The table below looks at the statistics for LINC skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINC over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 241 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINC 13 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 - £37,500
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England

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

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3404 4008 4015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.62% 54.61% 58.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2920 3335 3576
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

LINC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Salary Trend in the North West

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

LINC Salary Trend in the North West

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Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINC within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 8 - -
Merseyside - 5 - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 15 (100.00%) Unisys
2 14 (93.33%) Mainframe
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) EMC
4 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 4 (26.67%) Replication
4 4 (26.67%) Clustering
4 4 (26.67%) MCP
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) SRDF
4 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (26.67%) Change Control
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.67%) Maven
5 1 (6.67%) BladeLogic
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.67%) Ant

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 10 (66.67%) Programmer
2 10 (66.67%) Analyst Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Developer Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Build Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Configuration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Build and Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Mainframe
2 4 (26.67%) Replication
2 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (26.67%) Change Control
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Unisys
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) IBM