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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 74 72 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Permanent jobs citing SEO 3 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.42% 0.15% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.17% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Average salary £60,000 £20,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+200.00% -36.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
583 573 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.11% 84.51% 79.90%
Number of salaries quoted 490 499 283
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) Marketing
2 9 (81.82%) Social Media
3 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
4 5 (45.45%) B2B
4 5 (45.45%) B2C
4 5 (45.45%) Retail
4 5 (45.45%) Email Marketing
4 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (27.27%) CMS
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Statistics
6 2 (18.18%) Copywriting
6 2 (18.18%) Blog
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 1 (9.09%) CSS3
7 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) WAI
7 1 (9.09%) Pay per click
7 1 (9.09%) Ajax
7 1 (9.09%) Subversion
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery
7 1 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (9.09%) WordPress
7 1 (9.09%) Magento

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (27.27%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 10 (90.91%) Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Marketeer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Social Media
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Blog
2 2 (18.18%) Copywriting
2 2 (18.18%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) B2B
2 5 (45.45%) B2C
2 5 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) Email Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) Online Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Pay per click
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) WAI