The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 135 104 104
Rank change year-on-year
-31 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 72 65 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.47% 1.82% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.19% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 48 57 61
Average salary £31,000 £27,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.72% -12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4058 2971 2829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.10% 83.27% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3219 2249 2348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SEO
Yorkshire

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 -35 49 £35,000 +20.68% 6
Bradford 0 7 £20,000 -11.11%
Wakefield - 5 £25,000 - 1
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £20,000 -
Bingley - 2 £38,750 -
Halifax -12 1 £40,000 +50.94%
Huddersfield - 1 £40,000 -
SEO
Yorkshire

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 98 (74.81%) Marketing
2 72 (54.96%) Analytics
3 68 (51.91%) Pay per click
3 68 (51.91%) HTML
4 58 (44.27%) CSS
5 47 (35.88%) Google
6 45 (34.35%) Digital Marketing
7 43 (32.82%) JavaScript
8 38 (29.01%) Social Media
9 37 (28.24%) Photoshop
10 27 (20.61%) PHP
10 27 (20.61%) Time Management
11 25 (19.08%) E-Commerce
12 24 (18.32%) MySQL
13 23 (17.56%) CMS
13 23 (17.56%) Competitor Analysis
13 23 (17.56%) HTML5
14 22 (16.79%) Web Analytics
15 20 (15.27%) B2B
15 20 (15.27%) Facebook
15 20 (15.27%) Twitter
16 19 (14.50%) Advertising
17 18 (13.74%) Publishing
17 18 (13.74%) Linux
17 18 (13.74%) Google Analytics
17 18 (13.74%) jQuery
18 17 (12.98%) Retail
18 17 (12.98%) B2C
19 16 (12.21%) MVC
19 16 (12.21%) WordPress

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (17.56%) CMS
2 16 (12.21%) WordPress
3 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.05%) Drupal
5 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.76%) Node.js
6 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 37 (28.24%) Photoshop
2 14 (10.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.53%) MS Office
4 1 (0.76%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (13.74%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.82%) Magento
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.76%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) Intranet
1 5 (3.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.32%) MySQL
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.76%) Redis
3 1 (0.76%) Big Data
3 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 15 (11.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.58%) Subversion
3 2 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.76%) Hudson
4 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
General
1 98 (74.81%) Marketing
2 19 (14.50%) Advertising
3 18 (13.74%) Publishing
4 17 (12.98%) Retail
5 9 (6.87%) Finance
6 6 (4.58%) Legal
7 5 (3.82%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.76%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.76%) French Language
8 1 (0.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (27.48%) Developer
2 18 (13.74%) PPC Specialist
2 18 (13.74%) PPC Manager
2 18 (13.74%) PPC Analyst
2 18 (13.74%) PPC Executive
3 15 (11.45%) Web Developer
4 11 (8.40%) Web Designer
4 11 (8.40%) Designer
5 9 (6.87%) PHP Developer
5 9 (6.87%) Account Director
5 9 (6.87%) Digital Account Director
6 8 (6.11%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (6.11%) SEO Analyst
6 8 (6.11%) Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) SEO Specialist
7 7 (5.34%) Web Manager
8 5 (3.82%) SEO Manager
8 5 (3.82%) Website Editor
8 5 (3.82%) Marketing Assistant
9 4 (3.05%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (51.91%) HTML
2 58 (44.27%) CSS
3 23 (17.56%) HTML5
4 18 (13.74%) jQuery
5 13 (9.92%) Sass
6 10 (7.63%) JSP
7 8 (6.11%) XHTML
8 6 (4.58%) XSLT
8 6 (4.58%) XML
8 6 (4.58%) .NET
9 5 (3.82%) Struts
9 5 (3.82%) XSD
9 5 (3.82%) JSON
9 5 (3.82%) Backbone.js
9 5 (3.82%) Zurb Foundation
10 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.29%) Flash
10 3 (2.29%) Web Services
10 3 (2.29%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.01%) Social Media
2 12 (9.16%) Blog
3 10 (7.63%) Digital Media
4 6 (4.58%) New Media
5 3 (2.29%) Economics
5 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.53%) iPad
7 1 (0.76%) BBC
7 1 (0.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.74%) Linux
2 6 (4.58%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.58%) Android
3 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (54.96%) Analytics
2 68 (51.91%) Pay per click
3 45 (34.35%) Digital Marketing
4 27 (20.61%) Time Management
5 25 (19.08%) E-Commerce
6 23 (17.56%) Competitor Analysis
7 22 (16.79%) Web Analytics
8 20 (15.27%) B2B
9 17 (12.98%) B2C
10 16 (12.21%) MVC
10 16 (12.21%) Web Marketing
11 12 (9.16%) Web Design
11 12 (9.16%) Content Management
12 11 (8.40%) Online Marketing
13 9 (6.87%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (5.34%) CRM
14 7 (5.34%) Project Management
14 7 (5.34%) Link Building
15 6 (4.58%) Web Development
16 5 (3.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.82%) JavaScript
2 27 (20.61%) PHP
3 6 (4.58%) SQL
4 5 (3.82%) C#
5 3 (2.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.76%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.76%) Java
6 1 (0.76%) Ruby
6 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (7.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (35.88%) Google
2 20 (15.27%) Facebook
2 20 (15.27%) Twitter
3 12 (9.16%) Yahoo!
4 10 (7.63%) Sony
5 8 (6.11%) Adobe
6 7 (5.34%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.05%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Blue Chip Benefits + Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £150.00 - £190.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago