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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 284 181 167
Rank change year-on-year
-103 -14
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 164 352 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 1.56% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.09% 4.21% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 152 328 321
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
7862 8369 8016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.11% 37.09% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6818 7157 7117
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -13 29 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Hampshire -16 29 £35,500 -11.25% 5
Surrey -54 25 £57,500 +27.77% 6
East Sussex -8 18 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -40 18 £49,000 +12.64% 2
Kent +10 17 £37,500 +15.38% 5
West Sussex -15 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Oxfordshire -10 5 £31,250 -10.71%
Sussex -4 3 £65,000 +30.00%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 380 (97.69%) C#
2 378 (97.17%) .NET
3 333 (85.60%) ASP.NET
4 259 (66.58%) SQL Server
4 259 (66.58%) JavaScript
5 242 (62.21%) MVC
6 220 (56.56%) jQuery
7 211 (54.24%) SQL
8 206 (52.96%) HTML
9 200 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
10 194 (49.87%) CSS
11 192 (49.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 163 (41.90%) WCF
13 159 (40.87%) Ajax
14 146 (37.53%) Microsoft
15 143 (36.76%) .NET Framework
16 127 (32.65%) TDD
17 122 (31.36%) Visual Studio
18 121 (31.11%) XML
19 114 (29.31%) Entity Framework
20 113 (29.05%) T-SQL
21 103 (26.48%) VB.NET
22 98 (25.19%) Scrum
23 87 (22.37%) OO
24 84 (21.59%) Windows
25 77 (19.79%) HTML5
26 69 (17.74%) NUnit
27 68 (17.48%) Degree
28 67 (17.22%) SQL Server 2008
29 64 (16.45%) WPF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (6.43%) CMS
2 22 (5.66%) IIS
3 20 (5.14%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.29%) Node.js
5 4 (1.03%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.26%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.26%) DNN
Applications
1 37 (9.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.51%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.06%) SaaS
3 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.29%) Office 365
5 3 (0.77%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 20 (5.14%) Network Security
3 15 (3.86%) CTI
4 5 (1.29%) Firewall
5 4 (1.03%) GSM
5 4 (1.03%) UMTS
6 3 (0.77%) HTTP
7 2 (0.51%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.26%) Internet
8 1 (0.26%) DNS
8 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (66.58%) SQL Server
2 67 (17.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (10.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 29 (7.46%) MySQL
5 24 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (5.91%) SQLite
7 21 (5.40%) SQL Server 2000
8 18 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (3.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.06%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.80%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.54%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.54%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 122 (31.36%) Visual Studio
2 69 (17.74%) NUnit
3 53 (13.62%) Subversion
4 52 (13.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (10.03%) Moq
5 39 (10.03%) Git (software)
6 32 (8.23%) ReSharper
7 27 (6.94%) StyleCop
8 21 (5.40%) Rhino Mocks
8 21 (5.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (1.54%) MSTest
9 6 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.29%) Selenium
11 4 (1.03%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.77%) T4 Templates
12 3 (0.77%) JIRA
12 3 (0.77%) PHPUnit
13 2 (0.51%) FxCop
13 2 (0.51%) Hudson
13 2 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (9.51%) Finance
2 19 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.06%) Marketing
4 5 (1.29%) Electronics
5 4 (1.03%) Publishing
6 2 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.26%) Military
7 1 (0.26%) Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 341 (87.66%) Developer
2 205 (52.70%) .NET Developer
3 152 (39.07%) C# Developer
4 115 (29.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 94 (24.16%) Web Developer
6 69 (17.74%) Senior Developer
7 63 (16.20%) ASP.NET Developer
8 62 (15.94%) Software Developer
8 62 (15.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 40 (10.28%) .NET Web Developer
10 35 (9.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 33 (8.48%) Software Engineer
12 28 (7.20%) Senior C# Developer
13 25 (6.43%) Senior Web Developer
14 22 (5.66%) C# Software Engineer
15 18 (4.63%) C# Web Developer
15 18 (4.63%) WPF Developer
16 17 (4.37%) .NET Software Developer
17 15 (3.86%) C# Software Developer
18 12 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (97.17%) .NET
2 333 (85.60%) ASP.NET
3 220 (56.56%) jQuery
4 206 (52.96%) HTML
5 194 (49.87%) CSS
6 192 (49.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 163 (41.90%) WCF
8 159 (40.87%) Ajax
9 143 (36.76%) .NET Framework
10 121 (31.11%) XML
11 114 (29.31%) Entity Framework
12 77 (19.79%) HTML5
13 64 (16.45%) WPF
14 56 (14.40%) REST
15 53 (13.62%) Web Services
16 46 (11.83%) NHibernate
17 43 (11.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 41 (10.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 40 (10.28%) CSS3
20 39 (10.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.31%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.40%) Social Network
3 10 (2.57%) User Experience
3 10 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.57%) New Media
4 8 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (1.80%) Social Media
5 7 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.29%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.29%) W3C
7 4 (1.03%) PDA
8 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.51%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.51%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.26%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) iSeries
10 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 84 (21.59%) Windows
2 9 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (1.54%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.54%) Android
4 5 (1.29%) Linux
5 3 (0.77%) Debian
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (62.21%) MVC
2 200 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (32.65%) TDD
4 98 (25.19%) Scrum
5 87 (22.37%) OO
6 59 (15.17%) OOD
6 59 (15.17%) Software Engineering
7 43 (11.05%) SDLC
8 38 (9.77%) Unit Testing
9 34 (8.74%) Web Development
9 34 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (7.97%) Web Application Development
11 23 (5.91%) Multithreading
12 19 (4.88%) BDD
13 18 (4.63%) ITIL
14 17 (4.37%) Refactoring
15 15 (3.86%) System Testing
15 15 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (3.86%) Extreme Programming
16 14 (3.60%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 380 (97.69%) C#
2 259 (66.58%) JavaScript
3 211 (54.24%) SQL
4 113 (29.05%) T-SQL
5 103 (26.48%) VB.NET
6 39 (10.03%) VB
7 32 (8.23%) C++
8 27 (6.94%) PHP
9 24 (6.17%) VB6
9 24 (6.17%) Ruby
10 21 (5.40%) Lua
11 15 (3.86%) VBScript
12 8 (2.06%) Java
12 8 (2.06%) Python
13 6 (1.54%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.29%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.29%) C
15 4 (1.03%) Delphi
15 4 (1.03%) XPath
16 3 (0.77%) JAQL
Qualifications
1 68 (17.48%) Degree
2 31 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.86%) HND
4 10 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.57%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.57%) MCAD
5 3 (0.77%) MCTS
6 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.66%) ISO 9001
2 12 (3.08%) QA
3 5 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.77%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) Puppet
1 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.51%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 146 (37.53%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.17%) Oracle
3 21 (5.40%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.29%) VMware
4 5 (1.29%) Telerik
5 3 (0.77%) Google
6 2 (0.51%) Ektron
6 2 (0.51%) Twitter
7 1 (0.26%) PayPal
7 1 (0.26%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.26%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco
7 1 (0.26%) Avaya
7 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
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