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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 40 53 26
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Permanent jobs citing SEO 23 8 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.62% 1.58% 6.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 2.05% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 27
Average salary £24,000 £21,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% -21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £15,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £40,625
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-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
412 390 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.73% 77.23% 71.18%
Number of salaries quoted 330 349 312
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 11 £24,250 +16.86%
Blackpool - 10 £22,500 -
Accrington - 1 £41,500 -
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (70.00%) Marketing
2 31 (62.00%) E-Commerce
3 27 (54.00%) Pay per click
3 27 (54.00%) Analytics
4 17 (34.00%) Online Marketing
5 15 (30.00%) HTML
6 14 (28.00%) CSS
7 12 (24.00%) Retail
7 12 (24.00%) PHP
8 11 (22.00%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (20.00%) WordPress
9 10 (20.00%) Google
9 10 (20.00%) CMS
10 8 (16.00%) SQL
10 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (16.00%) Google Analytics
10 8 (16.00%) Social Media
11 7 (14.00%) Business Development
11 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (12.00%) Web Development
12 6 (12.00%) Russian Language
12 6 (12.00%) Swedish Language
12 6 (12.00%) Digital Media
13 5 (10.00%) Link Building
13 5 (10.00%) Magento
13 5 (10.00%) Customer Segmentation
13 5 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (10.00%) Change Management
13 5 (10.00%) Advertising
13 5 (10.00%) OO

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (20.00%) WordPress
1 10 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Google Analytics
2 5 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
1 2 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.00%) FTP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) DB2
2 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.00%) Phing
2 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 35 (70.00%) Marketing
2 12 (24.00%) Retail
3 6 (12.00%) Russian Language
3 6 (12.00%) Swedish Language
4 5 (10.00%) Advertising
5 2 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Web Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.00%) SEO Specialist
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (8.00%) PPC Executive
6 4 (8.00%) PPC Manager
6 4 (8.00%) PPC Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) PPC Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Coordinator
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (4.00%) SEO Executive
9 1 (2.00%) Digital Project Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Project Officer
9 1 (2.00%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) HTML
2 14 (28.00%) CSS
3 4 (8.00%) HTML5
4 2 (4.00%) WSDL
4 2 (4.00%) J2EE
4 2 (4.00%) SOAP
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
4 2 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) Zend Framework
4 2 (4.00%) Sass
5 1 (2.00%) CSS3
5 1 (2.00%) Laravel
5 1 (2.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (2.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Social Media
2 6 (12.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.00%) Blog
4 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.00%) iPhone
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) UNIX
1 2 (4.00%) AIX
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
1 2 (4.00%) CentOS
1 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) E-Commerce
2 27 (54.00%) Pay per click
2 27 (54.00%) Analytics
3 17 (34.00%) Online Marketing
4 11 (22.00%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (14.00%) Business Development
6 6 (12.00%) Web Development
7 5 (10.00%) Link Building
7 5 (10.00%) Customer Segmentation
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (10.00%) Change Management
7 5 (10.00%) OO
7 5 (10.00%) CRM
8 4 (8.00%) Web Design
8 4 (8.00%) Competitor Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) Web Marketing
8 4 (8.00%) Time Management
9 3 (6.00%) Scrum
9 3 (6.00%) MVC
10 2 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) PHP
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
3 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) COBOL
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.00%) PHP5
4 2 (4.00%) CoffeeScript
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.00%) IBM
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Zend
2 2 (4.00%) Facebook
2 2 (4.00%) Twitter
3 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.00%) Yahoo!
Blackburn, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago