The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 45 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.39% - 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% - 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £42,500 - £29,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
SEO
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
218 200 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.49% 86.21% 69.06%
Number of salaries quoted 145 167 106
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SEO
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Chester region.

SEO Salary Trend in Chester

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) Publishing
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
5 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) Web Design
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) XHTML
7 2 (18.18%) Electronics
7 2 (18.18%) PHP
8 1 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (9.09%) MySQL
8 1 (9.09%) UNIX
8 1 (9.09%) OO
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 1 (9.09%) Change Management
8 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (9.09%) Adobe
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (9.09%) Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) Pay per click
8 1 (9.09%) Web Development
8 1 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
2 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SSH
1 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
1 1 (9.09%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 7 (63.64%) Publishing
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Web Designer
1 5 (45.45%) Designer
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Creative Web Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Photoshop Designer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Service Delivery
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) XHTML
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
5 1 (9.09%) Sass
5 1 (9.09%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
1 1 (9.09%) Social Network
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Pay per click
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago