The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 22 17
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea - 1.37% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.27% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
SEO
West 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 Swansea region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44 44 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 61.11% 60.27% 77.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33 40 38
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,836 £20,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

SEO
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

SEO Salary Trend in Swansea