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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 70 110 52
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -58
Permanent jobs citing SEO 52 23 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.84% 1.23% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 1.55% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 45 19 71
Average salary £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,500 £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
1432 1487 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.25% 79.39% 78.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1135 1198
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 23 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 23 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 - 15 £30,750 -
Warrington - 14 £40,000 -
Macclesfield +21 9 £30,000 +15.38% 1
Knutsford +17 3 - - 1
Crewe - 2 £40,000 -
Ellesmere Port -3 1 £31,000 +12.72%
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 42 (62.69%) HTML
2 41 (61.19%) CSS
3 30 (44.78%) JavaScript
4 22 (32.84%) jQuery
5 20 (29.85%) Marketing
6 17 (25.37%) HTML5
7 14 (20.90%) Social Media
7 14 (20.90%) Web Design
7 14 (20.90%) Photoshop
8 13 (19.40%) Dreamweaver
8 13 (19.40%) Time Management
8 13 (19.40%) Web Development
9 12 (17.91%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (16.42%) SQL
10 11 (16.42%) Google
11 10 (14.93%) CSS3
11 10 (14.93%) Analytics
12 9 (13.43%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (13.43%) WordPress
12 9 (13.43%) PHP
12 9 (13.43%) Publishing
13 8 (11.94%) CMS
13 8 (11.94%) MySQL
13 8 (11.94%) E-Commerce
13 8 (11.94%) PRINCE2
14 7 (10.45%) B2C
14 7 (10.45%) Project Management
14 7 (10.45%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (10.45%) Google Analytics
14 7 (10.45%) Android

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (13.43%) WordPress
2 8 (11.94%) CMS
3 3 (4.48%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.99%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Photoshop
2 12 (17.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.48%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Google Analytics
2 6 (8.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) MySQL
2 3 (4.48%) Big Data
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
2 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.49%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (29.85%) Marketing
2 9 (13.43%) Publishing
3 6 (8.96%) Finance
4 5 (7.46%) Retail
5 3 (4.48%) Advertising
6 2 (2.99%) Electronics
6 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Designer
3 12 (17.91%) Web Designer
4 7 (10.45%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) SEO Specialist
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Designer
5 5 (7.46%) Digital Designer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Digital Designer
6 4 (5.97%) PPC Executive
6 4 (5.97%) PPC Manager
6 4 (5.97%) PPC Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Creative Web Designer
6 4 (5.97%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) PPC Specialist
6 4 (5.97%) Development Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Junior
7 3 (4.48%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (62.69%) HTML
2 41 (61.19%) CSS
3 22 (32.84%) jQuery
4 17 (25.37%) HTML5
5 10 (14.93%) CSS3
6 5 (7.46%) REST
6 5 (7.46%) HTML5 Canvas
6 5 (7.46%) XHTML
6 5 (7.46%) SOAP
7 4 (5.97%) .NET
7 4 (5.97%) Ajax
8 3 (4.48%) JSON
9 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.99%) LINQ
9 2 (2.99%) JSP
9 2 (2.99%) XSLT
10 1 (1.49%) Flash
10 1 (1.49%) Web Services
10 1 (1.49%) J2EE
10 1 (1.49%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Social Media
2 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Blog
3 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) Xbox
4 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.99%) Social Network
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Copywriting
4 2 (2.99%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.99%) Statistics
5 1 (1.49%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Android
1 7 (10.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Web Design
2 13 (19.40%) Web Development
2 13 (19.40%) Time Management
3 10 (14.93%) Analytics
4 9 (13.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (11.94%) PRINCE2
5 8 (11.94%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.45%) B2C
6 7 (10.45%) Project Management
6 7 (10.45%) Pay per click
6 7 (10.45%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (8.96%) B2B
7 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.46%) Online Marketing
9 4 (5.97%) Information Architecture
10 3 (4.48%) Scrum
10 3 (4.48%) Competitor Analysis
11 2 (2.99%) Migration
11 2 (2.99%) Content Management
11 2 (2.99%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) JavaScript
2 11 (16.42%) SQL
3 9 (13.43%) PHP
4 5 (7.46%) C#
5 4 (5.97%) Java
6 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.99%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby
7 1 (1.49%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Google
2 3 (4.48%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.99%) Ektron
3 2 (2.99%) Facebook
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe
4 1 (1.49%) Apple
4 1 (1.49%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.49%) Twitter
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tarporley, Cheshire
Bubble Jobs Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Macclesfield
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £25000.0000 - £35000.0000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Knutsford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 22k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago