The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 148 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -15
Permanent jobs citing SEO 115 122 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.50% 2.12% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 2.69% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 72 106 146
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £21,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6247 4541 4366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.70% 79.08% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4851 3528 3643
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SEO
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -65 52 £30,000 - 6
North Yorkshire -19 25 £37,500 +25.00% 2
South Yorkshire +2 18 £26,500 -18.46% 2
East Yorkshire -2 9 £28,750 +23.65%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 121 (62.37%) Marketing
2 86 (44.33%) Pay per click
3 79 (40.72%) Analytics
4 73 (37.63%) HTML
5 63 (32.47%) E-Commerce
5 63 (32.47%) Digital Marketing
6 60 (30.93%) Social Media
7 58 (29.90%) CSS
8 56 (28.87%) JavaScript
9 53 (27.32%) Google
10 44 (22.68%) Online Marketing
11 39 (20.10%) CMS
12 37 (19.07%) PHP
13 32 (16.49%) jQuery
14 30 (15.46%) MySQL
15 28 (14.43%) Google Analytics
16 26 (13.40%) HTML5
17 25 (12.89%) Linux
18 24 (12.37%) Photoshop
18 24 (12.37%) Web Analytics
19 20 (10.31%) Degree
19 20 (10.31%) Content Management
20 18 (9.28%) SQL
20 18 (9.28%) Advertising
21 17 (8.76%) Time Management
21 17 (8.76%) B2B
21 17 (8.76%) B2C
21 17 (8.76%) Web Development
22 16 (8.25%) .NET
22 16 (8.25%) Publishing

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 39 (20.10%) CMS
2 16 (8.25%) WordPress
3 12 (6.19%) Drupal
4 8 (4.12%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.06%) Node.js
6 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 24 (12.37%) Photoshop
2 11 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.06%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.55%) MS Office
5 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.52%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 28 (14.43%) Google Analytics
2 11 (5.67%) Magento
3 7 (3.61%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.52%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.52%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (1.55%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.73%) Internet
2 4 (2.06%) DNS
3 2 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.46%) MySQL
2 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.52%) Big Data
4 1 (0.52%) HBase
4 1 (0.52%) Redis
4 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.52%) Hudson
3 1 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
General
1 121 (62.37%) Marketing
2 18 (9.28%) Advertising
3 16 (8.25%) Publishing
4 15 (7.73%) Retail
5 12 (6.19%) Finance
6 6 (3.09%) Legal
7 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.55%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 55 (28.35%) Developer
2 37 (19.07%) Web Developer
3 21 (10.82%) PPC Specialist
3 21 (10.82%) PPC Executive
3 21 (10.82%) PPC Manager
3 21 (10.82%) PPC Analyst
4 20 (10.31%) PHP Developer
5 18 (9.28%) SEO Manager
6 14 (7.22%) Marketing Manager
7 11 (5.67%) Account Manager
7 11 (5.67%) Analyst
7 11 (5.67%) SEO Analyst
8 10 (5.15%) SEO Account Manager
9 9 (4.64%) Web Engineer
9 9 (4.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 9 (4.64%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.64%) Digital Marketing Manager
9 9 (4.64%) SEO Executive
9 9 (4.64%) SEO Specialist
9 9 (4.64%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (37.63%) HTML
2 58 (29.90%) CSS
3 32 (16.49%) jQuery
4 26 (13.40%) HTML5
5 16 (8.25%) .NET
6 14 (7.22%) Web Services
6 14 (7.22%) CSS3
7 13 (6.70%) XHTML
8 12 (6.19%) CodeIgniter
8 12 (6.19%) ASP.NET
9 11 (5.67%) LAMP
10 9 (4.64%) Zend Framework
11 8 (4.12%) Sass
12 4 (2.06%) XML
12 4 (2.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (1.55%) Laravel
13 3 (1.55%) XSD
13 3 (1.55%) XSLT
13 3 (1.55%) JSP
13 3 (1.55%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 60 (30.93%) Social Media
2 9 (4.64%) Digital Media
3 7 (3.61%) New Media
4 4 (2.06%) Blog
5 2 (1.03%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.03%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.52%) Open Source
6 1 (0.52%) W3C
6 1 (0.52%) BBC
6 1 (0.52%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.89%) Linux
2 6 (3.09%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (44.33%) Pay per click
2 79 (40.72%) Analytics
3 63 (32.47%) E-Commerce
3 63 (32.47%) Digital Marketing
4 44 (22.68%) Online Marketing
5 24 (12.37%) Web Analytics
6 20 (10.31%) Content Management
7 17 (8.76%) Time Management
7 17 (8.76%) B2B
7 17 (8.76%) B2C
7 17 (8.76%) Web Development
8 16 (8.25%) Web Design
9 13 (6.70%) Data Analysis
10 12 (6.19%) MVC
11 11 (5.67%) Social Media Marketing
11 11 (5.67%) Link Building
11 11 (5.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (5.67%) OOP
12 10 (5.15%) Project Management
13 9 (4.64%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (28.87%) JavaScript
2 37 (19.07%) PHP
3 18 (9.28%) SQL
4 11 (5.67%) C#
5 10 (5.15%) PHP5
6 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.52%) Java
7 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (10.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.06%) Plesk
Vendors
1 53 (27.32%) Google
2 14 (7.22%) Zend
2 14 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.19%) Hitwise
4 11 (5.67%) Yahoo!
5 8 (4.12%) Facebook
5 8 (4.12%) Twitter
6 4 (2.06%) Omniture
7 2 (1.03%) Adobe
8 1 (0.52%) Coremetrics
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
MET Marketing
Posted: 13 days ago
Rotherham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 18 days ago
Wakefield, Yorkshire
Harvard
Posted: 19 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 17000-21000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Yorkshire
MET Marketing
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Aspire Data Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago