The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 57 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Permanent jobs citing SEO 5 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.15% 4.48% 6.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 5.25% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 12
Median salary £26,500 £21,500 £27,897
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.25% -22.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £21,500 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £24,375 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
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
386 438 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.74% 85.38% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 317 363 280
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 3 £26,500 -
Lancaster - 1 £27,500 - 1
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 10 (55.56%) PHP
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
1 10 (55.56%) CSS
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) Marketing
2 9 (50.00%) Web Development
2 9 (50.00%) jQuery
2 9 (50.00%) HTML5
2 9 (50.00%) CSS3
3 8 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 8 (44.44%) WordPress
3 8 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (44.44%) Ajax
4 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) QA
5 5 (27.78%) Blog
5 5 (27.78%) Advertising
6 4 (22.22%) Workflow
6 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) Pay per click
8 2 (11.11%) XHTML
9 1 (5.56%) .NET
9 1 (5.56%) MySQL
9 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 1 (5.56%) MVC
9 1 (5.56%) FTP
9 1 (5.56%) W3C

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (50.00%) Marketing
2 5 (27.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
1 9 (50.00%) HTML Developer
1 9 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 8 (44.44%) HTML CSS Developer
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript Developer
2 8 (44.44%) PHP Web Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Web Developer
2 8 (44.44%) WordPress Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Account Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Digital Account Manager
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SEO Executive
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) CSS
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) CSS3
2 9 (50.00%) HTML5
2 9 (50.00%) jQuery
3 8 (44.44%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) XHTML
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.56%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Blog
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Web Development
2 8 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) Workflow
4 3 (16.67%) Pay per click
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) PHP
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
Lancaster, Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £28500 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago