Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an SEO Manager was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 341 400
Rank change year-on-year +25 +59 +46
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 5 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.049% 0.060% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.062% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 3
City of London median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £35,500 £32,825 £34,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £39,500 £55,000
Central London median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.57% -17.65% -

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9690 11231 16273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.42% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8777 10236 14140
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

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 23 November 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 5 (100.00%) SEO
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) Google Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Google
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Online Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Pay per click
4 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) Publishing
4 2 (40.00%) CMS
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Copywriting
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (20.00%) B2B Sales
5 1 (20.00%) Content Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Content Marketing Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Customer Acquisition
5 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) Xbox
5 1 (20.00%) Social Media
5 1 (20.00%) Business Development
5 1 (20.00%) Internet Marketing

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 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SEO
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Online Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) Copywriting
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (40.00%) Pay per click
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) B2B
5 1 (20.00%) B2B Sales
5 1 (20.00%) Business Development
5 1 (20.00%) Content Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Content Marketing Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Customer Acquisition
5 1 (20.00%) Internet Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing Strategy
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Google