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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 30 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs citing SEO 32 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.87% 2.27% 5.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.44% 3.07% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 23
Average salary £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £15,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £28,500 £45,875
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -0.79%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
379 358 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.33% 73.97% 71.63%
Number of salaries quoted 291 325 314
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 £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 +15 12 £25,500 +27.50% 1
Blackpool - 8 £22,500 - 2
Blackburn +4 1 £17,000 -38.18% 1
Accrington - 1 £41,500 -
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 35 (72.92%) Marketing
2 29 (60.42%) E-Commerce
3 26 (54.17%) Analytics
4 25 (52.08%) Pay per click
5 17 (35.42%) Online Marketing
6 14 (29.17%) HTML
7 13 (27.08%) CSS
8 12 (25.00%) Retail
9 11 (22.92%) PHP
10 10 (20.83%) CMS
10 10 (20.83%) WordPress
10 10 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (18.75%) Google
12 8 (16.67%) Social Media
13 7 (14.58%) Google Analytics
13 7 (14.58%) Business Development
13 7 (14.58%) SQL
13 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
13 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
14 6 (12.50%) Russian Language
14 6 (12.50%) Swedish Language
14 6 (12.50%) Web Development
14 6 (12.50%) Digital Media
15 5 (10.42%) Time Management
15 5 (10.42%) Magento
15 5 (10.42%) Web Marketing
15 5 (10.42%) Change Management
15 5 (10.42%) Advertising
15 5 (10.42%) OO
15 5 (10.42%) CRM

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (20.83%) CMS
1 10 (20.83%) WordPress
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Google Analytics
2 5 (10.42%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) DB2
2 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.17%) Phing
2 1 (2.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 35 (72.92%) Marketing
2 12 (25.00%) Retail
3 6 (12.50%) Russian Language
3 6 (12.50%) Swedish Language
4 5 (10.42%) Advertising
5 2 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
4 4 (8.33%) SEO Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) PPC Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) PPC Manager
4 4 (8.33%) PPC Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) PPC Executive
5 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) SEO Executive
6 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.08%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Account Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.08%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) HTML
2 13 (27.08%) CSS
3 4 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (4.17%) Zend Framework
4 2 (4.17%) Sass
4 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) XML
4 2 (4.17%) WSDL
4 2 (4.17%) J2EE
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) LAMP
5 1 (2.08%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (2.08%) CSS3
5 1 (2.08%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Social Media
2 6 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.25%) Blog
4 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.17%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) iPhone
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) UNIX
1 2 (4.17%) AIX
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
1 2 (4.17%) CentOS
1 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) E-Commerce
2 26 (54.17%) Analytics
3 25 (52.08%) Pay per click
4 17 (35.42%) Online Marketing
5 10 (20.83%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (14.58%) Business Development
7 6 (12.50%) Web Development
8 5 (10.42%) Time Management
8 5 (10.42%) Web Marketing
8 5 (10.42%) OO
8 5 (10.42%) CRM
8 5 (10.42%) Change Management
9 4 (8.33%) Web Design
9 4 (8.33%) Customer Segmentation
9 4 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (8.33%) Competitor Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) Link Building
10 3 (6.25%) MVC
10 3 (6.25%) Scrum
11 2 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) PHP
2 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) COBOL
3 2 (4.17%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) PHP5
3 2 (4.17%) CoffeeScript
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Google
2 2 (4.17%) Zend
2 2 (4.17%) Facebook
2 2 (4.17%) Twitter
2 2 (4.17%) IBM
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.08%) Yahoo!
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe
3 1 (2.08%) Appcelerator
Lancaster
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 12 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Burnley
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £16k - 18k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 plus Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Gorilladaze
Salary: negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Gorilladaze
Salary: negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago