The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank - 51 52
Permanent jobs citing SEO 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 0.88% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.17% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
SEO
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
335 256 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 87.70% 75.07% 72.84%
Number of salaries quoted 288 236 195
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

SEO
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

SEO Salary Trend in Portsmouth

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) Flash
1 5 (100.00%) XHTML
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) WSDL
1 5 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe
1 5 (100.00%) Fireworks
1 5 (100.00%) Web Design
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) WCAG
1 5 (100.00%) WAI
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 5 (100.00%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Software Development Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) Flash
1 5 (100.00%) XHTML
1 5 (100.00%) WSDL
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Web Design
1 5 (100.00%) Online Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) WCAG
1 5 (100.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe