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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 310 254 204
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -50
Permanent jobs citing SEO 136 228 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 1.10% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.29% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 109 168 224
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
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
15846 17680 19234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.67% 84.98% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13244 14035 15412
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,500
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 28 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 28 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 -12 40 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Berkshire -32 25 £34,500 -19.76% 4
West Sussex +9 17 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Hampshire +22 15 £27,500 +19.56% 4
Buckinghamshire +33 12 £42,500 +34.92% 2
East Sussex +3 12 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Oxfordshire -25 10 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Home Counties - 3 £37,500 -
Kent -22 2 £35,000 -6.66%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 216 (63.53%) HTML
2 205 (60.29%) CSS
3 176 (51.76%) JavaScript
4 149 (43.82%) Marketing
5 133 (39.12%) Web Development
6 105 (30.88%) Analytics
7 103 (30.29%) HTML5
7 103 (30.29%) CMS
8 97 (28.53%) jQuery
9 83 (24.41%) Google
9 83 (24.41%) .NET
9 83 (24.41%) E-Commerce
10 81 (23.82%) Digital Marketing
11 77 (22.65%) CSS3
12 76 (22.35%) User Experience
13 69 (20.29%) C#
13 69 (20.29%) ASP.NET
14 68 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 64 (18.82%) PHP
16 62 (18.24%) SQL Server
16 62 (18.24%) Social Media
17 60 (17.65%) WordPress
17 60 (17.65%) MVC
17 60 (17.65%) Google Analytics
17 60 (17.65%) Pay per click
18 57 (16.76%) Microsoft
19 49 (14.41%) Web Design
20 48 (14.12%) Finance
20 48 (14.12%) Project Management
20 48 (14.12%) 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
1 103 (30.29%) CMS
2 60 (17.65%) WordPress
3 29 (8.53%) IIS
4 16 (4.71%) SharePoint
5 15 (4.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (4.12%) Drupal
7 12 (3.53%) Joomla!
7 12 (3.53%) Kentico
7 12 (3.53%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.94%) Apache Solr
9 8 (2.35%) Apache
9 8 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (2.06%) nginx
11 6 (1.76%) Node.js
12 3 (0.88%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.88%) Perch
12 3 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.59%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
14 1 (0.29%) Magnolia
Applications
1 44 (12.94%) Photoshop
2 22 (6.47%) MS Excel
3 16 (4.71%) MS Office
4 14 (4.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (2.06%) Fireworks
8 6 (1.76%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.59%) GIMP
9 2 (0.59%) MS Project
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.29%) InDesign
10 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.65%) 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 60 (17.65%) Google Analytics
2 27 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.76%) AdWords
4 14 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (3.82%) SaaS
6 9 (2.65%) Google Tag Manager
7 5 (1.47%) Rackspace Cloud
8 4 (1.18%) Office 365
9 3 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.88%) Basecamp
9 3 (0.88%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.53%) Internet
2 13 (3.82%) Intranet
3 6 (1.76%) HTTP
4 3 (0.88%) Firewall
5 2 (0.59%) DNS
5 2 (0.59%) SSH
6 1 (0.29%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.29%) Extranet
6 1 (0.29%) FTP
6 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (4.71%) MySQL
5 14 (4.12%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.06%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.88%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.29%) Big Data
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 45 (13.24%) Git (software)
2 32 (9.41%) Subversion
3 16 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.82%) Ant
4 13 (3.82%) Eclipse
5 10 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.76%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (1.47%) HttpUnit
7 5 (1.47%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.18%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.88%) JIRA
