Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 354 271
Rank change year-on-year +31 -83 -39
Permanent jobs citing SEO 229 285 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 0.75% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.86% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 214 247 338
South East median annual salary £33,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £53,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 25915 33140 36700
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.66% 87.06% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21425 27873 29366
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO 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 in the South East.

Salary trend for SEO in the South East

SEO
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in the South East over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO 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 6 months to 22 July 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
Thames Valley +39 77 £36,000 -4.00% 7
Surrey +19 48 £40,750 +8.67% 6
Oxfordshire +42 40 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Hampshire +43 39 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Kent +38 25 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Berkshire +18 23 £40,000 +6.67% 1
East Sussex +9 23 £27,500 -15.38% 5
Buckinghamshire -10 18 £37,500 -6.25% 3
West Sussex 0 17 £35,000 -12.50% 1
SEO
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 132 (57.64%) HTML
2 112 (48.91%) CSS
3 100 (43.67%) Marketing
4 91 (39.74%) JavaScript
5 68 (29.69%) jQuery
6 59 (25.76%) Social Media
7 57 (24.89%) E-Commerce
8 55 (24.02%) Digital Marketing
9 53 (23.14%) Web Development
10 52 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (20.96%) Degree
12 47 (20.52%) SQL
13 41 (17.90%) Pay per click
14 40 (17.47%) WordPress
14 40 (17.47%) .NET
15 39 (17.03%) PHP
15 39 (17.03%) C#
16 38 (16.59%) Analytics
17 37 (16.16%) User Experience
17 37 (16.16%) HTML5
18 36 (15.72%) Java
18 36 (15.72%) Internet
19 35 (15.28%) SQL Server
19 35 (15.28%) Web Services
20 34 (14.85%) AngularJS
21 30 (13.10%) MVC
21 30 (13.10%) CSS3
22 29 (12.66%) Google
23 28 (12.23%) Git (software)
23 28 (12.23%) ASP.NET

