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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINC 4GL
Rank - 876 864
Permanent jobs citing LINC 0 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.009% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 12
Average salary - £37,500 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -38.77%
UK excluding London average salary - £37,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year
- -38.77%

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
57413 58285 60715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.38% 53.59% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48389 50300 53090
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Dojo
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Unisys
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

LINC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Unisys
2 2 (66.67%) IBM