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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 60 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.24% 0.47% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.64% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £45,000 £32,250 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% +22.85%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
358 314 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 85.65% 74.06% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 275 257 134
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) Social Media
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) Magento
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Web Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) B2B
3 2 (40.00%) B2C
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) XML

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Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (40.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SEO Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Social Media
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) B2B
1 2 (40.00%) B2C
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) Web Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago