The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 72 84 68
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing SEO 19 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.96% 1.04% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 1.30% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 11
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
SEO
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
803 845 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.95% 79.57% 79.43%
Number of salaries quoted 665 724 571
Average salary £41,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.74% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SEO
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SEO Salary Trend in Kent

SEO
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Kent

SEO
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - 5 £30,000 -
Folkestone -6 2 £34,000 -2.85%
Rochester - 2 £32,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £20,000 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO.

1 27 (54.00%) Marketing
2 23 (46.00%) Pay per click
3 21 (42.00%) Google
4 20 (40.00%) HTML
4 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 19 (38.00%) .NET
5 19 (38.00%) CSS
6 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET
7 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (34.00%) Analytics
8 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
9 15 (30.00%) E-Commerce
9 15 (30.00%) WebTrends
10 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
10 14 (28.00%) Google Analytics
11 11 (22.00%) jQuery
12 10 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 10 (20.00%) Data Analysis
13 9 (18.00%) Web Analytics
13 9 (18.00%) SQL
13 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
13 9 (18.00%) MS Access
13 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (18.00%) Big Data
14 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (16.00%) Apple iOS
15 7 (14.00%) Ajax
15 7 (14.00%) Retail
15 7 (14.00%) Web Design
15 7 (14.00%) Internet

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) DNN
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.00%) Photoshop
3 4 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (30.00%) WebTrends
2 14 (28.00%) Google Analytics
3 4 (8.00%) Magento
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (2.00%) nopCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) MS Access
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (18.00%) Big Data
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) DTS
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (54.00%) Marketing
2 7 (14.00%) Retail
2 7 (14.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) PPC Manager
2 10 (20.00%) PPC Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) PPC Specialist
2 10 (20.00%) PPC Executive
3 9 (18.00%) Data Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Web Developer
4 8 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Web Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Account Manager
7 5 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Designer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Web Designer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) HTML
2 19 (38.00%) .NET
2 19 (38.00%) CSS
3 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (22.00%) jQuery
5 7 (14.00%) Ajax
5 7 (14.00%) HTML5
6 6 (12.00%) CSS3
7 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (4.00%) Backbone.js
8 2 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.00%) WinForms
9 1 (2.00%) Classic ASP
9 1 (2.00%) DHTML
9 1 (2.00%) Flash
9 1 (2.00%) XHTML
9 1 (2.00%) Web Services
9 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) User Experience
2 6 (12.00%) Social Network
3 5 (10.00%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (14.00%) Android
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Pay per click
2 17 (34.00%) Analytics
3 15 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 10 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 9 (18.00%) Web Analytics
6 7 (14.00%) Web Design
6 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.00%) Web Marketing
6 7 (14.00%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (12.00%) Web Application Development
8 5 (10.00%) Search Engine Marketing
8 5 (10.00%) Web Development
8 5 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (8.00%) MVC
10 3 (6.00%) Content Management
10 3 (6.00%) OOP
10 3 (6.00%) Android Development
10 3 (6.00%) iOS Development
11 2 (4.00%) Software Architecture
11 2 (4.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (10.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Google
2 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Adobe
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
Kent
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
TheSmartList
Salary: + £2k performance related bonus after 6 months
Posted: 14 days ago