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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South West / Bristol
Rank 122 127 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.31% 0.28% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.60% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 15
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
744 835 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 45.76% 47.18% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 610 780 701
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 19 January 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) System Testing
3 3 (50.00%) MSTest
3 3 (50.00%) WF
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) NUnit
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework

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 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MSTest
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C# Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ASP Developer
3 2 (33.33%) VB Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) WPF
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) WF
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Lambda Expressions
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) System Testing
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA