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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Manager
Rank 877 871 834
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -37
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 22 39 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.033% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.035% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 30
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+22.95% +1.66%

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
104523 110040 100310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87158 89009 83141
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 2015 within the UK.

SEO Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Manager
Top 26 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 September 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 +4 21 £40,000 +14.28% 4
London -5 9 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Yorkshire +9 4 £31,500 -
Leeds +8 3 £34,250 -
West Yorkshire +8 3 £34,250 -
East Midlands - 3 £42,000 -
City of London +28 2 £50,000 +51.51%
South East +10 2 - -
East of England 0 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Loughborough - 2 - -
East Yorkshire +5 1 £31,500 -
Hull +5 1 £31,500 -
West Midlands -9 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Warwickshire - 1 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £42,000 -
Northampton - 1 £42,000 -
Southam - 1 £37,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £40,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £33,000 -
Scotland - 1 £33,000 -

SEO Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 67 (100.00%) SEO
2 58 (86.57%) Marketing
3 32 (47.76%) Analytics
4 26 (38.81%) Google
5 23 (34.33%) Google Analytics
5 23 (34.33%) Digital Marketing
6 22 (32.84%) Social Media
7 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (19.40%) Advertising
8 13 (19.40%) HTML
9 11 (16.42%) Telecoms
10 10 (14.93%) CSS
10 10 (14.93%) Algorithms
10 10 (14.93%) Pay per click
11 9 (13.43%) User Experience
12 8 (11.94%) Broadband
12 8 (11.94%) Finance
12 8 (11.94%) Internet
12 8 (11.94%) Smartphone
13 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
13 7 (10.45%) Link Building
14 6 (8.96%) Customer Engagement
14 6 (8.96%) Degree
14 6 (8.96%) Web Analytics
15 5 (7.46%) Copywriting
15 5 (7.46%) Content Management
15 5 (7.46%) CMS
15 5 (7.46%) Adobe
15 5 (7.46%) Project Management
15 5 (7.46%) Time Management

SEO Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (7.46%) CMS
2 3 (4.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.49%) Magento
2 1 (1.49%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.33%) Google Analytics
2 5 (7.46%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Broadband
1 8 (11.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
General
1 58 (86.57%) Marketing
2 13 (19.40%) Advertising
3 11 (16.42%) Telecoms
4 8 (11.94%) Finance
5 4 (5.97%) Retail
6 3 (4.48%) Law
6 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.99%) Electronics
7 2 (2.99%) French Language
7 2 (2.99%) German Language
7 2 (2.99%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.49%) Publishing
8 1 (1.49%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) HTML
2 10 (14.93%) CSS
3 4 (5.97%) XML
4 1 (1.49%) XHTML
4 1 (1.49%) GWT
4 1 (1.49%) HTML5
4 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.84%) Social Media
2 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.93%) Algorithms
4 9 (13.43%) User Experience
5 8 (11.94%) Smartphone
6 5 (7.46%) Copywriting
7 4 (5.97%) Blog
8 3 (4.48%) Digital Media
8 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.99%) DTV
9 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.49%) Graphic Design
10 1 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) SEO
2 32 (47.76%) Analytics
3 23 (34.33%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (14.93%) Pay per click
5 7 (10.45%) Link Building
6 6 (8.96%) Web Analytics
6 6 (8.96%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (7.46%) Time Management
7 5 (7.46%) Content Management
7 5 (7.46%) Project Management
8 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.97%) Online Marketing
9 3 (4.48%) Marketing Strategy
9 3 (4.48%) Web Development
9 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.99%) B2C
10 2 (2.99%) Business Development
10 2 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.99%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.97%) PHP
3 2 (2.99%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) TeamSite
1 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) Google
2 5 (7.46%) Adobe
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) Omniture
4 2 (2.99%) Facebook
4 2 (2.99%) Twitter
5 1 (1.49%) Yahoo!
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