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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 266 248 209
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -39
Permanent jobs citing SEO 210 224 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 1.09% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.30% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 185 176 207
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
16550 17228 16685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.51% 84.11% 83.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13997 13887 13098
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average 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 £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +31 56 £40,000 +23.07% 13
Berkshire -4 53 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Oxfordshire +3 37 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Hampshire +14 29 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Buckinghamshire -17 12 £31,500 -3.07% 2
East Sussex 0 11 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Kent -11 10 £24,500 -40.24% 2
Middlesex +11 3 £40,000 +45.45%
West Sussex -8 3 £45,000 +38.46% 2
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 262 (66.33%) HTML
2 244 (61.77%) CSS
3 217 (54.94%) JavaScript
4 169 (42.78%) Marketing
5 143 (36.20%) HTML5
6 137 (34.68%) jQuery
7 129 (32.66%) .NET
8 127 (32.15%) CMS
9 122 (30.89%) Analytics
10 118 (29.87%) E-Commerce
11 117 (29.62%) CSS3
12 116 (29.37%) SQL Server
13 115 (29.11%) User Experience
14 110 (27.85%) C#
15 109 (27.59%) ASP.NET
16 108 (27.34%) Google
17 102 (25.82%) Digital Marketing
18 82 (20.76%) Subversion
19 78 (19.75%) Social Media
20 73 (18.48%) Google Analytics
20 73 (18.48%) Finance
20 73 (18.48%) XML
21 72 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
22 69 (17.47%) Web Development
22 69 (17.47%) Microsoft
23 68 (17.22%) MVC
24 60 (15.19%) IIS
24 60 (15.19%) WordPress
25 58 (14.68%) Project Management
26 57 (14.43%) SQL

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 127 (32.15%) CMS
2 60 (15.19%) IIS
2 60 (15.19%) WordPress
3 31 (7.85%) Tomcat
4 26 (6.58%) Kentico
5 20 (5.06%) Drupal
6 15 (3.80%) Joomla!
7 13 (3.29%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (3.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.77%) Apache
10 7 (1.77%) nginx
11 6 (1.52%) Confluence
12 5 (1.27%) Node.js
13 4 (1.01%) Apache Solr
13 4 (1.01%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.25%) Magnolia
14 1 (0.25%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 52 (13.16%) Photoshop
2 18 (4.56%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.54%) MS Office
4 12 (3.04%) GIMP
5 11 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (2.53%) Fireworks
6 10 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (1.27%) Acrobat
7 5 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (1.01%) InDesign
9 1 (0.25%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 11 (2.78%) Magento
2 7 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.01%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.25%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 73 (18.48%) Google Analytics
2 45 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (8.35%) SaaS
4 22 (5.57%) AdWords
5 13 (3.29%) Google Tag Manager
6 10 (2.53%) Adobe Analytics
6 10 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (1.27%) Rackspace Cloud
8 4 (1.01%) Basecamp
9 3 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.76%) GitHub
9 3 (0.76%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.51%) IaaS
11 1 (0.25%) Office 365
11 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.13%) Internet
2 10 (2.53%) Intranet
3 5 (1.27%) Bluetooth
3 5 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.27%) Wireless
4 4 (1.01%) HTTP
5 3 (0.76%) SMS
6 2 (0.51%) SSH
7 1 (0.25%) Extranet
7 1 (0.25%) Firewall
7 1 (0.25%) FTP
7 1 (0.25%) SAN
7 1 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (29.37%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (7.34%) Relational Database
4 24 (6.08%) MySQL
5 23 (5.82%) RDBMS
5 23 (5.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.01%) Big Data
8 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.51%) Redis
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (20.76%) Subversion
2 53 (13.42%) Git (software)
3 26 (6.58%) Ant
3 26 (6.58%) Eclipse
4 17 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (3.04%) Dreamweaver
5 12 (3.04%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.03%) JIRA
7 6 (1.52%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.52%) JUnit
7 6 (1.52%) ReSharper
7 6 (1.52%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.27%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (1.27%) Mocha
8 5 (1.27%) QUnit
8 5 (1.27%) Selenium
9 2 (0.51%) Grunt
10 1 (0.25%) gulp
10 1 (0.25%) PHPUnit
General
1 169 (42.78%) Marketing
2 73 (18.48%) Finance
3 41 (10.38%) Advertising
4 30 (7.59%) Telecoms
5 24 (6.08%) Banking
6 21 (5.32%) Retail
7 11 (2.78%) Publishing
8 5 (1.27%) Brand Awareness
