The median annual salary for a SEO Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Engineer
UK
Rank - 944 955
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Engineer 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £34,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary - £34,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO Engineer in the UK

SEO Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SEO Engineer in the UK

SEO Engineer Skill Set
Top 7 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, SEO 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 SEO Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) PMI
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms

SEO Engineer 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification