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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Executive
Rank 833 869 850
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Executive 39 55 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.046% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.049% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 27
Average salary £24,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £27,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.72% -21.42%

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
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 24 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 6 May 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 +6 39 £24,000 -7.69% 5
Yorkshire +17 17 - -
Leeds - 17 - -
West Yorkshire - 17 - -
South West -9 7 £22,000 -20.00%
South East +14 5 £24,000 -
London +7 4 £30,000 +15.38% 3
Cornwall - 4 £20,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £23,000 -
Manchester +10 3 - -
North West -3 3 - - 1
Bournemouth - 3 £24,000 -
Dorset - 3 £24,000 -
City of London +26 2 £25,750 +14.44%
East Midlands - 2 - -
East of England +15 1 £27,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £27,500 -
Surrey - 1 £25,000 -
Cobham - 1 £25,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £27,500 -
Kettering - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -

SEO Executive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 76 (100.00%) SEO
2 55 (72.37%) Google
3 52 (68.42%) Marketing
4 40 (52.63%) Social Media
5 29 (38.16%) E-Commerce
6 28 (36.84%) HTML
7 26 (34.21%) Analytics
8 25 (32.89%) Digital Marketing
9 18 (23.68%) CSS
10 17 (22.37%) Project Management
10 17 (22.37%) Google Analytics
11 16 (21.05%) Pay per click
11 16 (21.05%) Advertising
12 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
13 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (14.47%) Online Marketing
15 9 (11.84%) CMS
15 9 (11.84%) Algorithms
15 9 (11.84%) Marketing Strategy
16 8 (10.53%) Finance
16 8 (10.53%) Degree
17 7 (9.21%) CoreMedia CMS
17 7 (9.21%) Omniture
17 7 (9.21%) Yahoo!
17 7 (9.21%) HTML5
17 7 (9.21%) Adobe Analytics
17 7 (9.21%) Facebook
17 7 (9.21%) Twitter
17 7 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
18 6 (7.89%) Time Management

SEO Executive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 9 (11.84%) CMS
2 7 (9.21%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.37%) Google Analytics
2 7 (9.21%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
General
1 52 (68.42%) Marketing
2 16 (21.05%) Advertising
3 8 (10.53%) Finance
4 6 (7.89%) Retail
5 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.95%) German Language
7 1 (1.32%) Russian Language
7 1 (1.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (36.84%) HTML
2 18 (23.68%) CSS
3 7 (9.21%) HTML5
4 3 (3.95%) JSP
5 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (52.63%) Social Media
2 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.84%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.89%) Copywriting
5 5 (6.58%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.63%) Blog
6 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) RIA
7 1 (1.32%) User Experience
7 1 (1.32%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (100.00%) SEO
2 29 (38.16%) E-Commerce
3 26 (34.21%) Analytics
4 25 (32.89%) Digital Marketing
5 17 (22.37%) Project Management
6 16 (21.05%) Pay per click
7 11 (14.47%) Online Marketing
8 9 (11.84%) Marketing Strategy
9 7 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (7.89%) Time Management
10 6 (7.89%) Competitor Analysis
11 5 (6.58%) Web Design
11 5 (6.58%) B2B
11 5 (6.58%) B2C
12 3 (3.95%) Internet Marketing
13 2 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
13 2 (2.63%) CRM
13 2 (2.63%) Web Analytics
13 2 (2.63%) Content Management
13 2 (2.63%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.58%) PHP
3 2 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 55 (72.37%) Google
2 7 (9.21%) Facebook
2 7 (9.21%) Twitter
2 7 (9.21%) Omniture
2 7 (9.21%) Yahoo!
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.32%) Apple
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