The first table below looks at the demand for the SEO Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist
Rank 886 833 884
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +51
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Specialist 31 50 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.045% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.048% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 23 40 36
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £50,000 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £24,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -10.90%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

SEO Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SEO Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SEO Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO Specialist within the UK.

SEO Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

SEO Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO Specialist over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

SEO Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Specialist
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -69 27 £30,000 -14.28% 1
West Yorkshire -22 9 £30,000 +9.09%
Yorkshire -32 9 £30,000 -7.69%
London -64 9 £32,500 -18.75%
Wakefield - 9 £30,000 -
North West -7 5 £27,500 +12.24% 1
Scotland - 4 £47,500 -
Manchester - 3 £27,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Cheshire -8 2 - - 1
East of England -16 2 - -
South East -18 2 £28,000 +3.70%
City of London -18 2 £27,500 -11.29%
Knutsford - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £26,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £27,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £26,000 -
Kent - 1 £30,000 -

SEO Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited SEO Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 44 (100.00%) SEO
2 26 (59.09%) Google
2 26 (59.09%) Marketing
3 22 (50.00%) Analytics
4 17 (38.64%) Social Media
5 16 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
5 16 (36.36%) CSS
6 15 (34.09%) HTML
7 14 (31.82%) Internet
8 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
8 12 (27.27%) Pay per click
9 11 (25.00%) Google Analytics
10 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
11 8 (18.18%) PHP
12 7 (15.91%) Web Design
13 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 6 (13.64%) Automotive
13 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
13 6 (13.64%) Facebook
13 6 (13.64%) Degree
14 5 (11.36%) Twitter
14 5 (11.36%) Online Marketing
14 5 (11.36%) SQL
14 5 (11.36%) .NET
15 4 (9.09%) VB
15 4 (9.09%) C#
15 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
15 4 (9.09%) Internet Marketing
15 4 (9.09%) Copywriting
15 4 (9.09%) Web Development

SEO Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited SEO Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.82%) Magento
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 26 (59.09%) Marketing
2 6 (13.64%) Automotive
3 3 (6.82%) Publishing
4 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) CSS
2 15 (34.09%) HTML
3 5 (11.36%) .NET
4 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Social Media
2 4 (9.09%) Copywriting
3 3 (6.82%) Blog
4 2 (4.55%) Social Network
4 2 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) SEO
2 22 (50.00%) Analytics
3 16 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 12 (27.27%) Pay per click
5 7 (15.91%) Web Design
6 5 (11.36%) Online Marketing
7 4 (9.09%) Internet Marketing
7 4 (9.09%) Web Development
8 3 (6.82%) Information Architecture
8 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.82%) Social Media Monitoring
9 2 (4.55%) CRM
9 2 (4.55%) Website Architecture
9 2 (4.55%) Time Management
9 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) Web Analytics
10 1 (2.27%) Logistics
10 1 (2.27%) Competitor Analysis
10 1 (2.27%) Search Engine Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.18%) PHP
3 5 (11.36%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) VB
4 4 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Google
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Facebook
3 5 (11.36%) Twitter
4 2 (4.55%) Yahoo!
5 1 (2.27%) Hitwise
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
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