SEO Jobs in the South East

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England > South East

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East requiring SEO skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited SEO over the 6 months leading up to 15 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
15 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 302 292 372
Rank change year-on-year -10 +80 -88
Permanent jobs citing SEO 84 80 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.66% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.70% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 72 75 75
10th Percentile £24,775 £30,800 £24,250
25th Percentile £29,000 - £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,750 £40,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.63% -23.81% +35.48%
75th Percentile £38,750 £50,000 £71,875
90th Percentile £47,250 - £72,500
England median annual salary £36,539 £42,500 £44,047
% change year-on-year -14.03% -3.51% +3.64%

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East

SEO falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in the South East.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,128 11,494 21,670
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 81.81% 95.04% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9,674 7,286 12,249
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +5.71%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SEO in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SEO in the South East.

Salary trend for SEO in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SEO in the South East over the 6 months to 15 July 2024.

Salary histogram for SEO in the South East

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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 6 months to 15 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -5 30 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Berkshire +9 20 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Kent -8 20 £28,000 -36.00% 2
Hampshire -33 18 £30,000 -33.33% 7
East Sussex +7 11 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £21,500 -54.26% 2
Oxfordshire -21 5 £32,500 -45.83% 2
Sussex - 4 £37,500 - 1
Surrey -32 1 - - 4
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England

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 27 (32.14%) CMS
2 9 (10.71%) WordPress
3 6 (7.14%) Joomla!
4 5 (5.95%) Drupal
5 4 (4.76%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.57%) ColdFusion
6 3 (3.57%) Orchard CMS
7 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Magento
1 6 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (5.95%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.24%) Google Analytics
2 5 (5.95%) Canva
3 4 (4.76%) AWS
3 4 (4.76%) Google Ads
4 2 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (2.38%) npm
5 1 (1.19%) Asana
5 1 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.19%) Azure
5 1 (1.19%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (1.19%) Figma
5 1 (1.19%) GitHub
5 1 (1.19%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (1.19%) Google Workspace
5 1 (1.19%) MailChimp
5 1 (1.19%) Miro
5 1 (1.19%) SaaS
5 1 (1.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) Looker
3 3 (3.57%) MySQL
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.19%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Git
2 5 (5.95%) JIRA
3 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.19%) Vite
4 1 (1.19%) webpack
General
1 62 (73.81%) Marketing
2 26 (30.95%) Social Skills
3 17 (20.24%) Organisational Skills
4 11 (13.10%) Advertising
5 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (7.14%) Multimedia
6 6 (7.14%) Retail
7 2 (2.38%) French Language
7 2 (2.38%) Games
7 2 (2.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 2 (2.38%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.19%) Back Office
8 1 (1.19%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.19%) Legal
8 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Developer
2 13 (15.48%) Digital Executive
3 12 (14.29%) Administrator
3 12 (14.29%) E-Commerce Administrator
3 12 (14.29%) Web Administrator
4 9 (10.71%) SEO Specialist
5 8 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Content Coordinator
6 4 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (4.76%) PPC Specialist
7 3 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Senior
7 3 (3.57%) Web Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Marketing Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Social Media Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.29%) CSS
1 33 (39.29%) HTML
2 14 (16.67%) .NET
3 11 (13.10%) jQuery
4 7 (8.33%) Sass
5 6 (7.14%) React
6 4 (4.76%) .NET Core
7 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.57%) Blazor
7 3 (3.57%) Laravel
7 3 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.57%) Vue
8 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.38%) Symfony
9 1 (1.19%) HTML5
9 1 (1.19%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.14%) Blog
2 17 (20.24%) Social Media
3 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.76%) Graphic Design
4 4 (4.76%) Video Editing
5 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.38%) Legacy Systems
5 2 (2.38%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (1.19%) Product Ownership
6 1 (1.19%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.19%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Windows
1 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.05%) E-Commerce
2 36 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
3 30 (35.71%) Analytics
4 28 (33.33%) User Experience
5 27 (32.14%) Project Management
6 17 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (15.48%) Web Development
8 11 (13.10%) A/B Testing
8 11 (13.10%) Content Management
9 9 (10.71%) Competitor Analysis
9 9 (10.71%) Market Research
9 9 (10.71%) Marketing Strategy
10 8 (9.52%) Computer Science
10 8 (9.52%) Content Strategy
10 8 (9.52%) Kanban
10 8 (9.52%) Mobile Development
10 8 (9.52%) Pay per click
10 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
10 8 (9.52%) Scrum
11 7 (8.33%) Content Writing
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
2 12 (14.29%) PHP
3 10 (11.90%) SQL
4 3 (3.57%) C#
5 2 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) Accessibility
2 9 (10.71%) QA
3 4 (4.76%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.19%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (28.57%) Google
2 8 (9.52%) Adobe
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.76%) Progress
3 4 (4.76%) WooCommerce
4 3 (3.57%) Hootsuite
5 2 (2.38%) Facebook
5 2 (2.38%) HubSpot
5 2 (2.38%) Instagram
6 1 (1.19%) Marketo
6 1 (1.19%) Salesforce
6 1 (1.19%) Screaming Frog
6 1 (1.19%) Twitter
6 1 (1.19%) Zend