The table below looks at the statistics for LINC skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINC over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINC 4GL
Rank 903 958 982
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +24
Permanent jobs citing LINC 5 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.011% 0.003%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.010% 0.021% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Median salary £30,000 - £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 - -

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
51865 56623 60322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.85% 51.36% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 44884 48191 51267
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LINC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing LINC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINC over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 within the UK.

LINC Salary Histogram in the UK

LINC
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINC within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +55 5 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 4 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £50,000 -
Swindon - 1 £50,000 -
South West - 1 £50,000 -

LINC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing LINC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for LINC.

1 7 (87.50%) COBOL
1 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (87.50%) PowerBuilder
1 7 (87.50%) Uniface
1 7 (87.50%) OpenROAD
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) xBase
1 7 (87.50%) Clipper
1 7 (87.50%) DataFlex
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (87.50%) PROIV
1 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Informix
2 5 (62.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) RPG
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Tcl
3 3 (37.50%) Tandem
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Ticket Management
4 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis

LINC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) OpenROAD
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (87.50%) PowerBuilder
1 7 (87.50%) PROIV
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Software Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Uniface Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Tandem
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) SDLC
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Ticket Management
2 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Clipper
1 7 (87.50%) COBOL
1 7 (87.50%) DataFlex
1 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Uniface
1 7 (87.50%) xBase
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) RPG
2 5 (62.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) IronPort
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) RightFax
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) TOWER Software