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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 35 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.70% 2.84% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 3.82% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £28,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.17%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
123 131 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 86.01% 74.43% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 108 127 91
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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%) Facebook
1 3 (50.00%) Online Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
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#

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Web Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SEO 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%) Blog
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
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%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Pay per click
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
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%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Facebook
2 2 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
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