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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Manager
Rank 869 904 831
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -73
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 34 36 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.030% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.032% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 44
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £29,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £27,000 £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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

SEO Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Manager
Top 18 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 17 April 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 +28 31 £30,000 -7.69% 6
London +24 19 £44,500 +27.14% 4
City of London +30 4 - - 1
South East -2 4 £20,000 -54.54% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £20,000 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £20,000 - 1
North West -3 3 £35,000 +7.69%
South West -13 3 £30,000 +3.44%
Scotland - 3 £35,000 - 1
Cornwall - 3 £30,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +5 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +3 2 - - 1
Leeds +3 2 - - 1
Manchester 0 2 £35,000 +3.70%
Cheshire +5 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Warrington - 1 £35,000 -
Bolton - 1 - -

SEO Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 94 (100.00%) SEO
2 83 (88.30%) Marketing
3 52 (55.32%) Social Media
4 46 (48.94%) Analytics
5 43 (45.74%) Google
6 42 (44.68%) HTML
6 42 (44.68%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (40.43%) Pay per click
8 34 (36.17%) CSS
9 26 (27.66%) E-Commerce
9 26 (27.66%) Online Marketing
9 26 (27.66%) Digital Marketing
10 24 (25.53%) jQuery
10 24 (25.53%) Google Analytics
11 22 (23.40%) GWT
11 22 (23.40%) Web Usability
11 22 (23.40%) Statistics
11 22 (23.40%) XHTML
11 22 (23.40%) MySQL
11 22 (23.40%) Java
11 22 (23.40%) PHP
12 18 (19.15%) CMS
13 17 (18.09%) Advertising
14 14 (14.89%) Retail
15 13 (13.83%) Web Development
16 11 (11.70%) Competitor Analysis
16 11 (11.70%) Facebook
16 11 (11.70%) Twitter
17 10 (10.64%) Project Management
18 9 (9.57%) Coaching

SEO Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (19.15%) CMS
2 8 (8.51%) WordPress
3 1 (1.06%) TeamSite
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (25.53%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.19%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) Symposium
2 4 (4.26%) Internet
2 4 (4.26%) Broadband
3 2 (2.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) JIRA
General
1 83 (88.30%) Marketing
2 17 (18.09%) Advertising
3 14 (14.89%) Retail
4 8 (8.51%) Finance
5 5 (5.32%) Games
6 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.26%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (44.68%) HTML
2 34 (36.17%) CSS
3 24 (25.53%) jQuery
4 22 (23.40%) XHTML
4 22 (23.40%) GWT
5 2 (2.13%) XML
5 2 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 52 (55.32%) Social Media
2 42 (44.68%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (23.40%) Statistics
4 7 (7.45%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.32%) Blog
6 4 (4.26%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.26%) User Experience
6 4 (4.26%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.13%) Copywriting
8 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (100.00%) SEO
2 46 (48.94%) Analytics
3 38 (40.43%) Pay per click
4 26 (27.66%) Digital Marketing
4 26 (27.66%) E-Commerce
4 26 (27.66%) Online Marketing
5 22 (23.40%) Web Usability
6 13 (13.83%) Web Development
7 11 (11.70%) Competitor Analysis
8 10 (10.64%) Project Management
9 9 (9.57%) Coaching
10 8 (8.51%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (4.26%) Link Building
11 4 (4.26%) Customer Engagement
12 2 (2.13%) Time Management
12 2 (2.13%) Web Analytics
12 2 (2.13%) Marketing Strategy
13 1 (1.06%) Social Media Marketing
13 1 (1.06%) Responsive Web Design
13 1 (1.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) Java
1 22 (23.40%) PHP
2 6 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 43 (45.74%) Google
2 11 (11.70%) Facebook
2 11 (11.70%) Twitter
3 5 (5.32%) Yahoo!
4 3 (3.19%) Adobe
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