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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 98 68 95
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +27
Permanent jobs citing SEO 22 50 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.36% 2.91% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 3.64% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10 42 23
Average salary £29,250 £31,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +21.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
1394 1373 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.94% 79.97% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1020 1101
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +15 12 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Chester -2 4 £20,000 -36.50%
Warrington 0 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Runcorn - 1 - -
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (65.52%) Marketing
2 32 (55.17%) Pay per click
3 30 (51.72%) Digital Marketing
4 21 (36.21%) Analytics
4 21 (36.21%) B2B
5 19 (32.76%) B2C
5 19 (32.76%) Google Analytics
5 19 (32.76%) Google
6 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 18 (31.03%) HTML
6 18 (31.03%) Finance
6 18 (31.03%) Logistics
7 17 (29.31%) CSS
8 16 (27.59%) Web Development
8 16 (27.59%) jQuery
9 15 (25.86%) WordPress
10 14 (24.14%) Project Management
11 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
11 12 (20.69%) HTML5
12 11 (18.97%) Search Engine Marketing
12 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
13 10 (17.24%) Algorithms
14 9 (15.52%) User Experience
14 9 (15.52%) Psychology
14 9 (15.52%) Content Management
14 9 (15.52%) Strategic Planning
14 9 (15.52%) Campaign Management
14 9 (15.52%) Marketing Management
14 9 (15.52%) MS Office
14 9 (15.52%) Adobe

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (25.86%) WordPress
2 5 (8.62%) CMS
3 4 (6.90%) Drupal
3 4 (6.90%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) MODX
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.52%) MS Office
3 7 (12.07%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (8.62%) Photoshop
5 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (5.17%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 19 (32.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Intranet
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 38 (65.52%) Marketing
2 18 (31.03%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Multimedia
4 3 (5.17%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) PPC Manager
2 12 (20.69%) PPC Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) PPC Specialist
2 12 (20.69%) PPC Executive
3 11 (18.97%) Marketing Manager
4 10 (17.24%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) PHP Developer
6 5 (8.62%) SEO Manager
7 4 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Designer
7 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Manager
7 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Junior Developer
7 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce Manager
7 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Junior
7 4 (6.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) HTML
2 17 (29.31%) CSS
3 16 (27.59%) jQuery
4 12 (20.69%) HTML5
5 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
5 8 (13.79%) .NET
5 8 (13.79%) Entity Framework
5 8 (13.79%) Ajax
5 8 (13.79%) .NET Framework
6 6 (10.34%) Flash
7 4 (6.90%) CSS3
8 1 (1.72%) JSON
8 1 (1.72%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Algorithms
2 9 (15.52%) User Experience
2 9 (15.52%) Psychology
3 8 (13.79%) N-Tier
4 5 (8.62%) Video Editing
5 4 (6.90%) Animation
5 4 (6.90%) Social Media
6 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.72%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.72%) Blog
7 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (55.17%) Pay per click
2 30 (51.72%) Digital Marketing
3 21 (36.21%) Analytics
3 21 (36.21%) B2B
4 19 (32.76%) B2C
5 18 (31.03%) Logistics
6 16 (27.59%) Web Development
7 14 (24.14%) Project Management
8 11 (18.97%) Search Engine Marketing
9 9 (15.52%) Content Management
9 9 (15.52%) Strategic Planning
9 9 (15.52%) Campaign Management
9 9 (15.52%) Marketing Management
10 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.79%) Market Research
10 8 (13.79%) Mentoring
10 8 (13.79%) Mobile Development
11 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
11 5 (8.62%) Email Marketing
12 4 (6.90%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
2 8 (13.79%) SQL
3 7 (12.07%) T-SQL
3 7 (12.07%) C#
4 6 (10.34%) PHP
5 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.45%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Google
2 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.52%) Adobe
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.72%) Facebook
5 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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