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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 177 143 96
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -47
Permanent jobs citing SEO 51 107 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.76% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.99% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 42 68 123
Median salary £30,250 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
SEO
England

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
4702 5388 5792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.94% 88.40% 85.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3971 4292 4651
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 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
Manchester -18 32 £32,500 +14.03% 14
Cheshire +19 11 £31,250 +6.83% 4
Lancashire -11 5 £26,500 +23.25% 2
Merseyside +9 3 £30,500 +22.00% 2
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 North West region with a requirement for SEO.

1 57 (55.34%) Marketing
2 52 (50.49%) CSS
3 51 (49.51%) HTML
4 48 (46.60%) Digital Marketing
5 43 (41.75%) JavaScript
6 35 (33.98%) Analytics
7 34 (33.01%) Pay per click
8 32 (31.07%) HTML5
8 32 (31.07%) jQuery
9 30 (29.13%) Web Development
10 29 (28.16%) Google
11 28 (27.18%) WordPress
12 27 (26.21%) Google Analytics
12 27 (26.21%) PHP
13 26 (25.24%) E-Commerce
14 22 (21.36%) CSS3
15 21 (20.39%) Social Media
16 17 (16.50%) .NET
17 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (14.56%) Responsive Web Design
18 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET
19 14 (13.59%) MySQL
19 14 (13.59%) XHTML
20 13 (12.62%) Degree
20 13 (12.62%) CMS
21 12 (11.65%) Online Marketing
21 12 (11.65%) Email Marketing
21 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
22 11 (10.68%) Link Building
22 11 (10.68%) Microsoft

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 28 (27.18%) WordPress
2 13 (12.62%) CMS
3 3 (2.91%) Apache
3 3 (2.91%) ColdFusion
3 3 (2.91%) Drupal
3 3 (2.91%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.94%) Kentico
4 2 (1.94%) nginx
5 1 (0.97%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (0.97%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) Node.js
5 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.88%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.91%) MS Office
3 3 (2.91%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Magento
2 2 (1.94%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (26.21%) Google Analytics
2 7 (6.80%) AdWords
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.97%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) FTP
1 3 (2.91%) Intranet
1 3 (2.91%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) MySQL
2 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.94%) Redis
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.80%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.94%) Grunt
3 2 (1.94%) gulp
4 1 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 57 (55.34%) Marketing
2 9 (8.74%) Advertising
2 9 (8.74%) Finance
3 6 (5.83%) Legal
3 6 (5.83%) Retail
4 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (35.92%) Developer
2 18 (17.48%) PHP Developer
3 17 (16.50%) Web Developer
4 14 (13.59%) SEO Executive
5 12 (11.65%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (11.65%) PHP Web Developer
6 10 (9.71%) HTML Developer
7 9 (8.74%) HTML CSS Developer
7 9 (8.74%) WordPress Developer
8 7 (6.80%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Account Manager
9 6 (5.83%) Digital Account Manager
10 5 (4.85%) Digital Executive
10 5 (4.85%) Digital Marketing Manager
10 5 (4.85%) Junior
10 5 (4.85%) Marketing Executive
10 5 (4.85%) Marketing Manager
11 4 (3.88%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.88%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (50.49%) CSS
2 51 (49.51%) HTML
3 32 (31.07%) HTML5
3 32 (31.07%) jQuery
4 22 (21.36%) CSS3
5 17 (16.50%) .NET
6 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET
7 14 (13.59%) XHTML
8 9 (8.74%) Ajax
9 6 (5.83%) XML
10 4 (3.88%) CakePHP
11 3 (2.91%) JSON
11 3 (2.91%) LAMP
11 3 (2.91%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (2.91%) SOAP
11 3 (2.91%) Symfony
12 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.94%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (1.94%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.94%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Social Media
2 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.71%) iPad
4 7 (6.80%) User Experience
5 6 (5.83%) Blog
6 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.91%) W3C
8 2 (1.94%) Statistics
8 2 (1.94%) Streaming Media
9 1 (0.97%) AS400
9 1 (0.97%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.97%) iSeries
9 1 (0.97%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.83%) Android
1 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
1 6 (5.83%) Linux
2 2 (1.94%) Windows
2 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.60%) Digital Marketing
2 35 (33.98%) Analytics
3 34 (33.01%) Pay per click
4 30 (29.13%) Web Development
5 26 (25.24%) E-Commerce
6 15 (14.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (11.65%) Email Marketing
7 12 (11.65%) Online Marketing
8 11 (10.68%) Link Building
9 9 (8.74%) Workflow
10 8 (7.77%) Project Management
10 8 (7.77%) Web Design
11 6 (5.83%) B2B
11 6 (5.83%) Front End Development
11 6 (5.83%) MVC
11 6 (5.83%) OO
12 5 (4.85%) CRM
12 5 (4.85%) Marketing Strategy
13 4 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (3.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (41.75%) JavaScript
2 27 (26.21%) PHP
3 10 (9.71%) SQL
4 6 (5.83%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.91%) C#
5 3 (2.91%) Java
5 3 (2.91%) PHP 5
5 3 (2.91%) Ruby
6 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Piwik
Vendors
1 29 (28.16%) Google
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.85%) Facebook
3 5 (4.85%) Twitter
4 3 (2.91%) Adobe
5 2 (1.94%) ATG
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle
6 1 (0.97%) hybris
6 1 (0.97%) IBM
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