The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 39 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.56% - 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% - 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £40,000 - £35,750
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 - £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 - £49,150
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 209 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 77.82% 81.01% 62.69%
Number of salaries quoted 131 141 103
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SEO
Cheshire

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 28 July 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 13 (72.22%) CSS
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) Publishing
3 8 (44.44%) Photoshop
3 8 (44.44%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (33.33%) jQuery
6 5 (27.78%) Web Design
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
8 3 (16.67%) XHTML
9 2 (11.11%) Electronics
9 2 (11.11%) Finance
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) Web Development
9 2 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (11.11%) PHP
9 2 (11.11%) HTML5
9 2 (11.11%) Time Management
9 2 (11.11%) Social Network
9 2 (11.11%) Pay per click
9 2 (11.11%) CSS3
9 2 (11.11%) PhoneGap
9 2 (11.11%) User Stories
9 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
9 2 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (5.56%) PuTTY
10 1 (5.56%) WinSCP
10 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (5.56%) Sass

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 6 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) PuTTY
1 1 (5.56%) WinSCP
1 1 (5.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (11.11%) PhoneGap
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 11 (61.11%) Publishing
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Web Designer
1 10 (55.56%) Designer
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Creative Web Designer
2 4 (22.22%) Digital Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Photoshop Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) CSS
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) XHTML
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) Sass
6 1 (5.56%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Social Network
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.56%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Web Design
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Pay per click
3 2 (11.11%) User Stories
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + inc great benefits + bonus
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