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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Manager
Rank 855 834 852
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 39 46 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.043% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.045% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 50
Average salary £36,250 £31,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.93% -24.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,300 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +7.14%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014 within the UK.

SEO Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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 -58 39 £36,250 +18.85% 3
London -3 15 £41,250 -8.33% 2
South West -17 9 £28,000 -6.66%
Bristol +4 7 £28,000 -13.84%
City of London - 5 £33,000 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 - 1
East of England - 4 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -34 3 - -
Luton - 3 £50,000 -
Manchester -14 2 £40,000 +29.03%
North West -18 2 £40,000 +29.03%
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Salford - 2 £40,000 -
East Sussex -29 1 £31,000 +16.98%
Brighton -30 1 £31,000 +9.73%
South East -31 1 £31,000 -31.11%
Somerset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £27,500 -
Bath - 1 - -
Hull - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £27,500 -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -

SEO Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 80 (100.00%) SEO
2 60 (75.00%) Marketing
3 38 (47.50%) Analytics
4 35 (43.75%) Pay per click
5 29 (36.25%) Digital Marketing
6 28 (35.00%) Social Media
7 27 (33.75%) Google
7 27 (33.75%) HTML
8 25 (31.25%) E-Commerce
9 19 (23.75%) Link Building
10 13 (16.25%) CSS
10 13 (16.25%) Google Analytics
11 12 (15.00%) Web Analytics
12 11 (13.75%) Advertising
12 11 (13.75%) Digital Media
13 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 9 (11.25%) Web Development
15 8 (10.00%) Retail
15 8 (10.00%) CMS
15 8 (10.00%) Online Marketing
16 7 (8.75%) Twitter
16 7 (8.75%) Finance
17 6 (7.50%) Yahoo!
17 6 (7.50%) Facebook
17 6 (7.50%) Information Architecture
17 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
18 5 (6.25%) Search Engine Marketing
18 5 (6.25%) Degree
18 5 (6.25%) Content Management
18 5 (6.25%) B2C

SEO Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 8 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) Drupal
2 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) HTTP
General
1 60 (75.00%) Marketing
2 11 (13.75%) Advertising
3 8 (10.00%) Retail
4 7 (8.75%) Finance
5 2 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.75%) HTML
2 13 (16.25%) CSS
3 1 (1.25%) Ajax
3 1 (1.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) Social Media
2 11 (13.75%) Digital Media
3 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) Online Games
4 1 (1.25%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.25%) Tandem
4 1 (1.25%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) SEO
2 38 (47.50%) Analytics
3 35 (43.75%) Pay per click
4 29 (36.25%) Digital Marketing
5 25 (31.25%) E-Commerce
6 19 (23.75%) Link Building
7 12 (15.00%) Web Analytics
8 9 (11.25%) Web Development
9 8 (10.00%) Online Marketing
10 6 (7.50%) Information Architecture
11 5 (6.25%) Search Engine Marketing
11 5 (6.25%) B2C
11 5 (6.25%) Content Management
12 3 (3.75%) Data Analysis
12 3 (3.75%) B2B
13 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (2.50%) Market Research
14 1 (1.25%) CRM
14 1 (1.25%) Project Management
14 1 (1.25%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.50%) PHP
3 1 (1.25%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) Google
2 7 (8.75%) Twitter
3 6 (7.50%) Yahoo!
3 6 (7.50%) Facebook
4 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.25%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.25%) Hitwise
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