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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 154 111 77
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -34
Permanent jobs citing SEO 27 74 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 2.21% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 2.49% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24 57 77
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 £22,300 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
3065 2968 3413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.89% 88.44% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2624 2472 2773
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 £56,000 £61,500
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -2 5 £24,000 -30.43% 1
Stockport +11 4 £90,000 +227.27% 1
SEO
North West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 35 (55.56%) Marketing
2 31 (49.21%) HTML
2 31 (49.21%) CSS
3 30 (47.62%) Analytics
4 27 (42.86%) Google
5 25 (39.68%) Digital Marketing
6 24 (38.10%) Google Analytics
6 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
7 23 (36.51%) Pay per click
7 23 (36.51%) WordPress
8 22 (34.92%) HTML5
9 21 (33.33%) jQuery
10 18 (28.57%) CSS3
11 16 (25.40%) Social Media
12 13 (20.63%) Web Development
12 13 (20.63%) .NET
13 12 (19.05%) PHP
13 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (17.46%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (17.46%) SQL
14 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
15 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
15 10 (15.87%) Link Building
16 9 (14.29%) Finance
16 9 (14.29%) Degree
17 8 (12.70%) Online Marketing
17 8 (12.70%) B2B
17 8 (12.70%) XHTML
17 8 (12.70%) Visual Studio
18 7 (11.11%) OO

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 23 (36.51%) WordPress
2 7 (11.11%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) Kentico
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Office
2 4 (6.35%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Magento
1 2 (3.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (38.10%) Google Analytics
2 7 (11.11%) AdWords
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Sage Pay
3 1 (1.59%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.35%) MySQL
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Grunt
3 1 (1.59%) gulp
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 35 (55.56%) Marketing
2 9 (14.29%) Finance
3 6 (9.52%) Legal
4 3 (4.76%) Brand Awareness
4 3 (4.76%) Retail
5 2 (3.17%) Advertising
5 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Automotive
6 1 (1.59%) Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) PHP Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Web Developer
3 9 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (14.29%) SEO Executive
4 7 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
4 7 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 7 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (9.52%) WordPress Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Digital Executive
6 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Marketing Manager
7 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Marketing Assistant
7 3 (4.76%) PPC Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Digital Marketing Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Marketing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (49.21%) CSS
1 31 (49.21%) HTML
2 22 (34.92%) HTML5
3 21 (33.33%) jQuery
4 18 (28.57%) CSS3
5 13 (20.63%) .NET
6 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
7 8 (12.70%) XHTML
8 6 (9.52%) Ajax
9 5 (7.94%) XML
10 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.76%) Entity Framework
11 3 (4.76%) LINQ
12 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
12 2 (3.17%) CakePHP
12 2 (3.17%) JSON
12 2 (3.17%) LAMP
12 2 (3.17%) SOAP
12 2 (3.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Social Media
2 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.52%) iPad
4 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.76%) Blog
5 3 (4.76%) Copywriting
5 3 (4.76%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.76%) Social Network
5 3 (4.76%) User Experience
6 2 (3.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Android
1 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Analytics
2 25 (39.68%) Digital Marketing
3 23 (36.51%) Pay per click
4 13 (20.63%) Web Development
5 11 (17.46%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
6 10 (15.87%) Link Building
7 8 (12.70%) B2B
7 8 (12.70%) Online Marketing
8 7 (11.11%) Email Marketing
8 7 (11.11%) OO
9 6 (9.52%) Prototyping
10 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.94%) Marketing Strategy
10 5 (7.94%) MVC
11 4 (6.35%) Affiliate Marketing
11 4 (6.35%) Affiliate Network
11 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.35%) Project Management
11 4 (6.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 12 (19.05%) PHP
3 11 (17.46%) SQL
4 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.94%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) MBA
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Google
2 5 (7.94%) Facebook
2 5 (7.94%) Twitter
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) Adobe
5 1 (1.59%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.59%) Zend
Greater Manchester
eCom Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Attractive salary + company pension scheme and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Highly competitive salary, bonus, car allowance & benefits
Posted: 24 days ago