The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 77 75 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.14% 0.29% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.36% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 548 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 86.10% 79.65% 77.19%
Number of salaries quoted 509 489 408
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,469
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SEO
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

SEO Salary Trend in Somerset

SEO
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Somerset 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
Somerton - 1 £32,500 -
SEO
South West

SEO
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) WordPress
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (50.00%) Laravel
2 1 (50.00%) Shopify
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Golang
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Photography
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (100.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Magento
1 1 (50.00%) Shopify
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Photography
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Golang
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft