The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 69 78
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 2.02% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.47% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 5
Average salary - £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
SEO
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
940 729 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 79.66% 81.82% 72.34%
Number of salaries quoted 836 636 580
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SEO
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

SEO Salary Trend in South Wales

SEO
Top 18 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (100.00%) Copywriting
1 2 (100.00%) Social Network
1 2 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Email Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) GIMP
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (100.00%) Copywriting
1 2 (100.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Email Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bridgend
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago