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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 98 101 103
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing SEO 22 16 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 1.00% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.23% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 42
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,800 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,050 £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
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
1519 1297 1807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.92% 80.91% 84.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 990 1532
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 - 9 £32,500 - 1
Knutsford +5 6 £35,000 +48.93% 2
Warrington +7 4 - -
Chester +8 1 £23,500 -21.66%
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (43.33%) HTML
1 13 (43.33%) Marketing
2 12 (40.00%) Pay per click
2 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) CSS
3 11 (36.67%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (36.67%) jQuery
4 10 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 10 (33.33%) B2B
5 9 (30.00%) Adobe
5 9 (30.00%) Fireworks
5 9 (30.00%) Dreamweaver
5 9 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (30.00%) Analytics
6 8 (26.67%) Digital Media
6 8 (26.67%) Information Architecture
6 8 (26.67%) Flash
6 8 (26.67%) ActionScript
7 7 (23.33%) Google
7 7 (23.33%) Web Design
7 7 (23.33%) Google Analytics
8 6 (20.00%) Project Management
8 6 (20.00%) Logistics
8 6 (20.00%) B2C
9 5 (16.67%) Search Engine Marketing
9 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
10 4 (13.33%) User Experience
10 4 (13.33%) Social Media
10 4 (13.33%) Web Development
10 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (10.00%) WordPress
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 9 (30.00%) Fireworks
2 9 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (10.00%) MS Office
5 2 (6.67%) MS Project
6 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Intranet
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
1 2 (6.67%) Extranet
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (43.33%) Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
3 2 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Web Designer
1 9 (30.00%) Designer
2 5 (16.67%) PPC Manager
2 5 (16.67%) PPC Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) PPC Executive
2 5 (16.67%) Marketing Manager
2 5 (16.67%) PPC Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (3.33%) SEO Executive
5 1 (3.33%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (3.33%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Process Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) HTML
2 11 (36.67%) CSS
2 11 (36.67%) jQuery
3 8 (26.67%) Flash
4 3 (10.00%) XHTML
5 2 (6.67%) Ajax
5 2 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.33%) Symfony
6 1 (3.33%) CakePHP
6 1 (3.33%) LINQ
6 1 (3.33%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.33%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Digital Media
2 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 4 (13.33%) Social Media
4 3 (10.00%) Psychology
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
6 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
6 1 (3.33%) W3C
6 1 (3.33%) iPhone
6 1 (3.33%) iPad
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Pay per click
2 11 (36.67%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (33.33%) B2B
4 9 (30.00%) Analytics
5 8 (26.67%) Information Architecture
6 7 (23.33%) Web Design
7 6 (20.00%) Project Management
7 6 (20.00%) B2C
7 6 (20.00%) Logistics
8 5 (16.67%) Search Engine Marketing
9 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.33%) Web Development
10 3 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (10.00%) CRM
10 3 (10.00%) Campaign Management
10 3 (10.00%) Marketing Management
11 2 (6.67%) Change Control
11 2 (6.67%) Web Marketing
11 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 2 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (26.67%) ActionScript
3 2 (6.67%) PHP
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) WAI
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Adobe
2 7 (23.33%) Google
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) Zend
5 1 (3.33%) Eloqua
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Brookfield Rose
Salary: Up-to £35,000 + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Brookfield Rose
Salary: Up-to £35,000 + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago