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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England / South East
Rank 261 269 257
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing SEO 128 205 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 1.05% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.21% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 62 175 175
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
12872 16888 17407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.68% 86.57% 84.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10513 14243 13999
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +39 52 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Surrey +8 21 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Oxfordshire +9 18 £33,750 -10.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +24 13 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Berkshire -2 8 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Kent +6 7 £35,000 +40.00% 3
East Sussex +3 4 £28,250 -29.37%
Middlesex +1 4 £35,750 -10.62%
Home Counties - 2 - -
West Sussex +4 1 £40,000 -11.11%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SEO.

1 122 (55.45%) Marketing
2 97 (44.09%) HTML
3 90 (40.91%) Digital Marketing
4 80 (36.36%) Pay per click
4 80 (36.36%) Social Media
5 77 (35.00%) CSS
5 77 (35.00%) E-Commerce
6 72 (32.73%) Analytics
7 65 (29.55%) JavaScript
7 65 (29.55%) Google
8 64 (29.09%) Web Development
8 64 (29.09%) User Experience
9 61 (27.73%) CMS
10 56 (25.45%) Google Analytics
11 49 (22.27%) Advertising
11 49 (22.27%) PHP
12 44 (20.00%) Email Marketing
13 41 (18.64%) HTML5
14 39 (17.73%) WordPress
15 38 (17.27%) Adobe
15 38 (17.27%) CSS3
16 36 (16.36%) jQuery
17 35 (15.91%) Display Advertising
17 35 (15.91%) Degree
18 34 (15.45%) B2B
19 29 (13.18%) Digital Media
20 27 (12.27%) Photoshop
21 26 (11.82%) Content Management
22 25 (11.36%) Front End Development
23 23 (10.45%) Sass

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 61 (27.73%) CMS
2 39 (17.73%) WordPress
3 9 (4.09%) Drupal
3 9 (4.09%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.82%) IIS
4 4 (1.82%) Kentico
5 3 (1.36%) Joomla!
5 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (12.27%) Photoshop
2 12 (5.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (5.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (5.00%) MS Office
3 11 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.00%) OmniGraffle
4 10 (4.55%) MS Excel
5 4 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.36%) GIMP
7 2 (0.91%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (3.64%) Magento
2 4 (1.82%) CubeCart
2 4 (1.82%) Shopify
3 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.91%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (25.45%) Google Analytics
2 21 (9.55%) AdWords
3 9 (4.09%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (1.82%) Sage Pay
6 3 (1.36%) MailChimp
6 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.91%) SaaS
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.55%) MySQL
2 10 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.91%) MS Access
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (8.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.00%) Axure RP
3 8 (3.64%) gulp
4 6 (2.73%) Grunt
4 6 (2.73%) Selenium
5 5 (2.27%) Bower
5 5 (2.27%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (2.27%) Subversion
5 5 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.27%) Yeoman
6 3 (1.36%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.36%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.91%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 122 (55.45%) Marketing
2 49 (22.27%) Advertising
3 19 (8.64%) Finance
4 12 (5.45%) Banking
5 9 (4.09%) Publishing
6 8 (3.64%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.73%) Retail
8 4 (1.82%) Automotive
8 4 (1.82%) Legal
8 4 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (32.73%) Developer
2 39 (17.73%) Web Developer
3 31 (14.09%) Marketing Manager
4 26 (11.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 19 (8.64%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 18 (8.18%) Senior Developer
7 17 (7.73%) Marketing Executive
8 16 (7.27%) SEO Manager
9 15 (6.82%) HTML CSS Developer
9 15 (6.82%) HTML Developer
9 15 (6.82%) Web Manager
10 13 (5.91%) Architect
10 13 (5.91%) Content Manager
10 13 (5.91%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (5.45%) Senior Web Developer
11 12 (5.45%) User Experience Architect
12 10 (4.55%) Designer
12 10 (4.55%) Junior
12 10 (4.55%) Junior Developer
12 10 (4.55%) Senior Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (44.09%) HTML
2 77 (35.00%) CSS
3 41 (18.64%) HTML5
4 38 (17.27%) CSS3
5 36 (16.36%) jQuery
6 23 (10.45%) Sass
7 18 (8.18%) AngularJS
8 13 (5.91%) .NET
9 12 (5.45%) Ajax
10 11 (5.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.73%) LAMP
11 6 (2.73%) LESS
12 5 (2.27%) Laravel
12 5 (2.27%) Semantic HTML
12 5 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (1.36%) CodeIgniter
13 3 (1.36%) SignalR
13 3 (1.36%) Symfony
13 3 (1.36%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 80 (36.36%) Social Media
2 64 (29.09%) User Experience
3 29 (13.18%) Digital Media
4 19 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.45%) Blog
6 10 (4.55%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.64%) Copywriting
8 6 (2.73%) Xbox
9 5 (2.27%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.27%) Graphic Design
10 4 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (1.82%) PMI
11 3 (1.36%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.36%) Social Network
12 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.45%) Psychology
12 1 (0.45%) Statistics
12 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.82%) Windows
1 4 (1.82%) Windows Server
2 2 (0.91%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (40.91%) Digital Marketing
2 80 (36.36%) Pay per click
3 77 (35.00%) E-Commerce
4 72 (32.73%) Analytics
5 64 (29.09%) Web Development
6 44 (20.00%) Email Marketing
7 35 (15.91%) Display Advertising
8 34 (15.45%) B2B
9 26 (11.82%) Content Management
10 25 (11.36%) Front End Development
11 23 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (10.45%) Web Analytics
12 22 (10.00%) Digital Analytics
13 21 (9.55%) Responsive Web Design
13 21 (9.55%) Time Management
14 18 (8.18%) B2C
14 18 (8.18%) Wireframes
15 17 (7.73%) Online Marketing
16 16 (7.27%) Web Design
17 14 (6.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (29.55%) JavaScript
2 49 (22.27%) PHP
3 10 (4.55%) SQL
4 9 (4.09%) C#
5 3 (1.36%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.91%) C
6 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (15.91%) Degree
2 4 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.18%) QA
2 4 (1.82%) SLA
2 4 (1.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 65 (29.55%) Google
2 38 (17.27%) Adobe
3 15 (6.82%) Sophos
4 10 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.55%) Monetate
4 10 (4.55%) Optimizely
5 8 (3.64%) Facebook
6 6 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.82%) PayPal
8 3 (1.36%) Twitter
8 3 (1.36%) Zend
9 2 (0.91%) BT
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle
10 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wallingford
Searchability
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: circa £37,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
myBench Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
AP C
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Bonobo
Posted: 9 days ago
Wokingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 23 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
Dorking
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woolton Hill, Berkshire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 16 days ago
Newbury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Up to £30k depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + 7.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckingham
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £37,000 to £49,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Mason Frank International
Posted: 17 days ago