Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 199 247
Rank change year-on-year +4 +48 -43
Permanent jobs citing SEO 32 58 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.59% 0.89% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.95% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 26 58 34
West Yorkshire median annual salary £34,250 £32,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.03% +14.29% -11.81%
10th Percentile £26,995 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £40,000 £52,875 £54,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year -2.99% +17.54% -8.06%

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 5,013 6,128 7,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.66% 93.79% 93.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4,142 5,181 6,071
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,750 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +16 30 £34,250 +3.79% 12
Bradford - 2 £36,250 - 3
SEO
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 27 (84.38%) HTML
2 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
3 22 (68.75%) Web Development
4 21 (65.63%) jQuery
4 21 (65.63%) CSS
5 19 (59.38%) HTML5
5 19 (59.38%) User Experience
6 15 (46.88%) Analytics
6 15 (46.88%) CSS3
6 15 (46.88%) Marketing
7 14 (43.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (40.63%) Photoshop
8 13 (40.63%) CMS
9 12 (37.50%) Front End Development
10 11 (34.38%) E-Commerce
11 10 (31.25%) C#
11 10 (31.25%) .NET
12 9 (28.13%) Degree
12 9 (28.13%) React
12 9 (28.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
13 8 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (25.00%) Sass
13 8 (25.00%) LESS
13 8 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 8 (25.00%) GIMP
13 8 (25.00%) JIRA
13 8 (25.00%) Ajax
13 8 (25.00%) MVC

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 13 (40.63%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Marvel
2 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Photoshop
2 8 (25.00%) GIMP
3 4 (12.50%) Acrobat
4 2 (6.25%) Chatbot
5 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) npm
2 6 (18.75%) Google Analytics
3 3 (9.38%) AdWords
4 2 (6.25%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Google Tag Manager
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) JIRA
2 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) gulp
2 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (46.88%) Marketing
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Designer
4 5 (15.63%) Digital Developer
4 5 (15.63%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Web Designer
5 4 (12.50%) HTML Developer
6 3 (9.38%) SEO Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) UX Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Customer Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Executive
7 2 (6.25%) Web Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) IT Manager
8 1 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Marketing Executive
8 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) HTML
2 21 (65.63%) CSS
2 21 (65.63%) jQuery
3 19 (59.38%) HTML5
4 15 (46.88%) CSS3
5 10 (31.25%) .NET
6 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
6 9 (28.13%) React
7 8 (25.00%) Ajax
7 8 (25.00%) LESS
7 8 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
7 8 (25.00%) Sass
7 8 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (21.88%) Node.js
9 4 (12.50%) Flash
10 3 (9.38%) Spring
11 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
11 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
11 1 (3.13%) Durandal
11 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) User Experience
2 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
3 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (12.50%) Tandem
4 4 (12.50%) W3C
5 3 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
7 1 (3.13%) Social Media
7 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Web Development
2 15 (46.88%) Analytics
3 14 (43.75%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (37.50%) Front End Development
5 11 (34.38%) E-Commerce
6 9 (28.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 8 (25.00%) MVC
7 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (21.88%) Data Analytics
8 7 (21.88%) Mobile First
8 7 (21.88%) TDD
8 7 (21.88%) Web Design
8 7 (21.88%) Wireframes
9 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.50%) Content Management
10 4 (12.50%) Information Architecture
10 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (9.38%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) ActionScript
4 4 (12.50%) ActionScript 3.0
4 4 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) MCSD
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Google
1 7 (21.88%) Xamarin
2 6 (18.75%) Adobe
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) Screaming Frog
5 2 (6.25%) Monetate
5 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
5 2 (6.25%) Twitter