The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 362 334
Rank change year-on-year -16 -28  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 261 309 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.77% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.85% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 196 270 311
London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
10th Percentile £29,814 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 33413 36177 40004
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.07% 90.57% 88.97%
Number of salaries quoted 113282 135936 136312
London median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.34%  
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO in London

SEO
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SEO in London

SEO
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in London

SEO
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +58 45 £42,500 -11.45% 7
Wimbledon - 3 £55,000 -
Hammersmith -25 2 £44,750 -5.78%
Uxbridge - 2 £57,500 -
West End of London +4 1 - - 6
Westminster -9 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £50,000 - 2
Twickenham - 1 £48,000 -
SEO
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for SEO.

1 285 (57.11%) Marketing
2 247 (49.50%) HTML
3 221 (44.29%) Analytics
4 220 (44.09%) CSS
5 211 (42.28%) JavaScript
6 191 (38.28%) User Experience
7 145 (29.06%) Digital Marketing
8 137 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
9 134 (26.85%) CMS
10 132 (26.45%) Google
11 124 (24.85%) HTML5
12 117 (23.45%) Google Analytics
13 107 (21.44%) Social Media
14 103 (20.64%) Front End Development
15 98 (19.64%) Web Development
16 97 (19.44%) Pay per click
17 90 (18.04%) E-Commerce
18 89 (17.84%) CSS3
18 89 (17.84%) jQuery
19 87 (17.43%) Content Management
20 84 (16.83%) Finance
21 81 (16.23%) Advertising
22 77 (15.43%) AngularJS
23 75 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
24 71 (14.23%) Sass
24 71 (14.23%) Degree
25 68 (13.63%) Web Analytics
26 66 (13.23%) Git (software)
27 60 (12.02%) Adobe
28 58 (11.62%) MVC

