The median annual salary for a SEO Manager was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Manager
England / London
Rank 565 629 616
Rank change year-on-year +64 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 23 27 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.068% 0.065% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.067% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 31
Median salary £31,500 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.00% +12.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32198 40075 40268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.13% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27217 34571 33828
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SEO Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured SEO Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SEO Manager in London

SEO Manager
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SEO Manager in London

SEO Manager
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
City of London +55 7 £31,500 -35.87% 1
SEO Manager
England

SEO Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 London region featuring SEO Manager in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) SEO
2 32 (82.05%) Marketing
3 25 (64.10%) HTML
4 22 (56.41%) CMS
5 21 (53.85%) CSS
6 20 (51.28%) Retail
7 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
8 18 (46.15%) Content Management
8 18 (46.15%) Affiliate Marketing
9 14 (35.90%) Analytics
10 13 (33.33%) Google Analytics
11 10 (25.64%) Google
12 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (17.95%) Social Media
14 6 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (15.38%) Project Management
15 5 (12.82%) MS Office
15 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
15 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
16 4 (10.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
16 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
16 4 (10.26%) Publishing
16 4 (10.26%) Migration
16 4 (10.26%) Copywriting
16 4 (10.26%) Blog
16 4 (10.26%) User Experience
17 3 (7.69%) Pay per click
17 3 (7.69%) Link Building
18 2 (5.13%) Marketing Strategy
18 2 (5.13%) Content Marketing

SEO Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 22 (56.41%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.13%) AdWords
2 2 (5.13%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
General
1 32 (82.05%) Marketing
2 20 (51.28%) Retail
3 4 (10.26%) Publishing
4 2 (5.13%) Finance
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) HTML
2 21 (53.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Social Media
3 4 (10.26%) Blog
3 4 (10.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) FMCG
4 1 (2.56%) New Media
4 1 (2.56%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) SEO
2 18 (46.15%) Affiliate Marketing
2 18 (46.15%) Content Management
3 14 (35.90%) Analytics
4 6 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (10.26%) Copywriting
5 4 (10.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Link Building
6 3 (7.69%) Pay per click
7 2 (5.13%) Content Marketing
7 2 (5.13%) Content Marketing Strategy
7 2 (5.13%) Line Management
7 2 (5.13%) Marketing Strategy
8 1 (2.56%) A/B Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Content Management
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Media Management
8 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.56%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Google
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
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London
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