The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 34 27
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 0.69% 5.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.89% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LINQ
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45 53 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 36.59% 36.55% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 63
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

LINQ
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Belfast region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Belfast