The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 58 36 57
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Permanent jobs citing SEO 2 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.38% 5.02% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 5.87% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 2
Average salary £40,750 £27,500 £33,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.18% -16.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £27,000 £30,625
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £35,700 £35,625
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
SEO
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
463 426 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 87.36% 85.54% 87.09%
Number of salaries quoted 389 375 382
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SEO
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

SEO Salary Trend in Swindon

SEO
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Swindon

SEO
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) WordPress
3 3 (60.00%) nginx
3 3 (60.00%) OO PHP
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) WebTrends
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Website Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Pay per click
4 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
4 1 (20.00%) Search Engine Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (60.00%) WordPress
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
1 3 (60.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Search Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO PHP
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Website Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (20.00%) Search Engine Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google