The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 108 98 120
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Permanent jobs citing SEO 8 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.46% 1.05% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.32% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 10
Average salary £29,500 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.36% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,460 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £65,000 £35,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
SEO
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1442 1212 1512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.03% 79.42% 75.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 1062 1320
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SEO
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SEO Salary Trend in Cambridge

SEO
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO.

1 24 (82.76%) HTML
2 22 (75.86%) Marketing
3 18 (62.07%) CSS
4 15 (51.72%) Google
4 15 (51.72%) Analytics
5 14 (48.28%) Google Analytics
6 11 (37.93%) Copywriting
7 10 (34.48%) XML
8 9 (31.03%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
9 7 (24.14%) PHP
9 7 (24.14%) Internet
9 7 (24.14%) Web Development
9 7 (24.14%) Degree
10 6 (20.69%) Retail
10 6 (20.69%) CMS
11 5 (17.24%) MySQL
11 5 (17.24%) DOM
11 5 (17.24%) OO
11 5 (17.24%) XHTML
11 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
11 5 (17.24%) Subversion
11 5 (17.24%) Content Management
11 5 (17.24%) JIRA
11 5 (17.24%) Jasmine
11 5 (17.24%) Node.js
11 5 (17.24%) REST
11 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
11 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
11 5 (17.24%) Grunt

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing SEO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SEO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) CMS
2 5 (17.24%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Subversion
1 5 (17.24%) JIRA
1 5 (17.24%) Jasmine
1 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
1 5 (17.24%) Grunt
1 5 (17.24%) Karma Test Runner
1 5 (17.24%) Firebug
1 5 (17.24%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (75.86%) Marketing
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Copywriter
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.45%) PPC Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience Designer
4 1 (3.45%) Designer
4 1 (3.45%) PPC Manager
4 1 (3.45%) PPC Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) PPC Executive
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) HTML
2 18 (62.07%) CSS
3 10 (34.48%) XML
4 5 (17.24%) DOM
4 5 (17.24%) XHTML
4 5 (17.24%) REST
4 5 (17.24%) LESS
4 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
4 5 (17.24%) Semantic HTML
4 5 (17.24%) jQuery
4 5 (17.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Copywriting
2 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) Digital Media
4 3 (10.34%) Social Media
5 2 (6.90%) Blog
6 1 (3.45%) Streaming Video
6 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Analytics
2 9 (31.03%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (24.14%) Web Development
4 5 (17.24%) OO
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) Content Management
4 5 (17.24%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (10.34%) Pay per click
5 3 (10.34%) Marketing Strategy
6 2 (6.90%) Information Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Website Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.45%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Web Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
1 7 (24.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Omniture
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