The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 293 227 212
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -15
Permanent jobs citing SEO 151 282 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 1.33% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.56% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 120 177 202
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
SEO
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
15649 18106 19545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.63% 85.23% 83.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13142 14499 15601
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SEO
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the South East region.

SEO Salary Trend in the South East

SEO
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in the South East

SEO
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Surrey +6 41 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Berkshire -30 32 £32,000 -25.58% 7
West Sussex +19 21 £33,000 -17.50% 1
East Sussex -7 17 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Oxfordshire -27 13 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 12 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Hampshire -18 9 £27,500 +7.31% 3
Kent -22 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Home Counties - 3 £37,500 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 South East region with a requirement for SEO.

1 181 (56.04%) HTML
2 169 (52.32%) CSS
3 157 (48.61%) Marketing
4 143 (44.27%) JavaScript
5 115 (35.60%) Analytics
6 111 (34.37%) Web Development
7 95 (29.41%) CMS
8 89 (27.55%) Google
9 82 (25.39%) Digital Marketing
10 77 (23.84%) Pay per click
11 75 (23.22%) jQuery
12 73 (22.60%) HTML5
13 72 (22.29%) E-Commerce
14 69 (21.36%) Social Media
15 68 (21.05%) .NET
16 67 (20.74%) Google Analytics
17 58 (17.96%) C#
17 58 (17.96%) User Experience
18 57 (17.65%) ASP.NET
18 57 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
19 55 (17.03%) PHP
20 54 (16.72%) MVC
21 53 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
22 51 (15.79%) CSS3
23 46 (14.24%) SQL Server
23 46 (14.24%) Microsoft
24 43 (13.31%) Advertising
24 43 (13.31%) WordPress
25 42 (13.00%) Project Management
26 40 (12.38%) XML

