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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 256 188 166
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -22
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 201 336 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 1.49% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.68% 3.88% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 183 312 342
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
LINQ
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7504 8655 8254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.22% 38.26% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6508 7521 7337
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LINQ
Salary Trend in the South East

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

LINQ Salary Trend in the South East

LINQ
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

LINQ Salary Histogram in the South East

LINQ
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Berkshire +4 45 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Hampshire -13 38 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Surrey -31 34 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Buckinghamshire -17 33 £48,250 +13.52% 1
East Sussex +1 17 £42,500 -10.52% 2
West Sussex -9 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Kent +8 12 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Oxfordshire -8 5 £38,750 +10.71%
Sussex -8 2 £63,750 +27.50%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 413 (98.10%) C#
2 412 (97.86%) .NET
3 370 (87.89%) ASP.NET
4 293 (69.60%) SQL Server
4 293 (69.60%) JavaScript
5 257 (61.05%) MVC
6 256 (60.81%) jQuery
7 237 (56.29%) SQL
8 233 (55.34%) HTML
9 228 (54.16%) CSS
10 214 (50.83%) Agile Software Development
10 214 (50.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 178 (42.28%) Ajax
12 168 (39.90%) WCF
13 163 (38.72%) .NET Framework
14 162 (38.48%) Microsoft
15 140 (33.25%) XML
16 135 (32.07%) Entity Framework
17 133 (31.59%) TDD
18 129 (30.64%) Visual Studio
19 127 (30.17%) T-SQL
20 116 (27.55%) VB.NET
21 104 (24.70%) Scrum
22 96 (22.80%) OO
23 92 (21.85%) Windows
24 89 (21.14%) HTML5
25 77 (18.29%) SQL Server 2008
26 76 (18.05%) Degree
27 70 (16.63%) NUnit
28 66 (15.68%) OOD

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 25 (5.94%) IIS
2 22 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.23%) CMS
3 17 (4.04%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (1.66%) Node.js
5 4 (0.95%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.48%) WordPress
6 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.48%) Apache
6 2 (0.48%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.24%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.24%) DNN
Applications
1 40 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.48%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.19%) SaaS
3 5 (1.19%) Office 365
4 3 (0.71%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.51%) TCP/IP
2 17 (4.04%) Network Security
3 12 (2.85%) CTI
4 5 (1.19%) Firewall
5 4 (0.95%) GSM
5 4 (0.95%) UMTS
6 3 (0.71%) HTTP
7 2 (0.48%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.24%) AMQP
8 1 (0.24%) Internet
8 1 (0.24%) DNS
8 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (69.60%) SQL Server
2 77 (18.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (11.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 30 (7.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (7.13%) MySQL
5 25 (5.94%) SQLite
6 22 (5.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 22 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (4.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (3.80%) NoSQL
10 10 (2.38%) CouchDB
10 10 (2.38%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.90%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.95%) RavenDB
13 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 129 (30.64%) Visual Studio
2 70 (16.63%) NUnit
3 60 (14.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (13.78%) Subversion
5 45 (10.69%) Moq
6 44 (10.45%) Git (software)
7 37 (8.79%) ReSharper
8 25 (5.94%) StyleCop
9 22 (5.23%) Rhino Mocks
9 22 (5.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (1.43%) JIRA
10 6 (1.43%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.19%) MSTest
12 4 (0.95%) Selenium
12 4 (0.95%) NCrunch
12 4 (0.95%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.95%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.71%) T4 Templates
13 3 (0.71%) dotCover
General
1 52 (12.35%) Finance
2 11 (2.61%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.38%) Marketing
4 5 (1.19%) Electronics
5 4 (0.95%) Publishing
5 4 (0.95%) Games
6 2 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.24%) Advertising
7 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.24%) Military
7 1 (0.24%) Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 370 (87.89%) Developer
2 220 (52.26%) .NET Developer
3 149 (35.39%) C# Developer
4 115 (27.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 99 (23.52%) Web Developer
6 74 (17.58%) Senior Developer
7 73 (17.34%) Software Developer
8 63 (14.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 62 (14.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 42 (9.98%) .NET Web Developer
11 37 (8.79%) Senior .NET Developer
12 34 (8.08%) Software Engineer
13 28 (6.65%) Senior C# Developer
14 27 (6.41%) Senior Web Developer
15 21 (4.99%) C# Software Engineer
15 21 (4.99%) .NET Software Developer
16 19 (4.51%) WPF Developer
17 17 (4.04%) Senior Software Engineer
18 16 (3.80%) C# Web Developer
19 14 (3.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (97.86%) .NET
2 370 (87.89%) ASP.NET
3 256 (60.81%) jQuery
4 233 (55.34%) HTML
5 228 (54.16%) CSS
6 214 (50.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 178 (42.28%) Ajax
8 168 (39.90%) WCF
9 163 (38.72%) .NET Framework
10 140 (33.25%) XML
11 135 (32.07%) Entity Framework
12 89 (21.14%) HTML5
13 65 (15.44%) WPF
14 58 (13.78%) Web Services
15 57 (13.54%) REST
15 57 (13.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 47 (11.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 47 (11.16%) AngularJS
16 47 (11.16%) NHibernate
17 44 (10.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.16%) Computer Science
2 17 (4.04%) Social Network
3 13 (3.09%) User Experience
4 11 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.61%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.90%) Social Media
6 7 (1.66%) New Media
7 6 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.19%) PDA
8 5 (1.19%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.48%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.48%) Blog
9 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.24%) W3C
10 1 (0.24%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 92 (21.85%) Windows
2 12 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (2.61%) Android
4 10 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.48%) CentOS
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.48%) Linux
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (61.05%) MVC
2 214 (50.83%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (31.59%) TDD
4 104 (24.70%) Scrum
5 96 (22.80%) OO
6 66 (15.68%) OOD
7 62 (14.73%) Software Engineering
8 45 (10.69%) Unit Testing
8 45 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (10.69%) SDLC
9 36 (8.55%) Web Development
10 34 (8.08%) Web Application Development
11 23 (5.46%) BDD
12 20 (4.75%) Multithreading
12 20 (4.75%) ITIL
13 18 (4.28%) Refactoring
13 18 (4.28%) Extreme Programming
14 17 (4.04%) Logistics
15 14 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (2.61%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 413 (98.10%) C#
2 293 (69.60%) JavaScript
3 237 (56.29%) SQL
4 127 (30.17%) T-SQL
5 116 (27.55%) VB.NET
6 42 (9.98%) VB
7 34 (8.08%) C++
8 32 (7.60%) Ruby
9 26 (6.18%) VB6
10 25 (5.94%) Lua
10 25 (5.94%) PHP
11 17 (4.04%) VBScript
12 11 (2.61%) Python
13 10 (2.38%) MATLAB
14 8 (1.90%) Java
15 6 (1.43%) C
15 6 (1.43%) XPath
15 6 (1.43%) JAQL
16 5 (1.19%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.19%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 76 (18.05%) Degree
2 37 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.56%) HND
4 11 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.61%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.38%) MCAD
6 6 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.46%) ISO 9001
2 14 (3.33%) QA
3 3 (0.71%) HL7
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) Puppet
1 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.48%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 162 (38.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.75%) Oracle
3 18 (4.28%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.19%) VMware
4 5 (1.19%) Telerik
4 5 (1.19%) Google
5 4 (0.95%) Red Gate
6 2 (0.48%) Twitter
6 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.48%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.48%) Ektron
7 1 (0.24%) PayPal
7 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco
7 1 (0.24%) Avaya
7 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
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