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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 169 156 110
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -46
Permanent jobs citing SEO 35 43 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.72% 0.95% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.15% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 71
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +7.25%
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
4244 3737 3109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 87.02% 82.77% 80.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3400 2954 2509
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 March 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 March 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 +13 32 £24,750 -17.50% 8
SEO
Yorkshire

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (56.76%) Marketing
2 32 (43.24%) Pay per click
3 31 (41.89%) Google
4 29 (39.19%) Analytics
5 25 (33.78%) Social Media
6 20 (27.03%) Google Analytics
6 20 (27.03%) HTML
7 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
7 19 (25.68%) CSS
8 18 (24.32%) Digital Marketing
9 16 (21.62%) jQuery
9 16 (21.62%) Web Analytics
10 15 (20.27%) Advertising
11 13 (17.57%) E-Commerce
11 13 (17.57%) Project Management
11 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (16.22%) Time Management
12 12 (16.22%) CMS
13 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
13 11 (14.86%) HTML5
14 10 (13.51%) VCP4
14 10 (13.51%) CSS3
14 10 (13.51%) PHP
14 10 (13.51%) Web Development
15 9 (12.16%) MySQL
16 8 (10.81%) .NET
16 8 (10.81%) Finance
16 8 (10.81%) Content Management
16 8 (10.81%) Umbraco
17 7 (9.46%) Drupal

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 12 (16.22%) CMS
2 8 (10.81%) Umbraco
3 7 (9.46%) Drupal
4 3 (4.05%) WordPress
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Office
2 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Google Analytics
2 7 (9.46%) WebTrends
3 6 (8.11%) Magento
4 3 (4.05%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.35%) WAN
2 1 (1.35%) DHCP
2 1 (1.35%) FTP
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) DNS
2 1 (1.35%) SSL
2 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) MySQL
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) Grunt
General
1 42 (56.76%) Marketing
2 15 (20.27%) Advertising
3 8 (10.81%) Finance
4 3 (4.05%) Publishing
4 3 (4.05%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) French Language
5 1 (1.35%) German Language
5 1 (1.35%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Developer
2 8 (10.81%) Web Developer
2 8 (10.81%) Consultant
2 8 (10.81%) SEO Consultant
2 8 (10.81%) SEO Executive
3 7 (9.46%) PPC Specialist
3 7 (9.46%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (9.46%) Web Manager
3 7 (9.46%) PPC Manager
3 7 (9.46%) PPC Analyst
3 7 (9.46%) PPC Executive
4 6 (8.11%) Account Manager
5 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.41%) SEO Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Digital Account Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Junior Developer
6 3 (4.05%) PHP Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Junior
7 2 (2.70%) Development Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) HTML
2 19 (25.68%) CSS
3 16 (21.62%) jQuery
4 11 (14.86%) HTML5
5 10 (13.51%) CSS3
6 8 (10.81%) .NET
7 5 (6.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (6.76%) XML
8 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (4.05%) Ajax
9 3 (4.05%) WCF
9 3 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.70%) JSON
11 1 (1.35%) CodeIgniter
11 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.35%) Java EE
11 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.35%) Flash
11 1 (1.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.78%) Social Media
2 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.76%) User Experience
4 3 (4.05%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.70%) Open Source
5 2 (2.70%) Blog
6 1 (1.35%) FMCG
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) W3C
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) BBC
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Windows
1 1 (1.35%) Linux
1 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) Pay per click
2 29 (39.19%) Analytics
3 18 (24.32%) Digital Marketing
4 16 (21.62%) Web Analytics
5 13 (17.57%) E-Commerce
5 13 (17.57%) Project Management
6 12 (16.22%) Time Management
7 10 (13.51%) Web Development
8 8 (10.81%) Content Management
9 7 (9.46%) Competitor Analysis
10 6 (8.11%) MVC
10 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.11%) Web Marketing
11 5 (6.76%) Web Design
11 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (6.76%) Online Marketing
11 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.05%) Campaign Management
12 3 (4.05%) Business Development
13 2 (2.70%) Internet Marketing
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
2 10 (13.51%) PHP
3 7 (9.46%) SQL
4 6 (8.11%) C#
5 5 (6.76%) Ruby
6 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.70%) X++
7 2 (2.70%) PHP5
8 1 (1.35%) Java
8 1 (1.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) VCP4
2 2 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) WCAG
1 1 (1.35%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (41.89%) Google
2 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) Facebook
3 4 (5.41%) Yahoo!
4 3 (4.05%) Twitter
4 3 (4.05%) Adobe
5 1 (1.35%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) Dell
5 1 (1.35%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.35%) BT
5 1 (1.35%) Open Text
5 1 (1.35%) RedDot
5 1 (1.35%) VMware
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco
5 1 (1.35%) Zend
5 1 (1.35%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.35%) Confirmit
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