The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 77 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing SEO 21 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.71% 0.32% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 0.44% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 9
Average salary £32,500 £29,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £34,453
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
977 911 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.56% 73.23% 69.58%
Number of salaries quoted 826 807 693
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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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 18 April 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Wales

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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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales +21 21 £32,500 +11.11% 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 26 (61.90%) HTML
2 25 (59.52%) PHP
3 22 (52.38%) Symfony
4 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
5 19 (45.24%) SQL
5 19 (45.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (45.24%) Google
5 19 (45.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (42.86%) Social Media
7 16 (38.10%) Social Network
8 15 (35.71%) Content Management
8 15 (35.71%) Twitter
8 15 (35.71%) Relational Database
9 14 (33.33%) Facebook
9 14 (33.33%) CMS
9 14 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
11 10 (23.81%) Subversion
11 10 (23.81%) Kindle
11 10 (23.81%) ISO 9001
11 10 (23.81%) Back Office
11 10 (23.81%) GitHub
12 9 (21.43%) Analytics
13 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 8 (19.05%) Google Analytics
13 8 (19.05%) Marketing
13 8 (19.05%) Copywriting
14 7 (16.67%) Pay per click
14 7 (16.67%) Online Marketing
14 7 (16.67%) .NET

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (33.33%) CMS
2 6 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 19 (45.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (45.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (35.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
2 10 (23.81%) Subversion
3 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (23.81%) Back Office
2 8 (19.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Developer
2 24 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 16 (38.10%) Senior Developer
3 16 (38.10%) Software Developer
4 11 (26.19%) Senior PHP Developer
5 7 (16.67%) SEO Executive
6 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Junior PHP Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Junior Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Junior
9 1 (2.38%) Designer
9 1 (2.38%) Content Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Marketing Executive
9 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Web Designer
9 1 (2.38%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) HTML
2 22 (52.38%) Symfony
3 7 (16.67%) .NET
4 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 5 (11.90%) CSS
6 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (7.14%) jQuery
8 2 (4.76%) XSLT
8 2 (4.76%) WCF
8 2 (4.76%) HTML5
8 2 (4.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Social Media
2 16 (38.10%) Social Network
3 10 (23.81%) Kindle
4 8 (19.05%) Copywriting
5 2 (4.76%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Content Management
2 14 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (21.43%) Analytics
4 7 (16.67%) Pay per click
4 7 (16.67%) Online Marketing
4 7 (16.67%) MVC
5 6 (14.29%) Scrum
5 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 6 (14.29%) TDD
5 6 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.76%) SOA
7 2 (4.76%) Web Development
8 1 (2.38%) Email Marketing
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) PHP
2 19 (45.24%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (4.76%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Google
2 15 (35.71%) Twitter
3 14 (33.33%) Facebook
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.29%) Sitecore
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