Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 200 178
Rank change year-on-year +17 -22 -81
Permanent jobs citing SEO 114 88 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.43% 1.20% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.31% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 98 75 89
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +12.07% -3.33%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% +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 7244 6711 6781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.07% 91.13% 91.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5997 5750 5623
Manchester median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -6 6 £48,000 +60.00%
Altrincham -11 4 £30,000 - 1
Wigan - 2 £40,000 - 1
SEO
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 64 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 63 (55.26%) Marketing
3 51 (44.74%) HTML
4 50 (43.86%) CSS
5 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (40.35%) jQuery
7 44 (38.60%) E-Commerce
8 38 (33.33%) Web Development
9 36 (31.58%) PHP
9 36 (31.58%) Digital Marketing
10 31 (27.19%) User Experience
11 28 (24.56%) Front End Development
12 27 (23.68%) MySQL
13 25 (21.93%) Pay per click
14 24 (21.05%) CSS3
15 21 (18.42%) HTML5
15 21 (18.42%) SQL
16 20 (17.54%) Google
16 20 (17.54%) Responsive Web Design
17 17 (14.91%) Electronics
17 17 (14.91%) Finance
17 17 (14.91%) Scrum
18 15 (13.16%) TDD
18 15 (13.16%) Social Media
18 15 (13.16%) Google Analytics
19 14 (12.28%) Sass
19 14 (12.28%) Analytics
19 14 (12.28%) MVC
19 14 (12.28%) Telecoms
19 14 (12.28%) Business Intelligence

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 13 (11.40%) IIS
2 9 (7.89%) WordPress
3 8 (7.02%) Apache
4 5 (4.39%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (11.40%) FileZilla
2 12 (10.53%) Photoshop
3 11 (9.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Magento
2 8 (7.02%) Shopify
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.88%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.16%) Google Analytics
2 7 (6.14%) AdWords
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) FTP
1 13 (11.40%) SMTP
2 6 (5.26%) HTTP
3 3 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.68%) MySQL
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.26%) CouchDB
3 6 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.26%) Neo4j
3 6 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.26%) Riak
4 1 (0.88%) Big Data
4 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.26%) JIRA
3 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.51%) git-flow
5 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.75%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.75%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.75%) JUnit
5 2 (1.75%) Selenium
5 2 (1.75%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.75%) Subversion
5 2 (1.75%) TestNG
5 2 (1.75%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.88%) PhpStorm
General
1 63 (55.26%) Marketing
2 17 (14.91%) Electronics
2 17 (14.91%) Finance
3 14 (12.28%) Telecoms
4 13 (11.40%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.39%) Retail
6 4 (3.51%) Advertising
6 4 (3.51%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (56.14%) Developer
2 35 (30.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 33 (28.95%) Web Developer
4 29 (25.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 19 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (10.53%) PHP Developer
7 8 (7.02%) SEO Manager
8 6 (5.26%) E-Commerce Developer
8 6 (5.26%) E-Commerce Web Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Designer
9 5 (4.39%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Digital Marketing Executive
10 4 (3.51%) Head of User Experience
10 4 (3.51%) HTML Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Junior
10 4 (3.51%) Junior Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Marketing Executive
10 4 (3.51%) PPC Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (44.74%) HTML
2 50 (43.86%) CSS
3 46 (40.35%) jQuery
4 24 (21.05%) CSS3
5 21 (18.42%) HTML5
6 14 (12.28%) Sass
7 13 (11.40%) JSON
7 13 (11.40%) Regular Expression
8 12 (10.53%) Node.js
9 10 (8.77%) Laravel
10 9 (7.89%) Ajax
10 9 (7.89%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.89%) HTML5 Canvas
11 8 (7.02%) REST
11 8 (7.02%) Twig
12 7 (6.14%) Spring
12 7 (6.14%) XML
13 6 (5.26%) DOM
13 6 (5.26%) Servlets
13 6 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.19%) User Experience
2 15 (13.16%) Social Media
3 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.89%) Graphic Design
5 8 (7.02%) Digital Media
5 8 (7.02%) Mobile App
6 6 (5.26%) Wiki
7 5 (4.39%) Fintech
8 4 (3.51%) EPoS
8 4 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (3.51%) Tandem
9 2 (1.75%) Animation
9 2 (1.75%) Photography
10 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.88%) iPad
10 1 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) Linux
2 4 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.63%) Android
4 2 (1.75%) CentOS
4 2 (1.75%) Debian
5 1 (0.88%) Windows
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.60%) E-Commerce
3 38 (33.33%) Web Development
4 36 (31.58%) Digital Marketing
5 28 (24.56%) Front End Development
6 25 (21.93%) Pay per click
7 20 (17.54%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (14.91%) Scrum
9 15 (13.16%) TDD
10 14 (12.28%) Analytics
10 14 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (12.28%) MVC
11 13 (11.40%) Programme Management
12 12 (10.53%) BDD
13 9 (7.89%) OOP
13 9 (7.89%) Wireframes
14 8 (7.02%) High Availability
14 8 (7.02%) Web Marketing
15 7 (6.14%) Link Building
15 7 (6.14%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 64 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 36 (31.58%) PHP
3 21 (18.42%) SQL
4 13 (11.40%) T-SQL
4 13 (11.40%) VBScript
5 11 (9.65%) Java
6 7 (6.14%) Python
7 6 (5.26%) Groovy
7 6 (5.26%) Ruby
7 6 (5.26%) Scala
8 4 (3.51%) C#
9 3 (2.63%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.75%) C
11 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.88%) ES6
11 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (17.54%) Google
2 13 (11.40%) PayPal
2 13 (11.40%) SAP
3 12 (10.53%) Adobe
4 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.02%) Hitwise
6 6 (5.26%) Oracle
7 5 (4.39%) DoubleClick
7 5 (4.39%) Zend
8 4 (3.51%) comScore
9 2 (1.75%) HubSpot
9 2 (1.75%) Twitter
10 1 (0.88%) Hootsuite
10 1 (0.88%) Xamarin