The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 49 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing SEO 12 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.40% 4.62% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 5.56% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 7
Average salary £28,000 £24,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £27,500 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
SEO
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
414 414 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.63% 83.13% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 343 332 357
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,875 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +6 11 £28,000 +15.46% 3
Lancaster - 1 £22,500 - 2
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 34 (97.14%) Marketing
2 31 (88.57%) Pay per click
3 26 (74.29%) Digital Marketing
3 26 (74.29%) PHP
4 25 (71.43%) HTML
5 24 (68.57%) CSS
5 24 (68.57%) jQuery
5 24 (68.57%) Social Media
6 23 (65.71%) WordPress
6 23 (65.71%) Email Marketing
7 22 (62.86%) Social Media Marketing
8 21 (60.00%) Web Development
9 20 (57.14%) Content Management
10 9 (25.71%) Google
11 8 (22.86%) CMS
12 7 (20.00%) Google Analytics
12 7 (20.00%) Online Marketing
12 7 (20.00%) Analytics
13 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
14 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
14 3 (8.57%) Business Development
15 2 (5.71%) MySQL
15 2 (5.71%) CSS3
15 2 (5.71%) HTML5
16 1 (2.86%) Web Usability
16 1 (2.86%) Campaign Management
16 1 (2.86%) Xbox
16 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (65.71%) WordPress
2 8 (22.86%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
General
1 34 (97.14%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Junior Developer
2 8 (22.86%) PHP Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Junior
2 8 (22.86%) Junior PHP Developer
3 7 (20.00%) PPC Specialist
3 7 (20.00%) Website Developer
3 7 (20.00%) PPC Manager
3 7 (20.00%) PPC Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) PPC Executive
4 6 (17.14%) Marketing Manager
4 6 (17.14%) Online Marketing Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Account Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SEO Executive
8 1 (2.86%) Designer
8 1 (2.86%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) HTML
2 24 (68.57%) CSS
2 24 (68.57%) jQuery
3 2 (5.71%) HTML5
3 2 (5.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (68.57%) Social Media
2 1 (2.86%) Xbox
2 1 (2.86%) Copywriting
2 1 (2.86%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Pay per click
2 26 (74.29%) Digital Marketing
3 23 (65.71%) Email Marketing
4 22 (62.86%) Social Media Marketing
5 21 (60.00%) Web Development
6 20 (57.14%) Content Management
7 7 (20.00%) Analytics
7 7 (20.00%) Online Marketing
8 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.57%) Business Development
10 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
10 1 (2.86%) Campaign Management
10 1 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.86%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) PHP
2 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe
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