The table below looks at the statistics for the SEO Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist
Rank 868 813 847
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Specialist 14 17 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.017% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.018% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 23
Average salary £21,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £23,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -30.88%
SEO Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101022 95344 106346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.22% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79867 91509
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SEO Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SEO Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

SEO Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO Specialist across the England region.

SEO Specialist Salary Trend in England

SEO Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SEO Specialist Salary Histogram in England

SEO Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 6 £21,000 -
East Midlands -7 4 £33,000 +50.00%
South East -29 2 £34,000 +7.93%
East of England - 2 £25,000 -
SEO Specialist
UK

SEO Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited SEO Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SEO Specialist in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) SEO
2 16 (53.33%) Pay per click
2 16 (53.33%) Analytics
3 15 (50.00%) Marketing
4 14 (46.67%) E-Commerce
4 14 (46.67%) Google
5 11 (36.67%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (33.33%) HTML
7 9 (30.00%) Link Building
8 8 (26.67%) CSS
9 7 (23.33%) Internet
10 6 (20.00%) Google Analytics
10 6 (20.00%) B2C
10 6 (20.00%) Social Media
11 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (16.67%) PHP
12 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
12 4 (13.33%) Web Development
13 3 (10.00%) Degree
13 3 (10.00%) Automotive
13 3 (10.00%) Information Architecture
13 3 (10.00%) Website Architecture
14 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (6.67%) Advertising
14 2 (6.67%) CMS
14 2 (6.67%) Web Design
14 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
14 2 (6.67%) Blog
14 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
15 1 (3.33%) FTP

SEO Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited SEO Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SEO Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
General
1 15 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Automotive
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Social Media
2 2 (6.67%) Blog
3 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) SEO
2 16 (53.33%) Pay per click
2 16 (53.33%) Analytics
3 14 (46.67%) E-Commerce
4 11 (36.67%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (30.00%) Link Building
6 6 (20.00%) B2C
7 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (13.33%) Web Development
9 3 (10.00%) Information Architecture
9 3 (10.00%) Website Architecture
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.67%) Web Design
11 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
11 1 (3.33%) Competitor Analysis
11 1 (3.33%) Web Analytics
11 1 (3.33%) Search Engine Marketing
11 1 (3.33%) Internet Marketing
11 1 (3.33%) Time Management
11 1 (3.33%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PHP
2 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
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