The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 94 91 95
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing SEO 5 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.38% 0.96% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.15% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 11
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £35,010
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
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
1072 1134 1089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.21% 84.06% 83.64%
Number of salaries quoted 917 942 929
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +1 5 £27,500 +10.00% 1
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UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SEO.

1 7 (58.33%) Marketing
1 7 (58.33%) Social Media
2 6 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) CMS
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 4 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (33.33%) API Development
4 4 (33.33%) API Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 4 (33.33%) Sass
4 4 (33.33%) Resque
4 4 (33.33%) Haml
5 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (25.00%) CRM
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) Pay per click
6 2 (16.67%) Statistics
6 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (16.67%) Google
6 2 (16.67%) Multimedia
6 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (16.67%) Adobe
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) CMS
2 4 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (16.67%) WordPress
4 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 7 (58.33%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Ruby Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (16.67%) SEO Executive
4 2 (16.67%) Web Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Head of Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Haml
1 4 (33.33%) JSON
1 4 (33.33%) Resque
1 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) Laravel
2 1 (8.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Social Media
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (16.67%) Blog
3 2 (16.67%) Copywriting
3 2 (16.67%) Graphic Design
3 2 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) API Development
2 4 (33.33%) API Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) Pay per click
4 2 (16.67%) Content Development
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Email Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Link Building
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Online Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Search Engine Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Typography
4 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
1 2 (16.67%) Google
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