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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 40 21
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.49% 8.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.09% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
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
40 92 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 41.24% 45.10% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19 54 56
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
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