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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 82 66
Rank change year-on-year +14 -16  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 8 3 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.20% 0.31% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.35% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 19
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £27,050 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  

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 549 855 933
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 82.19% 88.51% 86.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1731 3261 3310
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing SEO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £40,000 - 1
SEO
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 10 (40.00%) CSS
1 10 (40.00%) Marketing
2 9 (36.00%) Web Development
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (36.00%) Social Media
3 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (28.00%) Marketing Strategy
4 7 (28.00%) Twitter
4 7 (28.00%) Data Deduplication
4 7 (28.00%) Lead Generation
4 7 (28.00%) XML
4 7 (28.00%) Direct Marketing
4 7 (28.00%) Pay per click
4 7 (28.00%) Telesales
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) PHP
5 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (24.00%) Legal
5 6 (24.00%) Advertising
5 6 (24.00%) Publishing
5 6 (24.00%) Mobile First
5 6 (24.00%) Web Accessibility
5 6 (24.00%) WCAG
6 4 (16.00%) RESTful
6 4 (16.00%) Smarty
6 4 (16.00%) API Integration
6 4 (16.00%) Front End Development
6 4 (16.00%) Docker

SEO
Co-occurring 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 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) AdWords
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.00%) Google Tag Manager
1 1 (4.00%) Kissmetrics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (40.00%) Marketing
2 6 (24.00%) Advertising
2 6 (24.00%) Legal
2 6 (24.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Marketing Assistant
3 4 (16.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (16.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Content Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Content Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Online Content Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Web Content Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.00%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) CSS
2 7 (28.00%) XML
3 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 4 (16.00%) Ajax
4 4 (16.00%) CSS3
4 4 (16.00%) HTML5
4 4 (16.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) RESTful
4 4 (16.00%) Smarty
4 4 (16.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) XSLT
6 1 (4.00%) .NET
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.00%) LESS
6 1 (4.00%) LINQ
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Social Media
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Digital Marketing
1 9 (36.00%) Web Development
2 7 (28.00%) Data Deduplication
2 7 (28.00%) Direct Marketing
2 7 (28.00%) Lead Generation
2 7 (28.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 7 (28.00%) Pay per click
2 7 (28.00%) Telesales
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) Mobile First
3 6 (24.00%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (16.00%) API Integration
4 4 (16.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) OOP
4 4 (16.00%) Web Design
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) PHP
3 4 (16.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) PHP 5
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Twitter
2 2 (8.00%) BT
3 1 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) PayPal
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
Hythe, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
Pearson Frank
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Insta Research Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Bonobo
Posted: 21 days ago