The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 124 145 150
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 17 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.76% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.58% 1.26% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 5
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
LINQ
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
659 871 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.30% 37.24% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 515 733 809
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Watford - 5 £45,000 -
St Albans +28 1 £50,000 +53.84%
LINQ
East of England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 38 (100.00%) .NET
1 38 (100.00%) C#
1 38 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 31 (81.58%) MVC
3 30 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 30 (78.95%) SQL
4 25 (65.79%) jQuery
5 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
6 21 (55.26%) T-SQL
6 21 (55.26%) HTML
6 21 (55.26%) VB.NET
6 21 (55.26%) WCF
6 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (42.11%) Entity Framework
7 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
7 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
8 15 (39.47%) ADO.NET
8 15 (39.47%) Web Services
8 15 (39.47%) WinForms
8 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (39.47%) Ajax
8 15 (39.47%) WPF
8 15 (39.47%) MVVM
9 14 (36.84%) CSS
10 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
10 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (31.58%) Degree
11 12 (31.58%) XML
11 12 (31.58%) IIS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 12 (31.58%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (10.53%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (23.68%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) RDBMS
3 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (10.53%) FxCop
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) Moq
2 4 (10.53%) ReSharper
2 4 (10.53%) StyleCop
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Electronics
3 6 (15.79%) Legal
3 6 (15.79%) Publishing
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 22 (57.89%) C# Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Architect
3 8 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) CRM Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (7.89%) SaaS Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
1 38 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 25 (65.79%) jQuery
3 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (55.26%) HTML
3 21 (55.26%) WCF
4 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
4 16 (42.11%) Entity Framework
5 15 (39.47%) ADO.NET
5 15 (39.47%) Ajax
5 15 (39.47%) Web Services
5 15 (39.47%) WinForms
5 15 (39.47%) WPF
6 14 (36.84%) CSS
7 12 (31.58%) XML
8 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 7 (18.42%) REST
9 7 (18.42%) SOAP
10 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (13.16%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
1 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) MVC
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) MVVM
3 8 (21.05%) B2B
3 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 7 (18.42%) CRM
4 7 (18.42%) Scrum
5 6 (15.79%) Workflow
6 5 (13.16%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) Business Development
6 5 (13.16%) TDD
7 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
7 4 (10.53%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Use Case
8 3 (7.89%) ETL
8 3 (7.89%) SDLC
8 3 (7.89%) System Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 30 (78.95%) SQL
3 21 (55.26%) T-SQL
3 21 (55.26%) VB.NET
4 4 (10.53%) VBScript
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.63%) Telerik