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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 202 263 199
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -64
Permanent jobs citing SEO 282 184 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.27% 0.84% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.11% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 178 159 249
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
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
17480 16569 17670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.50% 75.76% 75.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13534 13453 14952
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 £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +40 93 £35,000 -6.04% 12
Surrey +15 77 £40,000 +21.21% 6
Hampshire -15 23 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Kent +5 20 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Oxfordshire +24 19 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire +13 16 £35,000 -4.76% 3
West Sussex -14 16 £29,000 -17.14% 1
East Sussex -30 16 £40,000 +33.33% 2
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 358 (59.08%) HTML
2 331 (54.62%) Marketing
3 326 (53.80%) CSS
4 289 (47.69%) JavaScript
5 254 (41.91%) jQuery
6 209 (34.49%) Analytics
7 193 (31.85%) E-Commerce
8 183 (30.20%) CMS
9 172 (28.38%) HTML5
10 160 (26.40%) Social Media
11 151 (24.92%) Digital Marketing
12 150 (24.75%) PHP
13 149 (24.59%) Google
14 143 (23.60%) CSS3
15 135 (22.28%) Web Development
16 133 (21.95%) SQL
17 128 (21.12%) Pay per click
18 118 (19.47%) .NET
19 115 (18.98%) Content Management
20 113 (18.65%) XML
21 112 (18.48%) Web Design
22 110 (18.15%) Google Analytics
23 96 (15.84%) MySQL
24 93 (15.35%) ASP.NET
24 93 (15.35%) Project Management
25 92 (15.18%) Degree
26 91 (15.02%) Subversion
27 90 (14.85%) MVC
27 90 (14.85%) Java
28 80 (13.20%) SQL Server

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 183 (30.20%) CMS
2 54 (8.91%) WordPress
3 50 (8.25%) Tomcat
4 41 (6.77%) Drupal
5 31 (5.12%) Joomla!
6 29 (4.79%) WebSphere
7 27 (4.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (2.97%) IIS
8 18 (2.97%) Umbraco
9 14 (2.31%) Apache
10 13 (2.15%) SharePoint
11 12 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
12 11 (1.82%) ExpressionEngine
13 10 (1.65%) Confluence
14 6 (0.99%) SilverStripe
14 6 (0.99%) ColdFusion
14 6 (0.99%) SugarCRM
14 6 (0.99%) MS Project Server
15 4 (0.66%) Node.js
16 2 (0.33%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 73 (12.05%) Photoshop
2 64 (10.56%) MS Excel
3 27 (4.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 21 (3.47%) MS Office
4 21 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (2.64%) Fireworks
6 13 (2.15%) MS Visio
7 8 (1.32%) InDesign
8 7 (1.16%) MS Project
9 3 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 110 (18.15%) Google Analytics
2 58 (9.57%) Magento
3 47 (7.76%) WebTrends
4 11 (1.82%) Tridion
5 4 (0.66%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.50%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.17%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.33%) SaaS
2 2 (0.33%) CheetahMail
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
Communications & Networking
1 75 (12.38%) Internet
2 25 (4.13%) 3G
2 25 (4.13%) Broadband
3 10 (1.65%) Extranet
4 5 (0.83%) HTTP
5 4 (0.66%) 4G
6 3 (0.50%) Intranet
6 3 (0.50%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.33%) SSL
7 2 (0.33%) FTP
7 2 (0.33%) DNS
8 1 (0.17%) VPN
8 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (15.84%) MySQL
2 80 (13.20%) SQL Server
3 52 (8.58%) Relational Database
4 40 (6.60%) RDBMS
5 11 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (1.82%) MS Access
5 11 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.65%) Big Data
7 9 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.66%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.50%) SQLite
11 3 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.17%) DTS
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 91 (15.02%) Subversion
2 49 (8.09%) Eclipse
3 48 (7.92%) Git (software)
4 40 (6.60%) Ant
5 37 (6.11%) Visual Studio
6 29 (4.79%) Dreamweaver
7 13 (2.15%) Axure RP
8 12 (1.98%) JIRA
8 12 (1.98%) Grunt
9 10 (1.65%) JUnit
10 3 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.50%) Yeoman
11 2 (0.33%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.17%) TortoiseSVN
12 1 (0.17%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.17%) ProtoShare
12 1 (0.17%) RequisitePro
12 1 (0.17%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.17%) Sublime Text
General
1 331 (54.62%) Marketing
