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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Manager
Rank 855 848 862
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 36 41 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.038% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.040% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 32
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -24.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £51,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

SEO Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Manager
Top 23 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 1 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 -31 33 £38,750 +24.00% 5
London +6 17 £47,500 +5.55% 2
City of London - 11 £54,500 - 1
West Midlands -14 6 £40,000 +17.64%
South West -22 5 £28,000 -6.66%
Bristol -3 3 £28,000 +16.66%
South East +1 2 £31,750 -47.08%
Brighton -12 1 £31,000 +9.73%
North West -17 1 - - 2
East Sussex -21 1 £31,000 +9.73%
Manchester -23 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -39 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £27,500 -
Swindon - 1 £27,500 -
Woking - 1 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Hull - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -

SEO Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 83 (100.00%) SEO
2 61 (73.49%) Marketing
3 41 (49.40%) Analytics
4 36 (43.37%) Social Media
5 34 (40.96%) Pay per click
6 32 (38.55%) HTML
7 31 (37.35%) Google
8 28 (33.73%) Digital Marketing
9 26 (31.33%) E-Commerce
10 25 (30.12%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (20.48%) CSS
12 14 (16.87%) Web Development
12 14 (16.87%) Link Building
12 14 (16.87%) Algorithms
13 12 (14.46%) Online Marketing
13 12 (14.46%) Google Analytics
13 12 (14.46%) Web Analytics
13 12 (14.46%) Advertising
13 12 (14.46%) Retail
14 11 (13.25%) Digital Media
15 10 (12.05%) JavaScript
16 9 (10.84%) Facebook
16 9 (10.84%) Twitter
17 8 (9.64%) CMS
18 7 (8.43%) Finance
18 7 (8.43%) PHP
19 6 (7.23%) Content Management
19 6 (7.23%) Yahoo!
19 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
19 6 (7.23%) Information Architecture

SEO Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (9.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.20%) WordPress
2 1 (1.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) JIRA
General
1 61 (73.49%) Marketing
2 12 (14.46%) Advertising
2 12 (14.46%) Retail
3 7 (8.43%) Finance
4 2 (2.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (38.55%) HTML
2 17 (20.48%) CSS
3 5 (6.02%) jQuery
3 5 (6.02%) GWT
3 5 (6.02%) XHTML
4 1 (1.20%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (43.37%) Social Media
2 25 (30.12%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (16.87%) Algorithms
4 11 (13.25%) Digital Media
5 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.02%) Statistics
7 3 (3.61%) User Experience
8 1 (1.20%) Online Games
8 1 (1.20%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (100.00%) SEO
2 41 (49.40%) Analytics
3 34 (40.96%) Pay per click
4 28 (33.73%) Digital Marketing
5 26 (31.33%) E-Commerce
6 14 (16.87%) Web Development
6 14 (16.87%) Link Building
7 12 (14.46%) Online Marketing
7 12 (14.46%) Web Analytics
8 6 (7.23%) Content Management
8 6 (7.23%) Information Architecture
9 5 (6.02%) Web Usability
9 5 (6.02%) Search Engine Marketing
9 5 (6.02%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (6.02%) Coaching
10 4 (4.82%) B2C
10 4 (4.82%) Line Management
11 2 (2.41%) B2B
11 2 (2.41%) Data Analysis
11 2 (2.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) JavaScript
2 7 (8.43%) PHP
3 5 (6.02%) Java
4 1 (1.20%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
Vendors
1 31 (37.35%) Google
2 9 (10.84%) Facebook
2 9 (10.84%) Twitter
3 6 (7.23%) Yahoo!
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.20%) Hitwise
5 1 (1.20%) ION Trading
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