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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 304 209 221
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +12
Permanent jobs citing SEO 140 288 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 1.39% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.62% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 124 179 203
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +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
15928 17760 18969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.23% 85.46% 83.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13386 14413 14931
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +11 37 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Berkshire -54 31 £38,500 -9.94% 5
West Sussex +7 17 £33,500 -4.28% 2
East Sussex -2 16 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Buckinghamshire +32 14 £42,500 +25.92% 3
Oxfordshire -19 14 £36,250 -13.69% 1
Hampshire -41 8 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Kent -17 2 £24,250 -37.41%
Home Counties - 1 £37,500 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 154 (54.23%) HTML
2 144 (50.70%) CSS
3 131 (46.13%) Marketing
4 124 (43.66%) JavaScript
5 91 (32.04%) Analytics
6 88 (30.99%) CMS
7 85 (29.93%) Web Development
8 68 (23.94%) Google
9 66 (23.24%) Pay per click
9 66 (23.24%) Digital Marketing
9 66 (23.24%) jQuery
10 64 (22.54%) E-Commerce
11 61 (21.48%) HTML5
12 58 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
13 56 (19.72%) Social Media
14 53 (18.66%) Google Analytics
14 53 (18.66%) PHP
15 52 (18.31%) .NET
16 51 (17.96%) Analytical Skills
17 49 (17.25%) User Experience
18 48 (16.90%) CSS3
18 48 (16.90%) MVC
19 44 (15.49%) C#
20 43 (15.14%) ASP.NET
21 34 (11.97%) Photoshop
21 34 (11.97%) Microsoft
21 34 (11.97%) Project Management
21 34 (11.97%) Git (software)
22 32 (11.27%) SQL Server
23 30 (10.56%) SQL

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 88 (30.99%) CMS
2 29 (10.21%) WordPress
3 11 (3.87%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (3.17%) IIS
5 9 (3.17%) Umbraco
6 7 (2.46%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.46%) Drupal
7 6 (2.11%) Joomla!
8 4 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.41%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.06%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.70%) Apache
10 2 (0.70%) Kentico
10 2 (0.70%) Perch
10 2 (0.70%) SAS
11 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.35%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 34 (11.97%) Photoshop
2 19 (6.69%) MS Excel
3 16 (5.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (3.52%) MS Office
4 10 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (1.76%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.76%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (1.41%) Acrobat
7 4 (1.41%) GIMP
8 2 (0.70%) MS Project
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.35%) InDesign
9 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.17%) Magento
2 4 (1.41%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.70%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.35%) Shopify
5 1 (0.35%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 53 (18.66%) Google Analytics
2 22 (7.75%) AdWords
3 13 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.41%) Google Tag Manager
4 4 (1.41%) Office 365
5 3 (1.06%) SaaS
6 2 (0.70%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.70%) GitHub
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.80%) Internet
2 10 (3.52%) Intranet
3 5 (1.76%) HTTP
4 3 (1.06%) DNS
4 3 (1.06%) Firewall
5 2 (0.70%) Extranet
5 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.93%) MySQL
3 12 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.52%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (1.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) Big Data
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 34 (11.97%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.58%) Subversion
3 10 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.82%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.76%) Ant
5 5 (1.76%) Axure RP
5 5 (1.76%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.76%) HttpUnit
6 4 (1.41%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.06%) Bower
7 3 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.06%) gulp
7 3 (1.06%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.70%) JIRA
8 2 (0.70%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.35%) Grunt
9 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.35%) Visual Website Optimizer
9 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.35%) webpack
General
1 131 (46.13%) Marketing
2 30 (10.56%) Advertising
3 28 (9.86%) Finance
4 16 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.23%) Brand Awareness
