Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LINC 4GL
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1177 - 1266
Rank change year-on-year - +1266 +9
Permanent jobs citing LINC 2 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% - 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.002% - 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
UK median annual salary £24,000 - £30,000
10th Percentile £21,000 - £27,500
90th Percentile £27,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £24,000 - £30,000

LINC is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 96,465 94,299 107,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.46% 53.18% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 80,344 81,008 92,648
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 18 January 2018. 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
Yorkshire - 2 £24,000 -
England - 2 £24,000 -
UK excluding London - 2 £24,000 -
North of England - 2 £24,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Validation

LINC
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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Graduate
1 2 (100.00%) Graduate Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Graduate Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Software Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Technical Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Technical Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Software Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL