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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Manager
Rank 824 854 867
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 56 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.023% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.024% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 15
Average salary £34,000 £33,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.25% +2.30%
UK excluding London average salary £28,750 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -15.38%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

SEO Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Manager
Top 19 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 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +29 56 £34,000 +2.25% 7
London +20 38 £44,750 +9.14% 3
City of London - 11 £54,500 - 1
North West -8 7 £27,500 -8.33%
Manchester -10 7 £27,500 -8.33%
Hounslow - 7 - -
South East -11 4 £32,000 +16.36% 2
East of England - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Surrey -3 2 - -
West Yorkshire -4 2 £30,000 - 1
East Sussex -6 2 £32,000 -1.53%
Leeds -9 2 £30,000 - 1
Guildford -17 2 - -
Yorkshire -22 2 £30,000 - 1
Bolton - 2 £27,500 -
Brighton -7 1 £33,000 +1.53%
West Midlands -16 1 £27,500 -19.11%
Warwickshire - 1 £27,500 -

SEO Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 95 (100.00%) SEO
2 75 (78.95%) Marketing
3 47 (49.47%) Pay per click
4 45 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (46.32%) Google
6 43 (45.26%) Social Media
7 39 (41.05%) HTML
8 38 (40.00%) Analytics
9 32 (33.68%) CSS
9 32 (33.68%) Digital Marketing
10 31 (32.63%) E-Commerce
11 20 (21.05%) Online Marketing
12 17 (17.89%) CMS
12 17 (17.89%) jQuery
13 16 (16.84%) PHP
13 16 (16.84%) Google Analytics
14 15 (15.79%) Java
14 15 (15.79%) MySQL
14 15 (15.79%) XHTML
14 15 (15.79%) Advertising
14 15 (15.79%) Statistics
14 15 (15.79%) Web Development
14 15 (15.79%) GWT
14 15 (15.79%) Web Usability
15 11 (11.58%) Retail
16 10 (10.53%) Facebook
16 10 (10.53%) Twitter
17 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
17 9 (9.47%) JIRA
17 9 (9.47%) WordPress

SEO Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (17.89%) CMS
2 9 (9.47%) WordPress
3 1 (1.05%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (16.84%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) Symposium
2 2 (2.11%) SMS
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) JIRA
General
1 75 (78.95%) Marketing
2 15 (15.79%) Advertising
3 11 (11.58%) Retail
4 6 (6.32%) Games
5 4 (4.21%) Finance
5 4 (4.21%) iGaming
6 1 (1.05%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.05%) HTML
2 32 (33.68%) CSS
3 17 (17.89%) jQuery
4 15 (15.79%) XHTML
4 15 (15.79%) GWT
5 2 (2.11%) HTML5
6 1 (1.05%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (45.26%) Social Media
3 15 (15.79%) Statistics
4 7 (7.37%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.26%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.11%) User Experience
7 1 (1.05%) Photography
7 1 (1.05%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (100.00%) SEO
2 47 (49.47%) Pay per click
3 38 (40.00%) Analytics
4 32 (33.68%) Digital Marketing
5 31 (32.63%) E-Commerce
6 20 (21.05%) Online Marketing
7 15 (15.79%) Web Usability
7 15 (15.79%) Web Development
8 9 (9.47%) Performance Analysis
8 9 (9.47%) Coaching
9 8 (8.42%) Link Building
9 8 (8.42%) Project Management
9 8 (8.42%) Competitor Analysis
10 5 (5.26%) Web Analytics
11 2 (2.11%) Search Engine Marketing
11 2 (2.11%) Data Analysis
12 1 (1.05%) Campaign Management
12 1 (1.05%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.05%) Time Management
12 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.84%) PHP
2 15 (15.79%) Java
3 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Degree
Vendors
1 44 (46.32%) Google
2 10 (10.53%) Facebook
2 10 (10.53%) Twitter
3 5 (5.26%) Yahoo!
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.05%) ION Trading
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Media
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Avis Budget
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
House of Fraser
Salary: £40,000 - £49,000
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Ecom Recruitment
Posted: 24 days ago