The median annual salary for an SEO Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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) Manager
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 612 648
Rank change year-on-year +18 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Manager 18 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.050% 0.061% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.063% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 17
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00%  

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 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO Manager in London over the 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 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
City of London +33 5 £42,500 -15.00%
Uxbridge - 2 £57,500 -
Westminster - 1 - -
SEO Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 41 (100.00%) SEO
2 30 (73.17%) Marketing
3 24 (58.54%) HTML
4 20 (48.78%) CSS
5 19 (46.34%) CMS
6 18 (43.90%) Retail
7 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
8 16 (39.02%) Content Management
8 16 (39.02%) Affiliate Marketing
9 13 (31.71%) Analytics
10 11 (26.83%) Google Analytics
11 10 (24.39%) Google
12 8 (19.51%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (19.51%) Social Media
12 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (17.07%) User Experience
14 6 (14.63%) Pay per click
15 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
15 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
16 4 (9.76%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
16 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
16 4 (9.76%) Business Development
17 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
17 3 (7.32%) Website Architecture
17 3 (7.32%) Internet Marketing
17 3 (7.32%) Blog
17 3 (7.32%) Copywriting
17 3 (7.32%) Web Analytics

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 19 (46.34%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.44%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 30 (73.17%) Marketing
2 18 (43.90%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Games
3 3 (7.32%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) HTML
2 20 (48.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Social Media
2 7 (17.07%) User Experience
3 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) Blog
5 2 (4.88%) Xbox
6 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) SEO
2 16 (39.02%) Affiliate Marketing
2 16 (39.02%) Content Management
3 13 (31.71%) Analytics
4 8 (19.51%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (14.63%) Pay per click
6 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.76%) Business Development
7 4 (9.76%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
8 3 (7.32%) B2B
8 3 (7.32%) B2B Sales
8 3 (7.32%) Copywriting
8 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.32%) Internet Marketing
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Web Analytics
8 3 (7.32%) Web Design
8 3 (7.32%) Website Architecture
9 2 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Google
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Facebook
3 1 (2.44%) Omniture