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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 100 102 109
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing SEO 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.36% 0.35% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.40% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 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%

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
963 1260 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.68% 87.50% 85.20%
Number of salaries quoted 836 1006 1059
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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
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 January 2017.

SEO Salary Histogram in Cambridge

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) WordPress
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Web Design
2 3 (60.00%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) ADO
3 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Code Coverage
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) 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 5 (100.00%) WordPress
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) LESS
2 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Portfolio Management
1 3 (60.00%) Web Design
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Code Coverage
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile First
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft