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

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 213 163
Rank change year-on-year +42 -50  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 67 48 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.24% 0.76% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.85% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 58 35 61
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £29,650
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +18.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £40,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4956 5617 6479
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 91.66% 88.86% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4318 4625 5163
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

SEO
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SEO in Yorkshire

SEO
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in Yorkshire

SEO
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
West Yorkshire +17 31 £35,000 - 3
North Yorkshire +30 20 £30,000 -14.28% 1
South Yorkshire +2 10 £30,750 +50.00% 1
SEO
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 69 (56.10%) Marketing
2 48 (39.02%) CSS
3 47 (38.21%) HTML
4 41 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 41 (33.33%) Social Media
5 35 (28.46%) PHP
5 35 (28.46%) Web Development
6 34 (27.64%) HTML5
7 31 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (23.58%) Google
9 28 (22.76%) CMS
10 27 (21.95%) Digital Marketing
11 26 (21.14%) Google Analytics
11 26 (21.14%) Analytics
12 25 (20.33%) CSS3
12 25 (20.33%) Front End Development
13 20 (16.26%) MySQL
13 20 (16.26%) Adobe
13 20 (16.26%) User Experience
13 20 (16.26%) Sass
14 18 (14.63%) Online Marketing
14 18 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (14.63%) PMI
14 18 (14.63%) PMI Certification
14 18 (14.63%) E-Commerce
14 18 (14.63%) Git (software)
15 17 (13.82%) Internet Marketing
15 17 (13.82%) Internet
15 17 (13.82%) Advertising
15 17 (13.82%) Website Architecture

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 28 (22.76%) CMS
2 13 (10.57%) WordPress
3 12 (9.76%) nginx
4 6 (4.88%) concrete5
4 6 (4.88%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (3.25%) EPiServer
5 4 (3.25%) IIS
5 4 (3.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.25%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.63%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Magento
2 3 (2.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.14%) Google Analytics
2 7 (5.69%) AdWords
3 6 (4.88%) Cloudflare
3 6 (4.88%) Sage Pay
4 3 (2.44%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.81%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.82%) Internet
2 5 (4.07%) Wireless
3 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.26%) MySQL
2 10 (8.13%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.69%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.88%) CouchDB
4 6 (4.88%) Redis
5 4 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.57%) Grunt
3 9 (7.32%) JIRA
4 7 (5.69%) gulp
5 6 (4.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 6 (4.88%) Bower
5 6 (4.88%) Vagrant
6 5 (4.07%) Subversion
6 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.81%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.81%) webpack
General
1 69 (56.10%) Marketing
2 17 (13.82%) Advertising
3 10 (8.13%) Retail
4 8 (6.50%) Finance
5 6 (4.88%) Brand Awareness
6 5 (4.07%) Legal
6 5 (4.07%) Publishing
7 3 (2.44%) Banking
8 2 (1.63%) Games
9 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (31.71%) Developer
2 25 (20.33%) Account Manager
3 21 (17.07%) SEO Manager
4 20 (16.26%) SEO Account Manager
5 17 (13.82%) Technical Account Manager
5 17 (13.82%) Technical Manager
6 14 (11.38%) PHP Developer
7 13 (10.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 13 (10.57%) Project Manager
8 12 (9.76%) Analyst
9 11 (8.94%) Campaign Manager
10 10 (8.13%) HTML CSS Developer
10 10 (8.13%) HTML Developer
10 10 (8.13%) Marketing Manager
11 9 (7.32%) Business Analyst
12 8 (6.50%) Digital Marketing Manager
13 7 (5.69%) Web Developer
14 6 (4.88%) Marketing Strategist
14 6 (4.88%) PPC Account Manager
14 6 (4.88%) SEO Strategist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (39.02%) CSS
2 47 (38.21%) HTML
3 34 (27.64%) HTML5
4 25 (20.33%) CSS3
5 20 (16.26%) Sass
6 14 (11.38%) LESS
7 13 (10.57%) jQuery
8 12 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (8.13%) Ajax
9 10 (8.13%) JSON
9 10 (8.13%) XML
10 8 (6.50%) XHTML
11 7 (5.69%) RESTful
12 6 (4.88%) Apache Cordova
12 6 (4.88%) Compass CSS Framework
12 6 (4.88%) LEMP Stack
12 6 (4.88%) Memcached
12 6 (4.88%) Node.js
12 6 (4.88%) Phalcon
12 6 (4.88%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (33.33%) Social Media
2 20 (16.26%) User Experience
3 18 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (14.63%) PMI
4 14 (11.38%) Blog
5 9 (7.32%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.07%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.25%) W3C
8 3 (2.44%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.63%) Social Network
10 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.13%) Linux
2 9 (7.32%) CentOS
3 3 (2.44%) Android
4 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.46%) Web Development
2 31 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (21.95%) Digital Marketing
4 26 (21.14%) Analytics
5 25 (20.33%) Front End Development
6 18 (14.63%) E-Commerce
6 18 (14.63%) Online Marketing
7 17 (13.82%) Internet Marketing
7 17 (13.82%) Website Architecture
8 16 (13.01%) Content Management
8 16 (13.01%) Pay per click
9 15 (12.20%) Project Management
9 15 (12.20%) SDLC
10 14 (11.38%) Content Marketing
11 13 (10.57%) Marketing Strategy
11 13 (10.57%) MVC
12 12 (9.76%) Scrum
13 9 (7.32%) Wireframes
14 8 (6.50%) DSDM
14 8 (6.50%) Integrated Marketing
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 35 (28.46%) PHP
3 12 (9.76%) Java
4 3 (2.44%) SQL
5 1 (0.81%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.81%) C#
5 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (14.63%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) WCAG
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) Varnish
2 3 (2.44%) Samba
Vendors
1 29 (23.58%) Google
2 20 (16.26%) Adobe
3 9 (7.32%) Zend
4 6 (4.88%) PayPal
4 6 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.25%) OpenText
5 4 (3.25%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.44%) DoubleClick
7 2 (1.63%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.81%) Apple
8 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
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