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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 198 226 174
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -52
Permanent jobs citing SEO 29 17 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.30% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.34% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 75
Median salary £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £40,500 £42,950
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
4505 5071 5591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.63% 88.76% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3737 4262 4583
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Cornwall -9 9 £22,500 +12.50% 1
Bristol - 6 £75,000 -
Dorset +26 5 £25,000 -31.03% 1
Gloucestershire -15 4 £33,000 +10.00%
Wiltshire +15 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Devon -12 2 £24,000 +6.66%
SEO
England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 53 (65.43%) HTML
2 51 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 48 (59.26%) CSS
4 47 (58.02%) Analytics
5 44 (54.32%) Google
6 43 (53.09%) Google Analytics
7 40 (49.38%) Marketing
8 32 (39.51%) Digital Marketing
9 29 (35.80%) HTML5
10 27 (33.33%) Adobe
10 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (28.40%) User Experience
12 20 (24.69%) Retail
12 20 (24.69%) Web Development
12 20 (24.69%) C#
12 20 (24.69%) Degree
13 19 (23.46%) Front End Development
14 18 (22.22%) Pay per click
14 18 (22.22%) PHP
14 18 (22.22%) MVC
15 16 (19.75%) jQuery
16 14 (17.28%) OO
16 14 (17.28%) Web Services
16 14 (17.28%) Matrix Organization
17 13 (16.05%) Analytics IQ
17 13 (16.05%) Android Development
17 13 (16.05%) iOS Development
17 13 (16.05%) TDD
17 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (16.05%) Android

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 10 (12.35%) Alfresco
1 10 (12.35%) Joomla!
2 9 (11.11%) WordPress
3 6 (7.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.70%) InDesign
2 3 (3.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 43 (53.09%) Google Analytics
2 13 (16.05%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.94%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.70%) Big Data
3 3 (3.70%) MySQL
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Ant
1 10 (12.35%) Apache Ivy
1 10 (12.35%) Maven
1 10 (12.35%) Subversion
2 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 40 (49.38%) Marketing
2 20 (24.69%) Retail
3 6 (7.41%) Finance
4 4 (4.94%) Advertising
5 3 (3.70%) Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 39 (48.15%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (20.99%) SEO Manager
4 13 (16.05%) Search Manager
5 10 (12.35%) Web Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Digital Executive
7 6 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Account Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Marketing Executive
8 5 (6.17%) SEO Executive
8 5 (6.17%) Web Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Account Executive
9 4 (4.94%) Digital Marketing Executive
9 4 (4.94%) SEO Specialist
10 3 (3.70%) Designer
10 3 (3.70%) PHP Developer
11 2 (2.47%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Junior Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Marketing Manager
11 2 (2.47%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (65.43%) HTML
2 48 (59.26%) CSS
3 29 (35.80%) HTML5
4 16 (19.75%) jQuery
5 14 (17.28%) Web Services
6 11 (13.58%) AngularJS
7 10 (12.35%) Apache Flex
7 10 (12.35%) Backbone.js
7 10 (12.35%) Dojo
7 10 (12.35%) Ember.js
7 10 (12.35%) Hibernate
7 10 (12.35%) JPA
7 10 (12.35%) OOCSS
7 10 (12.35%) React
7 10 (12.35%) SOAP
7 10 (12.35%) Spring
7 10 (12.35%) Spring MVC
7 10 (12.35%) Spring Web Flow
7 10 (12.35%) WSDL
7 10 (12.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.40%) User Experience
2 11 (13.58%) Social Media
3 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
3 10 (12.35%) RIA
4 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.70%) Blog
6 1 (1.23%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Android
1 13 (16.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.02%) Analytics
2 32 (39.51%) Digital Marketing
3 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (24.69%) Web Development
5 19 (23.46%) Front End Development
6 18 (22.22%) MVC
6 18 (22.22%) Pay per click
7 14 (17.28%) Matrix Organization
7 14 (17.28%) OO
8 13 (16.05%) Android Development
8 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (16.05%) iOS Development
8 13 (16.05%) TDD
9 11 (13.58%) Open Source
10 10 (12.35%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 10 (12.35%) Graceful Degradation
10 10 (12.35%) Mobile Development
10 10 (12.35%) Progressive Enhancement
10 10 (12.35%) SDLC
10 10 (12.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 20 (24.69%) C#
3 18 (22.22%) PHP
4 11 (13.58%) Java
5 4 (4.94%) SQL
6 2 (2.47%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Degree
2 13 (16.05%) Analytics IQ
3 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) cPanel
Vendors
1 44 (54.32%) Google
2 27 (33.33%) Adobe
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.23%) Facebook
4 1 (1.23%) Twitter
4 1 (1.23%) Zend
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