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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 53 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs citing SEO 3 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.79% 1.73% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 2.18% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
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
325 275 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 85.53% 79.25% 67.27%
Number of salaries quoted 247 209 150
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Devon region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram 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 1 July 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 -14 2 £32,500 +44.44%
SEO
South West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) PHP
2 10 (83.33%) MySQL
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) Adobe
3 9 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (66.67%) HTML5
5 7 (58.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (58.33%) Web Design
6 5 (41.67%) Internet
6 5 (41.67%) Web Development
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) PHP5
6 5 (41.67%) jQuery
6 5 (41.67%) Time Management
7 4 (33.33%) CMS
8 3 (25.00%) Marketing
8 3 (25.00%) Social Media
9 2 (16.67%) CSS3
9 2 (16.67%) Sass
9 2 (16.67%) Analytics
9 2 (16.67%) User Experience
9 2 (16.67%) Magento
9 2 (16.67%) Open Source
9 2 (16.67%) Web Marketing
9 2 (16.67%) Retail
9 2 (16.67%) Ajax
9 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 2 (16.67%) B2B

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SEO Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) Ajax
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) Sass
6 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Social Media
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Web Design
1 7 (58.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (41.67%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Web Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) B2B
3 2 (16.67%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Adobe