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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 55 38 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Permanent jobs citing SEO 3 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.04% 5.19% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 6.49% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 0
Average salary £25,000 £19,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
258 308 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 89.27% 80.00% 81.12%
Number of salaries quoted 219 253 279
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,700 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Web Design
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe
1 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (75.00%) Sass
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) AdWords
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Online Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AdWords
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Content Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Content Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (75.00%) Web Design
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Online Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Google