The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
South West / Dorset
Rank 61 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing SEO 3 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.70% 2.06% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 2.30% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 28
Median salary £22,500 £33,750 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £22,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £42,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%

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
361 740 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 83.95% 89.59% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 309 537 592
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -11 1 £21,500 -36.29%
SEO
South West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for SEO.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
2 5 (83.33%) User Experience
2 5 (83.33%) Front End Development
2 5 (83.33%) WordPress
3 3 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (50.00%) InDesign
3 3 (50.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) XAMPP
5 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) LESS
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Typography
5 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) XML

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (50.00%) InDesign
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (50.00%) Designer
4 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Designer
4 1 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) LESS
4 1 (16.67%) XAMPP
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
2 5 (83.33%) Front End Development
3 3 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (50.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe