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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 112 104 139
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +35
Permanent jobs citing SEO 21 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.83% 1.19% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.55% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 15
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,068 £29,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.58%
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
2029 1744 2223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.45% 77.13% 76.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1478 1925
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,450 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -2 19 £29,500 -26.25% 3
Peterborough -4 1 £42,500 +25.00%
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 34 (72.34%) HTML
2 32 (68.09%) Marketing
3 27 (57.45%) CSS
4 22 (46.81%) Analytics
5 21 (44.68%) Google
6 20 (42.55%) Google Analytics
7 15 (31.91%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
9 13 (27.66%) Copywriting
10 11 (23.40%) PHP
10 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
10 11 (23.40%) Pay per click
10 11 (23.40%) Web Development
11 10 (21.28%) XML
11 10 (21.28%) Internet
11 10 (21.28%) CMS
11 10 (21.28%) jQuery
11 10 (21.28%) HTML5
12 8 (17.02%) Retail
12 8 (17.02%) Degree
13 7 (14.89%) Photoshop
13 7 (14.89%) Content Management
14 6 (12.77%) MySQL
14 6 (12.77%) XHTML
14 6 (12.77%) Digital Media
15 5 (10.64%) DOM
15 5 (10.64%) OO
15 5 (10.64%) Subversion
15 5 (10.64%) JIRA
15 5 (10.64%) Firebug

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (21.28%) CMS
2 5 (10.64%) Node.js
3 3 (6.38%) WordPress
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.26%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.13%) MS Office
4 1 (2.13%) InDesign
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Subversion
1 5 (10.64%) JIRA
1 5 (10.64%) Firebug
1 5 (10.64%) Fiddler
1 5 (10.64%) Jasmine
1 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
1 5 (10.64%) Grunt
1 5 (10.64%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 32 (68.09%) Marketing
2 8 (17.02%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
3 2 (4.26%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Copywriter
2 9 (19.15%) Developer
3 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Junior
4 3 (6.38%) PPC Specialist
4 3 (6.38%) Designer
4 3 (6.38%) PPC Manager
4 3 (6.38%) PPC Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) PPC Executive
5 2 (4.26%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Digital Marketing Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Web Designer
5 2 (4.26%) Junior Developer
5 2 (4.26%) SEO Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) SEO Executive
5 2 (4.26%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Web Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (72.34%) HTML
2 27 (57.45%) CSS
3 10 (21.28%) XML
3 10 (21.28%) jQuery
3 10 (21.28%) HTML5
4 6 (12.77%) XHTML
5 5 (10.64%) REST
5 5 (10.64%) CSS3
5 5 (10.64%) LESS
5 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
5 5 (10.64%) Semantic HTML
5 5 (10.64%) DOM
6 2 (4.26%) .NET
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.13%) ATL
7 1 (2.13%) Flash
7 1 (2.13%) LAMP
7 1 (2.13%) Ajax
7 1 (2.13%) script.aculo.us
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Copywriting
2 6 (12.77%) Digital Media
3 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.51%) Social Media
5 2 (4.26%) Blog
6 1 (2.13%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.13%) Photography
6 1 (2.13%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Analytics
2 15 (31.91%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
3 11 (23.40%) Pay per click
3 11 (23.40%) Web Development
4 7 (14.89%) Content Management
5 5 (10.64%) OO
5 5 (10.64%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (8.51%) Information Architecture
6 4 (8.51%) Website Architecture
6 4 (8.51%) Marketing Strategy
6 4 (8.51%) Web Design
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) CRM
8 2 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.26%) Online Marketing
9 1 (2.13%) Time Management
9 1 (2.13%) Web Accessibility
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.13%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
2 11 (23.40%) PHP
3 2 (4.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Google
2 4 (8.51%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) Omniture
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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