Skip to main content Skip to navigation hits record visitor numbers, the leading international job board for careers in academic, research, science and related professions, has announced a record number of visitors following the latest independent audit from ABC.

Figures released today by the ABC confirm that 726,627 Unique Browsers visited during May 2012, a significant increase of 24% since the previous audit in 2011. Page impressions were in excess of 7 million, 8% up on last year.

These latest figures show that is more popular than ever amongst academic, research and science professionals and is continuing to provide advertisers with an exceptional audience reach.

The increase in traffic is a result of recent investments made in improving the website, increasing its exposure worldwide and engaging with more academic jobseekers from across the globe. The specialist job board also launched a new CV database and its first mobile app for iPhone further driving traffic to the site.

Paul Bartlett, Director of commented “These latest figures are a true testament to the high-quality of jobs from across the globe that attracts and retains jobseekers to our site. Our ABC certificate shows we have been independently audited and allows us to continue to present our service to recruiters worldwide with complete confidence, credibility and transparency”.

Jan Pitt, ABC’s Director of Client Services congratulated for achieving its highest ever audited traffic. By continuing to have its site traffic figures independently verified to industry agreed standards is delivering transparency for its advertisers.

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About ABC

ABC ( is an industry-owned, non-profit distributing organisation, which works on behalf of advertisers, marketers, media buyers and media owners to provide impartial, third party audited data for digital media.

The industry agreed standards are developed by and on behalf of the media industry to provide stakeholders with credibility, comparability, transparency and accountability for digital media.


Launched in 1998 by the University of Warwick, is the leading international job board for careers in academic, research, science and related professions.

From academic teaching and research to managerial and support roles, advertises vacancies for over 6785 organisations worldwide including universities, research institutions, colleges, charities and commercial organisations.

Key facts

· 726,627 unique users per month

· 200,000+ PhD qualified jobseekers

· 20,000+ CVs from academic, research, science and related professionals

· 21,000 job searches per day from UK, USA, Europe, Middle East & Asia Pacific

· 330,323+ jobseekers subscribe to ‘Jobs by Email’ alerts – growing by 400 per week