Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an SEO Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 812 817 878
Rank change year-on-year +5 +61 -64
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 28 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.037% 0.043% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.045% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 25
London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £36,100 £31,250 £30,800
90th Percentile £59,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

SEO Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram 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 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
Central London +14 9 £38,000 +8.57% 2
South London - 1 £42,283 -
West London - 1 £57,500 -
SEO Manager
England

SEO Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 London region featuring SEO Manager in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) SEO
2 19 (67.86%) Marketing
3 12 (42.86%) Analytics
4 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 7 (25.00%) Google
6 6 (21.43%) Google Analytics
6 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 6 (21.43%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (17.86%) Web Development
7 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
7 5 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (17.86%) Social Media
8 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.29%) Web Analytics
8 4 (14.29%) Pay per click
8 4 (14.29%) Retail
8 4 (14.29%) Content Management
8 4 (14.29%) Java
8 4 (14.29%) CMS
9 3 (10.71%) Flash
9 3 (10.71%) Web Design
9 3 (10.71%) CSS
9 3 (10.71%) Ajax
9 3 (10.71%) Competitor Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (10.71%) Marketing Strategy
9 3 (10.71%) Online Marketing
9 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
9 3 (10.71%) Actionable Insight

SEO Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) Drupal
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 19 (67.86%) Marketing
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Games
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) Ajax
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
1 5 (17.86%) Social Media
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Blog
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) SEO
2 12 (42.86%) Analytics
3 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 5 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (17.86%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) Content Management
5 4 (14.29%) Pay per click
5 4 (14.29%) Web Analytics
6 3 (10.71%) Actionable Insight
6 3 (10.71%) Competitor Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Content Marketing
6 3 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (10.71%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (10.71%) Online Marketing
6 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
6 3 (10.71%) Web Design
7 2 (7.14%) Content Writing
7 2 (7.14%) Digital Content Management
7 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Google