The first table below looks at the demand for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 18 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 Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 47 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.26% 2.48% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 3.48% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 13
Average salary £35,000 £20,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
289 115 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 76.46% 71.43% 71.83%
Number of salaries quoted 223 86 138
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SEO
West Yorkshire

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

SEO
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Halifax region.

SEO Salary Trend in Halifax

SEO
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (100.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft