The table below looks at the statistics for LINC skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINC over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINC 4GL
Rank 886 912 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs citing LINC 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.003% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.005% 0.006% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £48,750 -
UK excluding London average salary - £40,000 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54738 61824 57147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.51% 52.84% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 46599 52748 49210
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

LINC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LINC
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINC within the UK.

LINC Salary Trend in the UK

LINC
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINC within the UK over the 3 months to 1 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 3 - - 1
Manchester - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -

LINC
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing LINC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINC.

1 10 (100.00%) Unisys
1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) OOD
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (60.00%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Kanban
2 6 (60.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (60.00%) SWIFT
2 6 (60.00%) FATCA
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum

LINC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing LINC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) .NET Team Leader
1 6 (60.00%) Development Team Manager
1 6 (60.00%) Development Manager
1 6 (60.00%) Team Leader
1 6 (60.00%) Development Team Leader
2 4 (40.00%) Developer Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
1 6 (60.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (60.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) OO
1 6 (60.00%) OOD
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
1 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (60.00%) Kanban
1 6 (60.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (60.00%) SDLC
1 6 (60.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) FATCA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Unisys