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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 230 177 230
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +53
Permanent jobs citing SEO 223 277 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 1.39% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.73% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 176 215 206
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +3.17%
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
16799 15977 17115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.99% 80.26% 77.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13572 12611 14606
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 £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -16 59 £40,000 -13.51% 8
Kent +15 33 £40,500 -32.50% 1
Oxfordshire +1 29 £31,250 -10.71% 2
Surrey -34 29 £33,500 -16.25% 3
Hampshire -13 26 £30,000 - 6
East Sussex -30 18 £35,000 - 7
Buckinghamshire +13 17 £31,250 +42.04% 3
West Sussex -39 10 £32,500 -29.34% 1
Middlesex 0 1 £27,500 -35.29%
Sussex -1 1 - - 1
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 264 (59.59%) Marketing
2 215 (48.53%) HTML
3 193 (43.57%) CSS
4 161 (36.34%) JavaScript
5 149 (33.63%) jQuery
5 149 (33.63%) Analytics
6 143 (32.28%) CMS
7 131 (29.57%) E-Commerce
8 116 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
9 114 (25.73%) Digital Marketing
10 112 (25.28%) HTML5
11 111 (25.06%) Social Media
12 100 (22.57%) Google
13 98 (22.12%) Pay per click
14 95 (21.44%) PHP
15 88 (19.86%) Photoshop
15 88 (19.86%) CSS3
16 86 (19.41%) User Experience
17 85 (19.19%) Project Management
18 78 (17.61%) Google Analytics
19 72 (16.25%) Degree
20 68 (15.35%) MySQL
21 66 (14.90%) Web Design
22 65 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
23 64 (14.45%) Online Marketing
23 64 (14.45%) Web Development
24 63 (14.22%) Content Management
25 62 (14.00%) Adobe
26 59 (13.32%) MVC
27 55 (12.42%) WordPress

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 143 (32.28%) CMS
2 55 (12.42%) WordPress
3 26 (5.87%) Umbraco
4 15 (3.39%) Confluence
4 15 (3.39%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.16%) Joomla!
6 13 (2.93%) IIS
7 11 (2.48%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (2.26%) Drupal
8 10 (2.26%) Node.js
9 8 (1.81%) Apache
10 7 (1.58%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.90%) Railo
11 4 (0.90%) Kentico
12 2 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.23%) ExpressionEngine
13 1 (0.23%) nginx
13 1 (0.23%) Movable Type
Applications
1 88 (19.86%) Photoshop
2 43 (9.71%) MS Excel
3 32 (7.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (5.64%) MS Office
5 13 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (2.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (2.48%) MS Visio
8 10 (2.26%) Fireworks
9 5 (1.13%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.45%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.45%) InDesign
11 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 78 (17.61%) Google Analytics
2 20 (4.51%) Magento
3 16 (3.61%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.90%) Tridion
5 2 (0.45%) Shopify
5 2 (0.45%) CubeCart
5 2 (0.45%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.23%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.84%) SaaS
2 5 (1.13%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.51%) Internet
2 25 (5.64%) 3G
2 25 (5.64%) Broadband
3 7 (1.58%) DNS
3 7 (1.58%) 4G
4 6 (1.35%) Extranet
5 5 (1.13%) Wireless
5 5 (1.13%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.90%) DHCP
7 3 (0.68%) Firewall
7 3 (0.68%) MPLS
7 3 (0.68%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.68%) FTP
7 3 (0.68%) VPN
7 3 (0.68%) LAN
7 3 (0.68%) VoIP
7 3 (0.68%) WAN
7 3 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.68%) Network Security
7 3 (0.68%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (15.35%) MySQL
2 15 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.13%) MS Access
3 5 (1.13%) QlikView
4 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.68%) Big Data
5 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (11.29%) Subversion
1 50 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.42%) JIRA
3 19 (4.29%) JUnit
4 13 (2.93%) Dreamweaver
5 12 (2.71%) Axure RP
6 7 (1.58%) Firebug
6 7 (1.58%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.35%) Xdebug
7 6 (1.35%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.13%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.68%) Sublime Text
10 2 (0.45%) Grunt
10 2 (0.45%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.45%) Ant
