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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Link Building
UK
Rank 844 912 871
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -41
Permanent jobs citing Link Building 13 34 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.033% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.017% 0.038% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 45
Median salary £34,000 £31,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.80% -29.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%

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
74798 90228 92581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.80% 88.29% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 61505 74906 75759
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 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 February 2017 within the UK.

Link Building Salary Histogram in the UK

Link Building
Top 9 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 24 February 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
England +78 13 £34,000 +7.93% 7
London +72 8 £34,000 -8.10% 1
East of England - 3 £45,000 -
North West -14 2 £23,750 +5.55% 4
Chorley - 2 £23,750 -
Lancashire - 2 £23,750 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
City of London - 1 £32,500 -
Essex - 1 £45,000 -

Link Building
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 27 (100.00%) SEO
2 19 (70.37%) Marketing
3 17 (62.96%) Analytics
4 15 (55.56%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (51.85%) Google
6 11 (40.74%) Google Analytics
7 10 (37.04%) HTML
7 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
8 9 (33.33%) Advertising
8 9 (33.33%) Web Analytics
9 8 (29.63%) Social Media
10 6 (22.22%) Algorithms
11 5 (18.52%) CMS
11 5 (18.52%) Pay per click
11 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (14.81%) AdWords
12 4 (14.81%) Copywriting
13 3 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 3 (11.11%) A/B Testing
13 3 (11.11%) WordPress
14 2 (7.41%) iPad
14 2 (7.41%) Website Architecture
14 2 (7.41%) Adobe Analytics
14 2 (7.41%) Tableau
14 2 (7.41%) Social Media Marketing
14 2 (7.41%) Line Management
14 2 (7.41%) Integrated Marketing
14 2 (7.41%) Content Writing
14 2 (7.41%) Tealium
14 2 (7.41%) Tag Management

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 5 (18.52%) CMS
2 3 (11.11%) WordPress
3 1 (3.70%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) WebTrends
2 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Google Analytics
2 4 (14.81%) AdWords
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (7.41%) Google Tag Manager
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 19 (70.37%) Marketing
2 9 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) SEO Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) SEO Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) SEO Executive
3 5 (18.52%) Senior SEO Executive
4 4 (14.81%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Marketing Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) SEO Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Content Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Copywriter
6 2 (7.41%) SEO Copywriter
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics Manager
7 1 (3.70%) PPC Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior SEO Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) SEO Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Social Media
2 6 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Blog
4 2 (7.41%) iPad
5 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) SEO
2 17 (62.96%) Analytics
3 15 (55.56%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
5 9 (33.33%) Web Analytics
6 5 (18.52%) Pay per click
7 4 (14.81%) Copywriting
8 3 (11.11%) A/B Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 2 (7.41%) Competitor Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Content Writing
9 2 (7.41%) Integrated Marketing
9 2 (7.41%) Line Management
9 2 (7.41%) Process Management
9 2 (7.41%) Project Management
9 2 (7.41%) Social Media Marketing
9 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) Statistics
9 2 (7.41%) Tag Management
9 2 (7.41%) Website Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) Tableau
2 2 (7.41%) Tealium
3 1 (3.70%) Optimizely
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