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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 142 112 126
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Permanent jobs citing SEO 122 109 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.68% 2.04% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 2.43% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 99 81 87
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £34,400
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-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
5886 4494 4662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.18% 83.98% 80.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4560 3505 3803
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 £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -20 68 £32,500 +16.07% 7
North Yorkshire +7 27 £30,000 +14.28% 1
South Yorkshire -18 16 £29,000 +7.40% 2
East Yorkshire +7 5 £31,250 +13.63% 2
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 156 (70.27%) Marketing
2 111 (50.00%) HTML
3 104 (46.85%) CSS
4 95 (42.79%) Analytics
5 92 (41.44%) Pay per click
6 89 (40.09%) JavaScript
7 70 (31.53%) Google
8 63 (28.38%) PHP
9 62 (27.93%) E-Commerce
9 62 (27.93%) Social Media
10 59 (26.58%) Digital Marketing
11 51 (22.97%) Photoshop
12 49 (22.07%) jQuery
13 45 (20.27%) MySQL
14 38 (17.12%) WordPress
15 36 (16.22%) Google Analytics
16 35 (15.77%) HTML5
16 35 (15.77%) Retail
16 35 (15.77%) CMS
17 32 (14.41%) Online Marketing
18 28 (12.61%) Degree
18 28 (12.61%) B2B
19 27 (12.16%) Facebook
19 27 (12.16%) Twitter
20 26 (11.71%) Magento
20 26 (11.71%) Linux
21 25 (11.26%) B2C
21 25 (11.26%) Competitor Analysis
21 25 (11.26%) Web Development
22 24 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (17.12%) WordPress
2 35 (15.77%) CMS
3 5 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.80%) Drupal
4 4 (1.80%) Node.js
5 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.35%) IIS
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 51 (22.97%) Photoshop
2 22 (9.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (3.60%) MS Office
4 4 (1.80%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.80%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (16.22%) Google Analytics
2 26 (11.71%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.45%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.45%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (1.35%) ElastiCache
1 3 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.41%) Internet
2 5 (2.25%) Intranet
3 2 (0.90%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) DNS
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
4 1 (0.45%) WAN
4 1 (0.45%) DHCP
4 1 (0.45%) FTP
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.27%) MySQL
2 6 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (7.21%) Subversion
2 14 (6.31%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.35%) MSTest
4 2 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.45%) Hudson
5 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 156 (70.27%) Marketing
2 35 (15.77%) Retail
3 24 (10.81%) Advertising
4 15 (6.76%) Publishing
5 9 (4.05%) Multimedia
6 8 (3.60%) Finance
7 5 (2.25%) Law
7 5 (2.25%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.35%) Legal
8 3 (1.35%) Games
8 3 (1.35%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.45%) French Language
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 61 (27.48%) Developer
2 24 (10.81%) PHP Developer
3 23 (10.36%) PPC Specialist
3 23 (10.36%) PPC Manager
3 23 (10.36%) PPC Analyst
3 23 (10.36%) PPC Executive
4 22 (9.91%) Web Developer
5 20 (9.01%) Designer
6 16 (7.21%) Analyst
7 14 (6.31%) Web Designer
7 14 (6.31%) SEO Analyst
7 14 (6.31%) SEO Manager
8 13 (5.86%) Account Manager
9 12 (5.41%) SEO Account Manager
10 11 (4.95%) Front-End Developer
10 11 (4.95%) Junior
10 11 (4.95%) Senior Manager
11 10 (4.50%) Junior Developer
11 10 (4.50%) Technical Account Manager
11 10 (4.50%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (50.00%) HTML
2 104 (46.85%) CSS
3 49 (22.07%) jQuery
4 35 (15.77%) HTML5
5 24 (10.81%) .NET
6 19 (8.56%) XML
7 13 (5.86%) XHTML
8 11 (4.95%) Web Services
9 10 (4.50%) Sass
9 10 (4.50%) JSP
10 9 (4.05%) RSS
11 7 (3.15%) XSLT
11 7 (3.15%) Ajax
11 7 (3.15%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.15%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.15%) CodeIgniter
11 7 (3.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (3.15%) CSS3
12 6 (2.70%) Flash
13 5 (2.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 62 (27.93%) Social Media
2 19 (8.56%) Digital Media
3 13 (5.86%) Blog
4 7 (3.15%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.70%) Graphic Design
6 4 (1.80%) Copywriting
7 3 (1.35%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.35%) Economics
7 3 (1.35%) New Media
8 2 (0.90%) iPad
9 1 (0.45%) W3C
9 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.45%) BBC
9 1 (0.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.71%) Linux
2 13 (5.86%) Windows
3 6 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (42.79%) Analytics
2 92 (41.44%) Pay per click
3 62 (27.93%) E-Commerce
4 59 (26.58%) Digital Marketing
5 32 (14.41%) Online Marketing
6 28 (12.61%) B2B
7 25 (11.26%) B2C
7 25 (11.26%) Web Development
7 25 (11.26%) Competitor Analysis
8 24 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 23 (10.36%) Mentoring
10 21 (9.46%) Content Management
10 21 (9.46%) MVC
11 19 (8.56%) Web Analytics
11 19 (8.56%) Time Management
12 16 (7.21%) Web Marketing
13 14 (6.31%) Project Management
14 13 (5.86%) Web Design
15 11 (4.95%) Link Building
16 8 (3.60%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 89 (40.09%) JavaScript
2 63 (28.38%) PHP
3 11 (4.95%) SQL
3 11 (4.95%) C#
4 7 (3.15%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.80%) ActionScript
5 4 (1.80%) PHP5
6 3 (1.35%) VB
7 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (12.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 70 (31.53%) Google
2 27 (12.16%) Facebook
2 27 (12.16%) Twitter
3 21 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 20 (9.01%) Yahoo!
5 12 (5.41%) Adobe
6 10 (4.50%) Sony
7 9 (4.05%) Coremetrics
8 8 (3.60%) Zend
9 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.45%) F5
9 1 (0.45%) Hitwise
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle
9 1 (0.45%) Cisco
9 1 (0.45%) BT
9 1 (0.45%) VMware
9 1 (0.45%) Omniture
9 1 (0.45%) HP
9 1 (0.45%) Dell
9 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £20,000 per annum Based on Skills and Experience
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