The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Link Building skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Link Building over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Link Building
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 917 895
Rank change year-on-year +82 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Link Building 17 33 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.032% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.036% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 34
Median salary £34,000 £32,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.61% -26.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £20,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,750 £30,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -20.83% -21.05%  

Link Building is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76216 92627 93645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.14% 88.57% 86.99%
Number of salaries quoted 62695 76706 75786
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Link Building
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Link Building as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Link Building 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.

Salary trend for Link Building in the UK

Link Building
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Link Building over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Link Building in the UK

Link Building
Top 17 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 30 March 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 +60 17 £34,000 +4.61% 8
London +58 7 £34,000 -15.00% 2
North West -21 4 £22,500 -13.46% 2
Chorley - 4 £22,500 -
Lancashire - 4 £22,500 -
South East +62 3 £21,500 -64.16% 1
Oxfordshire +2 2 £21,500 -64.16%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £21,500 -
West Midlands +30 1 £28,500 -9.52% 1
Yorkshire +25 1 £26,500 +32.50%
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
Essex - 1 £45,000 -
Camberley - 1 £45,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £26,500 -
Harrogate - 1 £26,500 -
Coventry - 1 £28,500 -
Surrey - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 30 (100.00%) SEO
2 23 (76.67%) Marketing
3 17 (56.67%) Analytics
4 15 (50.00%) Google
5 14 (46.67%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (40.00%) Social Media
7 11 (36.67%) Google Analytics
8 9 (30.00%) Web Analytics
8 9 (30.00%) HTML
8 9 (30.00%) Content Marketing
9 7 (23.33%) Copywriting
9 7 (23.33%) Advertising
9 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
9 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (20.00%) AdWords
11 5 (16.67%) Degree
12 4 (13.33%) CMS
12 4 (13.33%) Pay per click
12 4 (13.33%) Blog
12 4 (13.33%) iPad
12 4 (13.33%) Algorithms
12 4 (13.33%) Marketing Strategy
12 4 (13.33%) Social Media Marketing
12 4 (13.33%) Content Writing
13 3 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 3 (10.00%) A/B Testing
14 2 (6.67%) Statistics
14 2 (6.67%) Web Development
14 2 (6.67%) Adobe
14 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management

Link Building
Co-occurring 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 4 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Google Analytics
2 6 (20.00%) AdWords
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (6.67%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
General
1 23 (76.67%) Marketing
2 7 (23.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) SEO Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) SEO Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Digital Marketing Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Marketing Manager
3 5 (16.67%) SEO Executive
4 4 (13.33%) Content Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Copywriter
4 4 (13.33%) Senior SEO Executive
4 4 (13.33%) SEO Copywriter
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) SEO Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Graduate
6 2 (6.67%) Graduate Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Marketing Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Web Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Marketing Executive
7 1 (3.33%) SEO Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Social Media
2 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 4 (13.33%) Blog
3 4 (13.33%) iPad
4 1 (3.33%) Animation
4 1 (3.33%) PMI
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) SEO
2 17 (56.67%) Analytics
3 14 (46.67%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (30.00%) Content Marketing
4 9 (30.00%) Web Analytics
5 7 (23.33%) Copywriting
5 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) Content Writing
6 4 (13.33%) Marketing Strategy
6 4 (13.33%) Pay per click
6 4 (13.33%) Social Media Marketing
7 3 (10.00%) A/B Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.67%) Content Marketing Strategy
8 2 (6.67%) Integrated Marketing
8 2 (6.67%) Online Marketing
8 2 (6.67%) Process Management
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.67%) Statistics
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe
2 2 (6.67%) Tableau
2 2 (6.67%) Tealium
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