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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Executive
Rank 866 892 848
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -44
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Executive 36 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.039% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.041% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 31
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -13.33%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram

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

SEO Executive Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Executive
Top 23 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 3 July 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 +13 36 £27,500 +14.58% 8
London +20 12 £27,500 +22.22% 3
South East +19 8 £25,000 - 1
West Midlands -4 7 £34,500 +72.50% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 7 £34,500 -
Staffordshire - 7 £34,500 -
City of London +32 5 £30,000 +33.33%
Hampshire - 5 £25,250 - 1
Manchester -8 4 £24,000 -7.69% 1
North West -24 4 £24,000 - 2
Yorkshire +4 3 £26,000 -13.33%
Leeds - 3 £26,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £26,000 -
Cobham - 2 £26,250 -
Surrey - 2 £26,250 -
Berkshire -5 1 £23,500 -
South West -8 1 £20,000 -27.27%
Cornwall - 1 £20,000 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £23,500 -
Southampton - 1 £37,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

SEO Executive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 74 (100.00%) SEO
2 54 (72.97%) Marketing
3 52 (70.27%) Google
4 48 (64.86%) Social Media
5 30 (40.54%) Digital Marketing
5 30 (40.54%) Analytics
6 28 (37.84%) E-Commerce
7 25 (33.78%) HTML
8 19 (25.68%) CSS
8 19 (25.68%) Project Management
9 18 (24.32%) Degree
10 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
11 15 (20.27%) Time Management
11 15 (20.27%) Google Analytics
12 14 (18.92%) Pay per click
13 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (16.22%) Online Marketing
15 10 (13.51%) Internet
16 9 (12.16%) Blog
17 8 (10.81%) Web Analytics
17 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
17 8 (10.81%) Finance
17 8 (10.81%) Advertising
17 8 (10.81%) XML
17 8 (10.81%) User Experience
17 8 (10.81%) Marketing Strategy
18 7 (9.46%) CMS
18 7 (9.46%) MS PowerPoint
18 7 (9.46%) Internet Marketing
19 6 (8.11%) Yahoo!

SEO Executive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (9.46%) CMS
2 3 (4.05%) CoreMedia CMS
3 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.27%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.05%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
General
1 54 (72.97%) Marketing
2 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Advertising
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.70%) Publishing
4 2 (2.70%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.78%) HTML
2 19 (25.68%) CSS
3 8 (10.81%) XML
4 3 (4.05%) JSP
4 3 (4.05%) HTML5
5 1 (1.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 48 (64.86%) Social Media
2 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.16%) Blog
4 8 (10.81%) User Experience
5 5 (6.76%) Digital Media
5 5 (6.76%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.05%) Social Network
7 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.35%) W3C
8 1 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (100.00%) SEO
2 30 (40.54%) Digital Marketing
2 30 (40.54%) Analytics
3 28 (37.84%) E-Commerce
4 19 (25.68%) Project Management
5 15 (20.27%) Time Management
6 14 (18.92%) Pay per click
7 12 (16.22%) Online Marketing
8 8 (10.81%) Marketing Strategy
8 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
8 8 (10.81%) Web Analytics
9 7 (9.46%) Internet Marketing
10 5 (6.76%) Competitor Analysis
10 5 (6.76%) B2B
10 5 (6.76%) B2C
11 3 (4.05%) Web Design
11 3 (4.05%) Web Development
11 3 (4.05%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (2.70%) Business Development
12 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.05%) PHP
3 2 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 52 (70.27%) Google
2 6 (8.11%) Facebook
2 6 (8.11%) Yahoo!
3 5 (6.76%) Twitter
4 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.05%) Omniture
6 1 (1.35%) Apple
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