The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 96 82
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.33% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.93% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Average salary - £30,565 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.39%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
LINQ
Wales

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
372 431 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.32% 35.47% 38.80%
Number of salaries quoted 302 379 318
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

LINQ
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

LINQ Salary Trend in South Wales