The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SEO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 147 153
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 48 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.22% 1.06% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.17% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 44 36 29
Median salary £44,500 £30,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.33% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £22,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £38,600
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,625
% change year-on-year - +10.67%  

SEO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3589 3068 3309
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.46% 89.94% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3034 2536 2725
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 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing SEO as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Manchester

SEO
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO in Manchester.

Salary trend for SEO in Manchester

SEO
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO 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 29 March 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 -28 2 £25,000 -
Bolton -17 1 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Wigan - 1 £22,500 - 1
SEO
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 47 (55.95%) HTML
1 47 (55.95%) JavaScript
2 40 (47.62%) E-Commerce
2 40 (47.62%) Marketing
3 38 (45.24%) CSS
4 35 (41.67%) jQuery
5 34 (40.48%) PHP
6 32 (38.10%) Web Development
7 31 (36.90%) Digital Marketing
8 27 (32.14%) Social Media
9 26 (30.95%) WordPress
10 25 (29.76%) HTML5
10 25 (29.76%) Analytics
11 23 (27.38%) Pay per click
12 20 (23.81%) Retail
13 19 (22.62%) Photoshop
13 19 (22.62%) iPad
13 19 (22.62%) User Experience
14 18 (21.43%) CSS3
14 18 (21.43%) Magento
14 18 (21.43%) Google
14 18 (21.43%) MVC
15 17 (20.24%) CMS
16 15 (17.86%) Advertising
16 15 (17.86%) Marketing Strategy
16 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (17.86%) AngularJS
17 14 (16.67%) CRM
17 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
18 12 (14.29%) MS Office

SEO
Co-occurring 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 26 (30.95%) WordPress
2 17 (20.24%) CMS
3 6 (7.14%) Drupal
4 4 (4.76%) nginx
5 3 (3.57%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.38%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 19 (22.62%) Photoshop
2 12 (14.29%) MS Office
3 10 (11.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (21.43%) Magento
2 5 (5.95%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (3.57%) OpenCart
4 1 (1.19%) Shopify
4 1 (1.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Google Analytics
2 9 (10.71%) AdWords
2 9 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.71%) Amazon S3
3 5 (5.95%) Sage Pay
4 3 (3.57%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) Internet
2 4 (4.76%) Firewall
2 4 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) MySQL
2 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (1.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.33%) Subversion
3 3 (3.57%) JIRA
3 3 (3.57%) webpack
4 1 (1.19%) Grunt
4 1 (1.19%) gulp
General
1 40 (47.62%) Marketing
2 20 (23.81%) Retail
3 15 (17.86%) Advertising
4 5 (5.95%) Finance
5 3 (3.57%) Games
6 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.19%) French Language
7 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (55.95%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 19 (22.62%) PHP Developer
4 13 (15.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (15.48%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Junior
5 9 (10.71%) PHP Web Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Senior PHP Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Senior Web Developer
6 8 (9.52%) HTML Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Junior Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Marketing Manager
7 7 (8.33%) Head of Marketing
7 7 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.95%) SEO Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (3.57%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.95%) HTML
2 38 (45.24%) CSS
3 35 (41.67%) jQuery
4 25 (29.76%) HTML5
5 18 (21.43%) CSS3
6 15 (17.86%) AngularJS
7 11 (13.10%) Ajax
7 11 (13.10%) Laravel
8 7 (8.33%) Node.js
9 6 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (5.95%) Backbone.js
10 5 (5.95%) Sass
11 4 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
11 4 (4.76%) Web Services
12 3 (3.57%) Browserify
12 3 (3.57%) J2EE
12 3 (3.57%) LAMP
13 2 (2.38%) .NET
14 1 (1.19%) JSON
14 1 (1.19%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.14%) Social Media
2 19 (22.62%) iPad
2 19 (22.62%) User Experience
3 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (14.29%) Digital Media
5 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
6 7 (8.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) FMCG
7 1 (1.19%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.29%) Windows
2 10 (11.90%) Linux
3 5 (5.95%) Android
3 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.95%) Mac OS X
3 5 (5.95%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.76%) CentOS
4 4 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) E-Commerce
2 32 (38.10%) Web Development
3 31 (36.90%) Digital Marketing
4 25 (29.76%) Analytics
5 23 (27.38%) Pay per click
6 18 (21.43%) MVC
7 15 (17.86%) Marketing Strategy
8 14 (16.67%) CRM
9 12 (14.29%) Campaign Management
9 12 (14.29%) Performance Management
9 12 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
10 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (13.10%) Email Marketing
11 10 (11.90%) OO
11 10 (11.90%) Web Design
12 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.71%) Front End Development
13 7 (8.33%) SDLC
13 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
14 6 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 47 (55.95%) JavaScript
2 34 (40.48%) PHP
3 6 (7.14%) Java
4 5 (5.95%) C#
5 3 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) cPanel
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Google
2 8 (9.52%) Adobe
3 7 (8.33%) Facebook
3 7 (8.33%) Twitter
4 5 (5.95%) Zend
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (1.19%) Hitwise
6 1 (1.19%) PayPal
6 1 (1.19%) Sage
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford
ECOM
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bolton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Wigan
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + 25% bonus
Posted: 16 days ago