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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 56 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing SEO 3 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.59% 3.61% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 4.29% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 2
Average salary £47,000 £27,500 £33,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.90% -16.98%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
437 420 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 86.36% 84.17% 88.14%
Number of salaries quoted 375 376 361
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Swindon

SEO
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 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%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) WebTrends
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Copywriting
3 2 (40.00%) Search Engine Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) WordPress
3 2 (40.00%) nginx
3 2 (40.00%) Website Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) Pay per click
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) WordPress
1 2 (40.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Search Manager
1 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (40.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Search Engine Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Website Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
1 2 (40.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google