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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 76 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Permanent jobs citing SEO 12 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.26% 1.34% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.49% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 22
Median salary £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £16,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £40,000 £33,850
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
791 1548 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.00% 90.21% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 688 1223 1133
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,900 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 26 June 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 +4 7 £27,500 - 1
Crewe - 2 £35,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £30,000 - 1
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 18 (62.07%) CSS
2 17 (58.62%) HTML
2 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 16 (55.17%) Marketing
4 15 (51.72%) Web Development
5 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
5 12 (41.38%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (37.93%) Analytics
7 10 (34.48%) PHP
7 10 (34.48%) Google
7 10 (34.48%) Social Media
7 10 (34.48%) jQuery
7 10 (34.48%) Google Analytics
8 9 (31.03%) Web Design
9 7 (24.14%) CMS
9 7 (24.14%) WordPress
10 6 (20.69%) HTML5
10 6 (20.69%) Pay per click
10 6 (20.69%) MySQL
11 5 (17.24%) .NET
11 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
11 5 (17.24%) Degree
11 5 (17.24%) Workflow
11 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (13.79%) Front End Development
12 4 (13.79%) Drupal
12 4 (13.79%) Email Marketing
12 4 (13.79%) Magento
12 4 (13.79%) Online Marketing
12 4 (13.79%) Twitter

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 7 (24.14%) CMS
1 7 (24.14%) WordPress
2 4 (13.79%) Drupal
3 3 (10.34%) ColdFusion
3 3 (10.34%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Magento
2 2 (6.90%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Google Analytics
2 3 (10.34%) AdWords
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Intranet
2 2 (6.90%) FTP
2 2 (6.90%) SMS
3 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Grunt
1 3 (10.34%) gulp
General
1 16 (55.17%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Advertising
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Junior
2 5 (17.24%) Web Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Web Manager
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (13.79%) SEO Executive
4 3 (10.34%) Head of SEO
4 3 (10.34%) Junior Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.34%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Web Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Executive
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior PHP Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior PHP Web Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Marketing Executive
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) CSS
2 17 (58.62%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) jQuery
4 6 (20.69%) HTML5
5 5 (17.24%) .NET
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
6 4 (13.79%) XHTML
7 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (6.90%) Smarty
9 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.45%) Node.js
9 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Social Media
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Blog
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) iPad
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 2 (6.90%) W3C
5 1 (3.45%) AS400
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.45%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Web Development
2 12 (41.38%) Digital Marketing
2 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
3 11 (37.93%) Analytics
4 9 (31.03%) Web Design
5 6 (20.69%) Pay per click
6 5 (17.24%) Workflow
7 4 (13.79%) Email Marketing
7 4 (13.79%) Front End Development
7 4 (13.79%) Online Marketing
8 3 (10.34%) OOP
8 3 (10.34%) Open Source
8 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (6.90%) CRM
9 2 (6.90%) Customer Segmentation
9 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) People Management
10 1 (3.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) PHP
3 3 (10.34%) PHP 5
3 3 (10.34%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Google
2 4 (13.79%) Twitter
3 3 (10.34%) Facebook
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Omniture
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) hybris
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Siemens
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum Huge career progression + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago