The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 103 93 111
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs citing SEO 20 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.10% 1.62% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.95% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 6
Average salary £30,000 £30,875 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.83% +12.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1528 1330 1247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.37% 82.92% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1166 1098
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SEO
South West

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Bristol

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 37 (77.08%) Marketing
2 31 (64.58%) Analytics
3 26 (54.17%) Google
4 22 (45.83%) Pay per click
5 19 (39.58%) Google Analytics
6 13 (27.08%) Link Building
7 12 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (22.92%) MS Visio
8 11 (22.92%) Adobe
8 11 (22.92%) Axure RP
9 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
9 9 (18.75%) Web Analytics
9 9 (18.75%) Finance
9 9 (18.75%) CMS
10 8 (16.67%) Advertising
10 8 (16.67%) Retail
10 8 (16.67%) Content Management
11 7 (14.58%) Progressive Enhancement
12 6 (12.50%) Usability Testing
12 6 (12.50%) Search Engine Marketing
12 6 (12.50%) Use Case
13 5 (10.42%) Degree
13 5 (10.42%) hybris
13 5 (10.42%) Online Marketing
13 5 (10.42%) Coremetrics
13 5 (10.42%) Benchmarking
13 5 (10.42%) HTML
13 5 (10.42%) CSS
13 5 (10.42%) Mobile Marketing
13 5 (10.42%) Fredhopper

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (18.75%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) WordPress
2 1 (2.08%) TeamSite
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Google Analytics
2 5 (10.42%) Fredhopper
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Axure RP
General
1 37 (77.08%) Marketing
2 9 (18.75%) Finance
3 8 (16.67%) Advertising
3 8 (16.67%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) French Language
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) PPC Specialist
1 13 (27.08%) PPC Manager
1 13 (27.08%) PPC Analyst
1 13 (27.08%) PPC Executive
2 12 (25.00%) SEO Manager
3 11 (22.92%) User Experience Designer
3 11 (22.92%) Designer
4 7 (14.58%) Marketing Executive
5 5 (10.42%) Web Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Account Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Digital Account Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Account Executive
9 1 (2.08%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) HTML
1 5 (10.42%) CSS
2 3 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) jQuery
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Social Media
1 4 (8.33%) Copywriting
2 3 (6.25%) W3C
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Analytics
2 22 (45.83%) Pay per click
3 13 (27.08%) Link Building
4 12 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 9 (18.75%) Web Analytics
6 8 (16.67%) Content Management
7 7 (14.58%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (12.50%) Usability Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Search Engine Marketing
8 6 (12.50%) Use Case
9 5 (10.42%) Online Marketing
9 5 (10.42%) Benchmarking
9 5 (10.42%) Mobile Marketing
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
10 3 (6.25%) Information Architecture
10 3 (6.25%) Change Control
10 3 (6.25%) Web Design
10 3 (6.25%) Project Management
11 2 (4.17%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Google
2 11 (22.92%) Adobe
3 5 (10.42%) hybris
3 5 (10.42%) Coremetrics
4 3 (6.25%) Facebook
5 2 (4.17%) Twitter
6 1 (2.08%) Ektron
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
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