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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 114 100 120
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Permanent jobs citing SEO 11 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.55% 1.40% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.64% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 5
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.13%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
1637 1705 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.52% 85.29% 80.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1352 1244
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 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 16 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) CSS
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 13 (76.47%) PHP
4 12 (70.59%) HTML5
5 8 (47.06%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (47.06%) Degree
5 8 (47.06%) jQuery
5 8 (47.06%) MySQL
6 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (41.18%) Web Design
6 7 (41.18%) Drupal
7 6 (35.29%) PHP5
7 6 (35.29%) Time Management
7 6 (35.29%) CSS3
7 6 (35.29%) Web Development
7 6 (35.29%) Internet
7 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (29.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (29.41%) Adobe
8 5 (29.41%) Scrum
8 5 (29.41%) WordPress
9 4 (23.53%) Kanban
9 4 (23.53%) Subversion
9 4 (23.53%) GitHub
10 3 (17.65%) Sass
10 3 (17.65%) Marketing
10 3 (17.65%) User Experience
10 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 2 (11.76%) Puppet

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (41.18%) Drupal
2 5 (29.41%) WordPress
3 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.88%) CMS
4 1 (5.88%) nginx
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) PHP Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PPC Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PPC Manager
5 2 (11.76%) PPC Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) UI Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) PPC Executive
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) SEO Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) CSS
2 12 (70.59%) HTML5
3 8 (47.06%) jQuery
4 6 (35.29%) CSS3
5 3 (17.65%) Sass
6 2 (11.76%) beanstalkd
6 2 (11.76%) Ajax
6 2 (11.76%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.88%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media
4 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
4 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (41.18%) Web Design
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Web Development
3 6 (35.29%) Time Management
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Kanban
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Pay per click
6 2 (11.76%) OO PHP
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) OOP
7 1 (5.88%) SWOT Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (5.88%) Link Building
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 13 (76.47%) PHP
3 6 (35.29%) PHP5
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Hitwise
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