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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 214 254 201
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -53
Permanent jobs citing SEO 257 194 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.18% 0.92% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.17% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 157 166 242
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
17349 16531 17742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.91% 78.15% 77.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13392 13499 15045
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
Berkshire +55 90 £32,500 -23.52% 4
Surrey -16 60 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Hampshire +1 27 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Kent +11 21 £30,000 -11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 16 £40,000 +29.03% 7
West Sussex +3 16 £28,250 -19.28%
East Sussex -37 14 £33,000 +20.00% 3
Oxfordshire +5 13 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Sussex +1 2 - -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 346 (58.84%) HTML
2 323 (54.93%) Marketing
3 318 (54.08%) CSS
4 285 (48.47%) JavaScript
5 248 (42.18%) jQuery
6 188 (31.97%) Analytics
7 184 (31.29%) E-Commerce
7 184 (31.29%) CMS
8 168 (28.57%) HTML5
9 154 (26.19%) Social Media
10 149 (25.34%) PHP
11 146 (24.83%) Digital Marketing
12 139 (23.64%) CSS3
13 136 (23.13%) Web Development
14 132 (22.45%) Google
15 131 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
16 126 (21.43%) Pay per click
17 121 (20.58%) SQL
18 119 (20.24%) User Experience
19 111 (18.88%) Web Design
20 106 (18.03%) .NET
21 104 (17.69%) XML
22 101 (17.18%) Project Management
23 99 (16.84%) MySQL
24 96 (16.33%) Content Management
24 96 (16.33%) Google Analytics
25 95 (16.16%) Subversion
26 91 (15.48%) Degree
27 90 (15.31%) ASP.NET
28 84 (14.29%) MVC

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 184 (31.29%) CMS
2 62 (10.54%) WordPress
3 45 (7.65%) Tomcat
4 38 (6.46%) Drupal
5 29 (4.93%) Joomla!
6 25 (4.25%) Umbraco
7 24 (4.08%) WebSphere
7 24 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (3.06%) IIS
9 13 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
10 12 (2.04%) Apache
11 10 (1.70%) SharePoint
11 10 (1.70%) Confluence
12 8 (1.36%) ExpressionEngine
13 6 (1.02%) ColdFusion
13 6 (1.02%) Node.js
14 4 (0.68%) Kentico
15 3 (0.51%) MS Project Server
16 2 (0.34%) SilverStripe
16 2 (0.34%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 78 (13.27%) Photoshop
2 63 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 25 (4.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 24 (4.08%) MS Office
5 19 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (2.21%) Fireworks
7 12 (2.04%) MS Visio
8 6 (1.02%) InDesign
9 4 (0.68%) MS Project
10 3 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 96 (16.33%) Google Analytics
2 55 (9.35%) Magento
3 52 (8.84%) WebTrends
4 12 (2.04%) Tridion
5 3 (0.51%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.17%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.85%) SaaS
2 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) GitHub
3 1 (0.17%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.17%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 81 (13.78%) Internet
2 38 (6.46%) Broadband
2 38 (6.46%) 3G
3 13 (2.21%) Extranet
4 7 (1.19%) 4G
5 5 (0.85%) DNS
5 5 (0.85%) FTP
5 5 (0.85%) HTTP
6 4 (0.68%) VPN
7 3 (0.51%) Intranet
7 3 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.51%) MPLS
7 3 (0.51%) Firewall
7 3 (0.51%) Wireless
7 3 (0.51%) Network Security
7 3 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.51%) LAN
7 3 (0.51%) VoIP
7 3 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (16.84%) MySQL
2 76 (12.93%) SQL Server
3 45 (7.65%) Relational Database
4 35 (5.95%) RDBMS
5 12 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.70%) Big Data
8 9 (1.53%) MS Access
9 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.68%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.51%) QlikView
12 3 (0.51%) SQLite
12 3 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 95 (16.16%) Subversion
2 59 (10.03%) Git (software)
3 44 (7.48%) Eclipse
4 35 (5.95%) Ant
5 34 (5.78%) Visual Studio
6 30 (5.10%) Dreamweaver
7 13 (2.21%) Axure RP
8 12 (2.04%) Grunt
8 12 (2.04%) JIRA
9 10 (1.70%) JUnit
10 3 (0.51%) Yeoman
10 3 (0.51%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.17%) TortoiseSVN
12 1 (0.17%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.17%) Sublime Text
12 1 (0.17%) ProtoShare
General
1 323 (54.93%) Marketing
2 57 (9.69%) Advertising
3 47 (7.99%) Retail
4 42 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 28 (4.76%) Electronics
6 20 (3.40%) Finance
7 15 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.04%) Automotive
8 12 (2.04%) Games
9 7 (1.19%) Legal
