The median annual salary for an SEO Specialist was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 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) Specialist
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 899 929
Rank change year-on-year +45 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Specialist 19 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.031% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.033% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 17
England median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £41,250 £56,250 £51,500
UK median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80155 88904 100680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.94% 96.51% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 269837 336665 384213
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

SEO Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO Specialist in England

SEO Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SEO Specialist in England

SEO Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO Specialist in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO Specialist in England

SEO Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
South East +47 11 £30,000 +9.09% 3
London +27 5 £37,500 -28.57% 2
North of England -4 3 £35,000 -6.66% 1
North West -35 2 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
SEO Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 across the England region featuring SEO Specialist in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) SEO
2 19 (90.48%) Google
2 19 (90.48%) Analytics
3 18 (85.71%) Google Analytics
4 12 (57.14%) HTML
5 11 (52.38%) Marketing
5 11 (52.38%) WordPress
6 9 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (38.10%) Pay per click
8 7 (33.33%) Competitor Analysis
9 6 (28.57%) Social Media
10 5 (23.81%) AdWords
10 5 (23.81%) Publishing
10 5 (23.81%) Internet
11 4 (19.05%) Search Engine Marketing
12 3 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
12 3 (14.29%) Electronics
12 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
12 3 (14.29%) Finance
12 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
12 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (14.29%) SAP
13 2 (9.52%) CSS
13 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
13 2 (9.52%) Advertising
13 2 (9.52%) Degree
13 2 (9.52%) Web Development
13 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
14 1 (4.76%) User Experience

SEO Specialist 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 11 (52.38%) WordPress
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (85.71%) Google Analytics
2 5 (23.81%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Internet
General
1 11 (52.38%) Marketing
2 5 (23.81%) Publishing
3 3 (14.29%) Electronics
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.52%) Advertising
5 1 (4.76%) Automotive
5 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Social Media
2 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) SEO
2 19 (90.48%) Analytics
3 9 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (38.10%) Pay per click
5 7 (33.33%) Competitor Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Search Engine Marketing
7 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 2 (9.52%) Web Development
9 1 (4.76%) Business Development
9 1 (4.76%) Content Marketing
9 1 (4.76%) Content Writing
9 1 (4.76%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
9 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.76%) Integrated Marketing
9 1 (4.76%) Link Building
9 1 (4.76%) Migration
9 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Google
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) DoubleClick
3 1 (4.76%) Kenshoo
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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