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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 163 138 108
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -30
Permanent jobs citing SEO 90 120 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.30% 1.70% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 2.05% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 73 91 84
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,450
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
6062 5853 4444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.86% 82.82% 84.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4966 4569 3429
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 £28,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 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 31 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 -16 44 £28,500 -8.06% 8
South Yorkshire +7 23 £32,500 +25.00% 1
North Yorkshire +7 22 £30,000 - 13
East Yorkshire +2 6 £27,500 -8.33% 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 127 (65.13%) Marketing
2 100 (51.28%) Google
3 77 (39.49%) Analytics
4 74 (37.95%) CSS
5 73 (37.44%) HTML
6 67 (34.36%) Google Analytics
7 66 (33.85%) Social Media
8 64 (32.82%) JavaScript
9 56 (28.72%) Web Development
9 56 (28.72%) jQuery
10 52 (26.67%) .NET
11 49 (25.13%) Pay per click
12 48 (24.62%) Digital Marketing
13 37 (18.97%) SQL Server
14 36 (18.46%) E-Commerce
14 36 (18.46%) CMS
15 35 (17.95%) MVC
16 33 (16.92%) ASP.NET
17 31 (15.90%) PHP
17 31 (15.90%) Relational Database
18 30 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (15.38%) HTML5
18 30 (15.38%) Online Marketing
18 30 (15.38%) C#
19 28 (14.36%) T-SQL
19 28 (14.36%) SQL Server 2005
20 27 (13.85%) CSS3
21 24 (12.31%) Adobe
21 24 (12.31%) Project Management
21 24 (12.31%) Photoshop

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 36 (18.46%) CMS
2 21 (10.77%) IIS
3 10 (5.13%) Umbraco
3 10 (5.13%) WordPress
4 9 (4.62%) Drupal
4 9 (4.62%) Sitefinity
5 4 (2.05%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.03%) Apache
7 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.03%) DNN
Applications
1 24 (12.31%) Photoshop
2 16 (8.21%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (6.67%) MS Office
4 9 (4.62%) MS Excel
5 8 (4.10%) Fireworks
6 3 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.03%) SPSS
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.62%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Shopify
2 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (34.36%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.56%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (2.05%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.23%) Intranet
1 18 (9.23%) Internet
2 9 (4.62%) HTTP
3 8 (4.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.90%) Relational Database
3 28 (14.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (11.79%) MySQL
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.72%) Visual Studio
3 13 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (1.03%) JUnit
4 2 (1.03%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.51%) Grunt
5 1 (0.51%) gulp
General
1 127 (65.13%) Marketing
2 10 (5.13%) Finance
2 10 (5.13%) Advertising
3 5 (2.56%) Games
3 5 (2.56%) Italian Language
4 4 (2.05%) Spanish Language
4 4 (2.05%) French Language
4 4 (2.05%) German Language
4 4 (2.05%) Electronics
4 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (36.41%) Developer
2 50 (25.64%) Web Developer
3 25 (12.82%) Account Manager
3 25 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 20 (10.26%) SEO Executive
4 20 (10.26%) SEO Account Manager
5 16 (8.21%) .NET Web Developer
6 15 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
7 14 (7.18%) PPC Manager
7 14 (7.18%) PPC Analyst
7 14 (7.18%) PPC Specialist
7 14 (7.18%) PPC Executive
8 12 (6.15%) Technical Manager
9 11 (5.64%) Junior
9 11 (5.64%) Designer
10 10 (5.13%) Junior Developer
10 10 (5.13%) Technical Account Manager
10 10 (5.13%) Consultant
11 9 (4.62%) PHP Developer
11 9 (4.62%) SEO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (37.95%) CSS
2 73 (37.44%) HTML
3 56 (28.72%) jQuery
4 52 (26.67%) .NET
5 33 (16.92%) ASP.NET
6 30 (15.38%) HTML5
7 27 (13.85%) CSS3
8 13 (6.67%) Sass
8 13 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (4.62%) LESS
9 9 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (3.59%) XHTML
11 5 (2.56%) Ajax
11 5 (2.56%) XML
11 5 (2.56%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.05%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (2.05%) LAMP
13 3 (1.54%) Web Services
14 2 (1.03%) Spring
14 2 (1.03%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 66 (33.85%) Social Media
2 30 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (10.77%) Blog
4 19 (9.74%) User Experience
5 16 (8.21%) Graphic Design
5 16 (8.21%) Animation
6 8 (4.10%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.08%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.05%) Copywriting
8 4 (2.05%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.54%) W3C
10 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.03%) New Media
11 1 (0.51%) Clustering
11 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.67%) Android
1 13 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 12 (6.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (39.49%) Analytics
2 56 (28.72%) Web Development
3 49 (25.13%) Pay per click
4 48 (24.62%) Digital Marketing
5 36 (18.46%) E-Commerce
6 35 (17.95%) MVC
7 30 (15.38%) Online Marketing
8 24 (12.31%) Project Management
9 23 (11.79%) Web Design
10 21 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (10.77%) Web Analytics
11 20 (10.26%) Time Management
12 18 (9.23%) Scrum
13 14 (7.18%) SOA
13 14 (7.18%) Website Architecture
14 13 (6.67%) Content Management
15 9 (4.62%) Software Engineering
15 9 (4.62%) Usability Testing
15 9 (4.62%) Internet Marketing
16 8 (4.10%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (32.82%) JavaScript
2 31 (15.90%) PHP
3 30 (15.38%) C#
4 28 (14.36%) T-SQL
5 18 (9.23%) SQL
6 13 (6.67%) Java
7 12 (6.15%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.10%) PHP5
9 4 (2.05%) Ruby
10 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.51%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) WCAG
1 2 (1.03%) WAI
Systems Management
1 8 (4.10%) Plesk
1 8 (4.10%) cPanel
1 8 (4.10%) Webmin
2 2 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 100 (51.28%) Google
2 24 (12.31%) Adobe
3 17 (8.72%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.08%) Zend
5 4 (2.05%) Facebook
5 4 (2.05%) Yahoo!
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle
6 3 (1.54%) hybris
7 2 (1.03%) Twitter
7 2 (1.03%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.03%) Confirmit
7 2 (1.03%) IBM
7 2 (1.03%) Omniture
7 2 (1.03%) Endeca
7 2 (1.03%) ATG
7 2 (1.03%) OpenText
7 2 (1.03%) RedDot
8 1 (0.51%) Capita
8 1 (0.51%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.51%) Remedy
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000 basic (+ seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky
Salary: Highly competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology
Salary: Highly competitive plus excellent benefits and free Sky package
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive and superb benefits including free Sky
Posted: 8 days ago