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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 83 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 3 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.31% 0.83% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 1.79% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 8
Median salary £46,250 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
378 502 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 38.77% 46.18% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 327 444 417
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram 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 23 July 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
Dartford +1 1 - -
Ramsgate - 1 £37,500 -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) NUnit
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
3 7 (58.33%) CRM
3 7 (58.33%) WinForms
3 7 (58.33%) Client/Server
3 7 (58.33%) CTI
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Remoting
3 7 (58.33%) WCF
3 7 (58.33%) WPF
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (58.33%) Prototyping
3 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
3 7 (58.33%) MVVM
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services

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 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Redis
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) NUnit
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Moq
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (91.67%) C# Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Remoting
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (58.33%) WCF
2 7 (58.33%) WinForms
2 7 (58.33%) WPF
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) Ajax
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (8.33%) Lambda Expressions
7 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) CRM
1 7 (58.33%) MVVM
1 7 (58.33%) Prototyping
1 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft