The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 84 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.81% 0.30% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 0.67% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 19
Median salary £40,000 £52,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +73.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
423 450 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 42.81% 45.27% 44.34%
Number of salaries quoted 380 401 450
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent 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 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 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
Ramsgate - 1 £37,500 -
Rochester - 1 £35,000 -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) MVVM
2 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (63.64%) NUnit
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Remoting
2 7 (63.64%) WCF
2 7 (63.64%) WPF
2 7 (63.64%) WinForms
2 7 (63.64%) Client/Server
2 7 (63.64%) CTI
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) CRM
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) CMS
6 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile App

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) NUnit
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 11 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 11 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior .NET Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior C# Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Remoting
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (63.64%) WCF
2 7 (63.64%) WinForms
2 7 (63.64%) WPF
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) CRM
1 7 (63.64%) MVVM
1 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle