The table below looks at the statistics for LINC skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINC over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINC 4GL
Rank - 926 916
Permanent jobs citing LINC 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.006% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £24,500
UK excluding London average salary - - £24,500
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49675 49999 52579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.60% 50.37% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 43290 43301 44512
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINC across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

LINC Jobs Demand Trend in England

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Salary Trend in England

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

LINC Salary Trend in England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing LINC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINC.

1 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) xBase
2 8 (66.67%) Clipper
2 8 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (66.67%) PowerBuilder
2 8 (66.67%) Uniface
2 8 (66.67%) OpenROAD
2 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) PROIV
2 8 (66.67%) SDLC
3 6 (50.00%) DataFlex
3 6 (50.00%) COBOL
4 4 (33.33%) Unisys
5 2 (16.67%) Maven
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Progress 4GL
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Ant
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing LINC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) OpenROAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
1 8 (66.67%) PowerBuilder
1 8 (66.67%) PROIV
2 2 (16.67%) Ant
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Software Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Build and Release Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Build Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Release and Configuration Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Release Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Software Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Software Configuration Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Software Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Software Release Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Uniface Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) SDLC
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Clipper
2 8 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Uniface
2 8 (66.67%) xBase
3 6 (50.00%) COBOL
3 6 (50.00%) DataFlex
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) Progress 4GL
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Unisys
3 2 (16.67%) IBM