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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist
Rank 925 957 979
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Specialist 19 16 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.015% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.015% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 22
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £20,900 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £34,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
99004 106428 116772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 83229 86820 94728
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 3 May 2016 within the UK.

SEO Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

SEO Specialist
Top 16 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 3 May 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 +25 19 £42,500 +41.66% 4
London - 8 £49,250 - 1
South East +27 6 £30,000 +30.43% 1
South West +11 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Surrey - 3 £30,000 -
Dorset - 3 £42,500 -
Poole - 3 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £30,000 -
Camberley - 2 £30,000 -
Manchester - 2 £33,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £30,000 -
North West - 2 £33,500 - 1
Oxford +9 1 £42,500 +102.38% 1
Oxfordshire -8 1 £42,500 +102.38% 1
Redhill - 1 £22,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £35,000 -

SEO Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 45 (100.00%) SEO
2 40 (88.89%) Google
2 40 (88.89%) Analytics
3 39 (86.67%) Google Analytics
4 32 (71.11%) Marketing
5 29 (64.44%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (53.33%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 13 (28.89%) HTML
8 13 (28.89%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (24.44%) CSS
10 10 (22.22%) Pay per click
11 9 (20.00%) Link Building
12 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
13 7 (15.56%) Social Media
14 6 (13.33%) Blog
14 6 (13.33%) Web Analytics
15 5 (11.11%) Competitor Analysis
15 5 (11.11%) Degree
15 5 (11.11%) Copywriting
15 5 (11.11%) Algorithms
16 4 (8.89%) AdWords
16 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
16 4 (8.89%) Project Management
17 3 (6.67%) Internet
17 3 (6.67%) MS Office
17 3 (6.67%) Search Engine Marketing
17 3 (6.67%) Internet Marketing
17 3 (6.67%) Time Management

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 3 (6.67%) WordPress
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (28.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (86.67%) Google Analytics
2 4 (8.89%) AdWords
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
General
1 32 (71.11%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) German Language
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) HTML
2 11 (24.44%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (64.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Social Media
3 6 (13.33%) Blog
4 5 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 5 (11.11%) Copywriting
5 2 (4.44%) User Experience
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) SEO
2 40 (88.89%) Analytics
3 24 (53.33%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (22.22%) Pay per click
5 9 (20.00%) Link Building
6 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.33%) Web Analytics
8 5 (11.11%) Competitor Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.89%) Project Management
10 3 (6.67%) Content Development
10 3 (6.67%) Internet Marketing
10 3 (6.67%) Search Engine Marketing
10 3 (6.67%) Time Management
11 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
12 1 (2.22%) Data Analytics
12 1 (2.22%) Email Marketing
12 1 (2.22%) Marketing Strategy
12 1 (2.22%) Online Marketing
12 1 (2.22%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 40 (88.89%) Google
2 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Optimizely
4 2 (4.44%) Coremetrics
4 2 (4.44%) Omniture
5 1 (2.22%) HubSpot
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
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