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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 202 214 246
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +32
Permanent jobs citing SEO 283 274 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 1.23% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.52% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 180 167 163
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
17316 18024 16618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.10% 80.96% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14188 13953 13512
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +5 92 £42,500 +17.24% 7
Hampshire +47 66 £24,000 -46.66% 3
Surrey -26 40 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Kent +8 27 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Oxfordshire +11 23 £44,000 +23.94% 8
West Sussex -6 14 £32,750 +12.93%
East Sussex +15 10 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire -16 9 £33,750 -3.57%
Middlesex - 1 £37,000 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 309 (60.47%) Marketing
2 266 (52.05%) HTML
3 239 (46.77%) CSS
4 204 (39.92%) JavaScript
5 177 (34.64%) Digital Marketing
6 166 (32.49%) CMS
7 163 (31.90%) Analytics
8 156 (30.53%) E-Commerce
9 148 (28.96%) Pay per click
9 148 (28.96%) jQuery
10 141 (27.59%) User Experience
11 133 (26.03%) HTML5
12 115 (22.50%) CSS3
13 113 (22.11%) Social Media
14 102 (19.96%) Google
15 97 (18.98%) Adobe
16 91 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
17 88 (17.22%) PHP
18 85 (16.63%) Content Management
19 84 (16.44%) Subversion
20 82 (16.05%) Google Analytics
21 80 (15.66%) Project Management
22 79 (15.46%) MySQL
23 75 (14.68%) Microsoft
24 73 (14.29%) WordPress
25 72 (14.09%) .NET
26 68 (13.31%) XML
27 67 (13.11%) SQL
28 65 (12.72%) Retail
29 63 (12.33%) SQL Server

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 166 (32.49%) CMS
2 73 (14.29%) WordPress
3 26 (5.09%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.33%) IIS
4 17 (3.33%) Drupal
4 17 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 16 (3.13%) Kentico
6 11 (2.15%) Joomla!
7 7 (1.37%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.17%) Confluence
9 5 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.59%) Apache
11 2 (0.39%) Node.js
11 2 (0.39%) Moodle
11 2 (0.39%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.20%) Tornado
12 1 (0.20%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.20%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 61 (11.94%) Photoshop
2 27 (5.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (4.70%) MS Excel
3 24 (4.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (3.52%) Fireworks
5 15 (2.94%) MS Office
6 14 (2.74%) InDesign
6 14 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (1.76%) Adobe After Effects
8 6 (1.17%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (3.52%) Magento
2 2 (0.39%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 82 (16.05%) Google Analytics
2 38 (7.44%) SaaS
3 21 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.76%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.59%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.81%) Internet
2 15 (2.94%) DNS
3 12 (2.35%) Intranet
4 8 (1.57%) Broadband
5 7 (1.37%) SMS
6 5 (0.98%) Wireless
7 4 (0.78%) SSH
7 4 (0.78%) SSL
8 1 (0.20%) HTTP
8 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (15.46%) MySQL
2 63 (12.33%) SQL Server
3 33 (6.46%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.91%) RDBMS
5 13 (2.54%) Big Data
6 7 (1.37%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.17%) Redis
7 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.17%) MS Access
8 4 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 84 (16.44%) Subversion
2 50 (9.78%) Git (software)
3 30 (5.87%) Jenkins
4 21 (4.11%) Eclipse
5 20 (3.91%) Ant
6 12 (2.35%) Axure RP
7 11 (2.15%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.17%) JUnit
8 6 (1.17%) Maven
8 6 (1.17%) JIRA
9 5 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (0.98%) Grunt
10 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.59%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.59%) gulp
12 2 (0.39%) TortoiseSVN
