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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 118 107 107
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 11 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.57% 0.98% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.21% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 29
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £39,000
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
1645 1410 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.86% 81.46% 82.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1138 1375
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 £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +9 7 £32,500 +12.06% 1
Chester +8 1 £23,500 -41.25%
Warrington -4 1 £42,500 +25.92% 1
Wilmslow - 1 £35,000 -
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (64.00%) Web Design
2 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (56.00%) CSS
4 12 (48.00%) jQuery
5 11 (44.00%) Marketing
5 11 (44.00%) Photoshop
6 10 (40.00%) Adobe
7 9 (36.00%) Fireworks
7 9 (36.00%) Dreamweaver
7 9 (36.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (36.00%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (32.00%) Information Architecture
8 8 (32.00%) Digital Media
8 8 (32.00%) Flash
8 8 (32.00%) ActionScript
9 6 (24.00%) Online Marketing
9 6 (24.00%) Time Management
10 5 (20.00%) Pay per click
10 5 (20.00%) XHTML
10 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
11 4 (16.00%) PHP
11 4 (16.00%) Social Media
12 3 (12.00%) Google
12 3 (12.00%) Degree
12 3 (12.00%) Google Analytics
12 3 (12.00%) Analytics
12 3 (12.00%) SQL
12 3 (12.00%) Project Management

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Photoshop
2 9 (36.00%) Fireworks
2 9 (36.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (8.00%) MS Project
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Magento
2 1 (4.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Basecamp
2 1 (4.00%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Extranet
2 1 (4.00%) SSH
2 1 (4.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (4.00%) WinSCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (44.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Automotive
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Web Designer
1 9 (36.00%) Designer
2 5 (20.00%) SEO Executive
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
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%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
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
5 1 (4.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) HTML
2 14 (56.00%) CSS
3 12 (48.00%) jQuery
4 8 (32.00%) Flash
5 5 (20.00%) XHTML
6 2 (8.00%) Ajax
6 2 (8.00%) XML
6 2 (8.00%) .NET
6 2 (8.00%) 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
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.00%) Symfony
7 1 (4.00%) CakePHP
7 1 (4.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Digital Media
2 4 (16.00%) Social Media
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Copywriting
5 1 (4.00%) Blog
5 1 (4.00%) iPhone
5 1 (4.00%) iPad
5 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Web Design
2 9 (36.00%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (32.00%) Information Architecture
4 6 (24.00%) Time Management
4 6 (24.00%) Online Marketing
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Pay per click
6 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) Analytics
8 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.00%) Change Control
8 2 (8.00%) B2B
8 2 (8.00%) OO
8 2 (8.00%) Web Development
8 2 (8.00%) MVC
8 2 (8.00%) Email Marketing
9 1 (4.00%) Search Engine Marketing
9 1 (4.00%) TDD
9 1 (4.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) ActionScript
3 4 (16.00%) PHP
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Adobe
2 3 (12.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Zend
3 1 (4.00%) Eloqua
3 1 (4.00%) Facebook
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
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