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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 138 146 101
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -45
Permanent jobs citing SEO 57 59 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.22% 1.18% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.39% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 70
Average salary £26,750 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.83% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
4069 4237 3057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.78% 84.93% 81.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3139 3415 2407
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 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 6 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 +19 46 £26,000 - 3
Huddersfield +7 8 - -
SEO
Yorkshire

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 47 (54.65%) Marketing
2 40 (46.51%) Social Media
3 39 (45.35%) Google
4 33 (38.37%) HTML
5 31 (36.05%) Pay per click
6 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
7 28 (32.56%) CSS
8 24 (27.91%) Project Management
8 24 (27.91%) jQuery
8 24 (27.91%) Analytics
9 21 (24.42%) E-Commerce
10 20 (23.26%) HTML5
11 19 (22.09%) CSS3
11 19 (22.09%) Digital Marketing
12 18 (20.93%) PHP
13 16 (18.60%) MySQL
14 15 (17.44%) Google Analytics
15 14 (16.28%) Web Development
16 12 (13.95%) Advertising
17 11 (12.79%) CMS
17 11 (12.79%) Web Analytics
18 10 (11.63%) Time Management
18 10 (11.63%) Photoshop
18 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
18 10 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (10.47%) MS Office
19 9 (10.47%) Umbraco
20 8 (9.30%) Android
20 8 (9.30%) Plesk

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (12.79%) CMS
2 9 (10.47%) Umbraco
3 5 (5.81%) Drupal
4 4 (4.65%) WordPress
5 2 (2.33%) DNN
6 1 (1.16%) IIS
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Photoshop
2 9 (10.47%) MS Office
3 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 8 (9.30%) Fireworks
4 5 (5.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (2.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Magento
2 2 (2.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Google Analytics
2 5 (5.81%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) DNS
2 4 (4.65%) Internet
3 2 (2.33%) Intranet
4 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) MySQL
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.16%) Grunt
General
1 47 (54.65%) Marketing
2 12 (13.95%) Advertising
3 7 (8.14%) Finance
4 4 (4.65%) French Language
4 4 (4.65%) German Language
4 4 (4.65%) Italian Language
4 4 (4.65%) Spanish Language
4 4 (4.65%) Electronics
5 2 (2.33%) Games
5 2 (2.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Automotive
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) SEO Executive
3 14 (16.28%) Web Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Consultant
4 10 (11.63%) Junior
4 10 (11.63%) Junior Developer
4 10 (11.63%) SEO Consultant
5 8 (9.30%) Junior Web Developer
6 7 (8.14%) PPC Specialist
6 7 (8.14%) PPC Manager
6 7 (8.14%) PPC Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) PPC Executive
7 6 (6.98%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Account Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Designer
9 4 (4.65%) SEO Manager
9 4 (4.65%) Copywriter
9 4 (4.65%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Digital Designer
10 3 (3.49%) Digital Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (38.37%) HTML
2 28 (32.56%) CSS
3 24 (27.91%) jQuery
4 20 (23.26%) HTML5
5 19 (22.09%) CSS3
6 10 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (9.30%) .NET
8 5 (5.81%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (4.65%) XML
10 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.33%) JSON
11 2 (2.33%) Zend Framework
11 2 (2.33%) PhoneGap
12 1 (1.16%) Sass
12 1 (1.16%) Entity Framework
12 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.16%) Java EE
12 1 (1.16%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 40 (46.51%) Social Media
2 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.30%) User Experience
4 5 (5.81%) Open Source
5 4 (4.65%) Copywriting
5 4 (4.65%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.33%) Blog
6 2 (2.33%) W3C
7 1 (1.16%) FMCG
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Linux
1 8 (9.30%) Android
1 8 (9.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) Pay per click
2 24 (27.91%) Analytics
2 24 (27.91%) Project Management
3 21 (24.42%) E-Commerce
4 19 (22.09%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (16.28%) Web Development
6 11 (12.79%) Web Analytics
7 10 (11.63%) Time Management
8 8 (9.30%) Android Development
8 8 (9.30%) iOS Development
9 7 (8.14%) Online Marketing
9 7 (8.14%) Content Management
10 6 (6.98%) Competitor Analysis
11 5 (5.81%) Web Design
11 5 (5.81%) Web Marketing
12 4 (4.65%) Market Research
13 3 (3.49%) Business Development
14 2 (2.33%) Internet Marketing
14 2 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (2.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 18 (20.93%) PHP
3 5 (5.81%) Ruby
4 3 (3.49%) C#
4 3 (3.49%) SQL
5 2 (2.33%) PHP5
6 1 (1.16%) Java
6 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.16%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.16%) MBA
1 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) WCAG
1 2 (2.33%) WAI
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Plesk
1 8 (9.30%) cPanel
1 8 (9.30%) Webmin
Vendors
1 39 (45.35%) Google
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.98%) Facebook
4 5 (5.81%) Adobe
4 5 (5.81%) Yahoo!
5 4 (4.65%) Twitter
5 4 (4.65%) PayPal
6 2 (2.33%) Zend
6 2 (2.33%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.33%) Confirmit
6 2 (2.33%) OpenText
6 2 (2.33%) RedDot
7 1 (1.16%) Omniture
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle
7 1 (1.16%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.16%) Remedy
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