Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 95 127
Rank change year-on-year -11 +32 +12
Permanent jobs citing SEO 8 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.51% 0.82% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.89% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 12
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £24,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.47% +2.08% -22.58%
10th Percentile £22,475 £19,000 £21,025
90th Percentile £49,875 £45,000 £28,625
Wales median annual salary £49,039 £49,039 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +63.46% -3.23%

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 1,377 1,237 1,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 87.60% 91.90% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,138 1,092 1,770
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.96%
10th Percentile £25,315 £23,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 -25 6 £42,500 +84.78%
Newport +3 1 £50,000 +47.06%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £42,500 - 1
SEO
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SEO.

1 7 (87.50%) Marketing
2 6 (75.00%) CMS
2 6 (75.00%) Content Management
3 4 (50.00%) Content Writing
3 4 (50.00%) B2B
3 4 (50.00%) Publishing
3 4 (50.00%) Blog
3 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (50.00%) WordPress
3 4 (50.00%) Social Media
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Interactive Media
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Cordova

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 6 (75.00%) CMS
2 4 (50.00%) WordPress
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 7 (87.50%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Writer
2 2 (25.00%) Production Executive
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) React Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blog
1 4 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Content Management
2 4 (50.00%) B2B
2 4 (50.00%) Content Writing
2 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Internet Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore