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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Manager
Rank 861 850 860
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 35 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.029% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.030% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 26
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £26,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

SEO Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Manager
Top 22 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 October 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 -9 32 £40,000 +17.64% 6
London +26 17 £54,500 +21.11% 2
City of London - 13 £54,500 -
West Midlands -14 7 £33,750 -0.73%
Manchester -9 2 £27,500 -8.33% 3
South East -14 2 £31,750 +5.83% 1
South West -23 2 £27,500 +14.58%
North West -27 2 £27,500 -8.33% 3
Bolton - 2 £27,500 - 3
East Sussex -9 1 £31,000 +3.33% 1
Yorkshire -44 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -
Hull - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £32,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £27,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £27,500 -
Swindon - 1 £27,500 -
Woking - 1 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -

SEO Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 77 (100.00%) SEO
2 54 (70.13%) Marketing
3 37 (48.05%) Pay per click
4 34 (44.16%) Analytics
5 32 (41.56%) Google
6 31 (40.26%) Social Media
7 29 (37.66%) HTML
8 24 (31.17%) Digital Marketing
9 23 (29.87%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (24.68%) CSS
11 17 (22.08%) E-Commerce
12 16 (20.78%) Web Development
13 14 (18.18%) Google Analytics
13 14 (18.18%) Link Building
14 13 (16.88%) Online Marketing
15 10 (12.99%) Digital Media
15 10 (12.99%) Retail
15 10 (12.99%) Advertising
16 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
16 9 (11.69%) PHP
16 9 (11.69%) Algorithms
17 8 (10.39%) Web Analytics
17 8 (10.39%) Facebook
17 8 (10.39%) Twitter
18 7 (9.09%) GWT
18 7 (9.09%) Web Usability
18 7 (9.09%) jQuery
18 7 (9.09%) Statistics
18 7 (9.09%) JIRA
18 7 (9.09%) Finance

SEO Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (5.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) Drupal
2 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 54 (70.13%) Marketing
2 10 (12.99%) Retail
2 10 (12.99%) Advertising
3 7 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (2.60%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.66%) HTML
2 19 (24.68%) CSS
3 7 (9.09%) XHTML
3 7 (9.09%) GWT
3 7 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (1.30%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.30%) Ajax
4 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (40.26%) Social Media
2 23 (29.87%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.99%) Digital Media
4 9 (11.69%) Algorithms
5 7 (9.09%) Statistics
6 3 (3.90%) User Experience
7 1 (1.30%) Photography
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Blog
7 1 (1.30%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) SEO
2 37 (48.05%) Pay per click
3 34 (44.16%) Analytics
4 24 (31.17%) Digital Marketing
5 17 (22.08%) E-Commerce
6 16 (20.78%) Web Development
7 14 (18.18%) Link Building
8 13 (16.88%) Online Marketing
9 8 (10.39%) Web Analytics
10 7 (9.09%) Web Usability
10 7 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (9.09%) Coaching
11 6 (7.79%) Content Management
12 3 (3.90%) B2C
12 3 (3.90%) Search Engine Marketing
13 2 (2.60%) Market Research
13 2 (2.60%) Data Analysis
13 2 (2.60%) Line Management
13 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 1 (1.30%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
1 9 (11.69%) PHP
2 7 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (1.30%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 32 (41.56%) Google
2 8 (10.39%) Facebook
2 8 (10.39%) Twitter
3 6 (7.79%) Yahoo!
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.30%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.30%) Hitwise
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