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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 113 105 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing SEO 1 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.061% 0.35% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.43% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 9
Average salary - £36,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +43.13%
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +3.17%
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
1330 1170 1235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.50% 82.45% 71.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 980 1042
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) DOM
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Pay per click
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Firebug
2 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (33.33%) WordPress
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Firebug
1 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Grunt
1 1 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) DOM
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) LESS
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Pay per click
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago