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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 63 37
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.35% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.44% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 7
Average salary - £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
457 457 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.47% 79.62% 68.58%
Number of salaries quoted 405 391 220
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,096 £61,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Social Network
1 3 (100.00%) Symfony
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Facebook
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter
1 3 (100.00%) GitHub
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Symfony
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Facebook
1 3 (100.00%) Twitter