The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for SEO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 112 108
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.48% 0.068% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.076% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -9.67%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year - +12.90%  

SEO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1141 1321 1221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 91.28% 89.93% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1010 1004
Median salary £45,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.24% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing SEO as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SEO in Cambridge

SEO
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for SEO in Cambridge

SEO
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Cambridge over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) WordPress
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Web Design
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (18.18%) NServiceBus
5 2 (18.18%) Sass
5 2 (18.18%) LESS
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch

SEO
Co-occurring 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 (45.45%) WordPress
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
2 2 (18.18%) Drupal
2 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (18.18%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Database Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Database Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) ADO
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) LESS
3 2 (18.18%) LINQ
3 2 (18.18%) Lucene
3 2 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (18.18%) Sass
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (27.27%) Web Design
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Code Coverage
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile First
3 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft