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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 224 204 170
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -34
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 252 265 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 1.22% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 3.18% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 229 251 356
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
7557 8334 8716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 34.18% 38.36% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6513 7259 7845
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 20 November 2014.

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 20 November 2014. 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
Surrey +7 78 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Hampshire +13 53 £40,000 -4.76% 11
East Sussex 0 37 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Buckinghamshire -16 28 £45,000 +20.00%
Berkshire -4 24 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Oxfordshire 0 13 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Kent -30 11 £50,000 +16.27% 3
West Sussex -2 7 £35,100 -26.10%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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.

1 602 (99.18%) .NET
2 594 (97.86%) C#
3 470 (77.43%) ASP.NET
4 436 (71.83%) JavaScript
5 410 (67.55%) SQL Server
6 394 (64.91%) MVC
7 387 (63.76%) HTML
8 369 (60.79%) CSS
9 354 (58.32%) jQuery
10 351 (57.83%) SQL
11 323 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
12 315 (51.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 270 (44.48%) .NET Framework
14 253 (41.68%) Ajax
15 228 (37.56%) Scrum
16 202 (33.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 188 (30.97%) TDD
18 187 (30.81%) WCF
19 162 (26.69%) Web Services
19 162 (26.69%) XML
20 157 (25.86%) Microsoft
21 146 (24.05%) Visual Studio
22 138 (22.73%) OO
23 134 (22.08%) T-SQL
24 122 (20.10%) NHibernate
25 117 (19.28%) Windows
26 114 (18.78%) SQL Server 2012
27 112 (18.45%) VB.NET
28 104 (17.13%) SQL Server 2008
29 102 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 55 (9.06%) IIS
2 45 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 25 (4.12%) Apache
4 22 (3.62%) CMS
4 22 (3.62%) WordPress
5 19 (3.13%) NServiceBus
6 14 (2.31%) Umbraco
7 12 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (1.98%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.99%) JBoss
9 6 (0.99%) Orchard CMS
10 4 (0.66%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.66%) Kentico
10 4 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.16%) Drupal
11 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.15%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (11.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (7.25%) SaaS
3 22 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.48%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.32%) GSM
2 8 (1.32%) UMTS
3 3 (0.49%) Intranet
3 3 (0.49%) Internet
4 2 (0.33%) AMQP
5 1 (0.16%) RFID
5 1 (0.16%) Network Security
5 1 (0.16%) LTE
5 1 (0.16%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (67.55%) SQL Server
2 114 (18.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 104 (17.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (9.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 45 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (4.61%) RavenDB
8 22 (3.62%) Relational Database
9 21 (3.46%) NoSQL
10 19 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
11 15 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (1.98%) SQLite
13 11 (1.81%) SQL Anywhere
14 10 (1.65%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
17 3 (0.49%) MySQL
17 3 (0.49%) DB2
18 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 146 (24.05%) Visual Studio
2 99 (16.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 90 (14.83%) Subversion
4 88 (14.50%) NUnit
5 60 (9.88%) Git (software)
6 59 (9.72%) Rhino Mocks
7 42 (6.92%) Moq
8 32 (5.27%) ReSharper
9 26 (4.28%) TeamCity
10 22 (3.62%) Jasmine
11 19 (3.13%) NCrunch
12 12 (1.98%) Mockito
13 10 (1.65%) MSTest
13 10 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (1.32%) SpecFlow
14 8 (1.32%) Jenkins
14 8 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (1.15%) Hudson
16 6 (0.99%) NSubstitute
16 6 (0.99%) Maven
