The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 192 259 210
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -49
Permanent jobs citing SEO 299 194 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 0.88% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.18% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 199 170 234
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17638 16433 17516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.80% 74.49% 75.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13863 13370 14876
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 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SEO
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Surrey +13 86 £40,000 +24.03% 8
Berkshire +53 78 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Hampshire -3 30 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Oxfordshire +27 26 £33,500 -4.28%
East Sussex -11 22 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Kent -4 21 £31,250 -21.87% 6
West Sussex -6 18 £32,000 -9.85% 4
Buckinghamshire -7 13 £35,000 -17.64% 2
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 363 (58.64%) HTML
2 345 (55.74%) Marketing
3 322 (52.02%) CSS
4 291 (47.01%) JavaScript
5 257 (41.52%) jQuery
6 233 (37.64%) Analytics
7 208 (33.60%) E-Commerce
8 179 (28.92%) CMS
9 169 (27.30%) Social Media
10 166 (26.82%) HTML5
11 163 (26.33%) Google
12 158 (25.53%) Digital Marketing
13 146 (23.59%) PHP
14 142 (22.94%) SQL
15 140 (22.62%) Web Development
16 134 (21.65%) Pay per click
16 134 (21.65%) CSS3
17 124 (20.03%) XML
18 123 (19.87%) Content Management
19 120 (19.39%) Google Analytics
20 118 (19.06%) .NET
21 103 (16.64%) Web Design
22 100 (16.16%) MySQL
23 98 (15.83%) MVC
24 95 (15.35%) Java
25 94 (15.19%) Subversion
26 90 (14.54%) Degree
26 90 (14.54%) ASP.NET
27 88 (14.22%) Project Management
28 82 (13.25%) SQL Server

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 179 (28.92%) CMS
2 53 (8.56%) Tomcat
3 44 (7.11%) WordPress
4 39 (6.30%) Drupal
5 33 (5.33%) WebSphere
6 28 (4.52%) Joomla!
7 27 (4.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (2.91%) IIS
9 15 (2.42%) Apache
10 14 (2.26%) SharePoint
11 12 (1.94%) ExpressionEngine
12 10 (1.62%) Confluence
12 10 (1.62%) Umbraco
13 9 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (1.13%) SugarCRM
14 7 (1.13%) SilverStripe
15 6 (0.97%) MS Project Server
16 5 (0.81%) ColdFusion
17 3 (0.48%) Node.js
18 2 (0.32%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 68 (10.99%) Photoshop
2 63 (10.18%) MS Excel
3 27 (4.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (3.07%) MS Office
6 18 (2.91%) Fireworks
7 9 (1.45%) MS Visio
7 9 (1.45%) InDesign
8 7 (1.13%) MS Project
9 2 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 120 (19.39%) Google Analytics
2 63 (10.18%) Magento
3 45 (7.27%) WebTrends
4 10 (1.62%) Tridion
5 6 (0.97%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.48%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.48%) SaaS
2 2 (0.32%) CheetahMail
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.16%) Office 365
3 1 (0.16%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 66 (10.66%) Internet
2 12 (1.94%) 3G
2 12 (1.94%) Broadband
3 8 (1.29%) Extranet
4 5 (0.81%) Intranet
4 5 (0.81%) HTTP
5 3 (0.48%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.32%) FTP
6 2 (0.32%) SSL
7 1 (0.16%) DNS
7 1 (0.16%) VPN
7 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (16.16%) MySQL
2 82 (13.25%) SQL Server
3 58 (9.37%) Relational Database
4 43 (6.95%) RDBMS
5 11 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.62%) Big Data
6 10 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.62%) MS Access
7 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.65%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.48%) SQLite
11 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.16%) DTS
12 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 94 (15.19%) Subversion
2 52 (8.40%) Eclipse
3 43 (6.95%) Ant
4 41 (6.62%) Git (software)
5 37 (5.98%) Visual Studio
6 30 (4.85%) Dreamweaver
7 14 (2.26%) JIRA
8 13 (2.10%) Grunt
9 10 (1.62%) JUnit
10 8 (1.29%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.48%) PhoneGap
11 3 (0.48%) Yeoman
12 2 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 1 (0.16%) RequisitePro
13 1 (0.16%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.16%) TortoiseSVN
13 1 (0.16%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.16%) Sublime Text
