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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 60 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing SEO 28 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.59% 1.78% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 2.18% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 2
Average salary £29,250 £25,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -8.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,200
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
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
627 413 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 80.38% 81.62% 70.72%
Number of salaries quoted 558 336 268
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £57,500 £53,000
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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram 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 5 March 2015. 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
Bournemouth -18 14 £27,500 - 2
Poole -13 12 £32,000 +25.49% 2
Wimborne - 2 £22,500 -
SEO
South West

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 35 (79.55%) HTML
2 33 (75.00%) CSS
3 26 (59.09%) Marketing
4 24 (54.55%) Google
4 24 (54.55%) Google Analytics
4 24 (54.55%) Analytics
5 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 19 (43.18%) Pay per click
6 19 (43.18%) Web Development
7 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (34.09%) E-Commerce
9 12 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (27.27%) jQuery
10 11 (25.00%) MVC
10 11 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 10 (22.73%) CMS
11 10 (22.73%) PHP
12 8 (18.18%) SQL
12 8 (18.18%) T-SQL
12 8 (18.18%) .NET
12 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 8 (18.18%) C#
12 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
12 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
12 8 (18.18%) Degree
12 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (15.91%) MySQL
14 6 (13.64%) User Experience
15 5 (11.36%) Marketing Strategy

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 10 (22.73%) CMS
2 4 (9.09%) Drupal
2 4 (9.09%) WordPress
3 3 (6.82%) Moodle
3 3 (6.82%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.55%) MS Project
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (54.55%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (6.82%) Subversion
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (59.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) SEO Specialist
3 12 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 8 (18.18%) PPC Specialist
4 8 (18.18%) PPC Manager
4 8 (18.18%) PPC Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) PPC Executive
5 5 (11.36%) SEO Executive
6 4 (9.09%) Marketing Executive
6 4 (9.09%) Digital Marketing Executive
7 3 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Designer
7 3 (6.82%) Junior
7 3 (6.82%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Junior Web Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) HTML
2 33 (75.00%) CSS
3 12 (27.27%) jQuery
4 11 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (18.18%) .NET
5 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.09%) XML
7 3 (6.82%) Ajax
7 3 (6.82%) CakePHP
7 3 (6.82%) HTML5
7 3 (6.82%) Sass
7 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.27%) XHTML
8 1 (2.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) User Experience
2 5 (11.36%) Social Media
3 3 (6.82%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Analytics
2 19 (43.18%) Pay per click
2 19 (43.18%) Web Development
3 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.09%) E-Commerce
5 12 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (25.00%) MVC
7 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.36%) Online Marketing
8 5 (11.36%) Marketing Strategy
9 4 (9.09%) B2C
10 3 (6.82%) Project Management
10 3 (6.82%) Scrum
10 3 (6.82%) Content Management
11 2 (4.55%) Web Application Development
12 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (2.27%) Time Management
12 1 (2.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.73%) PHP
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 8 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) cPanel
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Google
2 4 (9.09%) Facebook
2 4 (9.09%) Twitter
3 3 (6.82%) Zend
3 3 (6.82%) Adobe
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago