The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 92 97
Rank change year-on-year +45 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 44 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.43% 0.62% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 0.74% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 43 7 10
Median salary £49,039 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +104.32% -4.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 906 1080 1233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 91.15% 84.18% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 779 929 1004
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

SEO
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for SEO in Wales

SEO
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Wales over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in Wales

SEO
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Wales +15 35 £49,039 -
South Wales +23 9 £32,500 +35.41% 1
SEO
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for SEO.

1 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) Service Delivery
3 24 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 24 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 23 (38.33%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 15 (25.00%) Ansible
6 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 15 (25.00%) Puppet
6 15 (25.00%) Linux
7 14 (23.33%) Unix
7 14 (23.33%) Business Transformation
7 14 (23.33%) ServiceNow
8 13 (21.67%) Server Virtualisation
8 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (20.00%) Degree
9 12 (20.00%) Java
9 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 10 (16.67%) MongoDB
10 10 (16.67%) Analytics
11 9 (15.00%) High Availability
11 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.00%) Project Management
12 8 (13.33%) ITIL
12 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
12 8 (13.33%) CSS
12 8 (13.33%) ITSM
12 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (11.67%) Software Delivery
13 7 (11.67%) Customer Requirements

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (3.33%) Alfresco
1 2 (3.33%) CMS
1 2 (3.33%) Documentum
1 2 (3.33%) Drupal
1 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.33%) FileNet
1 2 (3.33%) Liferay
1 2 (3.33%) LiveCycle
1 2 (3.33%) LiveLink
1 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) concrete5
2 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (38.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (5.00%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) GSM
1 3 (5.00%) SNMP
2 2 (3.33%) DHCP
2 2 (3.33%) DNS
2 2 (3.33%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) LDAP
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.33%) GIS
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQLite
5 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (3.33%) Ant
3 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.33%) Subversion
3 2 (3.33%) TestDirector
3 2 (3.33%) Xcode
4 1 (1.67%) Grunt
4 1 (1.67%) gulp
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Publishing
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (28.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 17 (28.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Database Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Security Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Security Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) CSS
2 6 (10.00%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) HTML
3 5 (8.33%) HTML5
4 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (6.67%) jQuery
5 3 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (5.00%) React
5 3 (5.00%) RequireJS
6 2 (3.33%) Angular 2
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Flex
6 2 (3.33%) CSS3
6 2 (3.33%) Dojo
6 2 (3.33%) Ext JS
6 2 (3.33%) JSR 170
6 2 (3.33%) Sass
6 2 (3.33%) Sencha Touch
6 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.33%) CESG
3 5 (8.33%) Social Media
4 4 (6.67%) User Experience
5 2 (3.33%) Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.67%) Blog
6 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.67%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Linux
2 14 (23.33%) Unix
3 4 (6.67%) AIX
3 4 (6.67%) HPUX
3 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Android
4 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.33%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) Service Delivery
3 24 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 24 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 16 (26.67%) Mentoring
5 14 (23.33%) Business Transformation
6 13 (21.67%) Server Virtualisation
7 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 10 (16.67%) Analytics
9 9 (15.00%) High Availability
9 9 (15.00%) Project Management
10 8 (13.33%) ITIL
10 8 (13.33%) ITSM
11 7 (11.67%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (11.67%) OO
11 7 (11.67%) OOP
11 7 (11.67%) Software Delivery
12 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
13 5 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (8.33%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) Java
2 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.67%) C#
3 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.00%) C++
4 3 (5.00%) Python
4 3 (5.00%) SQL
5 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) CISM
3 5 (8.33%) CISSP
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
2 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (25.00%) Ansible
1 15 (25.00%) Puppet
2 6 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (6.67%) Terraform
4 3 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) SCCM
5 2 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) ServiceNow
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.67%) BMC
4 6 (10.00%) IBM
4 6 (10.00%) Oracle
5 5 (8.33%) Adobe
5 5 (8.33%) Sitecore
6 4 (6.67%) HP
6 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.00%) CA
7 3 (5.00%) Clearswift
7 3 (5.00%) Google
7 3 (5.00%) LogRhythm
8 2 (3.33%) Apple
8 2 (3.33%) FatWire
8 2 (3.33%) OpenText
8 2 (3.33%) Sencha
8 2 (3.33%) Veritas
8 2 (3.33%) VMware
8 2 (3.33%) Xerox
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
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