The table below looks at the statistics for the SEO Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist
Rank 247 - 245
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Specialist 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% - 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% - 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £21,000 - £19,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £25,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -23.07%
SEO Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6953 6750 7261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.73% 94.33% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5636 5791 6315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SEO Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO Specialist in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SEO Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SEO Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SEO Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

SEO Specialist
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Lancashire - 6 £21,000 -
SEO Specialist
England

SEO Specialist
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited SEO Specialist in their job title 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 with SEO Specialist in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SEO
2 7 (87.50%) Pay per click
3 6 (75.00%) Analytics
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (62.50%) Link Building
4 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Google
6 1 (12.50%) Web Design
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Competitor Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) FTP
6 1 (12.50%) B2B
6 1 (12.50%) B2C
6 1 (12.50%) Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Blog
6 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Social Media

SEO Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited SEO Specialist in their job title 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 with SEO Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blog
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) SEO
2 7 (87.50%) Pay per click
3 6 (75.00%) Analytics
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (62.50%) Link Building
5 1 (12.50%) B2B
5 1 (12.50%) B2C
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google