Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an SEO Executive was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in England 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) Executive
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1118 1147 1191
Rank change year-on-year +29 +44 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Executive 48 56 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.031% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.032% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 41 43 57
England median annual salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,300 £19,500
90th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £36,750
UK median annual salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -3.64% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

SEO Executive
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured SEO Executive in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SEO Executive in England

SEO Executive
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO Executive in England.

Salary trend for SEO Executive in England

SEO Executive
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO Executive in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO Executive in England

SEO Executive
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO Executive within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +46 23 £27,500 - 1
London -3 12 £23,000 -16.36% 4
Midlands +30 7 £23,000 -16.36% 1
West Midlands +19 5 £23,000 -16.36%
North of England -2 4 £25,000 -7.41% 1
North West -25 4 £25,000 -7.41% 1
South West +5 2 £27,000 +20.00% 1
East Midlands - 2 £26,250 - 1
SEO Executive
UK

SEO Executive Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, SEO Executive 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 England region featuring SEO Executive in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) SEO
2 47 (97.92%) Marketing
3 34 (70.83%) Digital Marketing
4 26 (54.17%) HTML
5 25 (52.08%) Google
6 22 (45.83%) Analytics
7 21 (43.75%) Google Analytics
7 21 (43.75%) CSS
8 18 (37.50%) Copywriting
9 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
10 14 (29.17%) PHP
10 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
10 14 (29.17%) Social Media
11 12 (25.00%) Link Building
12 7 (14.58%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (14.58%) Pay per click
12 7 (14.58%) Adobe
12 7 (14.58%) Python
13 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (10.42%) Search Engine Marketing
14 4 (8.33%) Blog
14 4 (8.33%) Degree
14 4 (8.33%) Online Marketing
14 4 (8.33%) AdWords
14 4 (8.33%) Campaign Management
14 4 (8.33%) XML
14 4 (8.33%) Yahoo!
15 3 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
15 3 (6.25%) CMS

SEO Executive Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (43.75%) Google Analytics
2 4 (8.33%) AdWords
General
1 47 (97.92%) Marketing
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) German Language
4 1 (2.08%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) HTML
2 21 (43.75%) CSS
3 4 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) CSS3
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Social Media
2 4 (8.33%) Blog
3 3 (6.25%) Tandem
4 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) BBC
5 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.08%) iPhone
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Podcast
5 1 (2.08%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) SEO
2 34 (70.83%) Digital Marketing
3 22 (45.83%) Analytics
4 18 (37.50%) Copywriting
5 12 (25.00%) Link Building
6 7 (14.58%) Pay per click
6 7 (14.58%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) Search Engine Marketing
8 4 (8.33%) Campaign Management
8 4 (8.33%) Online Marketing
9 3 (6.25%) Content Management
9 3 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) Content Marketing
10 2 (4.17%) Creative Thinking
10 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.17%) Web Analytics
11 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.08%) Content Writing
11 1 (2.08%) Customer Acquisition
11 1 (2.08%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 14 (29.17%) PHP
3 7 (14.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Google
2 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) Adobe
4 4 (8.33%) Yahoo!
5 2 (4.17%) Twitter