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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 93 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +6
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 12 47 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.01% 3.74% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.22% 8.42% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10 44 19
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +22.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
541 558 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 45.50% 44.43% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 476 498 274
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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
Tunbridge Wells +4 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Dartford -7 3 £30,500 +7.96%
Margate - 2 - -
Rochester -5 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) OO
4 11 (55.00%) Ajax
4 11 (55.00%) jQuery
5 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (50.00%) MVC
5 10 (50.00%) Web Services
5 10 (50.00%) XML
6 9 (45.00%) NHibernate
6 9 (45.00%) Subversion
7 8 (40.00%) HTML
7 8 (40.00%) CSS
8 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) TDD
8 7 (35.00%) NUnit
8 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (35.00%) Scrum
9 6 (30.00%) MonoRail
9 6 (30.00%) Social Network
9 6 (30.00%) WCF
9 6 (30.00%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (30.00%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (30.00%) Web Application Development
10 5 (25.00%) XSLT
10 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (25.00%) OOD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Subversion
2 7 (35.00%) NUnit
3 6 (30.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (85.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (55.00%) Ajax
2 11 (55.00%) jQuery
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (50.00%) Web Services
3 10 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) NHibernate
5 8 (40.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) CSS
6 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (30.00%) WCF
7 6 (30.00%) MonoRail
7 6 (30.00%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (25.00%) XSLT
9 3 (15.00%) HTML5
9 3 (15.00%) JSON
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (15.00%) LINQ to SQL
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Social Network
2 3 (15.00%) iSeries
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) OO
2 10 (50.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 6 (30.00%) Web Application Development
5 5 (25.00%) OOD
5 5 (25.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) OOP
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) RPG
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Ektron
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
Rochester, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago