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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Executive
Rank 912 896 886
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Executive 23 41 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.039% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.040% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 39
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £21,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £32,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016 within the UK.

SEO Executive Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Executive
Top 20 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 11 February 2016. 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 -1 20 £27,500 +14.58% 6
London -7 6 £29,000 +20.83% 2
Warwickshire - 6 - -
West Midlands - 6 - -
North West +23 4 £27,500 +14.58% 2
Cheshire +27 3 £27,500 -
Yorkshire +10 3 £20,000 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 3 £27,500 -
South Yorkshire +12 2 £20,000 - 1
Doncaster - 2 £20,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £31,000 -
Scotland - 2 £31,000 -
City of London +50 1 £29,000 +34.88% 1
Manchester +15 1 £22,500 -6.25% 2
South East +11 1 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Surrey +11 1 £31,500 +5.00%
Woking - 1 £31,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £24,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £22,500 -
Harrogate - 1 £24,500 -

SEO Executive
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 64 (100.00%) SEO
2 49 (76.56%) Analytics
3 48 (75.00%) Marketing
4 37 (57.81%) Google
5 35 (54.69%) Digital Marketing
6 30 (46.88%) Google Analytics
7 28 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (29.69%) AdWords
8 19 (29.69%) Pay per click
9 17 (26.56%) Social Media
10 16 (25.00%) HTML
11 13 (20.31%) Online Marketing
12 12 (18.75%) Search Engine Marketing
13 11 (17.19%) Blog
13 11 (17.19%) Link Building
13 11 (17.19%) CSS
13 11 (17.19%) Web Analytics
14 10 (15.63%) Time Management
15 9 (14.06%) Web Development
15 9 (14.06%) Internet
16 8 (12.50%) XHTML
16 8 (12.50%) Scrum
16 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
17 7 (10.94%) User Experience
17 7 (10.94%) Email Marketing
18 6 (9.38%) Magento
18 6 (9.38%) Web Design
19 5 (7.81%) Algorithms
20 4 (6.25%) Retail
20 4 (6.25%) Degree

SEO Executive
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (6.25%) CMS
1 4 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (46.88%) Google Analytics
2 19 (29.69%) AdWords
3 3 (4.69%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Big Data
General
1 48 (75.00%) Marketing
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) French Language
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) HTML
2 11 (17.19%) CSS
3 8 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (1.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (26.56%) Social Media
3 11 (17.19%) Blog
4 7 (10.94%) User Experience
5 5 (7.81%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.69%) Copywriting
7 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.13%) Social Network
8 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.56%) W3C
8 1 (1.56%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) SEO
2 49 (76.56%) Analytics
3 35 (54.69%) Digital Marketing
4 19 (29.69%) Pay per click
5 13 (20.31%) Online Marketing
6 12 (18.75%) Search Engine Marketing
7 11 (17.19%) Link Building
7 11 (17.19%) Web Analytics
8 10 (15.63%) Time Management
9 9 (14.06%) Web Development
10 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 8 (12.50%) Scrum
11 7 (10.94%) Email Marketing
12 6 (9.38%) Web Design
13 4 (6.25%) Campaign Management
13 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
13 4 (6.25%) Social Media Marketing
14 3 (4.69%) Content Management
14 3 (4.69%) Marketing Strategy
14 3 (4.69%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 37 (57.81%) Google
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Twitter
3 2 (3.13%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.56%) Capita
4 1 (1.56%) Facebook
4 1 (1.56%) PayPal
4 1 (1.56%) Sony
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