6 10 (3.52%) Retail
7 8 (2.82%) Banking
8 6 (2.11%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.06%) Games
9 3 (1.06%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.06%) Publishing
10 2 (0.70%) Legal
10 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) German Language
11 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 106 (37.32%) Developer
2 42 (14.79%) Web Developer
3 28 (9.86%) SEO Manager
4 26 (9.15%) SEO Executive
5 25 (8.80%) .NET Developer
6 22 (7.75%) JavaScript Developer
7 20 (7.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 20 (7.04%) PHP Developer
7 20 (7.04%) SEO Specialist
8 19 (6.69%) HTML Developer
8 19 (6.69%) Marketing Executive
9 18 (6.34%) HTML CSS Developer
10 15 (5.28%) Designer
10 15 (5.28%) Project Manager
11 14 (4.93%) Account Manager
11 14 (4.93%) Analyst
11 14 (4.93%) C# Developer
11 14 (4.93%) Digital Executive
12 13 (4.58%) Digital Marketing Executive
12 13 (4.58%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (54.23%) HTML
2 144 (50.70%) CSS
3 66 (23.24%) jQuery
4 61 (21.48%) HTML5
5 52 (18.31%) .NET
6 48 (16.90%) CSS3
7 43 (15.14%) ASP.NET
8 27 (9.51%) XML
9 26 (9.15%) AngularJS
9 26 (9.15%) Web Services
10 22 (7.75%) Ajax
11 16 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (5.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (3.87%) Sass
14 9 (3.17%) Middleware
15 8 (2.82%) CAML
15 8 (2.82%) JSON
16 7 (2.46%) Spring
17 6 (2.11%) React
18 5 (1.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.72%) Social Media
2 51 (17.96%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (17.25%) User Experience
4 25 (8.80%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.11%) W3C
6 5 (1.76%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.76%) iPad
6 5 (1.76%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.41%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.41%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.06%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.70%) Social Network
9 2 (0.70%) Xbox
10 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.35%) New Media
10 1 (0.35%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.23%) Linux
2 7 (2.46%) Windows
3 3 (1.06%) Android
3 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.06%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.35%) Debian
5 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.04%) Analytics
2 85 (29.93%) Web Development
3 66 (23.24%) Digital Marketing
3 66 (23.24%) Pay per click
4 64 (22.54%) E-Commerce
5 58 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (16.90%) MVC
7 34 (11.97%) Project Management
8 29 (10.21%) CRM
9 25 (8.80%) Web Design
10 24 (8.45%) B2B
11 22 (7.75%) Front End Development
12 20 (7.04%) B2C
12 20 (7.04%) Marketing Strategy
12 20 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (6.69%) Online Marketing
14 17 (5.99%) Content Management
15 16 (5.63%) Email Marketing
16 15 (5.28%) Internet Marketing
16 15 (5.28%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 124 (43.66%) JavaScript
2 53 (18.66%) PHP
3 44 (15.49%) C#
4 30 (10.56%) SQL
5 11 (3.87%) Java
6 8 (2.82%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.06%) Python
8 2 (0.70%) R
8 2 (0.70%) VBA
9 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.35%) Perl
9 1 (0.35%) VB
9 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (8.80%) Degree
2 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.82%) QA
2 4 (1.41%) SLA
3 3 (1.06%) WAI
4 2 (0.70%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Ansible
1 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (23.94%) Google
2 34 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.99%) Adobe
4 16 (5.63%) Twitter
5 10 (3.52%) Facebook
6 9 (3.17%) EPiServer
7 6 (2.11%) Yahoo!
8 5 (1.76%) DoubleClick
9 4 (1.41%) hybris
9 4 (1.41%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.41%) Zend
10 3 (1.06%) HubSpot
10 3 (1.06%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.70%) Coremetrics
11 2 (0.70%) Endeca
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle
11 2 (0.70%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.35%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.35%) Remedy
12 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Bouns + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + 15% Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: Circa £45,000 + 25 days holiday, pension & life assurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Horley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Dependent on Experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Woking
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent benefits (and training)
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum £50-70k + Bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 21 days ago