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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist
Rank 850 848 843
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Specialist 20 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.013% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.014% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 20
Average salary £20,750 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.83% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £24,250 £30,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-19.16% -11.76%
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
100841 95105 100917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.52% 94.58% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83428 79799 86766
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,539 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
London +11 10 £20,750 -36.15% 2
East Midlands +7 4 - - 1
East of England - 3 £27,500 - 1
North West -11 2 £21,000 -10.63% 1
South East -7 1 £33,000 +10.00%
SEO Specialist
UK

SEO Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 22 (73.33%) Marketing
3 18 (60.00%) Google
4 14 (46.67%) Social Media
5 12 (40.00%) Pay per click
5 12 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 12 (40.00%) Analytics
6 11 (36.67%) Blog
7 10 (33.33%) Internet
8 9 (30.00%) Apple
8 9 (30.00%) Foundry
8 9 (30.00%) Link Building
8 9 (30.00%) Facebook
9 8 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (23.33%) B2C
11 6 (20.00%) HTML
12 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (13.33%) CSS
13 4 (13.33%) Google Analytics
14 3 (10.00%) Web Analytics
15 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
15 2 (6.67%) Search Engine Marketing
15 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 2 (6.67%) PHP
15 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
15 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
15 2 (6.67%) Project Management
15 2 (6.67%) Advertising
15 2 (6.67%) CMS
15 2 (6.67%) Algorithms

SEO Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 4 (13.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
General
1 22 (73.33%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Social Media
2 11 (36.67%) Blog
3 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) SEO
2 12 (40.00%) Pay per click
2 12 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (40.00%) Analytics
3 9 (30.00%) Link Building
4 8 (26.67%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (23.33%) B2C
6 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (10.00%) Web Analytics
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) Search Engine Marketing
8 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.33%) Competitor Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Internet Marketing
9 1 (3.33%) B2B
9 1 (3.33%) Online Marketing
9 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Google
2 9 (30.00%) Foundry
2 9 (30.00%) Facebook
2 9 (30.00%) Apple
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Omniture
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