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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 79 97 86
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 9 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.03% 0.16% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.20% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 11
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +80.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 746 1010 980
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 85.16% 81.65% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 640 852 852
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,100 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +14 7 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Newport - 2 £38,862 -
SEO
Wales

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SEO.

1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) Statistics
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 4 (26.67%) User Stories
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) Adobe
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Use Case
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) Sitecore
6 3 (20.00%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) User Experience
7 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
7 2 (13.33%) RequireJS
7 2 (13.33%) Typography
7 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (13.33%) Mobile App

SEO
Top Related 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 1 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (6.67%) Alfresco
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) concrete5
1 1 (6.67%) Documentum
1 1 (6.67%) Drupal
1 1 (6.67%) FileNet
1 1 (6.67%) Liferay
1 1 (6.67%) LiveCycle
1 1 (6.67%) LiveLink
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Business Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Designer
2 3 (20.00%) SEO Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
4 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (13.33%) RequireJS
4 1 (6.67%) Angular 2
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
4 1 (6.67%) Dojo
4 1 (6.67%) Java EE
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) JSR 170
4 1 (6.67%) React
4 1 (6.67%) Sass
4 1 (6.67%) Sencha Touch
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.67%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) Statistics
4 4 (26.67%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Use Case
4 4 (26.67%) User Stories
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) High Availability
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
6 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Typography
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
7 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (6.67%) Personalization
7 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Adobe
2 3 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) FatWire
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Interwoven
4 1 (6.67%) OpenText
4 1 (6.67%) Sencha
4 1 (6.67%) Tableau
4 1 (6.67%) Vignette
4 1 (6.67%) Xerox
Cardiff
Virtusa
Salary: £0 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago