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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 86 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.52% 2.07% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 4.24% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 13
Average salary £37,500 £40,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.83% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
362 519 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.40% 48.87% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 305 444 297
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 £28,500 £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 16 September 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
Margate - 3 £37,500 -
Chatham - 1 £32,500 -
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 20 (86.96%) jQuery
3 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 13 (56.52%) XML
4 11 (47.83%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) HTML
4 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (47.83%) MVC
4 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
4 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (43.48%) HTML5
5 10 (43.48%) Web Development
5 10 (43.48%) XSLT
6 9 (39.13%) Windows
6 9 (39.13%) T-SQL
7 8 (34.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (34.78%) Retail
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
8 7 (30.43%) Adobe
8 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
8 7 (30.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (30.43%) WinForms
8 7 (30.43%) Google
8 7 (30.43%) Google Analytics
8 7 (30.43%) MooTools
8 7 (30.43%) LINQ to SQL

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
1 7 (30.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) NUnit
2 2 (8.70%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (8.70%) Moq
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (34.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) .NET Developer
3 10 (43.48%) Web Developer
4 9 (39.13%) C# Developer
4 9 (39.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (30.43%) Analyst
5 7 (30.43%) Developer Analyst
5 7 (30.43%) Web Analyst
6 5 (21.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 20 (86.96%) jQuery
3 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 13 (56.52%) XML
4 11 (47.83%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) HTML
4 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
4 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (43.48%) HTML5
5 10 (43.48%) XSLT
6 8 (34.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (30.43%) WinForms
7 7 (30.43%) MooTools
7 7 (30.43%) LINQ to SQL
7 7 (30.43%) CSS3
8 3 (13.04%) Ajax
8 3 (13.04%) NHibernate
8 3 (13.04%) JSON
9 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) MVC
2 10 (43.48%) Web Development
3 7 (30.43%) Analytics
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) OOD
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Kanban
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) T-SQL
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCTS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) MCP
1 2 (8.70%) MCAD
1 2 (8.70%) MCSD
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Adobe
2 7 (30.43%) Google
3 4 (17.39%) Ektron
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) webMethods
4 1 (4.35%) Dell