Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 115 98
Rank change year-on-year +19 -17 +6
Permanent jobs citing SEO 12 8 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.91% 0.48% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.54% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 32
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.68% +19.23%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,200 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £42,250 £51,250
South East median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% -9.09% +10.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1135 1483 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 85.98% 88.17% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1315 1712
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% -1.19%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 5 £50,000 -
SEO
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (91.67%) JavaScript
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) Web Development
3 9 (75.00%) jQuery
4 7 (58.33%) Front End Development
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) TDD
6 5 (41.67%) Swedish Language
6 5 (41.67%) Electronics
6 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
6 5 (41.67%) Java
6 5 (41.67%) PHP
6 5 (41.67%) User Experience
6 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (41.67%) Prototyping
6 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
7 4 (33.33%) Docker
7 4 (33.33%) RESTful
7 4 (33.33%) Smarty
7 4 (33.33%) Ajax
7 4 (33.33%) API Integration
7 4 (33.33%) SOAP
7 4 (33.33%) XML
7 4 (33.33%) OOP
7 4 (33.33%) OO
7 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (33.33%) MySQL

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:

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (41.67%) Electronics
1 5 (41.67%) Swedish Language
2 4 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Junior
4 3 (25.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) jQuery
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) Ajax
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) Smarty
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) Node.js
6 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Web Development
2 7 (58.33%) Front End Development
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (41.67%) Prototyping
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) API Integration
5 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) API Design
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) PHP 5
4 1 (8.33%) Go
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker