The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 78 76 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs citing SEO 19 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.71% 1.32% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.81% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 16
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,950 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £45,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
931 773 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.80% 72.92% 77.26%
Number of salaries quoted 807 660 583
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SEO
South East

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 July 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 30 July 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
Tonbridge - 5 £47,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +17 2 £50,000 +138.09%
Canterbury - 2 £30,000 - 2
Rochester - 2 £32,500 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (60.87%) Marketing
2 24 (52.17%) Pay per click
3 22 (47.83%) Google
4 20 (43.48%) HTML
4 20 (43.48%) .NET
4 20 (43.48%) CSS
5 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
6 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET
6 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
6 17 (36.96%) Analytics
7 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
8 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
8 15 (32.61%) WebTrends
8 15 (32.61%) Google Analytics
9 13 (28.26%) jQuery
9 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
10 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (21.74%) Big Data
10 10 (21.74%) MS Access
10 10 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (21.74%) Data Analysis
11 9 (19.57%) Ajax
11 9 (19.57%) Web Analytics
11 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
11 9 (19.57%) VB.NET
11 9 (19.57%) HTML5
12 8 (17.39%) CSS3
12 8 (17.39%) Social Network
12 8 (17.39%) Web Application Development
13 7 (15.22%) Internet

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (13.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) DNN
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (32.61%) WebTrends
1 15 (32.61%) Google Analytics
2 6 (13.04%) Magento
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (2.17%) nopCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (21.74%) Big Data
2 10 (21.74%) MS Access
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) DTS
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (60.87%) Marketing
2 7 (15.22%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) PPC Manager
2 12 (26.09%) PPC Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) PPC Specialist
2 12 (26.09%) PPC Executive
3 10 (21.74%) Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Data Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Web Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Web Developer
5 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Account Manager
7 5 (10.87%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) HTML
1 20 (43.48%) .NET
1 20 (43.48%) CSS
2 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET
3 13 (28.26%) jQuery
4 9 (19.57%) Ajax
4 9 (19.57%) HTML5
5 8 (17.39%) CSS3
6 1 (2.17%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.17%) Flash
6 1 (2.17%) XHTML
6 1 (2.17%) DHTML
6 1 (2.17%) Web Services
6 1 (2.17%) XML
6 1 (2.17%) XSL
6 1 (2.17%) WinForms
6 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.17%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Social Network
2 5 (10.87%) Copywriting
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Pay per click
2 17 (36.96%) Analytics
3 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
4 10 (21.74%) Data Analysis
5 9 (19.57%) Web Analytics
6 8 (17.39%) Web Application Development
7 7 (15.22%) Web Design
7 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (15.22%) Performance Analysis
7 7 (15.22%) Web Marketing
8 5 (10.87%) Search Engine Marketing
9 3 (6.52%) OOP
9 3 (6.52%) OO
9 3 (6.52%) CRM
9 3 (6.52%) Content Management
9 3 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.52%) Web Development
9 3 (6.52%) Android Development
9 3 (6.52%) iOS Development
10 2 (4.35%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
2 9 (19.57%) VB.NET
3 7 (15.22%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) PHP
5 3 (6.52%) Java
6 2 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Google
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) SAP
4 3 (6.52%) JD Edwards
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle
Dartford, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000
Posted: 22 days ago
Kent
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago