The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 116 101 117
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 20 33 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.00% 1.73% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 3.53% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 4
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,700 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £42,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
837 936 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.98% 49.01% 42.93%
Number of salaries quoted 722 831 660
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Bristol

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 31 (93.94%) C#
2 26 (78.79%) .NET
3 23 (69.70%) ASP.NET
4 22 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 21 (63.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 16 (48.48%) VB.NET
7 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
8 14 (42.42%) MVC
9 12 (36.36%) jQuery
10 11 (33.33%) HTML
10 11 (33.33%) CSS
10 11 (33.33%) Windows
11 10 (30.30%) SQL
11 10 (30.30%) Degree
11 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (24.24%) PHP
13 8 (24.24%) Web Services
14 7 (21.21%) XML
14 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (18.18%) Linux
15 6 (18.18%) Python
15 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
15 6 (18.18%) VPN
15 6 (18.18%) Data Security
15 6 (18.18%) Ajax
15 6 (18.18%) Ubuntu
15 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (18.18%) Silverlight

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) MS Access
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) RavenDB
5 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 23 (69.70%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (15.15%) Systems Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Junior
8 2 (6.06%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (3.03%) VB Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Graduate C# Developer
9 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 23 (69.70%) ASP.NET
3 22 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 21 (63.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 12 (36.36%) jQuery
6 11 (33.33%) HTML
6 11 (33.33%) CSS
7 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (24.24%) Web Services
9 7 (21.21%) XML
9 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (18.18%) Silverlight
10 6 (18.18%) Ajax
11 5 (15.15%) WinForms
12 3 (9.09%) HTML5
12 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (6.06%) CSS3
13 2 (6.06%) Razor View Engine
13 2 (6.06%) WPF
13 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 5 (15.15%) Open Source
2 5 (15.15%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) RIA
4 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.03%) Learning Management System
5 1 (3.03%) DTV
5 1 (3.03%) E-Learning
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) CentOS
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) MVC
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Data Security
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.12%) MVVM
6 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
6 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.03%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.03%) TDD
7 1 (3.03%) OOP
7 1 (3.03%) OO
7 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) VB.NET
3 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 8 (24.24%) PHP
6 6 (18.18%) Python
7 5 (15.15%) VB
8 2 (6.06%) VB6
8 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.03%) XAML
9 1 (3.03%) C++
9 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCP
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.03%) AppFog
2 1 (3.03%) SAP