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 25 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 131 113 116
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing SEO 127 106 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.80% 2.01% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.45% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 91 81 101
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -0.79%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5660 4327 4303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.19% 81.87% 78.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 3338 3512
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £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
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 25 July 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 25 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
West Yorkshire -15 76 £30,500 +10.90% 12
South Yorkshire -24 18 £26,000 +10.63% 2
North Yorkshire +3 16 £30,000 +4.34% 4
East Yorkshire 0 11 £30,000 +9.09% 2
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 159 (66.81%) Marketing
2 109 (45.80%) Pay per click
3 105 (44.12%) HTML
4 104 (43.70%) Analytics
5 95 (39.92%) CSS
6 80 (33.61%) JavaScript
7 72 (30.25%) Google
8 68 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 68 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
9 66 (27.73%) Social Media
9 66 (27.73%) PHP
10 53 (22.27%) Photoshop
11 48 (20.17%) MySQL
12 46 (19.33%) jQuery
13 38 (15.97%) CMS
14 37 (15.55%) Retail
15 35 (14.71%) Google Analytics
15 35 (14.71%) Online Marketing
16 34 (14.29%) HTML5
17 33 (13.87%) WordPress
18 32 (13.45%) Degree
19 29 (12.18%) B2B
19 29 (12.18%) Linux
19 29 (12.18%) Magento
20 27 (11.34%) Time Management
21 26 (10.92%) Web Analytics
21 26 (10.92%) B2C
21 26 (10.92%) Advertising
22 24 (10.08%) MVC
22 24 (10.08%) Competitor Analysis

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (15.97%) CMS
2 33 (13.87%) WordPress
3 4 (1.68%) Node.js
3 4 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.68%) Drupal
4 2 (0.84%) IIS
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.42%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 53 (22.27%) Photoshop
2 18 (7.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (3.36%) MS Office
4 2 (0.84%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.84%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (14.71%) Google Analytics
2 29 (12.18%) Magento
3 1 (0.42%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.42%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.26%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (1.26%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.62%) Internet
2 4 (1.68%) Intranet
3 2 (0.84%) HTTP
3 2 (0.84%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.17%) MySQL
2 5 (2.10%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.42%) HBase
5 1 (0.42%) Redis
5 1 (0.42%) Big Data
5 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (7.56%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.62%) Subversion
3 3 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.26%) MSTest
4 2 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.42%) Hudson
5 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
General
1 159 (66.81%) Marketing
2 37 (15.55%) Retail
3 26 (10.92%) Advertising
4 19 (7.98%) Publishing
5 13 (5.46%) Finance
6 6 (2.52%) Legal
7 5 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.10%) Law
7 5 (2.10%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.26%) Games
8 3 (1.26%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 65 (27.31%) Developer
2 27 (11.34%) PHP Developer
3 24 (10.08%) Web Developer
3 24 (10.08%) PPC Specialist
3 24 (10.08%) PPC Manager
3 24 (10.08%) PPC Analyst
3 24 (10.08%) PPC Executive
4 15 (6.30%) SEO Manager
5 14 (5.88%) Designer
5 14 (5.88%) Analyst
5 14 (5.88%) SEO Analyst
6 11 (4.62%) Senior Manager
6 11 (4.62%) Front-End Developer
7 10 (4.20%) SEO Specialist
7 10 (4.20%) Junior
7 10 (4.20%) Web Designer
7 10 (4.20%) Junior Developer
8 9 (3.78%) Account Director
8 9 (3.78%) Digital Account Director
9 8 (3.36%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (44.12%) HTML
2 95 (39.92%) CSS
3 46 (19.33%) jQuery
4 34 (14.29%) HTML5
5 23 (9.66%) .NET
6 19 (7.98%) XML
7 13 (5.46%) Sass
8 11 (4.62%) Web Services
9 9 (3.78%) RSS
9 9 (3.78%) JSP
10 7 (2.94%) ASP.NET
10 7 (2.94%) XHTML
10 7 (2.94%) XSLT
10 7 (2.94%) CSS3
10 7 (2.94%) CodeIgniter
11 6 (2.52%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (2.52%) Ajax
12 5 (2.10%) Struts
12 5 (2.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 66 (27.73%) Social Media
2 17 (7.14%) Digital Media
3 11 (4.62%) Blog
4 6 (2.52%) New Media
4 6 (2.52%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.68%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.26%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.26%) Economics
7 2 (0.84%) Copywriting
7 2 (0.84%) iPad
8 1 (0.42%) Open Source
8 1 (0.42%) W3C
8 1 (0.42%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.18%) Linux
2 12 (5.04%) Windows
3 9 (3.78%) Android
3 9 (3.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (45.80%) Pay per click
2 104 (43.70%) Analytics
3 68 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 68 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 35 (14.71%) Online Marketing
5 29 (12.18%) B2B
6 27 (11.34%) Time Management
7 26 (10.92%) Web Analytics
7 26 (10.92%) B2C
8 24 (10.08%) MVC
8 24 (10.08%) Competitor Analysis
9 23 (9.66%) Web Development
10 20 (8.40%) Content Management
11 19 (7.98%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (6.30%) Web Marketing
13 12 (5.04%) Link Building
13 12 (5.04%) Web Design
14 11 (4.62%) Social Media Marketing
15 10 (4.20%) Project Management
16 8 (3.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 80 (33.61%) JavaScript
2 66 (27.73%) PHP
3 10 (4.20%) SQL
4 9 (3.78%) C#
5 6 (2.52%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.10%) PHP5
7 3 (1.26%) VB
8 1 (0.42%) Ruby
8 1 (0.42%) Java
8 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (13.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) Plesk
Vendors
1 72 (30.25%) Google
2 23 (9.66%) Facebook
2 23 (9.66%) Twitter
3 18 (7.56%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.14%) Yahoo!
5 10 (4.20%) Sony
6 9 (3.78%) Coremetrics
7 8 (3.36%) Zend
7 8 (3.36%) Adobe
8 1 (0.42%) Omniture
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
York
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £24k - 27k per year + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 5 days ago
Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £150.00 - £190.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Skills Network
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Bradford
Eclipse Legal Services
Salary: circa £20k per annum (based on skills and experience)
Posted: 26 days ago