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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 33 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.04% - 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% - 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Average salary £42,500 - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
175 131 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 90.67% 72.38% 72.69%
Number of salaries quoted 153 104 139
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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%) 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
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
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%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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