The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 132 146 123
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 64 18 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.69% 0.55% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.42% 1.50% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 59 7 72
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1449 1200 1684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.29% 36.37% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1038 1524
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Hampshire

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Hampshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +19 26 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Fareham -4 14 £37,500 -
Portsmouth - 9 £50,000 - 2
Southampton +4 6 £40,000 - 1
Fordingbridge - 5 £40,000 -
Winchester - 4 £35,250 - 1
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 123 (99.19%) C#
2 120 (96.77%) .NET
3 103 (83.06%) SQL Server
4 92 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (73.39%) MVC
6 86 (69.35%) ASP.NET
7 84 (67.74%) Scrum
8 71 (57.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 69 (55.65%) WCF
10 55 (44.35%) SQL
11 51 (41.13%) JavaScript
12 49 (39.52%) TDD
13 48 (38.71%) Visual Studio
13 48 (38.71%) Microsoft
14 40 (32.26%) NUnit
14 40 (32.26%) Windows
15 38 (30.65%) NHibernate
15 38 (30.65%) Rhino Mocks
16 37 (29.84%) Web Application Development
17 36 (29.03%) Ajax
18 35 (28.23%) CSS
18 35 (28.23%) OO
19 32 (25.81%) .NET Framework
20 31 (25.00%) jQuery
20 31 (25.00%) XSLT
20 31 (25.00%) HTML
21 28 (22.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 26 (20.97%) Castle Windsor
22 26 (20.97%) IIS
22 26 (20.97%) XML

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 26 (20.97%) IIS
2 7 (5.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (5.65%) Umbraco
2 7 (5.65%) CMS
2 7 (5.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.81%) Kentico
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.48%) Internet
2 9 (7.26%) AMQP
3 8 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.65%) Network Security
5 6 (4.84%) CTI
6 1 (0.81%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (83.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (6.45%) SQL Anywhere
4 7 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 48 (38.71%) Visual Studio
2 40 (32.26%) NUnit
3 38 (30.65%) Rhino Mocks
4 21 (16.94%) Subversion
5 12 (9.68%) Moq
6 11 (8.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (5.65%) NSubstitute
7 7 (5.65%) MSTest
8 5 (4.03%) Selenium
8 5 (4.03%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (12.90%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Advertising
2 5 (4.03%) Games
3 3 (2.42%) Electronics
4 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 122 (98.39%) Developer
2 73 (58.87%) .NET Developer
3 45 (36.29%) C# Developer
4 42 (33.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (16.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (16.13%) Software Developer
7 18 (14.52%) Senior Developer
7 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (12.90%) Web Developer
9 11 (8.87%) .NET Web Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (5.65%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (4.84%) C# Web Developer
13 5 (4.03%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (3.23%) C# Programmer
14 4 (3.23%) Programmer
14 4 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
15 3 (2.42%) Web Engineer
15 3 (2.42%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (96.77%) .NET
2 86 (69.35%) ASP.NET
3 71 (57.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 69 (55.65%) WCF
5 38 (30.65%) NHibernate
6 36 (29.03%) Ajax
7 35 (28.23%) CSS
8 32 (25.81%) .NET Framework
9 31 (25.00%) jQuery
9 31 (25.00%) XSLT
9 31 (25.00%) HTML
10 28 (22.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 26 (20.97%) Castle Windsor
11 26 (20.97%) XML
12 21 (16.94%) MonoRail
13 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (13.71%) XSD
15 16 (12.90%) Web Services
16 15 (12.10%) WSDL
16 15 (12.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.94%) Social Network
2 13 (10.48%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.84%) PDA
5 5 (4.03%) Kindle
6 3 (2.42%) User Experience
6 3 (2.42%) iPhone
7 2 (1.61%) NHS
8 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.81%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.26%) Windows
2 15 (12.10%) Android
3 7 (5.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (73.39%) MVC
3 84 (67.74%) Scrum
4 49 (39.52%) TDD
5 37 (29.84%) Web Application Development
6 35 (28.23%) OO
7 25 (20.16%) BDD
8 18 (14.52%) Mentoring
9 14 (11.29%) Time Management
10 13 (10.48%) SOA
11 12 (9.68%) Android Development
11 12 (9.68%) Unit Testing
12 10 (8.06%) Kanban
13 9 (7.26%) MVVM
14 8 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
15 7 (5.65%) Software Engineering
15 7 (5.65%) Multithreading
15 7 (5.65%) Workflow
15 7 (5.65%) OOD
15 7 (5.65%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 123 (99.19%) C#
2 55 (44.35%) SQL
3 51 (41.13%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.13%) VB.NET
5 16 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.26%) XPath
7 7 (5.65%) Java
7 7 (5.65%) C++
8 6 (4.84%) VB
9 4 (3.23%) Delphi
10 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (9.68%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.81%) QA
Vendors
1 48 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.45%) SAP
2 8 (6.45%) Sybase
2 8 (6.45%) Infragistics
3 7 (5.65%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.61%) Twitter
4 2 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle
5 1 (0.81%) Dell
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32500 - £38000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago