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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 92 79 103
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs citing SEO 9 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% 2.82% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 3.29% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 10
Average salary £24,000 £41,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.46% -31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £21,525
10% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
987 882 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.81% 85.71% 88.70%
Number of salaries quoted 856 793 856
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
Westerham - 1 £32,000 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (57.69%) E-Commerce
2 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) Pay per click
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) .NET
5 10 (38.46%) C#
5 10 (38.46%) Google
5 10 (38.46%) CMS
5 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 10 (38.46%) Social Media
5 10 (38.46%) Analytics
5 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 9 (34.62%) AdWords
6 9 (34.62%) Data Protection
6 9 (34.62%) Advertising
6 9 (34.62%) Retail
6 9 (34.62%) Marketing
7 8 (30.77%) CSS
8 7 (26.92%) W3C
8 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
8 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
8 7 (26.92%) jQuery
8 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Sitecore
8 7 (26.92%) CSS3
8 7 (26.92%) HTML5
9 6 (23.08%) Software Architecture
9 6 (23.08%) R

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (38.46%) CMS
2 6 (23.08%) IIS
2 6 (23.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (15.38%) WordPress
4 2 (7.69%) Kentico
5 1 (3.85%) Sitefinity
5 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) AdWords
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) Google Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.85%) Office 365
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 9 (34.62%) Advertising
1 9 (34.62%) Marketing
1 9 (34.62%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Web Developer
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Web Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Designer
5 3 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (11.54%) Marketing Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Web Designer
6 2 (7.69%) PPC Manager
6 2 (7.69%) SEO Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Social Media Manager
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
3 8 (30.77%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
4 7 (26.92%) CSS3
4 7 (26.92%) HTML5
4 7 (26.92%) jQuery
5 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 6 (23.08%) Backbone.js
5 6 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (23.08%) LINQ
6 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (11.54%) React
7 3 (11.54%) Sass
8 1 (3.85%) JSON
8 1 (3.85%) JSP
8 1 (3.85%) Web Services
8 1 (3.85%) XHTML
8 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Social Media
2 7 (26.92%) W3C
3 4 (15.38%) User Experience
4 2 (7.69%) New Media
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Blog
5 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) E-Commerce
2 12 (46.15%) Pay per click
3 10 (38.46%) Analytics
4 9 (34.62%) Data Protection
5 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 6 (23.08%) Change Management
6 6 (23.08%) MVC
6 6 (23.08%) MVVM
6 6 (23.08%) OWASP
6 6 (23.08%) Software Architecture
6 6 (23.08%) System Testing
6 6 (23.08%) TDD
7 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
7 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.69%) B2C
9 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) R
5 4 (15.38%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Google
2 7 (26.92%) Sitecore
3 5 (19.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
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