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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 35 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 1.01% 1.28% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.55% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £23,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.83%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
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
171 193 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 86.36% 82.13% 86.87%
Number of salaries quoted 160 132 170
Average salary £34,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.38% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Joomla!
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
1 2 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (100.00%) WordPress
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) Facebook
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (100.00%) Joomla!
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
1 2 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (100.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Junior
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Junior Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Facebook
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter