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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Manager
Rank 868 825 822
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 67 112 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 60 75 60
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £21,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016 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 11 February 2016. 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 -25 66 £40,000 +14.28% 11
London -48 30 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Yorkshire +16 12 £36,250 +20.83% 2
South East +19 11 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Dorset +17 10 £35,000 +52.17% 1
South West -4 10 £35,000 +52.17% 1
Poole - 10 £35,000 - 1
Harrogate - 7 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 -
Basingstoke - 5 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £42,500 -
Surrey +13 4 £27,500 -
Leeds +4 4 £40,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire -4 4 £40,000 +33.33%
Berkshire - 3 £60,000 -
Reading - 3 £60,000 -
City of London +24 2 £56,750 +62.14%
Leicester - 2 £29,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 £29,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £29,500 -
North West +23 1 £45,000 +44.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Hull - 1 £28,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £28,000 -
Oxford - 1 £60,000 -
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
Chester - 1 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £60,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £29,500 -

SEO Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 114 (100.00%) SEO
2 84 (73.68%) Marketing
3 83 (72.81%) Analytics
4 79 (69.30%) Google
5 71 (62.28%) Google Analytics
6 47 (41.23%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (35.09%) Digital Marketing
8 38 (33.33%) Social Media
9 29 (25.44%) Pay per click
10 23 (20.18%) MS Excel
11 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
12 21 (18.42%) E-Commerce
13 19 (16.67%) Web Analytics
13 19 (16.67%) Online Marketing
14 17 (14.91%) Link Building
15 16 (14.04%) Blog
15 16 (14.04%) Degree
15 16 (14.04%) MS PowerPoint
15 16 (14.04%) HTML
16 13 (11.40%) CSS
17 12 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
18 11 (9.65%) User Experience
18 11 (9.65%) Twitter
18 11 (9.65%) CMS
18 11 (9.65%) MS Office
19 9 (7.89%) Website Architecture
19 9 (7.89%) Facebook
19 9 (7.89%) WordPress
20 8 (7.02%) Internet
20 8 (7.02%) Advertising

SEO Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (9.65%) CMS
2 9 (7.89%) WordPress
3 5 (4.39%) Joomla!
4 4 (3.51%) Perch
5 2 (1.75%) Drupal
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (20.18%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (9.65%) MS Office
5 4 (3.51%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Magento
1 4 (3.51%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 71 (62.28%) Google Analytics
2 5 (4.39%) AdWords
3 4 (3.51%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (3.51%) Basecamp
4 2 (1.75%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) Big Data
General
1 84 (73.68%) Marketing
2 8 (7.02%) Advertising
2 8 (7.02%) Retail
3 6 (5.26%) Finance
3 6 (5.26%) Publishing
4 4 (3.51%) Games
5 3 (2.63%) Law
6 2 (1.75%) Automotive
6 2 (1.75%) German Language
7 1 (0.88%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.88%) French Language
7 1 (0.88%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.04%) HTML
2 13 (11.40%) CSS
3 6 (5.26%) XML
4 4 (3.51%) .NET
5 1 (0.88%) Ajax
5 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 47 (41.23%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (33.33%) Social Media
3 16 (14.04%) Blog
4 11 (9.65%) User Experience
5 5 (4.39%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.39%) Copywriting
6 4 (3.51%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.63%) FMCG
7 3 (2.63%) Statistics
8 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.75%) New Media
8 2 (1.75%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.88%) Economics
9 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.88%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.51%) Windows
1 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (100.00%) SEO
2 83 (72.81%) Analytics
3 40 (35.09%) Digital Marketing
4 29 (25.44%) Pay per click
5 21 (18.42%) E-Commerce
6 19 (16.67%) Online Marketing
6 19 (16.67%) Web Analytics
7 17 (14.91%) Link Building
8 9 (7.89%) Website Architecture
9 7 (6.14%) B2C
9 7 (6.14%) Content Management
9 7 (6.14%) Project Management
10 6 (5.26%) Competitor Analysis
10 6 (5.26%) CRM
10 6 (5.26%) Email Marketing
10 6 (5.26%) Internet Marketing
10 6 (5.26%) Web Design
11 4 (3.51%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (3.51%) Marketing Strategy
11 4 (3.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.39%) PHP
3 2 (1.75%) SQL
4 1 (0.88%) C#
4 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.88%) MOM
Vendors
1 79 (69.30%) Google
2 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.65%) Twitter
4 9 (7.89%) Facebook
5 7 (6.14%) Adobe
6 4 (3.51%) Tableau
7 2 (1.75%) Omniture
8 1 (0.88%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.88%) Hitwise
8 1 (0.88%) hybris
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