The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 92 87 93
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing SEO 102 117 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.52% 2.85% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 3.62% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 59 100 78
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3335 3233 2829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.41% 78.80% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2750 2750 2528
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SEO
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham +20 6 £26,250 -10.63%
Stockport -7 3 £23,750 -20.83%
Salford -8 2 £26,500 -1.85% 2
Rochdale - 2 £37,500 -
Bury - 1 £26,000 - 1
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 124 (62.31%) Marketing
2 107 (53.77%) HTML
3 98 (49.25%) Pay per click
4 85 (42.71%) Analytics
5 83 (41.71%) CSS
6 74 (37.19%) JavaScript
7 67 (33.67%) Digital Marketing
8 64 (32.16%) Social Media
9 51 (25.63%) PHP
9 51 (25.63%) Google
10 41 (20.60%) CMS
10 41 (20.60%) Web Design
10 41 (20.60%) jQuery
11 38 (19.10%) WordPress
12 36 (18.09%) Google Analytics
12 36 (18.09%) Web Development
13 33 (16.58%) B2B
14 32 (16.08%) E-Commerce
15 29 (14.57%) MySQL
15 29 (14.57%) Facebook
16 28 (14.07%) Project Management
17 26 (13.07%) Advertising
18 25 (12.56%) HTML5
19 24 (12.06%) Magento
19 24 (12.06%) Online Marketing
20 23 (11.56%) B2C
21 22 (11.06%) Degree
22 20 (10.05%) Marketing Strategy
23 19 (9.55%) Retail
24 18 (9.05%) Photoshop

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 41 (20.60%) CMS
2 38 (19.10%) WordPress
3 15 (7.54%) Drupal
4 3 (1.51%) Apache
4 3 (1.51%) Node.js
5 2 (1.01%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.01%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (9.05%) Photoshop
2 11 (5.53%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (3.02%) Fireworks
5 5 (2.51%) MS Office
6 3 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (18.09%) Google Analytics
2 24 (12.06%) Magento
3 2 (1.01%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (1.01%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.51%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.04%) Internet
2 3 (1.51%) SSL
2 3 (1.51%) HTTP
2 3 (1.51%) DNS
3 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.57%) MySQL
2 7 (3.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.50%) Big Data
4 1 (0.50%) HBase
4 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Subversion
2 3 (1.51%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (1.51%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.51%) Ant
2 3 (1.51%) Selenium
2 3 (1.51%) Axure RP
2 3 (1.51%) Sublime Text
2 3 (1.51%) Grunt
3 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.50%) PhoneGap
General
1 124 (62.31%) Marketing
2 26 (13.07%) Advertising
3 19 (9.55%) Retail
4 12 (6.03%) Finance
5 3 (1.51%) Legal
5 3 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.51%) French Language
6 2 (1.01%) German Language
6 2 (1.01%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.50%) Back Office
7 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (35.68%) Developer
2 34 (17.09%) Web Developer
3 24 (12.06%) Front-End Developer
4 14 (7.04%) SEO Executive
5 13 (6.53%) Designer
6 12 (6.03%) SEO Manager
6 12 (6.03%) Project Manager
7 11 (5.53%) Junior Web Developer
7 11 (5.53%) Junior Developer
7 11 (5.53%) Junior
7 11 (5.53%) Marketing Executive
8 10 (5.03%) Digital Marketing Executive
8 10 (5.03%) PPC Manager
8 10 (5.03%) PPC Analyst
8 10 (5.03%) PPC Executive
8 10 (5.03%) PPC Specialist
8 10 (5.03%) PHP Developer
9 9 (4.52%) Senior Marketing Executive
10 8 (4.02%) SEO Consultant
10 8 (4.02%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (53.77%) HTML
2 83 (41.71%) CSS
3 41 (20.60%) jQuery
4 25 (12.56%) HTML5
5 16 (8.04%) CSS3
6 13 (6.53%) .NET
7 10 (5.03%) Sass
8 9 (4.52%) XHTML
9 5 (2.51%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.51%) CodeIgniter
9 5 (2.51%) Semantic HTML
10 4 (2.01%) LESS
10 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (2.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (2.01%) LINQ
10 4 (2.01%) Ajax
10 4 (2.01%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (1.51%) Microformats
11 3 (1.51%) JSON
11 3 (1.51%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 64 (32.16%) Social Media
2 17 (8.54%) Open Source
3 16 (8.04%) Digital Media
4 11 (5.53%) Copywriting
5 9 (4.52%) PMI
6 8 (4.02%) Blog
7 7 (3.52%) W3C
7 7 (3.52%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.51%) FMCG
9 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.01%) Tandem
10 1 (0.50%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.50%) Statistics
10 1 (0.50%) Animation
10 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.50%) Social Network
10 1 (0.50%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.01%) Windows
1 2 (1.01%) Linux
2 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (49.25%) Pay per click
2 85 (42.71%) Analytics
3 67 (33.67%) Digital Marketing
4 41 (20.60%) Web Design
5 36 (18.09%) Web Development
6 33 (16.58%) B2B
7 32 (16.08%) E-Commerce
8 28 (14.07%) Project Management
9 24 (12.06%) Online Marketing
10 23 (11.56%) B2C
11 20 (10.05%) Marketing Strategy
12 17 (8.54%) Email Marketing
13 16 (8.04%) Web Analytics
14 15 (7.54%) MVC
15 13 (6.53%) User Experience Design
16 12 (6.03%) OO
17 11 (5.53%) Responsive Web Design
18 9 (4.52%) Internet Marketing
18 9 (4.52%) Performance Improvement
19 8 (4.02%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (37.19%) JavaScript
2 51 (25.63%) PHP
3 10 (5.03%) SQL
4 5 (2.51%) C#
5 4 (2.01%) Ruby
6 3 (1.51%) Objective-C
6 3 (1.51%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.50%) Java
7 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.50%) VB
7 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.50%) VBA
7 1 (0.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 22 (11.06%) Degree
2 9 (4.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) WCAG
1 3 (1.51%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (1.51%) Plesk
2 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (25.63%) Google
2 29 (14.57%) Facebook
3 16 (8.04%) Twitter
4 12 (6.03%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.03%) Adobe
6 9 (4.52%) Yahoo!
7 4 (2.01%) Zend
8 3 (1.51%) Apple
8 3 (1.51%) Hitwise
8 3 (1.51%) ClickTale
9 2 (1.01%) Coremetrics
10 1 (0.50%) Omniture
10 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.50%) SAP
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle
10 1 (0.50%) Ektron
10 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 - 25,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hot Rec
Salary: £18k per year + pro rata
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
MET Marketing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £22k per year + staff benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + exensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MET Marketing
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Media Agency Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago