The table below looks at the statistics for Link Building skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Link Building over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Link Building
Rank 914 840 863
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +23
Permanent jobs citing Link Building 29 94 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.090% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.11% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 20 55 44
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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
88421 89510 88212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.23% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 73412 73509 70144
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average 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 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Link Building
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Link Building within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Link Building Salary Histogram in the UK

Link Building
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Link Building within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -55 28 £31,500 -18.70% 8
London -20 13 £34,000 -23.59% 1
Yorkshire +7 6 £30,000 +1.69%
North West +19 3 £21,500 -25.86% 6
West Yorkshire +4 3 £40,000 +35.59%
Leeds -1 3 £40,000 +35.59%
Doncaster - 3 £20,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £20,000 -
Manchester +10 2 £22,000 -24.13% 5
East Midlands -3 2 £29,500 - 1
South East -8 2 £60,000 +39.53%
West Midlands - 2 £29,750 -
Leicestershire - 2 £29,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £60,000 -
Reading - 2 £60,000 -
Leicester - 2 £29,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £29,750 -
Scotland +4 1 £30,000 -
Cheadle -5 1 £22,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £60,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £30,000 -
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
Southall - 1 £31,000 -
Warrington - 1 £20,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £20,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £60,000 -
Oxford - 1 £60,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £34,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £60,000 -

Link Building
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Link Building 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 Link Building.

1 53 (100.00%) SEO
2 43 (81.13%) Marketing
3 35 (66.04%) Analytics
4 29 (54.72%) Social Media
5 28 (52.83%) Google
5 28 (52.83%) HTML
6 23 (43.40%) CSS
7 22 (41.51%) Google Analytics
8 20 (37.74%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (32.08%) E-Commerce
9 17 (32.08%) Pay per click
10 16 (30.19%) Blog
11 14 (26.42%) Web Analytics
12 11 (20.75%) Copywriting
12 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (16.98%) Degree
13 9 (16.98%) Project Management
14 8 (15.09%) Algorithms
14 8 (15.09%) AdWords
14 8 (15.09%) Competitor Analysis
14 8 (15.09%) WordPress
15 7 (13.21%) Internet Marketing
15 7 (13.21%) Internet
15 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
15 7 (13.21%) CMS
15 7 (13.21%) Retail
16 6 (11.32%) Web Development
16 6 (11.32%) PHP
16 6 (11.32%) Time Management
16 6 (11.32%) Online Marketing

Link Building
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Link Building 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 Link Building. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.09%) WordPress
2 7 (13.21%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Drupal
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (41.51%) Google Analytics
2 8 (15.09%) AdWords
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (3.77%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
General
1 43 (81.13%) Marketing
2 7 (13.21%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Advertising
4 3 (5.66%) German Language
5 2 (3.77%) Brand Awareness
5 2 (3.77%) Finance
5 2 (3.77%) French Language
5 2 (3.77%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.89%) Automotive
6 1 (1.89%) Law
6 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) SEO Manager
2 11 (20.75%) SEO Executive
3 9 (16.98%) SEO Specialist
4 4 (7.55%) Account Manager
4 4 (7.55%) SEO Account Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Digital Executive
5 3 (5.66%) Digital Marketing Executive
5 3 (5.66%) Marketing Assistant
5 3 (5.66%) Marketing Executive
6 2 (3.77%) Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Digital Marketing Assistant
6 2 (3.77%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Marketing Manager
6 2 (3.77%) SEO Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Account Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (1.89%) Senior SEO Specialist
7 1 (1.89%) SEO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (52.83%) HTML
2 23 (43.40%) CSS
3 4 (7.55%) HTML5
3 4 (7.55%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) Ajax
4 1 (1.89%) jQuery
4 1 (1.89%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (54.72%) Social Media
2 16 (30.19%) Blog
3 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (20.75%) Copywriting
4 8 (15.09%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.77%) FMCG
6 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.77%) User Experience
7 1 (1.89%) iPad
7 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.89%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) SEO
2 35 (66.04%) Analytics
3 20 (37.74%) Digital Marketing
4 17 (32.08%) E-Commerce
4 17 (32.08%) Pay per click
5 14 (26.42%) Web Analytics
6 9 (16.98%) Project Management
7 8 (15.09%) Competitor Analysis
8 7 (13.21%) Internet Marketing
9 6 (11.32%) Online Marketing
9 6 (11.32%) Time Management
9 6 (11.32%) Web Development
10 5 (9.43%) Email Marketing
10 5 (9.43%) Marketing Strategy
10 5 (9.43%) Search Engine Marketing
11 4 (7.55%) B2B
11 4 (7.55%) Web Design
12 3 (5.66%) Service Management
12 3 (5.66%) Web Accessibility
13 2 (3.77%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.32%) PHP
3 4 (7.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) cPanel
1 1 (1.89%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Google
2 4 (7.55%) Facebook
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Adobe
4 2 (3.77%) Tableau
5 1 (1.89%) Hitwise
5 1 (1.89%) Marketo
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.89%) Twitter
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