The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 161 141 133
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Permanent jobs citing SEO 38 48 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.02% 1.35% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.51% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 55
Median salary £34,250 £26,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.24% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £22,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
SEO
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3341 3186 3662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.57% 89.92% 86.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2944 2600 3122
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SEO
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SEO Salary Trend in Manchester

SEO
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in Manchester

SEO
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bury - 2 £39,000 - 1
Oldham - 2 £33,500 -
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SEO.

1 66 (70.21%) Marketing
2 55 (58.51%) HTML
3 53 (56.38%) CSS
4 52 (55.32%) Google
5 46 (48.94%) WordPress
6 45 (47.87%) Analytics
7 44 (46.81%) Digital Marketing
8 40 (42.55%) Google Analytics
9 38 (40.43%) CMS
10 32 (34.04%) E-Commerce
11 31 (32.98%) Web Development
12 30 (31.91%) JavaScript
13 29 (30.85%) AdWords
14 26 (27.66%) jQuery
15 25 (26.60%) Degree
16 24 (25.53%) Social Media
17 22 (23.40%) Pay per click
18 21 (22.34%) PHP
18 21 (22.34%) Magento
19 16 (17.02%) Drupal
20 15 (15.96%) Joomla!
20 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (15.96%) OpenCart
21 14 (14.89%) Facebook
21 14 (14.89%) Twitter
21 14 (14.89%) Retail
21 14 (14.89%) Photoshop
22 13 (13.83%) MySQL
22 13 (13.83%) MVC
22 13 (13.83%) iPad

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 46 (48.94%) WordPress
2 38 (40.43%) CMS
3 16 (17.02%) Drupal
4 15 (15.96%) Joomla!
5 5 (5.32%) nginx
5 5 (5.32%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Photoshop
2 7 (7.45%) MS Office
3 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Magento
2 15 (15.96%) OpenCart
3 3 (3.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 40 (42.55%) Google Analytics
2 29 (30.85%) AdWords
3 10 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.32%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.19%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) Internet
2 5 (5.32%) Firewall
2 5 (5.32%) FTP
3 2 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) MySQL
2 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.32%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.26%) Subversion
3 1 (1.06%) Grunt
3 1 (1.06%) gulp
3 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 66 (70.21%) Marketing
2 14 (14.89%) Retail
3 12 (12.77%) Finance
4 8 (8.51%) Advertising
5 7 (7.45%) Brand Awareness
6 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.19%) Automotive
8 1 (1.06%) French Language
8 1 (1.06%) Games
8 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (35.11%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) Web Developer
3 10 (10.64%) Junior
3 10 (10.64%) Junior Developer
3 10 (10.64%) Junior Web Developer
3 10 (10.64%) PHP Developer
3 10 (10.64%) SEO Developer
3 10 (10.64%) SEO Executive
4 9 (9.57%) Digital Executive
5 7 (7.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (6.38%) HTML Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Marketing Executive
6 6 (6.38%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 6 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Senior SEO Specialist
6 6 (6.38%) SEO Specialist
7 5 (5.32%) Architect
7 5 (5.32%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (58.51%) HTML
2 53 (56.38%) CSS
3 26 (27.66%) jQuery
4 10 (10.64%) AngularJS
4 10 (10.64%) HTML5
4 10 (10.64%) Web Services
5 9 (9.57%) .NET
5 9 (9.57%) Laravel
6 6 (6.38%) JSON
6 6 (6.38%) XML
7 5 (5.32%) CSS3
7 5 (5.32%) LEMP Stack
7 5 (5.32%) REST
7 5 (5.32%) SOAP
8 4 (4.26%) Ajax
8 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.26%) LAMP
8 4 (4.26%) Node.js
8 4 (4.26%) Zend Framework
9 2 (2.13%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.53%) Social Media
2 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (13.83%) iPad
4 8 (8.51%) Copywriting
5 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
5 7 (7.45%) Digital Media
5 7 (7.45%) User Experience
6 6 (6.38%) Algorithms
6 6 (6.38%) Blog
6 6 (6.38%) Social Network
7 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.06%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Linux
2 5 (5.32%) CentOS
2 5 (5.32%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.19%) Windows
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (47.87%) Analytics
2 44 (46.81%) Digital Marketing
3 32 (34.04%) E-Commerce
4 31 (32.98%) Web Development
5 22 (23.40%) Pay per click
6 13 (13.83%) MVC
7 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (9.57%) Content Management
8 9 (9.57%) Link Building
9 8 (8.51%) Content Writing
10 7 (7.45%) CRM
10 7 (7.45%) Open Source
10 7 (7.45%) Scrum
11 6 (6.38%) B2B
11 6 (6.38%) Change Control
11 6 (6.38%) Direct Marketing
11 6 (6.38%) Email Marketing
11 6 (6.38%) Online Marketing
11 6 (6.38%) OO
11 6 (6.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.91%) JavaScript
2 21 (22.34%) PHP
3 12 (12.77%) SQL
4 11 (11.70%) C#
5 2 (2.13%) Java
6 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) cPanel
Vendors
1 52 (55.32%) Google
2 14 (14.89%) Facebook
2 14 (14.89%) Twitter
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.45%) Zend
5 5 (5.32%) Adobe
6 1 (1.06%) Yahoo!
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 27 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £20000 - £32500 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 7 days ago