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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 35 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs citing SEO 6 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.45% 0.60% 6.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 0.66% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 7
Average salary £27,000 - £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +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
159 151 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 91.38% 89.88% 83.78%
Number of salaries quoted 138 141 70
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Bolton

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (84.62%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) jQuery
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) PHP
4 5 (38.46%) MySQL
4 5 (38.46%) Web Design
4 5 (38.46%) Web Development
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) Google
5 4 (30.77%) Marketing
5 4 (30.77%) Drupal
5 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Analytics
5 4 (30.77%) Zurb Foundation
5 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Content Management
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) CMS
5 4 (30.77%) LAMP
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) CMS
1 4 (30.77%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Web Designer
2 4 (30.77%) Designer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SEO Manager
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PPC Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PPC Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) PPC Executive
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PPC Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (30.77%) Zurb Foundation
3 4 (30.77%) LAMP
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) W3C
2 2 (15.38%) Social Media
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Web Design
1 5 (38.46%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Content Management
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Pay per click
4 2 (15.38%) Online Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Web Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe
1 4 (30.77%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Facebook
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter
2 2 (15.38%) Yahoo!
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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