13 1 (0.20%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.20%) NetBeans
General
1 309 (60.47%) Marketing
2 65 (12.72%) Retail
3 62 (12.13%) Finance
4 46 (9.00%) Advertising
5 32 (6.26%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.94%) Banking
7 13 (2.54%) Multimedia
8 9 (1.76%) Automotive
8 9 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.37%) Publishing
10 6 (1.17%) Billing
11 4 (0.78%) Games
11 4 (0.78%) French Language
11 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 203 (39.73%) Developer
2 103 (20.16%) Web Developer
3 58 (11.35%) Senior Developer
4 49 (9.59%) Front-End Developer
5 40 (7.83%) PPC Specialist
5 40 (7.83%) PPC Manager
5 40 (7.83%) PPC Analyst
5 40 (7.83%) PPC Executive
5 40 (7.83%) PHP Developer
6 38 (7.44%) Marketing Executive
7 37 (7.24%) Marketing Manager
8 33 (6.46%) Designer
9 28 (5.48%) Digital Marketing Executive
10 27 (5.28%) .NET Developer
10 27 (5.28%) Account Manager
11 22 (4.31%) ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (4.31%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 21 (4.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 21 (4.11%) PHP Web Developer
13 20 (3.91%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (52.05%) HTML
2 239 (46.77%) CSS
3 148 (28.96%) jQuery
4 133 (26.03%) HTML5
5 115 (22.50%) CSS3
6 72 (14.09%) .NET
7 68 (13.31%) XML
8 49 (9.59%) ASP.NET
8 49 (9.59%) Ajax
9 40 (7.83%) Web Services
10 32 (6.26%) Sass
11 27 (5.28%) JSP
12 26 (5.09%) Spring
13 20 (3.91%) Java EE
13 20 (3.91%) Hibernate
13 20 (3.91%) Servlets
13 20 (3.91%) XHTML
14 19 (3.72%) .NET Framework
14 19 (3.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (3.52%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 141 (27.59%) User Experience
2 113 (22.11%) Social Media
3 59 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (7.05%) W3C
5 27 (5.28%) Mobile App
6 26 (5.09%) iPad
7 18 (3.52%) Blog
7 18 (3.52%) Digital Media
8 17 (3.33%) Graphic Design
9 13 (2.54%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.54%) Copywriting
10 9 (1.76%) Social Network
11 8 (1.57%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.17%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.98%) Kinect
13 5 (0.98%) Life Science
13 5 (0.98%) Raspberry Pi
14 4 (0.78%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.63%) Linux
2 29 (5.68%) Windows
3 21 (4.11%) Apple iOS
3 21 (4.11%) Android
4 7 (1.37%) UNIX
5 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (34.64%) Digital Marketing
2 163 (31.90%) Analytics
3 156 (30.53%) E-Commerce
4 148 (28.96%) Pay per click
5 91 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (16.63%) Content Management
7 80 (15.66%) Project Management
8 57 (11.15%) Web Development
9 55 (10.76%) B2B
10 51 (9.98%) Online Marketing
11 50 (9.78%) Time Management
12 43 (8.41%) CRM
13 41 (8.02%) B2C
14 39 (7.63%) Email Marketing
15 37 (7.24%) Web Design
16 36 (7.05%) Responsive Web Design
17 34 (6.65%) Scrum
18 30 (5.87%) MVC
19 29 (5.68%) Web Analytics
20 28 (5.48%) OO
Programming Languages
1 204 (39.92%) JavaScript
2 88 (17.22%) PHP
3 67 (13.11%) SQL
4 53 (10.37%) C#
5 46 (9.00%) Java
6 25 (4.89%) VB.NET
7 10 (1.96%) VB
8 7 (1.37%) Python
8 7 (1.37%) C
9 6 (1.17%) COBOL
9 6 (1.17%) XQuery
9 6 (1.17%) XPath
10 1 (0.20%) PHP5
10 1 (0.20%) Ruby
10 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (9.78%) Degree
2 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.20%) HNC
3 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.91%) QA
2 5 (0.98%) WCAG
3 4 (0.78%) SLA
4 3 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.39%) Section 508
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (0.98%) Ansible
3 4 (0.78%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.59%) cPanel
Vendors
1 102 (19.96%) Google
2 97 (18.98%) Adobe
3 75 (14.68%) Microsoft
4 33 (6.46%) hybris
5 25 (4.89%) Facebook
5 25 (4.89%) Sitecore
6 24 (4.70%) Twitter
7 12 (2.35%) Omniture
8 10 (1.96%) Oracle
9 7 (1.37%) Coremetrics
10 6 (1.17%) IBM
10 6 (1.17%) Marketo
10 6 (1.17%) iRise
10 6 (1.17%) Hitwise
11 4 (0.78%) SAP
11 4 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.59%) Percussion
13 2 (0.39%) Zend
14 1 (0.20%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.20%) Yahoo!
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