The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 193 185 179
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing SEO 313 317 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.33% 1.41% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.86% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 206 269 308
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18366 17040 18222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.24% 75.99% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14545 13781 15591
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
SEO
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +17 73 £37,500 +14.50% 12
Hampshire -4 44 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Berkshire -7 41 £37,500 +7.14% 4
West Sussex +2 35 £36,000 +12.50% 2
Oxfordshire +7 32 £37,500 -6.25% 3
East Sussex -32 29 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Kent -10 22 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Sussex +6 7 - -
Buckinghamshire -22 6 £34,000 +19.29%
Middlesex -2 3 £40,000 -20.00%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 335 (56.97%) Marketing
2 289 (49.15%) HTML
3 262 (44.56%) Analytics
4 244 (41.50%) CSS
5 208 (35.37%) JavaScript
6 196 (33.33%) jQuery
7 185 (31.46%) E-Commerce
8 172 (29.25%) Google
9 169 (28.74%) Social Media
10 162 (27.55%) Digital Marketing
11 146 (24.83%) CMS
12 135 (22.96%) Pay per click
13 134 (22.79%) SQL
14 120 (20.41%) Google Analytics
14 120 (20.41%) HTML5
15 119 (20.24%) Web Development
15 119 (20.24%) Content Management
16 118 (20.07%) PHP
17 100 (17.01%) CSS3
18 95 (16.16%) Online Marketing
19 94 (15.99%) .NET
20 87 (14.80%) XML
21 86 (14.63%) MVC
22 84 (14.29%) MySQL
23 77 (13.10%) Degree
24 71 (12.07%) ASP.NET
25 70 (11.90%) Java
25 70 (11.90%) XHTML
26 69 (11.73%) SQL Server
27 67 (11.39%) Web Services

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 146 (24.83%) CMS
2 52 (8.84%) WordPress
3 30 (5.10%) Joomla!
4 28 (4.76%) Drupal
5 25 (4.25%) SharePoint
5 25 (4.25%) Tomcat
6 21 (3.57%) IIS
6 21 (3.57%) ColdFusion
6 21 (3.57%) WebSphere
7 18 (3.06%) Apache
8 16 (2.72%) ExpressionEngine
9 11 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (1.53%) Node.js
12 8 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (1.19%) SilverStripe
13 7 (1.19%) SugarCRM
14 6 (1.02%) MS Project Server
15 5 (0.85%) Umbraco
16 4 (0.68%) TeamSite
Applications
1 52 (8.84%) Photoshop
2 50 (8.50%) MS Excel
3 32 (5.44%) MS Office
4 30 (5.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.70%) Fireworks
6 6 (1.02%) MS Project
7 5 (0.85%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.85%) InDesign
8 3 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 120 (20.41%) Google Analytics
2 43 (7.31%) Magento
3 39 (6.63%) WebTrends
4 7 (1.19%) Oracle CRM
5 6 (1.02%) Tridion
6 3 (0.51%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.34%) SaaS
2 2 (0.34%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.17%) GitHub
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.46%) Internet
2 6 (1.02%) Intranet
3 4 (0.68%) DNS
4 3 (0.51%) Extranet
5 1 (0.17%) HTTP
5 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) SMS
5 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (14.29%) MySQL
2 69 (11.73%) SQL Server
3 59 (10.03%) Relational Database
4 27 (4.59%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.02%) MS Access
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.02%) Big Data
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.51%) Redis
7 3 (0.51%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.17%) DTS
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 60 (10.20%) Subversion
2 26 (4.42%) Eclipse
2 26 (4.42%) Visual Studio
3 24 (4.08%) Ant
4 21 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 17 (2.89%) JIRA
6 12 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
7 7 (1.19%) JUnit
8 5 (0.85%) PhoneGap
9 4 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.51%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.51%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.51%) Maven
10 3 (0.51%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.34%) Grunt
11 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.17%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 335 (56.97%) Marketing
2 60 (10.20%) Retail
3 57 (9.69%) Finance
4 52 (8.84%) Advertising
5 20 (3.40%) Electronics
6 19 (3.23%) Publishing
