The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 23 18
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea - 4.82% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.56% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £23,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
LINQ
West 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 Swansea region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14 61 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 33.33% 73.49% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 60 34
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +19.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

LINQ
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Swansea