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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
North West / Manchester
Rank 147 141 114
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Permanent jobs citing SEO 47 33 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.28% 1.03% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.14% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 57
Median salary £34,750 £26,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.13% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,100 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £38,500
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
3325 2901 3378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 90.53% 90.18% 86.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2878 2388 2911
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 20 January 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 20 January 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 - 6 £33,000 -
Bury - 2 £39,000 -
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 58 (64.44%) Marketing
2 52 (57.78%) HTML
3 48 (53.33%) CSS
4 47 (52.22%) Digital Marketing
5 42 (46.67%) Analytics
6 41 (45.56%) WordPress
7 38 (42.22%) Google
8 35 (38.89%) JavaScript
9 34 (37.78%) E-Commerce
10 30 (33.33%) CMS
11 29 (32.22%) Google Analytics
11 29 (32.22%) jQuery
12 27 (30.00%) Magento
12 27 (30.00%) Web Development
13 26 (28.89%) PHP
14 24 (26.67%) Pay per click
15 23 (25.56%) Social Media
15 23 (25.56%) AdWords
16 20 (22.22%) Retail
17 18 (20.00%) iPad
18 17 (18.89%) Degree
19 16 (17.78%) Drupal
19 16 (17.78%) Photoshop
19 16 (17.78%) HTML5
20 15 (16.67%) OpenCart
20 15 (16.67%) MVC
20 15 (16.67%) Joomla!
21 14 (15.56%) CRM
21 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
22 13 (14.44%) 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 41 (45.56%) WordPress
2 30 (33.33%) CMS
3 16 (17.78%) Drupal
4 15 (16.67%) Joomla!
5 5 (5.56%) nginx
6 3 (3.33%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.11%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Photoshop
2 13 (14.44%) MS Office
3 8 (8.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 27 (30.00%) Magento
2 15 (16.67%) OpenCart
3 5 (5.56%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (1.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 29 (32.22%) Google Analytics
2 23 (25.56%) AdWords
3 9 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (6.67%) Amazon S3
5 5 (5.56%) Sage Pay
6 2 (2.22%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) Firewall
1 5 (5.56%) FTP
2 3 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) MySQL
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.11%) Grunt
2 1 (1.11%) gulp
2 1 (1.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.11%) webpack
General
1 58 (64.44%) Marketing
2 20 (22.22%) Retail
3 12 (13.33%) Advertising
4 7 (7.78%) Finance
5 5 (5.56%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (2.22%) Games
7 1 (1.11%) French Language
7 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (45.56%) Developer
2 24 (26.67%) Web Developer
3 13 (14.44%) PHP Developer
4 12 (13.33%) Junior
4 12 (13.33%) Junior Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (11.11%) Junior Web Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.00%) SEO Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Marketing Manager
7 7 (7.78%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 6 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior SEO Specialist
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
8 6 (6.67%) SEO Specialist
9 5 (5.56%) Digital Executive
9 5 (5.56%) HTML Developer
9 5 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (57.78%) HTML
2 48 (53.33%) CSS
3 29 (32.22%) jQuery
4 16 (17.78%) HTML5
5 13 (14.44%) AngularJS
6 10 (11.11%) Laravel
7 9 (10.00%) CSS3
8 8 (8.89%) Web Services
9 6 (6.67%) Node.js
10 5 (5.56%) Ajax
10 5 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
11 4 (4.44%) .NET
11 4 (4.44%) JSON
11 4 (4.44%) LAMP
12 3 (3.33%) Backbone.js
12 3 (3.33%) REST
12 3 (3.33%) Sass
12 3 (3.33%) SOAP
12 3 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.56%) Social Media
2 18 (20.00%) iPad
3 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (14.44%) Digital Media
5 9 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (8.89%) User Experience
7 6 (6.67%) Algorithms
8 5 (5.56%) Copywriting
8 5 (5.56%) Mobile App
9 4 (4.44%) Blog
9 4 (4.44%) Social Network
10 1 (1.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Linux
2 7 (7.78%) Windows
3 5 (5.56%) CentOS
3 5 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 5 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.11%) Android
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.22%) Digital Marketing
2 42 (46.67%) Analytics
3 34 (37.78%) E-Commerce
4 27 (30.00%) Web Development
5 24 (26.67%) Pay per click
6 15 (16.67%) MVC
7 14 (15.56%) CRM
8 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (10.00%) Campaign Management
9 9 (10.00%) Marketing Strategy
9 9 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 9 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
10 8 (8.89%) Email Marketing
10 8 (8.89%) Front End Development
11 7 (7.78%) OO
12 6 (6.67%) OOP
13 5 (5.56%) Content Writing
13 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.56%) Scrum
13 5 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 26 (28.89%) PHP
3 6 (6.67%) SQL
4 5 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) cPanel
Vendors
1 38 (42.22%) Google
2 11 (12.22%) Facebook
2 11 (12.22%) Twitter
3 7 (7.78%) Adobe
4 6 (6.67%) Zend
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 9 days ago
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The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable 10%
Posted: 27 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, etc
Posted: 9 days ago