The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 78 103 51
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -52
Permanent jobs citing SEO 49 22 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.66% 1.18% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 1.48% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 43 18 71
Average salary £31,500 £27,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1442 1486 1391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.24% 79.55% 78.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1123 1188
Average salary £37,950 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SEO
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester +26 15 £30,750 +23.00% 1
Warrington - 13 £40,000 - 1
Macclesfield +18 8 £31,250 +20.19% 2
Knutsford +15 3 - - 1
Crewe - 2 £40,000 -
Ellesmere Port -4 1 £31,000 +12.72%
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (64.06%) HTML
2 40 (62.50%) CSS
3 29 (45.31%) JavaScript
4 21 (32.81%) jQuery
5 18 (28.13%) Marketing
6 17 (26.56%) HTML5
7 13 (20.31%) Time Management
7 13 (20.31%) Web Development
7 13 (20.31%) Dreamweaver
7 13 (20.31%) Web Design
7 13 (20.31%) Photoshop
8 12 (18.75%) Social Media
9 11 (17.19%) SQL
9 11 (17.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (15.63%) Google
10 10 (15.63%) CSS3
11 9 (14.06%) Analytics
11 9 (14.06%) WordPress
11 9 (14.06%) Publishing
11 9 (14.06%) PHP
12 8 (12.50%) MySQL
12 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
12 8 (12.50%) CMS
12 8 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (10.94%) Apple iOS
13 7 (10.94%) Project Management
13 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
13 7 (10.94%) B2C
13 7 (10.94%) Android
14 6 (9.38%) Google Analytics

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (14.06%) WordPress
2 8 (12.50%) CMS
3 3 (4.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Photoshop
2 11 (17.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Google Analytics
1 6 (9.38%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (4.69%) Big Data
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.13%) Subversion
2 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) PhoneGap
General
1 18 (28.13%) Marketing
2 9 (14.06%) Publishing
3 6 (9.38%) Finance
4 5 (7.81%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Electronics
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Advertising
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Developer
2 16 (25.00%) Designer
3 11 (17.19%) Web Designer
4 7 (10.94%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.81%) SEO Specialist
5 5 (7.81%) Digital Designer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Designer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Digital Designer
6 4 (6.25%) Creative Web Designer
6 4 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Development Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Junior
7 3 (4.69%) Website Manager
7 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.69%) PHP Developer
7 3 (4.69%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (4.69%) SEO Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (64.06%) HTML
2 40 (62.50%) CSS
3 21 (32.81%) jQuery
4 17 (26.56%) HTML5
5 10 (15.63%) CSS3
6 5 (7.81%) SOAP
6 5 (7.81%) REST
6 5 (7.81%) HTML5 Canvas
7 4 (6.25%) Ajax
7 4 (6.25%) XHTML
7 4 (6.25%) .NET
8 3 (4.69%) JSON
9 2 (3.13%) LINQ
9 2 (3.13%) JSP
9 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.13%) XSLT
10 1 (1.56%) Web Services
10 1 (1.56%) Flash
10 1 (1.56%) J2EE
10 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Social Media
2 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.13%) Blog
4 2 (3.13%) Social Network
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Statistics
4 2 (3.13%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.56%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.56%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.56%) Open Source
5 1 (1.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Apple iOS
1 7 (10.94%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Time Management
1 13 (20.31%) Web Development
1 13 (20.31%) Web Design
2 9 (14.06%) Analytics
3 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 8 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (10.94%) Project Management
4 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.94%) B2C
5 6 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.38%) B2B
6 5 (7.81%) Pay per click
7 4 (6.25%) Online Marketing
8 3 (4.69%) Scrum
8 3 (4.69%) Information Architecture
9 2 (3.13%) Web Marketing
9 2 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.13%) Competitor Analysis
9 2 (3.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (45.31%) JavaScript
2 11 (17.19%) SQL
3 9 (14.06%) PHP
4 5 (7.81%) C#
5 4 (6.25%) Java
6 2 (3.13%) Python
6 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Google
2 3 (4.69%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.13%) Ektron
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.56%) Apple
4 1 (1.56%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.56%) Facebook
4 1 (1.56%) Twitter
Tarporley, Cheshire
Bubble Jobs Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 15,000 - 17,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £25000.0000 - £35000.0000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 22k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago