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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 81 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing SEO 10 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.04% 1.51% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.82% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 7
Average salary £38,750 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £22,200 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
768 1043 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 80.08% 82.98% 75.68%
Number of salaries quoted 687 812 764
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £58,700
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Tunbridge Wells -4 1 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Folkestone - 1 £42,392 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £37,500 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (55.81%) Marketing
2 23 (53.49%) Analytics
3 21 (48.84%) Social Media
4 18 (41.86%) HTML
5 17 (39.53%) CMS
6 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (34.88%) Time Management
7 14 (32.56%) Project Management
7 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
8 13 (30.23%) CSS
8 13 (30.23%) Publishing
8 13 (30.23%) Online Marketing
8 13 (30.23%) jQuery
9 10 (23.26%) MVC
9 10 (23.26%) Google
9 10 (23.26%) Photoshop
10 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
10 8 (18.60%) Google Analytics
10 8 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (16.28%) User Experience
11 7 (16.28%) C#
11 7 (16.28%) .NET
11 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
12 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.95%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (11.63%) Web Analytics
13 5 (11.63%) TDD
13 5 (11.63%) Pay per click
13 5 (11.63%) Degree

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (39.53%) CMS
2 4 (9.30%) ColdFusion
2 4 (9.30%) Confluence
2 4 (9.30%) Railo
3 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 3 (6.98%) WordPress
4 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.33%) DNN
5 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.33%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (2.33%) Kentico
5 1 (2.33%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Photoshop
2 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
3 6 (13.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (9.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.65%) WebTrends
3 1 (2.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
1 4 (9.30%) Bitbucket
2 3 (6.98%) Sublime Text
2 3 (6.98%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (55.81%) Marketing
2 13 (30.23%) Publishing
3 4 (9.30%) Games
3 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.98%) Finance
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Consultant
2 13 (30.23%) SEO Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Web Designer
4 4 (9.30%) Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Website Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Campaign Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Web Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.33%) Junior
7 1 (2.33%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) HTML
2 13 (30.23%) CSS
2 13 (30.23%) jQuery
3 7 (16.28%) .NET
4 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (9.30%) XML
5 4 (9.30%) ColdBox
5 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (9.30%) HTML5
5 4 (9.30%) CSS3
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.33%) JSON
8 1 (2.33%) WCF
8 1 (2.33%) LINQ
8 1 (2.33%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) Social Media
2 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.28%) User Experience
4 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.30%) W3C
5 1 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Android
1 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Analytics
2 15 (34.88%) Time Management
3 14 (32.56%) Project Management
4 13 (30.23%) Online Marketing
5 10 (23.26%) MVC
6 8 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (11.63%) TDD
7 5 (11.63%) Web Analytics
7 5 (11.63%) Pay per click
8 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.98%) Web Design
9 3 (6.98%) Search Engine Marketing
9 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.65%) Email Marketing
10 2 (4.65%) Web Development
10 2 (4.65%) Social Media Marketing
11 1 (2.33%) Performance Analysis
11 1 (2.33%) Content Analysis
11 1 (2.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.28%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Google
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Adobe
4 3 (6.98%) Tealeaf
4 3 (6.98%) Tableau
5 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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