The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 191 205 158
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -47
Permanent jobs citing SEO 44 41 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 0.71% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.83% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 42
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,000 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
SEO
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4605 4969 5033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.12% 85.63% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3853 4133 4187
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SEO
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SEO Salary Trend in the South West

SEO
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram in the South West

SEO
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Wiltshire +14 13 £35,000 -25.53% 2
Bristol +10 13 £32,500 +16.07% 5
Devon +12 9 £27,500 -15.38%
Dorset +6 5 £31,250 -3.84% 1
Gloucestershire +2 2 £22,500 -18.18%
Somerset - 2 £42,500 -
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 West region with a requirement for SEO.

1 55 (67.90%) HTML
2 50 (61.73%) CSS
3 45 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 42 (51.85%) HTML5
5 41 (50.62%) PHP
6 39 (48.15%) jQuery
7 38 (46.91%) Web Development
8 35 (43.21%) Analytics
9 34 (41.98%) Marketing
10 30 (37.04%) Google Analytics
10 30 (37.04%) Google
11 27 (33.33%) Java
12 26 (32.10%) Adobe
12 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (30.86%) Android
14 24 (29.63%) XHTML
14 24 (29.63%) MVC
15 23 (28.40%) AngularJS
16 22 (27.16%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
16 22 (27.16%) Subversion
17 21 (25.93%) TDD
17 21 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
17 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (25.93%) Degree
17 21 (25.93%) Computer Science
17 21 (25.93%) OO
17 21 (25.93%) Apple iOS
18 20 (24.69%) Mobile Development
18 20 (24.69%) Finance

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 16 (19.75%) Alfresco
1 16 (19.75%) Joomla!
2 7 (8.64%) WordPress
3 6 (7.41%) CMS
4 5 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (20.99%) MS Excel
2 16 (19.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (11.11%) Photoshop
4 6 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (6.17%) Fireworks
6 3 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (37.04%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.70%) Office 365
3 1 (1.23%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) MongoDB
2 15 (18.52%) MySQL
3 4 (4.94%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 22 (27.16%) Subversion
2 16 (19.75%) Ant
2 16 (19.75%) Apache Ivy
2 16 (19.75%) Maven
3 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (41.98%) Marketing
2 20 (24.69%) Finance
3 17 (20.99%) Telecoms
4 15 (18.52%) Banking
5 9 (11.11%) Retail
6 7 (8.64%) Advertising
7 2 (2.47%) Electronics
7 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (61.73%) Developer
2 30 (37.04%) Web Developer
3 14 (17.28%) SEO Specialist
4 13 (16.05%) SEO Manager
5 10 (12.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (12.35%) PHP Developer
6 9 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Designer
8 6 (7.41%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Digital Designer
9 5 (6.17%) MySQL Developer
9 5 (6.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Digital Developer
10 3 (3.70%) SEO Executive
11 2 (2.47%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Analyst
11 2 (2.47%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Web Designer
11 2 (2.47%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (67.90%) HTML
2 50 (61.73%) CSS
3 42 (51.85%) HTML5
4 39 (48.15%) jQuery
5 24 (29.63%) XHTML
6 23 (28.40%) AngularJS
7 18 (22.22%) SOAP
7 18 (22.22%) Web Services
8 16 (19.75%) Apache Flex
8 16 (19.75%) Backbone.js
8 16 (19.75%) Dojo
8 16 (19.75%) Ember.js
8 16 (19.75%) Hibernate
8 16 (19.75%) JPA
8 16 (19.75%) React
8 16 (19.75%) Spring
8 16 (19.75%) Spring MVC
8 16 (19.75%) Spring Web Flow
8 16 (19.75%) WSDL
9 15 (18.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (25.93%) Computer Science
3 13 (16.05%) RIA
3 13 (16.05%) User Experience
4 6 (7.41%) Social Media
5 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.94%) Graphic Design
7 3 (3.70%) Social Network
8 2 (2.47%) Animation
9 1 (1.23%) Blog
9 1 (1.23%) Clustering
9 1 (1.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Android
2 21 (25.93%) Apple iOS
3 7 (8.64%) Windows
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.91%) Web Development
2 35 (43.21%) Analytics
3 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (29.63%) MVC
5 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
5 21 (25.93%) OO
5 21 (25.93%) TDD
6 20 (24.69%) Mobile Development
7 18 (22.22%) Android Development
7 18 (22.22%) iOS Development
7 18 (22.22%) Open Source
8 16 (19.75%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 16 (19.75%) SDLC
8 16 (19.75%) UML
9 13 (16.05%) Graceful Degradation
9 13 (16.05%) Progressive Enhancement
10 12 (14.81%) E-Commerce
10 12 (14.81%) Front End Development
11 9 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 41 (50.62%) PHP
3 27 (33.33%) Java
4 11 (13.58%) C#
4 11 (13.58%) SQL
5 9 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 4 (4.94%) Apple Swift
6 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.94%) VB
6 4 (4.94%) XAML
7 2 (2.47%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Degree
2 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
2 16 (19.75%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (37.04%) Google
2 26 (32.10%) Adobe
3 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.64%) Sitecore
5 4 (4.94%) Apple
5 4 (4.94%) Sage
6 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
7 1 (1.23%) HubSpot
7 1 (1.23%) Omniture
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