The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 24 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.45% 1.31% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 1.60% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 7
Average salary £28,750 - £28,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £31,050 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
SEO
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 125 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 81.90% 81.70% 72.16%
Number of salaries quoted 89 108 123
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

SEO
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

SEO Salary Trend in Bolton

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO.

1 10 (90.91%) Web Development
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) Google Analytics
3 7 (63.64%) Google
3 7 (63.64%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (36.36%) GitHub
4 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) PHP
4 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) MySQL
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) Objective-C
4 4 (36.36%) Web Design
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Pay per click
5 3 (27.27%) Marketing

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Google Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PHP Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (18.18%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Social Media
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) New Media
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Web Development
2 7 (63.64%) Analytics
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Web Design
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Pay per click
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Business Development
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Content Management
6 1 (9.09%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Campaign Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
2 4 (36.36%) Objective-C
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Google
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