The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 44 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing SEO 9 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 3.25% 1.64% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 1.92% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 2
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +44.44%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
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
241 312 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 87.00% 85.48% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 216 246 195
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,075 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £49,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of job ads across the Devon region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in Devon

SEO
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter 0 3 £32,500 -
SEO
South West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for SEO.

1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 12 (85.71%) jQuery
2 12 (85.71%) Sass
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) PHP
3 9 (64.29%) HTML5
3 9 (64.29%) CSS3
4 8 (57.14%) Adobe
4 8 (57.14%) Web Development
5 7 (50.00%) MySQL
6 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
6 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
6 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (35.71%) Web Design
6 5 (35.71%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) Advertising
6 5 (35.71%) Sitecore
6 5 (35.71%) Fireworks
6 5 (35.71%) Mobile First
7 4 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Development
7 4 (28.57%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (28.57%) Subversion
7 4 (28.57%) Ajax
7 4 (28.57%) Marketing
7 4 (28.57%) WordPress
7 4 (28.57%) LESS
7 4 (28.57%) Apache Cordova

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) WordPress
2 3 (21.43%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (35.71%) Fireworks
1 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
2 3 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Advertising
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Designer
3 5 (35.71%) Digital Designer
3 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Digital Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 12 (85.71%) jQuery
2 12 (85.71%) Sass
3 9 (64.29%) CSS3
3 9 (64.29%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) Ajax
4 4 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
4 4 (28.57%) LESS
4 4 (28.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Animation
1 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Web Development
2 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) Mobile First
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Web Design
3 4 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Development
3 4 (28.57%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (21.43%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
1 9 (64.29%) PHP
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Adobe
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Sitecore
3 4 (28.57%) Sage