General
1 345 (55.74%) Marketing
2 59 (9.53%) Retail
3 50 (8.08%) Advertising
4 31 (5.01%) Finance
5 28 (4.52%) Electronics
6 18 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.78%) Publishing
9 9 (1.45%) Games
10 7 (1.13%) German Language
11 5 (0.81%) Legal
12 4 (0.65%) Interactive Media
12 4 (0.65%) Automotive
13 3 (0.48%) Back Office
13 3 (0.48%) Billing
13 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.16%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.16%) Local Government
15 1 (0.16%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 273 (44.10%) Developer
2 129 (20.84%) Web Developer
3 90 (14.54%) Senior Developer
4 72 (11.63%) Analyst
5 71 (11.47%) Front-End Developer
6 51 (8.24%) PHP Developer
7 43 (6.95%) Java Developer
8 37 (5.98%) Senior Java Developer
9 34 (5.49%) Marketing Executive
10 33 (5.33%) Senior Web Developer
11 32 (5.17%) Designer
12 31 (5.01%) .NET Developer
13 30 (4.85%) PPC Executive
13 30 (4.85%) PPC Manager
13 30 (4.85%) PPC Analyst
13 30 (4.85%) PPC Specialist
14 29 (4.68%) Project Manager
15 28 (4.52%) Web Designer
15 28 (4.52%) Front-End Web Developer
16 27 (4.36%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (58.64%) HTML
2 322 (52.02%) CSS
3 257 (41.52%) jQuery
4 166 (26.82%) HTML5
5 134 (21.65%) CSS3
6 124 (20.03%) XML
7 118 (19.06%) .NET
8 90 (14.54%) ASP.NET
9 79 (12.76%) Web Services
10 70 (11.31%) XHTML
11 68 (10.99%) JSP
12 61 (9.85%) Ajax
13 53 (8.56%) Spring
14 45 (7.27%) Servlets
15 43 (6.95%) Hibernate
15 43 (6.95%) Java EE
16 28 (4.52%) AngularJS
17 26 (4.20%) .NET Framework
18 25 (4.04%) Flash
18 25 (4.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 169 (27.30%) Social Media
2 45 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 42 (6.79%) Blog
4 38 (6.14%) W3C
5 37 (5.98%) iPad
6 27 (4.36%) Statistics
7 23 (3.72%) Copywriting
8 17 (2.75%) Social Network
8 17 (2.75%) Digital Media
9 13 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.94%) Smartphone
11 11 (1.78%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.62%) Graphic Design
13 9 (1.45%) Open Source
14 8 (1.29%) New Media
14 8 (1.29%) Podcast
15 7 (1.13%) Mathematics
16 6 (0.97%) FMCG
16 6 (0.97%) Mashup
17 5 (0.81%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.14%) Windows
2 29 (4.68%) Apple iOS
3 28 (4.52%) Linux
4 23 (3.72%) Android
5 16 (2.58%) UNIX
6 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) webOS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (37.64%) Analytics
2 208 (33.60%) E-Commerce
3 158 (25.53%) Digital Marketing
4 140 (22.62%) Web Development
5 134 (21.65%) Pay per click
6 123 (19.87%) Content Management
7 103 (16.64%) Web Design
8 98 (15.83%) MVC
9 88 (14.22%) Project Management
10 74 (11.95%) Agile Software Development
11 73 (11.79%) Online Marketing
12 71 (11.47%) B2B
13 60 (9.69%) B2C
14 52 (8.40%) Scrum
15 51 (8.24%) OO
15 51 (8.24%) Responsive Web Design
16 46 (7.43%) Email Marketing
17 33 (5.33%) Web Analytics
18 32 (5.17%) Web Marketing
19 30 (4.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 291 (47.01%) JavaScript
2 146 (23.59%) PHP
3 142 (22.94%) SQL
4 95 (15.35%) Java
5 42 (6.79%) C#
6 35 (5.65%) Python
7 15 (2.42%) VBA
7 15 (2.42%) R
8 14 (2.26%) PHP5
9 12 (1.94%) Ruby
9 12 (1.94%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.78%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.29%) C
12 6 (0.97%) C++
13 4 (0.65%) Scala
13 4 (0.65%) Groovy
14 3 (0.48%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.32%) Perl
16 1 (0.16%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (14.54%) Degree
2 2 (0.32%) GNVQ
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.16%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.75%) WAI
2 15 (2.42%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.94%) QA
4 5 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 163 (26.33%) Google
2 63 (10.18%) Microsoft
3 53 (8.56%) hybris
3 53 (8.56%) Adobe
4 39 (6.30%) Omniture
5 33 (5.33%) ATG
6 31 (5.01%) Demandware
7 25 (4.04%) Facebook
7 25 (4.04%) Twitter
8 15 (2.42%) Coremetrics
9 13 (2.10%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.62%) Zend
11 9 (1.45%) Business Objects
12 8 (1.29%) Hitwise
12 8 (1.29%) SAP
13 6 (0.97%) Oracle
13 6 (0.97%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.65%) T-Plan
15 3 (0.48%) Akamai
16 2 (0.32%) Marketo
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
networx
Salary: £25k - 28k p.a. + up to 20% bonus + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago