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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 251 178 203
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +25
Permanent jobs citing SEO 207 287 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 1.39% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.72% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 153 209 246
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,250 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.76%
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
16857 16658 16718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.28% 80.48% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13609 13023 13923
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +16 71 £40,000 -15.78% 13
Surrey -46 25 £33,000 -25.00% 6
Oxfordshire -5 24 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Hampshire -17 21 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire +23 18 £32,500 +19.26% 1
Kent +13 17 £45,000 -25.00% 2
East Sussex -24 13 £35,000 - 2
West Sussex -53 11 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Sussex +6 7 - -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 249 (57.64%) Marketing
2 224 (51.85%) HTML
3 196 (45.37%) CSS
4 165 (38.19%) JavaScript
5 153 (35.42%) Analytics
6 143 (33.10%) E-Commerce
7 135 (31.25%) jQuery
8 132 (30.56%) CMS
9 109 (25.23%) Google
10 108 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 106 (24.54%) Digital Marketing
12 98 (22.69%) Social Media
13 96 (22.22%) User Experience
14 95 (21.99%) HTML5
15 94 (21.76%) Pay per click
16 92 (21.30%) Photoshop
17 91 (21.06%) PHP
18 84 (19.44%) Google Analytics
19 78 (18.06%) Degree
20 75 (17.36%) Project Management
21 74 (17.13%) MySQL
21 74 (17.13%) CSS3
22 68 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
23 64 (14.81%) Web Development
23 64 (14.81%) Content Management
24 60 (13.89%) Web Design
24 60 (13.89%) Online Marketing
25 57 (13.19%) MVC
26 56 (12.96%) Adobe
27 51 (11.81%) MS Excel

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 132 (30.56%) CMS
2 42 (9.72%) WordPress
3 18 (4.17%) Joomla!
3 18 (4.17%) Umbraco
4 15 (3.47%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.47%) Confluence
5 13 (3.01%) IIS
6 12 (2.78%) Node.js
7 11 (2.55%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.31%) Apache
9 9 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (1.62%) ColdFusion
11 6 (1.39%) Drupal
12 4 (0.93%) Kentico
12 4 (0.93%) Railo
13 2 (0.46%) nginx
13 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
14 1 (0.23%) Magnolia
Applications
1 92 (21.30%) Photoshop
2 51 (11.81%) MS Excel
3 30 (6.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (5.79%) MS Office
5 14 (3.24%) MS Visio
5 14 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (2.31%) Fireworks
7 8 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.93%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.93%) InDesign
10 2 (0.46%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 84 (19.44%) Google Analytics
2 22 (5.09%) Magento
3 12 (2.78%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.46%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.46%) Shopify
4 2 (0.46%) CubeCart
5 1 (0.23%) Radian6
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.23%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.09%) SaaS
2 4 (0.93%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.80%) Internet
2 11 (2.55%) DNS
3 9 (2.08%) Wireless
4 7 (1.62%) 3G
4 7 (1.62%) Broadband
5 6 (1.39%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.16%) DHCP
7 3 (0.69%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.69%) FTP
7 3 (0.69%) HTTP
7 3 (0.69%) LAN
7 3 (0.69%) VoIP
7 3 (0.69%) WAN
7 3 (0.69%) VPN
7 3 (0.69%) MPLS
7 3 (0.69%) Firewall
7 3 (0.69%) Extranet
7 3 (0.69%) Network Security
7 3 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.69%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (17.13%) MySQL
2 15 (3.47%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.85%) MS Access
4 5 (1.16%) QlikView
5 3 (0.69%) Big Data
5 3 (0.69%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (10.65%) Subversion
2 35 (8.10%) Git (software)
3 24 (5.56%) JIRA
4 19 (4.40%) JUnit
5 14 (3.24%) Dreamweaver
5 14 (3.24%) Axure RP
6 7 (1.62%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.62%) Firebug
7 6 (1.39%) Xdebug
7 6 (1.39%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.39%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.93%) Grunt
8 4 (0.93%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.69%) Sublime Text
