The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ 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
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - - 20
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 10.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 14
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
LINQ
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 99 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 38.60% 48.06% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 50 65
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

LINQ
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Northern Ireland