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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LINC 4GL
Rank 919 954 1003
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +49
Permanent jobs citing LINC 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.014% 0.007% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Median salary £30,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 - £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
51568 54944 61870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.28% 51.41% 52.66%
Number of salaries quoted 44590 46754 52790
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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
Top 4 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 May 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 +27 7 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 7 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 7 £30,000 -

LINC
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 (100.00%) COBOL
1 7 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) PowerBuilder
1 7 (100.00%) Uniface
1 7 (100.00%) OpenROAD
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (100.00%) xBase
1 7 (100.00%) Clipper
1 7 (100.00%) DataFlex
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) PROIV
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 5 (71.43%) Informix
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) RPG
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Tandem
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Tcl

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 (100.00%) OpenROAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (100.00%) PowerBuilder
1 7 (100.00%) PROIV
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Uniface Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Clipper
1 7 (100.00%) COBOL
1 7 (100.00%) DataFlex
1 7 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Uniface
1 7 (100.00%) xBase
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) RPG
2 5 (71.43%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Tcl
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle