Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 119 128
Rank change year-on-year +24 +9 +8
Permanent jobs citing SEO 12 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.85% 0.84% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.93% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 10
South Wales median annual salary £26,000 £24,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -22.58% -22.50%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,075 £22,150
90th Percentile £45,000 £38,987 £39,625
Wales median annual salary £49,039 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +63.46% -3.23% -17.33%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1250 1928 2093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.40% 89.93% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1729 1791
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,270 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SEO in South Wales

SEO
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for SEO in South Wales

SEO
Salary Histogram in South Wales

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

Salary histogram for SEO in South Wales

SEO
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Cardiff +34 9 £23,000 -4.17% 1
Newport -5 2 £34,000 -9.87%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £40,000 -
SEO
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for SEO.

1 7 (58.33%) Marketing
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) PHP
3 5 (41.67%) Web Development
3 5 (41.67%) WordPress
4 4 (33.33%) Social Media
4 4 (33.33%) Google
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) User Experience
4 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 3 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (25.00%) Sass
5 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) Pay per click
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Web Usability
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Ajax
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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%) WordPress
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) concrete5
2 1 (8.33%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) AdWords
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
2 1 (8.33%) Ingres
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) gulp
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (58.33%) Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (8.33%) Games
4 1 (8.33%) Interactive Media
4 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing Executive
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing Manager
3 2 (16.67%) PPC Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Resourcer
3 2 (16.67%) SEO Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Product Owner
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) Sass
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) LESS
4 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (8.33%) Compass CSS Framework
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
5 1 (8.33%) React
5 1 (8.33%) SAPUI5
5 1 (8.33%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Social Media
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Fintech
2 2 (16.67%) W3C
3 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Web Development
2 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 3 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Pay per click
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Content Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Contract Management
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 2 (16.67%) Expense Management
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Process Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Web Usability
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (41.67%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Actian
2 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) Talend