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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 129 105 109
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Permanent jobs citing SEO 8 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.96% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.15% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 20
Average salary £33,750 £27,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +11.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £36,250 £39,350
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
1691 1387 1619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.10% 83.30% 80.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1120 1350
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +10 3 £32,500 +12.06% 1
Warrington -7 2 £43,750 +29.62%
Wilmslow - 1 £35,000 -
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (60.71%) Web Design
2 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 15 (53.57%) CSS
3 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 12 (42.86%) Marketing
5 10 (35.71%) jQuery
5 10 (35.71%) Photoshop
6 9 (32.14%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (28.57%) Online Marketing
7 8 (28.57%) Pay per click
8 7 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (25.00%) Time Management
8 7 (25.00%) Social Media
8 7 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
8 7 (25.00%) Adobe
8 7 (25.00%) Fireworks
8 7 (25.00%) Google
9 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 6 (21.43%) Analytics
9 6 (21.43%) Google Analytics
10 5 (17.86%) Information Architecture
10 5 (17.86%) Digital Media
10 5 (17.86%) Flash
10 5 (17.86%) XHTML
10 5 (17.86%) PHP
10 5 (17.86%) ActionScript
10 5 (17.86%) Advertising
11 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (14.29%) Degree
11 4 (14.29%) Web Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (7.14%) WordPress
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Photoshop
2 7 (25.00%) Fireworks
2 7 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.57%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Google Analytics
2 2 (7.14%) Magento
3 1 (3.57%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) SSH
1 1 (3.57%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.57%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (42.86%) Marketing
2 5 (17.86%) Advertising
3 3 (10.71%) Finance
4 2 (7.14%) Automotive
4 2 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Web Designer
2 6 (21.43%) Designer
3 5 (17.86%) SEO Executive
3 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Head of Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Telesales Executive
5 1 (3.57%) PPC Manager
5 1 (3.57%) PPC Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) PPC Executive
5 1 (3.57%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Webmaster
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) PPC Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) HTML
1 15 (53.57%) CSS
2 10 (35.71%) jQuery
3 5 (17.86%) Flash
3 5 (17.86%) XHTML
4 3 (10.71%) Ajax
4 3 (10.71%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.14%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) DHTML
6 1 (3.57%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) CSS3
6 1 (3.57%) PhoneGap
6 1 (3.57%) Sass
6 1 (3.57%) LESS
6 1 (3.57%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Social Media
2 5 (17.86%) Digital Media
3 3 (10.71%) Copywriting
3 3 (10.71%) Blog
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.57%) iPad
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) Xbox
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (3.57%) iPhone
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
5 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.57%) W3C
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Web Design
2 9 (32.14%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (28.57%) Online Marketing
3 8 (28.57%) Pay per click
4 7 (25.00%) Time Management
5 6 (21.43%) Analytics
5 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 5 (17.86%) Information Architecture
7 4 (14.29%) Email Marketing
7 4 (14.29%) Web Development
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.71%) Competitor Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) MVC
9 2 (7.14%) Search Engine Marketing
9 2 (7.14%) Project Management
9 2 (7.14%) OO
10 1 (3.57%) CRM
10 1 (3.57%) ITIL
10 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) PHP
2 5 (17.86%) ActionScript
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Adobe
1 7 (25.00%) Google
2 3 (10.71%) Facebook
3 1 (3.57%) Zend
3 1 (3.57%) Eloqua
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
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