The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had SEO Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist
Rank 895 944 970
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Specialist 36 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.019% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.020% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 36 16 17
Median salary £35,000 £31,875 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.80% +51.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £17,249
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £62,500 £31,200
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £28,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
+22.80% +35.71%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SEO Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured SEO Specialist in the job title.

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 24 July 2016 within the UK.

SEO Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Specialist
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 34 £35,000 -6.66% 7
South East +45 14 £27,500 -5.98% 1
East of England +41 9 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Brighton - 9 £27,500 - 1
East Sussex - 9 £27,500 - 1
South West +25 8 £42,500 +25.92% 2
Essex - 8 £35,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £35,000 - 1
Dorset +15 7 £42,500 +25.92% 1
Poole -10 7 £42,500 +25.92% 1
Oxford -4 3 £42,500 +102.38%
Oxfordshire -20 3 £42,500 +102.38%
London +38 2 £52,500 -16.00%
Scotland +10 2 £29,750 +4.38%
Edinburgh +6 1 £27,000 -5.26%
Glasgow - 1 £32,500 -
Surrey - 1 £30,000 -
Bristol - 1 £32,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £28,000 -
Tamworth - 1 £28,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £29,500 -
Woking - 1 £30,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £27,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £27,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £28,000 - 2
Suffolk - 1 £29,500 -

SEO Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, SEO Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring SEO Specialist in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) SEO
2 42 (76.36%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (65.45%) Google
4 34 (61.82%) Google Analytics
4 34 (61.82%) Analytics
5 26 (47.27%) Pay per click
6 22 (40.00%) Marketing
7 20 (36.36%) Social Media
8 17 (30.91%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
10 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
11 10 (18.18%) HTML
11 10 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
13 6 (10.91%) CSS
13 6 (10.91%) AdWords
14 3 (5.45%) Link Building
14 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
14 3 (5.45%) Advertising
14 3 (5.45%) Banking
14 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
15 2 (3.64%) Content Management
15 2 (3.64%) CMS
15 2 (3.64%) MS Office
15 2 (3.64%) XML
15 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
15 2 (3.64%) WordPress
15 2 (3.64%) User Experience
15 2 (3.64%) Affiliate Network
16 1 (1.82%) Google Tag Manager

SEO Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) CMS
1 2 (3.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (61.82%) Google Analytics
2 6 (10.91%) AdWords
3 1 (1.82%) Google Tag Manager
General
1 22 (40.00%) Marketing
2 3 (5.45%) Advertising
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) HTML
2 6 (10.91%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) .NET
4 1 (1.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 42 (76.36%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (36.36%) Social Media
3 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) SEO
2 34 (61.82%) Analytics
3 26 (47.27%) Pay per click
4 17 (30.91%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Link Building
7 2 (3.64%) Affiliate Network
7 2 (3.64%) Content Management
8 1 (1.82%) B2B
8 1 (1.82%) Campaign Analysis
8 1 (1.82%) Coaching
8 1 (1.82%) Competitor Analysis
8 1 (1.82%) Email Marketing
8 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.82%) People Management
8 1 (1.82%) Project Management
8 1 (1.82%) Web Development
8 1 (1.82%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.82%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 36 (65.45%) Google
2 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 27 days ago