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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 133 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 3 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.16% 0.79% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 2.18% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 11
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
857 642 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 45.27% 36.31% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 765 545 677
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) MCP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) NUnit

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Graduate
6 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Junior
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (20.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
3 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (60.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft