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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 77 54
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.37% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.46% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £37,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +59.57%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
455 655 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 76.86% 81.47% 76.51%
Number of salaries quoted 409 575 378
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) PHP5
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe