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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 314 271 212
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -59
Permanent jobs citing SEO 144 214 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.99% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.17% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 118 150 212
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
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
16519 18327 19777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.47% 84.51% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13890 14456 15722
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 May 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 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
Surrey -3 42 £36,250 -4.49% 5
Hampshire +13 22 £26,750 +16.30% 1
Berkshire -37 22 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Buckinghamshire +25 14 £27,500 -38.88% 2
West Sussex +3 14 £42,000 +29.23%
East Sussex +17 13 £40,000 +33.33%
Oxfordshire -18 8 £36,250 +20.83% 3
Kent -9 6 £24,500 -18.33% 3
Home Counties - 2 £37,500 -
Middlesex +11 1 £40,000 +14.28%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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

1 224 (65.88%) HTML
2 214 (62.94%) CSS
3 186 (54.71%) JavaScript
4 150 (44.12%) Marketing
5 140 (41.18%) Web Development
6 116 (34.12%) HTML5
7 114 (33.53%) jQuery
8 103 (30.29%) Analytics
9 101 (29.71%) .NET
10 98 (28.82%) CMS
11 94 (27.65%) User Experience
12 91 (26.76%) CSS3
13 89 (26.18%) Google
14 84 (24.71%) Digital Marketing
14 84 (24.71%) C#
15 83 (24.41%) ASP.NET
16 82 (24.12%) E-Commerce
17 79 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
18 75 (22.06%) SQL Server
19 64 (18.82%) Finance
19 64 (18.82%) Social Media
20 61 (17.94%) WordPress
21 59 (17.35%) PHP
21 59 (17.35%) Google Analytics
22 58 (17.06%) Microsoft
23 57 (16.76%) MVC
24 55 (16.18%) Web Design
25 54 (15.88%) Photoshop
26 52 (15.29%) XML
26 52 (15.29%) Pay per click

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 98 (28.82%) CMS
2 61 (17.94%) WordPress
3 40 (11.76%) IIS
4 18 (5.29%) SharePoint
5 17 (5.00%) Kentico
5 17 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (4.12%) Drupal
7 12 (3.53%) Joomla!
7 12 (3.53%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (2.35%) Apache Solr
9 8 (2.35%) Node.js
10 7 (2.06%) Apache
10 7 (2.06%) nginx
11 5 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.88%) Perch
13 2 (0.59%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.29%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
14 1 (0.29%) Magnolia
Applications
1 54 (15.88%) Photoshop
2 22 (6.47%) MS Excel
3 16 (4.71%) MS Office
4 13 (3.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (3.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (3.24%) GIMP
7 9 (2.65%) Fireworks
7 9 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (1.76%) Acrobat
9 4 (1.18%) InDesign
10 2 (0.59%) MS Project
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.29%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.24%) Magento
2 8 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.88%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.59%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 59 (17.35%) Google Analytics
2 31 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (6.18%) AdWords
4 15 (4.41%) SaaS
5 13 (3.82%) Google Tag Manager
6 10 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (1.47%) Rackspace Cloud
8 4 (1.18%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (1.18%) Office 365
9 3 (0.88%) Basecamp
9 3 (0.88%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.59%) GitHub
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.94%) Internet
2 13 (3.82%) Intranet
3 6 (1.76%) HTTP
4 5 (1.47%) Bluetooth
4 5 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.47%) Wireless
5 3 (0.88%) Firewall
6 2 (0.59%) SSH
7 1 (0.29%) Extranet
7 1 (0.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (7.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (4.12%) MySQL
5 13 (3.82%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.18%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 49 (14.41%) Git (software)
2 45 (13.24%) Subversion
3 18 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (4.12%) Visual Studio
5 13 (3.82%) Ant
5 13 (3.82%) Eclipse
6 9 (2.65%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (1.76%) Jasmine
7 6 (1.76%) Selenium
8 5 (1.47%) HttpUnit
8 5 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (1.47%) Mocha
8 5 (1.47%) QUnit
9 3 (0.88%) JIRA
10 2 (0.59%) gulp
11 1 (0.29%) Bower
11 1 (0.29%) Grunt
11 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.29%) webpack
General
