Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an SEO Manager was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1105 1107 1169
Rank change year-on-year +2 +62 -60
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 69 91 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.051% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.053% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 61 80 113
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.87%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,050
90th Percentile £57,500 £46,625 £43,500
UK median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +7.69%

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 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
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 Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO Manager in England

SEO Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SEO Manager in England

SEO Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO Manager in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO Manager in England

SEO Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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
London +19 28 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Midlands +55 23 £27,500 -21.43% 2
East Midlands +51 12 £28,500 -12.31% 1
North of England +19 12 £30,000 -14.29% 1
West Midlands +23 11 £27,500 -21.43% 1
North West +8 8 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Yorkshire +21 4 £32,500 -5.80%
South East +24 2 £55,000 +46.67%
East of England +4 2 £37,500 -
South West -4 2 £32,500 +18.18%
SEO Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 England region featuring SEO Manager in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) SEO
2 57 (82.61%) Marketing
3 32 (46.38%) Digital Marketing
4 31 (44.93%) Analytics
5 30 (43.48%) Google
6 25 (36.23%) Google Analytics
7 23 (33.33%) Pay per click
8 20 (28.99%) HTML
9 18 (26.09%) Social Media
10 16 (23.19%) Web Development
11 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
11 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (20.29%) Retail
13 13 (18.84%) Marketing Strategy
14 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
14 12 (17.39%) CSS
14 12 (17.39%) AdWords
15 11 (15.94%) User Experience
15 11 (15.94%) Content Marketing
16 10 (14.49%) Project Management
16 10 (14.49%) Online Marketing
17 9 (13.04%) Degree
17 9 (13.04%) Finance
17 9 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 9 (13.04%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
18 8 (11.59%) Web Design
18 8 (11.59%) Internet
18 8 (11.59%) Internet Marketing
18 8 (11.59%) Link Building
19 7 (10.14%) Email Marketing

SEO Manager 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 5 (7.25%) CMS
2 2 (2.90%) Apache
2 2 (2.90%) Drupal
2 2 (2.90%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 25 (36.23%) Google Analytics
2 12 (17.39%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Endeca
General
1 57 (82.61%) Marketing
2 14 (20.29%) Retail
3 9 (13.04%) Finance
4 5 (7.25%) Advertising
5 4 (5.80%) Automotive
5 4 (5.80%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (2.90%) Games
6 2 (2.90%) Publishing
7 1 (1.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) HTML
2 12 (17.39%) CSS
3 3 (4.35%) Ajax
3 3 (4.35%) Flash
4 2 (2.90%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Social Media
2 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (15.94%) User Experience
4 6 (8.70%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.80%) Digital Media
5 4 (5.80%) Graphic Design
6 3 (4.35%) Blog
7 2 (2.90%) PMI
7 2 (2.90%) Tandem
8 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.45%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) SEO
2 32 (46.38%) Digital Marketing
3 31 (44.93%) Analytics
4 23 (33.33%) Pay per click
5 16 (23.19%) Web Development
6 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
7 13 (18.84%) Marketing Strategy
8 11 (15.94%) Content Marketing
9 10 (14.49%) Online Marketing
9 10 (14.49%) Project Management
10 9 (13.04%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
11 8 (11.59%) Internet Marketing
11 8 (11.59%) Link Building
11 8 (11.59%) Web Design
12 7 (10.14%) Email Marketing
13 6 (8.70%) Copywriting
13 6 (8.70%) Social Media Marketing
14 5 (7.25%) A/B Testing
14 5 (7.25%) Open Source
15 4 (5.80%) Customer Acquisition
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) Java
2 4 (5.80%) C
2 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.90%) SQL
3 2 (2.90%) XPath
4 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) Google
2 4 (5.80%) Adobe
2 4 (5.80%) Facebook
2 4 (5.80%) Hitwise
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) hybris
4 1 (1.45%) Twitter