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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 85 103 123
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +20
Permanent jobs citing SEO 15 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.26% 1.52% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.73% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 9
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £22,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
1017 1446 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.68% 87.96% 87.07%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1232 1408
Median salary £38,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +13 3 £40,000 +53.84%
Crewe - 3 £35,000 -
Warrington - 3 £50,000 -
Ellesmere Port +1 1 £27,500 - 3
Macclesfield -14 1 £18,000 -
Congleton - 1 £28,500 -
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 (59.26%) CSS
2 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 15 (55.56%) Marketing
3 13 (48.15%) Google Analytics
3 13 (48.15%) Google
3 13 (48.15%) Analytics
4 12 (44.44%) jQuery
5 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
6 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 9 (33.33%) Web Development
7 8 (29.63%) Web Design
8 7 (25.93%) .NET
8 7 (25.93%) C#
8 7 (25.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (22.22%) CSS3
9 6 (22.22%) HTML5
9 6 (22.22%) Social Media
9 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 6 (22.22%) CMS
9 6 (22.22%) Blog
9 6 (22.22%) WordPress
10 5 (18.52%) Omniture
10 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (18.52%) TDD
10 5 (18.52%) MVC
10 5 (18.52%) WebTrends
10 5 (18.52%) Photoshop
10 5 (18.52%) MySQL
10 5 (18.52%) PHP

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 6 (22.22%) CMS
1 6 (22.22%) WordPress
2 2 (7.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.70%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.70%) GIMP
2 1 (3.70%) PaintShop Pro
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) Google Analytics
2 3 (11.11%) AdWords
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Grunt
2 3 (11.11%) gulp
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 15 (55.56%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Web Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Head of SEO
4 3 (11.11%) SEO Executive
5 2 (7.41%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Agile Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) CSS
2 15 (55.56%) HTML
3 12 (44.44%) jQuery
4 7 (25.93%) .NET
4 7 (25.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (22.22%) CSS3
5 6 (22.22%) HTML5
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.41%) LESS
7 2 (7.41%) Node.js
7 2 (7.41%) Sass
7 2 (7.41%) XHTML
8 1 (3.70%) Ajax
8 1 (3.70%) Compass CSS Framework
8 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (22.22%) Blog
1 6 (22.22%) Social Media
2 3 (11.11%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Analytics
2 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
3 9 (33.33%) Web Development
4 8 (29.63%) Web Design
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (18.52%) Front End Development
5 5 (18.52%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) SDLC
5 5 (18.52%) TDD
6 4 (14.81%) Online Marketing
7 3 (11.11%) Content Management
7 3 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 3 (11.11%) Email Marketing
8 2 (7.41%) Pay per click
8 2 (7.41%) People Management
9 1 (3.70%) Code Optimisation
9 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.70%) Project Management
9 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) PHP
4 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Google
2 5 (18.52%) Omniture
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Siemens
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
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