The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 6.76% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.20% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
SEO
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
61 63 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 82.43% 78.75% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 49 38 48
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

SEO
Salary Trend in Salford

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

SEO Salary Trend in Salford

SEO
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 10 (90.91%) Pay per click
2 9 (81.82%) New Media
3 3 (27.27%) Social Media
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) Google

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) SEO Executive
2 2 (18.18%) PPC Manager
2 2 (18.18%) PPC Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) PPC Executive
2 2 (18.18%) SEO Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) PPC Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) SEO Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) New Media
2 3 (27.27%) Social Media
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Pay per click
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Google