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 95 (29.41%) CMS
2 43 (13.31%) WordPress
3 18 (5.57%) IIS
4 15 (4.64%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (3.10%) Drupal
7 9 (2.79%) Apache Solr
7 9 (2.79%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.48%) Joomla!
8 8 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.86%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.55%) Kentico
11 4 (1.24%) Apache
11 4 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.93%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.93%) nginx
12 3 (0.93%) Perch
13 2 (0.62%) SAS
14 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.31%) Magnolia
Applications
1 35 (10.84%) Photoshop
2 20 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 16 (4.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (3.72%) MS Office
4 12 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (1.55%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.62%) MS Project
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.31%) GIMP
8 1 (0.31%) InDesign
8 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.17%) Magento
2 5 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.93%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.62%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.31%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 67 (20.74%) Google Analytics
2 27 (8.36%) AdWords
3 21 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (3.41%) Google Tag Manager
6 8 (2.48%) SaaS
7 4 (1.24%) Office 365
8 3 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.93%) Basecamp
8 3 (0.93%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.62%) GitHub
9 2 (0.62%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.98%) Internet
2 11 (3.41%) Intranet
3 5 (1.55%) HTTP
4 3 (0.93%) DNS
4 3 (0.93%) Firewall
5 2 (0.62%) SSH
5 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.24%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (4.02%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.10%) MySQL
6 8 (2.48%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.48%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.31%) Big Data
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 36 (11.15%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.88%) Subversion
3 14 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.48%) Ant
4 8 (2.48%) Eclipse
4 8 (2.48%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.55%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (1.55%) HttpUnit
6 4 (1.24%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.93%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.93%) JIRA
8 2 (0.62%) gulp
9 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.31%) Bower
9 1 (0.31%) Grunt
9 1 (0.31%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.31%) Selenium
9 1 (0.31%) Visual Website Optimizer
9 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.31%) webpack
General
1 157 (48.61%) Marketing
2 43 (13.31%) Advertising
3 36 (11.15%) Finance
4 17 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.72%) Brand Awareness
5 12 (3.72%) Retail
6 9 (2.79%) Banking
7 6 (1.86%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.55%) Publishing
9 3 (0.93%) Games
9 3 (0.93%) Legal
9 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.93%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 121 (37.46%) Developer
2 57 (17.65%) Web Developer
3 35 (10.84%) .NET Developer
4 34 (10.53%) SEO Manager
5 26 (8.05%) SEO Executive
6 21 (6.50%) C# Developer
6 21 (6.50%) Marketing Executive
6 21 (6.50%) Project Manager
7 19 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 18 (5.57%) Digital Executive
8 18 (5.57%) Junior
9 17 (5.26%) Designer
9 17 (5.26%) HTML Developer
9 17 (5.26%) PHP Developer
9 17 (5.26%) SEO Specialist
10 16 (4.95%) Analyst
10 16 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 16 (4.95%) HTML CSS Developer
11 15 (4.64%) Account Manager
11 15 (4.64%) Digital Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (56.04%) HTML
2 169 (52.32%) CSS
3 75 (23.22%) jQuery
4 73 (22.60%) HTML5
5 68 (21.05%) .NET
6 57 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 51 (15.79%) CSS3
8 40 (12.38%) XML
9 29 (8.98%) Web Services
10 23 (7.12%) AngularJS
11 21 (6.50%) Ajax
12 20 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (4.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (4.64%) Sass
15 12 (3.72%) JSON
16 11 (3.41%) CAML
17 10 (3.10%) Spring
18 9 (2.79%) Middleware
19 8 (2.48%) JSP
20 7 (2.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 69 (21.36%) Social Media
2 58 (17.96%) User Experience
3 53 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (8.36%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.48%) Graphic Design
5 8 (2.48%) iPad
6 7 (2.17%) W3C
7 6 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.86%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.55%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.55%) Blog
9 4 (1.24%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.62%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.62%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.62%) Social Network
11 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.62%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.95%) Linux
2 15 (4.64%) Windows
3 10 (3.10%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.93%) Android
5 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.93%) Debian
5 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (35.60%) Analytics
2 111 (34.37%) Web Development
3 82 (25.39%) Digital Marketing
4 77 (23.84%) Pay per click
5 72 (22.29%) E-Commerce
6 57 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (16.72%) MVC
8 42 (13.00%) Project Management
9 35 (10.84%) Web Design
10 33 (10.22%) CRM
11 28 (8.67%) Content Management
12 27 (8.36%) Marketing Strategy
13 24 (7.43%) B2B
14 23 (7.12%) Front End Development
14 23 (7.12%) Online Marketing
15 22 (6.81%) B2C
16 21 (6.50%) Email Marketing
17 20 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
17 20 (6.19%) Time Management
18 17 (5.26%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 143 (44.27%) JavaScript
2 58 (17.96%) C#
3 55 (17.03%) PHP
4 36 (11.15%) SQL
5 12 (3.72%) Java
5 12 (3.72%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.55%) Python
7 2 (0.62%) C
7 2 (0.62%) R
7 2 (0.62%) VBA
8 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.31%) Perl
8 1 (0.31%) VB
8 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (8.98%) Degree
2 5 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.17%) QA
2 5 (1.55%) SLA
3 4 (1.24%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Ansible
1 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 89 (27.55%) Google
2 46 (14.24%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.43%) Adobe
4 16 (4.95%) Twitter
5 10 (3.10%) Facebook
6 9 (2.79%) EPiServer
7 7 (2.17%) hybris
8 6 (1.86%) Yahoo!
9 5 (1.55%) DoubleClick
10 4 (1.24%) HubSpot
10 4 (1.24%) Rackspace
10 4 (1.24%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.93%) Palo Alto
12 2 (0.62%) Coremetrics
12 2 (0.62%) Endeca
12 2 (0.62%) LANDesk
12 2 (0.62%) Oracle
12 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.62%) Siemens
12 2 (0.62%) Tableau
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