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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Link Building
Rank 890 887 883
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Link Building 27 64 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.060% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.069% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 51
Median salary £32,500 £34,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +25.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £23,050 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,900 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £33,750 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-12.59% +22.72%

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
86377 92187 101946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.85% 86.40% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 71946 74977 82884
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 31 May 2016 within the UK.

Link Building Salary Histogram in the UK

Link Building
Top 21 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 31 May 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 -9 25 £32,500 -5.79% 4
London -13 10 £42,000 +21.73%
North West +15 5 £29,500 -9.23% 2
Manchester +8 5 £29,500 -12.59%
City of London +37 3 £42,500 +25.00%
South East +26 3 £32,500 +47.72% 1
Yorkshire +2 3 £22,000 -
Doncaster - 3 £22,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £22,000 -
Berkshire +9 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £22,500 -
South Wales - 2 £22,500 -
Wales - 2 £22,500 -
Leicestershire +9 1 £32,500 -
East Midlands +8 1 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £28,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £28,000 - 1
Surrey - 1 £32,500 -
Tamworth - 1 £28,000 - 1
Guildford - 1 £32,500 -

Link Building
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 61 (100.00%) SEO
2 48 (78.69%) Marketing
3 40 (65.57%) Analytics
4 34 (55.74%) HTML
5 30 (49.18%) Google
6 24 (39.34%) CSS
7 23 (37.70%) Digital Marketing
8 22 (36.07%) Google Analytics
9 21 (34.43%) Pay per click
9 21 (34.43%) Social Media
10 18 (29.51%) Web Analytics
10 18 (29.51%) E-Commerce
11 15 (24.59%) WordPress
12 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
13 10 (16.39%) Algorithms
14 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (14.75%) Online Marketing
14 9 (14.75%) CMS
15 8 (13.11%) Advertising
15 8 (13.11%) Project Management
15 8 (13.11%) Email Marketing
16 7 (11.48%) B2B
16 7 (11.48%) Magento
17 6 (9.84%) AdWords
17 6 (9.84%) Internet
17 6 (9.84%) Finance
17 6 (9.84%) Web Design
17 6 (9.84%) Internet Marketing
17 6 (9.84%) Web Development
18 5 (8.20%) Retail

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 15 (24.59%) WordPress
2 9 (14.75%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.64%) Drupal
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.07%) Google Analytics
2 6 (9.84%) AdWords
3 2 (3.28%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
General
1 48 (78.69%) Marketing
2 8 (13.11%) Advertising
3 6 (9.84%) Finance
4 5 (8.20%) Retail
5 3 (4.92%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (1.64%) German Language
6 1 (1.64%) Law
6 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) SEO Manager
2 15 (24.59%) SEO Executive
3 6 (9.84%) SEO Specialist
4 5 (8.20%) Account Manager
4 5 (8.20%) SEO Account Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Marketing Assistant
5 3 (4.92%) Senior SEO Executive
5 3 (4.92%) SEO Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Account Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Digital Marketing Executive
6 2 (3.28%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Digital Marketing Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) Marketing Executive
6 2 (3.28%) Marketing Manager
6 2 (3.28%) PPC Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) Search Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (55.74%) HTML
2 24 (39.34%) CSS
3 4 (6.56%) XML
4 2 (3.28%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.64%) Ajax
5 1 (1.64%) HTML5
5 1 (1.64%) jQuery
5 1 (1.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Social Media
2 10 (16.39%) Algorithms
3 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.20%) Copywriting
5 4 (6.56%) Blog
6 3 (4.92%) Digital Media
6 3 (4.92%) iPad
7 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.28%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) SEO
2 40 (65.57%) Analytics
3 23 (37.70%) Digital Marketing
4 21 (34.43%) Pay per click
5 18 (29.51%) E-Commerce
5 18 (29.51%) Web Analytics
6 9 (14.75%) Online Marketing
7 8 (13.11%) Email Marketing
7 8 (13.11%) Project Management
8 7 (11.48%) B2B
9 6 (9.84%) Internet Marketing
9 6 (9.84%) Web Design
9 6 (9.84%) Web Development
10 5 (8.20%) Content Development
10 5 (8.20%) Marketing Strategy
11 4 (6.56%) Competitor Analysis
11 4 (6.56%) CRM
11 4 (6.56%) Search Engine Marketing
11 4 (6.56%) Time Management
12 3 (4.92%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.28%) C#
2 2 (3.28%) PHP
2 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) MBA
2 1 (1.64%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) MOM
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Google
2 5 (8.20%) Facebook
3 4 (6.56%) Optimizely
4 2 (3.28%) Tableau
4 2 (3.28%) Twitter
5 1 (1.64%) Hitwise
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
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