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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 89 89 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% 0.44% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.58% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,000 £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
803 859 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 72.93% 76.36% 73.01%
Number of salaries quoted 732 769 586
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram 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 August 2014. 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
Caerphilly - 1 £47,500 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £32,500 -
SEO
Wales

SEO
Top 29 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Facebook
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter
2 4 (80.00%) Symfony
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) Google
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Content Management
3 3 (60.00%) Back Office
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Social Network
3 3 (60.00%) GitHub
4 1 (20.00%) PHP5
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Social Media
4 1 (20.00%) Kindle
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (20.00%) CMS

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Symfony
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Social Network
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Facebook
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter
2 4 (80.00%) Google