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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 170 144 107
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -37
Permanent jobs citing SEO 44 71 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.93% 1.46% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.71% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 48 57
Average salary £28,500 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.06% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £20,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
4208 4162 3033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.51% 85.43% 85.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3361 3310 2309
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +2 42 £28,500 -18.57% 8
Halifax -5 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Bradford -26 1 £21,500 +7.50%
SEO
Yorkshire

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 59 (57.28%) Marketing
2 55 (53.40%) Social Media
3 46 (44.66%) Google
4 33 (32.04%) Pay per click
5 30 (29.13%) HTML
6 28 (27.18%) CSS
6 28 (27.18%) Digital Marketing
7 25 (24.27%) JavaScript
8 24 (23.30%) Project Management
9 23 (22.33%) Analytics
10 22 (21.36%) E-Commerce
10 22 (21.36%) jQuery
11 19 (18.45%) HTML5
11 19 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (17.48%) CSS3
13 16 (15.53%) Google Analytics
13 16 (15.53%) PHP
14 15 (14.56%) CMS
15 14 (13.59%) MySQL
16 13 (12.62%) Web Development
17 12 (11.65%) Online Marketing
18 11 (10.68%) Degree
18 11 (10.68%) Photoshop
18 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
19 10 (9.71%) MS Office
20 9 (8.74%) Blog
20 9 (8.74%) Time Management
20 9 (8.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 8 (7.77%) Android Development
21 8 (7.77%) iOS Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 15 (14.56%) CMS
2 8 (7.77%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.85%) WordPress
4 4 (3.88%) Drupal
5 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.94%) DNN
6 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Photoshop
2 10 (9.71%) MS Office
3 8 (7.77%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.77%) Fireworks
4 4 (3.88%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.94%) SPSS
7 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Magento
2 1 (0.97%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.53%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.88%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) DNS
2 5 (4.85%) Internet
3 2 (1.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) MySQL
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.91%) JUnit
3 2 (1.94%) Subversion
4 1 (0.97%) Grunt
4 1 (0.97%) gulp
General
1 59 (57.28%) Marketing
2 8 (7.77%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Advertising
3 6 (5.83%) Games
4 4 (3.88%) Electronics
4 4 (3.88%) French Language
4 4 (3.88%) German Language
4 4 (3.88%) Italian Language
4 4 (3.88%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.97%) Publishing
5 1 (0.97%) Automotive
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (24.27%) Developer
2 20 (19.42%) SEO Executive
3 13 (12.62%) Web Developer
4 10 (9.71%) Junior
4 10 (9.71%) Junior Developer
5 9 (8.74%) PPC Specialist
5 9 (8.74%) PPC Manager
5 9 (8.74%) PPC Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) PPC Executive
6 8 (7.77%) SEO Consultant
6 8 (7.77%) Junior Web Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Consultant
6 8 (7.77%) Account Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Designer
8 5 (4.85%) SEO Account Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) SEO Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.13%) HTML
2 28 (27.18%) CSS
3 22 (21.36%) jQuery
4 19 (18.45%) HTML5
5 18 (17.48%) CSS3
6 9 (8.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (6.80%) .NET
8 4 (3.88%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (2.91%) Spring
9 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.91%) Grails
9 3 (2.91%) JPA
10 2 (1.94%) PhoneGap
10 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.94%) XML
10 2 (1.94%) Zend Framework
11 1 (0.97%) JSON
11 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (53.40%) Social Media
2 19 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.74%) Blog
4 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.83%) User Experience
5 4 (3.88%) Copywriting
6 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.94%) New Media
7 2 (1.94%) W3C
8 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Linux
1 8 (7.77%) Android
1 8 (7.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.04%) Pay per click
2 28 (27.18%) Digital Marketing
3 24 (23.30%) Project Management
4 23 (22.33%) Analytics
5 22 (21.36%) E-Commerce
6 13 (12.62%) Web Development
7 12 (11.65%) Online Marketing
8 9 (8.74%) Time Management
9 8 (7.77%) Web Analytics
9 8 (7.77%) Web Design
9 8 (7.77%) Android Development
9 8 (7.77%) iOS Development
10 7 (6.80%) Open Source
11 6 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.83%) Content Management
12 5 (4.85%) Market Research
12 5 (4.85%) Competitor Analysis
12 5 (4.85%) Web Marketing
13 3 (2.91%) BDD
13 3 (2.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.27%) JavaScript
2 16 (15.53%) PHP
3 5 (4.85%) Java
4 4 (3.88%) Ruby
5 2 (1.94%) C#
5 2 (1.94%) SQL
6 1 (0.97%) VBA
6 1 (0.97%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) WCAG
1 2 (1.94%) WAI
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) Plesk
1 8 (7.77%) cPanel
1 8 (7.77%) Webmin
2 2 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 46 (44.66%) Google
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.83%) Adobe
4 4 (3.88%) Facebook
5 2 (1.94%) Twitter
5 2 (1.94%) ATG
5 2 (1.94%) OpenText
5 2 (1.94%) RedDot
5 2 (1.94%) Zend
5 2 (1.94%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.94%) Confirmit
5 2 (1.94%) hybris
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle
5 2 (1.94%) IBM
5 2 (1.94%) Endeca
5 2 (1.94%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.97%) Capita
6 1 (0.97%) Omniture
6 1 (0.97%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.97%) Remedy
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology
Salary: Highly competitive plus excellent benefits and free Sky package
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Highly competitive plus excellent benefits and free Sky package!!
Posted: 21 days ago