General
1 85 (14.00%) Finance
2 21 (3.46%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.80%) Back Office
3 17 (2.80%) Games
4 14 (2.31%) Marketing
5 12 (1.98%) Banking
6 10 (1.65%) Retail
7 7 (1.15%) German Language
7 7 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.99%) Publishing
9 5 (0.82%) Electronics
10 4 (0.66%) Legal
10 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.66%) Local Government
11 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 563 (92.75%) Developer
2 355 (58.48%) .NET Developer
3 235 (38.71%) C# Developer
4 201 (33.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 128 (21.09%) Software Developer
6 95 (15.65%) Web Developer
7 90 (14.83%) ASP.NET Developer
8 86 (14.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 79 (13.01%) Senior Developer
10 51 (8.40%) .NET Software Developer
11 47 (7.74%) .NET Web Developer
11 47 (7.74%) C# Software Developer
11 47 (7.74%) Senior .NET Developer
12 33 (5.44%) C# Web Developer
13 25 (4.12%) Senior C# Developer
14 24 (3.95%) Junior Developer
14 24 (3.95%) Junior
14 24 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
15 21 (3.46%) Graduate
16 18 (2.97%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (99.18%) .NET
2 470 (77.43%) ASP.NET
3 387 (63.76%) HTML
4 369 (60.79%) CSS
5 354 (58.32%) jQuery
6 315 (51.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 270 (44.48%) .NET Framework
8 253 (41.68%) Ajax
9 202 (33.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 187 (30.81%) WCF
11 162 (26.69%) Web Services
11 162 (26.69%) XML
12 122 (20.10%) NHibernate
13 102 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 90 (14.83%) HTML5
15 77 (12.69%) JSON
16 76 (12.52%) WPF
17 74 (12.19%) XSLT
17 74 (12.19%) ASP.NET Web API
18 70 (11.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.59%) Mobile App
2 36 (5.93%) User Experience
3 33 (5.44%) Social Network
4 28 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 28 (4.61%) Client/Server
5 18 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.31%) W3C
7 13 (2.14%) Kindle
8 6 (0.99%) PDA
9 5 (0.82%) New Media
10 4 (0.66%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.49%) iSeries
11 3 (0.49%) Animation
11 3 (0.49%) FMCG
12 2 (0.33%) iPhone
12 2 (0.33%) NHS
12 2 (0.33%) DTV
12 2 (0.33%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.16%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 117 (19.28%) Windows
2 51 (8.40%) Android
3 36 (5.93%) Apple iOS
4 28 (4.61%) Windows Phone
5 9 (1.48%) Windows Phone 8
6 8 (1.32%) Linux
7 3 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (64.91%) MVC
2 323 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (37.56%) Scrum
4 188 (30.97%) TDD
5 138 (22.73%) OO
6 68 (11.20%) Unit Testing
7 63 (10.38%) Web Development
8 59 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (8.90%) Web Application Development
10 52 (8.57%) OOD
11 48 (7.91%) Android Development
12 46 (7.58%) BDD
13 43 (7.08%) OOP
14 38 (6.26%) MVVM
15 36 (5.93%) Domain-Driven Design
16 35 (5.77%) iOS Development
17 34 (5.60%) Mobile Application Development
18 33 (5.44%) Software Engineering
19 29 (4.78%) SOA
20 28 (4.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 594 (97.86%) C#
2 436 (71.83%) JavaScript
3 351 (57.83%) SQL
4 134 (22.08%) T-SQL
5 112 (18.45%) VB.NET
6 26 (4.28%) Java
7 13 (2.14%) VB
7 13 (2.14%) PHP
7 13 (2.14%) VB6
8 12 (1.98%) Lua
9 10 (1.65%) VBScript
10 9 (1.48%) XAML
10 9 (1.48%) XPath
11 6 (0.99%) MATLAB
11 6 (0.99%) C++
12 5 (0.82%) Delphi
13 4 (0.66%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.49%) RPG
15 2 (0.33%) COBOL
15 2 (0.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 69 (11.37%) Degree
2 23 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.77%) ISO 9001
2 11 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 6 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) Puppet
1 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 157 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.28%) Telerik
2 26 (4.28%) Google
3 23 (3.79%) Red Gate
4 21 (3.46%) Oracle
5 20 (3.29%) Xamarin
6 14 (2.31%) Infragistics
7 13 (2.14%) SAP
8 12 (1.98%) Sitecore
9 11 (1.81%) EPiServer
9 11 (1.81%) Sybase
10 6 (0.99%) MathWorks
10 6 (0.99%) Twitter
11 5 (0.82%) Ektron
12 3 (0.49%) Syncfusion
12 3 (0.49%) Dell
13 2 (0.33%) DevExpress
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