7 10 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.36%) Billing
9 8 (1.36%) German Language
10 6 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.02%) Games
11 5 (0.85%) Local Government
12 4 (0.68%) Banking
13 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.34%) Automotive
14 2 (0.34%) French Language
14 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.17%) Interactive Media
15 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 197 (33.50%) Developer
2 83 (14.12%) Analyst
3 82 (13.95%) Web Developer
4 62 (10.54%) Senior Developer
5 61 (10.37%) Marketing Manager
6 52 (8.84%) Front-End Developer
6 52 (8.84%) Business Analyst
7 44 (7.48%) PHP Developer
8 36 (6.12%) Digital Marketing Manager
9 34 (5.78%) PPC Specialist
9 34 (5.78%) PPC Executive
9 34 (5.78%) PPC Manager
9 34 (5.78%) PPC Analyst
10 27 (4.59%) .NET Developer
10 27 (4.59%) PHP Web Developer
11 24 (4.08%) Java Developer
11 24 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
11 24 (4.08%) Marketing Executive
12 22 (3.74%) Designer
13 19 (3.23%) Webmaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (49.15%) HTML
2 244 (41.50%) CSS
3 196 (33.33%) jQuery
4 120 (20.41%) HTML5
5 100 (17.01%) CSS3
6 94 (15.99%) .NET
7 87 (14.80%) XML
8 71 (12.07%) ASP.NET
9 70 (11.90%) XHTML
10 67 (11.39%) Web Services
11 57 (9.69%) Ajax
12 38 (6.46%) JSP
13 28 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (4.42%) Servlets
15 25 (4.25%) Spring
16 24 (4.08%) WCF
17 23 (3.91%) XSLT
18 22 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 21 (3.57%) Java EE
19 21 (3.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 169 (28.74%) Social Media
2 53 (9.01%) Blog
3 47 (7.99%) Mobile App
4 38 (6.46%) W3C
5 27 (4.59%) Copywriting
6 25 (4.25%) Management Information System
7 22 (3.74%) Statistics
8 15 (2.55%) Digital Media
9 11 (1.87%) iPad
10 10 (1.70%) FMCG
11 8 (1.36%) Photography
11 8 (1.36%) Open Source
12 7 (1.19%) Graphic Design
12 7 (1.19%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.02%) Social Network
14 5 (0.85%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.85%) Animation
15 4 (0.68%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.68%) Wiki
15 4 (0.68%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (7.65%) Windows
2 27 (4.59%) Apple iOS
3 22 (3.74%) Linux
4 14 (2.38%) Android
5 12 (2.04%) UNIX
6 11 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (44.56%) Analytics
2 185 (31.46%) E-Commerce
3 162 (27.55%) Digital Marketing
4 135 (22.96%) Pay per click
5 119 (20.24%) Web Development
5 119 (20.24%) Content Management
6 95 (16.16%) Online Marketing
7 86 (14.63%) MVC
8 63 (10.71%) B2B
9 57 (9.69%) Project Management
10 48 (8.16%) OO
10 48 (8.16%) Web Design
11 43 (7.31%) Email Marketing
12 42 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (6.80%) CRM
14 38 (6.46%) OOP
15 34 (5.78%) B2C
16 30 (5.10%) Waterfall
17 28 (4.76%) Scrum
18 27 (4.59%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 208 (35.37%) JavaScript
2 134 (22.79%) SQL
3 118 (20.07%) PHP
4 70 (11.90%) Java
5 39 (6.63%) C#
6 23 (3.91%) Python
7 14 (2.38%) VBA
7 14 (2.38%) PHP5
7 14 (2.38%) R
8 10 (1.70%) Ruby
9 6 (1.02%) Objective-C
10 5 (0.85%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.51%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (0.51%) C
12 2 (0.34%) C++
12 2 (0.34%) Perl
12 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (13.10%) Degree
2 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 11 (1.87%) SLA
3 10 (1.70%) WAI
4 6 (1.02%) QA
5 1 (0.17%) WCAG
Vendors
1 172 (29.25%) Google
2 58 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 38 (6.46%) Omniture
4 29 (4.93%) Adobe
5 26 (4.42%) Twitter
5 26 (4.42%) hybris
6 24 (4.08%) Facebook
7 21 (3.57%) Zend
8 20 (3.40%) ATG
9 18 (3.06%) Demandware
10 12 (2.04%) Hitwise
11 11 (1.87%) Coremetrics
12 8 (1.36%) Oracle
12 8 (1.36%) SAP
12 8 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.36%) JD Edwards
12 8 (1.36%) Marketo
13 5 (0.85%) Eloqua
13 5 (0.85%) Apple
13 5 (0.85%) Siebel
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Square One Resources
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, Sussex
iCrossing
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Volaris Exec
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £15000 to £16000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, free parking.
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago