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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LINC 4GL
Rank 887 - 885
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINC 15 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% - 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.027% - 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £30,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 - £37,500

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
56594 59188 56799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.17% 50.98% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 48428 49637 48856
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 10 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 2 September 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 - 15 £30,000 - 1
North West - 12 - -
Manchester - 7 - -
Merseyside - 5 - -
Liverpool - 5 - -
London - 4 - -
Docklands, London - 4 - -
Sheffield - 3 £30,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 - 1

LINC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (83.33%) Unisys
2 14 (77.78%) Mainframe
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) Replication
5 4 (22.22%) Clustering
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) MCP
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) EMC
5 4 (22.22%) SAN
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) SRDF
5 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (22.22%) Change Control
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) PROIV
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) xBase
6 3 (16.67%) Clipper
6 3 (16.67%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (16.67%) Uniface
6 3 (16.67%) OpenROAD
6 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (11.11%) Progress 4GL

LINC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) OpenROAD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (16.67%) PowerBuilder
1 3 (16.67%) PROIV
2 1 (5.56%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Analyst
3 10 (55.56%) Analyst Programmer
3 10 (55.56%) Programmer
3 10 (55.56%) Developer Analyst
3 10 (55.56%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Build Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Configuration Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Uniface Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Build and Release Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Mainframe
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (22.22%) Change Control
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) SDLC
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Uniface
2 3 (16.67%) xBase
2 3 (16.67%) Clipper
2 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (5.56%) COBOL
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) DataFlex
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Unisys
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) EMC
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
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