The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Link Building
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 243 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Permanent jobs citing Link Building 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.058% 0.033% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.037% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Median salary £31,750 £28,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.39% -  
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £28,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% -11.53%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4576 5402 5023
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.27% 88.69% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3797 4188 4136
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Link Building
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Link Building
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Link Building in the West Midlands

Link Building
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Link Building within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Coventry - 2 £31,750 -
Halesowen - 1 - -
Link Building
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Link Building.

1 4 (100.00%) Google
1 4 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Web Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) SEO
3 2 (50.00%) Pay per click
3 2 (50.00%) AdWords
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Social Media
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) BBC
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (25.00%) Search Engine Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5

Link Building
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) AdWords
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing Executive
1 1 (25.00%) Search Marketing Executive
1 1 (25.00%) SEO Executive
1 1 (25.00%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) BBC
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) SEO
2 3 (75.00%) Web Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Pay per click
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Search Engine Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Google