The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 152 128 82
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -46
Permanent jobs citing SEO 24 68 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.74% 1.69% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.99% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 65
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £22,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £38,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
2888 3412 3194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.89% 84.90% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2348 2923 2778
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in Manchester

SEO
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +19 5 £30,000 +9.09%
Salford - 2 £22,000 -
Altrincham +4 1 £25,500 +6.25%
Cheadle -5 1 £22,500 +8.43%
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO.

1 49 (62.82%) HTML
2 45 (57.69%) CSS
3 41 (52.56%) JavaScript
4 34 (43.59%) jQuery
5 33 (42.31%) Marketing
6 29 (37.18%) Pay per click
7 25 (32.05%) HTML5
8 24 (30.77%) PHP
9 23 (29.49%) Digital Marketing
9 23 (29.49%) CSS3
10 21 (26.92%) MySQL
10 21 (26.92%) E-Commerce
11 20 (25.64%) Analytics
12 19 (24.36%) Google
12 19 (24.36%) Google Analytics
12 19 (24.36%) WordPress
13 16 (20.51%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (17.95%) Web Development
16 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 13 (16.67%) User Experience
17 12 (15.38%) Social Media
18 11 (14.10%) Online Marketing
18 11 (14.10%) Front End Development
19 9 (11.54%) AdWords
19 9 (11.54%) Ajax
19 9 (11.54%) Internet
20 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio
20 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
20 8 (10.26%) CMS

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (24.36%) WordPress
2 8 (10.26%) CMS
3 7 (8.97%) Apache
4 6 (7.69%) OpenStack
5 5 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (6.41%) nginx
5 5 (6.41%) Node.js
6 3 (3.85%) Drupal
6 3 (3.85%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.28%) IIS
7 1 (1.28%) Kentico
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (6.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Magento
1 1 (1.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.36%) Google Analytics
2 9 (11.54%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) Internet
2 4 (5.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) MySQL
2 8 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.41%) Redis
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.69%) Subversion
4 5 (6.41%) Grunt
5 1 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (42.31%) Marketing
2 7 (8.97%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Brand Awareness
4 3 (3.85%) Back Office
4 3 (3.85%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.56%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (47.44%) Developer
2 22 (28.21%) PHP Developer
2 22 (28.21%) Web Developer
3 20 (25.64%) PHP Web Developer
4 17 (21.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (20.51%) HTML CSS Developer
5 16 (20.51%) HTML Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Account Manager
7 8 (10.26%) Digital Executive
7 8 (10.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (10.26%) WordPress Developer
8 7 (8.97%) Digital Marketing Executive
8 7 (8.97%) Marketing Executive
9 6 (7.69%) CSS Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Development Manager
10 5 (6.41%) SEO Executive
11 4 (5.13%) Marketing Manager
12 3 (3.85%) Technical Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (62.82%) HTML
2 45 (57.69%) CSS
3 34 (43.59%) jQuery
4 25 (32.05%) HTML5
5 23 (29.49%) CSS3
6 9 (11.54%) Ajax
7 8 (10.26%) JSON
8 5 (6.41%) .NET
8 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.41%) Express
8 5 (6.41%) Flask
8 5 (6.41%) Sass
9 4 (5.13%) WCF
9 4 (5.13%) XML
10 3 (3.85%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.85%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.85%) Flash
10 3 (3.85%) MooTools
11 2 (2.56%) SOAP
11 2 (2.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.67%) User Experience
3 12 (15.38%) Social Media
4 4 (5.13%) Copywriting
5 3 (3.85%) Animation
5 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.85%) Video Editing
6 2 (2.56%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.28%) Blog
7 1 (1.28%) iPad
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.28%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) Pay per click
2 23 (29.49%) Digital Marketing
3 21 (26.92%) E-Commerce
4 20 (25.64%) Analytics
5 16 (20.51%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (17.95%) Web Development
7 11 (14.10%) Front End Development
7 11 (14.10%) Online Marketing
8 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.97%) Email Marketing
10 6 (7.69%) Marketing Strategy
11 5 (6.41%) Information Architecture
12 4 (5.13%) Content Management
13 3 (3.85%) B2B
13 3 (3.85%) MVC
13 3 (3.85%) TDD
14 2 (2.56%) Business Development
14 2 (2.56%) CRM
14 2 (2.56%) OO
14 2 (2.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 41 (52.56%) JavaScript
2 24 (30.77%) PHP
3 5 (6.41%) C#
3 5 (6.41%) Python
4 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Google
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) SYSPRO
3 4 (5.13%) Twitter
4 3 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.28%) Omniture
5 1 (1.28%) Yahoo!
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