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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 194 190 168
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Permanent jobs citing SEO 27 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.62% 0.54% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.61% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 21
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
3858 4279 3733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.30% 88.19% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3227 3468 2873
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +7 27 £35,000 +27.27% 6
SEO
Yorkshire

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 71 (66.98%) Marketing
2 55 (51.89%) HTML
2 55 (51.89%) CSS
3 49 (46.23%) Analytics
4 41 (38.68%) JavaScript
5 39 (36.79%) Google
6 34 (32.08%) Social Media
6 34 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (31.13%) Google Analytics
7 33 (31.13%) E-Commerce
8 32 (30.19%) HTML5
9 27 (25.47%) PHP
10 23 (21.70%) WordPress
11 21 (19.81%) Pay per click
11 21 (19.81%) MySQL
12 20 (18.87%) CMS
12 20 (18.87%) jQuery
13 19 (17.92%) Digital Marketing
13 19 (17.92%) Adobe
13 19 (17.92%) Sass
14 17 (16.04%) Magento
14 17 (16.04%) Git (software)
14 17 (16.04%) XHTML
14 17 (16.04%) AdWords
15 16 (15.09%) LESS
15 16 (15.09%) User Experience
15 16 (15.09%) Grunt
15 16 (15.09%) Online Marketing
16 15 (14.15%) Copywriting
16 15 (14.15%) Blog

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (21.70%) WordPress
2 20 (18.87%) CMS
3 3 (2.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (14.15%) MS Office
2 13 (12.26%) Photoshop
2 13 (12.26%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (10.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (8.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (8.49%) Fireworks
5 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
6 3 (2.83%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 17 (16.04%) Magento
2 5 (4.72%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.94%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (31.13%) Google Analytics
2 17 (16.04%) AdWords
3 3 (2.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.21%) Internet
2 4 (3.77%) FTP
2 4 (3.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (16.04%) Git (software)
2 16 (15.09%) Grunt
3 14 (13.21%) Vagrant
4 6 (5.66%) Subversion
5 2 (1.89%) gulp
General
1 71 (66.98%) Marketing
2 9 (8.49%) Advertising
2 9 (8.49%) Finance
3 7 (6.60%) Brand Awareness
3 7 (6.60%) Publishing
4 5 (4.72%) Banking
4 5 (4.72%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.72%) Retail
5 3 (2.83%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (27.36%) Developer
2 21 (19.81%) HTML CSS Developer
2 21 (19.81%) HTML Developer
3 20 (18.87%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (16.98%) SEO Manager
4 18 (16.98%) Web Developer
5 16 (15.09%) PHP Developer
6 14 (13.21%) PHP Web Developer
7 13 (12.26%) MySQL Developer
7 13 (12.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 13 (12.26%) SEO Strategist
8 12 (11.32%) Campaign Manager
8 12 (11.32%) Content Strategist
9 11 (10.38%) Account Manager
9 11 (10.38%) Marketing Manager
9 11 (10.38%) SEO Executive
10 9 (8.49%) Senior Manager
11 8 (7.55%) SEO Account Manager
11 8 (7.55%) Technical Account Manager
11 8 (7.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (51.89%) CSS
1 55 (51.89%) HTML
2 32 (30.19%) HTML5
3 20 (18.87%) jQuery
4 19 (17.92%) Sass
5 17 (16.04%) XHTML
6 16 (15.09%) LESS
7 14 (13.21%) .NET
8 12 (11.32%) Flash
9 11 (10.38%) CSS3
10 7 (6.60%) XML
11 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.77%) Ajax
12 4 (3.77%) mod_rewrite
12 4 (3.77%) MooTools
13 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
13 3 (2.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
1 34 (32.08%) Social Media
2 16 (15.09%) User Experience
3 15 (14.15%) Blog
3 15 (14.15%) Copywriting
4 8 (7.55%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.72%) Fintech
5 5 (4.72%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (3.77%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.83%) Animation
8 2 (1.89%) FMCG
8 2 (1.89%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.77%) Linux
2 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (46.23%) Analytics
2 33 (31.13%) E-Commerce
3 21 (19.81%) Pay per click
4 19 (17.92%) Digital Marketing
5 16 (15.09%) Online Marketing
6 15 (14.15%) Web Development
7 14 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (11.32%) Mentoring
9 11 (10.38%) Web Analytics
9 11 (10.38%) Web Design
10 10 (9.43%) Front End Development
11 8 (7.55%) Scrum
11 8 (7.55%) Search Engine Marketing
12 7 (6.60%) Marketing Strategy
12 7 (6.60%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (6.60%) Website Architecture
13 6 (5.66%) Content Management
13 6 (5.66%) Link Building
13 6 (5.66%) Migration
13 6 (5.66%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 41 (38.68%) JavaScript
2 27 (25.47%) PHP
3 5 (4.72%) C#
4 4 (3.77%) ActionScript
4 4 (3.77%) C++
4 4 (3.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 39 (36.79%) Google
2 19 (17.92%) Adobe
3 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.83%) Facebook
4 3 (2.83%) Progress
4 3 (2.83%) Twitter
5 1 (0.94%) SAP
5 1 (0.94%) Yahoo!
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