The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 81 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing SEO 10 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% 1.08% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.27% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 28
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £22,600 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £37,000 £35,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
878 1102 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.62% 84.77% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 690 961 1321
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SEO
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Cheshire region.

SEO Salary Trend in Cheshire

SEO
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

SEO Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SEO
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +15 3 £22,500 +12.50%
Chester +5 2 - - 1
Macclesfield +1 2 £25,500 +8.51% 1
Crewe - 2 £35,250 -
Wilmslow -9 1 £25,000 -16.66% 1
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 16 (88.89%) HTML
1 16 (88.89%) CSS
2 14 (77.78%) jQuery
3 11 (61.11%) MySQL
4 10 (55.56%) HTML5
5 9 (50.00%) C#
5 9 (50.00%) .NET
6 8 (44.44%) PHP
6 8 (44.44%) MVC
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (38.89%) CSS3
7 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (33.33%) Web Development
9 5 (27.78%) Google Analytics
9 5 (27.78%) Marketing
9 5 (27.78%) TDD
9 5 (27.78%) Google
9 5 (27.78%) WordPress
9 5 (27.78%) Analytics
9 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (27.78%) SDLC
10 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
10 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
10 4 (22.22%) Pay per click
10 4 (22.22%) Email Marketing
11 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) WordPress
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Drupal
3 1 (5.56%) Joomla!
3 1 (5.56%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 3 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.56%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Sublime Text
General
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Designer
3 3 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (16.67%) Junior
3 3 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Graduate
4 2 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Designer
5 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) CSS
1 16 (88.89%) HTML
2 14 (77.78%) jQuery
3 10 (55.56%) HTML5
4 9 (50.00%) .NET
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (38.89%) CSS3
7 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (16.67%) Ajax
8 3 (16.67%) RESTful
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
9 2 (11.11%) XML
10 1 (5.56%) Angular 2
10 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 1 (5.56%) Flash
10 1 (5.56%) Laravel
10 1 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Social Media
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Animation
2 1 (5.56%) Photography
2 1 (5.56%) Video Editing
2 1 (5.56%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) Web Development
3 5 (27.78%) Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) SDLC
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Email Marketing
4 4 (22.22%) Pay per click
5 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Web Design
7 1 (5.56%) Content Management
7 1 (5.56%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) PHP
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Google
2 3 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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