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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 80 82 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs citing SEO 20 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.99% 1.17% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.54% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 14
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,050 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
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
838 843 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.30% 76.01% 76.09%
Number of salaries quoted 707 721 570
Average salary £41,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 5 £30,000 - 2
Tonbridge - 3 £47,500 -
Folkestone -7 2 £34,000 -2.85%
Rochester - 2 £32,500 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (54.90%) Marketing
2 24 (47.06%) Pay per click
3 22 (43.14%) .NET
4 21 (41.18%) Google
4 21 (41.18%) HTML
5 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
5 20 (39.22%) CSS
6 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET
7 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 18 (35.29%) Analytics
8 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 16 (31.37%) E-Commerce
9 16 (31.37%) WebTrends
10 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 15 (29.41%) Google Analytics
11 13 (25.49%) jQuery
12 11 (21.57%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (21.57%) MS Access
12 11 (21.57%) Data Analysis
13 10 (19.61%) Web Analytics
13 10 (19.61%) SQL
13 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (19.61%) Big Data
14 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
14 9 (17.65%) HTML5
14 9 (17.65%) VB.NET
14 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
14 9 (17.65%) Ajax
15 8 (15.69%) Retail
15 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (9.80%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) DNN
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (21.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (5.88%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.96%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (31.37%) WebTrends
2 15 (29.41%) Google Analytics
3 6 (11.76%) Magento
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.96%) nopCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) MS Access
3 10 (19.61%) Big Data
3 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) MySQL
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) DTS
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (54.90%) Marketing
2 8 (15.69%) Retail
3 6 (11.76%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Data Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) PPC Specialist
2 11 (21.57%) PPC Manager
2 11 (21.57%) PPC Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) PPC Executive
3 10 (19.61%) Web Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Web Developer
5 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Account Manager
7 5 (9.80%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Web Designer
9 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) .NET
2 21 (41.18%) HTML
3 20 (39.22%) CSS
4 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET
5 13 (25.49%) jQuery
6 9 (17.65%) HTML5
6 9 (17.65%) Ajax
7 8 (15.69%) CSS3
8 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.92%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.92%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.96%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (1.96%) Web Services
10 1 (1.96%) XML
10 1 (1.96%) XSL
10 1 (1.96%) Flash
10 1 (1.96%) XHTML
10 1 (1.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Social Network
2 5 (9.80%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 6 (11.76%) Android
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Pay per click
2 18 (35.29%) Analytics
3 16 (31.37%) E-Commerce
4 11 (21.57%) Data Analysis
5 10 (19.61%) Web Analytics
6 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (15.69%) Web Application Development
6 8 (15.69%) Performance Analysis
7 7 (13.73%) Web Design
7 7 (13.73%) Web Marketing
8 5 (9.80%) Web Development
8 5 (9.80%) Search Engine Marketing
9 4 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.88%) Android Development
10 3 (5.88%) iOS Development
10 3 (5.88%) MVC
10 3 (5.88%) Content Management
10 3 (5.88%) OOP
10 3 (5.88%) OO
10 3 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 10 (19.61%) SQL
3 9 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 6 (11.76%) PHP
5 4 (7.84%) C#
6 3 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Google
2 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) SAP
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) Adobe
4 3 (5.88%) JD Edwards
Canterbury, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
TheSmartList
Salary: + £2k performance related bonus after 6 months
Posted: 13 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 20 days ago