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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 141 153
Rank change year-on-year +14 +12  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 28 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.11% 0.79% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.86% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 20
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £28,950
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  

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 2344 2667 2985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 93.20% 91.30% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1954 2186 2342
Median salary £47,500 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.46% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 17 (41.46%) HTML
1 17 (41.46%) CSS
2 16 (39.02%) Front End Development
3 15 (36.59%) PHP
3 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (34.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (34.15%) HTML5
4 14 (34.15%) CSS3
5 12 (29.27%) SDLC
5 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
6 11 (26.83%) Marketing
7 10 (24.39%) CMS
8 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
8 7 (17.07%) Adobe
8 7 (17.07%) Retail
8 7 (17.07%) Content Management
9 6 (14.63%) Web Development
9 6 (14.63%) Wireless
10 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
10 5 (12.20%) jQuery
10 5 (12.20%) Gantt Chart
10 5 (12.20%) Software Delivery
10 5 (12.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (12.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (12.20%) DSDM
10 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (12.20%) SQL
10 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
10 5 (12.20%) Project Management
10 5 (12.20%) Scrum

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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 10 (24.39%) CMS
2 4 (9.76%) WordPress
3 1 (2.44%) concrete5
3 1 (2.44%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (2.44%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (7.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.44%) Basecamp
2 1 (2.44%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.44%) Redis
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) gulp
2 1 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.44%) Bower
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Grunt
General
1 11 (26.83%) Marketing
2 7 (17.07%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
4 2 (4.88%) Advertising
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
1 12 (29.27%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) HTML CSS Developer
3 5 (12.20%) HTML Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Junior
5 2 (4.88%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.44%) SEO Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) SEO Executive
6 1 (2.44%) SEO Specialist
6 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) CSS
1 17 (41.46%) HTML
2 14 (34.15%) CSS3
2 14 (34.15%) HTML5
2 14 (34.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (12.20%) jQuery
4 4 (9.76%) Sass
5 2 (4.88%) JSON
5 2 (4.88%) LESS
5 2 (4.88%) Node.js
5 2 (4.88%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) Ajax
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (2.44%) Laravel
6 1 (2.44%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (2.44%) Phalcon
6 1 (2.44%) PhoneGap
6 1 (2.44%) React
6 1 (2.44%) RESTful
6 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Social Media
3 2 (4.88%) Blog
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) CentOS
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Front End Development
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (29.27%) SDLC
4 7 (17.07%) Content Management
4 7 (17.07%) E-Commerce
5 6 (14.63%) Web Development
6 5 (12.20%) DSDM
6 5 (12.20%) Gantt Chart
6 5 (12.20%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (12.20%) Scrum
6 5 (12.20%) Software Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.88%) Analytics
8 2 (4.88%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
8 2 (4.88%) Migration
8 2 (4.88%) Pay per click
8 2 (4.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) PHP
2 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Varnish
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Adobe
2 3 (7.32%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) Zend
4 1 (2.44%) PayPal
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
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