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 134 (26.85%) CMS
2 31 (6.21%) Sitecore CMS
2 31 (6.21%) WordPress
3 28 (5.61%) EPiServer
4 14 (2.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (1.60%) SAS
6 6 (1.20%) Apache
7 5 (1.00%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.00%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.80%) Drupal
9 3 (0.60%) Confluence
9 3 (0.60%) IIS
10 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (9.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (6.81%) Photoshop
3 21 (4.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.80%) InDesign
8 4 (0.80%) SPSS
9 2 (0.40%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 22 (4.41%) Eloqua
2 10 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.80%) Magento
3 9 (1.80%) SessionCam
3 9 (1.80%) Social Studio
4 6 (1.20%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.80%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 117 (23.45%) Google Analytics
2 33 (6.61%) AdWords
3 31 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (5.01%) Adobe Analytics
5 19 (3.81%) SaaS
6 17 (3.41%) Google Tag Manager
6 17 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (1.20%) Chartbeat
8 5 (1.00%) GitHub
8 5 (1.00%) PaaS
9 4 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.80%) IaaS
10 2 (0.40%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.20%) Asana
11 1 (0.20%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.20%) Office 365
11 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.21%) Internet
2 19 (3.81%) HTTP
3 11 (2.20%) DNS
4 8 (1.60%) Skype
5 5 (1.00%) VoIP
6 4 (0.80%) Intranet
7 2 (0.40%) 4G
7 2 (0.40%) Broadband
7 2 (0.40%) DHCP
7 2 (0.40%) SAN
7 2 (0.40%) SMTP
8 1 (0.20%) Firewall
8 1 (0.20%) FTP
8 1 (0.20%) LAN
8 1 (0.20%) SMS
8 1 (0.20%) SSH
8 1 (0.20%) SSL
8 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.20%) VPN
8 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.21%) MySQL
2 28 (5.61%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.01%) Big Data
4 14 (2.81%) NoSQL
5 13 (2.61%) Couchbase
5 13 (2.61%) Data Mining
5 13 (2.61%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.20%) Mixpanel
7 5 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.80%) Redis
9 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.20%) DB2
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 66 (13.23%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.01%) Selenium
3 27 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
4 25 (5.01%) gulp
5 21 (4.21%) Mocha
6 17 (3.41%) Bower
6 17 (3.41%) Grunt
6 17 (3.41%) Jasmine
6 17 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (3.21%) TeamCity
8 13 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (2.61%) Protractor
8 13 (2.61%) Sinon.JS
8 13 (2.61%) Visual Studio
9 12 (2.40%) PostCSS
10 10 (2.00%) git-flow
10 10 (2.00%) JIRA
10 10 (2.00%) QUnit
11 8 (1.60%) Subversion
12 4 (0.80%) RSpec
General
1 285 (57.11%) Marketing
2 84 (16.83%) Finance
3 81 (16.23%) Advertising
4 55 (11.02%) Retail
5 29 (5.81%) Legal
6 19 (3.81%) Publishing
7 15 (3.01%) Games
8 12 (2.40%) Banking
8 12 (2.40%) Telecoms
9 11 (2.20%) Electronics
9 11 (2.20%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.00%) Automotive
11 5 (1.00%) German Language
12 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.40%) French Language
13 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.40%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 176 (35.27%) Developer
2 95 (19.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 51 (10.22%) Analyst
4 40 (8.02%) SEO Manager
5 35 (7.01%) Senior Developer
6 34 (6.81%) HTML Developer
7 29 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
8 28 (5.61%) Consultant
9 22 (4.41%) Digital Analyst
10 20 (4.01%) Web Developer
11 19 (3.81%) Marketing Manager
12 17 (3.41%) Lead Developer
13 16 (3.21%) Junior
14 15 (3.01%) E-Commerce Manager
14 15 (3.01%) HTML CSS Developer
14 15 (3.01%) Search Manager
14 15 (3.01%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 14 (2.81%) Angular Developer
15 14 (2.81%) Designer
15 14 (2.81%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (49.50%) HTML
2 220 (44.09%) CSS
3 124 (24.85%) HTML5
4 89 (17.84%) CSS3
4 89 (17.84%) jQuery
5 77 (15.43%) AngularJS
6 71 (14.23%) Sass
7 54 (10.82%) LESS
8 43 (8.62%) .NET
9 42 (8.42%) React
10 34 (6.81%) Node.js
11 31 (6.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (5.21%) RESTful
13 23 (4.61%) Backbone.js
13 23 (4.61%) XHTML
14 21 (4.21%) Ember.js
15 20 (4.01%) Chai
16 19 (3.81%) Handlebars
17 18 (3.61%) Web Services
17 18 (3.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 191 (38.28%) User Experience
2 107 (21.44%) Social Media
3 75 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (7.21%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.41%) New Media
7 16 (3.21%) Digital Media
7 16 (3.21%) Fintech
8 13 (2.61%) Cloud Native
9 9 (1.80%) Blog
10 7 (1.40%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.40%) Over-the-Top Content
10 7 (1.40%) Semantic Web
10 7 (1.40%) Streaming Video
11 6 (1.20%) Equities
11 6 (1.20%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.00%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.80%) Graphic Design
13 4 (0.80%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.00%) Windows
2 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
2 4 (0.80%) Linux
3 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.20%) Android
4 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.20%) Unix
4 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (44.29%) Analytics
2 145 (29.06%) Digital Marketing
3 137 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (20.64%) Front End Development
5 98 (19.64%) Web Development
6 97 (19.44%) Pay per click
7 90 (18.04%) E-Commerce
8 87 (17.43%) Content Management
9 68 (13.63%) Web Analytics
10 58 (11.62%) MVC
11 52 (10.42%) Scrum
12 51 (10.22%) Marketing Strategy
13 44 (8.82%) CRM
13 44 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
14 39 (7.82%) Wireframes
15 38 (7.62%) Project Management
16 36 (7.21%) B2B
17 34 (6.81%) Online Marketing
18 32 (6.41%) TDD
19 30 (6.01%) Marketing Automation
Programming Languages
1 211 (42.28%) JavaScript
2 53 (10.62%) PHP
2 53 (10.62%) SQL
3 26 (5.21%) ES6
4 24 (4.81%) Java
5 18 (3.61%) C#
6 14 (2.81%) Python
6 14 (2.81%) TypeScript
7 8 (1.60%) VBA
8 4 (0.80%) C
8 4 (0.80%) C++
8 4 (0.80%) Ruby
9 3 (0.60%) Apple Swift
9 3 (0.60%) Clojure
9 3 (0.60%) Go
10 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.20%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.20%) R
10 1 (0.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (14.23%) Degree
2 8 (1.60%) ISEB
3 6 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.60%) OCMJEA
5 3 (0.60%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.60%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.40%) Analytics IQ
6 2 (0.40%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.40%) MBA
6 2 (0.40%) PMP
7 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.80%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.60%) WCAG
3 2 (0.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.20%) Docker
1 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.60%) cPanel
2 2 (0.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) Ansible
3 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 132 (26.45%) Google
2 60 (12.02%) Adobe
3 47 (9.42%) Microsoft
4 31 (6.21%) Sitecore
5 23 (4.61%) Marketo
6 20 (4.01%) Optimizely
7 19 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (3.21%) Facebook
9 13 (2.61%) SAP
10 11 (2.20%) Twitter
11 10 (2.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 9 (1.80%) Hootsuite
13 8 (1.60%) Alias
13 8 (1.60%) Cadence
13 8 (1.60%) Omniture
14 7 (1.40%) DoubleClick
15 5 (1.00%) Hitwise
15 5 (1.00%) Zend
16 3 (0.60%) Qubit
17 2 (0.40%) HubSpot
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Opensauce /New Growth Ltd
Salary: £300 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Hotcourses
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Yoh
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Explore Group
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-working
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Birch & James Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago