Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 221 188
Rank change year-on-year +35 -33 -21
Permanent jobs citing SEO 94 88 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.29% 1.07% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.16% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 80 77 80
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +28.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £29,525 £23,650 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,250 £48,875
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +28.33% +9.09%

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 6,638 7,572 6,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.17% 92.15% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,512 6,378 5,424
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £44,471 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.16% +3.75% -

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +12 4 £45,000 -6.25% 3
Wigan +15 3 £47,500 +111.11%
Altrincham - 1 £30,000 -
SEO
North West

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 64 (68.09%) HTML
2 61 (64.89%) CSS
3 58 (61.70%) JavaScript
4 39 (41.49%) Front End Development
5 38 (40.43%) jQuery
6 36 (38.30%) User Experience
7 35 (37.23%) React
7 35 (37.23%) CSS3
7 35 (37.23%) AngularJS
8 34 (36.17%) Sass
9 29 (30.85%) HTML5
9 29 (30.85%) Web Development
10 27 (28.72%) Marketing
10 27 (28.72%) PHP
11 26 (27.66%) E-Commerce
11 26 (27.66%) Grunt
12 24 (25.53%) Git (software)
12 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (24.47%) LESS
14 21 (22.34%) Customer Requirements
14 21 (22.34%) Visual Studio
15 20 (21.28%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (20.21%) gulp
16 19 (20.21%) .NET
17 18 (19.15%) Photoshop
17 18 (19.15%) Vue.js
18 17 (18.09%) Adobe
19 15 (15.96%) Unit Testing
20 14 (14.89%) WordPress
20 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering

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 14 (14.89%) CMS
1 14 (14.89%) WordPress
2 5 (5.32%) IIS
3 2 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (19.15%) Photoshop
2 7 (7.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (3.19%) InDesign
5 1 (1.06%) Chatbot
5 1 (1.06%) GIMP
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (12.77%) Magento
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) npm
2 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.19%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.13%) AdWords
4 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Firebase
5 1 (1.06%) GitHub
5 1 (1.06%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (1.06%) SaaS
5 1 (1.06%) Sage Pay
5 1 (1.06%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) MySQL
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.06%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (27.66%) Grunt
2 24 (25.53%) Git (software)
3 21 (22.34%) Visual Studio
4 19 (20.21%) gulp
5 9 (9.57%) webpack
6 6 (6.38%) Jasmine
6 6 (6.38%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (6.38%) PhantomJS
6 6 (6.38%) Protractor
7 5 (5.32%) Subversion
8 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (28.72%) Marketing
2 11 (11.70%) Finance
3 9 (9.57%) Games
4 6 (6.38%) Retail
5 4 (4.26%) Automotive
6 3 (3.19%) Advertising
7 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (77.66%) Developer
2 43 (45.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 24 (25.53%) Web Developer
4 15 (15.96%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (12.77%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Designer
6 9 (9.57%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 7 (7.45%) HTML CSS Developer
7 7 (7.45%) HTML Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Web Designer
8 5 (5.32%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (5.32%) UI Developer
8 5 (5.32%) WordPress Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Magento Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Marketing Executive
9 4 (4.26%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.26%) UI/UX Developer
9 4 (4.26%) UX Developer
10 3 (3.19%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (68.09%) HTML
2 61 (64.89%) CSS
3 38 (40.43%) jQuery
4 35 (37.23%) AngularJS
4 35 (37.23%) CSS3
4 35 (37.23%) React
5 34 (36.17%) Sass
6 29 (30.85%) HTML5
7 23 (24.47%) LESS
8 19 (20.21%) .NET
9 18 (19.15%) Vue.js
10 13 (13.83%) Node.js
11 12 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (8.51%) .NET Framework
13 8 (8.51%) Ajax
13 8 (8.51%) Ember.js
13 8 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (7.45%) Laravel
14 7 (7.45%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (38.30%) User Experience
2 13 (13.83%) Social Media
3 7 (7.45%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.26%) Fintech
5 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.19%) Blog
7 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.06%) Animation
8 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.06%) Life Science
8 1 (1.06%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Linux
2 1 (1.06%) Android
2 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.06%) CentOS
2 1 (1.06%) Debian
2 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.49%) Front End Development
2 29 (30.85%) Web Development
3 26 (27.66%) E-Commerce
4 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (22.34%) Customer Requirements
6 20 (21.28%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (15.96%) Unit Testing
8 14 (14.89%) MVC
8 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
9 11 (11.70%) Email Marketing
9 11 (11.70%) Pay per click
10 10 (10.64%) Analytics
10 10 (10.64%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (10.64%) Web Design
11 8 (8.51%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 8 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.45%) Mobile First
12 7 (7.45%) Scrum
13 6 (6.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 58 (61.70%) JavaScript
2 27 (28.72%) PHP
3 13 (13.83%) C#
4 5 (5.32%) ES6
4 5 (5.32%) SQL
5 4 (4.26%) Java
5 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.13%) Groovy
6 2 (2.13%) Python
6 2 (2.13%) Ruby
6 2 (2.13%) Scala
7 1 (1.06%) C++
7 1 (1.06%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (1.06%) PMP
1 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Adobe
2 12 (12.77%) Google
3 5 (5.32%) WooCommerce
4 4 (4.26%) Twitter
5 3 (3.19%) Okta
5 3 (3.19%) Zend
6 2 (2.13%) Capita
6 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.06%) HubSpot
7 1 (1.06%) Optimizely
7 1 (1.06%) PayPal
7 1 (1.06%) Screaming Frog
7 1 (1.06%) Tableau
7 1 (1.06%) WorldPay