The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LINC 4GL
Rank 878 - 875
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINC 3 0 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% - 0.017%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.005% - 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Average salary £57,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £60,000
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60005 56979 63005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.53% 52.56% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 50842 48864 55418
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 August 2014. 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
London - 3 £57,500 -
England - 3 £57,500 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -

LINC
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (75.00%) Unisys
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Dojo
2 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL

LINC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Developer Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Dojo
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Unisys
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle