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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 53 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing SEO 9 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.76% 0.68% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.81% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 6
Average salary £27,500 £32,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.06% -17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +3.17%
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
441 370 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 86.47% 83.71% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 382 313 325
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 January 2015.

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 January 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
Nelson - 5 £43,750 -
Preston +3 4 £21,500 -32.81% 1
Blackburn - 2 £27,500 - 1
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (78.95%) Marketing
2 14 (73.68%) Pay per click
3 10 (52.63%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (31.58%) Online Marketing
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) B2B
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) People Management
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 3 (15.79%) CSS3
7 3 (15.79%) Marketing Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.79%) Internet
7 3 (15.79%) WordPress
7 3 (15.79%) SLA
7 3 (15.79%) Advertising
8 2 (10.53%) Adobe
8 2 (10.53%) MySQL
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.53%) PHP
8 2 (10.53%) Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Web Usability
9 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
9 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
9 1 (5.26%) Customer Segmentation
9 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.26%) User Experience

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (15.79%) WordPress
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (78.95%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Marketing Executive
1 7 (36.84%) Digital Marketing Executive
2 4 (21.05%) PPC Manager
2 4 (21.05%) PPC Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) PPC Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) PPC Executive
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Designer
4 2 (10.53%) SEO Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) CSS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) Sass
4 1 (5.26%) LESS
4 1 (5.26%) JSP
4 1 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Pay per click
2 10 (52.63%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (31.58%) Online Marketing
4 4 (21.05%) B2B
5 3 (15.79%) People Management
5 3 (15.79%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Web Usability
7 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Segmentation
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Link Building
7 1 (5.26%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) B2C
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Google
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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