The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 31 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing SEO 5 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.16% 7.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 10.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 0
Average salary £45,000 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+104.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
123 110 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 77.85% 65.48% 73.25%
Number of salaries quoted 104 103 110
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,300 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SEO
Manchester

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 31 July 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Online Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Facebook
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Blog
2 2 (33.33%) Pay per click
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) HTML

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) FrontPage
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SEO Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
1 2 (33.33%) Blog
2 1 (16.67%) Social Network
2 1 (16.67%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Online Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Pay per click
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Facebook
2 2 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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