The median annual salary for an SEO Executive was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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) Executive
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 870 872 924
Rank change year-on-year +2 +52  
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Executive 13 51 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.052% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.054% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 10 34 35
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +5.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £42,500 £34,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +1.92% -5.45%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SEO Executive
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO Executive in the UK

SEO Executive
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SEO Executive in the UK

SEO Executive
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO Executive within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +16 13 £25,000 -9.09% 6
South East +27 5 £26,500 -15.87% 2
London +21 4 £23,000 -24.21% 2
Brighton +16 4 £26,500 -3.63% 1
East Sussex +12 4 £26,500 -3.63% 1
North West -43 3 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Merseyside - 3 £25,000 -
Wirral - 2 £25,000 -
Surrey +29 1 £22,500 -25.00% 1
West Midlands +11 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £26,500 -
Halesowen - 1 - -

SEO Executive Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, SEO Executive 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 Executive in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) SEO
2 19 (90.48%) Marketing
3 14 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (66.67%) Analytics
4 13 (61.90%) Google
5 12 (57.14%) HTML
6 11 (52.38%) Google Analytics
7 10 (47.62%) CSS
7 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (33.33%) PHP
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (23.81%) Copywriting
9 5 (23.81%) Content Marketing
10 4 (19.05%) AdWords
10 4 (19.05%) Pay per click
11 3 (14.29%) Online Marketing
11 3 (14.29%) XHTML
11 3 (14.29%) FTP
11 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (14.29%) W3C
11 3 (14.29%) .NET
11 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 3 (14.29%) Degree
12 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
12 2 (9.52%) Competitor Analysis
12 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
12 2 (9.52%) Content Writing
12 2 (9.52%) Link Building

SEO Executive 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 2 (9.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Google Analytics
2 4 (19.05%) AdWords
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) Basecamp
3 1 (4.76%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
General
1 19 (90.48%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Italian Language
2 1 (4.76%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) W3C
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Social Media
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) BBC
3 1 (4.76%) Blog
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) SEO
2 14 (66.67%) Analytics
2 14 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (23.81%) Content Marketing
3 5 (23.81%) Copywriting
4 4 (19.05%) Pay per click
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Online Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) Competitor Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Content Writing
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Link Building
7 1 (4.76%) Business Development
7 1 (4.76%) Content Management
7 1 (4.76%) Internet Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Search Engine Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Web Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Google
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
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