Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 204 182
Rank change year-on-year +23 -22 -59
Permanent jobs citing SEO 108 90 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.45% 1.21% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.32% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 94 82 75
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £32,750 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.50% +12.93% -3.33%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,750 £65,000 £54,750
North West median annual salary £37,500 £33,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% +20.00% -8.33%

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 6,810 6,832 6,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.69% 91.80% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5,600 5,896 5,200
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Altrincham - 7 £30,000 - 2
Stockport - 6 £48,000 - 3
Wigan - 5 £40,000 - 1
SEO
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 56 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 55 (50.93%) Marketing
3 47 (43.52%) HTML
4 46 (42.59%) CSS
5 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (34.26%) jQuery
7 32 (29.63%) Web Development
7 32 (29.63%) PHP
8 31 (28.70%) User Experience
9 30 (27.78%) E-Commerce
10 29 (26.85%) Pay per click
11 28 (25.93%) MySQL
11 28 (25.93%) CSS3
12 26 (24.07%) Google
13 25 (23.15%) Responsive Web Design
14 24 (22.22%) HTML5
15 22 (20.37%) Digital Marketing
16 21 (19.44%) Social Media
17 20 (18.52%) Google Analytics
17 20 (18.52%) Analytics
17 20 (18.52%) Front End Development
18 18 (16.67%) Sass
18 18 (16.67%) MVC
19 17 (15.74%) Scrum
20 16 (14.81%) Node.js
21 15 (13.89%) Git (software)
21 15 (13.89%) TDD
22 14 (12.96%) Adobe
22 14 (12.96%) Photoshop
23 13 (12.04%) Magento

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 8 (7.41%) Apache
2 7 (6.48%) WordPress
3 6 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) nginx
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Photoshop
2 13 (12.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (12.04%) Magento
2 9 (8.33%) Shopify
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.93%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.52%) Google Analytics
2 10 (9.26%) AdWords
3 2 (1.85%) npm
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.93%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.93%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) HTTP
2 3 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.93%) MySQL
2 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.48%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.56%) CouchDB
4 6 (5.56%) Neo4j
4 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.56%) Riak
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.70%) JIRA
3 4 (3.70%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.78%) gulp
4 3 (2.78%) Subversion
5 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.85%) git-flow
5 2 (1.85%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.85%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.85%) JUnit
5 2 (1.85%) PostCSS
5 2 (1.85%) Selenium
5 2 (1.85%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.85%) TestNG
5 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.93%) Grunt
6 1 (0.93%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 55 (50.93%) Marketing
2 7 (6.48%) Advertising
3 4 (3.70%) Brand Awareness
3 4 (3.70%) Legal
3 4 (3.70%) Retail
3 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.78%) Electronics
4 3 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (53.70%) Developer
2 25 (23.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 24 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 18 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (13.89%) PHP Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Marketing Executive
6 7 (6.48%) PPC Manager
7 6 (5.56%) Designer
7 6 (5.56%) E-Commerce Developer
7 6 (5.56%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 6 (5.56%) HTML Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.56%) SEO Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Digital Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Digital Executive
8 5 (4.63%) Digital Marketing Executive
8 5 (4.63%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Web Designer
9 4 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.70%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (43.52%) HTML
2 46 (42.59%) CSS
3 37 (34.26%) jQuery
4 28 (25.93%) CSS3
5 24 (22.22%) HTML5
6 18 (16.67%) Sass
7 16 (14.81%) Node.js
8 11 (10.19%) HTML5 Canvas
8 11 (10.19%) Laravel
9 10 (9.26%) Ajax
9 10 (9.26%) AngularJS
10 9 (8.33%) REST
10 9 (8.33%) Twig
11 8 (7.41%) React
12 7 (6.48%) CakePHP
12 7 (6.48%) Spring
12 7 (6.48%) Web Services
12 7 (6.48%) XML
13 6 (5.56%) DOM
13 6 (5.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.70%) User Experience
2 21 (19.44%) Social Media
3 11 (10.19%) Graphic Design
4 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 8 (7.41%) Digital Media
7 7 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (5.56%) Wiki
9 4 (3.70%) Tandem
10 3 (2.78%) Animation
10 3 (2.78%) Fintech
10 3 (2.78%) Photography
11 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.85%) EPoS
12 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.93%) iPhone
12 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.48%) Linux
2 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.78%) CentOS
3 3 (2.78%) Debian
4 2 (1.85%) Android
4 2 (1.85%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) Unix
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.63%) Web Development
3 30 (27.78%) E-Commerce
4 29 (26.85%) Pay per click
5 25 (23.15%) Responsive Web Design
6 22 (20.37%) Digital Marketing
7 20 (18.52%) Analytics
7 20 (18.52%) Front End Development
8 18 (16.67%) MVC
9 17 (15.74%) Scrum
10 15 (13.89%) TDD
11 13 (12.04%) BDD
12 9 (8.33%) OOP
12 9 (8.33%) Web Marketing
13 8 (7.41%) High Availability
14 7 (6.48%) Email Marketing
14 7 (6.48%) Kanban
14 7 (6.48%) Link Building
14 7 (6.48%) Marketing Strategy
14 7 (6.48%) OO
Programming Languages
1 56 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 32 (29.63%) PHP
3 12 (11.11%) Java
4 7 (6.48%) SQL
5 6 (5.56%) Groovy
5 6 (5.56%) Python
5 6 (5.56%) Ruby
5 6 (5.56%) Scala
6 3 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.85%) C#
7 2 (1.85%) ES6
8 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) ES7
8 1 (0.93%) ES8
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) PMO
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Kibana
Vendors
1 26 (24.07%) Google
2 14 (12.96%) Adobe
3 8 (7.41%) Hitwise
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.41%) Zend
4 6 (5.56%) Oracle
5 5 (4.63%) DoubleClick
5 5 (4.63%) Twitter
6 4 (3.70%) comScore
7 3 (2.78%) Facebook
7 3 (2.78%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.93%) Hootsuite
8 1 (0.93%) Xamarin