The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 88 81 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -38
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 24 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.89% 1.09% 5.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 3.28% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 30
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
576 396 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 45.35% 33.06% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 463 341 312
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

LINQ
Salary Trend in Kent

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

LINQ Salary Trend in Kent

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Kent

LINQ
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 12 £45,000 -
Sittingbourne - 8 £26,000 -
Rochester +6 2 £35,000 +40.00% 1
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 61 (100.00%) C#
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
1 61 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 60 (98.36%) MVC
3 58 (95.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 55 (90.16%) SQL Server
5 43 (70.49%) TDD
6 41 (67.21%) Scrum
7 40 (65.57%) NHibernate
8 38 (62.30%) MCTS
8 38 (62.30%) NUnit
8 38 (62.30%) MCP
8 38 (62.30%) MCAD
8 38 (62.30%) MCSD
8 38 (62.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (62.30%) Rhino Mocks
8 38 (62.30%) Web Application Development
8 38 (62.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 38 (62.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 23 (37.70%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (37.70%) OO
9 23 (37.70%) HTML
9 23 (37.70%) BDD
9 23 (37.70%) Moq
9 23 (37.70%) Kanban
10 20 (32.79%) WCF
10 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
10 20 (32.79%) SQL
10 20 (32.79%) CSS
11 18 (29.51%) .NET Framework

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 5 (8.20%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.28%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Photoshop
1 10 (16.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (90.16%) SQL Server
2 38 (62.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.92%) OLAP
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (62.30%) NUnit
1 38 (62.30%) Rhino Mocks
2 23 (37.70%) Moq
3 15 (24.59%) Subversion
4 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.39%) Retail
2 5 (8.20%) Marketing
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (62.30%) Developer
2 26 (42.62%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Web Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Developer Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Web Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Developer
5 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
5 3 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Agile C# Developer
5 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Sitecore Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (1.64%) Junior
7 1 (1.64%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
1 61 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 58 (95.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 40 (65.57%) NHibernate
4 38 (62.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 23 (37.70%) HTML
6 20 (32.79%) CSS
6 20 (32.79%) WCF
7 18 (29.51%) .NET Framework
8 17 (27.87%) jQuery
9 15 (24.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 15 (24.59%) Castle Windsor
9 15 (24.59%) Razor View Engine
9 15 (24.59%) MonoRail
9 15 (24.59%) Ajax
10 13 (21.31%) HTML5
11 10 (16.39%) MooTools
11 10 (16.39%) CSS3
11 10 (16.39%) LINQ to SQL
11 10 (16.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Social Network
2 7 (11.48%) W3C
3 5 (8.20%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (98.36%) MVC
2 43 (70.49%) TDD
3 41 (67.21%) Scrum
4 38 (62.30%) Web Application Development
5 23 (37.70%) BDD
5 23 (37.70%) OO
5 23 (37.70%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (37.70%) Kanban
6 12 (19.67%) Web Development
7 10 (16.39%) Analytics
8 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.92%) Online Marketing
9 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.28%) Software Architecture
10 2 (3.28%) OWASP
10 2 (3.28%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (3.28%) Identity Management
10 2 (3.28%) SEO
11 1 (1.64%) Web Design
11 1 (1.64%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
2 20 (32.79%) SQL
3 9 (14.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.92%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 38 (62.30%) MCP
1 38 (62.30%) MCAD
1 38 (62.30%) MCSD
1 38 (62.30%) Microsoft Certification
1 38 (62.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
1 10 (16.39%) Adobe
1 10 (16.39%) Google
2 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.28%) Ektron
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) webMethods
Rochester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago