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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 29 -
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 6.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 11.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 0
Average salary - £33,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
34 90 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 47.22% 56.96% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 60 45
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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