The first table below looks at the demand for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 42 53 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Permanent jobs citing SEO 13 9 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.84% 1.88% 8.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 2.47% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 50
Average salary £30,250 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £22,050 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,750 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 364 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.55% 75.83% 71.56%
Number of salaries quoted 287 313 429
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SEO
North West

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SEO
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

SEO Salary Trend in Lancashire

SEO
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Lancashire

SEO
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston +2 6 £30,250 +8.03% 2
Blackburn - 2 £17,000 -
Chorley - 2 £35,000 -
Accrington - 1 £27,794 - 1
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
1 11 (68.75%) Marketing
2 8 (50.00%) Pay per click
2 8 (50.00%) Analytics
3 7 (43.75%) Online Marketing
3 7 (43.75%) PHP
4 5 (31.25%) CMS
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) Zend
4 5 (31.25%) Social Media
5 4 (25.00%) WordPress
5 4 (25.00%) Google
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) UNIX
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) MySQL
6 3 (18.75%) Games
6 3 (18.75%) Web Design
6 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 3 (18.75%) CakePHP
6 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Symfony
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 3 (18.75%) Yii
6 3 (18.75%) Laravel
6 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
7 2 (12.50%) Phing
7 2 (12.50%) Sass
7 2 (12.50%) CoffeeScript

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (31.25%) CMS
2 4 (25.00%) WordPress
3 2 (12.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Phing
General
1 11 (68.75%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Games
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Back Office
3 2 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (6.25%) Russian Language
4 1 (6.25%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) PHP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) SEO Executive
4 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Account Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Officer
5 1 (6.25%) PPC Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SEO Account Manager
5 1 (6.25%) PPC Manager
5 1 (6.25%) PPC Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) CakePHP
3 3 (18.75%) Symfony
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) Yii
3 3 (18.75%) Laravel
4 2 (12.50%) Sass
4 2 (12.50%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Social Media
2 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
2 8 (50.00%) Pay per click
2 8 (50.00%) Analytics
3 7 (43.75%) Online Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Web Design
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
5 2 (12.50%) Web Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Email Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Web Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Logistics
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) B2B
6 1 (6.25%) B2C
6 1 (6.25%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PHP
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) CoffeeScript
3 2 (12.50%) PHP5
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Zend
2 4 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (12.50%) Facebook
3 2 (12.50%) Twitter
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Yahoo!
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Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum + Benefits +Training
Posted: 4 days ago
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