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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 107 65 80
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +15
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.074% 2.59% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 3.20% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 8
Average salary £37,500 £30,750 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +32.25%
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +3.17%
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
1078 844 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.56% 81.00% 73.23%
Number of salaries quoted 934 730 689
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,051 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 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
North Wales -9 1 £37,500 +70.45%
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 2 (50.00%) Social Network
2 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Email Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (50.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing Executive
1 2 (50.00%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (50.00%) Copywriting
1 2 (50.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Email Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + pension, healthcare and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 10 days ago