Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for SEO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SEO over the 6 months to 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 204 155
Rank change year-on-year +25 -49 +50
Permanent jobs citing SEO 41 27 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.87% 0.49% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.54% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 40 27 138
Leeds median annual salary £33,000 £26,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.53% -10.17% -15.71%
10th Percentile £24,075 £21,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £46,750 £37,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £32,000 £29,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% -6.45% -4.62%

SEO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4361 4967 6381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.37% 90.87% 91.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3689 4175 4985
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing SEO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Leeds

SEO
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO in Leeds.

Salary trend for SEO in Leeds

SEO
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SEO.

1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) PHP
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 12 (29.27%) Marketing
4 11 (26.83%) CSS
4 11 (26.83%) HTML
5 8 (19.51%) SQL
5 8 (19.51%) Front End Development
6 7 (17.07%) MySQL
6 7 (17.07%) OOP
6 7 (17.07%) TDD
6 7 (17.07%) MVC
6 7 (17.07%) CMS
6 7 (17.07%) HTML5
6 7 (17.07%) Social Media
6 7 (17.07%) Node.js
6 7 (17.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (14.63%) Analytics
7 6 (14.63%) CSS3
7 6 (14.63%) Degree
7 6 (14.63%) Google
7 6 (14.63%) Zend
7 6 (14.63%) jQuery
7 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
7 6 (14.63%) LAMP
7 6 (14.63%) Ajax
7 6 (14.63%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (14.63%) OOD
8 5 (12.20%) Adobe
8 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.07%) CMS
2 3 (7.32%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.88%) WordPress
4 1 (2.44%) Drupal
4 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.44%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.44%) nginx
4 1 (2.44%) TYPO3
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.88%) Chatbot
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.88%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.44%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Redis
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (29.27%) Marketing
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) PHP Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Content Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Executive
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing Executive
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.88%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (4.88%) HTML Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Junior
6 2 (4.88%) Marketing Executive
6 2 (4.88%) Marketing Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Junior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior SEO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) CSS
1 11 (26.83%) HTML
2 7 (17.07%) HTML5
2 7 (17.07%) Node.js
2 7 (17.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (14.63%) Ajax
3 6 (14.63%) CSS3
3 6 (14.63%) jQuery
3 6 (14.63%) LAMP
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.44%) CakePHP
4 1 (2.44%) J2EE
4 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.44%) React
4 1 (2.44%) Sass
4 1 (2.44%) Spring
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Social Media
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Blog
4 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.88%) Taxonomies
4 2 (4.88%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.44%) iPad
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) Front End Development
3 7 (17.07%) MVC
3 7 (17.07%) OOP
3 7 (17.07%) TDD
4 6 (14.63%) Analytics
4 6 (14.63%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (14.63%) OOD
5 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (12.20%) Pay per click
6 4 (9.76%) Content Management
6 4 (9.76%) CRM
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (7.32%) Content Writing
7 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.32%) SDLC
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.32%) Web Analytics
7 3 (7.32%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) PHP
2 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Google
1 6 (14.63%) Zend
2 5 (12.20%) Adobe
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) DoubleClick