The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 56 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing SEO 7 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.32% 0.91% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.12% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 11
Median salary £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £34,600
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
465 358 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 87.57% 81.36% 87.16%
Number of salaries quoted 422 275 385
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in Lancashire

SEO
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 4 £29,250 -
Lancaster +5 1 £30,000 +33.33%
Blackpool - 1 £22,000 -
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 8 (66.67%) PHP
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) Marketing
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) User Experience
4 5 (41.67%) MySQL
4 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
4 5 (41.67%) CakePHP
4 5 (41.67%) WordPress
4 5 (41.67%) Sass
5 4 (33.33%) LESS
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) Node.js
5 4 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (33.33%) Laravel
5 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) Magento
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) Email Marketing
6 3 (25.00%) Symfony
6 3 (25.00%) Zend
6 3 (25.00%) Social Media
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (16.67%) gulp

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Magento
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
1 1 (8.33%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Grunt
1 2 (16.67%) gulp
General
1 7 (58.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) PHP Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Analytics Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Analytics Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PPC Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SEO Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SEO Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) CakePHP
3 5 (41.67%) Sass
4 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) Laravel
4 4 (33.33%) LESS
4 4 (33.33%) Node.js
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) Symfony
6 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (8.33%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (25.00%) Social Media
3 2 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (8.33%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Email Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Pay per click
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Multivariate Testing
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Records Management
5 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PHP
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Zend
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Facebook
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter
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