The median annual salary for a Search Engineer was £120,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 957 987
Rank change year-on-year +93 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Search Engineer 10 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.003% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Median salary £120,000 £38,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +215.78% -  
UK excluding London median salary - £38,000 -

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 82537 99534 106816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.34% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68587 83592 87091
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Search Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Search Engineer in the job title.

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
Top 2 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 3 months to 30 April 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
England +110 10 £120,000 +215.78%
London - 10 £120,000 -

Search Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 11 (100.00%) Python
1 11 (100.00%) Lucene
1 11 (100.00%) Apache Solr
2 10 (90.91%) Machine Learning
3 6 (54.55%) Analytics
3 6 (54.55%) Open Source
3 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
3 6 (54.55%) New Relic
3 6 (54.55%) StatsD
3 6 (54.55%) logstash
3 6 (54.55%) Kibana
3 6 (54.55%) RxJava
3 6 (54.55%) Software Delivery
3 6 (54.55%) Spring Boot
3 6 (54.55%) Grafana
3 6 (54.55%) Hystrix
3 6 (54.55%) Redux
3 6 (54.55%) Personalization
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 6 (54.55%) Smartphone
3 6 (54.55%) Django
3 6 (54.55%) Kanban
3 6 (54.55%) Product Management
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) MySQL
3 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) PhD

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 11 (100.00%) Apache Solr
2 5 (45.45%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Lucene
2 6 (54.55%) Django
2 6 (54.55%) Hystrix
2 6 (54.55%) Redux
2 6 (54.55%) RxJava
2 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 6 (54.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Smartphone
2 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Data Structures
3 4 (36.36%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Machine Learning
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Analytics
2 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 6 (54.55%) Kanban
2 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 6 (54.55%) Personalization
2 6 (54.55%) Product Management
2 6 (54.55%) Software Delivery
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
4 4 (36.36%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) PhD
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Grafana
1 6 (54.55%) Kibana
1 6 (54.55%) logstash
1 6 (54.55%) StatsD
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) New Relic