The table below looks at the statistics for Link Building skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Link Building over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Link Building
Rank 892 931 866
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -65
Permanent jobs citing Link Building 35 53 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.048% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.055% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 63
Median salary £29,000 £32,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £28,750 £27,750
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +3.60%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86074 96066 99488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.83% 87.26% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71841 78584 80267
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Link Building
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Link Building as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Link Building Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Link Building
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Link Building within the UK.

Link Building Salary Trend in the UK

Link Building
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Link Building over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 within the UK.

Link Building Salary Histogram in the UK

Link Building
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Link Building within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +7 33 £31,250 -3.84% 4
London +27 9 £35,750 -8.33% 3
Manchester +17 8 £27,000 -16.92%
North West +14 8 £27,000 -6.08%
West Midlands 0 5 £27,500 +10.00% 1
South East +10 3 £35,000 +37.25%
East Midlands +6 3 £32,500 -
Leicestershire +1 3 £32,500 -
Yorkshire +22 2 £26,000 -25.71%
Cardiff - 2 £22,500 -
South Wales - 2 £22,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £28,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £18,500 -
Surrey - 2 £35,000 -
Bury - 2 £28,500 -
Doncaster - 2 £26,000 -
Tamworth - 2 £28,000 -
Guildford - 2 £35,000 -
Rugby - 2 £18,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £26,000 -
Wales - 2 £22,500 -
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £20,000 -

Link Building
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Link Building also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Link Building.

1 60 (100.00%) SEO
2 49 (81.67%) Marketing
3 45 (75.00%) Analytics
4 35 (58.33%) HTML
5 31 (51.67%) Google
6 28 (46.67%) Google Analytics
7 25 (41.67%) Digital Marketing
8 24 (40.00%) CSS
9 21 (35.00%) E-Commerce
10 18 (30.00%) CMS
10 18 (30.00%) WordPress
11 17 (28.33%) Pay per click
12 16 (26.67%) Social Media
13 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (21.67%) Web Analytics
14 12 (20.00%) Web Development
14 12 (20.00%) Content Management
15 9 (15.00%) Internet
15 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
15 9 (15.00%) AdWords
15 9 (15.00%) Actionable Insight
16 8 (13.33%) Algorithms
16 8 (13.33%) Online Marketing
16 8 (13.33%) Advertising
17 7 (11.67%) Project Management
17 7 (11.67%) Degree
17 7 (11.67%) Magento
17 7 (11.67%) Email Marketing
18 5 (8.33%) Joomla!
19 4 (6.67%) Competitor Analysis

Link Building
Top Related IT Skills 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 18 (30.00%) CMS
1 18 (30.00%) WordPress
2 5 (8.33%) Joomla!
3 3 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.67%) Drupal
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (46.67%) Google Analytics
2 9 (15.00%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) FTP
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 49 (81.67%) Marketing
2 8 (13.33%) Advertising
3 4 (6.67%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.33%) Publishing
6 1 (1.67%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) SEO Executive
2 14 (23.33%) SEO Manager
3 4 (6.67%) Consultant
3 4 (6.67%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 4 (6.67%) Marketing Manager
3 4 (6.67%) SEO Consultant
4 3 (5.00%) Account Manager
4 3 (5.00%) Developer
4 3 (5.00%) Digital Executive
4 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing Executive
4 3 (5.00%) Marketing Executive
4 3 (5.00%) Senior SEO Executive
4 3 (5.00%) SEO Account Manager
4 3 (5.00%) SEO Specialist
5 2 (3.33%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) Digital Marketing Specialist
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing Specialist
5 2 (3.33%) Online Marketing Assistant
5 2 (3.33%) SEO Expert
5 2 (3.33%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (58.33%) HTML
2 24 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (5.00%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Social Media
2 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.33%) Blog
4 2 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) SEO
2 45 (75.00%) Analytics
3 25 (41.67%) Digital Marketing
4 21 (35.00%) E-Commerce
5 17 (28.33%) Pay per click
6 13 (21.67%) Web Analytics
7 12 (20.00%) Content Management
7 12 (20.00%) Web Development
8 9 (15.00%) Actionable Insight
9 8 (13.33%) Online Marketing
10 7 (11.67%) Email Marketing
10 7 (11.67%) Project Management
11 4 (6.67%) Affiliate Network
11 4 (6.67%) B2B
11 4 (6.67%) Competitor Analysis
11 4 (6.67%) CRM
11 4 (6.67%) Social Media Management
11 4 (6.67%) Website Architecture
12 3 (5.00%) Affiliate Marketing
12 3 (5.00%) Internet Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.00%) C#
2 3 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) MBA
2 1 (1.67%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Google
2 3 (5.00%) Optimizely
3 1 (1.67%) Facebook
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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