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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 59 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -1
Permanent jobs citing SEO 37 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.40% 1.94% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 2.30% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 11
Average salary £38,750 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.01% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
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
915 955 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.02% 84.36% 75.02%
Number of salaries quoted 795 824 676
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
Stansted - 17 - -
Tunbridge Wells -17 6 £36,250 -27.50%
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 - 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £35,000 - 1
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 37 (78.72%) Marketing
2 34 (72.34%) Pay per click
3 29 (61.70%) Digital Marketing
4 17 (36.17%) HTML
4 17 (36.17%) E-Commerce
4 17 (36.17%) Analytics
5 16 (34.04%) CSS
5 16 (34.04%) Google
5 16 (34.04%) Google Analytics
6 14 (29.79%) User Experience
7 13 (27.66%) CMS
8 11 (23.40%) Adobe
8 11 (23.40%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (21.28%) Project Management
10 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
10 9 (19.15%) Magento
10 9 (19.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (19.15%) Adobe After Effects
10 9 (19.15%) Photoshop
10 9 (19.15%) .NET
10 9 (19.15%) C#
11 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
11 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
11 8 (17.02%) Retail
12 7 (14.89%) InDesign
12 7 (14.89%) IIS
12 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
12 7 (14.89%) jQuery
12 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
12 7 (14.89%) Android

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (27.66%) CMS
2 7 (14.89%) IIS
3 6 (12.77%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) DNN
5 1 (2.13%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (2.13%) Kentico
5 1 (2.13%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (19.15%) Adobe After Effects
1 9 (19.15%) Photoshop
2 7 (14.89%) InDesign
3 2 (4.26%) Fireworks
3 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Magento
2 2 (4.26%) WebTrends
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
General
1 37 (78.72%) Marketing
2 8 (17.02%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) PPC Specialist
1 19 (40.43%) PPC Manager
1 19 (40.43%) PPC Analyst
1 19 (40.43%) PPC Executive
2 11 (23.40%) Consultant
3 10 (21.28%) Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Digital Marketing Consultant
3 10 (21.28%) Marketing Consultant
4 7 (14.89%) Sales Executive
5 5 (10.64%) Junior
5 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Junior Developer
6 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) SEO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) HTML
2 16 (34.04%) CSS
3 9 (19.15%) .NET
4 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.89%) jQuery
6 5 (10.64%) CSS3
6 5 (10.64%) HTML5
7 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.51%) XML
7 4 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.38%) XSLT
9 2 (4.26%) Zurb Foundation
9 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.26%) WCF
9 2 (4.26%) JSON
9 2 (4.26%) XHTML
9 2 (4.26%) Web Services
9 2 (4.26%) Classic ASP
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) User Experience
2 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
3 6 (12.77%) Social Media
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) W3C
6 2 (4.26%) PMI
6 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
1 7 (14.89%) Android
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Pay per click
2 29 (61.70%) Digital Marketing
3 17 (36.17%) E-Commerce
3 17 (36.17%) Analytics
4 11 (23.40%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (21.28%) Project Management
6 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
7 5 (10.64%) MVC
8 4 (8.51%) Time Management
9 3 (6.38%) Web Analytics
9 3 (6.38%) Mobile Marketing
10 2 (4.26%) Campaign Management
10 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.13%) Content Analysis
11 1 (2.13%) Line Management
11 1 (2.13%) CRM
11 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.13%) OO
11 1 (2.13%) Change Management
11 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) C#
2 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.38%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Google
2 11 (23.40%) Adobe
3 5 (10.64%) Sitecore
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
Sevenoaks, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago