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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 95 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing SEO 31 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.80% 1.06% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.27% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 10
Average salary £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £16,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,850
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
1498 1493 1349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.19% 83.27% 78.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1168 1093
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +22 9 £33,750 +35.00%
Chester +2 6 - - 2
Northwich - 3 £26,500 - 1
Knutsford -2 1 £32,500 +35.41%
Runcorn - 1 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £23,500 - 1
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (68.97%) Marketing
2 25 (43.10%) HTML
2 25 (43.10%) CSS
3 23 (39.66%) Pay per click
3 23 (39.66%) Digital Marketing
4 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 17 (29.31%) Content Management
5 17 (29.31%) WordPress
6 16 (27.59%) jQuery
6 16 (27.59%) Adobe
7 15 (25.86%) Finance
7 15 (25.86%) HTML5
8 14 (24.14%) Analytics
8 14 (24.14%) PHP
8 14 (24.14%) MS Office
8 14 (24.14%) Google
8 14 (24.14%) Google Analytics
9 13 (22.41%) MySQL
9 13 (22.41%) SQL
9 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
9 13 (22.41%) B2B
9 13 (22.41%) B2C
10 12 (20.69%) Photoshop
10 12 (20.69%) Logistics
10 12 (20.69%) User Experience
11 11 (18.97%) Web Development
11 11 (18.97%) Project Management
12 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
12 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
12 10 (17.24%) CMS

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (29.31%) WordPress
2 10 (17.24%) CMS
3 7 (12.07%) Joomla!
4 4 (6.90%) Drupal
5 1 (1.72%) MODX
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) MS Office
2 12 (20.69%) Photoshop
3 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
4 6 (10.34%) MS Project
4 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (8.62%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.72%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) MySQL
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Subversion
2 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (5.17%) gulp
5 3 (5.17%) Grunt
5 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (68.97%) Marketing
2 15 (25.86%) Finance
3 6 (10.34%) Advertising
4 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 4 (6.90%) Multimedia
4 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Marketing Manager
3 8 (13.79%) Web Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Technical Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 7 (12.07%) PPC Specialist
4 7 (12.07%) PPC Manager
4 7 (12.07%) PPC Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) PPC Executive
5 6 (10.34%) SEO Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Junior
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Marketing Manager
6 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Junior Developer
6 4 (6.90%) PHP Developer
6 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) HTML
1 25 (43.10%) CSS
2 16 (27.59%) jQuery
3 15 (25.86%) HTML5
4 9 (15.52%) Ajax
5 8 (13.79%) .NET Framework
5 8 (13.79%) Entity Framework
5 8 (13.79%) .NET
5 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
6 7 (12.07%) CSS3
7 6 (10.34%) XHTML
8 4 (6.90%) JSON
8 4 (6.90%) Flash
9 3 (5.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) User Experience
2 8 (13.79%) N-Tier
3 6 (10.34%) Psychology
3 6 (10.34%) Social Media
3 6 (10.34%) Algorithms
4 5 (8.62%) Video Editing
5 4 (6.90%) Animation
6 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.72%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.72%) Blog
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Pay per click
1 23 (39.66%) Digital Marketing
2 17 (29.31%) Content Management
3 14 (24.14%) Analytics
4 13 (22.41%) B2B
4 13 (22.41%) B2C
5 12 (20.69%) Logistics
6 11 (18.97%) Web Development
6 11 (18.97%) Project Management
7 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
7 10 (17.24%) Marketing Management
8 8 (13.79%) Market Research
8 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 8 (13.79%) Mobile Development
9 7 (12.07%) Search Engine Marketing
10 6 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (10.34%) Change Management
10 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (10.34%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) PHP
2 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.07%) C#
3 7 (12.07%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.59%) Adobe
3 14 (24.14%) Google
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Facebook
5 1 (1.72%) Twitter
5 1 (1.72%) Yahoo!
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