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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 138 121 70
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -51
Permanent jobs citing SEO 50 61 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.39% 1.71% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.90% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 45 49 85
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +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
3196 3214 3435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.68% 89.85% 85.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2685 2657 2752
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 July 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 July 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 +5 6 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Bury -1 5 £24,000 -30.43% 3
Sale - 2 £30,000 - 1
Altrincham - 1 - - 1
Salford - 1 £27,500 -
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 51 (59.30%) Marketing
2 46 (53.49%) Analytics
3 45 (52.33%) Google
4 44 (51.16%) HTML
4 44 (51.16%) CSS
5 39 (45.35%) Google Analytics
6 35 (40.70%) WordPress
7 32 (37.21%) Digital Marketing
8 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
9 28 (32.56%) jQuery
10 26 (30.23%) Pay per click
10 26 (30.23%) Social Media
11 23 (26.74%) Degree
12 22 (25.58%) Web Development
13 21 (24.42%) E-Commerce
14 20 (23.26%) CMS
14 20 (23.26%) HTML5
15 19 (22.09%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (22.09%) .NET
16 18 (20.93%) SQL
17 17 (19.77%) CSS3
18 16 (18.60%) Link Building
19 14 (16.28%) PHP
20 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET
21 12 (13.95%) AdWords
22 11 (12.79%) Visual Studio
22 11 (12.79%) C#
22 11 (12.79%) MVC
22 11 (12.79%) Finance
23 10 (11.63%) Content Management

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 35 (40.70%) WordPress
2 20 (23.26%) CMS
3 4 (4.65%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.33%) Drupal
5 1 (1.16%) Apache
5 1 (1.16%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.16%) Kentico
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Office
2 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.65%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.49%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Magento
2 2 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.16%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 39 (45.35%) Google Analytics
2 12 (13.95%) AdWords
3 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.16%) Sage Pay
4 1 (1.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.98%) MySQL
4 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.33%) Grunt
3 2 (2.33%) gulp
General
1 51 (59.30%) Marketing
2 11 (12.79%) Finance
3 7 (8.14%) Advertising
4 6 (6.98%) Legal
5 5 (5.81%) Brand Awareness
6 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.49%) Automotive
7 3 (3.49%) Retail
8 1 (1.16%) Banking
8 1 (1.16%) Games
8 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.16%) Publishing
8 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) Developer
2 18 (20.93%) SEO Executive
3 11 (12.79%) PHP Developer
3 11 (12.79%) Web Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Digital Executive
4 9 (10.47%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Marketing Executive
5 7 (8.14%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.98%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (6.98%) HTML Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Digital Marketing Executive
7 4 (4.65%) PPC Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Web Architect
7 4 (4.65%) WordPress Developer
8 3 (3.49%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.49%) SEO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (51.16%) CSS
1 44 (51.16%) HTML
2 28 (32.56%) jQuery
3 20 (23.26%) HTML5
4 19 (22.09%) .NET
5 17 (19.77%) CSS3
6 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET
7 9 (10.47%) XML
8 7 (8.14%) XHTML
9 6 (6.98%) Ajax
10 5 (5.81%) JSON
10 5 (5.81%) SOAP
11 4 (4.65%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.65%) REST
11 4 (4.65%) Web Services
12 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.49%) Entity Framework
12 3 (3.49%) LINQ
12 3 (3.49%) Zend Framework
13 2 (2.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.23%) Social Media
2 19 (22.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) Copywriting
4 5 (5.81%) Blog
4 5 (5.81%) Digital Media
4 5 (5.81%) iPad
4 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.65%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.65%) Social Network
6 2 (2.33%) Statistics
6 2 (2.33%) User Experience
7 1 (1.16%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Android
1 6 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.49%) Linux
3 1 (1.16%) Windows
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Analytics
2 32 (37.21%) Digital Marketing
3 26 (30.23%) Pay per click
4 22 (25.58%) Web Development
5 21 (24.42%) E-Commerce
6 16 (18.60%) Link Building
7 11 (12.79%) MVC
8 10 (11.63%) Content Management
9 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (10.47%) B2B
10 8 (9.30%) Scrum
11 7 (8.14%) Online Marketing
11 7 (8.14%) OO
11 7 (8.14%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (6.98%) CRM
12 6 (6.98%) Email Marketing
12 6 (6.98%) Prototyping
13 5 (5.81%) DevOps
13 5 (5.81%) Direct Marketing
13 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 18 (20.93%) SQL
3 14 (16.28%) PHP
4 11 (12.79%) C#
5 6 (6.98%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.16%) Java
6 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (26.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) MBA
Vendors
1 45 (52.33%) Google
2 9 (10.47%) Facebook
2 9 (10.47%) Twitter
3 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.49%) Zend
5 2 (2.33%) Adobe
6 1 (1.16%) Yahoo!
Altrincham, Cheshire
Recruitment Revolution.com
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits & Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 22 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 26 days ago