9 3 (0.88%) Selenium
10 2 (0.59%) gulp
10 2 (0.59%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.59%) Mocha
10 2 (0.59%) QUnit
11 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.29%) webpack
General
1 149 (43.82%) Marketing
2 48 (14.12%) Finance
3 42 (12.35%) Advertising
4 19 (5.59%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.82%) Retail
6 12 (3.53%) Banking
7 10 (2.94%) Brand Awareness
8 6 (1.76%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.76%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.47%) Publishing
10 4 (1.18%) Legal
11 3 (0.88%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 152 (44.71%) Developer
2 72 (21.18%) Web Developer
3 40 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 26 (7.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 25 (7.35%) Project Manager
5 25 (7.35%) SEO Manager
6 23 (6.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (6.18%) HTML Developer
7 21 (6.18%) Junior
7 21 (6.18%) SEO Executive
8 20 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 20 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
9 19 (5.59%) .NET Web Developer
9 19 (5.59%) PHP Developer
10 18 (5.29%) Digital Project Manager
10 18 (5.29%) Marketing Executive
11 17 (5.00%) Senior Developer
12 16 (4.71%) Designer
12 16 (4.71%) Digital Executive
13 13 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (63.53%) HTML
2 205 (60.29%) CSS
3 103 (30.29%) HTML5
4 97 (28.53%) jQuery
5 83 (24.41%) .NET
6 77 (22.65%) CSS3
7 69 (20.29%) ASP.NET
8 48 (14.12%) XML
9 26 (7.65%) Web Services
10 23 (6.76%) Ajax
11 22 (6.47%) AngularJS
12 21 (6.18%) Sass
13 19 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (4.41%) Spring
16 13 (3.82%) JSP
16 13 (3.82%) LESS
17 12 (3.53%) CAML
17 12 (3.53%) Hibernate
17 12 (3.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 76 (22.35%) User Experience
2 62 (18.24%) Social Media
3 45 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (7.35%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.53%) Driving Licence
6 11 (3.24%) iPad
7 9 (2.65%) Blog
7 9 (2.65%) Graphic Design
8 7 (2.06%) W3C
9 6 (1.76%) Social Network
9 6 (1.76%) Xbox
10 4 (1.18%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.18%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.88%) Copywriting
11 3 (0.88%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.59%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.76%) Windows
2 21 (6.18%) Linux
3 20 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.06%) Debian
4 7 (2.06%) Ubuntu
4 7 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.18%) Android
5 4 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (39.12%) Web Development
2 105 (30.88%) Analytics
3 83 (24.41%) E-Commerce
4 81 (23.82%) Digital Marketing
5 68 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (17.65%) MVC
6 60 (17.65%) Pay per click
7 49 (14.41%) Web Design
8 48 (14.12%) Project Management
9 36 (10.59%) Content Management
9 36 (10.59%) Front End Development
10 34 (10.00%) B2B
11 33 (9.71%) CRM
12 26 (7.65%) Marketing Strategy
12 26 (7.65%) Responsive Web Design
13 25 (7.35%) B2C
14 21 (6.18%) Time Management
15 20 (5.88%) Email Marketing
16 19 (5.59%) Web Application Development
17 18 (5.29%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 176 (51.76%) JavaScript
2 69 (20.29%) C#
3 64 (18.82%) PHP
4 41 (12.06%) SQL
5 20 (5.88%) Java
6 14 (4.12%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.76%) Python
8 4 (1.18%) C
9 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.29%) Perl
9 1 (0.29%) Ruby
9 1 (0.29%) VB
9 1 (0.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (7.94%) Degree
2 6 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.35%) QA
2 5 (1.47%) SLA
3 4 (1.18%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Ansible
1 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 83 (24.41%) Google
2 57 (16.76%) Microsoft
3 29 (8.53%) Adobe
4 14 (4.12%) Twitter
5 12 (3.53%) hybris
6 8 (2.35%) Facebook
7 6 (1.76%) EPiServer
7 6 (1.76%) Rackspace
8 5 (1.47%) Siemens
9 4 (1.18%) HubSpot
9 4 (1.18%) Yahoo!
10 3 (0.88%) Coremetrics
10 3 (0.88%) Palo Alto
10 3 (0.88%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.59%) DoubleClick
11 2 (0.59%) Endeca
11 2 (0.59%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle
11 2 (0.59%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.59%) Remedy
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