The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 85 87 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 7 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.73% 1.79% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 3.91% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 15
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,957 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
430 562 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 44.84% 45.69% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 384 456 365
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 24 April 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
Tunbridge Wells -11 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Folkestone - 1 £42,392 -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 28 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 21 (75.00%) MVC
3 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (67.86%) WCF
4 19 (67.86%) TDD
4 19 (67.86%) Ajax
4 19 (67.86%) OO
5 17 (60.71%) NHibernate
5 17 (60.71%) MonoRail
5 17 (60.71%) NUnit
5 17 (60.71%) Subversion
5 17 (60.71%) Scrum
5 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (60.71%) Social Network
5 17 (60.71%) Rhino Mocks
5 17 (60.71%) Castle Windsor
5 17 (60.71%) Web Application Development
6 9 (32.14%) Web Services
6 9 (32.14%) XML
7 8 (28.57%) jQuery
8 7 (25.00%) XSLT
9 6 (21.43%) HTML
10 5 (17.86%) CSS
10 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
11 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 4 (14.29%) SQL
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (10.71%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) NUnit
1 17 (60.71%) Subversion
1 17 (60.71%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (89.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Programmer
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (67.86%) WCF
3 19 (67.86%) Ajax
4 17 (60.71%) NHibernate
4 17 (60.71%) MonoRail
4 17 (60.71%) Castle Windsor
5 9 (32.14%) Web Services
5 9 (32.14%) XML
6 8 (28.57%) jQuery
7 7 (25.00%) XSLT
8 6 (21.43%) HTML
9 5 (17.86%) CSS
10 2 (7.14%) SOAP
10 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
10 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
10 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Social Network
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) MVC
2 19 (67.86%) OO
2 19 (67.86%) TDD
3 17 (60.71%) Scrum
3 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (60.71%) Web Application Development
4 4 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) OOD
5 2 (7.14%) MVVM
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) SEO
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.57%) System Testing
6 1 (3.57%) OWASP
6 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.29%) Ektron
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore