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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 92 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.78% 2.37% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 4.96% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 12
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £52,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
400 524 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 39.06% 47.68% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 343 449 303
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 August 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
(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
Chatham - 4 £31,250 -
Margate - 3 £37,500 -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 27 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (81.48%) jQuery
3 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (55.56%) MVC
4 14 (51.85%) Web Services
4 14 (51.85%) XML
5 13 (48.15%) CSS
5 13 (48.15%) HTML
5 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
6 12 (44.44%) Web Development
6 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
7 11 (40.74%) XSLT
7 11 (40.74%) Windows
7 11 (40.74%) HTML5
8 9 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 9 (33.33%) Retail
9 8 (29.63%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (29.63%) WinForms
9 8 (29.63%) Google
9 8 (29.63%) Google Analytics
9 8 (29.63%) MooTools
9 8 (29.63%) Adobe
9 8 (29.63%) SQL
9 8 (29.63%) Photoshop
9 8 (29.63%) LINQ to SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Photoshop
1 8 (29.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) NUnit
2 4 (14.81%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (14.81%) Moq
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 11 (40.74%) Web Developer
4 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 9 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (29.63%) Developer Analyst
5 8 (29.63%) Web Analyst
5 8 (29.63%) Analyst
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (18.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (81.48%) jQuery
3 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (51.85%) Web Services
4 14 (51.85%) XML
5 13 (48.15%) CSS
5 13 (48.15%) HTML
6 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
7 11 (40.74%) HTML5
7 11 (40.74%) XSLT
8 9 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (29.63%) LINQ to SQL
9 8 (29.63%) CSS3
9 8 (29.63%) WinForms
9 8 (29.63%) MooTools
10 6 (22.22%) NHibernate
11 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (11.11%) JSON
12 3 (11.11%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) MVC
2 12 (44.44%) Web Development
3 8 (29.63%) Analytics
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.81%) OO
6 4 (14.81%) Kanban
6 4 (14.81%) BDD
6 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development
7 3 (11.11%) OOD
8 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.70%) OOP
9 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) MCP
1 4 (14.81%) MCAD
1 4 (14.81%) MCSD
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.81%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Adobe
2 8 (29.63%) Google
3 5 (18.52%) Ektron
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) webMethods