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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Manager
Rank 849 892 828
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -64
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 53 46 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.039% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.041% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 41
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £28,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £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 3 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 3 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 +26 49 £33,750 -0.73% 8
London +16 19 £35,000 -6.66% 3
South East +22 10 £20,000 -38.46%
Berkshire - 10 £20,000 -
Maidenhead - 9 £20,000 -
City of London +37 7 £36,500 +10.60%
North West -1 7 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Macclesfield - 5 £27,500 -
Cheshire - 5 £27,500 -
South West -4 4 £28,000 -
Scotland - 4 £34,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £34,000 -
East of England +8 3 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Bristol -21 3 £28,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £40,000 - 2
Leeds +4 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire +3 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Manchester -2 2 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Yorkshire -7 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands - 2 £42,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £37,500 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £38,000 -
Southam - 2 £37,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £40,000 -
Slough - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £42,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £30,000 -
Northampton - 1 £42,000 -

SEO Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 77 (100.00%) SEO
2 68 (88.31%) Marketing
3 42 (54.55%) Analytics
4 32 (41.56%) Social Media
5 30 (38.96%) Google
6 26 (33.77%) Google Analytics
7 24 (31.17%) Digital Marketing
8 23 (29.87%) Pay per click
8 23 (29.87%) HTML
9 18 (23.38%) CSS
10 17 (22.08%) Online Marketing
10 17 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (16.88%) Advertising
12 12 (15.58%) XHTML
12 12 (15.58%) Java
12 12 (15.58%) PHP
12 12 (15.58%) GWT
12 12 (15.58%) Retail
13 11 (14.29%) Statistics
13 11 (14.29%) Web Usability
13 11 (14.29%) jQuery
13 11 (14.29%) MySQL
14 10 (12.99%) Telecoms
14 10 (12.99%) Algorithms
15 9 (11.69%) User Experience
16 8 (10.39%) Smartphone
16 8 (10.39%) Broadband
16 8 (10.39%) Internet
17 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
17 7 (9.09%) Link Building

SEO Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 4 (5.19%) CMS
2 2 (2.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (33.77%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.90%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Broadband
1 8 (10.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) JIRA
General
1 68 (88.31%) Marketing
2 13 (16.88%) Advertising
3 12 (15.58%) Retail
4 10 (12.99%) Telecoms
5 6 (7.79%) Finance
6 3 (3.90%) Law
7 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.60%) Electronics
8 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.87%) HTML
2 18 (23.38%) CSS
3 12 (15.58%) XHTML
3 12 (15.58%) GWT
4 11 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (3.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (41.56%) Social Media
2 17 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.29%) Statistics
4 10 (12.99%) Algorithms
5 9 (11.69%) User Experience
6 8 (10.39%) Smartphone
7 5 (6.49%) Blog
8 4 (5.19%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.60%) Copywriting
9 2 (2.60%) DTV
10 1 (1.30%) Graphic Design
10 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) SEO
2 42 (54.55%) Analytics
3 24 (31.17%) Digital Marketing
4 23 (29.87%) Pay per click
5 17 (22.08%) Online Marketing
6 11 (14.29%) Web Usability
7 7 (9.09%) Link Building
8 6 (7.79%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.49%) Web Development
9 5 (6.49%) Web Analytics
9 5 (6.49%) Coaching
10 4 (5.19%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (5.19%) Time Management
11 3 (3.90%) Project Management
11 3 (3.90%) Competitor Analysis
11 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (2.60%) Content Management
12 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (2.60%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) Java
1 12 (15.58%) PHP
2 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 30 (38.96%) Google
2 6 (7.79%) Facebook
2 6 (7.79%) Twitter
3 4 (5.19%) Yahoo!
4 3 (3.90%) Adobe
5 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) Omniture
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