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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 85 89
Rank change year-on-year +21 +4  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 8 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.12% 0.72% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.84% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 9
Median salary £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £28,250 £31,800
UK excluding London median salary £33,250 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.30% -  

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 642 957 1063
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 90.04% 85.60% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 550 836 899
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +9 7 £30,000 +25.00% 1
Newport - 1 - -
SEO
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 8 (47.06%) CSS
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Analytics
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Adobe
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) Marketing
4 5 (29.41%) HTML5
4 5 (29.41%) Social Media
5 4 (23.53%) Sitecore
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) User Experience
5 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
5 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
5 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Publishing
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 3 (17.65%) Google
6 3 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (17.65%) Web Design
6 3 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (17.65%) React
6 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design

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 2 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (11.76%) Alfresco
1 2 (11.76%) CMS
1 2 (11.76%) Documentum
1 2 (11.76%) Drupal
1 2 (11.76%) FileNet
1 2 (11.76%) Liferay
1 2 (11.76%) LiveCycle
1 2 (11.76%) LiveLink
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) concrete5
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.76%) SQLite
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Ant
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Jasmine
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
1 2 (11.76%) Xcode
2 1 (5.88%) Grunt
2 1 (5.88%) gulp
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) Publishing
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing Executive
3 2 (11.76%) Resourcer
3 2 (11.76%) SEO Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Product Owner
4 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) React
6 2 (11.76%) Angular 2
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) Java EE
6 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
6 2 (11.76%) RequireJS
6 2 (11.76%) Sass
6 2 (11.76%) Sencha Touch
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP
6 2 (11.76%) Spring
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) WebGL
6 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Social Media
2 4 (23.53%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Blog
4 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
4 1 (5.88%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (17.65%) Web Design
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Adaptive Web Design
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Expense Management
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) Personalization
4 2 (11.76%) Presales
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) Typography
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Adobe
2 4 (23.53%) Sitecore
3 3 (17.65%) Google
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) FatWire
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Interwoven
4 2 (11.76%) OpenText
4 2 (11.76%) Sencha
4 2 (11.76%) Vignette
4 2 (11.76%) Xerox
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago