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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Executive
Rank 861 859 849
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Executive 39 51 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.044% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.047% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 34
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £28,500 £37,350
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

SEO Executive Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Executive
Top 22 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 31 August 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 +3 39 £25,000 +4.16% 7
London -4 16 £27,500 -3.50% 2
South East +19 8 £22,500 -15.09% 1
Hampshire +31 7 £21,750 -17.92% 1
North West -6 7 £22,500 -6.25% 2
Manchester -2 6 £22,000 -9.27% 2
Leeds - 6 £26,750 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £26,750 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £27,500 - 2
Southampton - 4 £21,000 -
City of London +15 2 £23,500 -17.54% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £27,500 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £27,000 -
Bury - 2 £20,000 - 1
Harrogate - 2 £27,500 - 1
Lancaster - 1 £22,500 -
Newbury - 1 £23,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £34,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £23,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £22,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £19,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £34,500 -

SEO Executive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 80 (100.00%) SEO
2 63 (78.75%) Marketing
3 44 (55.00%) Digital Marketing
4 42 (52.50%) Social Media
5 38 (47.50%) Google
6 32 (40.00%) Analytics
7 27 (33.75%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (28.75%) Time Management
9 20 (25.00%) Degree
9 20 (25.00%) HTML
9 20 (25.00%) E-Commerce
10 18 (22.50%) Blog
11 17 (21.25%) Online Marketing
12 16 (20.00%) Pay per click
13 15 (18.75%) Web Analytics
14 14 (17.50%) CSS
14 14 (17.50%) Project Management
15 12 (15.00%) Google Analytics
15 12 (15.00%) Internet
16 10 (12.50%) Finance
17 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
18 8 (10.00%) XML
18 8 (10.00%) Data Analysis
18 8 (10.00%) Algorithms
18 8 (10.00%) User Experience
19 7 (8.75%) Multimedia
19 7 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
19 7 (8.75%) Internet Marketing
19 7 (8.75%) Social Network
20 5 (6.25%) Search Engine Marketing

SEO Executive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (5.00%) CMS
1 4 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
General
1 63 (78.75%) Marketing
2 10 (12.50%) Finance
3 7 (8.75%) Multimedia
4 5 (6.25%) Retail
4 5 (6.25%) Advertising
5 2 (2.50%) Publishing
5 2 (2.50%) Law
6 1 (1.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) HTML
2 14 (17.50%) CSS
3 8 (10.00%) XML
4 3 (3.75%) JSP
5 2 (2.50%) XHTML
6 1 (1.25%) Ajax
6 1 (1.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (52.50%) Social Media
2 27 (33.75%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (22.50%) Blog
4 8 (10.00%) User Experience
4 8 (10.00%) Algorithms
5 7 (8.75%) Social Network
6 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.25%) W3C
8 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.25%) Xbox
8 1 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) SEO
2 44 (55.00%) Digital Marketing
3 32 (40.00%) Analytics
4 23 (28.75%) Time Management
5 20 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 17 (21.25%) Online Marketing
7 16 (20.00%) Pay per click
8 15 (18.75%) Web Analytics
9 14 (17.50%) Project Management
10 8 (10.00%) Data Analysis
11 7 (8.75%) Internet Marketing
12 5 (6.25%) Web Development
12 5 (6.25%) Search Engine Marketing
12 5 (6.25%) Email Marketing
13 4 (5.00%) Competitor Analysis
13 4 (5.00%) Campaign Management
13 4 (5.00%) Social Media Marketing
14 3 (3.75%) Usability Testing
14 3 (3.75%) Content Management
15 2 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 38 (47.50%) Google
2 5 (6.25%) Facebook
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.75%) Twitter
5 2 (2.50%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.25%) Apple
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