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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 108 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SEO 15 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.79% 0.95% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.17% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 36
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £36,250
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
1618 1371 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.34% 81.12% 84.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1079 1616
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +2 9 £32,500 +16.07%
Warrington +9 4 - -
Chester +5 1 £23,500 -18.96%
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (48.00%) CSS
4 11 (44.00%) jQuery
5 10 (40.00%) Photoshop
6 9 (36.00%) Dreamweaver
6 9 (36.00%) Adobe
6 9 (36.00%) Fireworks
6 9 (36.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (36.00%) Web Design
7 8 (32.00%) ActionScript
7 8 (32.00%) Flash
7 8 (32.00%) Marketing
7 8 (32.00%) Information Architecture
7 8 (32.00%) Digital Media
8 6 (24.00%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.00%) Pay per click
9 5 (20.00%) Degree
10 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.00%) B2B
10 4 (16.00%) Social Media
10 4 (16.00%) Analytics
10 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
11 3 (12.00%) XHTML
11 3 (12.00%) CRM
11 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (12.00%) Project Management
11 3 (12.00%) Google
11 3 (12.00%) Google Analytics

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 9 (36.00%) Fireworks
2 9 (36.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (8.00%) MS Project
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) Extranet
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (32.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Web Designer
1 9 (36.00%) Designer
2 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (8.00%) SEO Executive
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) CSS
3 11 (44.00%) jQuery
4 8 (32.00%) Flash
5 3 (12.00%) XHTML
6 2 (8.00%) Ajax
6 2 (8.00%) .NET
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.00%) XML
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.00%) Symfony
7 1 (4.00%) CakePHP
7 1 (4.00%) LINQ
7 1 (4.00%) HTML5
7 1 (4.00%) CSS3
7 1 (4.00%) PhoneGap
7 1 (4.00%) Sass
7 1 (4.00%) LESS
7 1 (4.00%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Digital Media
2 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (16.00%) Social Media
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.00%) W3C
5 1 (4.00%) iPhone
5 1 (4.00%) iPad
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Web Design
2 8 (32.00%) Information Architecture
3 6 (24.00%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Pay per click
5 4 (16.00%) B2B
5 4 (16.00%) Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) CRM
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) MVC
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 2 (8.00%) Search Engine Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (8.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) Online Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Change Control
8 1 (4.00%) Marketing Strategy
8 1 (4.00%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) ActionScript
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Adobe
2 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (12.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Zend
3 1 (4.00%) Eloqua
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
Cheshire
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago