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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 150 139 116
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -23
Permanent jobs citing SEO 106 123 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.56% 1.71% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 2.07% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 92 100 80
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £44,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
6016 5944 4518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.63% 82.57% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4939 4607 3529
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -5 59 £32,500 - 5
North Yorkshire +10 39 £30,000 - 12
South Yorkshire +6 20 £30,000 +15.38%
East Yorkshire +3 7 £27,500 -8.33%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 137 (69.54%) Marketing
2 96 (48.73%) Google
3 82 (41.62%) Analytics
4 74 (37.56%) Social Media
5 71 (36.04%) CSS
6 69 (35.03%) HTML
7 67 (34.01%) Google Analytics
8 57 (28.93%) JavaScript
9 50 (25.38%) Pay per click
10 49 (24.87%) .NET
10 49 (24.87%) Digital Marketing
10 49 (24.87%) jQuery
11 48 (24.37%) Web Development
12 45 (22.84%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (18.27%) MVC
14 34 (17.26%) ASP.NET
14 34 (17.26%) E-Commerce
14 34 (17.26%) CMS
15 32 (16.24%) SQL Server
15 32 (16.24%) Online Marketing
16 31 (15.74%) HTML5
16 31 (15.74%) PHP
17 29 (14.72%) Blog
18 26 (13.20%) C#
19 25 (12.69%) Relational Database
20 24 (12.18%) CSS3
20 24 (12.18%) Adobe
20 24 (12.18%) T-SQL
20 24 (12.18%) SQL Server 2005
21 23 (11.68%) Agile Software Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 34 (17.26%) CMS
2 21 (10.66%) IIS
3 14 (7.11%) WordPress
4 10 (5.08%) Umbraco
5 7 (3.55%) Apache
6 6 (3.05%) Drupal
7 5 (2.54%) Sitefinity
8 4 (2.03%) ExpressionEngine
9 3 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.02%) DNN
Applications
1 22 (11.17%) Spreadsheet
2 21 (10.66%) Photoshop
3 18 (9.14%) MS Office
4 12 (6.09%) MS Excel
5 8 (4.06%) Fireworks
6 3 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.02%) SPSS
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (3.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Shopify
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 67 (34.01%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.54%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.51%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.66%) Internet
2 17 (8.63%) Intranet
3 8 (4.06%) DNS
4 5 (2.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.69%) Relational Database
3 24 (12.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (11.68%) MySQL
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (8.63%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.61%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.60%) Subversion
4 7 (3.55%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (1.52%) JUnit
6 1 (0.51%) Grunt
General
1 137 (69.54%) Marketing
2 10 (5.08%) Finance
3 6 (3.05%) Advertising
3 6 (3.05%) Games
4 4 (2.03%) Electronics
4 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.03%) French Language
4 4 (2.03%) German Language
4 4 (2.03%) Italian Language
4 4 (2.03%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.02%) Publishing
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (30.96%) Developer
2 47 (23.86%) Web Developer
3 25 (12.69%) Account Manager
4 24 (12.18%) .NET Developer
5 21 (10.66%) SEO Account Manager
6 18 (9.14%) SEO Executive
7 16 (8.12%) Technical Manager
7 16 (8.12%) .NET Web Developer
8 14 (7.11%) Technical Account Manager
9 13 (6.60%) PPC Manager
9 13 (6.60%) PPC Analyst
9 13 (6.60%) PPC Executive
9 13 (6.60%) PPC Specialist
10 12 (6.09%) Designer
11 10 (5.08%) Consultant
11 10 (5.08%) Analyst
11 10 (5.08%) Junior
11 10 (5.08%) Senior Manager
12 9 (4.57%) SEO Consultant
12 9 (4.57%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (36.04%) CSS
2 69 (35.03%) HTML
3 49 (24.87%) .NET
3 49 (24.87%) jQuery
4 34 (17.26%) ASP.NET
5 31 (15.74%) HTML5
6 24 (12.18%) CSS3
7 14 (7.11%) XHTML
8 10 (5.08%) AngularJS
8 10 (5.08%) Sass
9 9 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (4.06%) Ajax
10 8 (4.06%) Web Services
10 8 (4.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (3.55%) MooTools
11 7 (3.55%) Smarty
11 7 (3.55%) Gearman
12 6 (3.05%) LESS
13 5 (2.54%) XML
14 4 (2.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (37.56%) Social Media
2 45 (22.84%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (14.72%) Blog
4 16 (8.12%) Graphic Design
4 16 (8.12%) Animation
5 14 (7.11%) User Experience
6 12 (6.09%) Algorithms
7 8 (4.06%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.05%) Copywriting
9 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.02%) New Media
11 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.51%) Clustering
11 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.09%) Android
1 12 (6.09%) Apple iOS
1 12 (6.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (41.62%) Analytics
2 50 (25.38%) Pay per click
3 49 (24.87%) Digital Marketing
4 48 (24.37%) Web Development
5 36 (18.27%) MVC
6 34 (17.26%) E-Commerce
7 32 (16.24%) Online Marketing
8 23 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (10.66%) Scrum
10 19 (9.64%) Web Analytics
10 19 (9.64%) Content Management
11 18 (9.14%) Web Design
12 17 (8.63%) Project Management
13 16 (8.12%) Website Architecture
14 15 (7.61%) Time Management
15 11 (5.58%) SOA
16 9 (4.57%) Internet Marketing
16 9 (4.57%) Responsive Web Design
17 8 (4.06%) Android Development
17 8 (4.06%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.93%) JavaScript
2 31 (15.74%) PHP
3 26 (13.20%) C#
4 24 (12.18%) T-SQL
5 18 (9.14%) SQL
6 12 (6.09%) PHP5
7 10 (5.08%) Java
8 8 (4.06%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby
9 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (9.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) WCAG
1 1 (0.51%) WAI
Systems Management
1 8 (4.06%) cPanel
1 8 (4.06%) Webmin
1 8 (4.06%) Plesk
2 3 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 96 (48.73%) Google
2 24 (12.18%) Adobe
3 22 (11.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.05%) Zend
5 4 (2.03%) Facebook
6 3 (1.52%) hybris
6 3 (1.52%) Yahoo!
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle
7 2 (1.02%) IBM
7 2 (1.02%) Omniture
7 2 (1.02%) Endeca
7 2 (1.02%) ATG
7 2 (1.02%) Confirmit
8 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.51%) Twitter
8 1 (0.51%) OpenText
8 1 (0.51%) RedDot
8 1 (0.51%) Capita
8 1 (0.51%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.51%) Sony
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