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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 109 106 114
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.073% 1.22% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 1.46% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 8
Average salary £45,500 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.23% -26.25%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
1166 1512 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.80% 83.77% 79.54%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1187 1139
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) BBC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Laravel
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
2 1 (25.00%) BBC
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
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