Period
to 23 October 2018

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 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 192 186
Rank change year-on-year -26 -6 -19
Permanent jobs citing SEO 68 110 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.93% 1.40% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.52% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 48 90 79
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +18.46% +8.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £23,400
90th Percentile £60,750 £62,750 £59,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +18.46% +18.18%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,604 7,217 6,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.57% 92.08% 92.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5,442 5,969 5,782
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SEO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +19 7 £38,750 -19.27% 1
Salford - 2 £30,000 - 1
Wigan -4 1 £45,000 +12.50%
SEO
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SEO.

1 46 (67.65%) HTML
2 42 (61.76%) CSS
3 37 (54.41%) JavaScript
4 31 (45.59%) AngularJS
5 25 (36.76%) .NET
6 24 (35.29%) React
7 23 (33.82%) CSS3
8 22 (32.35%) User Experience
8 22 (32.35%) Front End Development
8 22 (32.35%) Web Development
9 21 (30.88%) jQuery
10 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (26.47%) Visual Studio
11 18 (26.47%) Vue.js
11 18 (26.47%) Sass
11 18 (26.47%) Customer Requirements
12 17 (25.00%) Marketing
13 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
13 16 (23.53%) C#
14 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (20.59%) PHP
15 14 (20.59%) E-Commerce
15 14 (20.59%) MVC
15 14 (20.59%) Responsive Web Design
16 13 (19.12%) LESS
16 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
17 12 (17.65%) HTML5
17 12 (17.65%) Node.js
17 12 (17.65%) Photoshop
17 12 (17.65%) KnockoutJS

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 7 (10.29%) WordPress
2 5 (7.35%) IIS
3 4 (5.88%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) CMS
4 2 (2.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (7.35%) InDesign
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Magento
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (5.88%) npm
3 3 (4.41%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.47%) AdWords
4 1 (1.47%) GitHub
4 1 (1.47%) SaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Visual Studio
2 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.18%) gulp
4 10 (14.71%) Grunt
5 6 (8.82%) webpack
6 5 (7.35%) Jasmine
6 5 (7.35%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (7.35%) PhantomJS
6 5 (7.35%) Protractor
7 2 (2.94%) Subversion
8 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (25.00%) Marketing
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 5 (7.35%) Automotive
3 5 (7.35%) Games
4 4 (5.88%) Advertising
4 4 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.47%) Law
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (79.41%) Developer
2 29 (42.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (27.94%) Web Developer
4 11 (16.18%) Senior Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (10.29%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Marketing Executive
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 5 (7.35%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Designer
9 4 (5.88%) Magento Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Web Designer
10 3 (4.41%) PHP Developer
11 2 (2.94%) SEO Manager
12 1 (1.47%) HTML Developer
12 1 (1.47%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 1 (1.47%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
12 1 (1.47%) Product Manager
12 1 (1.47%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (67.65%) HTML
2 42 (61.76%) CSS
3 31 (45.59%) AngularJS
4 25 (36.76%) .NET
5 24 (35.29%) React
6 23 (33.82%) CSS3
7 21 (30.88%) jQuery
8 18 (26.47%) Sass
8 18 (26.47%) Vue.js
9 13 (19.12%) LESS
10 12 (17.65%) HTML5
10 12 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (17.65%) Node.js
11 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
12 8 (11.76%) Ajax
12 8 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
14 5 (7.35%) .NET Core
14 5 (7.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) User Experience
2 8 (11.76%) Social Media
3 5 (7.35%) Blog
3 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) Fintech
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.47%) Life Science
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
1 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Front End Development
1 22 (32.35%) Web Development
2 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.47%) Customer Requirements
4 14 (20.59%) E-Commerce
4 14 (20.59%) MVC
4 14 (20.59%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
6 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.24%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (11.76%) Pay per click
7 8 (11.76%) Wireframes
8 7 (10.29%) Analytics
8 7 (10.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 7 (10.29%) Email Marketing
8 7 (10.29%) Mobile First
9 6 (8.82%) CRM
9 6 (8.82%) Marketing Automation
9 6 (8.82%) TDD
9 6 (8.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) JavaScript
2 16 (23.53%) C#
3 14 (20.59%) PHP
4 7 (10.29%) Java
5 6 (8.82%) SQL
6 5 (7.35%) ES6
6 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.88%) Groovy
7 4 (5.88%) Python
7 4 (5.88%) Ruby
7 4 (5.88%) Scala
8 1 (1.47%) C++
8 1 (1.47%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
1 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Adobe
2 9 (13.24%) Google
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.94%) Zend
5 1 (1.47%) HubSpot
5 1 (1.47%) PayPal
5 1 (1.47%) Screaming Frog
5 1 (1.47%) Twitter
5 1 (1.47%) WorldPay