The table below looks at the statistics for the SEO Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Consultant
Rank 855 882 861
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Consultant 18 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.005% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £34,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £34,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SEO Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SEO Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SEO Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO Consultant within the UK.

SEO Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

SEO Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO Consultant over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 within the UK.

SEO Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Consultant
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
England +12 15 £45,000 +30.43% 4
Kent - 8 £45,000 -
South East - 8 £45,000 -
London +36 6 £29,000 - 2
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Leeds - 1 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
City of London - 1 £30,500 -

SEO Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited SEO Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 49 (100.00%) SEO
2 38 (77.55%) Marketing
3 37 (75.51%) Analytics
4 28 (57.14%) Social Media
5 26 (53.06%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (51.02%) Project Management
7 20 (40.82%) Online Marketing
7 20 (40.82%) Time Management
8 15 (30.61%) HTML
9 14 (28.57%) Web Analytics
10 12 (24.49%) Google
10 12 (24.49%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (20.41%) Pay per click
11 10 (20.41%) Content Management
11 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
12 9 (18.37%) PHP
12 9 (18.37%) CSS
12 9 (18.37%) Google Analytics
13 8 (16.33%) Publishing
14 7 (14.29%) Finance
15 5 (10.20%) Advertising
15 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
15 5 (10.20%) Web Development
15 5 (10.20%) XML
15 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
15 5 (10.20%) MS Office
15 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
15 5 (10.20%) Technical Analysis
15 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
16 4 (8.16%) Line Management

SEO Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited SEO Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.12%) CMS
1 3 (6.12%) WordPress
1 3 (6.12%) Drupal
1 3 (6.12%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.12%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 38 (77.55%) Marketing
2 8 (16.33%) Publishing
3 7 (14.29%) Finance
4 5 (10.20%) Advertising
5 2 (4.08%) Games
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) HTML
2 9 (18.37%) CSS
3 5 (10.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (57.14%) Social Media
2 26 (53.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Blog
3 3 (6.12%) User Experience
3 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) SEO
2 37 (75.51%) Analytics
3 25 (51.02%) Project Management
4 20 (40.82%) Online Marketing
4 20 (40.82%) Time Management
5 14 (28.57%) Web Analytics
6 12 (24.49%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (20.41%) Pay per click
7 10 (20.41%) Content Management
8 5 (10.20%) Web Development
8 5 (10.20%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.16%) Line Management
9 4 (8.16%) Internet Marketing
10 3 (6.12%) Social Media Marketing
11 2 (4.08%) Migration
11 2 (4.08%) CRM
12 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
12 1 (2.04%) DNA
12 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.37%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) Python
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Google
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
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