The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 48 61 77
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 6 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.30% 2.56% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.75% 6.67% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 3
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
LINQ
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
160 270 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 34.71% 38.41% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 141 253 300
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

LINQ
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Basingstoke region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Basingstoke

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing LINQ 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 LINQ.

1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 28 (87.50%) C#
3 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (75.00%) Scrum
5 21 (65.63%) WSDL
5 21 (65.63%) IIS
5 21 (65.63%) XML
5 21 (65.63%) XSD
5 21 (65.63%) XSLT
5 21 (65.63%) Windows
6 20 (62.50%) Visual Studio
6 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 20 (62.50%) Time Management
7 19 (59.38%) SQL
7 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET
8 16 (50.00%) WCF
9 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (37.50%) MSMQ
9 12 (37.50%) MVC
10 11 (34.38%) TDD
10 11 (34.38%) NUnit
10 11 (34.38%) Rhino Mocks
10 11 (34.38%) AMQP
10 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (25.00%) Subversion
11 8 (25.00%) OO
11 8 (25.00%) MonoRail
11 8 (25.00%) Ajax
11 8 (25.00%) NHibernate

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing LINQ 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 LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (65.63%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 11 (34.38%) NUnit
2 11 (34.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (25.00%) Subversion
4 3 (9.38%) MSTest
4 3 (9.38%) NSubstitute
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (65.63%) XML
2 21 (65.63%) XSD
2 21 (65.63%) XSLT
2 21 (65.63%) WSDL
3 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET
4 16 (50.00%) WCF
5 12 (37.50%) MSMQ
5 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
7 8 (25.00%) MonoRail
7 8 (25.00%) Ajax
7 8 (25.00%) NHibernate
8 6 (18.75%) CSS
9 4 (12.50%) WPF
10 3 (9.38%) jQuery
10 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
10 3 (9.38%) ADO.NET
10 3 (9.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Social Network
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (75.00%) Scrum
3 20 (62.50%) Time Management
4 12 (37.50%) MVC
5 11 (34.38%) TDD
6 8 (25.00%) OO
6 8 (25.00%) Web Application Development
7 4 (12.50%) Coaching
8 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.38%) BDD
8 3 (9.38%) SOA
8 3 (9.38%) Workflow
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.13%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) C#
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) Java
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft