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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 28 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 1.68% - 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% - 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £21,250 - £24,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Wigan region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
83 40 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 69.75% 93.02% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 60 37 56
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

SEO
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Zen Cart
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Extranet
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Java

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Zen Cart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Junior
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Java