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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 36 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.04% 5.20% 5.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 5.96% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 14
Median salary - £23,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -24.60%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
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
163 151 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 84.90% 87.28% 77.74%
Number of salaries quoted 143 109 146
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Online Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) hybris
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

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 (33.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Head of SEO
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Online Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) hybris
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago