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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 31 43 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Permanent jobs citing SEO 9 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.70% 0.57% 9.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 0.61% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 12
Average salary £27,000 - £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
144 163 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 91.14% 93.14% 82.64%
Number of salaries quoted 127 153 75
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Bolton

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) Web Development
5 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
5 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
5 5 (41.67%) PHP
5 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
5 5 (41.67%) .NET
5 5 (41.67%) MySQL
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (41.67%) Web Design
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Analytics
6 4 (33.33%) Content Management
6 4 (33.33%) Google
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Google Analytics
7 3 (25.00%) Drupal
7 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (25.00%) Zurb Foundation
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) CMS

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) CMS
1 3 (25.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Web Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) LAMP
4 3 (25.00%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) W3C
2 2 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (8.33%) New Media
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Web Design
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Pay per click
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Online Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Campaign Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Google
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Yahoo!
3 1 (8.33%) Facebook
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago