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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 75 90 72
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing SEO 33 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.03% 1.09% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 1.28% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 32 12 5
Average salary £40,500 £60,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% +118.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,900 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +3.17%
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
920 939 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.56% 85.05% 70.21%
Number of salaries quoted 819 803 438
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £59,500 £60,000
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Folkestone - 5 £41,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +8 4 £40,000 -33.33%
Canterbury - 4 £30,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £30,000 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (49.09%) Marketing
2 24 (43.64%) Analytics
3 19 (34.55%) Social Media
3 19 (34.55%) HTML
3 19 (34.55%) Photoshop
4 18 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (29.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (29.09%) CMS
6 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 14 (25.45%) Time Management
8 13 (23.64%) Android
8 13 (23.64%) Apple iOS
8 13 (23.64%) Online Marketing
8 13 (23.64%) Project Management
8 13 (23.64%) Adobe
8 13 (23.64%) Games
8 13 (23.64%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (23.64%) Publishing
9 12 (21.82%) MVC
10 11 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 11 (20.00%) CSS
10 11 (20.00%) jQuery
11 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.36%) Google
13 8 (14.55%) Web Analytics
13 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
13 8 (14.55%) C#
13 8 (14.55%) .NET

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (29.09%) CMS
2 4 (7.27%) ColdFusion
2 4 (7.27%) Confluence
2 4 (7.27%) Railo
3 3 (5.45%) WordPress
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Photoshop
2 13 (23.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.82%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Google Analytics
2 5 (9.09%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.82%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) MS Access
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.64%) Big Data
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) JIRA
1 4 (7.27%) Bitbucket
2 3 (5.45%) Sublime Text
2 3 (5.45%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
General
1 27 (49.09%) Marketing
2 13 (23.64%) Games
2 13 (23.64%) Publishing
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 4 (7.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (5.45%) Finance
6 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Designer
2 13 (23.64%) Consultant
2 13 (23.64%) Web Designer
2 13 (23.64%) SEO Consultant
3 7 (12.73%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Website Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Campaign Manager
7 1 (1.82%) Junior
7 1 (1.82%) Graduate
7 1 (1.82%) ColdFusion Developer
7 1 (1.82%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (1.82%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) HTML
2 11 (20.00%) CSS
2 11 (20.00%) jQuery
3 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.55%) .NET
4 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (7.27%) ColdBox
5 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.45%) HTML5
6 3 (5.45%) CSS3
6 3 (5.45%) Backbone.js
6 3 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (5.45%) XML
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.82%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Social Media
2 18 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) User Experience
4 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.27%) W3C
5 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Android
1 13 (23.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Analytics
2 16 (29.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (25.45%) Time Management
4 13 (23.64%) Online Marketing
4 13 (23.64%) Project Management
5 12 (21.82%) MVC
6 8 (14.55%) Web Analytics
7 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.73%) Pay per click
8 5 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.09%) TDD
8 5 (9.09%) Search Engine Marketing
8 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.45%) Software Architecture
10 3 (5.45%) MVVM
10 3 (5.45%) Web Design
10 3 (5.45%) Web Development
11 1 (1.82%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.55%) C#
3 6 (10.91%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Adobe
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) Google
3 3 (5.45%) Tealeaf
3 3 (5.45%) Tableau
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
Kent
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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