The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - 17
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan - - 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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 Wigan region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
52 54 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 72.22% 73.97% 82.22%
Number of salaries quoted 52 43 36
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

SEO
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

SEO Salary Trend in Wigan