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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Manager
Rank 828 879 825
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -54
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 45 40 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.034% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.036% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 48
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -21.33%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

SEO Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Manager
Top 25 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 29 May 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
(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 +48 42 £30,000 - 6
London +50 16 £36,250 -3.33% 4
City of London +44 8 £36,500 - 1
South East +21 8 £20,000 -38.46%
North West +20 8 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 8 £20,000 -
Maidenhead - 8 £20,000 -
South West -10 6 £29,000 - 1
Cheshire - 6 £27,500 -
Macclesfield - 5 £27,500 -
Bristol -8 3 £28,000 -3.44% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £35,000 -
Cornwall - 3 £30,000 -
Scotland - 3 £35,000 -
Manchester +21 2 £33,750 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £38,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £38,000 -
East of England - 2 £38,000 -
Leeds +21 1 - -
West Yorkshire +14 1 - -
Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Southam - 1 £37,500 - 1
Warrington - 1 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £37,500 - 1

SEO Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 92 (100.00%) SEO
2 81 (88.04%) Marketing
3 41 (44.57%) Social Media
3 41 (44.57%) Analytics
4 37 (40.22%) Google
5 31 (33.70%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (32.61%) HTML
7 29 (31.52%) Pay per click
7 29 (31.52%) Digital Marketing
8 23 (25.00%) Online Marketing
8 23 (25.00%) Google Analytics
9 22 (23.91%) CSS
10 18 (19.57%) Java
10 18 (19.57%) XHTML
10 18 (19.57%) GWT
10 18 (19.57%) jQuery
11 17 (18.48%) Web Usability
11 17 (18.48%) Statistics
11 17 (18.48%) PHP
11 17 (18.48%) MySQL
12 16 (17.39%) Advertising
13 15 (16.30%) Retail
14 13 (14.13%) Web Development
14 13 (14.13%) E-Commerce
15 12 (13.04%) Algorithms
16 11 (11.96%) Facebook
16 11 (11.96%) Twitter
16 11 (11.96%) Competitor Analysis
17 10 (10.87%) CMS
18 9 (9.78%) Finance

SEO Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (10.87%) CMS
2 3 (3.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.26%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) Broadband
1 8 (8.70%) Internet
2 3 (3.26%) Symposium
3 1 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) JIRA
General
1 81 (88.04%) Marketing
2 16 (17.39%) Advertising
3 15 (16.30%) Retail
4 9 (9.78%) Finance
4 9 (9.78%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.43%) Games
6 4 (4.35%) iGaming
7 2 (2.17%) Law
8 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.09%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.61%) HTML
2 22 (23.91%) CSS
3 18 (19.57%) XHTML
3 18 (19.57%) GWT
3 18 (19.57%) jQuery
4 2 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (1.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (44.57%) Social Media
2 31 (33.70%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (18.48%) Statistics
4 12 (13.04%) Algorithms
5 8 (8.70%) Smartphone
5 8 (8.70%) User Experience
6 5 (5.43%) Blog
7 4 (4.35%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.17%) Copywriting
9 1 (1.09%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.09%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (100.00%) SEO
2 41 (44.57%) Analytics
3 29 (31.52%) Pay per click
3 29 (31.52%) Digital Marketing
4 23 (25.00%) Online Marketing
5 17 (18.48%) Web Usability
6 13 (14.13%) Web Development
6 13 (14.13%) E-Commerce
7 11 (11.96%) Competitor Analysis
8 8 (8.70%) Coaching
9 7 (7.61%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (6.52%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (6.52%) Link Building
11 3 (3.26%) Time Management
11 3 (3.26%) Project Management
12 2 (2.17%) B2C
12 2 (2.17%) Web Analytics
13 1 (1.09%) Email Marketing
13 1 (1.09%) Agile Software Development
13 1 (1.09%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.57%) Java
2 17 (18.48%) PHP
3 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 37 (40.22%) Google
2 11 (11.96%) Facebook
2 11 (11.96%) Twitter
3 4 (4.35%) Yahoo!
4 3 (3.26%) Adobe
5 1 (1.09%) Omniture
5 1 (1.09%) SAP
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