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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 42 25 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Permanent jobs citing SEO 23 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.48% 6.38% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 8.11% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 11
Average salary £21,500 £27,897 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.93% +1.44%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +5.83%
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
433 333 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.41% 78.72% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 357 261 354
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 29 May 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
Preston -5 13 £23,000 -13.20% 2
Blackpool - 1 £24,375 -
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 32 (96.97%) Marketing
2 29 (87.88%) Pay per click
3 26 (78.79%) HTML
4 22 (66.67%) CSS
4 22 (66.67%) Content Management
4 22 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
4 22 (66.67%) Social Media
5 21 (63.64%) WordPress
6 19 (57.58%) Email Marketing
6 19 (57.58%) jQuery
6 19 (57.58%) Web Development
7 18 (54.55%) Social Media Marketing
7 18 (54.55%) PHP
8 8 (24.24%) Google
8 8 (24.24%) CMS
8 8 (24.24%) Online Marketing
8 8 (24.24%) Google Analytics
8 8 (24.24%) Analytics
9 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
10 4 (12.12%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (12.12%) Adobe
10 4 (12.12%) Photoshop
10 4 (12.12%) Degree
10 4 (12.12%) Copywriting
10 4 (12.12%) Blog
10 4 (12.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (9.09%) People Management
11 3 (9.09%) Web Usability
11 3 (9.09%) CSS3

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (63.64%) WordPress
2 8 (24.24%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Photoshop
1 4 (12.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
General
1 32 (96.97%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Junior
2 8 (24.24%) Junior Developer
2 8 (24.24%) PHP Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Junior PHP Developer
3 7 (21.21%) PPC Specialist
3 7 (21.21%) PPC Executive
3 7 (21.21%) PPC Manager
3 7 (21.21%) PPC Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Website Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Online Marketing Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Marketing Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Designer
6 3 (9.09%) Web Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing Executive
7 2 (6.06%) Marketing Executive
8 1 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) HTML
2 22 (66.67%) CSS
3 19 (57.58%) jQuery
4 3 (9.09%) CSS3
4 3 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (3.03%) JSP
5 1 (3.03%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (66.67%) Social Media
2 4 (12.12%) Copywriting
2 4 (12.12%) Blog
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) Pay per click
2 22 (66.67%) Content Management
2 22 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
3 19 (57.58%) Email Marketing
3 19 (57.58%) Web Development
4 18 (54.55%) Social Media Marketing
5 8 (24.24%) Online Marketing
5 8 (24.24%) Analytics
6 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (9.09%) People Management
8 3 (9.09%) Web Usability
8 3 (9.09%) Marketing Strategy
8 3 (9.09%) B2B
8 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) Market Research
9 1 (3.03%) CRM
9 1 (3.03%) Validation
9 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) PHP
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Google
2 4 (12.12%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) Coremetrics
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