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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Consultant
Rank 898 920 884
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Consultant 4 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.004% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Average salary £27,750 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 2 September 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 +25 4 £27,750 -7.50% 3
South East - 2 £27,750 - 1
London +8 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Reading - 1 £28,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £27,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £25,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £28,500 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £27,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 - 1

SEO Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 18 (100.00%) SEO
2 16 (88.89%) Marketing
3 13 (72.22%) Google
4 11 (61.11%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (44.44%) Analytics
6 7 (38.89%) Google Analytics
7 6 (33.33%) Pay per click
8 5 (27.78%) HTML
9 4 (22.22%) MS Office
9 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 4 (22.22%) Internet
9 4 (22.22%) Market Research
9 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
10 3 (16.67%) Finance
10 3 (16.67%) Retail
11 2 (11.11%) Content Management
11 2 (11.11%) CSS
11 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
12 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
12 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
12 1 (5.56%) Ajax
12 1 (5.56%) Advertising
12 1 (5.56%) CMS
12 1 (5.56%) Degree
12 1 (5.56%) Social Media
12 1 (5.56%) Blog

SEO Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
General
1 16 (88.89%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Blog
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) SEO
2 11 (61.11%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (44.44%) Analytics
4 6 (33.33%) Pay per click
5 4 (22.22%) Market Research
6 3 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Content Management
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Google
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
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