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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 58 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.24% 0.78% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.02% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £45,000 - £26,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
356 295 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 86.20% 76.23% 63.29%
Number of salaries quoted 274 238 139
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £43,950 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (62.50%) Adobe
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) Social Media
4 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) PHP5
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) Magento
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Web Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) B2B
5 2 (25.00%) B2C
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax

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Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SEO Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Social Media
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Web Design
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
1 3 (37.50%) Time Management
1 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) B2B
2 2 (25.00%) B2C
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe