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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 75 73 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing SEO 27 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.51% 2.01% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.39% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 8
Average salary £38,750 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
886 837 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.27% 83.95% 78.79%
Number of salaries quoted 795 702 743
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -5.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Stansted - 11 - -
Folkestone -2 5 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £30,000 - 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £35,000 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 37 (72.55%) Marketing
2 35 (68.63%) Pay per click
3 28 (54.90%) Digital Marketing
4 21 (41.18%) HTML
4 21 (41.18%) E-Commerce
5 18 (35.29%) Google
5 18 (35.29%) Google Analytics
5 18 (35.29%) Analytics
6 17 (33.33%) CMS
7 16 (31.37%) CSS
8 14 (27.45%) User Experience
9 13 (25.49%) C#
9 13 (25.49%) .NET
10 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
11 11 (21.57%) Adobe
11 11 (21.57%) IIS
11 11 (21.57%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
12 10 (19.61%) Windows
12 10 (19.61%) Retail
13 9 (17.65%) MVC
13 9 (17.65%) Adobe After Effects
13 9 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
13 9 (17.65%) Project Management
13 9 (17.65%) Photoshop
13 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
13 9 (17.65%) Data Protection
13 9 (17.65%) Sitecore
13 9 (17.65%) Magento

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 17 (33.33%) CMS
2 11 (21.57%) IIS
3 6 (11.76%) Umbraco
3 6 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.96%) Kentico
4 1 (1.96%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.96%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) DNN
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Photoshop
1 9 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (17.65%) Adobe After Effects
2 7 (13.73%) InDesign
3 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.92%) Fireworks
3 2 (3.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Magento
2 2 (3.92%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (35.29%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.80%) ReSharper
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (72.55%) Marketing
2 10 (19.61%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) PPC Specialist
1 21 (41.18%) PPC Manager
1 21 (41.18%) PPC Analyst
1 21 (41.18%) PPC Executive
2 14 (27.45%) Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Consultant
3 10 (19.61%) Digital Marketing Consultant
3 10 (19.61%) Marketing Consultant
4 9 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 9 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 8 (15.69%) C# Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Sales Executive
6 7 (13.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Junior
7 5 (9.80%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Junior Developer
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (41.18%) HTML
2 16 (31.37%) CSS
3 13 (25.49%) .NET
4 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
6 7 (13.73%) jQuery
7 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.80%) Backbone.js
8 5 (9.80%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (9.80%) HTML5
8 5 (9.80%) CSS3
8 5 (9.80%) LINQ
9 4 (7.84%) XML
9 4 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.88%) XSLT
11 2 (3.92%) XHTML
11 2 (3.92%) Classic ASP
11 2 (3.92%) Web Services
11 2 (3.92%) JSON
11 2 (3.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) User Experience
2 9 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 7 (13.73%) W3C
4 4 (7.84%) Social Media
5 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.92%) New Media
6 2 (3.92%) PMI
7 1 (1.96%) Statistics
7 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Android
2 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Pay per click
2 28 (54.90%) Digital Marketing
3 21 (41.18%) E-Commerce
4 18 (35.29%) Analytics
5 11 (21.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (17.65%) Data Protection
6 9 (17.65%) Project Management
6 9 (17.65%) MVC
7 5 (9.80%) Change Management
7 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.80%) System Testing
7 5 (9.80%) TDD
7 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.80%) OWASP
7 5 (9.80%) Software Architecture
7 5 (9.80%) MVVM
8 3 (5.88%) Mobile Marketing
8 3 (5.88%) Web Analytics
8 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.92%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) C#
2 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.73%) SQL
4 2 (3.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Google
2 11 (21.57%) Adobe
3 9 (17.65%) Sitecore
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago