The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had SEO Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Consultant
Rank 910 941 972
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Consultant 5 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.014% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.014% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 5
Median salary £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £27,750 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -17.77%

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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SEO Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured SEO Consultant in the job title.

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
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 5 £27,500 -3.50% 1
London +42 2 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Yorkshire +32 2 £26,750 +7.00%
Leeds +28 1 £26,500 -
West Yorkshire +20 1 £26,500 -
South Yorkshire +8 1 £27,000 +8.00%
City of London - 1 £27,500 -
Doncaster - 1 £27,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £29,500 -
East of England - 1 £29,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £29,500 -

SEO Consultant Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, SEO Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring SEO Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) SEO
2 10 (90.91%) Marketing
3 7 (63.64%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (45.45%) Google Analytics
4 5 (45.45%) Analytics
4 5 (45.45%) Google
5 4 (36.36%) Pay per click
5 4 (36.36%) Advertising
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 4 (36.36%) Link Building
6 3 (27.27%) Internet Marketing
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
7 2 (18.18%) Social Media
8 1 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
8 1 (9.09%) Analytics IQ
8 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (9.09%) User Experience
8 1 (9.09%) Marketing Strategy
8 1 (9.09%) Market Research
8 1 (9.09%) Time Management
8 1 (9.09%) Blog
8 1 (9.09%) Search Engine Marketing
8 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 1 (9.09%) CSS
8 1 (9.09%) Competitor Analysis

SEO Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
General
1 10 (90.91%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Blog
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) SEO
2 7 (63.64%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Link Building
4 4 (36.36%) Pay per click
5 3 (27.27%) Internet Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (9.09%) Competitor Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Market Research
6 1 (9.09%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) Search Engine Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Analytics IQ
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Google