The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 69 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 2 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.42% 2.92% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 5.81% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 22
Median salary £32,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +10.71%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
263 396 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 54.91% 50.32% 47.28%
Number of salaries quoted 257 291 283
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset 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 Dorset

LINQ
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Dorset

LINQ
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +13 2 £32,500 -16.12%
Poole -6 2 £32,500 -15.58%
LINQ
South West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Dorset region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) Entity Framework
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) SDLC
5 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (55.56%) TDD
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
7 3 (33.33%) CSS
7 3 (33.33%) Windows
7 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (33.33%) HTML
7 3 (33.33%) jQuery
7 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (22.22%) IIS
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
8 2 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (22.22%) BDD
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) Entity Framework
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) AutoMapper
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Compact Framework
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) SDLC
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) Telerik
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin