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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England / South East
Rank 304 253 270
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +17
Permanent jobs citing SEO 89 204 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 1.08% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.23% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 72 182 153
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £59,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
12682 16540 17497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.81% 87.25% 85.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10315 14023 14128
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +20 23 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Oxfordshire +3 20 £35,000 -5.40% 1
Hampshire +5 16 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Kent +18 14 £28,500 +18.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Middlesex -2 4 £35,750 -10.62%
East Sussex +3 3 £52,500 +54.41%
West Sussex +1 2 £40,000 -8.57% 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 129 (58.11%) Marketing
2 97 (43.69%) Digital Marketing
3 90 (40.54%) HTML
4 85 (38.29%) Social Media
5 84 (37.84%) Pay per click
6 73 (32.88%) E-Commerce
6 73 (32.88%) Analytics
7 69 (31.08%) CSS
8 63 (28.38%) Lead Generation
9 61 (27.48%) Google
10 60 (27.03%) JavaScript
11 58 (26.13%) User Experience
12 57 (25.68%) Web Development
13 53 (23.87%) Google Analytics
14 49 (22.07%) CMS
15 46 (20.72%) Advertising
16 41 (18.47%) Email Marketing
17 38 (17.12%) PHP
18 37 (16.67%) Adobe
18 37 (16.67%) Degree
19 35 (15.77%) Display Advertising
19 35 (15.77%) WordPress
20 34 (15.32%) HTML5
21 31 (13.96%) CSS3
21 31 (13.96%) Digital Media
22 30 (13.51%) jQuery
23 29 (13.06%) Content Management
24 27 (12.16%) B2B
25 25 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
26 23 (10.36%) Web Analytics

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 49 (22.07%) CMS
2 35 (15.77%) WordPress
3 11 (4.95%) IIS
4 9 (4.05%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.25%) Drupal
5 5 (2.25%) Kentico
6 3 (1.35%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.45%) Confluence
8 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
Applications
1 21 (9.46%) Photoshop
2 14 (6.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (5.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (3.15%) MS Office
5 6 (2.70%) MS Excel
5 6 (2.70%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.70%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.90%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.45%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Magento
1 3 (1.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.90%) CubeCart
2 2 (0.90%) Shopify
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (23.87%) Google Analytics
2 19 (8.56%) AdWords
3 9 (4.05%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (1.35%) MailChimp
4 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.90%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.45%) GitHub
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.21%) MySQL
3 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.90%) MS Access
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.70%) Axure RP
3 6 (2.70%) Selenium
4 5 (2.25%) Subversion
5 4 (1.80%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (1.80%) Grunt
6 3 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.35%) gulp
6 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.90%) Bower
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.90%) Yeoman
8 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 129 (58.11%) Marketing
2 46 (20.72%) Advertising
3 20 (9.01%) Finance
4 14 (6.31%) Banking
5 10 (4.50%) Publishing
6 9 (4.05%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.60%) Legal
8 6 (2.70%) Retail
9 4 (1.80%) Automotive
9 4 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (31.08%) Developer
2 38 (17.12%) Web Developer
3 29 (13.06%) Marketing Manager
4 19 (8.56%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 18 (8.11%) Marketing Executive
5 18 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 18 (8.11%) SEO Manager
6 17 (7.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 17 (7.66%) Web Manager
7 15 (6.76%) C# Developer
8 14 (6.31%) HTML CSS Developer
8 14 (6.31%) HTML Developer
9 13 (5.86%) .NET Developer
10 12 (5.41%) Senior Web Developer
11 11 (4.95%) Content Manager
11 11 (4.95%) Designer
11 11 (4.95%) Junior
11 11 (4.95%) Junior Developer
12 10 (4.50%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 10 (4.50%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (40.54%) HTML
2 69 (31.08%) CSS
3 34 (15.32%) HTML5
4 31 (13.96%) CSS3
5 30 (13.51%) jQuery
6 22 (9.91%) .NET
7 20 (9.01%) AngularJS
8 19 (8.56%) ASP.NET
9 16 (7.21%) Sass
10 12 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (4.05%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (4.05%) LESS
13 7 (3.15%) .NET Framework
13 7 (3.15%) Entity Framework
13 7 (3.15%) Web Services
14 6 (2.70%) Ajax
14 6 (2.70%) Razor View Engine
15 4 (1.80%) LAMP
16 3 (1.35%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 85 (38.29%) Social Media
2 58 (26.13%) User Experience
3 31 (13.96%) Digital Media
4 17 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.86%) Blog
5 13 (5.86%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.70%) Xbox
7 5 (2.25%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.25%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.80%) PMI
9 3 (1.35%) Social Network
10 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.80%) Windows
1 4 (1.80%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (43.69%) Digital Marketing
2 84 (37.84%) Pay per click
3 73 (32.88%) Analytics
3 73 (32.88%) E-Commerce
4 63 (28.38%) Lead Generation
5 57 (25.68%) Web Development
6 41 (18.47%) Email Marketing
7 35 (15.77%) Display Advertising
8 29 (13.06%) Content Management
9 27 (12.16%) B2B
10 25 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (10.36%) Web Analytics
12 22 (9.91%) A/B Testing
13 21 (9.46%) Digital Analytics
13 21 (9.46%) Time Management
14 20 (9.01%) Front End Development
15 17 (7.66%) MVC
15 17 (7.66%) Online Marketing
15 17 (7.66%) Responsive Web Design
16 16 (7.21%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 60 (27.03%) JavaScript
2 38 (17.12%) PHP
3 18 (8.11%) C#
4 16 (7.21%) SQL
5 3 (1.35%) TypeScript
5 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.90%) C
7 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (1.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.60%) WCAG
2 7 (3.15%) QA
3 4 (1.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 61 (27.48%) Google
2 37 (16.67%) Adobe
3 15 (6.76%) Sophos
4 10 (4.50%) Facebook
4 10 (4.50%) Monetate
4 10 (4.50%) Optimizely
5 9 (4.05%) Twitter
6 8 (3.60%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.60%) Xamarin
7 7 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.90%) BT
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle
8 2 (0.90%) PayPal
8 2 (0.90%) Sitecore
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