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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 102 109 116
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.64% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.79% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 6
Average salary £38,750 £35,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.39% -10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £31,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £44,250 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
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 1399 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.47% 81.34% 74.49%
Number of salaries quoted 958 1210 1255
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,448 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

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 1 April 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 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) WordPress
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) W3C
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) BBC
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Pay per click
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 2 (40.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) W3C
2 1 (20.00%) BBC
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) B2B
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (20.00%) Business Development
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing Strategy
1 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
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