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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 39 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 10 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.75% 1.63% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 1.83% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 3
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -29.68%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
295 436 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 81.04% 88.98% 86.87%
Number of salaries quoted 251 381 320
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016. 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
Chorley - 5 £30,000 -
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) Marketing
2 10 (58.82%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (52.94%) jQuery
3 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) PHP
3 9 (52.94%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) WordPress
4 7 (41.18%) Social Media
5 6 (35.29%) Blog
5 6 (35.29%) Email Marketing
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Ajax
6 5 (29.41%) Advertising
6 5 (29.41%) CSS3
6 5 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
6 5 (29.41%) QA
6 5 (29.41%) HTML5
6 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) Social Media Marketing
8 3 (17.65%) Pay per click
9 2 (11.76%) MySQL
10 1 (5.88%) People Management
10 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
10 1 (5.88%) Link Building
10 1 (5.88%) Campaign Management
10 1 (5.88%) Xbox
10 1 (5.88%) Web Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (41.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (70.59%) Marketing
2 5 (29.41%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) HTML CSS Developer
2 7 (41.18%) HTML Developer
2 7 (41.18%) PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (29.41%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
3 5 (29.41%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Developer
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Marketing Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) SEO Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) CSS
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
1 9 (52.94%) jQuery
2 5 (29.41%) Ajax
2 5 (29.41%) CSS3
2 5 (29.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Social Media
2 6 (35.29%) Blog
3 1 (5.88%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (35.29%) Email Marketing
3 5 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (23.53%) Social Media Marketing
5 3 (17.65%) Pay per click
6 1 (5.88%) Campaign Management
6 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.88%) Link Building
6 1 (5.88%) Online Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) People Management
6 1 (5.88%) Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
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