2 58 (9.57%) Advertising
2 58 (9.57%) Retail
3 29 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.62%) Electronics
5 26 (4.29%) Finance
6 15 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.98%) Games
8 11 (1.82%) Publishing
9 8 (1.32%) Automotive
10 6 (0.99%) Legal
11 4 (0.66%) Interactive Media
12 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.50%) Back Office
12 3 (0.50%) 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
1 274 (45.21%) Developer
2 135 (22.28%) Web Developer
3 86 (14.19%) Senior Developer
4 73 (12.05%) Front-End Developer
5 70 (11.55%) Analyst
6 49 (8.09%) PHP Developer
7 40 (6.60%) Java Developer
8 37 (6.11%) Designer
9 34 (5.61%) Marketing Executive
9 34 (5.61%) Web Designer
9 34 (5.61%) Senior Java Developer
10 33 (5.45%) Senior Web Developer
11 30 (4.95%) PPC Specialist
11 30 (4.95%) PPC Manager
11 30 (4.95%) PPC Analyst
11 30 (4.95%) PPC Executive
12 29 (4.79%) Development Manager
13 28 (4.62%) Front-End Web Developer
14 27 (4.46%) Project Manager
15 25 (4.13%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (59.08%) HTML
2 326 (53.80%) CSS
3 254 (41.91%) jQuery
4 172 (28.38%) HTML5
5 143 (23.60%) CSS3
6 118 (19.47%) .NET
7 113 (18.65%) XML
8 93 (15.35%) ASP.NET
9 69 (11.39%) Web Services
10 65 (10.73%) JSP
11 62 (10.23%) XHTML
12 60 (9.90%) Ajax
13 50 (8.25%) Spring
14 42 (6.93%) Servlets
15 40 (6.60%) Hibernate
15 40 (6.60%) Java EE
16 31 (5.12%) .NET Framework
17 26 (4.29%) Flash
18 25 (4.13%) AngularJS
19 24 (3.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 160 (26.40%) Social Media
2 38 (6.27%) Blog
3 37 (6.11%) Mobile App
4 36 (5.94%) iPad
5 32 (5.28%) W3C
6 25 (4.13%) Smartphone
6 25 (4.13%) Statistics
7 23 (3.80%) Digital Media
8 19 (3.14%) Social Network
9 17 (2.81%) Copywriting
10 15 (2.48%) Graphic Design
11 12 (1.98%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.98%) Open Source
12 11 (1.82%) Computer Science
13 10 (1.65%) Podcast
13 10 (1.65%) New Media
14 7 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.99%) Photography
16 5 (0.83%) Mathematics
16 5 (0.83%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.11%) Windows
2 26 (4.29%) Linux
3 24 (3.96%) Apple iOS
4 20 (3.30%) Android
5 17 (2.81%) UNIX
6 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) webOS
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (34.49%) Analytics
2 193 (31.85%) E-Commerce
3 151 (24.92%) Digital Marketing
4 135 (22.28%) Web Development
5 128 (21.12%) Pay per click
6 115 (18.98%) Content Management
7 112 (18.48%) Web Design
8 93 (15.35%) Project Management
9 90 (14.85%) MVC
10 76 (12.54%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (11.39%) B2B
12 66 (10.89%) Online Marketing
13 59 (9.74%) B2C
14 57 (9.41%) Responsive Web Design
15 46 (7.59%) OO
16 44 (7.26%) Scrum
17 39 (6.44%) Email Marketing
18 32 (5.28%) Web Analytics
18 32 (5.28%) Time Management
19 31 (5.12%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 289 (47.69%) JavaScript
2 150 (24.75%) PHP
3 133 (21.95%) SQL
4 90 (14.85%) Java
5 47 (7.76%) C#
6 36 (5.94%) Python
7 16 (2.64%) VBA
8 15 (2.48%) R
9 14 (2.31%) Ruby
10 13 (2.15%) PHP5
11 12 (1.98%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.82%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.32%) C
14 6 (0.99%) C++
15 4 (0.66%) PowerHouse
15 4 (0.66%) Groovy
15 4 (0.66%) Scala
16 3 (0.50%) Perl
17 2 (0.33%) VB
18 1 (0.17%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 92 (15.18%) Degree
2 2 (0.33%) GNVQ
3 1 (0.17%) APMP
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.64%) WAI
1 16 (2.64%) QA
2 9 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.99%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 149 (24.59%) Google
2 64 (10.56%) Microsoft
3 58 (9.57%) Adobe
4 50 (8.25%) hybris
5 36 (5.94%) Omniture
6 30 (4.95%) ATG
7 28 (4.62%) Demandware
8 22 (3.63%) Twitter
9 21 (3.47%) Facebook
10 19 (3.14%) Sitecore
11 15 (2.48%) Coremetrics
12 12 (1.98%) Business Objects
13 11 (1.82%) Zend
14 7 (1.16%) T-Plan
15 6 (0.99%) SAP
16 5 (0.83%) Oracle
16 5 (0.83%) Hitwise
17 4 (0.66%) JD Edwards
18 3 (0.50%) Akamai
18 3 (0.50%) HubSpot
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Design Image
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits / free bar
Posted: 2 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TheSmartList
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford, Kent
TheSmartList
Salary: + £2k performance related bonus after 6 months
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Integrated Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 13 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 13 days ago