9 7 (1.19%) Publishing
10 4 (0.68%) Interactive Media
11 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.51%) Back Office
12 2 (0.34%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 271 (46.09%) Developer
2 136 (23.13%) Web Developer
3 79 (13.44%) Senior Developer
4 67 (11.39%) Front-End Developer
5 65 (11.05%) Analyst
6 52 (8.84%) PHP Developer
7 40 (6.80%) Designer
8 38 (6.46%) Web Designer
9 35 (5.95%) Development Manager
9 35 (5.95%) Java Developer
10 31 (5.27%) Senior Web Developer
11 29 (4.93%) Senior Java Developer
11 29 (4.93%) Marketing Executive
12 28 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
12 28 (4.76%) PPC Specialist
12 28 (4.76%) PPC Manager
12 28 (4.76%) PPC Analyst
12 28 (4.76%) PPC Executive
13 23 (3.91%) PHP Web Developer
14 22 (3.74%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (58.84%) HTML
2 318 (54.08%) CSS
3 248 (42.18%) jQuery
4 168 (28.57%) HTML5
5 139 (23.64%) CSS3
6 106 (18.03%) .NET
7 104 (17.69%) XML
8 90 (15.31%) ASP.NET
9 60 (10.20%) JSP
10 58 (9.86%) XHTML
11 57 (9.69%) Web Services
11 57 (9.69%) Ajax
12 45 (7.65%) Spring
13 37 (6.29%) Servlets
14 35 (5.95%) Hibernate
14 35 (5.95%) Java EE
15 29 (4.93%) .NET Framework
16 28 (4.76%) AngularJS
17 26 (4.42%) Flash
18 23 (3.91%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 154 (26.19%) Social Media
2 119 (20.24%) User Experience
3 51 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (6.46%) Smartphone
5 33 (5.61%) iPad
6 32 (5.44%) Mobile App
7 31 (5.27%) Blog
8 26 (4.42%) Statistics
8 26 (4.42%) W3C
9 21 (3.57%) Digital Media
10 18 (3.06%) Graphic Design
11 17 (2.89%) Social Network
12 13 (2.21%) Open Source
12 13 (2.21%) Computer Science
13 12 (2.04%) Podcast
13 12 (2.04%) New Media
14 10 (1.70%) Management Information System
15 9 (1.53%) Copywriting
16 7 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 5 (0.85%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.12%) Windows
2 25 (4.25%) Linux
3 24 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 22 (3.74%) Android
5 17 (2.89%) UNIX
6 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) webOS
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (31.97%) Analytics
2 184 (31.29%) E-Commerce
3 146 (24.83%) Digital Marketing
4 136 (23.13%) Web Development
5 131 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (21.43%) Pay per click
7 111 (18.88%) Web Design
8 101 (17.18%) Project Management
9 96 (16.33%) Content Management
10 84 (14.29%) MVC
11 67 (11.39%) B2B
12 61 (10.37%) Online Marketing
13 59 (10.03%) Responsive Web Design
14 54 (9.18%) B2C
15 44 (7.48%) OO
16 36 (6.12%) Scrum
17 35 (5.95%) Web Analytics
18 33 (5.61%) Time Management
18 33 (5.61%) Web Marketing
19 28 (4.76%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 285 (48.47%) JavaScript
2 149 (25.34%) PHP
3 121 (20.58%) SQL
4 82 (13.95%) Java
5 48 (8.16%) C#
6 37 (6.29%) Python
7 16 (2.72%) VBA
8 15 (2.55%) R
9 14 (2.38%) Ruby
10 13 (2.21%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.70%) PHP5
11 10 (1.70%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.19%) PowerHouse
13 6 (1.02%) C++
13 6 (1.02%) C
14 5 (0.85%) Groovy
15 4 (0.68%) Scala
16 3 (0.51%) Perl
17 2 (0.34%) VB
18 1 (0.17%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 91 (15.48%) Degree
2 3 (0.51%) CCNP
2 3 (0.51%) CCDA
2 3 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.34%) GNVQ
4 1 (0.17%) APMP
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.89%) QA
2 13 (2.21%) WAI
3 6 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.02%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.51%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 132 (22.45%) Google
2 61 (10.37%) Microsoft
3 60 (10.20%) Adobe
4 45 (7.65%) hybris
5 32 (5.44%) Omniture
6 26 (4.42%) ATG
7 24 (4.08%) Demandware
8 21 (3.57%) Twitter
9 20 (3.40%) Sitecore
10 17 (2.89%) Facebook
11 15 (2.55%) Coremetrics
12 13 (2.21%) Business Objects
13 10 (1.70%) T-Plan
14 9 (1.53%) Zend
15 4 (0.68%) SAP
15 4 (0.68%) Hitwise
16 3 (0.51%) Akamai
16 3 (0.51%) Oracle
16 3 (0.51%) HubSpot
16 3 (0.51%) Cisco
Buckinghamshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Zetman
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum £30-50,000 + Car allowance + Bonus +
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits / free bar
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Engage PSG
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Engage PSG
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 12 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 12 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
TheSmartList
Salary: + £2k performance related bonus after 6 months
Posted: 15 days ago
Dartford, Kent
TheSmartList
Salary: + £2k performance related bonus after 6 months
Posted: 15 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 15 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 20 days ago