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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 144 143 142
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 14 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.55% 1.00% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.11% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 18
Median salary £32,750 £35,000 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.42% +41.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £51,000 £30,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2341 2974 3356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 91.20% 90.15% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2051 2409 2659
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing SEO as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in Leeds

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) HTML
2 16 (43.24%) CSS
3 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (37.84%) Front End Development
5 13 (35.14%) HTML5
5 13 (35.14%) CSS3
5 13 (35.14%) Web Development
6 12 (32.43%) CMS
6 12 (32.43%) SDLC
7 11 (29.73%) User Experience
7 11 (29.73%) Scrum
7 11 (29.73%) Marketing
8 10 (27.03%) Adobe
9 7 (18.92%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 7 (18.92%) PHP
9 7 (18.92%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (18.92%) Content Management
10 6 (16.22%) WCAG
10 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
10 6 (16.22%) DSDM
10 6 (16.22%) MVC
10 6 (16.22%) W3C
10 6 (16.22%) Mobile First
10 6 (16.22%) jQuery
11 5 (13.51%) EPiServer
11 5 (13.51%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (13.51%) Sitecore
11 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC

SEO
Top Related 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 12 (32.43%) CMS
2 5 (13.51%) EPiServer
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (10.81%) WordPress
4 2 (5.41%) concrete5
4 2 (5.41%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (5.41%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.41%) Basecamp
2 2 (5.41%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
1 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) CouchDB
3 2 (5.41%) Redis
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.11%) gulp
4 2 (5.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (5.41%) Bower
4 2 (5.41%) Grunt
5 1 (2.70%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 11 (29.73%) Marketing
2 4 (10.81%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Project Manager
3 8 (21.62%) Business Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (8.11%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Creative Designer
6 1 (2.70%) Designer
6 1 (2.70%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Marketing Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Marketing Executive
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Digital Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) SEO Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) SEO Executive
6 1 (2.70%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.70%) UX Designer
6 1 (2.70%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) CSS
1 16 (43.24%) HTML
2 13 (35.14%) CSS3
2 13 (35.14%) HTML5
3 6 (16.22%) jQuery
4 5 (13.51%) .NET
4 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
4 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (13.51%) Sass
4 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (8.11%) LESS
6 2 (5.41%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (5.41%) JSON
6 2 (5.41%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (5.41%) Node.js
6 2 (5.41%) Phalcon
6 2 (5.41%) PhoneGap
6 2 (5.41%) RESTful
6 2 (5.41%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) User Experience
2 6 (16.22%) W3C
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.41%) Social Media
6 1 (2.70%) New Media
6 1 (2.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) CentOS
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Front End Development
3 13 (35.14%) Web Development
4 12 (32.43%) SDLC
5 11 (29.73%) Scrum
6 7 (18.92%) Content Management
6 7 (18.92%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 7 (18.92%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (16.22%) DSDM
7 6 (16.22%) Mobile First
7 6 (16.22%) MVC
8 5 (13.51%) Analytics
8 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
9 4 (10.81%) Project Management
9 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
9 4 (10.81%) Wireframes
10 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
10 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.11%) Kanban
10 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.92%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) WCAG
2 1 (2.70%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Varnish
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Adobe
2 5 (13.51%) Google
2 5 (13.51%) OpenText
2 5 (13.51%) Sitecore
3 3 (8.11%) Zend
4 2 (5.41%) PayPal
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
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