The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 60 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 2 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.40% 0.16% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.30% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 17
Average salary £36,000 - £39,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 - £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
South West

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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
234 332 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 46.52% 53.04% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 223 297 293
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

LINQ
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Somerset region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Somerset

LINQ
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Bath +5 1 £35,000 -
Yeovil - 1 £37,000 -
LINQ
South West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 11 (78.57%) .NET Framework
5 10 (71.43%) HTML5
5 10 (71.43%) CSS
6 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (57.14%) Razor View Engine
7 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
8 7 (50.00%) CSS3
9 5 (35.71%) Ninject
9 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
9 5 (35.71%) Moq
9 5 (35.71%) jQuery
9 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
9 5 (35.71%) SQL
9 5 (35.71%) NUnit
9 5 (35.71%) CMS
9 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
9 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 4 (28.57%) N-Tier

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (35.71%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Moq
2 5 (35.71%) NUnit
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 11 (78.57%) .NET Framework
4 10 (71.43%) HTML5
4 10 (71.43%) CSS
5 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (57.14%) Razor View Engine
7 7 (50.00%) CSS3
8 5 (35.71%) Ninject
8 5 (35.71%) jQuery
8 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (28.57%) WCF
10 3 (21.43%) Ajax
10 3 (21.43%) XML
10 3 (21.43%) Kendo UI
11 1 (7.14%) WPF
11 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Visualisation
2 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (21.43%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Document Management
7 1 (7.14%) MVVM
7 1 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
1 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) XAML
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Telerik
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle