The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 67 54 76
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Permanent jobs citing SEO 15 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.13% 2.70% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 3.22% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 4
Average salary £26,250 £32,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,400 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £43,950
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
546 528 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 77.67% 83.94% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 436 460 468
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SEO
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Dorset region.

SEO Salary Trend in Dorset

SEO
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
Poole -8 6 £23,000 -
Bournemouth -13 6 £26,250 -22.22% 1
Weymouth - 1 £25,000 -
Wimborne - 1 £25,000 - 1
SEO
South West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 32 (88.89%) HTML
2 31 (86.11%) CSS
3 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
4 20 (55.56%) Marketing
5 19 (52.78%) E-Commerce
6 17 (47.22%) CMS
7 16 (44.44%) jQuery
8 14 (38.89%) User Experience
8 14 (38.89%) Web Development
8 14 (38.89%) Drupal
8 14 (38.89%) XHTML
9 13 (36.11%) Magento
10 10 (27.78%) Pay per click
11 9 (25.00%) SQL
12 8 (22.22%) Analytics
12 8 (22.22%) PHP
12 8 (22.22%) .NET
12 8 (22.22%) MySQL
12 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 8 (22.22%) XML
12 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
12 8 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
13 7 (19.44%) Ajax
13 7 (19.44%) Google
13 7 (19.44%) MVC
13 7 (19.44%) WordPress
13 7 (19.44%) Google Analytics
14 6 (16.67%) Online Marketing
14 6 (16.67%) VB.NET

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 17 (47.22%) CMS
2 14 (38.89%) Drupal
3 7 (19.44%) WordPress
4 4 (11.11%) Joomla!
5 3 (8.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Magento
2 7 (19.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) MySQL
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 20 (55.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Web Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Front-End Web Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Digital Marketing Executive
5 4 (11.11%) Marketing Executive
6 3 (8.33%) Web Programmer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Programmer
6 3 (8.33%) Junior
6 3 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Junior Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.78%) SEO Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) PPC Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing Manager
8 1 (2.78%) PPC Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (88.89%) HTML
2 31 (86.11%) CSS
3 16 (44.44%) jQuery
4 14 (38.89%) XHTML
5 8 (22.22%) .NET
5 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 8 (22.22%) XML
6 7 (19.44%) Ajax
7 6 (16.67%) JSON
7 6 (16.67%) CakePHP
8 5 (13.89%) Web Services
8 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.78%) HTML5
10 1 (2.78%) CSS3
10 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.78%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) E-Commerce
2 14 (38.89%) Web Development
3 10 (27.78%) Pay per click
4 8 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 8 (22.22%) Analytics
5 7 (19.44%) MVC
6 6 (16.67%) Online Marketing
7 4 (11.11%) B2C
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
9 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.56%) Content Management
9 2 (5.56%) Email Marketing
9 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
10 1 (2.78%) Coaching
10 1 (2.78%) OOP
10 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.78%) Time Management
10 1 (2.78%) Web Analytics
10 1 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) PHP
4 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Google
2 6 (16.67%) Zend
3 4 (11.11%) Facebook
3 4 (11.11%) Twitter
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
Wimborne
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago