The median annual salary for a SEO Executive was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Executive
UK
Rank 852 932 924
Rank change year-on-year +80 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Executive 8 24 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.023% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.024% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 16
Median salary £22,500 £29,500 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.72% +24.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £34,600 £27,750
UK excluding London median salary £22,000 £28,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year -22.80% +18.75%  

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 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
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 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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO Executive over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO Executive in the UK

SEO Executive
Top 16 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 26 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 +95 8 £22,500 -25.00% 6
London +76 2 £36,000 -10.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £21,000 -
North East - 2 £21,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £21,000 -
South East +58 1 - - 1
East of England +22 1 £25,500 -7.27%
Yorkshire +12 1 £22,500 +12.50%
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Brighton - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £22,500 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £25,500 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £22,500 -

SEO Executive Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 27 (100.00%) SEO
2 20 (74.07%) Marketing
3 18 (66.67%) Analytics
4 16 (59.26%) Google
5 13 (48.15%) Social Media
6 10 (37.04%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (37.04%) Pay per click
7 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 8 (29.63%) HTML
8 8 (29.63%) Google Analytics
9 7 (25.93%) Web Analytics
10 5 (18.52%) Link Building
10 5 (18.52%) AdWords
11 4 (14.81%) Content Marketing
11 4 (14.81%) Internet Marketing
11 4 (14.81%) Online Marketing
11 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
11 4 (14.81%) Internet
11 4 (14.81%) Banking
11 4 (14.81%) Degree
12 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
12 3 (11.11%) Finance
12 3 (11.11%) CSS
12 3 (11.11%) XML
12 3 (11.11%) Copywriting
12 3 (11.11%) WordPress
12 3 (11.11%) Search Engine Marketing
12 3 (11.11%) User Experience
12 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
12 3 (11.11%) Affiliate Marketing

SEO Executive 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) WordPress
2 2 (7.41%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Google Analytics
2 5 (18.52%) AdWords
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (3.70%) Basecamp
3 1 (3.70%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
General
1 20 (74.07%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Social Media
2 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) SEO
2 18 (66.67%) Analytics
3 10 (37.04%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (37.04%) Pay per click
4 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 7 (25.93%) Web Analytics
6 5 (18.52%) Link Building
7 4 (14.81%) Content Marketing
7 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) Internet Marketing
7 4 (14.81%) Online Marketing
8 3 (11.11%) Affiliate Marketing
8 3 (11.11%) Copywriting
8 3 (11.11%) Lead Generation
8 3 (11.11%) Multichannel Retail
8 3 (11.11%) Search Engine Marketing
9 2 (7.41%) Campaign Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Content Writing
9 2 (7.41%) Social Media Marketing
9 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford
ECOM
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago