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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 247 199 218
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +19
Permanent jobs citing SEO 215 288 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 1.33% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.67% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 174 231 213
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £25,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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
17474 17251 18069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.97% 79.67% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13945 13716 15547
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 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Berkshire -32 55 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Surrey -24 42 £37,500 +40.18% 4
Kent +11 32 £32,500 +3.17% 5
East Sussex -20 26 £32,500 -3.70% 2
Oxfordshire +10 24 £30,000 - 3
Hampshire -25 22 £30,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +6 7 £31,500 +43.18% 1
West Sussex -16 6 £40,000 -13.04%
Middlesex -2 1 £27,500 -35.29%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 269 (56.99%) Marketing
2 248 (52.54%) HTML
3 234 (49.58%) CSS
4 207 (43.86%) JavaScript
5 184 (38.98%) jQuery
6 169 (35.81%) CMS
7 148 (31.36%) Analytics
8 144 (30.51%) HTML5
9 128 (27.12%) E-Commerce
10 125 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
11 117 (24.79%) CSS3
12 115 (24.36%) Digital Marketing
12 115 (24.36%) Social Media
13 103 (21.82%) PHP
14 102 (21.61%) Pay per click
15 94 (19.92%) Google
16 90 (19.07%) Project Management
17 85 (18.01%) Web Design
18 83 (17.58%) Photoshop
19 79 (16.74%) User Experience
20 77 (16.31%) Web Development
20 77 (16.31%) .NET
21 74 (15.68%) Google Analytics
22 73 (15.47%) Content Management
23 72 (15.25%) MySQL
24 69 (14.62%) ASP.NET
25 68 (14.41%) XML
26 67 (14.19%) MVC
27 65 (13.77%) Degree
28 63 (13.35%) Subversion

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 169 (35.81%) CMS
2 61 (12.92%) WordPress
3 35 (7.42%) Umbraco
4 25 (5.30%) Drupal
5 23 (4.87%) Joomla!
6 20 (4.24%) Tomcat
7 19 (4.03%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (3.39%) IIS
9 15 (3.18%) SharePoint
9 15 (3.18%) Confluence
10 8 (1.69%) Node.js
11 6 (1.27%) ColdFusion
11 6 (1.27%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.06%) Apache
13 4 (0.85%) Kentico
13 4 (0.85%) Railo
14 2 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
15 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
Applications
1 83 (17.58%) Photoshop
2 36 (7.63%) MS Excel
3 31 (6.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 22 (4.66%) MS Office
5 13 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (2.12%) Fireworks
8 9 (1.91%) MS Visio
9 6 (1.27%) InDesign
10 2 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.21%) MS Project
11 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 74 (15.68%) Google Analytics
2 25 (5.30%) Magento
3 24 (5.08%) WebTrends
4 10 (2.12%) Tridion
5 2 (0.42%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.21%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.21%) Radian6
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.69%) SaaS
2 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) GitHub
3 1 (0.21%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 59 (12.50%) Internet
2 34 (7.20%) Broadband
2 34 (7.20%) 3G
3 12 (2.54%) Extranet
4 7 (1.48%) 4G
5 5 (1.06%) DNS
5 5 (1.06%) FTP
6 4 (0.85%) HTTP
7 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.64%) VPN
7 3 (0.64%) VoIP
7 3 (0.64%) WAN
7 3 (0.64%) DHCP
7 3 (0.64%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.64%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.64%) LAN
7 3 (0.64%) DMVPN
7 3 (0.64%) MPLS
7 3 (0.64%) Firewall
7 3 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (15.25%) MySQL
2 28 (5.93%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.91%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.06%) QlikView
6 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.85%) MS Access
7 4 (0.85%) Big Data
7 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.64%) SQLite
9 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 63 (13.35%) Subversion
2 57 (12.08%) Git (software)
3 22 (4.66%) Dreamweaver
4 19 (4.03%) JIRA
5 17 (3.60%) JUnit
6 16 (3.39%) Eclipse
7 15 (3.18%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.91%) Ant
8 9 (1.91%) Axure RP
9 7 (1.48%) Jenkins
9 7 (1.48%) Firebug
10 6 (1.27%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.27%) Xdebug
11 4 (0.85%) Grunt
11 4 (0.85%) Sublime Text
12 2 (0.42%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.21%) ProtoShare
13 1 (0.21%) NetBeans
General
1 269 (56.99%) Marketing
2 46 (9.75%) Advertising
3 44 (9.32%) Telecoms
4 38 (8.05%) Retail
5 35 (7.42%) Finance
6 17 (3.60%) Games
7 12 (2.54%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.12%) Automotive
8 10 (2.12%) Publishing
9 9 (1.91%) Banking
10 6 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.06%) Back Office
11 5 (1.06%) Legal
12 2 (0.42%) French Language
12 2 (0.42%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 199 (42.16%) Developer
2 124 (26.27%) Web Developer
3 50 (10.59%) Front-End Developer
4 44 (9.32%) Senior Developer
5 38 (8.05%) Designer
6 34 (7.20%) Web Designer
7 30 (6.36%) Analyst
7 30 (6.36%) Marketing Executive
8 29 (6.14%) PHP Developer
9 24 (5.08%) Development Manager
10 23 (4.87%) Junior
11 22 (4.66%) Digital Marketing Executive
12 21 (4.45%) Junior Developer
13 20 (4.24%) Senior Web Developer
14 19 (4.03%) PHP Web Developer
14 19 (4.03%) Front-End Web Developer
15 16 (3.39%) Junior Web Developer
16 15 (3.18%) Consultant
16 15 (3.18%) Content Manager
16 15 (3.18%) PPC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (52.54%) HTML
2 234 (49.58%) CSS
3 184 (38.98%) jQuery
4 144 (30.51%) HTML5
5 117 (24.79%) CSS3
6 77 (16.31%) .NET
7 69 (14.62%) ASP.NET
8 68 (14.41%) XML
9 35 (7.42%) Ajax
9 35 (7.42%) .NET Framework
10 28 (5.93%) JSP
11 27 (5.72%) XHTML
12 20 (4.24%) Spring
13 14 (2.97%) Web Services
14 13 (2.75%) Flash
15 12 (2.54%) Razor View Engine
16 11 (2.33%) AngularJS
16 11 (2.33%) XSD
16 11 (2.33%) Spring MVC
17 9 (1.91%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 115 (24.36%) Social Media
2 79 (16.74%) User Experience
3 54 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (7.20%) Smartphone
5 28 (5.93%) W3C
6 24 (5.08%) iPad
7 19 (4.03%) Computer Science
8 18 (3.81%) Graphic Design
9 15 (3.18%) Digital Media
10 13 (2.75%) Copywriting
11 12 (2.54%) Mobile App
12 11 (2.33%) Social Network
13 10 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (2.12%) Open Source
13 10 (2.12%) New Media
13 10 (2.12%) Podcast
14 8 (1.69%) Statistics
15 7 (1.48%) Management Information System
15 7 (1.48%) Blog
16 5 (1.06%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.51%) Windows
2 22 (4.66%) Linux
3 19 (4.03%) Android
3 19 (4.03%) Apple iOS
4 17 (3.60%) UNIX
5 11 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (31.36%) Analytics
2 128 (27.12%) E-Commerce
3 125 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (24.36%) Digital Marketing
5 102 (21.61%) Pay per click
6 90 (19.07%) Project Management
7 85 (18.01%) Web Design
8 77 (16.31%) Web Development
9 73 (15.47%) Content Management
10 67 (14.19%) MVC
11 61 (12.92%) Online Marketing
12 48 (10.17%) Responsive Web Design
13 46 (9.75%) B2B
14 43 (9.11%) Time Management
15 35 (7.42%) Web Analytics
16 32 (6.78%) B2C
17 29 (6.14%) Mentoring
18 28 (5.93%) Scrum
19 21 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
20 20 (4.24%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 207 (43.86%) JavaScript
2 103 (21.82%) PHP
3 55 (11.65%) C#
4 44 (9.32%) SQL
5 32 (6.78%) Java
6 9 (1.91%) PHP5
7 8 (1.69%) Python
8 7 (1.48%) Ruby
8 7 (1.48%) Perl
9 4 (0.85%) C
9 4 (0.85%) C++
9 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.64%) Groovy
11 2 (0.42%) Scala
12 1 (0.21%) VB
12 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (13.77%) Degree
2 3 (0.64%) CCNP
2 3 (0.64%) CCDA
2 3 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.21%) GNVQ
3 1 (0.21%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.54%) QA
2 4 (0.85%) WCAG
2 4 (0.85%) WAI
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.64%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.21%) cPanel
Vendors
1 94 (19.92%) Google
2 62 (13.14%) Adobe
3 40 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 26 (5.51%) Sitecore
5 22 (4.66%) hybris
6 20 (4.24%) Facebook
7 16 (3.39%) Twitter
8 12 (2.54%) Zend
9 11 (2.33%) Business Objects
10 10 (2.12%) T-Plan
11 8 (1.69%) Cisco
12 7 (1.48%) Omniture
13 6 (1.27%) Demandware
13 6 (1.27%) ATG
14 5 (1.06%) VMware
14 5 (1.06%) HP
14 5 (1.06%) Dell
15 4 (0.85%) HubSpot
16 3 (0.64%) Oracle
16 3 (0.64%) Polycom
Windsor, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica UK Limited
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
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Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + + 5k Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £65000 - £78000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £25k - 27k per year + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £38,511 to £45,954 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Rochester
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