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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 268 299 261
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -38
Permanent jobs citing SEO 133 172 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 0.80% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.93% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55 144 177
Median salary £37,500 £39,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.45% +20.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £56,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
13904 18445 18511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.86% 86.26% 83.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11466 15428 14676
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 11 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +49 61 £19,000 -42.42% 4
Oxfordshire +30 18 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Berkshire -2 14 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 13 £35,000 +19.65%
Surrey +3 8 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Kent +6 6 £37,500 +50.00%
West Sussex +19 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Middlesex - 3 £35,750 -
Home Counties - 3 - -
East Sussex +12 2 £21,500 -46.25%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 (56.33%) Marketing
2 94 (41.05%) HTML
3 87 (37.99%) Digital Marketing
4 86 (37.55%) Pay per click
4 86 (37.55%) Social Media
5 81 (35.37%) E-Commerce
5 81 (35.37%) Analytics
6 78 (34.06%) CSS
7 74 (32.31%) CMS
8 71 (31.00%) User Experience
9 70 (30.57%) Google
10 69 (30.13%) JavaScript
11 64 (27.95%) Web Development
12 63 (27.51%) Google Analytics
13 50 (21.83%) Advertising
14 49 (21.40%) PHP
15 47 (20.52%) Email Marketing
16 44 (19.21%) HTML5
17 41 (17.90%) CSS3
18 39 (17.03%) jQuery
19 38 (16.59%) B2B
20 37 (16.16%) Adobe
20 37 (16.16%) WordPress
21 35 (15.28%) Display Advertising
21 35 (15.28%) Degree
22 25 (10.92%) Responsive Web Design
22 25 (10.92%) AngularJS
22 25 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (10.92%) Wireframes
23 24 (10.48%) Git (software)

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 74 (32.31%) CMS
2 37 (16.16%) WordPress
3 13 (5.68%) Umbraco
4 10 (4.37%) Drupal
5 6 (2.62%) IIS
6 4 (1.75%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.31%) Kentico
8 2 (0.87%) SAS
8 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (9.61%) Photoshop
2 14 (6.11%) MS Visio
2 14 (6.11%) OmniGraffle
3 11 (4.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (3.93%) MS Office
5 8 (3.49%) MS Excel
6 6 (2.62%) GIMP
7 4 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.37%) Magento
2 4 (1.75%) CubeCart
2 4 (1.75%) Shopify
3 2 (0.87%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (27.51%) Google Analytics
2 22 (9.61%) AdWords
3 9 (3.93%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (2.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (1.75%) Sage Pay
6 3 (1.31%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.87%) SaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) Internet
2 2 (0.87%) Extranet
2 2 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.61%) MySQL
2 10 (4.37%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.87%) MS Access
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.11%) Axure RP
3 8 (3.49%) gulp
4 6 (2.62%) Grunt
4 6 (2.62%) Subversion
5 5 (2.18%) Bower
5 5 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.18%) Yeoman
6 4 (1.75%) Selenium
7 3 (1.31%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (1.31%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.87%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.44%) JIRA
9 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 129 (56.33%) Marketing
2 50 (21.83%) Advertising
3 21 (9.17%) Finance
4 14 (6.11%) Banking
5 10 (4.37%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.49%) Publishing
7 7 (3.06%) Retail
8 5 (2.18%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (1.75%) Automotive
10 3 (1.31%) Legal
10 3 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (33.19%) Developer
2 38 (16.59%) Web Developer
3 29 (12.66%) Marketing Manager
4 26 (11.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 19 (8.30%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.42%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 16 (6.99%) Marketing Executive
8 15 (6.55%) Architect
8 15 (6.55%) User Experience Architect
9 14 (6.11%) Content Manager
9 14 (6.11%) HTML CSS Developer
9 14 (6.11%) HTML Developer
10 13 (5.68%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (5.68%) Senior Web Developer
11 12 (5.24%) Designer
11 12 (5.24%) SEO Manager
12 10 (4.37%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.37%) Conversion Manager
12 10 (4.37%) Search Marketing Executive
12 10 (4.37%) Senior Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (41.05%) HTML
2 78 (34.06%) CSS
3 44 (19.21%) HTML5
4 41 (17.90%) CSS3
5 39 (17.03%) jQuery
6 25 (10.92%) AngularJS
7 20 (8.73%) Sass
8 16 (6.99%) .NET
9 15 (6.55%) Ajax
10 12 (5.24%) ASP.NET
11 8 (3.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (2.62%) Laravel
12 6 (2.62%) LESS
13 5 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (2.18%) LAMP
13 5 (2.18%) Semantic HTML
13 5 (2.18%) Web Services
13 5 (2.18%) XML
14 4 (1.75%) CodeIgniter
14 4 (1.75%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 86 (37.55%) Social Media
2 71 (31.00%) User Experience
3 25 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (10.04%) Digital Media
5 12 (5.24%) Blog
6 10 (4.37%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.18%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.18%) Copywriting
7 5 (2.18%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.75%) PMI
8 4 (1.75%) Xbox
9 3 (1.31%) Social Network
10 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.44%) Psychology
11 1 (0.44%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.75%) Windows
2 3 (1.31%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (37.99%) Digital Marketing
2 86 (37.55%) Pay per click
3 81 (35.37%) Analytics
3 81 (35.37%) E-Commerce
4 64 (27.95%) Web Development
5 47 (20.52%) Email Marketing
6 38 (16.59%) B2B
7 35 (15.28%) Display Advertising
8 25 (10.92%) Responsive Web Design
8 25 (10.92%) Wireframes
9 24 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (10.04%) Web Analytics
11 22 (9.61%) Digital Analytics
11 22 (9.61%) Front End Development
12 20 (8.73%) B2C
13 19 (8.30%) Online Marketing
14 18 (7.86%) Time Management
15 17 (7.42%) Content Management
15 17 (7.42%) Project Management
16 14 (6.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 69 (30.13%) JavaScript
2 49 (21.40%) PHP
3 12 (5.24%) C#
4 11 (4.80%) SQL
5 3 (1.31%) Java
5 3 (1.31%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.87%) R
6 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.87%) VBA
7 1 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (15.28%) Degree
2 4 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.06%) QA
2 4 (1.75%) SLA
3 3 (1.31%) WCAG
4 2 (0.87%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 70 (30.57%) Google
2 37 (16.16%) Adobe
3 14 (6.11%) Sophos
4 10 (4.37%) Monetate
4 10 (4.37%) Optimizely
5 8 (3.49%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.62%) Facebook
6 6 (2.62%) Twitter
7 4 (1.75%) PayPal
7 4 (1.75%) Zend
8 3 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.87%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle
9 2 (0.87%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.87%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
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Salary: 30-40k+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum circa 30K + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Pro rata
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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