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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 36 29
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.53% 5.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.37% 12.64%
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
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
51 73 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 37.23% 38.42% 39.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 53 67
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 £52,000 £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 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