The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 114 122 129
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs citing SEO 11 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% 0.30% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.40% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1432 1506 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.85% 75.11% 71.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1280 1277
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SEO
Cambridgeshire

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 April 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 10 (71.43%) Photoshop
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) Marketing
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) Adobe
4 6 (42.86%) Google
4 6 (42.86%) Analytics
5 5 (35.71%) Google Analytics
5 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (28.57%) Games
6 4 (28.57%) Pay per click
6 4 (28.57%) PHP
6 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
7 3 (21.43%) Digital Media
7 3 (21.43%) Fireworks
7 3 (21.43%) Ajax
7 3 (21.43%) XHTML
8 2 (14.29%) CMS
8 2 (14.29%) Web Design
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) Law
8 2 (14.29%) Legal
8 2 (14.29%) Internet
8 2 (14.29%) W3C

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Photoshop
2 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (21.43%) Fireworks
4 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Google Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (71.43%) Marketing
2 4 (28.57%) Games
3 2 (14.29%) Law
3 2 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Advertising
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Designer
3 3 (21.43%) User Experience Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) UI Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing Executive
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing Executive
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) CSS3
4 3 (21.43%) Ajax
4 3 (21.43%) XHTML
5 1 (7.14%) script.aculo.us
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Digital Media
2 2 (14.29%) W3C
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
2 2 (14.29%) Copywriting
3 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Pay per click
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Website Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (7.14%) Online Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Adobe
1 6 (42.86%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Facebook
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter
2 1 (7.14%) Omniture
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