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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 66 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.67% 0.41% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% 0.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
251 239 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 41.90% 48.78% 52.47%
Number of salaries quoted 224 230 277
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 13 February 2016. 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
Taunton - 3 £35,000 -
LINQ
South West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) C++
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) MySQL
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
6 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) CAD
6 2 (28.57%) XHTML
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) Open Source
6 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) WPF
6 2 (28.57%) ETL
6 2 (28.57%) jQuery

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# Developer
3 5 (71.43%) Software Developer
4 4 (57.14%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Developer
4 4 (57.14%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (57.14%) WCF Developer
5 3 (42.86%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (42.86%) Agile C# Developer
5 3 (42.86%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
7 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
7 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) CAD
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) MVVM
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft