The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 52 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing SEO 7 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.96% 2.36% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 3.35% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £31,250 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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 Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
276 239 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 77.31% 70.50% 67.03%
Number of salaries quoted 227 201 162
Average salary £36,000 £30,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,944 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

SEO
Salary Trend in Devon

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

SEO Salary Trend in Devon

SEO
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -1 3 £32,500 +44.44%
Torquay - 1 £35,000 -
SEO
South West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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 32 (100.00%) HTML
2 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 23 (71.88%) CSS
3 20 (62.50%) Web Design
4 19 (59.38%) PHP
4 19 (59.38%) MySQL
5 17 (53.13%) Adobe
5 17 (53.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 16 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (43.75%) Internet
8 12 (37.50%) CMS
8 12 (37.50%) Web Development
8 12 (37.50%) HTML5
9 11 (34.38%) Marketing
10 10 (31.25%) Analytics
11 9 (28.13%) PHP5
11 9 (28.13%) jQuery
11 9 (28.13%) Time Management
12 8 (25.00%) Degree
13 7 (21.88%) Pay per click
13 7 (21.88%) Social Media
13 7 (21.88%) Sass
14 6 (18.75%) Email Marketing
15 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
15 5 (15.63%) Statistics
15 5 (15.63%) Google
15 5 (15.63%) Data Management
15 5 (15.63%) Ajax
15 5 (15.63%) Graphic Design
15 5 (15.63%) Google Analytics

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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 12 (37.50%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Summit
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Google Analytics
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
1 1 (3.13%) PhantomJS
1 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 11 (34.38%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) PHP Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Junior
3 11 (34.38%) Junior Developer
4 10 (31.25%) Junior PHP Developer
5 7 (21.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing Executive
6 5 (15.63%) Marketing Executive
7 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Graduate
8 3 (9.38%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Graduate PHP Developer
9 2 (6.25%) SEO Specialist
9 2 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Junior Front-End Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) HTML
2 23 (71.88%) CSS
3 12 (37.50%) HTML5
4 9 (28.13%) jQuery
5 7 (21.88%) Sass
6 5 (15.63%) Ajax
7 3 (9.38%) WCF
7 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 3 (9.38%) Flash
7 3 (9.38%) .NET
8 2 (6.25%) CSS3
9 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Social Media
2 5 (15.63%) Statistics
2 5 (15.63%) Graphic Design
2 5 (15.63%) Blog
3 3 (9.38%) User Experience
4 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Web Design
2 16 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (37.50%) Web Development
4 10 (31.25%) Analytics
5 9 (28.13%) Time Management
6 7 (21.88%) Pay per click
7 6 (18.75%) Email Marketing
8 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (15.63%) Online Marketing
8 5 (15.63%) Data Management
8 5 (15.63%) Marketing Strategy
8 5 (15.63%) Social Media Marketing
9 3 (9.38%) Web Analytics
10 2 (6.25%) B2B
10 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
11 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.13%) Coaching
11 1 (3.13%) B2C
11 1 (3.13%) OO
11 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 19 (59.38%) PHP
3 9 (28.13%) PHP5
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Adobe
2 5 (15.63%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft