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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 99 87 102
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Permanent jobs citing SEO 24 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 1.60% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.96% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 15
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £16,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,800 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
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
1528 1425 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.66% 81.52% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1217 1096 1178
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Macclesfield +19 9 £33,750 +35.00% 1
Chester +5 5 - - 2
Knutsford -7 1 £32,500 +35.41%
Runcorn - 1 - -
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 42 (68.85%) Marketing
2 30 (49.18%) Pay per click
2 30 (49.18%) Digital Marketing
3 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
4 21 (34.43%) HTML
4 21 (34.43%) CSS
5 20 (32.79%) Analytics
6 19 (31.15%) Google Analytics
6 19 (31.15%) Google
6 19 (31.15%) B2B
6 19 (31.15%) B2C
7 18 (29.51%) Finance
7 18 (29.51%) Logistics
8 16 (26.23%) Web Development
9 15 (24.59%) WordPress
10 14 (22.95%) jQuery
10 14 (22.95%) Content Management
10 14 (22.95%) Project Management
10 14 (22.95%) MS Office
10 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
10 14 (22.95%) User Experience
11 13 (21.31%) SQL
11 13 (21.31%) Marketing Management
12 12 (19.67%) HTML5
12 12 (19.67%) Adobe
13 11 (18.03%) PHP
14 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
14 10 (16.39%) Search Engine Marketing
15 9 (14.75%) Psychology
15 9 (14.75%) Ajax

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 15 (24.59%) WordPress
2 5 (8.20%) CMS
3 4 (6.56%) Joomla!
3 4 (6.56%) Drupal
4 1 (1.64%) MODX
Applications
1 14 (22.95%) MS Office
2 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.11%) Photoshop
3 5 (8.20%) MS Project
3 5 (8.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.64%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) MySQL
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.20%) Subversion
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (68.85%) Marketing
2 18 (29.51%) Finance
3 7 (11.48%) Advertising
4 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.56%) Retail
5 4 (6.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) Marketing Manager
3 12 (19.67%) PPC Specialist
3 12 (19.67%) PPC Manager
3 12 (19.67%) PPC Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) PPC Executive
4 10 (16.39%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 8 (13.11%) Technical Manager
6 6 (9.84%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.84%) SEO Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (8.20%) PHP Developer
8 4 (6.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Technical Marketing Manager
8 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Junior Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Junior
8 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce Manager
8 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) HTML
1 21 (34.43%) CSS
2 14 (22.95%) jQuery
3 12 (19.67%) HTML5
4 9 (14.75%) Ajax
5 8 (13.11%) .NET Framework
5 8 (13.11%) .NET
5 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET
5 8 (13.11%) Entity Framework
6 5 (8.20%) XHTML
7 4 (6.56%) CSS3
7 4 (6.56%) Flash
8 1 (1.64%) JSON
8 1 (1.64%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) User Experience
2 9 (14.75%) Psychology
3 8 (13.11%) N-Tier
4 7 (11.48%) Algorithms
5 6 (9.84%) Social Media
6 5 (8.20%) Video Editing
7 4 (6.56%) Animation
8 1 (1.64%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.64%) Copywriting
8 1 (1.64%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) Pay per click
1 30 (49.18%) Digital Marketing
2 20 (32.79%) Analytics
3 19 (31.15%) B2B
3 19 (31.15%) B2C
4 18 (29.51%) Logistics
5 16 (26.23%) Web Development
6 14 (22.95%) Content Management
6 14 (22.95%) Project Management
7 13 (21.31%) Marketing Management
8 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
8 10 (16.39%) Search Engine Marketing
9 9 (14.75%) Strategic Planning
9 9 (14.75%) Campaign Management
10 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
10 8 (13.11%) Mobile Development
10 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.11%) Market Research
11 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
2 13 (21.31%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) PHP
4 7 (11.48%) T-SQL
4 7 (11.48%) C#
5 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.15%) Google
3 12 (19.67%) Adobe
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Facebook
5 1 (1.64%) Twitter
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.64%) Yahoo!
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
MBNA
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Macclesfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £14000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago