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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 28 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.90% 0.72% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 0.88% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Average salary £27,500 - £18,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
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
125 113 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 90.58% 81.29% 81.54%
Number of salaries quoted 110 106 96
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Adobe
2 4 (50.00%) W3C
2 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Drupal
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 4 (50.00%) LAMP
2 4 (50.00%) Web Design
2 4 (50.00%) Content Management
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Zurb Foundation
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Google
3 3 (37.50%) Pay per click
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Yahoo!
4 2 (25.00%) Social Media
4 2 (25.00%) Online Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (25.00%) Facebook
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) CMS
1 4 (50.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Web Designer
1 4 (50.00%) Designer
2 3 (37.50%) SEO Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PPC Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PPC Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) PPC Executive
3 1 (12.50%) PPC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) LAMP
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) W3C
2 2 (25.00%) Social Media
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Web Design
1 4 (50.00%) Content Management
1 4 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Pay per click
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Online Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (37.50%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) Facebook
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter
3 2 (25.00%) Yahoo!
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft