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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 85 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing SEO 6 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.53% 0.49% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.58% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Median salary £24,000 £31,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.20% -3.84%
UK excluding London median salary £31,750 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +8.33%
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
947 1026 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 83.44% 83.41% 78.64%
Number of salaries quoted 842 854 782
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cardiff +11 6 £24,000 -22.58%
SEO
Wales

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SEO.

1 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 5 (55.56%) Graphic Design
2 5 (55.56%) Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) CMS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Social Media
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Pay per click
4 3 (33.33%) Sass
4 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) WordPress
5 2 (22.22%) Online Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Link Building
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Typography
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Search Engine Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Email Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
5 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Google
5 2 (22.22%) Adobe

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (55.56%) CMS
2 3 (33.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
General
1 5 (55.56%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (33.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (22.22%) Designer
4 2 (22.22%) Graphic Designer
4 2 (22.22%) SEO Executive
4 2 (22.22%) Web Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Account Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Account Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Developer
5 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Symfony Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Sass
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Laravel
4 1 (11.11%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Graphic Design
1 5 (55.56%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Pay per click
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Email Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Link Building
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Online Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Search Engine Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Typography
4 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) B2B
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Infographics
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
1 2 (22.22%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Facebook