10 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.23%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.23%) ProtoShare
11 1 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 264 (59.59%) Marketing
2 47 (10.61%) Advertising
3 42 (9.48%) Retail
4 41 (9.26%) Telecoms
5 40 (9.03%) Finance
6 22 (4.97%) Publishing
7 16 (3.61%) Games
7 16 (3.61%) Banking
8 9 (2.03%) Automotive
9 5 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.68%) Back Office
12 2 (0.45%) Local Government
13 1 (0.23%) French Language
13 1 (0.23%) German Language
13 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 162 (36.57%) Developer
2 105 (23.70%) Web Developer
3 41 (9.26%) Designer
4 39 (8.80%) Front-End Developer
5 36 (8.13%) Senior Developer
6 32 (7.22%) Web Designer
7 28 (6.32%) Marketing Executive
8 27 (6.09%) PHP Developer
9 24 (5.42%) PPC Specialist
9 24 (5.42%) PPC Manager
9 24 (5.42%) PPC Analyst
9 24 (5.42%) PPC Executive
10 23 (5.19%) Analyst
11 21 (4.74%) Consultant
12 20 (4.51%) SEO Consultant
12 20 (4.51%) PHP Web Developer
13 18 (4.06%) Development Manager
14 17 (3.84%) Senior Web Developer
15 16 (3.61%) Project Manager
15 16 (3.61%) Digital Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (48.53%) HTML
2 193 (43.57%) CSS
3 149 (33.63%) jQuery
4 112 (25.28%) HTML5
5 88 (19.86%) CSS3
6 51 (11.51%) .NET
7 47 (10.61%) ASP.NET
8 45 (10.16%) XML
9 21 (4.74%) XHTML
10 20 (4.51%) .NET Framework
11 19 (4.29%) Ajax
12 18 (4.06%) JSP
13 11 (2.48%) XSD
13 11 (2.48%) Spring MVC
13 11 (2.48%) Spring
13 11 (2.48%) AngularJS
14 10 (2.26%) Razor View Engine
15 9 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (1.58%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 111 (25.06%) Social Media
2 86 (19.41%) User Experience
3 65 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (8.13%) W3C
5 29 (6.55%) Graphic Design
6 25 (5.64%) Smartphone
7 21 (4.74%) Copywriting
8 19 (4.29%) iPad
9 16 (3.61%) Computer Science
10 13 (2.93%) Digital Media
10 13 (2.93%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.81%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.58%) Blog
13 6 (1.35%) Open Source
13 6 (1.35%) Mathematics
14 5 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (1.13%) Statistics
14 5 (1.13%) Physics
14 5 (1.13%) BBC
15 4 (0.90%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.29%) Windows
2 17 (3.84%) Android
2 17 (3.84%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.16%) Linux
3 14 (3.16%) UNIX
4 10 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (33.63%) Analytics
2 131 (29.57%) E-Commerce
3 116 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (25.73%) Digital Marketing
5 98 (22.12%) Pay per click
6 85 (19.19%) Project Management
7 66 (14.90%) Web Design
8 64 (14.45%) Online Marketing
8 64 (14.45%) Web Development
9 63 (14.22%) Content Management
10 59 (13.32%) MVC
11 48 (10.84%) Responsive Web Design
12 43 (9.71%) Time Management
13 39 (8.80%) Web Analytics
14 35 (7.90%) Mentoring
15 31 (7.00%) B2B
16 24 (5.42%) B2C
17 23 (5.19%) Scrum
18 20 (4.51%) Kanban
19 18 (4.06%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 161 (36.34%) JavaScript
2 95 (21.44%) PHP
3 40 (9.03%) C#
4 35 (7.90%) SQL
5 19 (4.29%) Java
6 11 (2.48%) PHP5
7 7 (1.58%) Perl
8 6 (1.35%) Ruby
9 5 (1.13%) Python
10 3 (0.68%) VB
10 3 (0.68%) C
11 2 (0.45%) Groovy
11 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.23%) VBA
12 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (16.25%) Degree
2 3 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (0.68%) CCNP
2 3 (0.68%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.48%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) WCAG
3 1 (0.23%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.23%) Ansible
2 1 (0.23%) cPanel
Vendors
1 100 (22.57%) Google
2 62 (14.00%) Adobe
3 38 (8.58%) Microsoft
4 23 (5.19%) Facebook
5 17 (3.84%) Sitecore
6 13 (2.93%) hybris
7 12 (2.71%) Twitter
8 10 (2.26%) Zend
8 10 (2.26%) Business Objects
9 9 (2.03%) Cisco
9 9 (2.03%) Omniture
10 6 (1.35%) T-Plan
10 6 (1.35%) VMware
10 6 (1.35%) HP
10 6 (1.35%) Dell
11 3 (0.68%) Avaya
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle
11 3 (0.68%) Tealeaf
11 3 (0.68%) Tableau
11 3 (0.68%) Polycom
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000 to 25,000 plus bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £22k - 27k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallington, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sussex
Nespresso
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 8 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 14 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fresh Egg
Salary: Rewarding benefits and salary package available
Posted: 15 days ago