The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 132 127
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5  
Permanent jobs citing SEO 8 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.46% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.26% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 5
Median salary £31,250 £31,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.80% +12.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1529 1938 1786
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.38% 88.61% 84.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1491 1471
Median salary £46,614 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.94% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

SEO
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for SEO in Cambridgeshire

SEO
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SEO in Cambridgeshire

SEO
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +9 6 £30,000 -14.28%
Peterborough +2 2 £33,750 +21.62%
SEO
East of England

SEO
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SEO.

1 10 (58.82%) HTML
1 10 (58.82%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) WordPress
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Web Design
6 5 (29.41%) MVC
6 5 (29.41%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) Python
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) Web Development
7 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) PHP
7 4 (23.53%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) MySQL
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) MS Office
8 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
8 3 (17.65%) Drupal
8 3 (17.65%) Marketing
8 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (17.65%) Analytics
8 3 (17.65%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (17.65%) Sass
8 3 (17.65%) LESS
8 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
9 2 (11.76%) Code Coverage
9 2 (11.76%) .NET Core

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 8 (47.06%) WordPress
2 3 (17.65%) Drupal
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
3 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (11.76%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Database Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Database Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SEO Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Web Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Webmaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) CSS
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) LESS
4 3 (17.65%) Sass
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Core
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.76%) CSS3
5 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) Node.js
5 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) RESTful
5 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (11.76%) Social Media
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Blog
2 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Web Design
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) Web Development
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile First
5 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) cPanel
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix