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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 17 27
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan - 2.22% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.86% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £35,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +48.93%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-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
50 35 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 69.44% 77.78% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 39 34 90
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,400 £19,225
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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