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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 204 206 265
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +59
Permanent jobs citing SEO 290 307 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.38% 1.34% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.67% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 178 195 164
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+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
17386 18330 17148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.76% 80.24% 76.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13936 14541 14068
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 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +19 79 £42,500 - 11
Surrey -6 62 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Hampshire +5 40 £25,000 -18.69% 14
Kent +18 38 £40,000 +23.07%
Oxfordshire +2 23 £30,000 -4.76% 3
East Sussex +2 22 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £33,750 -3.57% 2
West Sussex -7 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Middlesex +14 3 £36,000 -10.00%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 319 (61.94%) Marketing
2 273 (53.01%) HTML
3 242 (46.99%) CSS
4 211 (40.97%) JavaScript
5 172 (33.40%) CMS
6 169 (32.82%) E-Commerce
7 166 (32.23%) Analytics
8 164 (31.84%) Digital Marketing
9 147 (28.54%) Pay per click
10 144 (27.96%) jQuery
10 144 (27.96%) User Experience
11 117 (22.72%) PHP
12 111 (21.55%) Social Media
13 110 (21.36%) HTML5
13 110 (21.36%) Google
14 95 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
15 93 (18.06%) Adobe
15 93 (18.06%) CSS3
16 92 (17.86%) Content Management
17 90 (17.48%) MySQL
18 86 (16.70%) Google Analytics
19 78 (15.15%) Project Management
20 76 (14.76%) Photoshop
21 75 (14.56%) SQL
22 74 (14.37%) Microsoft
23 73 (14.17%) Retail
23 73 (14.17%) Degree
24 66 (12.82%) WordPress
24 66 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
25 65 (12.62%) Web Development

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 172 (33.40%) CMS
2 66 (12.82%) WordPress
3 20 (3.88%) Joomla!
4 15 (2.91%) Drupal
5 14 (2.72%) IIS
5 14 (2.72%) Sitecore CMS
5 14 (2.72%) Kentico
6 11 (2.14%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.75%) Apache
8 8 (1.55%) Node.js
9 6 (1.17%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.17%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.58%) Magnolia
11 3 (0.58%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.39%) nginx
12 2 (0.39%) Moodle
12 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.19%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.19%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 76 (14.76%) Photoshop
2 44 (8.54%) MS Excel
3 32 (6.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 24 (4.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 23 (4.47%) MS Office
6 19 (3.69%) MS Visio
7 18 (3.50%) Fireworks
8 17 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
9 14 (2.72%) InDesign
10 11 (2.14%) Adobe After Effects
11 9 (1.75%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (3.30%) Magento
2 3 (0.58%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 86 (16.70%) Google Analytics
2 34 (6.60%) SaaS
3 7 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.58%) GitHub
8 1 (0.19%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.54%) Internet
2 22 (4.27%) DNS
3 13 (2.52%) Intranet
4 11 (2.14%) Wireless
5 8 (1.55%) Broadband
6 4 (0.78%) HTTP
6 4 (0.78%) SSL
6 4 (0.78%) SSH
7 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.39%) DHCP
9 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (17.48%) MySQL
2 36 (6.99%) SQL Server
3 19 (3.69%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.33%) MS Access
5 11 (2.14%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.94%) Big Data
7 8 (1.55%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.17%) Redis
9 4 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 63 (12.23%) Subversion
2 44 (8.54%) Git (software)
3 27 (5.24%) Jenkins
4 25 (4.85%) Axure RP
5 14 (2.72%) Ant
6 13 (2.52%) Visual Studio
7 11 (2.14%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.55%) Grunt
9 7 (1.36%) JIRA
10 6 (1.17%) Maven
11 5 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.58%) gulp
13 2 (0.39%) TortoiseSVN
14 1 (0.19%) PHPUnit
14 1 (0.19%) ReSharper
14 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.19%) NetBeans
14 1 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 319 (61.94%) Marketing
2 73 (14.17%) Retail
3 60 (11.65%) Finance
4 49 (9.51%) Advertising
5 24 (4.66%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.72%) Banking
7 13 (2.52%) Multimedia
8 9 (1.75%) Automotive
8 9 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.75%) Publishing
9 6 (1.17%) Billing
10 4 (0.78%) French Language
11 3 (0.58%) Local Government
11 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.58%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 182 (35.34%) Developer
2 107 (20.78%) Web Developer
3 53 (10.29%) PPC Specialist
3 53 (10.29%) PPC Manager
3 53 (10.29%) PPC Analyst
3 53 (10.29%) PPC Executive
4 47 (9.13%) Designer
5 45 (8.74%) Front-End Developer
5 45 (8.74%) PHP Developer
6 35 (6.80%) Senior Developer
7 33 (6.41%) Marketing Manager
8 29 (5.63%) Account Manager
9 28 (5.44%) Architect
10 27 (5.24%) Web Designer
11 25 (4.85%) PHP Web Developer
12 21 (4.08%) Consultant
12 21 (4.08%) Marketing Executive
13 20 (3.88%) Analyst
14 19 (3.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 18 (3.50%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (53.01%) HTML
2 242 (46.99%) CSS
3 144 (27.96%) jQuery
4 110 (21.36%) HTML5
5 93 (18.06%) CSS3
6 53 (10.29%) .NET
7 52 (10.10%) XML
8 35 (6.80%) Ajax
9 34 (6.60%) Web Services
10 31 (6.02%) ASP.NET
11 25 (4.85%) Sass
12 24 (4.66%) XHTML
13 15 (2.91%) LESS
13 15 (2.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (2.52%) .NET Framework
15 11 (2.14%) Java EE
15 11 (2.14%) Hibernate
15 11 (2.14%) Spring
15 11 (2.14%) JSON
15 11 (2.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 144 (27.96%) User Experience
2 111 (21.55%) Social Media
3 66 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (7.57%) W3C
5 30 (5.83%) Graphic Design
6 26 (5.05%) Mobile App
7 24 (4.66%) Digital Media
8 22 (4.27%) Blog
9 19 (3.69%) Mathematics
10 15 (2.91%) Computer Science
11 13 (2.52%) Copywriting
12 12 (2.33%) iPad
13 10 (1.94%) FMCG
14 9 (1.75%) Taxonomies
14 9 (1.75%) Smartphone
15 6 (1.17%) Physics
15 6 (1.17%) Visualisation
15 6 (1.17%) Social Network
16 5 (0.97%) Kinect
16 5 (0.97%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.57%) Linux
2 35 (6.80%) Windows
3 28 (5.44%) Apple iOS
3 28 (5.44%) Android
4 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.78%) UNIX
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (32.82%) E-Commerce
2 166 (32.23%) Analytics
3 164 (31.84%) Digital Marketing
4 147 (28.54%) Pay per click
5 95 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (17.86%) Content Management
7 78 (15.15%) Project Management
8 65 (12.62%) Web Development
9 63 (12.23%) Online Marketing
10 47 (9.13%) B2B
11 44 (8.54%) Responsive Web Design
12 41 (7.96%) Web Design
13 37 (7.18%) Time Management
14 36 (6.99%) OO
15 35 (6.80%) CRM
16 33 (6.41%) Email Marketing
17 29 (5.63%) B2C
18 27 (5.24%) OOP
18 27 (5.24%) Web Analytics
19 25 (4.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 211 (40.97%) JavaScript
2 117 (22.72%) PHP
3 75 (14.56%) SQL
4 43 (8.35%) C#
5 41 (7.96%) Java
6 12 (2.33%) VB
7 7 (1.36%) Python
7 7 (1.36%) Ruby
8 6 (1.17%) XPath
8 6 (1.17%) XQuery
8 6 (1.17%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.17%) COBOL
9 3 (0.58%) C
9 3 (0.58%) PHP5
10 1 (0.19%) Groovy
10 1 (0.19%) Scala
10 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (14.17%) Degree
2 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.19%) HNC
3 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.21%) QA
2 4 (0.78%) SLA
2 4 (0.78%) WCAG
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.78%) Docker
2 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (1.17%) Ansible
3 4 (0.78%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.39%) cPanel
Vendors
1 110 (21.36%) Google
2 93 (18.06%) Adobe
3 74 (14.37%) Microsoft
4 26 (5.05%) Sitecore
5 25 (4.85%) Facebook
6 20 (3.88%) Omniture
7 18 (3.50%) Twitter
7 18 (3.50%) hybris
8 11 (2.14%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.17%) Oracle
9 6 (1.17%) Coremetrics
9 6 (1.17%) iRise
9 6 (1.17%) Marketo
10 5 (0.97%) Hitwise
10 5 (0.97%) IBM
11 4 (0.78%) SAP
11 4 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.58%) Percussion
13 2 (0.39%) Zend
14 1 (0.19%) Ektron
Newbury, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum OTE £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, health care etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-59k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + pensions + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-35k+Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
SC Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Fully Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Recruitment Revolution.com
Posted: 6 days ago
Farringdon, Hampshire
Your Golf Travel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago