The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 65 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing SEO 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.45% 0.46% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.56% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £23,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
SEO
South Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
543 538 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.53% 82.01% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 440 446 365
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,614 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SEO
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

SEO Salary Trend in Cardiff

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) Social Media
1 3 (60.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (60.00%) Ember.js
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Google Maps API
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Grunt
2 2 (40.00%) Bower
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) LESS
2 2 (40.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 2 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) WebSockets
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Web Usability
2 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) CSS

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (40.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Grunt
1 2 (40.00%) Bower
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (60.00%) Ember.js
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) Google Maps API
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) LESS
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) WebSockets
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Social Media
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 2 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (40.00%) Web Usability
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
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