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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
UK / Wales
Rank 83 101 90
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 16 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.47% 0.14% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.18% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 12
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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 938 1132 1120
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 86.37% 81.03% 84.91%
Number of salaries quoted 763 949 955
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
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 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
South Wales +18 8 £37,500 -16.66% 1
West Wales - 8 £36,116 - 4
SEO
UK

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

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

1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) CSS
3 9 (33.33%) HTML
3 9 (33.33%) Degree
4 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
4 8 (29.63%) Photoshop
5 7 (25.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
5 7 (25.93%) Typography
6 6 (22.22%) PHP
6 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Statistics
7 5 (18.52%) CESG
7 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (18.52%) RMADS
7 5 (18.52%) WordPress
7 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) Android
7 5 (18.52%) iPhone
7 5 (18.52%) Security Architecture
7 5 (18.52%) High Availability
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 5 (18.52%) XHTML
7 5 (18.52%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (18.52%) CISSP
7 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
7 5 (18.52%) Web Design
7 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment

SEO
Top Related 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 5 (18.52%) WordPress
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) concrete5
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Photoshop
2 7 (25.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (3.70%) MailChimp
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Designer
2 6 (22.22%) Web Designer
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Graphic Designer
3 5 (18.52%) Security Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Security Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SEO Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) CSS
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) XHTML
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
4 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (11.11%) RequireJS
5 2 (7.41%) CSS3
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) Sass
6 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) CESG
2 5 (18.52%) iPhone
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
4 1 (3.70%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) AIX
2 1 (3.70%) HPUX
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
3 7 (25.93%) Typography
4 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) Statistics
5 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (18.52%) High Availability
5 5 (18.52%) Information Security
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
5 5 (18.52%) SABSA
5 5 (18.52%) Security Architecture
5 5 (18.52%) Web Design
6 4 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Use Case
6 4 (14.81%) User Stories
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
7 3 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) PHP
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) R
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) CISM
2 5 (18.52%) CISSP
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (18.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Terraform
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
2 1 (3.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe
2 3 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) BMC
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Tableau
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
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