The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 67 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.30% - 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £31,250 - £26,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 - £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
487 405 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 72.15% 73.77% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 435 332 240
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SEO
South Wales

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 31 July 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) Google
1 5 (71.43%) Social Network
1 5 (71.43%) Twitter
2 4 (57.14%) GitHub
2 4 (57.14%) Facebook
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Symfony
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) Content Management
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Back Office
3 3 (42.86%) CMS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) CMS
2 2 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Symfony
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Social Network
2 1 (14.29%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Content Management
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Google
1 5 (71.43%) Twitter
2 4 (57.14%) Facebook
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Sitecore