Period
to 23 March 2019

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 6 months to 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 96 82
Rank change year-on-year -27 -14 +20
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 27 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.30% 1.80% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 2.04% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 26 6
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% -25.93%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £36,250 £35,625 £30,750
South West median annual salary £30,000 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% -2.22%

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 Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,229 1,325 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 93.53% 88.16% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,062 1,137 651
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £61,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

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

SEO
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 23 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +2 4 £32,500 +38.30%
SEO
South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT jobs citing SEO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for SEO.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
1 4 (100.00%) webpack
1 4 (100.00%) Vue.js

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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Designer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) User Experience
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript