The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 130 121 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.10% 0.82% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.95% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 10
Average salary £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.67% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £23,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £31,500 £32,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
SEO
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1656 1678 1293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.59% 86.14% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1386 1098
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SEO
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

SEO Salary Trend in Bristol

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO.

1 16 (76.19%) Marketing
2 10 (47.62%) Pay per click
2 10 (47.62%) Analytics
3 9 (42.86%) Google
3 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (42.86%) Google Analytics
4 8 (38.10%) Adobe
4 8 (38.10%) Axure RP
4 8 (38.10%) User Experience
4 8 (38.10%) MS Visio
4 8 (38.10%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (33.33%) Link Building
6 5 (23.81%) Progressive Enhancement
6 5 (23.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) Use Case
7 4 (19.05%) Online Marketing
7 4 (19.05%) Usability Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Mobile Marketing
7 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) Web Development
8 3 (14.29%) Content Management
8 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) CMS
8 3 (14.29%) Social Media
9 2 (9.52%) Finance
9 2 (9.52%) W3C
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) Web Design

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Drupal
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Visio
2 5 (23.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 16 (76.19%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) UX Designer
1 8 (38.10%) Designer
2 7 (33.33%) PPC Manager
2 7 (33.33%) PPC Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) PPC Executive
2 7 (33.33%) PPC Specialist
3 6 (28.57%) SEO Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Account Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Account Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (38.10%) User Experience
3 3 (14.29%) Social Media
4 2 (9.52%) W3C
5 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Pay per click
1 10 (47.62%) Analytics
2 8 (38.10%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (33.33%) Link Building
4 5 (23.81%) Progressive Enhancement
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Usability Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Use Case
5 4 (19.05%) Online Marketing
5 4 (19.05%) Mobile Marketing
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
6 3 (14.29%) Content Management
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Web Design
7 2 (9.52%) Email Marketing
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) Coaching
7 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) PHP
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Google
2 8 (38.10%) Adobe
3 2 (9.52%) Facebook
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter
4 1 (4.76%) Hitwise
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