The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for SEO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
South East / Kent
Rank 68 98 79
Rank change year-on-year +30 -19  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 17 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.14% 0.70% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 0.77% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 14
Median salary £28,500 £24,000 £41,696
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -42.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,600 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

SEO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 704 1033 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 88.55% 90.53% 84.26%
Number of salaries quoted 572 889 705
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £29,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing SEO as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Kent

SEO
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO in Kent.

Salary trend for SEO in Kent

SEO
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Kent over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in Kent

SEO
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Maidstone - 7 £19,000 -
Chatham - 6 £33,750 -
Folkestone - 2 £28,500 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for SEO.

1 11 (45.83%) Marketing
2 10 (41.67%) WCAG
2 10 (41.67%) Web Accessibility
2 10 (41.67%) Publishing
2 10 (41.67%) Legal
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Mobile First
3 9 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (37.50%) Social Media
4 7 (29.17%) Direct Marketing
4 7 (29.17%) Pay per click
4 7 (29.17%) Telemarketing
4 7 (29.17%) Marketing Strategy
4 7 (29.17%) Twitter
4 7 (29.17%) Data Deduplication
4 7 (29.17%) Lead Generation
5 6 (25.00%) CMS
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) CSS
6 5 (20.83%) Umbraco
7 4 (16.67%) Content Management
7 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.67%) MVC
7 4 (16.67%) Service Design
7 4 (16.67%) Customer Insight
7 4 (16.67%) User Experience
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 3 (12.50%) PHP
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 6 (25.00%) CMS
2 5 (20.83%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Kissmetrics
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) AdWords
2 1 (4.17%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (45.83%) Marketing
2 10 (41.67%) Legal
2 10 (41.67%) Publishing
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Marketing Assistant
2 7 (29.17%) Content Designer
2 7 (29.17%) Designer
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Content Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Online Content Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Web Content Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Web Designer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing Assistant
6 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) CSS
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) Ajax
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) LESS
3 1 (4.17%) LINQ
3 1 (4.17%) Lucene
3 1 (4.17%) Sass
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Social Media
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (41.67%) Mobile First
1 10 (41.67%) Web Accessibility
2 9 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (29.17%) Data Deduplication
3 7 (29.17%) Direct Marketing
3 7 (29.17%) Lead Generation
3 7 (29.17%) Marketing Strategy
3 7 (29.17%) Pay per click
3 7 (29.17%) Telemarketing
4 4 (16.67%) Content Management
4 4 (16.67%) Customer Insight
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) Service Design
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
6 2 (8.33%) Online Marketing
6 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) WCAG
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Twitter
2 2 (8.33%) BT
2 2 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) PayPal
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
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Michael Page Technology
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