The median annual salary for a SEO Consultant was £33,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Consultant
UK
Rank 849 945 937
Rank change year-on-year +96 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Consultant 15 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.004% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 12
Median salary £33,250 £32,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.10% -28.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £24,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £23,250 £24,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.10% -45.55%  

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO Consultant in the UK

SEO Consultant
Top 8 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 27 March 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 +100 15 £33,250 +3.10% 2
London +86 10 £34,000 -15.00% 2
South East +73 5 £23,250 -41.87%
Oxfordshire - 4 £23,250 -
Henley-on-Thames - 4 £23,250 -
City of London - 3 £32,500 - 1
East Sussex +6 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -

SEO Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (90.91%) Marketing
3 12 (54.55%) Internet
3 12 (54.55%) Social Media
4 8 (36.36%) Link Building
4 8 (36.36%) Internet Marketing
4 8 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (27.27%) Advertising
5 6 (27.27%) Pay per click
5 6 (27.27%) Content Marketing
6 5 (22.73%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Online Marketing
7 4 (18.18%) Lead Generation
8 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.64%) HTML
9 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 2 (9.09%) Web Design
9 2 (9.09%) Search Engine Marketing
9 2 (9.09%) Analytics
10 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 1 (4.55%) A/B Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Digital Analytics
10 1 (4.55%) Content Writing
10 1 (4.55%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
10 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
10 1 (4.55%) Banking
10 1 (4.55%) Psychology
10 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
10 1 (4.55%) Competitor Analysis

SEO Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Internet
General
1 20 (90.91%) Marketing
2 6 (27.27%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Social Media
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) SEO
2 8 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (36.36%) Internet Marketing
2 8 (36.36%) Link Building
3 6 (27.27%) Content Marketing
3 6 (27.27%) Pay per click
4 4 (18.18%) Lead Generation
4 4 (18.18%) Online Marketing
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Search Engine Marketing
5 2 (9.09%) Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) A/B Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Competitor Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Content Writing
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Psychology
6 1 (4.55%) Web Analytics
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe
1 1 (4.55%) Google
1 1 (4.55%) Omniture
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