The table below looks at the statistics for the SEO Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Manager
Rank 857 889 832
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -57
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 35 40 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.034% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.036% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 28
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £50,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -1.61%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SEO Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SEO Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SEO Manager
Salary Trend

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

SEO Manager Salary Trend in the UK

SEO Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO Manager over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

SEO Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 34 £36,000 +2.85% 7
London +20 10 £37,500 -6.25% 4
North West -3 5 £27,500 -31.25%
Macclesfield - 5 £27,500 -
Cheshire - 5 £27,500 -
East of England +6 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire +4 4 £31,500 - 3
Hertfordshire - 4 £40,000 -
Leeds +17 3 £34,250 - 2
West Yorkshire +11 3 £34,250 - 2
South East +2 3 £20,000 -37.00%
South West -15 3 £28,000 -
Bristol -15 3 £28,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £20,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £42,000 -
City of London +25 2 £36,500 +10.60% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £20,000 -
Loughborough - 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 2 £38,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £37,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Southam - 2 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
East Yorkshire +5 1 £31,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £42,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £40,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £42,000 -
Slough - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £33,000 -

SEO Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited SEO Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 71 (100.00%) SEO
2 62 (87.32%) Marketing
3 36 (50.70%) Analytics
4 29 (40.85%) Google
5 25 (35.21%) Google Analytics
6 24 (33.80%) Digital Marketing
7 23 (32.39%) Social Media
8 16 (22.54%) HTML
9 15 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (18.31%) Advertising
10 13 (18.31%) Pay per click
11 12 (16.90%) CSS
11 12 (16.90%) Algorithms
12 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
13 9 (12.68%) User Experience
14 8 (11.27%) Online Marketing
14 8 (11.27%) Smartphone
14 8 (11.27%) Internet
14 8 (11.27%) Broadband
15 7 (9.86%) Finance
15 7 (9.86%) Retail
15 7 (9.86%) Link Building
16 6 (8.45%) Customer Engagement
16 6 (8.45%) Web Analytics
16 6 (8.45%) Blog
16 6 (8.45%) Degree
16 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
17 5 (7.04%) PHP
17 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
17 5 (7.04%) Time Management

SEO Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited SEO Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.04%) CMS
2 3 (4.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
2 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (35.21%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.23%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) Broadband
1 8 (11.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
General
1 62 (87.32%) Marketing
2 13 (18.31%) Advertising
3 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
4 7 (9.86%) Finance
4 7 (9.86%) Retail
5 3 (4.23%) Law
5 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.82%) Electronics
7 1 (1.41%) Publishing
7 1 (1.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.54%) HTML
2 12 (16.90%) CSS
3 4 (5.63%) XML
3 4 (5.63%) XHTML
3 4 (5.63%) GWT
4 3 (4.23%) jQuery
5 1 (1.41%) HTML5
5 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) Social Media
2 15 (21.13%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (16.90%) Algorithms
4 9 (12.68%) User Experience
5 8 (11.27%) Smartphone
6 6 (8.45%) Blog
7 3 (4.23%) Statistics
7 3 (4.23%) Digital Media
7 3 (4.23%) Copywriting
8 2 (2.82%) DTV
9 1 (1.41%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (100.00%) SEO
2 36 (50.70%) Analytics
3 24 (33.80%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (18.31%) Pay per click
5 8 (11.27%) Online Marketing
6 7 (9.86%) Link Building
7 6 (8.45%) Web Analytics
7 6 (8.45%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (7.04%) Time Management
8 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.23%) Content Management
10 3 (4.23%) Project Management
10 3 (4.23%) Web Usability
11 2 (2.82%) Business Development
11 2 (2.82%) Marketing Strategy
11 2 (2.82%) Social Media Marketing
11 2 (2.82%) Marketing Analytics
11 2 (2.82%) Competitor Analysis
11 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.04%) PHP
3 4 (5.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) TeamSite
1 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) Google
2 3 (4.23%) Facebook
2 3 (4.23%) Twitter
2 3 (4.23%) Adobe
3 2 (2.82%) Omniture
3 2 (2.82%) Yahoo!
3 2 (2.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
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