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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 118 102 112
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs citing SEO 12 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.64% 1.11% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.30% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 9
Average salary £27,750 £31,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +4.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,600 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +5.83%
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
1553 1696 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.39% 85.57% 82.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1370 1244
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 2015, 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 19 (86.36%) HTML
1 19 (86.36%) CSS
2 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 16 (72.73%) PHP
4 12 (54.55%) HTML5
5 11 (50.00%) Degree
5 11 (50.00%) jQuery
5 11 (50.00%) MySQL
5 11 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (31.82%) Web Design
7 7 (31.82%) Drupal
8 6 (27.27%) PHP5
8 6 (27.27%) Time Management
8 6 (27.27%) Web Development
8 6 (27.27%) CSS3
8 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
8 6 (27.27%) Internet
9 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
9 5 (22.73%) OO
9 5 (22.73%) Adobe
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) Java
9 5 (22.73%) Scrum
9 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
9 5 (22.73%) TDD
9 5 (22.73%) Marketing
9 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
9 5 (22.73%) WordPress

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (31.82%) Drupal
2 5 (22.73%) WordPress
2 5 (22.73%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 4 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 5 (22.73%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 5 (22.73%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (22.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (18.18%) PPC Executive
5 4 (18.18%) PPC Specialist
5 4 (18.18%) PPC Manager
5 4 (18.18%) PPC Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (13.64%) SEO Manager
7 2 (9.09%) UI Programmer
7 2 (9.09%) UI Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Junior PHP Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Lead Web Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Junior
8 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) HTML
1 19 (86.36%) CSS
2 12 (54.55%) HTML5
3 11 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (27.27%) CSS3
5 5 (22.73%) beanstalkd
6 3 (13.64%) Sass
7 2 (9.09%) Ajax
7 2 (9.09%) JSON
8 1 (4.55%) Web Services
8 1 (4.55%) DOM
8 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.64%) User Experience
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
5 1 (4.55%) Social Media
5 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Web Design
3 6 (27.27%) Time Management
3 6 (27.27%) Web Development
4 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 5 (22.73%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) OO PHP
5 4 (18.18%) Kanban
5 4 (18.18%) Pay per click
6 1 (4.55%) SWOT Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
6 1 (4.55%) Link Building
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 16 (72.73%) PHP
3 6 (27.27%) PHP5
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.55%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Hitwise
2 1 (4.55%) Google
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Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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