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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 148 129 91
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -38
Permanent jobs citing SEO 31 58 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 1.75% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.98% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 64
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% +9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
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
2970 2931 3395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.26% 88.26% 85.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2554 2410 2771
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median 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 £62,500 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +1 5 £24,000 -30.43% 2
Stockport +13 4 £90,000 +350.00% 3
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 31 (52.54%) Marketing
2 30 (50.85%) HTML
2 30 (50.85%) CSS
3 26 (44.07%) Analytics
4 25 (42.37%) Digital Marketing
5 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
6 22 (37.29%) Google
6 22 (37.29%) Pay per click
6 22 (37.29%) HTML5
7 21 (35.59%) jQuery
7 21 (35.59%) WordPress
8 20 (33.90%) Google Analytics
9 19 (32.20%) CSS3
10 14 (23.73%) Web Development
11 13 (22.03%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (20.34%) PHP
12 12 (20.34%) .NET
12 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (18.64%) Social Media
14 10 (16.95%) SQL
14 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
14 10 (16.95%) Link Building
15 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
15 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
16 8 (13.56%) Ajax
16 8 (13.56%) Online Marketing
16 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
16 8 (13.56%) XHTML
16 8 (13.56%) Finance
17 7 (11.86%) CMS

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 21 (35.59%) WordPress
2 7 (11.86%) CMS
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) Kentico
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (5.08%) MS Office
1 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
1 3 (5.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.90%) Google Analytics
2 4 (6.78%) AdWords
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Sage Pay
3 1 (1.69%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) Grunt
3 1 (1.69%) gulp
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 31 (52.54%) Marketing
2 8 (13.56%) Finance
3 6 (10.17%) Legal
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Developer
2 12 (20.34%) Web Developer
3 11 (18.64%) PHP Developer
4 9 (15.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (15.25%) SEO Executive
5 8 (13.56%) HTML CSS Developer
5 8 (13.56%) HTML Developer
5 8 (13.56%) PHP Web Developer
5 8 (13.56%) WordPress Developer
6 7 (11.86%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Marketing Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Account Manager
8 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.08%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Digital Account Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Marketing Assistant
8 3 (5.08%) PPC Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.85%) CSS
1 30 (50.85%) HTML
2 22 (37.29%) HTML5
3 21 (35.59%) jQuery
4 19 (32.20%) CSS3
5 12 (20.34%) .NET
6 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
7 8 (13.56%) Ajax
7 8 (13.56%) XHTML
8 5 (8.47%) XML
9 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.08%) Entity Framework
9 3 (5.08%) LINQ
10 2 (3.39%) CakePHP
10 2 (3.39%) JSON
10 2 (3.39%) LAMP
10 2 (3.39%) SOAP
10 2 (3.39%) Symfony
11 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.64%) Social Media
3 6 (10.17%) iPad
4 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.08%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.08%) User Experience
6 2 (3.39%) Statistics
7 1 (1.69%) Blog
7 1 (1.69%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Android
1 6 (10.17%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Analytics
2 25 (42.37%) Digital Marketing
3 22 (37.29%) Pay per click
4 14 (23.73%) Web Development
5 13 (22.03%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (16.95%) Link Building
7 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
8 8 (13.56%) Online Marketing
9 7 (11.86%) Email Marketing
10 6 (10.17%) B2B
10 6 (10.17%) OO
11 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.47%) Marketing Strategy
11 5 (8.47%) MVC
12 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.78%) Project Management
12 4 (6.78%) Scrum
13 3 (5.08%) Customer Insight
13 3 (5.08%) TDD
13 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
2 12 (20.34%) PHP
3 10 (16.95%) SQL
4 6 (10.17%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.78%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) MBA
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Google
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Adobe
3 2 (3.39%) Facebook
3 2 (3.39%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 pa
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 pa
Posted: 12 days ago
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Salary: £0.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits & Pension
Posted: 19 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
Posted: 17 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago