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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 47 60 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Permanent jobs citing SEO 20 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.13% 0.91% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 1.12% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 19
Average salary £24,000 £20,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -24.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £15,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £27,800 £38,225
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
411 446 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.92% 81.09% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 346 393 320
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Blackpool - 10 £22,500 -
Preston +4 6 £21,000 +1.20% 1
Blackburn +15 4 £31,250 -2.34% 1
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 33 (70.21%) Marketing
2 27 (57.45%) E-Commerce
3 26 (55.32%) Pay per click
4 23 (48.94%) Analytics
5 14 (29.79%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (29.79%) Online Marketing
6 12 (25.53%) Retail
6 12 (25.53%) HTML
7 11 (23.40%) CSS
8 9 (19.15%) PHP
9 8 (17.02%) SQL
10 7 (14.89%) WordPress
10 7 (14.89%) CMS
10 7 (14.89%) Google
10 7 (14.89%) Business Development
10 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.77%) Russian Language
11 6 (12.77%) Swedish Language
11 6 (12.77%) Google Analytics
12 5 (10.64%) Web Development
12 5 (10.64%) Magento
12 5 (10.64%) Digital Media
12 5 (10.64%) Customer Segmentation
12 5 (10.64%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (10.64%) Link Building
12 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (10.64%) CRM
12 5 (10.64%) Change Management
13 4 (8.51%) Advertising
13 4 (8.51%) Competitor Analysis

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 7 (14.89%) CMS
1 7 (14.89%) WordPress
2 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Google Analytics
2 5 (10.64%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SSL
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) FTP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) DB2
2 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.26%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (2.13%) Phing
General
1 33 (70.21%) Marketing
2 12 (25.53%) Retail
3 6 (12.77%) Russian Language
3 6 (12.77%) Swedish Language
4 4 (8.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Web Developer
2 8 (17.02%) PPC Manager
2 8 (17.02%) PPC Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) PPC Specialist
2 8 (17.02%) PPC Executive
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.77%) SEO Specialist
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Marketing Executive
6 2 (4.26%) Digital Marketing Executive
6 2 (4.26%) Digital Marketing Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) HTML
2 11 (23.40%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) WSDL
3 2 (4.26%) J2EE
3 2 (4.26%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) CSS3
4 1 (2.13%) Laravel
4 1 (2.13%) Sass
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) LAMP
4 1 (2.13%) Zend Framework
4 1 (2.13%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Digital Media
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Social Media
2 3 (6.38%) Blog
3 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.26%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.13%) iPhone
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) UNIX
1 2 (4.26%) AIX
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
1 2 (4.26%) CentOS
1 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) E-Commerce
2 26 (55.32%) Pay per click
3 23 (48.94%) Analytics
4 14 (29.79%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (29.79%) Online Marketing
5 7 (14.89%) Business Development
6 5 (10.64%) Link Building
6 5 (10.64%) Web Development
6 5 (10.64%) Customer Segmentation
6 5 (10.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (10.64%) CRM
6 5 (10.64%) Change Management
7 4 (8.51%) Competitor Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) OO
7 4 (8.51%) Time Management
7 4 (8.51%) Web Marketing
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
9 2 (4.26%) Web Design
9 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) PHP
2 8 (17.02%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) COBOL
4 2 (4.26%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) PHP5
5 1 (2.13%) CoffeeScript
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Google
2 2 (4.26%) IBM
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) Zend
3 1 (2.13%) Appcelerator
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Amazing Benefits!!
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 12 days ago