Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 223 226
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SEO 42 52 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.64% 0.73% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.78% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 41 52 49
West Yorkshire median annual salary £34,000 £30,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.57% -12.14% +29.63%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £58,375 £53,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +1.56% +7.93%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,070 6,627 7,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 93.01% 92.87% 91.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5,129 5,679 6,287
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
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
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO in West Yorkshire

SEO
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SEO in West Yorkshire

SEO
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SEO in West Yorkshire

SEO
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +9 29 £35,500 +24.56% 5
Huddersfield +13 7 £30,000 -
Bradford +17 5 £47,500 +31.94% 2
Wakefield - 1 £32,500 - 1
SEO
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 24 (57.14%) CSS
2 23 (54.76%) Web Development
3 22 (52.38%) HTML
4 17 (40.48%) CMS
5 16 (38.10%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (38.10%) User Experience
6 15 (35.71%) HTML5
6 15 (35.71%) CSS3
6 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 14 (33.33%) Marketing
8 13 (30.95%) jQuery
9 11 (26.19%) WordPress
10 10 (23.81%) PHP
11 9 (21.43%) Java
11 9 (21.43%) MySQL
11 9 (21.43%) Linux
11 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (21.43%) Front End Development
12 8 (19.05%) Analytics
12 8 (19.05%) Degree
13 7 (16.67%) TDD
13 7 (16.67%) LAMP
13 7 (16.67%) Debian
13 7 (16.67%) Photoshop
13 7 (16.67%) .NET
13 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
13 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 7 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
13 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
13 7 (16.67%) Data Protection

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 17 (40.48%) CMS
2 11 (26.19%) WordPress
3 7 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Chatbot
1 7 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.76%) GIMP
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) GitHub
2 4 (9.52%) Google Analytics
3 3 (7.14%) AdWords
4 2 (4.76%) npm
5 1 (2.38%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) gulp
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.38%) Grunt
5 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 14 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (7.14%) Advertising
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (11.90%) Designer
5 5 (11.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) HTML Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Marketing Manager
6 4 (9.52%) UX Designer
7 3 (7.14%) Digital Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 3 (7.14%) SEO Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Customer Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Web Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) IT Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) CSS
2 22 (52.38%) HTML
3 15 (35.71%) CSS3
3 15 (35.71%) HTML5
4 13 (30.95%) jQuery
5 7 (16.67%) .NET
5 7 (16.67%) LAMP
6 4 (9.52%) Ajax
6 4 (9.52%) Sass
7 3 (7.14%) Spring
8 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.76%) Laravel
8 2 (4.76%) LESS
8 2 (4.76%) Node.js
8 2 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (4.76%) React
8 2 (4.76%) Symfony
8 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.38%) Web Services
9 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) User Experience
2 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.90%) Social Media
4 4 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (7.14%) Tandem
6 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.38%) Blog
7 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Web Development
2 16 (38.10%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 8 (19.05%) Analytics
5 7 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 7 (16.67%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 6 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (14.29%) Wireframes
7 5 (11.90%) Scrum
8 4 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) MVC
8 4 (9.52%) Pay per click
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) User Stories
8 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.81%) PHP
3 9 (21.43%) Java
4 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Facebook
2 5 (11.90%) Google
3 3 (7.14%) Adobe
3 3 (7.14%) Screaming Frog
3 3 (7.14%) Twitter
4 2 (4.76%) Monetate
4 2 (4.76%) Xamarin
4 2 (4.76%) Zend
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Talend
5 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.38%) webMethods