The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 105 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing SEO 26 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.50% 0.67% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.80% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 9
Average salary £27,500 £33,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,250 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
SEO
North West

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
1515 1627 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.12% 83.91% 82.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1305 1033
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SEO
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +6 12 £24,750 -41.76% 3
Ellesmere Port - 5 £27,500 -
Northwich - 3 £26,500 -
Knutsford - 1 £47,500 - 1
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 33 (68.75%) Marketing
2 20 (41.67%) HTML
2 20 (41.67%) CSS
3 17 (35.42%) E-Commerce
3 17 (35.42%) Content Management
4 15 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (29.17%) Pay per click
5 14 (29.17%) MySQL
6 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
6 13 (27.08%) PHP
6 13 (27.08%) Adobe
7 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.92%) Google
9 10 (20.83%) jQuery
9 10 (20.83%) SQL
9 10 (20.83%) Photoshop
10 9 (18.75%) MS Office
10 9 (18.75%) Subversion
10 9 (18.75%) WordPress
10 9 (18.75%) Analytics
10 9 (18.75%) User Experience
11 8 (16.67%) HTML5
11 8 (16.67%) Social Media
11 8 (16.67%) Google Analytics
11 8 (16.67%) CMS
11 8 (16.67%) XHTML
12 7 (14.58%) UNIX
12 7 (14.58%) Change Management
12 7 (14.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (18.75%) WordPress
2 8 (16.67%) CMS
3 6 (12.50%) Joomla!
4 3 (6.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Photoshop
2 9 (18.75%) MS Office
3 6 (12.50%) MS Project
4 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
4 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Subversion
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) Grunt
2 3 (6.25%) gulp
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (68.75%) Marketing
2 5 (10.42%) Advertising
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
3 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 7 (14.58%) Web Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (12.50%) SEO Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Marketing Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Marketing Manager
6 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce Manager
7 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Account Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Digital Account Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Marketing Executive
8 2 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) PPC Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) PPC Manager
8 2 (4.17%) PPC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) HTML
1 20 (41.67%) CSS
2 10 (20.83%) jQuery
3 8 (16.67%) HTML5
3 8 (16.67%) XHTML
4 6 (12.50%) CSS3
5 3 (6.25%) Sass
5 3 (6.25%) JSON
5 3 (6.25%) Ajax
5 3 (6.25%) Flash
5 3 (6.25%) .NET
5 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) User Experience
2 8 (16.67%) Social Media
3 6 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.33%) Video Editing
5 3 (6.25%) Animation
6 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.08%) W3C
7 1 (2.08%) AS400
7 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.08%) Copywriting
7 1 (2.08%) Blog
7 1 (2.08%) iSeries
7 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) E-Commerce
1 17 (35.42%) Content Management
2 15 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (29.17%) Pay per click
4 9 (18.75%) Analytics
5 7 (14.58%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Test Scripting
5 7 (14.58%) Email Marketing
5 7 (14.58%) Online Marketing
5 7 (14.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (14.58%) Change Management
6 5 (10.42%) Project Management
6 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.33%) Marketing Management
7 4 (8.33%) Web Development
8 3 (6.25%) Web Design
8 3 (6.25%) Open Source
9 2 (4.17%) Market Research
9 2 (4.17%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
1 13 (27.08%) PHP
2 10 (20.83%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Adobe
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.92%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) Facebook
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
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