8 5 (1.27%) Legal
8 5 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.01%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 214 (54.18%) Developer
2 107 (27.09%) Web Developer
3 78 (19.75%) .NET Developer
4 50 (12.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 47 (11.90%) .NET Web Developer
6 45 (11.39%) ASP.NET Developer
7 43 (10.89%) C# Developer
8 40 (10.13%) Senior Developer
9 38 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (6.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (6.33%) Java Developer
10 25 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
11 23 (5.82%) Junior
12 19 (4.81%) Digital Project Manager
12 19 (4.81%) Marketing Manager
12 19 (4.81%) Project Manager
13 18 (4.56%) C# Web Developer
13 18 (4.56%) Digital Executive
13 18 (4.56%) Marketing Executive
14 17 (4.30%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (66.33%) HTML
2 244 (61.77%) CSS
3 143 (36.20%) HTML5
4 137 (34.68%) jQuery
5 129 (32.66%) .NET
6 117 (29.62%) CSS3
7 109 (27.59%) ASP.NET
8 73 (18.48%) XML
9 47 (11.90%) Ajax
10 43 (10.89%) Sass
11 41 (10.38%) AngularJS
12 40 (10.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 35 (8.86%) Web Services
14 32 (8.10%) JSP
15 31 (7.85%) Spring
16 28 (7.09%) Backbone.js
17 25 (6.33%) Hibernate
17 25 (6.33%) Java EE
17 25 (6.33%) Servlets
18 23 (5.82%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 115 (29.11%) User Experience
2 78 (19.75%) Social Media
3 34 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (7.09%) iPad
5 21 (5.32%) Blog
6 20 (5.06%) Mobile App
7 16 (4.05%) W3C
8 14 (3.54%) Social Network
9 13 (3.29%) Driving Licence
9 13 (3.29%) Xbox
10 9 (2.28%) Copywriting
11 8 (2.03%) Graphic Design
12 5 (1.27%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.27%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.27%) Web 2.0
13 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (0.76%) Statistics
14 2 (0.51%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.51%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.66%) Windows
2 45 (11.39%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (3.29%) Linux
5 7 (1.77%) Debian
5 7 (1.77%) Ubuntu
5 7 (1.77%) Unix
6 4 (1.01%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.51%) Android
7 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (30.89%) Analytics
2 118 (29.87%) E-Commerce
3 102 (25.82%) Digital Marketing
4 72 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (17.47%) Web Development
6 68 (17.22%) MVC
7 58 (14.68%) Project Management
8 55 (13.92%) Web Design
9 54 (13.67%) Pay per click
10 49 (12.41%) Content Management
11 48 (12.15%) B2B
11 48 (12.15%) Front End Development
12 45 (11.39%) B2C
13 39 (9.87%) CRM
14 38 (9.62%) Time Management
15 36 (9.11%) Responsive Web Design
16 28 (7.09%) Web Application Development
17 26 (6.58%) Email Marketing
18 20 (5.06%) Marketing Strategy
19 19 (4.81%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 217 (54.94%) JavaScript
2 110 (27.85%) C#
3 57 (14.43%) SQL
4 50 (12.66%) PHP
5 40 (10.13%) Java
6 31 (7.85%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.28%) C
8 6 (1.52%) Python
8 6 (1.52%) R
9 4 (1.01%) Ruby
10 3 (0.76%) PHP 5
11 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (10.38%) Degree
2 9 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.01%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 108 (27.34%) Google
2 69 (17.47%) Microsoft
3 43 (10.89%) Adobe
4 31 (7.85%) hybris
5 14 (3.54%) Sitecore
6 11 (2.78%) Twitter
7 10 (2.53%) Siemens
8 6 (1.52%) Omniture
9 5 (1.27%) Northgate
9 5 (1.27%) Rackspace
9 5 (1.27%) Zend
10 4 (1.01%) Facebook
11 3 (0.76%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.76%) Oracle
11 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.51%) ATG
12 2 (0.51%) Citrix
12 2 (0.51%) LANDesk
12 2 (0.51%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.51%) Remedy
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Pulborough, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 40,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hampshire
VIQU
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
IBS Consulting
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum £8K Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension, H
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + exceptional benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Lightwater, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £34,000 to £37,000 per annum + Bonus + Training budget + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Training budget + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Software Personnel International Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Friday Media Group
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Carbosynth
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Solutions 4 Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Bicester
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 18 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Epsom
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago