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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 88 96 72
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 12 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.10% 0.45% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.36% 1.13% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 24
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £32,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
509 442 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.74% 39.93% 44.67%
Number of salaries quoted 453 398 406
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
Canterbury - 3 £37,500 - 2
Rochester - 2 £33,250 -
Tonbridge - 2 £65,000 -
Dartford - 1 £30,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 - 1
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET
3 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
4 11 (64.71%) MVC
5 10 (58.82%) WCF
5 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (52.94%) TDD
6 9 (52.94%) Subversion
6 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
7 8 (47.06%) OO
7 8 (47.06%) Scrum
7 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (47.06%) SDLC
8 7 (41.18%) NHibernate
8 7 (41.18%) Web Services
8 7 (41.18%) HTML
8 7 (41.18%) SQL
9 6 (35.29%) Ajax
9 6 (35.29%) Social Network
9 6 (35.29%) MonoRail
9 6 (35.29%) jQuery
9 6 (35.29%) NUnit
9 6 (35.29%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (35.29%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (35.29%) Web Application Development
10 5 (29.41%) CMS
10 5 (29.41%) CSS
10 5 (29.41%) IIS
11 4 (23.53%) XML

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
1 5 (29.41%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Subversion
2 6 (35.29%) NUnit
2 6 (35.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.76%) Hudson
5 2 (11.76%) ReSharper
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Architect
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) VB Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET
3 10 (58.82%) WCF
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) NHibernate
4 7 (41.18%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) Ajax
5 6 (35.29%) MonoRail
5 6 (35.29%) jQuery
5 6 (35.29%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) XML
8 3 (17.65%) XSLT
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (11.76%) SignalR
9 2 (11.76%) HTML5
9 2 (11.76%) CSS3
9 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
9 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Social Network
2 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) OO
3 8 (47.06%) SDLC
4 6 (35.29%) Web Application Development
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) OOP
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) OOD
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) System Testing
6 2 (11.76%) MVVM
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) RPG
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
1 2 (11.76%) Ektron
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) Telerik
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago