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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 45 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.56% 11.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 14.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 0
Average salary £16,500 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 99 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 92.70% 79.84% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 159 75 89
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 20 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Online Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (50.00%) Social Network
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) FrontPage
2 1 (50.00%) Pay per click

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) FrontPage
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) SEO Executive
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (50.00%) Blog
1 1 (50.00%) Social Network
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Online Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (50.00%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Facebook
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Google