The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 124 110 135
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing SEO 10 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.41% 1.26% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.60% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 25
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £30,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
SEO
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1975 1753 2309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.18% 78.75% 76.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1509 1982
Average salary £43,450 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SEO
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEO across the Cambridgeshire region.

SEO Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

SEO
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SEO across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SEO Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

SEO
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -12 7 £29,500 -21.85% 1
Peterborough -3 2 £16,000 -54.28% 1
Ely - 1 £30,000 -
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 33 (78.57%) HTML
2 27 (64.29%) CSS
2 27 (64.29%) Marketing
3 22 (52.38%) Analytics
4 19 (45.24%) Google
5 18 (42.86%) Google Analytics
6 13 (30.95%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (28.57%) Copywriting
7 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 10 (23.81%) PHP
8 10 (23.81%) XML
8 10 (23.81%) Internet
8 10 (23.81%) Web Development
8 10 (23.81%) CMS
9 9 (21.43%) HTML5
10 8 (19.05%) jQuery
10 8 (19.05%) Degree
11 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 7 (16.67%) Photoshop
11 7 (16.67%) Content Management
11 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (14.29%) Social Media
12 6 (14.29%) Retail
12 6 (14.29%) Pay per click
12 6 (14.29%) MySQL
13 5 (11.90%) OO
13 5 (11.90%) XHTML
13 5 (11.90%) DOM
13 5 (11.90%) Adobe
13 5 (11.90%) JIRA

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (23.81%) CMS
2 5 (11.90%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (7.14%) InDesign
3 3 (7.14%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (7.14%) MS Office
4 1 (2.38%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Subversion
1 5 (11.90%) JIRA
1 5 (11.90%) Firebug
1 5 (11.90%) Fiddler
1 5 (11.90%) Jasmine
1 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
1 5 (11.90%) Grunt
1 5 (11.90%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 27 (64.29%) Marketing
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Copywriter
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Junior
4 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Web Producer
6 2 (4.76%) SEO Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Junior Web Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Designer
7 1 (2.38%) PPC Manager
7 1 (2.38%) PPC Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) PPC Executive
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 1 (2.38%) User Experience Designer
7 1 (2.38%) PPC Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Marketing Manager
7 1 (2.38%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (78.57%) HTML
2 27 (64.29%) CSS
3 10 (23.81%) XML
4 9 (21.43%) HTML5
5 8 (19.05%) jQuery
6 5 (11.90%) REST
6 5 (11.90%) LESS
6 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.90%) Semantic HTML
6 5 (11.90%) DOM
6 5 (11.90%) XHTML
7 4 (9.52%) CSS3
8 2 (4.76%) .NET
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.38%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Copywriting
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.29%) Social Media
4 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
5 4 (9.52%) Digital Media
6 3 (7.14%) Video Editing
7 2 (4.76%) Blog
8 1 (2.38%) Streaming Video
8 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
8 1 (2.38%) Photography
8 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Analytics
2 13 (30.95%) Digital Marketing
3 10 (23.81%) Web Development
4 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 7 (16.67%) Content Management
5 6 (14.29%) Pay per click
6 5 (11.90%) Rapid Prototyping
6 5 (11.90%) OO
7 4 (9.52%) Information Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) Website Architecture
8 3 (7.14%) Marketing Strategy
8 3 (7.14%) CRM
8 3 (7.14%) Project Management
8 3 (7.14%) Line Management
9 1 (2.38%) Time Management
9 1 (2.38%) Online Marketing
9 1 (2.38%) MVC
9 1 (2.38%) Web Design
9 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.81%) PHP
3 2 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Google
2 5 (11.90%) Adobe
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Omniture
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