The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 189 207 179
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Permanent jobs citing SEO 67 57 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.06% 0.79% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.90% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 44 45 51
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
SEO
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5495 6339 5713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.19% 88.41% 85.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4571 5201 4318
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SEO
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Yorkshire region.

SEO Salary Trend in Yorkshire

SEO
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

SEO
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the 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
West Yorkshire -4 27 £35,000 +20.68% 8
North Yorkshire +24 22 £35,000 +16.66% 4
South Yorkshire +17 19 £20,000 -39.39% 3
East Yorkshire -1 2 £30,000 -4.76% 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

1 102 (60.71%) Marketing
2 87 (51.79%) HTML
2 87 (51.79%) CSS
3 72 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 67 (39.88%) Analytics
5 62 (36.90%) Google
6 54 (32.14%) Social Media
7 50 (29.76%) Google Analytics
8 49 (29.17%) CMS
9 43 (25.60%) E-Commerce
10 42 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 41 (24.40%) HTML5
11 41 (24.40%) .NET
12 38 (22.62%) PHP
13 37 (22.02%) Degree
13 37 (22.02%) Git (software)
14 34 (20.24%) Web Development
14 34 (20.24%) Pay per click
15 32 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
15 32 (19.05%) WordPress
16 30 (17.86%) Subversion
16 30 (17.86%) MySQL
17 29 (17.26%) ASP.NET
18 27 (16.07%) Internet
18 27 (16.07%) jQuery
19 26 (15.48%) Adobe
19 26 (15.48%) C#
20 25 (14.88%) AdWords
21 24 (14.29%) XHTML
22 23 (13.69%) MS Office

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 49 (29.17%) CMS
2 32 (19.05%) WordPress
3 19 (11.31%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (3.57%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.98%) Apache
6 3 (1.79%) Node.js
7 1 (0.60%) Drupal
7 1 (0.60%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.60%) Kentico
7 1 (0.60%) nginx
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (13.69%) MS Office
2 16 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (7.74%) MS Excel
3 13 (7.74%) Photoshop
4 11 (6.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (5.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (5.36%) Fireworks
6 3 (1.79%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.60%) Mingle
7 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (13.10%) Magento
2 5 (2.98%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (29.76%) Google Analytics
2 25 (14.88%) AdWords
3 4 (2.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.07%) Internet
2 4 (2.38%) FTP
2 4 (2.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.86%) MySQL
2 17 (10.12%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (22.02%) Git (software)
2 30 (17.86%) Subversion
3 19 (11.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (10.71%) Mercurial
5 16 (9.52%) Grunt
6 15 (8.93%) Vagrant
7 5 (2.98%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (1.79%) gulp
9 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.60%) JIRA
9 1 (0.60%) Phing
9 1 (0.60%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.60%) VersionOne
General
1 102 (60.71%) Marketing
2 15 (8.93%) Law
3 14 (8.33%) Legal
4 12 (7.14%) Finance
5 9 (5.36%) Advertising
5 9 (5.36%) Brand Awareness
6 7 (4.17%) Publishing
6 7 (4.17%) Retail
7 5 (2.98%) Banking
7 5 (2.98%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.79%) Electronics
9 2 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (35.71%) Developer
2 42 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 37 (22.02%) HTML CSS Developer
3 37 (22.02%) HTML Developer
4 30 (17.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 27 (16.07%) SEO Manager
6 21 (12.50%) PHP Developer
7 19 (11.31%) PHP Web Developer
8 18 (10.71%) .NET Developer
9 17 (10.12%) MySQL Developer
9 17 (10.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 16 (9.52%) Senior Manager
11 14 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
11 14 (8.33%) C# Developer
11 14 (8.33%) SEO Executive
12 13 (7.74%) Account Manager
12 13 (7.74%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (7.74%) Campaign Manager
12 13 (7.74%) Content Strategist
12 13 (7.74%) SEO Strategist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (51.79%) CSS
1 87 (51.79%) HTML
2 41 (24.40%) .NET
2 41 (24.40%) HTML5
3 29 (17.26%) ASP.NET
4 27 (16.07%) jQuery
5 24 (14.29%) XHTML
6 22 (13.10%) Sass
6 22 (13.10%) XML
7 20 (11.90%) LESS
8 17 (10.12%) CSS3
9 16 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (7.14%) Flash
11 9 (5.36%) Ajax
11 9 (5.36%) MooTools
12 8 (4.76%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.98%) Gearman
13 5 (2.98%) Smarty
13 5 (2.98%) Web Services
14 4 (2.38%) mod_rewrite
Miscellaneous
1 54 (32.14%) Social Media
2 42 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (12.50%) Blog
4 20 (11.90%) User Experience
5 17 (10.12%) Copywriting
6 11 (6.55%) Algorithms
6 11 (6.55%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.98%) Fintech
7 5 (2.98%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.79%) Animation
9 2 (1.19%) FMCG
9 2 (1.19%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.60%) iPad
10 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.60%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.98%) Linux
2 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (39.88%) Analytics
2 43 (25.60%) E-Commerce
3 34 (20.24%) Pay per click
3 34 (20.24%) Web Development
4 32 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
5 22 (13.10%) Online Marketing
6 17 (10.12%) Content Management
7 16 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 15 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (8.93%) Internet Marketing
9 13 (7.74%) Front End Development
9 13 (7.74%) Web Design
10 12 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (6.55%) Marketing Strategy
11 11 (6.55%) Web Analytics
12 9 (5.36%) Scrum
12 9 (5.36%) Search Engine Marketing
12 9 (5.36%) Website Architecture
13 8 (4.76%) Link Building
Programming Languages
1 72 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 38 (22.62%) PHP
3 26 (15.48%) C#
4 7 (4.17%) SQL
5 5 (2.98%) PHP 5
6 4 (2.38%) ActionScript
6 4 (2.38%) C++
6 4 (2.38%) VB
7 2 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (22.02%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.60%) Ansible
Vendors
1 62 (36.90%) Google
2 26 (15.48%) Adobe
3 23 (13.69%) Microsoft
4 19 (11.31%) Sitecore
5 6 (3.57%) Twitter
6 3 (1.79%) Facebook
6 3 (1.79%) Progress
7 1 (0.60%) Coremetrics
7 1 (0.60%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.60%) SAP
7 1 (0.60%) Yahoo!
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