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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 48 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SEO 9 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 2.48% 1.39% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 2.02% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £26,250 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +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
288 248 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 79.34% 68.70% 69.81%
Number of salaries quoted 238 227 196
Average salary £36,000 £30,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Plymouth - 2 £17,500 -
Exeter +9 1 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Torquay - 1 £35,000 -
SEO
South West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 40 (95.24%) HTML
2 32 (76.19%) CSS
3 31 (73.81%) JavaScript
4 22 (52.38%) Web Design
5 20 (47.62%) PHP
6 19 (45.24%) MySQL
6 19 (45.24%) HTML5
7 18 (42.86%) Analytics
8 17 (40.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 17 (40.48%) Adobe
9 16 (38.10%) jQuery
9 16 (38.10%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (35.71%) Degree
10 15 (35.71%) Marketing
10 15 (35.71%) CMS
11 14 (33.33%) Internet
12 13 (30.95%) Web Development
12 13 (30.95%) Google
12 13 (30.95%) Google Analytics
13 10 (23.81%) Pay per click
14 9 (21.43%) PHP5
14 9 (21.43%) Time Management
14 9 (21.43%) Social Media
15 8 (19.05%) CSS3
15 8 (19.05%) Email Marketing
15 8 (19.05%) Ajax
16 7 (16.67%) Statistics
16 7 (16.67%) Retail
16 7 (16.67%) Data Management
16 7 (16.67%) Digital Marketing

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (35.71%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (14.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.38%) Magento
2 1 (2.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
1 1 (2.38%) PhantomJS
1 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 15 (35.71%) Marketing
2 7 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Developer
2 17 (40.48%) PHP Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Junior
3 11 (26.19%) Junior Developer
4 10 (23.81%) Junior PHP Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Marketing Executive
5 7 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 7 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Digital Marketing Executive
6 5 (11.90%) Graduate
6 5 (11.90%) UX Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Graduate PHP Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Trainee
8 2 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Junior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (95.24%) HTML
2 32 (76.19%) CSS
3 19 (45.24%) HTML5
4 16 (38.10%) jQuery
5 8 (19.05%) CSS3
5 8 (19.05%) Ajax
6 7 (16.67%) Sass
7 6 (14.29%) XML
7 6 (14.29%) Flash
8 5 (11.90%) WCF
8 5 (11.90%) Web Services
8 5 (11.90%) .NET
9 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Social Media
2 7 (16.67%) User Experience
2 7 (16.67%) Statistics
2 7 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 7 (16.67%) Blog
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Web Design
2 18 (42.86%) Analytics
3 16 (38.10%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (30.95%) Web Development
5 10 (23.81%) Pay per click
6 9 (21.43%) Time Management
7 8 (19.05%) Email Marketing
8 7 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (16.67%) Online Marketing
8 7 (16.67%) Data Management
8 7 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
8 7 (16.67%) Social Media Marketing
9 5 (11.90%) Web Analytics
10 3 (7.14%) Web Application Development
11 2 (4.76%) B2B
12 1 (2.38%) B2C
12 1 (2.38%) Project Management
12 1 (2.38%) OO
12 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
12 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) JavaScript
2 20 (47.62%) PHP
3 9 (21.43%) PHP5
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 5 (11.90%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.76%) Java
7 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Adobe
2 13 (30.95%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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