPC Manager
4 10 (12.82%) PPC Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) SEO Consultant
5 9 (11.54%) Consultant
6 8 (10.26%) Junior Web Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Designer
9 4 (5.13%) Account Manager
9 4 (5.13%) PHP Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Copywriter
10 3 (3.85%) SEO Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Digital Designer
10 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.46%) HTML
2 27 (34.62%) CSS
3 24 (30.77%) jQuery
4 20 (25.64%) HTML5
5 19 (24.36%) CSS3
6 10 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (8.97%) .NET
8 5 (6.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.56%) PhoneGap
10 2 (2.56%) JSON
10 2 (2.56%) Zend Framework
11 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.28%) Sass
11 1 (1.28%) Flash
11 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (52.56%) Social Media
2 6 (7.69%) User Experience
2 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Open Source
3 4 (5.13%) Copywriting
4 3 (3.85%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.56%) W3C
6 1 (1.28%) FMCG
6 1 (1.28%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Linux
1 8 (10.26%) Apple iOS
1 8 (10.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Pay per click
2 24 (30.77%) Project Management
3 22 (28.21%) Digital Marketing
4 20 (25.64%) E-Commerce
5 16 (20.51%) Analytics
6 12 (15.38%) Web Development
7 8 (10.26%) Time Management
7 8 (10.26%) Android Development
7 8 (10.26%) iOS Development
8 7 (8.97%) Web Design
9 6 (7.69%) Online Marketing
9 6 (7.69%) Competitor Analysis
10 5 (6.41%) Web Marketing
10 5 (6.41%) Market Research
11 4 (5.13%) Content Management
11 4 (5.13%) Web Analytics
12 3 (3.85%) Business Development
13 2 (2.56%) Mobile Development
13 2 (2.56%) OOP
13 2 (2.56%) Internet Marketing
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 18 (23.08%) PHP
3 5 (6.41%) Ruby
4 2 (2.56%) C#
4 2 (2.56%) SQL
4 2 (2.56%) PHP5
5 1 (1.28%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.28%) Degree
1 1 (1.28%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) WCAG
1 2 (2.56%) WAI
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Plesk
1 8 (10.26%) cPanel
1 8 (10.26%) Webmin
Vendors
1 36 (46.15%) Google
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) Facebook
3 5 (6.41%) Adobe
4 4 (5.13%) Yahoo!
5 3 (3.85%) Twitter
6 2 (2.56%) OpenText
6 2 (2.56%) RedDot
6 2 (2.56%) Confirmit
6 2 (2.56%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.56%) Zend
7 1 (1.28%) Omniture
7 1 (1.28%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.28%) Remedy
7 1 (1.28%) PayPal
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Welford Media
Posted: 25 days ago