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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 161 155 128
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Permanent jobs citing SEO 97 106 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.30% 1.45% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.74% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 52 73 103
Average salary £29,650 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
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
6470 6102 4643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.92% 83.53% 80.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5205 4731 3646
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 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
West Yorkshire +8 57 £26,000 -13.33% 7
South Yorkshire +2 24 £32,500 +28.71% 3
North Yorkshire +8 13 £30,000 -21.05% 1
East Yorkshire 0 1 £28,500 +3.63% 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 96 (56.80%) Marketing
2 76 (44.97%) HTML
3 74 (43.79%) CSS
4 66 (39.05%) JavaScript
4 66 (39.05%) Google
5 60 (35.50%) jQuery
6 49 (28.99%) Analytics
7 43 (25.44%) Web Development
8 42 (24.85%) Pay per click
9 41 (24.26%) HTML5
9 41 (24.26%) Social Media
9 41 (24.26%) CSS3
10 39 (23.08%) Google Analytics
11 38 (22.49%) CMS
11 38 (22.49%) PHP
11 38 (22.49%) E-Commerce
12 35 (20.71%) MySQL
12 35 (20.71%) Digital Marketing
13 34 (20.12%) .NET
14 33 (19.53%) MVC
15 31 (18.34%) Photoshop
16 28 (16.57%) SQL Server
17 26 (15.38%) Adobe
18 25 (14.79%) User Experience
19 24 (14.20%) Project Management
20 22 (13.02%) Git (software)
21 21 (12.43%) Relational Database
21 21 (12.43%) C#
21 21 (12.43%) Web Design
22 20 (11.83%) Web Analytics

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 38 (22.49%) CMS
2 11 (6.51%) Umbraco
3 9 (5.33%) IIS
3 9 (5.33%) Drupal
4 8 (4.73%) concrete5
4 8 (4.73%) WordPress
4 8 (4.73%) ExpressionEngine
5 6 (3.55%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.59%) Apache
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (18.34%) Photoshop
2 14 (8.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 12 (7.10%) MS Office
4 10 (5.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (5.33%) MS Excel
6 7 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (4.14%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (3.55%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (23.08%) Google Analytics
2 16 (9.47%) Magento
3 3 (1.78%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.10%) Internet
2 7 (4.14%) DNS
3 6 (3.55%) HTTP
3 6 (3.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.59%) Firewall
4 1 (0.59%) SSL
4 1 (0.59%) WAN
4 1 (0.59%) DHCP
4 1 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.71%) MySQL
2 28 (16.57%) SQL Server
3 21 (12.43%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (13.02%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.33%) Subversion
3 8 (4.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.37%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.59%) Redmine
7 1 (0.59%) Grunt
7 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 96 (56.80%) Marketing
2 15 (8.88%) Advertising
3 11 (6.51%) Finance
4 5 (2.96%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.37%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.37%) French Language
5 4 (2.37%) German Language
5 4 (2.37%) Electronics
5 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.78%) Games
7 2 (1.18%) Retail
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 79 (46.75%) Developer
2 45 (26.63%) Web Developer
3 21 (12.43%) Front-End Developer
4 19 (11.24%) SEO Executive
5 16 (9.47%) PHP Developer
6 14 (8.28%) Account Manager
6 14 (8.28%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.33%) Junior
8 8 (4.73%) Consultant
8 8 (4.73%) Junior Developer
8 8 (4.73%) PPC Specialist
8 8 (4.73%) PHP Web Developer
8 8 (4.73%) SEO Consultant
8 8 (4.73%) PPC Manager
8 8 (4.73%) PPC Analyst
8 8 (4.73%) SEO Account Manager
8 8 (4.73%) PPC Executive
9 7 (4.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 6 (3.55%) Junior Web Developer
10 6 (3.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (44.97%) HTML
2 74 (43.79%) CSS
3 60 (35.50%) jQuery
4 41 (24.26%) HTML5
4 41 (24.26%) CSS3
5 34 (20.12%) .NET
6 19 (11.24%) Sass
7 17 (10.06%) ASP.NET
8 15 (8.88%) LESS
9 9 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (4.73%) Ajax
11 7 (4.14%) Backbone.js
11 7 (4.14%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (2.96%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (2.96%) XML
12 5 (2.96%) XHTML
12 5 (2.96%) LAMP
13 4 (2.37%) .NET Framework
14 3 (1.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.26%) Social Media
2 25 (14.79%) User Experience
3 20 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.92%) Blog
6 8 (4.73%) Animation
7 5 (2.96%) Copywriting
7 5 (2.96%) Open Source
8 4 (2.37%) W3C
9 3 (1.78%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.78%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.59%) FMCG
11 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.83%) Linux
2 11 (6.51%) Android
2 11 (6.51%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.59%) Windows
3 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.99%) Analytics
2 43 (25.44%) Web Development
3 42 (24.85%) Pay per click
4 38 (22.49%) E-Commerce
5 35 (20.71%) Digital Marketing
6 33 (19.53%) MVC
7 24 (14.20%) Project Management
8 21 (12.43%) Web Design
9 20 (11.83%) Web Analytics
10 17 (10.06%) Responsive Web Design
10 17 (10.06%) Time Management
11 15 (8.88%) OOP
12 14 (8.28%) OO
13 13 (7.69%) Online Marketing
14 10 (5.92%) OO PHP
14 10 (5.92%) Content Management
14 10 (5.92%) Software Engineering
15 9 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (5.33%) Mobile Application Development
16 8 (4.73%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 66 (39.05%) JavaScript
2 38 (22.49%) PHP
3 21 (12.43%) C#
4 16 (9.47%) SQL
5 14 (8.28%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.33%) VB.NET
7 8 (4.73%) PHP5
8 6 (3.55%) Java
9 5 (2.96%) Ruby
10 2 (1.18%) X++
11 1 (0.59%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (2.96%) Degree
2 1 (0.59%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) WCAG
1 2 (1.18%) WAI
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.55%) Plesk
1 6 (3.55%) cPanel
1 6 (3.55%) Webmin
Vendors
1 66 (39.05%) Google
2 26 (15.38%) Adobe
3 18 (10.65%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.28%) Facebook
5 9 (5.33%) Zend
6 4 (2.37%) Yahoo!
6 4 (2.37%) Twitter
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle
7 2 (1.18%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.18%) OpenText
7 2 (1.18%) RedDot
8 1 (0.59%) VMware
8 1 (0.59%) Omniture
8 1 (0.59%) HP
8 1 (0.59%) Dell
8 1 (0.59%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.59%) BT
8 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, Yorkshire
Smart Arts (UK) Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: £20000 - £26000 Per Annum +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: £26k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26800.00 - £32500.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Equestrian.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 26 days ago