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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 122 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing SEO 5 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.26% 0.47% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.54% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Average salary £26,500 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.62% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +3.17%
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
1639 1475 1307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.09% 86.16% 77.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1209 1138
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 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 30 January 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 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) CSS3
4 4 (40.00%) GitHub
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) WordPress
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 4 (40.00%) Marketing
4 4 (40.00%) Drupal
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) Google
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Google Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 2 (20.00%) User Experience
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (20.00%) Use Case
6 2 (20.00%) Online Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) Axure RP

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (40.00%) WordPress
1 4 (40.00%) Drupal
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (20.00%) UX Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) PPC Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) PPC Manager
4 1 (10.00%) PPC Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS3
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) W3C
3 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (20.00%) Online Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (20.00%) Pay per click
5 2 (20.00%) Content Management
5 2 (20.00%) Web Design
5 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (10.00%) SWOT Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Hitwise
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