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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 39 41
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport - 0.65% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.85% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +3.17%
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
208 117 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 87.03% 75.97% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 190 98 168
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,400 £51,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (100.00%) Content Management
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Sitefinity
2 4 (80.00%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Umbraco
2 4 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (80.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) XHTML
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Adobe
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 4 (80.00%) Adobe Illustrator

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (80.00%) Sitefinity
1 4 (80.00%) Umbraco
1 4 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (80.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Mercurial
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) C# Web Developer
1 4 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Umbraco Developer
1 4 (80.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Web Developer
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Website Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) Razor View Engine
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XSLT
1 4 (80.00%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Content Management
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sitecore
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Adobe