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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 190 156 143
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -13
Permanent jobs citing SEO 52 96 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.72% 1.38% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.67% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 36 60 83
Average salary £29,650 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £40,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +8.06%
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
6271 5743 4672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.09% 82.85% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5116 4338 3763
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -22 27 £26,000 -13.33% 5
South Yorkshire -5 13 £30,000 +11.11% 4
North Yorkshire +3 8 £31,500 -3.07% 4
East Yorkshire +8 2 £31,500 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 88 (60.69%) Marketing
2 71 (48.97%) HTML
3 69 (47.59%) CSS
4 61 (42.07%) JavaScript
5 54 (37.24%) Google
5 54 (37.24%) Analytics
6 51 (35.17%) jQuery
7 42 (28.97%) Pay per click
8 39 (26.90%) CMS
8 39 (26.90%) Google Analytics
8 39 (26.90%) Web Development
9 38 (26.21%) Digital Marketing
10 35 (24.14%) PHP
10 35 (24.14%) HTML5
10 35 (24.14%) CSS3
11 34 (23.45%) MVC
12 32 (22.07%) .NET
13 31 (21.38%) MySQL
14 29 (20.00%) Photoshop
15 26 (17.93%) SQL Server
15 26 (17.93%) E-Commerce
15 26 (17.93%) Adobe
15 26 (17.93%) Social Media
16 25 (17.24%) User Experience
17 24 (16.55%) Web Analytics
18 22 (15.17%) Git (software)
19 21 (14.48%) Responsive Web Design
19 21 (14.48%) Web Design
20 20 (13.79%) C#
20 20 (13.79%) Sass

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 39 (26.90%) CMS
2 12 (8.28%) WordPress
3 11 (7.59%) Drupal
3 11 (7.59%) Umbraco
4 9 (6.21%) ExpressionEngine
4 9 (6.21%) concrete5
5 6 (4.14%) Sitefinity
5 6 (4.14%) IIS
6 1 (0.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.69%) Joomla!
Applications
1 29 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 13 (8.97%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (8.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (6.90%) MS Office
4 9 (6.21%) MS Excel
5 7 (4.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.38%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (26.90%) Google Analytics
2 15 (10.34%) Magento
3 7 (4.83%) WebTrends
4 3 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) Internet
2 5 (3.45%) HTTP
3 2 (1.38%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) Firewall
4 1 (0.69%) DNS
4 1 (0.69%) SSL
4 1 (0.69%) WAN
4 1 (0.69%) DHCP
4 1 (0.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.38%) MySQL
2 26 (17.93%) SQL Server
3 20 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (15.17%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 9 (6.21%) Subversion
3 4 (2.76%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.69%) Redmine
5 1 (0.69%) Grunt
5 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 88 (60.69%) Marketing
2 16 (11.03%) Advertising
3 10 (6.90%) Finance
4 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.07%) Retail
5 3 (2.07%) Publishing
6 2 (1.38%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Automotive
7 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 71 (48.97%) Developer
2 37 (25.52%) Web Developer
3 18 (12.41%) Front-End Developer
4 16 (11.03%) PHP Developer
5 14 (9.66%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.21%) Account Manager
7 9 (6.21%) Analyst
7 9 (6.21%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Web Manager
8 8 (5.52%) SEO Consultant
8 8 (5.52%) Consultant
9 7 (4.83%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (4.83%) PHP Web Developer
9 7 (4.83%) PPC Specialist
9 7 (4.83%) PPC Executive
9 7 (4.83%) PPC Manager
9 7 (4.83%) PPC Analyst
10 5 (3.45%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (3.45%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (48.97%) HTML
2 69 (47.59%) CSS
3 51 (35.17%) jQuery
4 35 (24.14%) HTML5
4 35 (24.14%) CSS3
5 32 (22.07%) .NET
6 20 (13.79%) Sass
7 15 (10.34%) LESS
7 15 (10.34%) ASP.NET
8 9 (6.21%) XHTML
9 8 (5.52%) Ajax
10 7 (4.83%) Backbone.js
10 7 (4.83%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (4.14%) LAMP
12 5 (3.45%) XML
12 5 (3.45%) .NET Framework
13 4 (2.76%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (2.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (2.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.93%) Social Media
2 25 (17.24%) User Experience
3 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.28%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.52%) Animation
6 7 (4.83%) Digital Media
7 5 (3.45%) Blog
8 3 (2.07%) W3C
9 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.69%) BBC
10 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.69%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.69%) FMCG
10 1 (0.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.03%) Linux
2 6 (4.14%) Android
2 6 (4.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.69%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (37.24%) Analytics
2 42 (28.97%) Pay per click
3 39 (26.90%) Web Development
4 38 (26.21%) Digital Marketing
5 34 (23.45%) MVC
6 26 (17.93%) E-Commerce
7 24 (16.55%) Web Analytics
8 21 (14.48%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (14.48%) Web Design
9 18 (12.41%) Time Management
10 15 (10.34%) OO
11 14 (9.66%) OOP
12 13 (8.97%) Content Management
13 12 (8.28%) Software Engineering
14 11 (7.59%) OO PHP
15 10 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
16 9 (6.21%) Online Marketing
16 9 (6.21%) Project Management
17 7 (4.83%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (4.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (42.07%) JavaScript
2 35 (24.14%) PHP
3 20 (13.79%) C#
4 15 (10.34%) SQL
5 10 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.21%) VB.NET
6 9 (6.21%) PHP5
7 5 (3.45%) Java
8 4 (2.76%) Ruby
9 3 (2.07%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.14%) Degree
2 3 (2.07%) VCP4
3 1 (0.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) SLA
1 1 (0.69%) WCAG
1 1 (0.69%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 54 (37.24%) Google
2 26 (17.93%) Adobe
3 19 (13.10%) Facebook
4 18 (12.41%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.21%) Zend
5 9 (6.21%) Twitter
6 8 (5.52%) Yahoo!
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle
7 2 (1.38%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.38%) Hitwise
8 1 (0.69%) F5
8 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco
8 1 (0.69%) HP
8 1 (0.69%) Dell
8 1 (0.69%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.69%) BT
8 1 (0.69%) Open Text
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