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 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 60 55 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs citing SEO 6 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.13% 0.83% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.94% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 5
Average salary £30,750 £29,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.12% +6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,450 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,000 £28,500
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
472 427 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.72% 88.59% 89.20%
Number of salaries quoted 371 364 478
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,275
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram 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 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
Liverpool +1 6 £30,750 -16.89% 1
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Google
4 3 (30.00%) Google Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) User Experience
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Redis
5 2 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (20.00%) nginx
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Streaming Media
5 2 (20.00%) Pay per click
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Blog
6 1 (10.00%) Email Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) AdWords
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) Laravel
4 1 (10.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Streaming Media
3 1 (10.00%) Blog
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Pay per click
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) B2B
5 1 (10.00%) Competitor Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Email Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Piwik
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter
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