Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SEO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SEO over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 102 104
Rank change year-on-year +34 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing SEO 9 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.12% 0.66% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.75% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 7
Cardiff median annual salary £23,000 £24,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -22.58% -4.62%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £25,100 £42,250
South Wales median annual salary £26,000 £24,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -22.58% -22.50%

SEO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 734 1199 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.52% 88.55% 85.02%
Number of salaries quoted 652 1087 1132
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +4.29%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £23,275
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.29%

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing SEO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Cardiff

SEO
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO in Cardiff.

Salary trend for SEO in Cardiff

SEO
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Cardiff over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SEO.

1 7 (77.78%) Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) WordPress
3 4 (44.44%) Social Media
3 4 (44.44%) Front End Development
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) Google
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) Pay per click
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Sass
5 2 (22.22%) LESS
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 2 (22.22%) Fintech
5 2 (22.22%) Expense Management
5 2 (22.22%) AdWords
5 2 (22.22%) Contract Management
5 2 (22.22%) Content Marketing

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (55.56%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) concrete5
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) AdWords
1 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Grunt
2 1 (11.11%) gulp
General
1 7 (77.78%) Marketing
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing Executive
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing Manager
3 2 (22.22%) PPC Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Resourcer
3 2 (22.22%) SEO Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Sass
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) LESS
4 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) Compass CSS Framework
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
5 1 (11.11%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Social Media
2 2 (22.22%) Fintech
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) W3C
3 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Front End Development
1 4 (44.44%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Pay per click
3 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (22.22%) Content Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Contract Management
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Expense Management
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Process Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Web Usability
4 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Typography
4 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Google