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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 79 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing SEO 28 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.06% 0.63% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 0.75% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 2
Median salary £30,000 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,350 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
1159 1195 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 85.22% 84.10% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 978 991 905
Median salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

SEO Salary Histogram 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 24 August 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
West Wales - 21 £30,000 -
South Wales +10 7 £24,000 -22.58%
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 27 (84.38%) CSS
1 27 (84.38%) HTML
2 26 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 26 (81.25%) Web Development
2 26 (81.25%) CSS3
3 25 (78.13%) HTML5
3 25 (78.13%) jQuery
4 22 (68.75%) MVC
4 22 (68.75%) .NET
4 22 (68.75%) E-Commerce
5 21 (65.63%) Visual Studio
5 21 (65.63%) Ajax
6 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (40.63%) Time Management
8 12 (37.50%) Scrum
9 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
10 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 8 (25.00%) Coaching
11 6 (18.75%) CMS
11 6 (18.75%) Graphic Design
11 6 (18.75%) Marketing
12 5 (15.63%) Social Media
12 5 (15.63%) PHP
13 4 (12.50%) Sass
13 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
13 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (9.38%) Analytics
14 3 (9.38%) WordPress
14 3 (9.38%) Pay per click
14 3 (9.38%) Web Analytics

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 6 (18.75%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) WordPress
3 1 (3.13%) concrete5
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 23 (71.88%) Web Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (34.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (28.13%) Senior Developer
5 8 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Designer
7 3 (9.38%) Web Designer
8 2 (6.25%) Graphic Designer
8 2 (6.25%) SEO Executive
9 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Digital Account Manager
9 1 (3.13%) MySQL Developer
9 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
9 1 (3.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) CSS
1 27 (84.38%) HTML
2 26 (81.25%) CSS3
3 25 (78.13%) HTML5
3 25 (78.13%) jQuery
4 22 (68.75%) .NET
5 21 (65.63%) Ajax
6 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
7 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.50%) Sass
7 4 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.13%) Laravel
8 1 (3.13%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Graphic Design
2 5 (15.63%) Social Media
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Web Development
2 22 (68.75%) E-Commerce
2 22 (68.75%) MVC
3 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (40.63%) Time Management
5 12 (37.50%) Scrum
6 8 (25.00%) Coaching
6 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) Pay per click
7 3 (9.38%) Web Analytics
8 2 (6.25%) CRM
8 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.25%) Email Marketing
8 2 (6.25%) Link Building
8 2 (6.25%) Marketing Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Online Marketing
8 2 (6.25%) Search Engine Marketing
8 2 (6.25%) Typography
9 1 (3.13%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.63%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe
1 2 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Facebook