Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Search Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1175 1179 1262
Rank change year-on-year +4 +83 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Search Engineer 4 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.001% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.001% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 14
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% - -21.21%
10th Percentile £42,500 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 165,167 169,750 201,213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.48% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 134,266 141,304 168,229
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,673
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Search Engineer in the UK

Search Engineer
Top 3 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 January 2018. 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 +18 4 £57,500 -11.54% 3
UK excluding London - 4 £57,500 - 2
South West - 4 £57,500 - 2

Search Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Lucene
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 4 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (100.00%) Information Retrieval
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC

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 4 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Lucene
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Retrieval
1 4 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby