The median annual salary for an SEO Consultant was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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) Consultant
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 929 936
Rank change year-on-year +62 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Consultant 7 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.006% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.006% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 8
Median salary £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £29,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,500 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £21,500 £34,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year -37.68% +53.33%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SEO Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured SEO Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SEO Consultant in the UK

SEO Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SEO Consultant in the UK

SEO Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO Consultant over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO Consultant in the UK

SEO Consultant
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +51 7 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Henley-on-Thames - 5 £21,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £21,500 -
South East - 5 £21,500 - 1
London +30 2 £33,750 +3.84%
City of London - 2 £33,750 -

SEO Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, SEO Consultant 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 SEO Consultant in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) SEO
2 21 (95.45%) Marketing
3 14 (63.64%) Social Media
3 14 (63.64%) Internet
4 11 (50.00%) Link Building
5 10 (45.45%) Degree
6 9 (40.91%) Online Marketing
7 7 (31.82%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (27.27%) Advertising
8 6 (27.27%) Pay per click
8 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (27.27%) Content Marketing
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (22.73%) Internet Marketing
10 4 (18.18%) Search Engine Marketing
10 4 (18.18%) HTML
10 4 (18.18%) Web Design
10 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
11 2 (9.09%) Analytics
12 1 (4.55%) Digital Analytics
12 1 (4.55%) Content Writing
12 1 (4.55%) Lead Generation
12 1 (4.55%) A/B Testing
12 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (4.55%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
12 1 (4.55%) Psychology
12 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
12 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
12 1 (4.55%) Adobe

SEO Consultant 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:

Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) Internet
General
1 21 (95.45%) Marketing
2 6 (27.27%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Social Media
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) SEO
2 11 (50.00%) Link Building
3 9 (40.91%) Online Marketing
4 7 (31.82%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (27.27%) Content Marketing
5 6 (27.27%) Pay per click
6 5 (22.73%) Internet Marketing
7 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Search Engine Marketing
7 4 (18.18%) Web Design
8 2 (9.09%) Analytics
9 1 (4.55%) A/B Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Content Writing
9 1 (4.55%) Digital Analytics
9 1 (4.55%) Lead Generation
9 1 (4.55%) Psychology
9 1 (4.55%) Web Analytics
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe
1 1 (4.55%) Google
1 1 (4.55%) Omniture
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