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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 78 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing SEO 12 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.03% 0.57% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.69% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 3
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
936 870 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.00% 82.39% 73.49%
Number of salaries quoted 807 748 699
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
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 22 May 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
Newport - 8 £25,000 -
Cardiff +6 3 £23,500 -21.66% 1
Bridgend - 1 £20,000 -
SEO
Wales

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) Marketing
3 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
4 11 (64.71%) Adobe
4 11 (64.71%) jQuery
4 11 (64.71%) Digital Media
5 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
5 3 (17.65%) Ember.js
5 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) Social Media
5 3 (17.65%) User Experience
6 2 (11.76%) Google
6 2 (11.76%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (11.76%) Node.js
6 2 (11.76%) REST
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) WebSockets
6 2 (11.76%) Grunt
6 2 (11.76%) Bower
6 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) Sass
6 2 (11.76%) LESS
6 2 (11.76%) Graceful Degradation
6 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (11.76%) Web Usability
6 2 (11.76%) Mercurial

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (11.76%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Grunt
1 2 (11.76%) Bower
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 14 (82.35%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (52.94%) Web Developer
4 7 (41.18%) Graduate
4 7 (41.18%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
5 2 (11.76%) UI Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Designer
6 1 (5.88%) SEO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
4 3 (17.65%) Ember.js
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) CSS3
5 2 (11.76%) WebSockets
5 2 (11.76%) Sass
5 2 (11.76%) LESS
5 2 (11.76%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Digital Media
2 3 (17.65%) Social Media
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 2 (11.76%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (11.76%) Graceful Degradation
2 2 (11.76%) Web Usability
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Web Design
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Adobe
2 2 (11.76%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
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