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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 98 91 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing SEO 3 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.23% 0.87% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.10% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 5
Average salary £37,500 £28,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -0.86%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
965 1094 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.86% 79.16% 71.09%
Number of salaries quoted 791 976 731
Average salary £36,000 £35,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.40% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 24 October 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
(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 +5 2 - - 2
North Wales -3 1 £37,500 +36.36% 2
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 6 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (50.00%) Ajax
4 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) N-Tier
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (50.00%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) Google
5 5 (41.67%) Twitter
6 4 (33.33%) Social Network
6 4 (33.33%) PHP
7 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (25.00%) Graphic Design
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (25.00%) Marketing
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (25.00%) Analytics

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (16.67%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Magento
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing Executive
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing Executive
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) jQuery
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) Ajax
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (33.33%) Social Network
3 3 (25.00%) Graphic Design
4 2 (16.67%) Copywriting
5 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Content Management
3 2 (16.67%) Email Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Google
1 5 (41.67%) Twitter
2 3 (25.00%) Facebook
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
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