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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 143 143 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -63
Permanent jobs citing SEO 54 49 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.44% 1.25% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.39% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 50 43 81
Median salary £30,000 £33,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
3357 3519 3531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.81% 89.86% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2842 2919 2900
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Sale - 4 £30,000 -
Stockport - 3 £30,000 -
Bury -2 2 £28,500 -3.38% 3
Altrincham +13 1 - - 1
Salford +4 1 £27,500 -
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 53 (65.43%) Marketing
1 53 (65.43%) Google
2 52 (64.20%) Analytics
3 46 (56.79%) Google Analytics
3 46 (56.79%) HTML
3 46 (56.79%) CSS
4 41 (50.62%) WordPress
5 35 (43.21%) Digital Marketing
6 28 (34.57%) CMS
7 25 (30.86%) Web Development
8 23 (28.40%) Degree
8 23 (28.40%) Social Media
8 23 (28.40%) AdWords
9 21 (25.93%) JavaScript
9 21 (25.93%) E-Commerce
10 20 (24.69%) jQuery
11 17 (20.99%) Pay per click
12 15 (18.52%) SQL
12 15 (18.52%) .NET
13 13 (16.05%) MVC
13 13 (16.05%) Drupal
13 13 (16.05%) Magento
13 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (14.81%) OpenCart
14 12 (14.81%) Joomla!
14 12 (14.81%) C#
15 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (13.58%) Link Building
16 10 (12.35%) HTML5
16 10 (12.35%) SQL Server

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 41 (50.62%) WordPress
2 28 (34.57%) CMS
3 13 (16.05%) Drupal
4 12 (14.81%) Joomla!
5 5 (6.17%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.23%) Kentico
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Office
2 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.17%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Magento
2 12 (14.81%) OpenCart
3 2 (2.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 46 (56.79%) Google Analytics
2 23 (28.40%) AdWords
3 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) Sage Pay
4 1 (1.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.17%) MySQL
3 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.47%) Grunt
3 2 (2.47%) gulp
General
1 53 (65.43%) Marketing
2 8 (9.88%) Finance
3 7 (8.64%) Advertising
3 7 (8.64%) Brand Awareness
4 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.70%) Automotive
6 1 (1.23%) Games
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Developer
2 16 (19.75%) SEO Executive
3 14 (17.28%) Web Developer
4 9 (11.11%) Digital Executive
5 8 (9.88%) SEO Developer
5 8 (9.88%) SEO Specialist
6 7 (8.64%) Junior
6 7 (8.64%) Junior Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Junior Web Developer
6 7 (8.64%) PHP Developer
7 6 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 6 (7.41%) Senior SEO Specialist
8 5 (6.17%) Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Development Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Marketing Executive
8 5 (6.17%) Web Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Business Development Manager
9 4 (4.94%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (56.79%) CSS
1 46 (56.79%) HTML
2 20 (24.69%) jQuery
3 15 (18.52%) .NET
4 10 (12.35%) HTML5
5 9 (11.11%) XML
6 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET
6 8 (9.88%) CSS3
7 5 (6.17%) JSON
7 5 (6.17%) REST
7 5 (6.17%) SOAP
7 5 (6.17%) Web Services
8 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.94%) Zend Framework
9 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.70%) Entity Framework
9 3 (3.70%) LINQ
10 2 (2.47%) Ajax
10 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.47%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.40%) Social Media
2 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.88%) Algorithms
4 7 (8.64%) Copywriting
4 7 (8.64%) Digital Media
5 6 (7.41%) Blog
5 6 (7.41%) Social Network
6 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.17%) iPad
6 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.70%) User Experience
8 1 (1.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Android
2 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (64.20%) Analytics
2 35 (43.21%) Digital Marketing
3 25 (30.86%) Web Development
4 21 (25.93%) E-Commerce
5 17 (20.99%) Pay per click
6 13 (16.05%) MVC
7 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.58%) Link Building
8 10 (12.35%) Scrum
9 9 (11.11%) Content Management
10 7 (8.64%) B2B
11 6 (7.41%) Content Development
11 6 (7.41%) CRM
11 6 (7.41%) DevOps
11 6 (7.41%) Direct Marketing
11 6 (7.41%) Infographics
11 6 (7.41%) OO
12 5 (6.17%) Change Control
12 5 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (6.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 15 (18.52%) SQL
3 12 (14.81%) C#
4 10 (12.35%) PHP
5 1 (1.23%) Java
5 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) PMP
Vendors
1 53 (65.43%) Google
2 9 (11.11%) Facebook
2 9 (11.11%) Twitter
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.94%) Zend
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe
5 1 (1.23%) Yahoo!
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Wildings Solicitors
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,500 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago