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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 29 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 14 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.41% - 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% - 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 3
Average salary £31,500 - £21,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 344 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 72.97% 87.98% 74.58%
Number of salaries quoted 134 200 104
Average salary £37,000 £39,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.32% +17.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £30,000 £22,826
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 24 April 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 12 (63.16%) CSS
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) Publishing
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 5 (26.32%) Marketing
6 5 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (26.32%) Web Design
7 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
8 2 (10.53%) C#
8 2 (10.53%) .NET
8 2 (10.53%) Electronics
8 2 (10.53%) Social Media
8 2 (10.53%) Social Network
8 2 (10.53%) Web Development
8 2 (10.53%) Degree
8 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
9 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (5.26%) Android Development
9 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
9 1 (5.26%) HTML5
9 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
9 1 (5.26%) Copywriting
9 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.26%) Time Management
9 1 (5.26%) Android

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
2 5 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
General
1 9 (47.37%) Publishing
2 5 (26.32%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Web Designer
1 10 (52.63%) Designer
2 4 (21.05%) Creative Web Designer
3 3 (15.79%) SEO Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Digital Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Photoshop Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) CSS
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Social Media
1 2 (10.53%) Social Network
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.26%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Web Design
2 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.26%) Android Development
4 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) User Stories
4 1 (5.26%) Pay per click
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) B2C
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft