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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 87 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing SEO 6 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.49% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.34% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £44,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
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
988 882 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.59% 77.71% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 829 786 725
Average salary £37,500 £35,352 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.07% -1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,993
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Cardiff -7 4 £31,000 -0.80% 3
Glamorgan - 2 £32,250 -
SEO
Wales

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 19 (82.61%) CSS
3 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
4 14 (60.87%) Marketing
4 14 (60.87%) jQuery
5 11 (47.83%) Adobe
5 11 (47.83%) Digital Media
6 9 (39.13%) HTML5
6 9 (39.13%) MVC
7 6 (26.09%) PHP
7 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (21.74%) .NET
8 5 (21.74%) C#
8 5 (21.74%) Subversion
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) CMS
9 4 (17.39%) CSS3
10 3 (13.04%) WebSockets
10 3 (13.04%) Social Media
10 3 (13.04%) Backbone.js
10 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (13.04%) REST
10 3 (13.04%) Sass
10 3 (13.04%) Ember.js
10 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
10 3 (13.04%) Grunt
10 3 (13.04%) User Experience
10 3 (13.04%) gulp
10 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
10 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (17.39%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (4.35%) WordPress
3 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Grunt
2 3 (13.04%) gulp
3 2 (8.70%) Bower
3 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.70%) CruiseControl
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (60.87%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Web Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Front-End Web Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Graduate
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Designer
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) UI Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) UI Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SEO Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 19 (82.61%) CSS
3 14 (60.87%) jQuery
4 9 (39.13%) HTML5
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) CSS3
7 3 (13.04%) WebSockets
7 3 (13.04%) Backbone.js
7 3 (13.04%) Sass
7 3 (13.04%) Ember.js
7 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.04%) XML
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (13.04%) REST
8 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
8 2 (8.70%) Google Maps API
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 2 (8.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Digital Media
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 3 (13.04%) Social Media
3 2 (8.70%) Social Network
4 1 (4.35%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (8.70%) Web Usability
4 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Graceful Degradation
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (4.35%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (4.35%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 1 (4.35%) API Development
5 1 (4.35%) OOP
5 1 (4.35%) Kanban
5 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) PHP
3 5 (21.74%) C#
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Adobe
2 3 (13.04%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Facebook
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter
3 1 (4.35%) Apple
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
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