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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 193 167 167
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 60 79 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.87% 1.20% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.45% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 46 56 63
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
6000 5452 4753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.71% 82.97% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4917 4172 3924
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 January 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 29 January 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 30 £30,000 - 1
North Yorkshire +18 14 £30,000 -1.63% 3
South Yorkshire -10 13 £33,000 +37.50% 2
East Yorkshire -3 2 £31,500 +8.62% 2
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 90 (64.29%) Marketing
2 66 (47.14%) HTML
2 66 (47.14%) CSS
3 56 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 46 (32.86%) Analytics
5 45 (32.14%) jQuery
6 42 (30.00%) Google
7 35 (25.00%) Pay per click
8 33 (23.57%) Web Development
8 33 (23.57%) PHP
9 32 (22.86%) HTML5
10 31 (22.14%) Google Analytics
10 31 (22.14%) E-Commerce
10 31 (22.14%) MVC
10 31 (22.14%) CMS
11 30 (21.43%) CSS3
12 28 (20.00%) Photoshop
13 27 (19.29%) MySQL
13 27 (19.29%) Digital Marketing
14 25 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
15 24 (17.14%) .NET
15 24 (17.14%) Adobe
16 23 (16.43%) SQL Server
16 23 (16.43%) User Experience
17 22 (15.71%) Social Media
18 21 (15.00%) Web Analytics
19 18 (12.86%) C#
19 18 (12.86%) Linux
19 18 (12.86%) Facebook
20 17 (12.14%) Analytical Skills

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 31 (22.14%) CMS
2 14 (10.00%) WordPress
3 9 (6.43%) ExpressionEngine
3 9 (6.43%) concrete5
4 8 (5.71%) Drupal
5 7 (5.00%) IIS
6 6 (4.29%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.43%) Apache
8 2 (1.43%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.71%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 16 (11.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (9.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (6.43%) MS Excel
5 8 (5.71%) MS Office
6 6 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (2.86%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 31 (22.14%) Google Analytics
2 12 (8.57%) Magento
3 7 (5.00%) WebTrends
4 3 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) Internet
2 2 (1.43%) Firewall
2 2 (1.43%) Intranet
2 2 (1.43%) WAN
2 2 (1.43%) DHCP
2 2 (1.43%) FTP
2 2 (1.43%) SSL
2 2 (1.43%) DNS
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.29%) MySQL
2 23 (16.43%) SQL Server
3 16 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 7 (5.00%) Subversion
4 4 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) Redmine
General
1 90 (64.29%) Marketing
2 9 (6.43%) Advertising
3 8 (5.71%) Finance
4 7 (5.00%) Publishing
5 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.86%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (42.86%) Developer
2 31 (22.14%) Web Developer
3 14 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 13 (9.29%) Front-End Developer
4 13 (9.29%) .NET Developer
5 12 (8.57%) Account Manager
6 10 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.14%) Analyst
7 9 (6.43%) SEO Account Manager
8 8 (5.71%) PHP Web Developer
8 8 (5.71%) Web Manager
8 8 (5.71%) Consultant
8 8 (5.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 8 (5.71%) SEO Consultant
8 8 (5.71%) Designer
9 7 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Technical Account Manager
10 6 (4.29%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.57%) PPC Specialist
11 5 (3.57%) PPC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (47.14%) HTML
1 66 (47.14%) CSS
2 45 (32.14%) jQuery
3 32 (22.86%) HTML5
4 30 (21.43%) CSS3
5 24 (17.14%) .NET
6 16 (11.43%) Sass
7 15 (10.71%) XHTML
8 12 (8.57%) ASP.NET
9 11 (7.86%) LESS
10 7 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (5.00%) Backbone.js
10 7 (5.00%) Ajax
11 6 (4.29%) LAMP
12 5 (3.57%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.57%) Flash
12 5 (3.57%) XML
13 4 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (2.86%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.43%) User Experience
2 22 (15.71%) Social Media
3 17 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.57%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.71%) Animation
6 7 (5.00%) Blog
6 7 (5.00%) Algorithms
7 6 (4.29%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.14%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.43%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.71%) Open Source
10 1 (0.71%) FMCG
10 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.71%) W3C
10 1 (0.71%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.86%) Linux
2 6 (4.29%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.29%) Android
3 2 (1.43%) Windows
3 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.86%) Analytics
2 35 (25.00%) Pay per click
3 33 (23.57%) Web Development
4 31 (22.14%) E-Commerce
4 31 (22.14%) MVC
5 27 (19.29%) Digital Marketing
6 25 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 21 (15.00%) Web Analytics
8 17 (12.14%) Web Design
9 15 (10.71%) OO
10 14 (10.00%) OOP
10 14 (10.00%) Content Management
11 13 (9.29%) Online Marketing
12 11 (7.86%) OO PHP
13 10 (7.14%) Project Management
13 10 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
13 10 (7.14%) Time Management
14 8 (5.71%) Software Engineering
14 8 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (5.71%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 56 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 33 (23.57%) PHP
3 18 (12.86%) C#
4 11 (7.86%) SQL
5 8 (5.71%) PHP5
6 7 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.29%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.57%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.43%) X++
10 1 (0.71%) Java
10 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (4.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 42 (30.00%) Google
2 24 (17.14%) Adobe
3 18 (12.86%) Facebook
4 17 (12.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.43%) Zend
6 8 (5.71%) Twitter
7 7 (5.00%) Yahoo!
8 2 (1.43%) VMware
8 2 (1.43%) BT
8 2 (1.43%) Oracle
8 2 (1.43%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.43%) Cisco
8 2 (1.43%) HP
8 2 (1.43%) Dell
8 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.43%) F5
8 2 (1.43%) Hitwise
8 2 (1.43%) Sitecore
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