The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 109 134 135
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.26% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.66% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +34.32%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
LINQ
South West

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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
610 905 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 39.33% 46.20% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 574 802 653
Median salary £41,500 £38,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

LINQ
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Bristol

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) C#
3 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (85.00%) .NET Framework
5 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (80.00%) Entity Framework
6 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (50.00%) SQL
8 9 (45.00%) HTML
8 9 (45.00%) CSS
8 9 (45.00%) Web Services
8 9 (45.00%) OO
8 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
8 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (45.00%) WPF
9 8 (40.00%) Silverlight
9 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
9 8 (40.00%) Physics
9 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
9 8 (40.00%) WCF
9 8 (40.00%) NUnit
9 8 (40.00%) Degree
9 8 (40.00%) Machine Learning
9 8 (40.00%) VB.NET
9 8 (40.00%) Finance
9 8 (40.00%) OOD
9 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (40.00%) Moq
10 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (35.00%) Manufacturing

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Moq
1 8 (40.00%) NUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Electronics
2 7 (35.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (35.00%) Marketing
2 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 15 (75.00%) Software Developer
4 10 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (50.00%) C# Developer
5 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Developer
5 8 (40.00%) WPF Developer
6 7 (35.00%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Angular Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (5.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (85.00%) .NET Framework
4 16 (80.00%) Entity Framework
5 9 (45.00%) CSS
5 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) Web Services
5 9 (45.00%) WPF
6 8 (40.00%) Silverlight
6 8 (40.00%) WCF
7 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.00%) jQuery
7 1 (5.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (5.00%) Node.js
7 1 (5.00%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (5.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) Task Parallel Library
7 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (40.00%) Physics
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) OO
2 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 8 (40.00%) OOD
4 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (35.00%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (35.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Programming
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (35.00%) XAML
5 2 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) CA
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft