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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 174 146 117
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -29
Permanent jobs citing SEO 32 75 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.69% 1.53% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.78% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23 38 50
Average salary £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.77% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £45,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4052 4218 2917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 87.65% 85.94% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3212 3368 2237
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 £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 July 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 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
Leeds -14 30 £26,000 -22.96% 5
Halifax +1 1 £45,000 +28.57%
SEO
Yorkshire

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 50 (54.35%) Marketing
1 50 (54.35%) Social Media
2 42 (45.65%) Google
3 35 (38.04%) Pay per click
4 30 (32.61%) HTML
5 27 (29.35%) JavaScript
5 27 (29.35%) CSS
6 26 (28.26%) Project Management
6 26 (28.26%) Digital Marketing
7 24 (26.09%) jQuery
8 22 (23.91%) E-Commerce
9 20 (21.74%) HTML5
10 19 (20.65%) CSS3
11 18 (19.57%) PHP
12 17 (18.48%) Analytics
13 16 (17.39%) MySQL
14 14 (15.22%) CMS
15 13 (14.13%) Web Development
16 12 (13.04%) Google Analytics
17 11 (11.96%) Time Management
18 10 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (10.87%) Photoshop
19 9 (9.78%) Online Marketing
19 9 (9.78%) Umbraco
19 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
20 8 (8.70%) cPanel
20 8 (8.70%) Webmin
20 8 (8.70%) Android Development
20 8 (8.70%) iOS Development
20 8 (8.70%) Apple iOS

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 14 (15.22%) CMS
2 9 (9.78%) Umbraco
3 5 (5.43%) Drupal
4 4 (4.35%) WordPress
5 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.17%) DNN
6 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Photoshop
2 8 (8.70%) Fireworks
3 7 (7.61%) MS Office
4 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
5 3 (3.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (2.17%) SPSS
7 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Google Analytics
2 5 (5.43%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) DNS
2 5 (5.43%) Internet
3 2 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) MySQL
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (1.09%) Grunt
3 1 (1.09%) gulp
General
1 50 (54.35%) Marketing
2 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Advertising
3 4 (4.35%) French Language
3 4 (4.35%) German Language
3 4 (4.35%) Italian Language
3 4 (4.35%) Spanish Language
3 4 (4.35%) Electronics
4 2 (2.17%) Games
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Developer
2 20 (21.74%) SEO Executive
3 14 (15.22%) Web Developer
4 11 (11.96%) PPC Specialist
4 11 (11.96%) PPC Manager
4 11 (11.96%) PPC Analyst
4 11 (11.96%) PPC Executive
5 10 (10.87%) Junior
5 10 (10.87%) Junior Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Junior Web Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Consultant
6 8 (8.70%) SEO Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Account Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Digital Project Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Designer
9 4 (4.35%) SEO Manager
9 4 (4.35%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Copywriter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.61%) HTML
2 27 (29.35%) CSS
3 24 (26.09%) jQuery
4 20 (21.74%) HTML5
5 19 (20.65%) CSS3
6 10 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (7.61%) .NET
8 5 (5.43%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.17%) XML
10 2 (2.17%) JSON
10 2 (2.17%) Zend Framework
10 2 (2.17%) PhoneGap
11 1 (1.09%) Sass
11 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (54.35%) Social Media
2 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.43%) User Experience
3 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.35%) Copywriting
5 3 (3.26%) Blog
5 3 (3.26%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.17%) W3C
6 2 (2.17%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Linux
1 8 (8.70%) Android
1 8 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.04%) Pay per click
2 26 (28.26%) Digital Marketing
2 26 (28.26%) Project Management
3 22 (23.91%) E-Commerce
4 17 (18.48%) Analytics
5 13 (14.13%) Web Development
6 11 (11.96%) Time Management
7 9 (9.78%) Online Marketing
8 8 (8.70%) Web Design
8 8 (8.70%) Android Development
8 8 (8.70%) iOS Development
9 7 (7.61%) Competitor Analysis
9 7 (7.61%) Web Marketing
10 5 (5.43%) Market Research
10 5 (5.43%) Web Analytics
11 4 (4.35%) Content Management
11 4 (4.35%) Open Source
12 3 (3.26%) Business Development
12 3 (3.26%) Project Planning
12 3 (3.26%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.35%) JavaScript
2 18 (19.57%) PHP
3 5 (5.43%) Ruby
4 2 (2.17%) PHP5
4 2 (2.17%) C#
4 2 (2.17%) Java
4 2 (2.17%) SQL
5 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) WCAG
1 2 (2.17%) WAI
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Plesk
1 8 (8.70%) cPanel
1 8 (8.70%) Webmin
2 1 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 42 (45.65%) Google
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) Adobe
3 5 (5.43%) Facebook
4 4 (4.35%) Yahoo!
5 3 (3.26%) Twitter
6 2 (2.17%) Endeca
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle
6 2 (2.17%) IBM
6 2 (2.17%) Zend
6 2 (2.17%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.17%) Confirmit
6 2 (2.17%) hybris
6 2 (2.17%) ATG
6 2 (2.17%) OpenText
6 2 (2.17%) RedDot
7 1 (1.09%) Capita
7 1 (1.09%) Omniture
7 1 (1.09%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.09%) Remedy
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Premier Farnell
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + cool working enviroment
Posted: 10 days ago