The median annual salary for an SEO Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Manager
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 253 307
Rank change year-on-year +31 +54  
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.097% 0.031% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.033% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +36.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £45,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £54,500 £38,600
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4898 6124 9661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.31% 96.12% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17470 22914 34195
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £81,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

SEO Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured SEO Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SEO Manager in the City of London

SEO Manager
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO Manager in the City of London.

Salary trend for SEO Manager in the City of London

SEO Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, SEO Manager 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 across the City of London region featuring SEO Manager in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) SEO
1 12 (100.00%) Marketing
2 8 (66.67%) Retail
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) CMS
4 6 (50.00%) Content Management
4 6 (50.00%) Affiliate Marketing
5 4 (33.33%) Pay per click
6 3 (25.00%) Social Media
6 3 (25.00%) Google Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) Internet Marketing
6 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (25.00%) Google
6 3 (25.00%) Business Development
6 3 (25.00%) Web Design
6 3 (25.00%) B2B
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) B2B Sales
6 3 (25.00%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Xbox
7 2 (16.67%) Games
8 1 (8.33%) Facebook
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (8.33%) XML
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel

SEO Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 12 (100.00%) Marketing
2 8 (66.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Social Media
2 2 (16.67%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) SEO
2 6 (50.00%) Affiliate Marketing
2 6 (50.00%) Content Management
3 4 (33.33%) Pay per click
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) B2B
4 3 (25.00%) B2B Sales
4 3 (25.00%) Business Development
4 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) Internet Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Facebook
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