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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 207 179 134
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -45
Permanent jobs citing SEO 38 49 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.79% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.96% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 70
Average salary £28,750 £29,250 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.70% -3.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
4936 5093 4221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.13% 82.54% 80.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4112 4134 3718
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 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
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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
Bristol -20 15 £27,500 -10.56% 1
Dorset -1 9 £33,125 +16.22% 1
Cornwall -4 4 £23,500 -14.54% 1
Wiltshire -9 4 £47,000 +70.90% 1
Gloucestershire -6 3 £27,500 -8.33%
Devon -13 3 £32,500 +44.44%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 70 (78.65%) HTML
2 61 (68.54%) CSS
3 54 (60.67%) JavaScript
4 49 (55.06%) Marketing
5 34 (38.20%) PHP
6 32 (35.96%) Degree
7 30 (33.71%) Analytics
8 29 (32.58%) MySQL
9 28 (31.46%) Web Development
9 28 (31.46%) Google
10 26 (29.21%) Google Analytics
11 25 (28.09%) jQuery
11 25 (28.09%) Web Design
12 24 (26.97%) Pay per click
12 24 (26.97%) HTML5
12 24 (26.97%) Responsive Web Design
13 23 (25.84%) Digital Marketing
14 20 (22.47%) Adobe
15 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (21.35%) Social Media
16 18 (20.22%) Time Management
16 18 (20.22%) Internet
17 15 (16.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 14 (15.73%) PHP5
19 13 (14.61%) SQL
20 12 (13.48%) E-Commerce
20 12 (13.48%) CMS
20 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
20 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
21 11 (12.36%) User Experience

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 12 (13.48%) CMS
2 8 (8.99%) Drupal
3 7 (7.87%) WordPress
3 7 (7.87%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) nginx
5 1 (1.12%) Node.js
5 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (7.87%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Magento
2 3 (3.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.21%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.37%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.25%) MailChimp
4 1 (1.12%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.58%) MySQL
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 49 (55.06%) Marketing
2 6 (6.74%) Finance
3 4 (4.49%) Advertising
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (47.19%) Developer
2 25 (28.09%) PHP Developer
3 19 (21.35%) Web Developer
4 15 (16.85%) SEO Specialist
5 9 (10.11%) SEO Executive
5 9 (10.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 8 (8.99%) PPC Manager
6 8 (8.99%) PPC Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) PPC Executive
6 8 (8.99%) PPC Specialist
7 7 (7.87%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Junior
8 6 (6.74%) Junior Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Junior PHP Developer
8 6 (6.74%) SEO Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Designer
9 4 (4.49%) Web Designer
10 3 (3.37%) Search Manager
10 3 (3.37%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (78.65%) HTML
2 61 (68.54%) CSS
3 25 (28.09%) jQuery
4 24 (26.97%) HTML5
5 9 (10.11%) CSS3
5 9 (10.11%) .NET
6 7 (7.87%) Sass
6 7 (7.87%) beanstalkd
7 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.74%) JSON
8 5 (5.62%) Ajax
8 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (5.62%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (4.49%) Web Services
9 4 (4.49%) XML
10 3 (3.37%) DOM
10 3 (3.37%) JSP
11 2 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.12%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Social Media
2 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.36%) User Experience
4 8 (8.99%) Mobile App
5 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.62%) Copywriting
7 2 (2.25%) Blog
7 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) Analytics
2 28 (31.46%) Web Development
3 25 (28.09%) Web Design
4 24 (26.97%) Pay per click
4 24 (26.97%) Responsive Web Design
5 23 (25.84%) Digital Marketing
6 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (20.22%) Time Management
8 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
8 12 (13.48%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.87%) OO
9 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.87%) TDD
9 7 (7.87%) Online Marketing
9 7 (7.87%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.87%) OO PHP
9 7 (7.87%) SDLC
10 6 (6.74%) Marketing Strategy
10 6 (6.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (60.67%) JavaScript
2 34 (38.20%) PHP
3 14 (15.73%) PHP5
4 13 (14.61%) SQL
5 7 (7.87%) Java
5 7 (7.87%) Objective-C
6 5 (5.62%) C#
6 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.12%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (35.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) WAI
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (31.46%) Google
2 20 (22.47%) Adobe
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.12%) Apple
4 1 (1.12%) Twitter
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