1 150 (44.12%) Marketing
2 64 (18.82%) Finance
3 44 (12.94%) Advertising
4 19 (5.59%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.41%) Banking
6 14 (4.12%) Retail
7 6 (1.76%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.76%) Brand Awareness
7 6 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.47%) Legal
8 5 (1.47%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.18%) Publishing
10 2 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 163 (47.94%) Developer
2 75 (22.06%) Web Developer
3 53 (15.59%) .NET Developer
4 33 (9.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 29 (8.53%) C# Developer
6 27 (7.94%) .NET Web Developer
6 27 (7.94%) Project Manager
7 23 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 23 (6.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 22 (6.47%) Junior
9 20 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
9 20 (5.88%) HTML Developer
10 19 (5.59%) ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (5.59%) HTML CSS Developer
11 18 (5.29%) Designer
11 18 (5.29%) SEO Manager
12 16 (4.71%) Marketing Executive
13 15 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (4.41%) Digital Executive
13 15 (4.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (65.88%) HTML
2 214 (62.94%) CSS
3 116 (34.12%) HTML5
4 114 (33.53%) jQuery
5 101 (29.71%) .NET
6 91 (26.76%) CSS3
7 83 (24.41%) ASP.NET
8 52 (15.29%) XML
9 32 (9.41%) Ajax
10 28 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 27 (7.94%) AngularJS
12 25 (7.35%) Sass
12 25 (7.35%) Web Services
13 22 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (5.29%) LESS
15 15 (4.41%) React
16 14 (4.12%) CAML
16 14 (4.12%) KnockoutJS
17 13 (3.82%) Backbone.js
17 13 (3.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 94 (27.65%) User Experience
2 64 (18.82%) Social Media
3 43 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (7.35%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.82%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.53%) Blog
7 11 (3.24%) iPad
8 9 (2.65%) Graphic Design
9 8 (2.35%) Social Network
9 8 (2.35%) Xbox
10 7 (2.06%) W3C
11 6 (1.76%) Copywriting
12 5 (1.47%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.88%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.88%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.88%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
14 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.59%) Statistics
15 1 (0.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.00%) Windows
2 31 (9.12%) Windows Server
3 19 (5.59%) Linux
4 14 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.06%) Debian
5 7 (2.06%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.18%) Android
6 4 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (41.18%) Web Development
2 103 (30.29%) Analytics
3 84 (24.71%) Digital Marketing
4 82 (24.12%) E-Commerce
5 79 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (16.76%) MVC
7 55 (16.18%) Web Design
8 52 (15.29%) Pay per click
9 50 (14.71%) Project Management
10 41 (12.06%) Front End Development
11 37 (10.88%) Content Management
12 35 (10.29%) B2B
13 30 (8.82%) CRM
14 26 (7.65%) Responsive Web Design
15 25 (7.35%) B2C
16 24 (7.06%) Marketing Strategy
17 23 (6.76%) Time Management
17 23 (6.76%) Web Application Development
18 19 (5.59%) Email Marketing
19 18 (5.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 186 (54.71%) JavaScript
2 84 (24.71%) C#
3 59 (17.35%) PHP
4 33 (9.71%) SQL
5 22 (6.47%) Java
6 15 (4.41%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.47%) C
7 5 (1.47%) Python
8 2 (0.59%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.29%) Ruby
9 1 (0.29%) VB
9 1 (0.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (7.94%) Degree
2 7 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.35%) QA
2 5 (1.47%) SLA
3 2 (0.59%) WAI
Vendors
1 89 (26.18%) Google
2 58 (17.06%) Microsoft
3 30 (8.82%) Adobe
4 12 (3.53%) hybris
5 11 (3.24%) Twitter
6 7 (2.06%) Siemens
7 6 (1.76%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.47%) EPiServer
8 5 (1.47%) Rackspace
9 4 (1.18%) HubSpot
9 4 (1.18%) Northgate
10 3 (0.88%) Coremetrics
10 3 (0.88%) Facebook
10 3 (0.88%) Oracle
10 3 (0.88%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.59%) Endeca
11 2 (0.59%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.59%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.59%) Remedy
11 2 (0.59%) Tableau
Charlwood, Surrey
Capgemini UK
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £32k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Dorking
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Surrey
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Camberley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + befits
Posted: 24 days ago