The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 37 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.12% 0.44% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.51% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
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 Stockport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
163 195 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 91.06% 85.15% 81.22%
Number of salaries quoted 155 162 169
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £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 Stockport

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

SEO
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

SEO Salary Trend in Stockport

SEO
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Stockport

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 4 (100.00%) Social Media
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) Joomla!
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Drupal
3 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (50.00%) WordPress
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Advertising
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Facebook
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter
4 1 (25.00%) Social Media Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Intranet
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing Management
4 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Social Network
4 1 (25.00%) Pay per click

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 (50.00%) Joomla!
1 2 (50.00%) Drupal
1 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Junior
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing Executive
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing Assistant
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing Management
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Facebook
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter