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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
North West / Manchester
Rank 146 148 124
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Permanent jobs citing SEO 54 28 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.42% 0.84% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 0.93% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 47
Median salary £36,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
3489 3008 3440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 91.60% 90.68% 87.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2942 2454 2920
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Oldham -24 6 £33,000 +32.00%
Bury - 1 £39,000 - 1
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 49 (55.68%) Marketing
2 47 (53.41%) HTML
3 42 (47.73%) JavaScript
3 42 (47.73%) E-Commerce
4 40 (45.45%) CSS
5 39 (44.32%) Digital Marketing
6 35 (39.77%) Analytics
7 33 (37.50%) jQuery
7 33 (37.50%) WordPress
8 31 (35.23%) Web Development
8 31 (35.23%) PHP
9 27 (30.68%) Pay per click
9 27 (30.68%) Social Media
10 26 (29.55%) Google
11 23 (26.14%) Retail
12 22 (25.00%) Magento
12 22 (25.00%) CMS
13 21 (23.86%) Google Analytics
13 21 (23.86%) HTML5
14 19 (21.59%) iPad
15 18 (20.45%) Photoshop
16 17 (19.32%) User Experience
16 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (17.05%) AngularJS
17 15 (17.05%) MVC
18 14 (15.91%) Advertising
18 14 (15.91%) CRM
18 14 (15.91%) CSS3
18 14 (15.91%) AdWords
19 13 (14.77%) Digital Media

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 33 (37.50%) WordPress
2 22 (25.00%) CMS
3 11 (12.50%) Drupal
4 8 (9.09%) Joomla!
5 5 (5.68%) nginx
6 2 (2.27%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 18 (20.45%) Photoshop
2 13 (14.77%) MS Office
3 10 (11.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.14%) InDesign
5 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (25.00%) Magento
2 8 (9.09%) OpenCart
3 5 (5.68%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (1.14%) Shopify
4 1 (1.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.86%) Google Analytics
2 14 (15.91%) AdWords
3 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (10.23%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.68%) Sage Pay
5 3 (3.41%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Firewall
1 5 (5.68%) FTP
1 5 (5.68%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) MySQL
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.95%) Subversion
3 3 (3.41%) JIRA
3 3 (3.41%) webpack
4 1 (1.14%) Grunt
4 1 (1.14%) gulp
General
1 49 (55.68%) Marketing
2 23 (26.14%) Retail
3 14 (15.91%) Advertising
4 5 (5.68%) Finance
5 3 (3.41%) Games
6 2 (2.27%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.14%) French Language
7 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (52.27%) Developer
2 25 (28.41%) Web Developer
3 15 (17.05%) PHP Developer
4 13 (14.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 11 (12.50%) Junior
7 10 (11.36%) Junior Developer
8 8 (9.09%) Marketing Manager
8 8 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
8 8 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
8 8 (9.09%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 8 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
8 8 (9.09%) SEO Developer
9 7 (7.95%) Head of Marketing
9 7 (7.95%) HTML Developer
9 7 (7.95%) Junior Web Developer
10 6 (6.82%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
11 5 (5.68%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (53.41%) HTML
2 40 (45.45%) CSS
3 33 (37.50%) jQuery
4 21 (23.86%) HTML5
5 15 (17.05%) AngularJS
6 14 (15.91%) CSS3
7 11 (12.50%) Laravel
8 9 (10.23%) Ajax
9 6 (6.82%) Node.js
9 6 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (5.68%) Backbone.js
10 5 (5.68%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (5.68%) Web Services
11 4 (4.55%) Sass
12 3 (3.41%) Browserify
12 3 (3.41%) LAMP
13 2 (2.27%) .NET
13 2 (2.27%) J2EE
14 1 (1.14%) JSON
14 1 (1.14%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.68%) Social Media
2 19 (21.59%) iPad
3 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (19.32%) User Experience
4 13 (14.77%) Digital Media
5 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
6 7 (7.95%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.14%) Blog
7 1 (1.14%) FMCG
7 1 (1.14%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Windows
2 10 (11.36%) Linux
3 5 (5.68%) CentOS
3 5 (5.68%) Ubuntu
3 5 (5.68%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.55%) Android
4 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.55%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.73%) E-Commerce
2 39 (44.32%) Digital Marketing
3 35 (39.77%) Analytics
4 31 (35.23%) Web Development
5 27 (30.68%) Pay per click
6 15 (17.05%) MVC
7 14 (15.91%) CRM
8 12 (13.64%) Campaign Management
8 12 (13.64%) Marketing Strategy
8 12 (13.64%) Performance Management
8 12 (13.64%) Performance Optimisation
9 11 (12.50%) Email Marketing
10 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (10.23%) Front End Development
12 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (9.09%) OO
12 8 (9.09%) Web Design
13 7 (7.95%) Open Source
14 6 (6.82%) OOP
14 6 (6.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.73%) JavaScript
2 31 (35.23%) PHP
3 4 (4.55%) C#
3 4 (4.55%) Java
4 2 (2.27%) C++
4 2 (2.27%) SQL
5 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) cPanel
Vendors
1 26 (29.55%) Google
2 9 (10.23%) Facebook
2 9 (10.23%) Twitter
3 8 (9.09%) Adobe
4 5 (5.68%) Zend
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (1.14%) Hitwise
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