The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 34 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.05% 2.50% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 3.23% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 10
Average salary £42,500 £26,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
SEO
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 124 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 90.00% 77.50% 72.33%
Number of salaries quoted 147 101 129
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,255 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £56,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) X++
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) X++
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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