The table below looks at the statistics for the SEO Executive role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO Executive in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Executive
Rank 852 841 843
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Executive 38 64 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.057% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.060% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 11 37 35
Average salary £23,000 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £22,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -30.76%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
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 £27,000 £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 Executive
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SEO Executive Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SEO Executive
Salary Trend

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

SEO Executive Salary Trend in the UK

SEO Executive
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO Executive within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 -9 38 £23,000 -4.16% 5
Yorkshire +11 17 - -
West Yorkshire - 17 - -
Leeds - 17 - -
South West -17 8 £23,000 -16.36%
Bournemouth - 5 £24,000 -
Dorset - 5 £24,000 -
London -15 4 £21,500 -17.30% 2
South East +3 3 £28,000 - 1
North West -2 3 - - 2
Cornwall -7 3 £20,000 -4.76%
Hampshire - 3 £28,000 - 1
East Midlands +17 2 £23,000 -23.33%
Manchester -4 2 - - 1
Kettering - 2 £23,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £23,000 -
East of England +14 1 £27,500 -
City of London +4 1 £21,500 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £27,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £27,500 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1

SEO Executive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited SEO Executive 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 Executive in their job title.

1 84 (100.00%) SEO
2 64 (76.19%) Google
3 49 (58.33%) Marketing
4 40 (47.62%) Social Media
5 31 (36.90%) HTML
6 29 (34.52%) E-Commerce
6 29 (34.52%) Analytics
7 20 (23.81%) CSS
7 20 (23.81%) Pay per click
8 19 (22.62%) Google Analytics
9 18 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
9 18 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (20.24%) Project Management
11 16 (19.05%) Advertising
11 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
12 15 (17.86%) Online Marketing
13 14 (16.67%) CMS
14 13 (15.48%) Algorithms
15 9 (10.71%) Marketing Strategy
15 9 (10.71%) Competitor Analysis
15 9 (10.71%) Omniture
16 8 (9.52%) CoreMedia CMS
16 8 (9.52%) HTML5
16 8 (9.52%) Copywriting
16 8 (9.52%) Finance
16 8 (9.52%) SiteCatalyst
16 8 (9.52%) Facebook
16 8 (9.52%) Twitter
16 8 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
17 7 (8.33%) Yahoo!

SEO Executive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited SEO Executive 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 Executive in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (16.67%) CMS
2 8 (9.52%) CoreMedia CMS
3 3 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (22.62%) Google Analytics
2 8 (9.52%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (2.38%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
General
1 49 (58.33%) Marketing
2 16 (19.05%) Advertising
3 8 (9.52%) Finance
4 6 (7.14%) Retail
5 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.76%) German Language
7 1 (1.19%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.90%) HTML
2 20 (23.81%) CSS
3 8 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (47.62%) Social Media
2 18 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (15.48%) Algorithms
4 8 (9.52%) Copywriting
5 5 (5.95%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.38%) W3C
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) Blog
7 1 (1.19%) RIA
7 1 (1.19%) Statistics
7 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.19%) New Media
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) SEO
2 29 (34.52%) E-Commerce
2 29 (34.52%) Analytics
3 20 (23.81%) Pay per click
4 18 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
5 17 (20.24%) Project Management
6 15 (17.86%) Online Marketing
7 9 (10.71%) Competitor Analysis
7 9 (10.71%) Marketing Strategy
8 8 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (5.95%) B2B
9 5 (5.95%) B2C
10 4 (4.76%) Web Analytics
10 4 (4.76%) Web Design
10 4 (4.76%) Time Management
11 3 (3.57%) Market Research
12 2 (2.38%) Technical Analysis
12 2 (2.38%) Business Development
12 2 (2.38%) Internet Marketing
12 2 (2.38%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.76%) PHP
3 2 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 64 (76.19%) Google
2 9 (10.71%) Omniture
3 8 (9.52%) Facebook
3 8 (9.52%) Twitter
4 7 (8.33%) Yahoo!
5 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.57%) Endeca
6 3 (3.57%) EPiServer
6 3 (3.57%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.57%) hybris
7 1 (1.19%) Apple
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