The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 52 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 6 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.17% 1.84% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.19% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 5
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -28.35%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
418 548 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.80% 84.05% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 299 460 405
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SEO
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

SEO Salary Trend in Merseyside

SEO
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Liverpool +8 6 £25,000 +4.16% 1
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) WordPress
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
3 5 (62.50%) Photoshop
3 5 (62.50%) Adobe
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) Laravel
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (50.00%) PHP5
4 4 (50.00%) Node.js
4 4 (50.00%) CMS
4 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Android
6 2 (25.00%) Magento
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (25.00%) Android Development
6 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (25.00%) REST
6 2 (25.00%) Sass
7 1 (12.50%) Social Media Marketing
7 1 (12.50%) Symantec

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (75.00%) WordPress
2 4 (50.00%) Node.js
2 4 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Photoshop
2 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PPC Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing Executive
4 1 (12.50%) PPC Manager
4 1 (12.50%) PPC Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing Executive
4 1 (12.50%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) Laravel
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 2 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blog
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OOP
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Android Development
1 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (12.50%) Pay per click
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) PHP5
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum, Benefits 25 days hols + bank holidays plus ability t
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £47000 per annum, Benefits 25 days hols + bank holidays plus ability t
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
6 Talent
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago