Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for LINC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LINC over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LINC 4GL
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1169 1266 1304
Rank change year-on-year +97 +38 +53
Permanent jobs citing LINC 8 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.008% 0.008% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 0
UK median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 -
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -

LINC is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98652 105557 112924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.53% 52.30% 51.10%
Number of salaries quoted 82200 91300 96106
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

LINC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LINC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for LINC in the UK

LINC
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINC.

Salary trend for LINC in the UK

LINC
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINC over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for LINC in the UK

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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 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +83 8 £37,500 +25.00%
England +67 8 £37,500 +25.00%
Yorkshire +9 8 £37,500 +25.00%
North of England +2 8 £37,500 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Tandem
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) COBOL
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
2 5 (62.50%) RPG
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) RAD
2 5 (62.50%) Informix
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (62.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 5 (62.50%) Tcl
2 5 (62.50%) PowerBuilder
2 5 (62.50%) Uniface
2 5 (62.50%) OpenROAD
2 5 (62.50%) xBase
2 5 (62.50%) Clipper
2 5 (62.50%) DataFlex
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) PROIV
2 5 (62.50%) CA Gen
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) .NET

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Co-occurring 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 5 (62.50%) OpenROAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) CA Gen
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (62.50%) PowerBuilder
1 5 (62.50%) PROIV
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Uniface Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Technical Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Tandem
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) RAD
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) C++
1 5 (62.50%) Clipper
1 5 (62.50%) COBOL
1 5 (62.50%) DataFlex
1 5 (62.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (62.50%) RPG
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Tcl
1 5 (62.50%) Uniface
1 5 (62.50%) VB
1 5 (62.50%) xBase
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle