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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 160 134 118
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Permanent jobs citing SEO 78 122 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.16% 1.73% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 2.08% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 63 73 79
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5873 5856 4481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.11% 83.21% 83.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4799 4571 3450
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -35 33 £26,500 -9.40% 8
South Yorkshire +12 27 £32,500 -7.14% 1
North Yorkshire +1 12 £29,000 -10.76% 5
East Yorkshire -8 4 £27,500 -8.33% 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 117 (65.00%) Marketing
2 93 (51.67%) Google
3 74 (41.11%) HTML
3 74 (41.11%) CSS
4 67 (37.22%) Analytics
5 66 (36.67%) JavaScript
6 59 (32.78%) Google Analytics
7 58 (32.22%) jQuery
8 56 (31.11%) Web Development
9 54 (30.00%) Social Media
10 51 (28.33%) Pay per click
11 48 (26.67%) .NET
12 46 (25.56%) Digital Marketing
13 39 (21.67%) SQL Server
14 35 (19.44%) MVC
15 34 (18.89%) E-Commerce
16 33 (18.33%) CMS
17 31 (17.22%) ASP.NET
18 30 (16.67%) C#
18 30 (16.67%) PHP
18 30 (16.67%) Relational Database
19 28 (15.56%) T-SQL
19 28 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
20 27 (15.00%) HTML5
21 26 (14.44%) Online Marketing
21 26 (14.44%) CSS3
21 26 (14.44%) Project Management
22 25 (13.89%) Photoshop
23 24 (13.33%) Web Design
23 24 (13.33%) MySQL

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 33 (18.33%) CMS
2 21 (11.67%) IIS
3 9 (5.00%) Drupal
3 9 (5.00%) Umbraco
3 9 (5.00%) Sitefinity
4 6 (3.33%) WordPress
5 4 (2.22%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.11%) DNN
Applications
1 25 (13.89%) Photoshop
2 10 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (5.00%) MS Office
4 8 (4.44%) Fireworks
5 6 (3.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (1.11%) SPSS
8 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (32.78%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.78%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (2.78%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.00%) Intranet
2 15 (8.33%) Internet
3 9 (5.00%) HTTP
4 8 (4.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 28 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (13.33%) MySQL
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (9.44%) Visual Studio
1 17 (9.44%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.22%) Subversion
3 1 (0.56%) Grunt
3 1 (0.56%) gulp
General
1 117 (65.00%) Marketing
2 12 (6.67%) Finance
3 10 (5.56%) Advertising
4 6 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.78%) Italian Language
6 4 (2.22%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.22%) French Language
6 4 (2.22%) German Language
6 4 (2.22%) Electronics
7 2 (1.11%) Games
7 2 (1.11%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 72 (40.00%) Developer
2 48 (26.67%) Web Developer
3 25 (13.89%) .NET Developer
4 20 (11.11%) SEO Executive
5 19 (10.56%) Account Manager
6 17 (9.44%) Front-End Developer
7 16 (8.89%) PPC Specialist
7 16 (8.89%) PPC Manager
7 16 (8.89%) PPC Analyst
7 16 (8.89%) PPC Executive
7 16 (8.89%) .NET Web Developer
8 13 (7.22%) SEO Account Manager
9 12 (6.67%) PHP Developer
10 11 (6.11%) Junior
11 10 (5.56%) Junior Developer
11 10 (5.56%) Designer
12 9 (5.00%) Consultant
13 8 (4.44%) Junior Web Developer
13 8 (4.44%) Front-End Web Developer
13 8 (4.44%) SEO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (41.11%) HTML
1 74 (41.11%) CSS
2 58 (32.22%) jQuery
3 48 (26.67%) .NET
4 31 (17.22%) ASP.NET
5 27 (15.00%) HTML5
6 26 (14.44%) CSS3
7 15 (8.33%) Sass
8 13 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (5.56%) LESS
9 10 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (2.22%) XHTML
11 4 (2.22%) LAMP
12 2 (1.11%) Ajax
12 2 (1.11%) PhoneGap
12 2 (1.11%) JSON
12 2 (1.11%) Zend Framework
12 2 (1.11%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (30.00%) Social Media
2 19 (10.56%) User Experience
2 19 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.89%) Graphic Design
3 16 (8.89%) Animation
4 14 (7.78%) Blog
5 6 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.22%) Copywriting
6 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.67%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.67%) W3C
8 2 (1.11%) New Media
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.22%) Android
1 13 (7.22%) Apple iOS
2 12 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.22%) Analytics
2 56 (31.11%) Web Development
3 51 (28.33%) Pay per click
4 46 (25.56%) Digital Marketing
5 35 (19.44%) MVC
6 34 (18.89%) E-Commerce
7 26 (14.44%) Project Management
7 26 (14.44%) Online Marketing
8 24 (13.33%) Web Design
9 22 (12.22%) Time Management
10 18 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (10.00%) Web Analytics
11 16 (8.89%) Scrum
12 12 (6.67%) SOA
13 9 (5.00%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.00%) Usability Testing
13 9 (5.00%) Website Architecture
14 8 (4.44%) Android Development
14 8 (4.44%) iOS Development
14 8 (4.44%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 30 (16.67%) PHP
2 30 (16.67%) C#
3 28 (15.56%) T-SQL
4 18 (10.00%) SQL
5 12 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 11 (6.11%) Java
7 6 (3.33%) PHP5
8 5 (2.78%) Ruby
9 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.11%) WCAG
1 2 (1.11%) WAI
Systems Management
1 8 (4.44%) Plesk
1 8 (4.44%) cPanel
1 8 (4.44%) Webmin
2 2 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 93 (51.67%) Google
2 22 (12.22%) Adobe
3 13 (7.22%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.44%) Zend
5 6 (3.33%) Yahoo!
6 5 (2.78%) Facebook
7 4 (2.22%) Oracle
8 3 (1.67%) Twitter
9 2 (1.11%) IBM
9 2 (1.11%) Omniture
9 2 (1.11%) Endeca
9 2 (1.11%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.11%) Confirmit
9 2 (1.11%) hybris
9 2 (1.11%) ATG
9 2 (1.11%) OpenText
9 2 (1.11%) RedDot
10 1 (0.56%) Capita
10 1 (0.56%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.56%) Remedy
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Outsource UK
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: competitive salary and generous annual leave plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate
Technical Prospects
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 Basic Salary
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + cool working enviroment
Posted: 12 days ago
Doncaster
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago