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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 41 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.74% - 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% - 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
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
220 208 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 81.48% 81.25% 62.81%
Number of salaries quoted 144 158 99
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,858
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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%) SSH
1 1 (5.56%) PuTTY
1 1 (5.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 11 (61.11%) Publishing
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Web Designer
1 10 (55.56%) Designer
2 4 (22.22%) Creative Web Designer
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
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 Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Web 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
5 2 (11.11%) PhoneGap
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%) Pay per click
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) User Stories
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.56%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
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
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago