The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England / North West
Rank 175 183 155
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Permanent jobs citing SEO 72 53 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 0.94% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.06% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 65 52 86
Median salary £34,500 £30,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5437 4983 6108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.35% 88.23% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4509 4153 5093
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SEO
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the North West region.

SEO Salary Trend in the North West

SEO
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

SEO Salary Histogram in the North West

SEO
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Manchester +4 54 £36,500 +21.66% 12
Cheshire +10 10 £25,000 -9.09% 7
Lancashire -13 8 £23,750 -20.83% 2
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for SEO.

1 67 (55.83%) HTML
2 64 (53.33%) Marketing
3 60 (50.00%) CSS
4 52 (43.33%) JavaScript
5 48 (40.00%) jQuery
6 47 (39.17%) E-Commerce
7 46 (38.33%) Digital Marketing
7 46 (38.33%) Analytics
8 42 (35.00%) PHP
9 40 (33.33%) Web Development
10 38 (31.67%) WordPress
11 36 (30.00%) Pay per click
12 35 (29.17%) Google
13 34 (28.33%) Social Media
14 32 (26.67%) HTML5
15 30 (25.00%) Google Analytics
16 28 (23.33%) MySQL
17 26 (21.67%) MVC
17 26 (21.67%) Retail
18 25 (20.83%) CMS
18 25 (20.83%) Magento
18 25 (20.83%) iPad
19 24 (20.00%) Photoshop
20 22 (18.33%) CSS3
20 22 (18.33%) User Experience
21 19 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
22 18 (15.00%) AdWords
23 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
24 16 (13.33%) AngularJS
25 15 (12.50%) Email Marketing

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 38 (31.67%) WordPress
2 25 (20.83%) CMS
3 12 (10.00%) Drupal
4 9 (7.50%) Joomla!
5 5 (4.17%) nginx
6 3 (2.50%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.83%) Kentico
Applications
1 24 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 15 (12.50%) MS Office
3 12 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (2.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.83%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 25 (20.83%) Magento
2 8 (6.67%) OpenCart
3 5 (4.17%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.83%) Shopify
4 1 (0.83%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 18 (15.00%) AdWords
3 9 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.50%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.17%) Sage Pay
5 3 (2.50%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.83%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) FTP
2 5 (4.17%) Firewall
2 5 (4.17%) Internet
3 3 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) Intranet
4 1 (0.83%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.33%) MySQL
2 12 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (0.83%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.83%) Subversion
3 3 (2.50%) JIRA
3 3 (2.50%) webpack
4 1 (0.83%) Grunt
4 1 (0.83%) gulp
4 1 (0.83%) Sublime Text
General
1 64 (53.33%) Marketing
2 26 (21.67%) Retail
3 15 (12.50%) Advertising
4 7 (5.83%) Finance
5 3 (2.50%) Games
6 2 (1.67%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) French Language
7 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (52.50%) Developer
2 28 (23.33%) Web Developer
3 20 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 16 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (11.67%) Junior
6 13 (10.83%) Junior Developer
6 13 (10.83%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.50%) Marketing Manager
8 8 (6.67%) HTML Developer
8 8 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
8 8 (6.67%) SEO Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Head of Marketing
9 7 (5.83%) HTML CSS Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Junior Web Developer
10 6 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (55.83%) HTML
2 60 (50.00%) CSS
3 48 (40.00%) jQuery
4 32 (26.67%) HTML5
5 22 (18.33%) CSS3
6 16 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 14 (11.67%) Laravel
8 12 (10.00%) .NET
8 12 (10.00%) Ajax
9 11 (9.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET
10 9 (7.50%) Web Services
11 8 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.00%) Node.js
13 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.17%) Backbone.js
13 5 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
13 5 (4.17%) Sass
14 3 (2.50%) Browserify
14 3 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.33%) Social Media
2 25 (20.83%) iPad
3 22 (18.33%) User Experience
4 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (10.83%) Digital Media
6 9 (7.50%) Computer Science
7 7 (5.83%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.50%) Blog
9 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.83%) Animation
9 1 (0.83%) FMCG
9 1 (0.83%) New Media
9 1 (0.83%) Photography
9 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.83%) Social Network
9 1 (0.83%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.83%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.00%) Linux
2 11 (9.17%) Windows
3 5 (4.17%) CentOS
3 5 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 5 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.33%) Android
4 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.17%) E-Commerce
2 46 (38.33%) Analytics
2 46 (38.33%) Digital Marketing
3 40 (33.33%) Web Development
4 36 (30.00%) Pay per click
5 26 (21.67%) MVC
6 19 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (12.50%) CRM
7 15 (12.50%) Email Marketing
8 13 (10.83%) Marketing Strategy
9 12 (10.00%) Campaign Management
9 12 (10.00%) Front End Development
9 12 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 12 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
9 12 (10.00%) Web Design
10 11 (9.17%) SDLC
11 9 (7.50%) OO
12 8 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.67%) Project Management
13 7 (5.83%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 52 (43.33%) JavaScript
2 42 (35.00%) PHP
3 13 (10.83%) C#
4 5 (4.17%) Java
5 4 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.50%) SQL
7 2 (1.67%) C++
8 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.67%) PMP
3 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) cPanel
Vendors
1 35 (29.17%) Google
2 12 (10.00%) Adobe
3 10 (8.33%) Facebook
3 10 (8.33%) Twitter
4 7 (5.83%) Zend
5 5 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle
7 1 (0.83%) Hitwise
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