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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Consultant
Rank 888 925 876
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -49
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Consultant 10 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.002% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £30,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £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 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 3 August 2015 within the UK.

SEO Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Consultant
Top 11 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 3 August 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
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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 +29 10 £30,000 - 5
Yorkshire - 6 £23,750 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £22,500 -
Leeds - 5 £22,500 -
London - 3 £30,000 -
City of London - 2 £30,000 -
North West -2 1 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Knutsford - 1 £32,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £25,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -

SEO Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 17 (100.00%) SEO
2 15 (88.24%) Marketing
3 11 (64.71%) Google
4 10 (58.82%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (41.18%) Analytics
6 6 (35.29%) Pay per click
7 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) Google Analytics
8 4 (23.53%) Market Research
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) MS Office
8 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) Internet
9 3 (17.65%) Competitor Analysis
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) Retail
10 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (11.76%) Content Management
10 2 (11.76%) CSS
10 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
11 1 (5.88%) PHP
11 1 (5.88%) Project Management
11 1 (5.88%) DNA
11 1 (5.88%) Ajax
11 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
11 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
11 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
11 1 (5.88%) Social Media

SEO Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
General
1 15 (88.24%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) SEO
2 10 (58.82%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (41.18%) Analytics
4 6 (35.29%) Pay per click
5 4 (23.53%) Market Research
6 3 (17.65%) Competitor Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Content Management
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) DNA
8 1 (5.88%) Project Management
8 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Google
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
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