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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 122 124 113
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing SEO 3 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.14% 0.69% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.84% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 29
Average salary £35,500 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.33% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,460 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
1734 2032 1819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 83.05% 82.13% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1615 1553
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +4 2 £40,500 +37.28% 4
Peterborough -8 1 £33,000 -22.35%
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Search Engine Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) UX Design
2 1 (33.33%) Market Research
2 1 (33.33%) Online Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) New Media
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Retail

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
1 1 (33.33%) New Media
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Pay per click
1 1 (33.33%) Direct Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Search Engine Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) UX Design
1 1 (33.33%) Market Research
1 1 (33.33%) Online Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
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