The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 97 100 121
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs citing SEO 3 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.83% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.96% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Median salary £23,500 £49,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.52% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
883 1248 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.83% 86.43% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 749 1063 1177
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for SEO.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) WordPress
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ADO
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Code Coverage
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) WordPress
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ADO
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Code Coverage
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft