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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 74 92 68
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs citing SEO 31 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.74% 1.20% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 1.45% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 8
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -17.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £22,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
958 1035 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.55% 82.80% 72.74%
Number of salaries quoted 829 907 469
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 - 9 £30,000 - 1
Maidstone - 4 £30,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +15 2 £27,500 +59.42%
Folkestone -11 2 £33,250 -17.90% 1
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 24 (47.06%) HTML
2 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
2 19 (37.25%) CSS
2 19 (37.25%) Marketing
3 17 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 16 (31.37%) jQuery
4 16 (31.37%) Analytics
5 15 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (29.41%) .NET
5 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
6 13 (25.49%) CMS
6 13 (25.49%) Games
6 13 (25.49%) Apple iOS
6 13 (25.49%) Android
7 12 (23.53%) User Experience
8 11 (21.57%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (21.57%) Adobe
8 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
8 11 (21.57%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (19.61%) Web Analytics
9 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (19.61%) HTML5
9 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
9 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
10 9 (17.65%) CSS3
10 9 (17.65%) Google
11 8 (15.69%) Pay per click
11 8 (15.69%) Google Analytics
12 7 (13.73%) Performance Analysis

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 13 (25.49%) CMS
2 3 (5.88%) WordPress
3 2 (3.92%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) Railo
3 2 (3.92%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) DNN
Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (21.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (21.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Google Analytics
2 7 (13.73%) WebTrends
3 3 (5.88%) Magento
4 1 (1.96%) nopCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) MS Access
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) Big Data
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (5.88%) Sublime Text
3 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
General
1 19 (37.25%) Marketing
2 13 (25.49%) Games
3 6 (11.76%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Finance
4 3 (5.88%) Publishing
5 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Web Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Web Designer
3 11 (21.57%) Designer
4 8 (15.69%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Front-End Web Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) SEO Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Website Developer
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Web Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) HTML
2 19 (37.25%) CSS
3 16 (31.37%) jQuery
4 15 (29.41%) .NET
4 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 10 (19.61%) HTML5
6 9 (17.65%) CSS3
7 7 (13.73%) Ajax
8 4 (7.84%) XML
9 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.92%) ColdBox
10 2 (3.92%) Backbone.js
10 2 (3.92%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.96%) DHTML
11 1 (1.96%) Silverlight
11 1 (1.96%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) User Experience
2 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.76%) Social Network
3 6 (11.76%) Social Media
4 3 (5.88%) W3C
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Android
1 13 (25.49%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Analytics
2 15 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
3 10 (19.61%) Web Analytics
4 8 (15.69%) Pay per click
5 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (13.73%) MVC
5 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
5 7 (13.73%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (11.76%) Web Application Development
6 6 (11.76%) Web Design
7 4 (7.84%) Web Development
8 3 (5.88%) Search Engine Marketing
8 3 (5.88%) Time Management
8 3 (5.88%) Online Marketing
8 3 (5.88%) Project Management
8 3 (5.88%) Content Management
8 3 (5.88%) Web Marketing
9 2 (3.92%) MVVM
9 2 (3.92%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.88%) PHP
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Adobe
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.65%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) Tealeaf
4 1 (1.96%) Tableau
Folkestone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 8 days ago