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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 34 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.58% 4.29% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 5.41% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 11
Average salary £42,500 £26,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
156 111 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 90.70% 79.29% 71.50%
Number of salaries quoted 138 86 122
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,255 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 21 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) X++
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) X++
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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