9 3 (0.69%) Ant
10 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.46%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.23%) ReSharper
General
1 249 (57.64%) Marketing
2 44 (10.19%) Retail
3 40 (9.26%) Finance
4 39 (9.03%) Advertising
5 22 (5.09%) Publishing
5 22 (5.09%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.70%) Banking
7 12 (2.78%) Games
8 5 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.69%) Back Office
9 3 (0.69%) Automotive
9 3 (0.69%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 159 (36.81%) Developer
2 105 (24.31%) Web Developer
3 39 (9.03%) Designer
4 36 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
5 31 (7.18%) Senior Developer
6 30 (6.94%) PHP Developer
7 28 (6.48%) Web Designer
8 25 (5.79%) PPC Specialist
8 25 (5.79%) PPC Manager
8 25 (5.79%) PPC Analyst
8 25 (5.79%) PPC Executive
9 22 (5.09%) Marketing Executive
10 21 (4.86%) PHP Web Developer
11 20 (4.63%) Consultant
11 20 (4.63%) SEO Consultant
12 19 (4.40%) Analyst
13 16 (3.70%) Project Manager
13 16 (3.70%) Digital Project Manager
14 15 (3.47%) Senior Web Developer
15 14 (3.24%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (51.85%) HTML
2 196 (45.37%) CSS
3 135 (31.25%) jQuery
4 95 (21.99%) HTML5
5 74 (17.13%) CSS3
6 47 (10.88%) .NET
6 47 (10.88%) XML
7 39 (9.03%) ASP.NET
8 17 (3.94%) JSP
8 17 (3.94%) XHTML
8 17 (3.94%) Ajax
9 15 (3.47%) .NET Framework
10 12 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (2.55%) Spring
11 11 (2.55%) Spring MVC
11 11 (2.55%) XSD
12 9 (2.08%) Web Services
12 9 (2.08%) Middleware
13 8 (1.85%) Apache Flex
13 8 (1.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 98 (22.69%) Social Media
2 96 (22.22%) User Experience
3 68 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (9.03%) W3C
5 26 (6.02%) Graphic Design
6 22 (5.09%) Copywriting
7 21 (4.86%) iPad
8 19 (4.40%) Computer Science
9 16 (3.70%) Mathematics
10 13 (3.01%) Mobile App
11 10 (2.31%) FMCG
12 9 (2.08%) Blog
12 9 (2.08%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.85%) Smartphone
13 8 (1.85%) Physics
13 8 (1.85%) Taxonomies
13 8 (1.85%) Digital Media
14 5 (1.16%) BBC
15 4 (0.93%) Statistics
16 3 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.56%) Windows
2 18 (4.17%) Android
2 18 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 16 (3.70%) Linux
4 14 (3.24%) UNIX
5 10 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (35.42%) Analytics
2 143 (33.10%) E-Commerce
3 108 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (24.54%) Digital Marketing
5 94 (21.76%) Pay per click
6 75 (17.36%) Project Management
7 64 (14.81%) Content Management
7 64 (14.81%) Web Development
8 60 (13.89%) Web Design
8 60 (13.89%) Online Marketing
9 57 (13.19%) MVC
10 41 (9.49%) Responsive Web Design
11 39 (9.03%) Mentoring
11 39 (9.03%) Time Management
12 34 (7.87%) Web Analytics
13 30 (6.94%) B2B
14 27 (6.25%) B2C
15 23 (5.32%) OO
15 23 (5.32%) Scrum
16 21 (4.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 165 (38.19%) JavaScript
2 91 (21.06%) PHP
3 41 (9.49%) SQL
4 37 (8.56%) C#
5 23 (5.32%) Java
6 10 (2.31%) PHP5
7 7 (1.62%) Ruby
8 6 (1.39%) Perl
8 6 (1.39%) VB
9 4 (0.93%) Python
9 4 (0.93%) C
10 2 (0.46%) Groovy
10 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 78 (18.06%) Degree
2 3 (0.69%) CCNP
2 3 (0.69%) CCDA
2 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.23%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.24%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (0.46%) Ansible
3 1 (0.23%) cPanel
Vendors
1 109 (25.23%) Google
2 56 (12.96%) Adobe
3 45 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 23 (5.32%) Facebook
5 15 (3.47%) Sitecore
6 14 (3.24%) Omniture
7 13 (3.01%) hybris
8 10 (2.31%) Twitter
8 10 (2.31%) Business Objects
9 9 (2.08%) Cisco
10 7 (1.62%) Zend
11 6 (1.39%) VMware
11 6 (1.39%) HP
11 6 (1.39%) Dell
12 3 (0.69%) Avaya
12 3 (0.69%) Polycom
12 3 (0.69%) Tealeaf
12 3 (0.69%) Tableau
13 2 (0.46%) T-Plan
13 2 (0.46%) Ektron
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wantage, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £21,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + 29 days + share ops scheme + pension + more!
Posted: 8 days ago
West Sussex
Explore Group
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Flexible working hours
Posted: 21 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
Binamic
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
Binamic
Posted: 22 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 23 days ago
Tonbridge
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Posted: 24 days ago