Period
to 21 May 2018

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 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 134 123
Rank change year-on-year -13 -11 +3
Permanent jobs citing SEO 30 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.97% 0.47% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.53% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 18
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% +23.64% -21.43%
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,250 £21,850
90th Percentile £47,500 £37,250 £37,875
North West median annual salary £37,500 £34,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year +9.49% +14.17% -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,856 2,083 2,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.37% 88.83% 88.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,067 1,618 1,800
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £55,525
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SEO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +1 11 £37,500 +47.06%
Wilmslow +11 6 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Warrington +1 4 £30,000 +33.33%
Chester -5 4 £37,500 - 6
Runcorn - 3 £32,500 -
SEO
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 29 (96.67%) HTML
2 25 (83.33%) CSS
3 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
4 18 (60.00%) Photoshop
5 17 (56.67%) User Experience
6 16 (53.33%) jQuery
7 12 (40.00%) HTML5
7 12 (40.00%) Finance
7 12 (40.00%) Front End Development
8 11 (36.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 11 (36.67%) Scrum
8 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (36.67%) Adobe
9 10 (33.33%) CSS3
9 10 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (30.00%) Google
10 9 (30.00%) Marketing
11 8 (26.67%) Web Development
11 8 (26.67%) WordPress
11 8 (26.67%) Wireframes
11 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
12 7 (23.33%) Material Design
12 7 (23.33%) Angular 2
12 7 (23.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 7 (23.33%) LESS
12 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (23.33%) Ajax
13 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
13 6 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 8 (26.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (13.33%) Chatbot
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) Basecamp
2 2 (6.67%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) Pivotal Tracker
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Marketing
3 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Marketing Executive
6 4 (13.33%) Content Marketing Executive
7 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 2 (6.67%) React Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Angular Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Designer
9 1 (3.33%) Digital Executive
9 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing Executive
9 1 (3.33%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (3.33%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) HTML
2 25 (83.33%) CSS
3 16 (53.33%) jQuery
4 12 (40.00%) HTML5
5 10 (33.33%) CSS3
5 10 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 7 (23.33%) Ajax
7 7 (23.33%) Angular 2
7 7 (23.33%) LESS
7 7 (23.33%) Material Design
8 6 (20.00%) Zend Framework
9 5 (16.67%) React
10 4 (13.33%) Sass
11 3 (10.00%) .NET
11 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
11 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
11 3 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) User Experience
2 9 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (10.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Scrum
3 8 (26.67%) Web Development
3 8 (26.67%) Wireframes
4 7 (23.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (16.67%) Pay per click
7 4 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) B2B
7 4 (13.33%) B2B Marketing
7 4 (13.33%) Content Marketing
7 4 (13.33%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
7 4 (13.33%) CRM
7 4 (13.33%) Marketing Automation
7 4 (13.33%) Online Marketing
7 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (10.00%) Email Marketing
8 3 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.00%) PHP
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) C#
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Adobe
2 9 (30.00%) Google
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Zend
4 5 (16.67%) Marketo
5 4 (13.33%) HubSpot
5 4 (13.33%) Pardot
6 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com