The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 95 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing SEO 5 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.46% 0.95% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.17% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 21
Median salary £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,300 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
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
967 766 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.21% 80.72% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 835 687 851
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,700 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in Kent

SEO
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 2 £35,000 - 1
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for SEO.

1 11 (73.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (66.67%) Pay per click
3 9 (60.00%) Social Media
4 8 (53.33%) Advertising
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) Data Protection
5 7 (46.67%) Retail
5 7 (46.67%) Google
5 7 (46.67%) Analytics
5 7 (46.67%) AdWords
6 6 (40.00%) Web Development
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (40.00%) PHP
7 5 (33.33%) CSS
7 5 (33.33%) HTML
7 5 (33.33%) HTML5
7 5 (33.33%) CSS3
7 5 (33.33%) jQuery
8 4 (26.67%) Marketing
8 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 4 (26.67%) WordPress
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
8 4 (26.67%) User Experience
9 3 (20.00%) MySQL
9 3 (20.00%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) Web Design
9 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (13.33%) MVC
10 2 (13.33%) LAMP

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) WordPress
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Kentico
3 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) AdWords
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 8 (53.33%) Advertising
2 7 (46.67%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) Marketing
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Developer
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) CSS3
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) HTML5
1 5 (33.33%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) LAMP
3 2 (13.33%) React
3 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) Aurelia
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) JSP
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) Sass
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Social Media
2 4 (26.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (66.67%) Pay per click
3 7 (46.67%) Analytics
3 7 (46.67%) Data Protection
4 6 (40.00%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Web Design
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Mobile First
8 1 (6.67%) Mobile Marketing
8 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) PHP
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
Sevenoaks, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago