The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 78 68 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.29% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.78% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Median salary £40,250 £36,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +22.50%
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
326 255 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 46.57% 43.74% 49.18%
Number of salaries quoted 291 227 358
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -15 1 £37,500 +2.04%
LINQ
South West

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) MySQL
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
5 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 2 (28.57%) MVC
6 2 (28.57%) C++
6 2 (28.57%) Open Source
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) ETL
6 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (14.29%) DevExpress

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) NSubstitute
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (85.71%) C# Developer
3 5 (71.43%) Agile .NET Developer
3 5 (71.43%) Agile C# Developer
4 4 (57.14%) WCF Developer
5 3 (42.86%) C# WCF Developer
5 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
6 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) Ninject
6 1 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) XAML
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) DevExpress