The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 92 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing SEO 10 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.72% 0.15% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.20% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 8
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £34,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,350 £46,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
SEO
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1155 982 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.80% 75.95% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 966 862 888
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SEO
Salary Trend in Wales

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

SEO Salary Trend in Wales

SEO
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SEO Salary Histogram in Wales

SEO
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales -1 10 £31,000 -22.50% 2
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 20 (86.96%) HTML
2 17 (73.91%) CSS
3 12 (52.17%) jQuery
4 11 (47.83%) HTML5
4 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (47.83%) Marketing
5 9 (39.13%) MVC
6 8 (34.78%) .NET
6 8 (34.78%) C#
6 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) PHP
7 7 (30.43%) Adobe
7 7 (30.43%) Digital Media
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
9 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
9 5 (21.74%) CMS
9 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
9 5 (21.74%) Subversion
9 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (17.39%) Social Media
10 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
10 4 (17.39%) CSS3
11 3 (13.04%) SQL
11 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (13.04%) XML
11 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
11 3 (13.04%) Google
11 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 5 (21.74%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (4.35%) WordPress
3 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
1 5 (21.74%) Subversion
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Grunt
2 3 (13.04%) gulp
3 2 (8.70%) Bower
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (47.83%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Web Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Front-End Web Developer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Graduate
5 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) UI Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.70%) UI Developer
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SEO Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Software Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) HTML
2 17 (73.91%) CSS
3 12 (52.17%) jQuery
4 11 (47.83%) HTML5
5 8 (34.78%) .NET
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
6 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
7 4 (17.39%) CSS3
7 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
8 3 (13.04%) REST
8 3 (13.04%) Ember.js
8 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.04%) WebSockets
8 3 (13.04%) Backbone.js
8 3 (13.04%) Sass
8 3 (13.04%) XML
9 2 (8.70%) Ajax
9 2 (8.70%) WCF
9 2 (8.70%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Digital Media
2 4 (17.39%) Social Media
3 3 (13.04%) User Experience
4 2 (8.70%) Social Network
4 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.35%) DTV
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (8.70%) Graceful Degradation
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
4 2 (8.70%) Web Usability
4 2 (8.70%) B2B
4 2 (8.70%) B2C
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Email Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) OOP
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) PHP
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Adobe
2 3 (13.04%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) Facebook
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Depending on Experiance
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 15 days ago