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

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 326 211 225
Rank change year-on-year
-115 +14
Permanent jobs citing SEO 106 283 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 1.36% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.59% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 93 180 167
Median salary £34,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
15646 17848 18658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.99% 85.61% 83.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13093 14618 14428
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +18 21 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Berkshire -61 21 £53,750 +26.47% 4
East Sussex +9 15 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Oxfordshire -19 12 £35,000 -20.45% 3
Hampshire -40 12 £32,500 +35.41% 2
Buckinghamshire +21 11 £47,500 +40.74% 3
West Sussex -1 11 £35,000 +6.87%
Kent -10 3 £24,250 -35.33% 2
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 129 (52.65%) HTML
2 124 (50.61%) Marketing
3 118 (48.16%) CSS
4 104 (42.45%) JavaScript
5 89 (36.33%) CMS
6 77 (31.43%) Analytics
7 63 (25.71%) Web Development
7 63 (25.71%) Pay per click
8 61 (24.90%) Digital Marketing
9 59 (24.08%) Google
10 54 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (22.04%) Social Media
11 53 (21.63%) jQuery
12 50 (20.41%) PHP
12 50 (20.41%) User Experience
13 48 (19.59%) Google Analytics
14 47 (19.18%) E-Commerce
14 47 (19.18%) HTML5
15 42 (17.14%) CSS3
16 40 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
17 34 (13.88%) Photoshop
18 33 (13.47%) Git (software)
19 32 (13.06%) MVC
20 31 (12.65%) .NET
21 28 (11.43%) AngularJS
22 27 (11.02%) Front End Development
22 27 (11.02%) Project Management
23 26 (10.61%) C#
23 26 (10.61%) ASP.NET
24 25 (10.20%) CRM

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 89 (36.33%) CMS
2 24 (9.80%) WordPress
3 8 (3.27%) Umbraco
4 7 (2.86%) Drupal
4 7 (2.86%) IIS
5 4 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.22%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.22%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.22%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.82%) Kentico
7 2 (0.82%) SAS
7 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.41%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (13.88%) Photoshop
2 14 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (5.31%) MS Excel
4 10 (4.08%) MS Office
4 10 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.27%) MS Visio
5 8 (3.27%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (2.45%) GIMP
7 5 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.82%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.82%) MS Project
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.49%) Magento
2 4 (1.63%) Shopify
2 4 (1.63%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.22%) CubeCart
4 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.41%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 48 (19.59%) Google Analytics
2 16 (6.53%) AdWords
3 12 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (1.22%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (1.22%) Sage Pay
5 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.82%) Office 365
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.41%) GitHub
6 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.16%) Internet
2 3 (1.22%) DNS
3 2 (0.82%) Extranet
3 2 (0.82%) Firewall
3 2 (0.82%) Intranet
3 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.12%) MySQL
2 12 (4.90%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.27%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (13.47%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.27%) Axure RP
3 7 (2.86%) gulp
3 7 (2.86%) Subversion
4 5 (2.04%) Bower
5 4 (1.63%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (1.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.63%) Yeoman
6 3 (1.22%) Grunt
6 3 (1.22%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.41%) HttpUnit
7 1 (0.41%) JIRA
7 1 (0.41%) JMeter
7 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.41%) webpack
General
1 124 (50.61%) Marketing
2 24 (9.80%) Advertising
3 23 (9.39%) Finance
4 15 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.08%) Brand Awareness
6 7 (2.86%) Banking
6 7 (2.86%) Publishing
7 4 (1.63%) Retail
8 3 (1.22%) Games
8 3 (1.22%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) German Language
10 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 84 (34.29%) Developer
2 30 (12.24%) Web Developer
3 28 (11.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 27 (11.02%) SEO Manager
5 25 (10.20%) SEO Executive
6 20 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (7.35%) PHP Developer
7 18 (7.35%) SEO Specialist
8 16 (6.53%) HTML CSS Developer
8 16 (6.53%) HTML Developer
9 15 (6.12%) Marketing Executive
9 15 (6.12%) Marketing Manager
10 12 (4.90%) Account Manager
10 12 (4.90%) Analyst
10 12 (4.90%) Architect
10 12 (4.90%) C# Developer
11 11 (4.49%) Digital Executive
11 11 (4.49%) PPC Specialist
12 10 (4.08%) Digital Marketing Executive
12 10 (4.08%) SEO Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (52.65%) HTML
2 118 (48.16%) CSS
3 53 (21.63%) jQuery
4 47 (19.18%) HTML5
5 42 (17.14%) CSS3
6 31 (12.65%) .NET
7 28 (11.43%) AngularJS
8 26 (10.61%) ASP.NET
9 20 (8.16%) Web Services
10 17 (6.94%) Ajax
11 16 (6.53%) Sass
12 10 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (3.67%) Middleware
13 9 (3.67%) XML
14 8 (3.27%) JSON
15 7 (2.86%) LAMP
16 6 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (2.45%) Node.js
17 5 (2.04%) Laravel
17 5 (2.04%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.04%) Social Media
2 50 (20.41%) User Experience
3 40 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (8.16%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.04%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.63%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.22%) Copywriting
8 3 (1.22%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.82%) Blog
9 2 (0.82%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.82%) Social Network
9 2 (0.82%) W3C
9 2 (0.82%) Xbox
10 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.41%) iPad
10 1 (0.41%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.67%) Linux
2 4 (1.63%) Windows
3 3 (1.22%) Android
3 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (31.43%) Analytics
2 63 (25.71%) Pay per click
2 63 (25.71%) Web Development
3 61 (24.90%) Digital Marketing
4 54 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (19.18%) E-Commerce
6 32 (13.06%) MVC
7 27 (11.02%) Front End Development
7 27 (11.02%) Project Management
8 25 (10.20%) CRM
9 23 (9.39%) Web Design
10 22 (8.98%) B2B
11 21 (8.57%) Wireframes
12 20 (8.16%) Responsive Web Design
13 18 (7.35%) Content Management
14 17 (6.94%) Email Marketing
14 17 (6.94%) Marketing Strategy
14 17 (6.94%) Online Marketing
15 16 (6.53%) B2C
16 14 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 104 (42.45%) JavaScript
2 50 (20.41%) PHP
3 26 (10.61%) C#
4 20 (8.16%) SQL
5 6 (2.45%) Java
6 5 (2.04%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.82%) Python
7 2 (0.82%) R
7 2 (0.82%) VBA
8 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.41%) Perl
8 1 (0.41%) VB
8 1 (0.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (10.20%) Degree
2 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.22%) WAI
2 2 (0.82%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.82%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Ansible
1 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (24.08%) Google
2 20 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.71%) Adobe
4 11 (4.49%) Twitter
5 9 (3.67%) Facebook
6 6 (2.45%) EPiServer
6 6 (2.45%) Yahoo!
7 5 (2.04%) DoubleClick
8 4 (1.63%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.63%) Zend
9 3 (1.22%) PayPal
10 2 (0.82%) HubSpot
10 2 (0.82%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.41%) Agnitio
11 1 (0.41%) Altova
11 1 (0.41%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.41%) Pardot
11 1 (0.41%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.41%) Sophos
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Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefit Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Kite Blue
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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I4 Recruitment
Salary: £23k - 25k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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greywood
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
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EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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