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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 147 146 103
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -43
Permanent jobs citing SEO 95 107 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.42% 1.51% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.81% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 55 63 105
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
5750 5927 4521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.06% 83.37% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4610 4697 3503
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +23 53 £26,500 -7.82% 4
South Yorkshire +12 30 £32,500 +19.26% 1
North Yorkshire +2 11 £30,000 -14.28% 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 100 (67.11%) Marketing
2 78 (52.35%) Google
3 70 (46.98%) HTML
4 66 (44.30%) CSS
5 60 (40.27%) JavaScript
6 58 (38.93%) Analytics
7 54 (36.24%) jQuery
8 51 (34.23%) Google Analytics
9 46 (30.87%) Web Development
10 45 (30.20%) Social Media
11 44 (29.53%) Pay per click
12 43 (28.86%) Digital Marketing
13 39 (26.17%) .NET
14 29 (19.46%) SQL Server
14 29 (19.46%) E-Commerce
14 29 (19.46%) CMS
15 28 (18.79%) MVC
15 28 (18.79%) HTML5
16 27 (18.12%) CSS3
17 25 (16.78%) PHP
18 24 (16.11%) Photoshop
18 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET
18 24 (16.11%) Project Management
18 24 (16.11%) Adobe
19 23 (15.44%) MySQL
19 23 (15.44%) C#
19 23 (15.44%) Relational Database
20 21 (14.09%) User Experience
20 21 (14.09%) T-SQL
20 21 (14.09%) SQL Server 2005

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (19.46%) CMS
2 14 (9.40%) IIS
3 9 (6.04%) Sitefinity
3 9 (6.04%) Umbraco
4 7 (4.70%) Drupal
5 6 (4.03%) WordPress
6 2 (1.34%) DNN
7 1 (0.67%) concrete5
7 1 (0.67%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 24 (16.11%) Photoshop
2 9 (6.04%) MS Office
3 8 (5.37%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (5.37%) Fireworks
4 7 (4.70%) MS Excel
5 6 (4.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (2.68%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (1.34%) SPSS
7 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (34.23%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.36%) MailChimp
3 4 (2.68%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.72%) Intranet
2 12 (8.05%) Internet
3 9 (6.04%) HTTP
4 8 (5.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.44%) MySQL
2 23 (15.44%) Relational Database
3 21 (14.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (10.74%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.72%) Subversion
3 11 (7.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.34%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.67%) Grunt
General
1 100 (67.11%) Marketing
2 10 (6.71%) Advertising
3 8 (5.37%) Finance
4 5 (3.36%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.68%) Electronics
5 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.68%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.68%) French Language
5 4 (2.68%) German Language
6 2 (1.34%) Games
6 2 (1.34%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Automotive
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (44.30%) Developer
2 44 (29.53%) Web Developer
3 18 (12.08%) .NET Developer
4 17 (11.41%) SEO Executive
4 17 (11.41%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (9.40%) PPC Specialist
5 14 (9.40%) PPC Manager
5 14 (9.40%) PPC Analyst
5 14 (9.40%) PPC Executive
6 12 (8.05%) Account Manager
7 11 (7.38%) .NET Web Developer
7 11 (7.38%) Junior
8 10 (6.71%) Junior Developer
8 10 (6.71%) PHP Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Consultant
9 9 (6.04%) SEO Consultant
10 8 (5.37%) Front-End Web Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Junior Web Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Designer
11 6 (4.03%) SEO Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (46.98%) HTML
2 66 (44.30%) CSS
3 54 (36.24%) jQuery
4 39 (26.17%) .NET
5 28 (18.79%) HTML5
6 27 (18.12%) CSS3
7 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET
8 14 (9.40%) Sass
9 11 (7.38%) LESS
9 11 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (6.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (3.36%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (1.34%) LAMP
12 2 (1.34%) XHTML
12 2 (1.34%) Zend Framework
12 2 (1.34%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (1.34%) JSON
12 2 (1.34%) Ajax
12 2 (1.34%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (1.34%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 45 (30.20%) Social Media
2 21 (14.09%) User Experience
3 13 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.38%) Graphic Design
4 11 (7.38%) Animation
5 8 (5.37%) Blog
6 4 (2.68%) Copywriting
6 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.68%) Open Source
7 3 (2.01%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.01%) W3C
8 1 (0.67%) New Media
8 1 (0.67%) FMCG
8 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.38%) Linux
1 11 (7.38%) Apple iOS
1 11 (7.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.93%) Analytics
2 46 (30.87%) Web Development
3 44 (29.53%) Pay per click
4 43 (28.86%) Digital Marketing
5 29 (19.46%) E-Commerce
6 28 (18.79%) MVC
7 24 (16.11%) Project Management
8 19 (12.75%) Online Marketing
9 18 (12.08%) Web Design
10 17 (11.41%) Time Management
11 16 (10.74%) Web Analytics
12 11 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (7.38%) Scrum
13 10 (6.71%) SOA
14 9 (6.04%) Software Engineering
14 9 (6.04%) Usability Testing
15 8 (5.37%) Android Development
15 8 (5.37%) iOS Development
16 7 (4.70%) Internet Marketing
17 6 (4.03%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (40.27%) JavaScript
2 25 (16.78%) PHP
3 23 (15.44%) C#
4 21 (14.09%) T-SQL
5 14 (9.40%) SQL
6 10 (6.71%) VB.NET
7 9 (6.04%) Java
8 5 (3.36%) Ruby
9 4 (2.68%) PHP5
10 1 (0.67%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) WCAG
1 2 (1.34%) WAI
Systems Management
1 8 (5.37%) Plesk
1 8 (5.37%) cPanel
1 8 (5.37%) Webmin
Vendors
1 78 (52.35%) Google
2 24 (16.11%) Adobe
3 10 (6.71%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.03%) Zend
4 6 (4.03%) Facebook
5 4 (2.68%) Yahoo!
6 3 (2.01%) Twitter
7 2 (1.34%) OpenText
7 2 (1.34%) RedDot
7 2 (1.34%) Confirmit
7 2 (1.34%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.67%) Hitwise
8 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.67%) PayPal
8 1 (0.67%) Omniture
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle
8 1 (0.67%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.67%) Remedy
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Hull
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £25,000 - £45,000 DEO + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Hull
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Welford Media
Posted: 27 days ago