The median annual salary for a SEO Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist
England / West Midlands
Rank 212 242 212
Rank change year-on-year +30 -30  
Permanent jobs requiring an SEO Specialist 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% 0.016% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.017% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £34,375 £30,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +14.58%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4511 5864 4839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.84% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3721 4773 4129
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SEO Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured SEO Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SEO Specialist in the West Midlands

SEO Specialist
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for SEO Specialist in the West Midlands

SEO Specialist
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Birmingham +14 1 - - 1
SEO Specialist
England

SEO Specialist Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, SEO Specialist 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 across the West Midlands region featuring SEO Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SEO
1 4 (100.00%) Automotive
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) DoubleClick
1 4 (100.00%) Google
1 4 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) AdWords
1 4 (100.00%) Kenshoo

SEO Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) AdWords
General
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
1 4 (100.00%) Automotive
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 4 (100.00%) SEO
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) DoubleClick
1 4 (100.00%) Google
1 4 (100.00%) Kenshoo
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago