The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SEO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 84 85
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.37% 1.22% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 1.43% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 31
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -21.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year - +12.90%  

SEO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 946 1121 1575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.19% 85.31% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 752 938 1194
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing SEO as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Cheshire

SEO
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for SEO in Cheshire

SEO
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Cheshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in Cheshire

SEO
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +10 2 £22,500 +12.50%
Wilmslow -6 1 £25,000 -16.66%
SEO
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) jQuery
3 7 (50.00%) Web Development
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) PHP
3 7 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (42.86%) HTML5
5 5 (35.71%) Analytics
5 5 (35.71%) Google
5 5 (35.71%) Google Analytics
5 5 (35.71%) WordPress
6 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Pay per click
6 4 (28.57%) Marketing
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Photoshop
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Web Design
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) Adobe
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) Ajax
7 3 (21.43%) RESTful
7 3 (21.43%) Email Marketing

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) WordPress
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Drupal
3 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
3 1 (7.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 3 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Sublime Text
General
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (21.43%) Junior
3 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Designer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Executive
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing Executive
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Web Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) jQuery
3 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Ajax
5 3 (21.43%) CSS3
5 3 (21.43%) RESTful
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) Angular 2
7 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (7.14%) Flash
7 1 (7.14%) Laravel
7 1 (7.14%) Sass
7 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Animation
2 1 (7.14%) New Media
2 1 (7.14%) Photography
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
2 1 (7.14%) Video Editing
2 1 (7.14%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Web Development
2 5 (35.71%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Pay per click
4 3 (21.43%) Email Marketing
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Content Management
6 1 (7.14%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) Adobe
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
Cheshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 9 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Knutsford
ECOM
Salary: £26000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago