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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 80 88 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing SEO 32 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.71% 1.44% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 1.75% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 5
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
1006 1028 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.25% 82.37% 70.95%
Number of salaries quoted 877 896 479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 - 9 £30,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +8 4 £40,000 -33.33%
Maidstone - 3 £30,000 -
Folkestone -13 1 £32,500 -19.75%
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 23 (43.40%) HTML
2 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.85%) Photoshop
3 19 (35.85%) Marketing
4 18 (33.96%) jQuery
5 17 (32.08%) CSS
5 17 (32.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (32.08%) Analytics
6 14 (26.42%) Games
6 14 (26.42%) Android
6 14 (26.42%) Apple iOS
7 13 (24.53%) .NET
7 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
7 13 (24.53%) Adobe
7 13 (24.53%) CMS
7 13 (24.53%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (22.64%) User Experience
9 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
9 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
9 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
9 10 (18.87%) MVC
9 10 (18.87%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (18.87%) HTML5
9 10 (18.87%) Social Media
10 9 (16.98%) CSS3
11 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
11 8 (15.09%) Google
12 7 (13.21%) C#
12 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 13 (24.53%) CMS
2 4 (7.55%) Confluence
2 4 (7.55%) Railo
2 4 (7.55%) ColdFusion
3 3 (5.66%) WordPress
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) DNN
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Photoshop
2 13 (24.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
3 10 (18.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Google Analytics
2 6 (11.32%) WebTrends
3 2 (3.77%) Magento
4 1 (1.89%) nopCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) MySQL
3 4 (7.55%) MS Access
4 3 (5.66%) Big Data
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.55%) JIRA
2 4 (7.55%) Bitbucket
3 3 (5.66%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (5.66%) Sublime Text
General
1 19 (35.85%) Marketing
2 14 (26.42%) Games
3 6 (11.32%) Retail
4 5 (9.43%) Publishing
5 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (5.66%) Finance
7 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Web Developer
3 13 (24.53%) Designer
3 13 (24.53%) Web Designer
4 8 (15.09%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) SEO Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Website Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Graduate
10 1 (1.89%) Web Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Junior
10 1 (1.89%) ColdFusion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) HTML
2 18 (33.96%) jQuery
3 17 (32.08%) CSS
4 13 (24.53%) .NET
4 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
5 10 (18.87%) HTML5
6 9 (16.98%) CSS3
7 7 (13.21%) Ajax
8 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.55%) ColdBox
8 4 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (7.55%) XML
9 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.77%) Backbone.js
10 2 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.89%) DHTML
11 1 (1.89%) XSL
11 1 (1.89%) Flash
11 1 (1.89%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (22.64%) User Experience
3 10 (18.87%) Social Media
4 6 (11.32%) Social Network
5 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.66%) W3C
7 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Android
1 14 (26.42%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Analytics
1 17 (32.08%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (18.87%) MVC
3 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
4 7 (13.21%) Project Management
4 7 (13.21%) Pay per click
4 7 (13.21%) Web Analytics
4 7 (13.21%) Time Management
4 7 (13.21%) Online Marketing
5 6 (11.32%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (11.32%) Web Application Development
5 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
5 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.66%) TDD
7 3 (5.66%) Web Design
7 3 (5.66%) Search Engine Marketing
8 2 (3.77%) MVVM
8 2 (3.77%) Software Architecture
8 2 (3.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.21%) C#
3 6 (11.32%) SQL
4 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.77%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Adobe
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.09%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) Tealeaf
4 1 (1.89%) Tableau
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