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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 142 141 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -69
Permanent jobs citing SEO 55 52 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.49% 1.38% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.54% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 50 48 86
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £57,500 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
3329 3374 3561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.90% 89.40% 86.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2801 2818 2864
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Stockport -1 4 £30,000 -14.28%
Sale - 4 £30,000 -
Bury -3 2 £28,500 -3.38% 2
Altrincham - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £27,500 -
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 57 (65.52%) Marketing
2 54 (62.07%) Google
2 54 (62.07%) Analytics
3 46 (52.87%) HTML
3 46 (52.87%) CSS
4 45 (51.72%) Google Analytics
5 40 (45.98%) WordPress
6 37 (42.53%) Digital Marketing
7 28 (32.18%) Social Media
8 26 (29.89%) Degree
8 26 (29.89%) CMS
9 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
10 22 (25.29%) Web Development
10 22 (25.29%) Pay per click
10 22 (25.29%) jQuery
11 21 (24.14%) E-Commerce
12 20 (22.99%) AdWords
13 17 (19.54%) SQL
13 17 (19.54%) .NET
14 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (14.94%) Link Building
15 13 (14.94%) MVC
16 12 (13.79%) C#
16 12 (13.79%) HTML5
17 11 (12.64%) Facebook
17 11 (12.64%) Twitter
17 11 (12.64%) Finance
18 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
18 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
18 10 (11.49%) MS Office

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 40 (45.98%) WordPress
2 26 (29.89%) CMS
3 9 (10.34%) Drupal
4 8 (9.20%) Joomla!
5 5 (5.75%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.15%) Kentico
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) MS Office
2 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.75%) Photoshop
5 3 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Magento
2 8 (9.20%) OpenCart
3 2 (2.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 45 (51.72%) Google Analytics
2 20 (22.99%) AdWords
3 6 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.15%) Sage Pay
4 1 (1.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) Internet
2 2 (2.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.75%) MySQL
3 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.30%) Grunt
3 2 (2.30%) gulp
General
1 57 (65.52%) Marketing
2 11 (12.64%) Finance
3 8 (9.20%) Advertising
4 6 (6.90%) Brand Awareness
5 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.45%) Automotive
6 3 (3.45%) Legal
6 3 (3.45%) Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Games
7 1 (1.15%) Publishing
7 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Developer
2 17 (19.54%) SEO Executive
3 11 (12.64%) Digital Executive
3 11 (12.64%) Web Developer
4 7 (8.05%) PHP Developer
4 7 (8.05%) SEO Specialist
5 6 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Marketing Executive
6 5 (5.75%) Architect
6 5 (5.75%) Development Manager
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior SEO Specialist
6 5 (5.75%) SEO Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Web Architect
7 4 (4.60%) Business Development Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Business Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Junior
7 4 (4.60%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.60%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (52.87%) CSS
1 46 (52.87%) HTML
2 22 (25.29%) jQuery
3 17 (19.54%) .NET
4 12 (13.79%) HTML5
5 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
5 10 (11.49%) CSS3
6 9 (10.34%) XML
7 5 (5.75%) JSON
7 5 (5.75%) REST
7 5 (5.75%) SOAP
7 5 (5.75%) Web Services
8 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.60%) Zend Framework
9 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.45%) Entity Framework
9 3 (3.45%) LINQ
9 3 (3.45%) XHTML
10 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.30%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.18%) Social Media
2 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.20%) Algorithms
3 8 (9.20%) Copywriting
4 7 (8.05%) Blog
4 7 (8.05%) Digital Media
5 6 (6.90%) iPad
5 6 (6.90%) Social Network
6 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.30%) User Experience
8 1 (1.15%) FMCG
8 1 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.45%) Android
1 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.30%) Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (62.07%) Analytics
2 37 (42.53%) Digital Marketing
3 22 (25.29%) Pay per click
3 22 (25.29%) Web Development
4 21 (24.14%) E-Commerce
5 13 (14.94%) Link Building
5 13 (14.94%) MVC
6 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.49%) Content Management
7 9 (10.34%) B2B
7 9 (10.34%) Scrum
8 6 (6.90%) Content Development
8 6 (6.90%) CRM
8 6 (6.90%) DevOps
8 6 (6.90%) Direct Marketing
8 6 (6.90%) Infographics
8 6 (6.90%) OO
9 5 (5.75%) Change Control
9 5 (5.75%) Online Marketing
9 5 (5.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 17 (19.54%) SQL
3 12 (13.79%) C#
4 10 (11.49%) PHP
5 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.15%) Java
6 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (29.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) Analytics IQ
Vendors
1 54 (62.07%) Google
2 11 (12.64%) Facebook
2 11 (12.64%) Twitter
3 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.60%) Zend
5 2 (2.30%) Adobe
6 1 (1.15%) Yahoo!
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