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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 86 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs citing SEO 16 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.23% 1.75% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.98% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 15
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £32,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,750 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
1086 1613 1311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.35% 88.14% 83.45%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1309 982
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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
Ellesmere Port - 4 £27,500 -
Macclesfield +18 3 £25,000 -23.07%
Alderley Edge - 3 £26,000 -
Knutsford -6 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Wilmslow - 2 £30,000 -
Chester +3 1 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Warrington -2 1 £20,000 -46.66% 1
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 31 (64.58%) Marketing
2 30 (62.50%) HTML
3 25 (52.08%) CSS
3 25 (52.08%) Digital Marketing
4 22 (45.83%) Pay per click
5 21 (43.75%) Analytics
6 20 (41.67%) Google
7 19 (39.58%) Social Media
7 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
8 16 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 16 (33.33%) jQuery
8 16 (33.33%) Google Analytics
9 15 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (27.08%) HTML5
11 12 (25.00%) Web Development
12 11 (22.92%) Email Marketing
12 11 (22.92%) WordPress
13 10 (20.83%) CSS3
13 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
14 9 (18.75%) User Experience
14 9 (18.75%) PHP
15 8 (16.67%) Data Analysis
15 8 (16.67%) AdWords
16 7 (14.58%) Magento
16 7 (14.58%) Web Analytics
16 7 (14.58%) Web Design
16 7 (14.58%) Adobe
16 7 (14.58%) Photoshop
17 6 (12.50%) SQL
17 6 (12.50%) Joomla!

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (22.92%) WordPress
2 6 (12.50%) Joomla!
3 3 (6.25%) CMS
3 3 (6.25%) Drupal
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 8 (16.67%) AdWords
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) MySQL
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (6.25%) Jasmine
1 3 (6.25%) QUnit
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Grunt
2 1 (2.08%) gulp
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 31 (64.58%) Marketing
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
3 4 (8.33%) Advertising
3 4 (8.33%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Digital Executive
2 13 (27.08%) Digital Marketing Executive
2 13 (27.08%) Marketing Executive
3 8 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 7 (14.58%) HTML CSS Developer
4 7 (14.58%) HTML Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Digital Marketing Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Marketing Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) PHP Developer
6 4 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Junior
6 4 (8.33%) SEO Executive
6 4 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Customer Executive
7 3 (6.25%) Email Executive
7 3 (6.25%) Email Marketing Executive
7 3 (6.25%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) HTML
2 25 (52.08%) CSS
3 16 (33.33%) jQuery
4 13 (27.08%) HTML5
5 10 (20.83%) CSS3
6 5 (10.42%) Ajax
6 5 (10.42%) JSON
7 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.25%) Backbone.js
7 3 (6.25%) Dojo
7 3 (6.25%) Ember.js
7 3 (6.25%) HTML5 Canvas
7 3 (6.25%) SVG
7 3 (6.25%) XHTML
8 2 (4.17%) LAMP
8 2 (4.17%) Smarty
9 1 (2.08%) .NET
9 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.08%) Flash
9 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Social Media
2 9 (18.75%) User Experience
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) AS400
3 5 (10.42%) Digital Media
3 5 (10.42%) iSeries
4 4 (8.33%) Graphic Design
4 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 3 (6.25%) Psychology
5 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.17%) Blog
7 1 (2.08%) Animation
7 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.08%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Android
1 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 3 (6.25%) webOS
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
1 3 (6.25%) Windows Phone
1 3 (6.25%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Digital Marketing
2 22 (45.83%) Pay per click
3 21 (43.75%) Analytics
4 16 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 15 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (25.00%) Web Development
7 11 (22.92%) Email Marketing
8 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
9 8 (16.67%) Data Analysis
10 7 (14.58%) Web Analytics
10 7 (14.58%) Web Design
11 5 (10.42%) Benchmarking
11 5 (10.42%) Project Management
12 4 (8.33%) Content Management
12 4 (8.33%) Online Marketing
13 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
13 3 (6.25%) Progressive Enhancement
13 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
13 3 (6.25%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.75%) PHP
3 6 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Google
2 7 (14.58%) Adobe
3 5 (10.42%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) hybris
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago