The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 38 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 1.11% 1.70% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 2.17% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
SEO
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
145 138 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 80.56% 78.41% 81.73%
Number of salaries quoted 114 119 140
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

SEO
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Macclesfield region.

SEO Salary Trend in Macclesfield

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) Fireworks
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) Photoshop
3 7 (63.64%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) Adobe
4 6 (54.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (45.45%) Google
5 5 (45.45%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (45.45%) Digital Media
6 4 (36.36%) Information Architecture
6 4 (36.36%) Analytics
6 4 (36.36%) Flash
6 4 (36.36%) Web Design
7 3 (27.27%) XHTML
7 3 (27.27%) ActionScript
7 3 (27.27%) Pay per click
7 3 (27.27%) Marketing
7 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
7 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (18.18%) Web Development
8 2 (18.18%) Time Management
8 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (18.18%) Web Marketing
8 2 (18.18%) Social Media
8 2 (18.18%) PHP
8 2 (18.18%) Automotive
8 2 (18.18%) Advertising
8 2 (18.18%) Competitor Analysis

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Photoshop
1 8 (72.73%) Fireworks
2 6 (54.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (9.09%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Automotive
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Web Designer
1 6 (54.55%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) PPC Manager
2 2 (18.18%) PPC Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) PPC Executive
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) PPC Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Trainee Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Trainee Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Trainee
3 1 (9.09%) SEO Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) Flash
4 3 (27.27%) XHTML
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) Symfony
5 1 (9.09%) Google Maps API
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) Sass
5 1 (9.09%) LESS
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Digital Media
2 2 (18.18%) Social Media
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Web Design
1 4 (36.36%) Information Architecture
1 4 (36.36%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Pay per click
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Competitor Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Web Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) B2C
4 1 (9.09%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) ActionScript
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Adobe
2 5 (45.45%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Facebook
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter
3 1 (9.09%) Yahoo!
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: Good salary and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago