Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Search Engineer was £120,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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

Search Engineer
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1179 1278 1312
Rank change year-on-year +99 +34 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Search Engineer 13 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.002% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
UK median annual salary £120,000 £38,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +215.79% +38.18% -67.65%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £38,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +38.18% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 171314 195618 214070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.01% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 139663 164331 175586
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Search Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Search Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Search Engineer in the UK

Search Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Search Engineer.

Salary trend for Search Engineer in the UK

Search Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Search Engineer over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Search Engineer in the UK

Search Engineer
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Search Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 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
England +89 13 £120,000 +215.79%
London - 11 £120,000 -
UK excluding London +85 2 - -
South East +83 2 - -

Search Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Search Engineer 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 featuring Search Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Apache Solr
2 11 (84.62%) Lucene
2 11 (84.62%) Python
3 10 (76.92%) Machine Learning
4 8 (61.54%) Analytics
4 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
5 7 (53.85%) Finance
6 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) Java
6 6 (46.15%) MySQL
6 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
6 6 (46.15%) Smartphone
6 6 (46.15%) Product Management
6 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
6 6 (46.15%) Open Source
6 6 (46.15%) Spring
6 6 (46.15%) Django
6 6 (46.15%) Kanban
6 6 (46.15%) New Relic
6 6 (46.15%) StatsD
6 6 (46.15%) logstash
6 6 (46.15%) Kibana
6 6 (46.15%) RxJava
6 6 (46.15%) Software Delivery
6 6 (46.15%) Spring Boot
6 6 (46.15%) Grafana
6 6 (46.15%) Hystrix
6 6 (46.15%) Redux
6 6 (46.15%) Personalization
7 5 (38.46%) Data Structures

Search Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (100.00%) Apache Solr
2 5 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) Endeca
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Lucene
2 6 (46.15%) Django
2 6 (46.15%) Hystrix
2 6 (46.15%) Redux
2 6 (46.15%) RxJava
2 6 (46.15%) Spring
2 6 (46.15%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Smartphone
2 5 (38.46%) Algorithms
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) Data Structures
3 4 (30.77%) Fintech
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Machine Learning
2 8 (61.54%) Analytics
2 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Kanban
3 6 (46.15%) Open Source
3 6 (46.15%) Personalization
3 6 (46.15%) Product Management
3 6 (46.15%) Software Delivery
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
5 4 (30.77%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) SEO
6 2 (15.38%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) PhD
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Grafana
1 6 (46.15%) Kibana
1 6 (46.15%) logstash
1 6 (46.15%) StatsD
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) New Relic
2 2 (15.38%) Coremetrics
2 2 (15.38%) Google