The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 195 210
Rank change year-on-year -16 +15  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 23 48 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.92% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.04% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 37
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +12.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,800
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4784 4629 5203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.28% 88.34% 86.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3945 3890 4351
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

SEO
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for SEO in the South West

SEO
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in the South West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in the South West

SEO
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Dorset +2 9 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Gloucestershire +11 5 £50,000 +122.22%
Bristol -20 4 £32,500 -
Somerset -1 3 £47,500 +46.15%
Devon -3 2 £23,000 -16.36% 2
Cornwall - 2 £23,000 - 1
SEO
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for SEO.

1 28 (57.14%) Analytics
2 24 (48.98%) Google
3 23 (46.94%) HTML
4 22 (44.90%) Google Analytics
5 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 20 (40.82%) Web Development
7 19 (38.78%) CSS
8 18 (36.73%) E-Commerce
9 15 (30.61%) Marketing
10 14 (28.57%) Sass
11 12 (24.49%) Pay per click
11 12 (24.49%) jQuery
11 12 (24.49%) LESS
11 12 (24.49%) Retail
12 11 (22.45%) MVC
12 11 (22.45%) OOP
12 11 (22.45%) PHP
13 10 (20.41%) MySQL
13 10 (20.41%) User Experience
13 10 (20.41%) Performance Metrics
14 9 (18.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (18.37%) Fredhopper
14 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
14 9 (18.37%) ATG
14 9 (18.37%) CMS
15 8 (16.33%) LAMP
15 8 (16.33%) Windows
15 8 (16.33%) Internet
15 8 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
16 7 (14.29%) Digital Marketing

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (18.37%) CMS
2 7 (14.29%) Apache
3 4 (8.16%) WordPress
4 1 (2.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (4.08%) GIMP
1 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Fredhopper
2 3 (6.12%) Magento
3 1 (2.04%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 22 (44.90%) Google Analytics
2 7 (14.29%) AdWords
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) MySQL
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) Endeca
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.16%) Grunt
2 4 (8.16%) gulp
3 2 (4.08%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (30.61%) Marketing
2 12 (24.49%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Finance
4 3 (6.12%) Advertising
5 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.08%) Publishing
6 1 (2.04%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Web Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Web Manager
4 7 (14.29%) UI Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 6 (12.24%) Marketing Manager
5 6 (12.24%) Web UI Developer
6 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) SEO Manager
7 3 (6.12%) UI/UX Developer
7 3 (6.12%) UX Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Account Manager
8 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Content Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Account Manager
8 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce Web Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.08%) PPC Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Search Manager
8 2 (4.08%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) HTML
2 19 (38.78%) CSS
3 14 (28.57%) Sass
4 12 (24.49%) jQuery
4 12 (24.49%) LESS
5 9 (18.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (16.33%) LAMP
7 6 (12.24%) Ajax
8 5 (10.20%) .NET
9 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
9 4 (8.16%) JSON
9 4 (8.16%) Node.js
9 4 (8.16%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (8.16%) Twig
10 3 (6.12%) CSS3
10 3 (6.12%) HTML5
11 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.08%) XML
12 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) User Experience
2 6 (12.24%) Social Media
3 5 (10.20%) Blog
4 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Analytics
2 20 (40.82%) Web Development
3 18 (36.73%) E-Commerce
4 12 (24.49%) Pay per click
5 11 (22.45%) MVC
5 11 (22.45%) OOP
6 10 (20.41%) Performance Metrics
7 8 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (14.29%) Web Design
9 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.24%) Marketing Strategy
9 6 (12.24%) Scrum
9 6 (12.24%) Wireframes
10 5 (10.20%) Web Analytics
11 4 (8.16%) Content Marketing
11 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.08%) Content Development
12 2 (4.08%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
12 2 (4.08%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 11 (22.45%) PHP
3 5 (10.20%) C#
3 5 (10.20%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Google
2 9 (18.37%) ATG
3 4 (8.16%) Adobe
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Facebook
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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