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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 237 194 188
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -6
Permanent jobs citing SEO 223 310 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 1.32% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.66% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 156 206 269
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
17464 18725 17337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.41% 79.95% 77.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13799 14847 14035
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +34 79 £43,000 +14.66% 9
Surrey -16 42 £38,409 +2.42% 9
Oxfordshire +1 25 £30,000 -20.00% 6
Hampshire -26 22 £23,000 -34.28% 5
East Sussex -23 20 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 12 £45,000 +32.35% 4
Kent 0 10 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Sussex 0 6 - -
West Sussex -24 4 £32,500 -9.72%
Middlesex +7 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 251 (56.92%) Marketing
2 243 (55.10%) HTML
3 213 (48.30%) CSS
4 180 (40.82%) JavaScript
5 141 (31.97%) E-Commerce
6 140 (31.75%) CMS
7 135 (30.61%) Analytics
8 133 (30.16%) jQuery
9 112 (25.40%) User Experience
10 104 (23.58%) Social Media
11 98 (22.22%) PHP
12 97 (22.00%) Pay per click
13 95 (21.54%) Google
13 95 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
14 94 (21.32%) Digital Marketing
15 92 (20.86%) HTML5
16 90 (20.41%) Photoshop
17 80 (18.14%) MySQL
18 79 (17.91%) Degree
19 76 (17.23%) Content Management
19 76 (17.23%) Project Management
20 72 (16.33%) Google Analytics
21 70 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
22 68 (15.42%) Web Development
23 67 (15.19%) Adobe
23 67 (15.19%) SQL
23 67 (15.19%) CSS3
24 64 (14.51%) XML
25 58 (13.15%) Online Marketing
26 55 (12.47%) Web Design

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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
1 140 (31.75%) CMS
2 40 (9.07%) WordPress
3 17 (3.85%) Joomla!
3 17 (3.85%) IIS
4 14 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (2.95%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.49%) Confluence
6 11 (2.49%) Kentico
7 10 (2.27%) Apache
7 10 (2.27%) Drupal
8 9 (2.04%) Node.js
9 7 (1.59%) ColdFusion
10 6 (1.36%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.91%) Railo
12 3 (0.68%) Magnolia
13 2 (0.45%) nginx
13 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.23%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 90 (20.41%) Photoshop
2 53 (12.02%) MS Excel
3 32 (7.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 23 (5.22%) MS Office
5 19 (4.31%) Fireworks
6 17 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (3.40%) MS Visio
8 13 (2.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (2.04%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (1.36%) InDesign
11 3 (0.68%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 18 (4.08%) Magento
2 4 (0.91%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.45%) Shopify
3 2 (0.45%) CubeCart
4 1 (0.23%) Radian6
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 72 (16.33%) Google Analytics
2 23 (5.22%) SaaS
3 4 (0.91%) MailChimp
4 3 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.68%) GitHub
5 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.45%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.66%) Internet
2 19 (4.31%) DNS
3 11 (2.49%) Wireless
4 10 (2.27%) Intranet
5 7 (1.59%) Broadband
6 4 (0.91%) HTTP
6 4 (0.91%) SSL
6 4 (0.91%) SSH
7 3 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.45%) SMS
8 2 (0.45%) DHCP
9 1 (0.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (18.14%) MySQL
2 26 (5.90%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.40%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.49%) MS Access
5 7 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.36%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.91%) Redis
8 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 41 (9.30%) Subversion
2 20 (4.54%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.31%) Axure RP
3 19 (4.31%) JIRA
4 14 (3.17%) JUnit
5 13 (2.95%) Visual Studio
6 10 (2.27%) Dreamweaver
6 10 (2.27%) Ant
7 9 (2.04%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.13%) Firebug
8 5 (1.13%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.91%) Grunt
9 4 (0.91%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.91%) Maven
10 3 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.45%) Sublime Text
12 1 (0.23%) TortoiseSVN
12 1 (0.23%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.23%) NetBeans
General
1 251 (56.92%) Marketing
2 53 (12.02%) Finance
3 52 (11.79%) Retail
4 38 (8.62%) Advertising
5 22 (4.99%) Telecoms
6 19 (4.31%) Publishing
7 16 (3.63%) Banking
8 11 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (2.49%) Multimedia
9 8 (1.81%) Games
10 4 (0.91%) French Language
11 3 (0.68%) Local Government
12 2 (0.45%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.23%) German Language
13 1 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 160 (36.28%) Developer
2 107 (24.26%) Web Developer
3 37 (8.39%) PHP Developer
4 36 (8.16%) PPC Specialist
4 36 (8.16%) PPC Manager
4 36 (8.16%) PPC Analyst
4 36 (8.16%) PPC Executive
5 34 (7.71%) Designer
6 27 (6.12%) Front-End Developer
7 24 (5.44%) PHP Web Developer
8 23 (5.22%) Web Designer
8 23 (5.22%) Senior Developer
8 23 (5.22%) Marketing Executive
9 21 (4.76%) Analyst
10 20 (4.54%) Consultant
11 19 (4.31%) Architect
12 18 (4.08%) SEO Consultant
13 17 (3.85%) Marketing Assistant
14 13 (2.95%) User Experience Architect
14 13 (2.95%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (55.10%) HTML
2 213 (48.30%) CSS
3 133 (30.16%) jQuery
4 92 (20.86%) HTML5
5 67 (15.19%) CSS3
6 64 (14.51%) XML
7 52 (11.79%) .NET
8 32 (7.26%) ASP.NET
9 28 (6.35%) Ajax
10 27 (6.12%) XHTML
11 22 (4.99%) Web Services
12 18 (4.08%) .NET Framework
13 16 (3.63%) JSP
14 14 (3.17%) Spring
15 12 (2.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (1.81%) Sass
17 8 (1.81%) JSON
17 8 (1.81%) Apache Flex
17 8 (1.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 112 (25.40%) User Experience
2 104 (23.58%) Social Media
3 70 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (9.75%) W3C
5 24 (5.44%) Graphic Design
5 24 (5.44%) Copywriting
6 21 (4.76%) Mathematics
7 18 (4.08%) Computer Science
8 15 (3.40%) iPad
9 14 (3.17%) Mobile App
10 13 (2.95%) Digital Media
11 12 (2.72%) Blog
12 11 (2.49%) FMCG
13 9 (2.04%) Taxonomies
14 8 (1.81%) Physics
14 8 (1.81%) Smartphone
15 5 (1.13%) Management Information System
15 5 (1.13%) BBC
15 5 (1.13%) Life Science
16 4 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.58%) Windows
2 16 (3.63%) Linux
3 15 (3.40%) Android
3 15 (3.40%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.27%) UNIX
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (31.97%) E-Commerce
2 135 (30.61%) Analytics
3 97 (22.00%) Pay per click
4 95 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (21.32%) Digital Marketing
6 76 (17.23%) Content Management
6 76 (17.23%) Project Management
7 68 (15.42%) Web Development
8 58 (13.15%) Online Marketing
9 55 (12.47%) Web Design
10 44 (9.98%) MVC
11 36 (8.16%) Time Management
12 33 (7.48%) OO
12 33 (7.48%) Responsive Web Design
13 32 (7.26%) B2B
14 31 (7.03%) B2C
15 27 (6.12%) OOP
15 27 (6.12%) Web Analytics
16 23 (5.22%) Mentoring
17 22 (4.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 180 (40.82%) JavaScript
2 98 (22.22%) PHP
3 67 (15.19%) SQL
4 44 (9.98%) C#
5 38 (8.62%) Java
6 11 (2.49%) VB
7 8 (1.81%) PHP5
8 7 (1.59%) Ruby
9 4 (0.91%) XPath
9 4 (0.91%) XQuery
9 4 (0.91%) COBOL
10 3 (0.68%) C
10 3 (0.68%) Python
11 1 (0.23%) Groovy
11 1 (0.23%) Scala
11 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (17.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) SLA
2 3 (0.68%) WCAG
3 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) Ansible
2 1 (0.23%) cPanel
Vendors
1 95 (21.54%) Google
2 67 (15.19%) Adobe
3 50 (11.34%) Microsoft
4 26 (5.90%) Facebook
5 20 (4.54%) Sitecore
6 18 (4.08%) hybris
7 13 (2.95%) Twitter
8 10 (2.27%) Omniture
9 8 (1.81%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.36%) Cisco
10 6 (1.36%) HP
10 6 (1.36%) Dell
10 6 (1.36%) VMware
11 4 (0.91%) Zend
11 4 (0.91%) iRise
12 3 (0.68%) Tealeaf
12 3 (0.68%) Tableau
12 3 (0.68%) Percussion
12 3 (0.68%) SAP
13 2 (0.45%) Oracle
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