Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 45 52
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 +4
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.10% 1.80% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 2.03% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 7
Chester median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +53.85% -21.21%
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +27.27% -15.38%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 322 246 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 88.22% 88.49% 89.63%
Number of salaries quoted 278 209 317
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -14.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,175 £25,750 £23,650
90th Percentile £59,475 £58,000 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Chester

SEO
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for SEO in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for SEO.

1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (75.00%) Online Marketing
1 3 (75.00%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter
3 1 (25.00%) OOCSS
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Typography
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Account Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Account Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) OOCSS
1 1 (25.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (75.00%) Online Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter