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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
47 56 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 73.44% 69.14% 86.84%
Number of salaries quoted 25 52 65
Average salary £40,000 £26,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £18,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 25 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Magento
2 5 (83.33%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) W3C
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Zen Cart
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Zend
4 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Magento
2 1 (16.67%) Zen Cart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 4 (66.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior PHP Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Flash
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Zend