The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 28 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.90% 3.37% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.59% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Median salary £33,750 £23,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.61% -44.70%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
120 251 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 86.96% 94.01% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 104 159 166
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Chester region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in Chester

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for SEO.

1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) Web Development
4 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (55.56%) Marketing
6 4 (44.44%) Front End Development
7 3 (33.33%) Grunt
7 3 (33.33%) Analytics
7 3 (33.33%) gulp
7 3 (33.33%) Online Marketing
7 3 (33.33%) iPad
7 3 (33.33%) Google Analytics
7 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (33.33%) Google
8 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
8 2 (22.22%) PHP
8 2 (22.22%) Web Design
8 2 (22.22%) HTML5
8 2 (22.22%) Social Media
8 2 (22.22%) CSS3
9 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
9 1 (11.11%) GIMP
9 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (11.11%) Sass
9 1 (11.11%) LESS
9 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 1 (11.11%) Node.js

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (11.11%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Grunt
1 3 (33.33%) gulp
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Head of SEO
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (11.11%) LESS
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js
5 1 (11.11%) Sass
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (22.22%) Social Media
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) Front End Development
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) Online Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Code Optimisation
5 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Google