SEO
Co-occurring 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 40 (17.47%) WordPress
2 25 (10.92%) CMS
3 20 (8.73%) IIS
4 14 (6.11%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.93%) EPiServer
6 8 (3.49%) Kentico
7 7 (3.06%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.75%) Marvel
9 3 (1.31%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.44%) Confluence
11 1 (0.44%) DNN
11 1 (0.44%) Drupal
11 1 (0.44%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (9.61%) Photoshop
2 20 (8.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (5.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (5.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (2.62%) GIMP
5 6 (2.62%) InDesign
6 5 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (1.31%) PaintShop Pro
8 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Magento
2 4 (1.75%) Shopify
3 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.44%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.44%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.35%) Google Analytics
2 7 (3.06%) AdWords
3 5 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.31%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.31%) GitHub
4 3 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.87%) IaaS
5 2 (0.87%) PaaS
5 2 (0.87%) SaaS
6 1 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.44%) Kissmetrics
6 1 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.72%) Internet
2 3 (1.31%) Firewall
3 2 (0.87%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.44%) 4G
4 1 (0.44%) Broadband
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.44%) Intranet
4 1 (0.44%) SAN
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.55%) RDBMS
2 15 (6.55%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.80%) MySQL
4 5 (2.18%) Endeca
5 3 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.31%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (12.23%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.24%) Subversion
4 6 (2.62%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.31%) Ant
5 3 (1.31%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.87%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.87%) Gradle
6 2 (0.87%) JIRA
6 2 (0.87%) Maven
6 2 (0.87%) webpack
7 1 (0.44%) ReSharper
General
1 100 (43.67%) Marketing
2 15 (6.55%) Retail
3 14 (6.11%) Advertising
4 13 (5.68%) Publishing
5 7 (3.06%) Finance
6 6 (2.62%) Legal
7 5 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.75%) Brand Awareness
9 3 (1.31%) Automotive
9 3 (1.31%) Banking
10 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 115 (50.22%) Developer
2 35 (15.28%) .NET Developer
2 35 (15.28%) Web Developer
3 33 (14.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 28 (12.23%) Java Developer
5 27 (11.79%) C# Developer
6 26 (11.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (11.35%) Software Developer
7 23 (10.04%) Senior Developer
8 19 (8.30%) ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (8.30%) Junior
9 18 (7.86%) .NET Software Developer
9 18 (7.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (7.86%) C# Software Developer
10 17 (7.42%) Consultant
11 15 (6.55%) Junior Developer
12 14 (6.11%) Senior Java Developer
13 13 (5.68%) SEO Consultant
13 13 (5.68%) SEO Executive
13 13 (5.68%) SEO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (57.64%) HTML
2 112 (48.91%) CSS
3 68 (29.69%) jQuery
4 40 (17.47%) .NET
5 37 (16.16%) HTML5
6 35 (15.28%) Web Services
7 34 (14.85%) AngularJS
8 30 (13.10%) CSS3
9 28 (12.23%) ASP.NET
10 23 (10.04%) KnockoutJS
10 23 (10.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (8.73%) Sass
13 18 (7.86%) .NET Framework
13 18 (7.86%) RESTful
14 17 (7.42%) Entity Framework
15 16 (6.99%) LESS
16 14 (6.11%) Hibernate
16 14 (6.11%) Razor View Engine
16 14 (6.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (25.76%) Social Media
2 37 (16.16%) User Experience
3 25 (10.92%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (4.80%) iPad
6 10 (4.37%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.49%) Digital Media
8 6 (2.62%) Blog
9 5 (2.18%) Graphic Design
10 4 (1.75%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.31%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.31%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.87%) Clustering
12 2 (0.87%) Pharmacovigilance
12 2 (0.87%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.87%) W3C
12 2 (0.87%) Xbox
13 1 (0.44%) Podcast
13 1 (0.44%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.68%) Mac OS X
2 5 (2.18%) Windows
3 4 (1.75%) Linux
4 3 (1.31%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) Android
5 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.89%) E-Commerce
2 55 (24.02%) Digital Marketing
3 53 (23.14%) Web Development
4 52 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (17.90%) Pay per click
6 38 (16.59%) Analytics
7 30 (13.10%) MVC
8 26 (11.35%) Front End Development
9 23 (10.04%) Software Engineering
10 22 (9.61%) Online Marketing
11 19 (8.30%) Mobile Development
12 17 (7.42%) B2B
12 17 (7.42%) OO
13 16 (6.99%) OOP
13 16 (6.99%) Project Management
14 15 (6.55%) Open Source
15 14 (6.11%) B2C
15 14 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (5.68%) Content Management
16 13 (5.68%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 91 (39.74%) JavaScript
2 47 (20.52%) SQL
3 39 (17.03%) C#
3 39 (17.03%) PHP
4 36 (15.72%) Java
5 13 (5.68%) C++
6 7 (3.06%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.62%) VB
8 5 (2.18%) PHP 5
9 3 (1.31%) Bourne shell
10 2 (0.87%) ES6
11 1 (0.44%) Go
11 1 (0.44%) Python
11 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (20.96%) Degree
2 14 (6.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.62%) WCAG
2 4 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) PMO
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.06%) Docker
2 3 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.87%) vSphere
4 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.31%) Nagios
1 3 (1.31%) Terraform
2 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.44%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 29 (12.66%) Google
2 17 (7.42%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.42%) Xamarin
3 15 (6.55%) hybris
4 13 (5.68%) Adobe
5 8 (3.49%) Twitter
6 7 (3.06%) Sitecore
7 6 (2.62%) Oracle
8 3 (1.31%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.31%) Facebook
8 3 (1.31%) New Relic
8 3 (1.31%) VMware
9 2 (0.87%) Coremetrics
10 1 (0.44%) Cisco
10 1 (0.44%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.44%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.44%) PayPal
10 1 (0.44%) Splunk
10 1 (0.44%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.44%) Zend
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Posted: Yesterday
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