The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for SEO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 68 69
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.27% 2.12% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 2.34% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 24
Median salary £25,000 £35,625 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.82% +14.91%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,625
% change year-on-year - +10.67%  

SEO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 321 640 713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 85.60% 90.40% 90.60%
Number of salaries quoted 285 462 609
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing SEO as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Dorset

SEO
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for SEO in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Dorset region with a requirement for SEO.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
2 5 (83.33%) User Experience
2 5 (83.33%) Front End Development
2 5 (83.33%) WordPress
3 3 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (50.00%) InDesign
3 3 (50.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) XAMPP
5 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) LESS
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Typography
5 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) XML

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (83.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (50.00%) InDesign
1 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (50.00%) Designer
4 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Designer
4 1 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) LESS
4 1 (16.67%) XAMPP
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
2 5 (83.33%) Front End Development
3 3 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (50.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago