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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 210 217 195
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 251 210 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.21% 1.05% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% 2.67% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 225 191 304
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £34,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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
7656 7877 8814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.91% 39.57% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6736 6577 8133
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Hampshire +28 65 £40,000 -23.80% 8
Surrey -26 44 £45,000 - 2
East Sussex +7 37 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 31 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Berkshire -22 28 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Kent -19 22 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +3 14 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Isle of Wight - 5 £35,590 -
West Sussex -3 4 £37,550 +7.28%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 502 (98.43%) C#
1 502 (98.43%) .NET
2 400 (78.43%) ASP.NET
3 372 (72.94%) SQL Server
4 332 (65.10%) MVC
5 324 (63.53%) JavaScript
6 321 (62.94%) Agile Software Development
7 298 (58.43%) jQuery
8 293 (57.45%) CSS
9 291 (57.06%) SQL
10 287 (56.27%) HTML
11 279 (54.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 223 (43.73%) .NET Framework
13 219 (42.94%) Scrum
14 204 (40.00%) Ajax
14 204 (40.00%) TDD
15 181 (35.49%) WCF
16 169 (33.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 147 (28.82%) Visual Studio
18 123 (24.12%) XML
18 123 (24.12%) Microsoft
19 122 (23.92%) OO
20 118 (23.14%) Windows
21 107 (20.98%) Web Services
22 105 (20.59%) NUnit
23 104 (20.39%) NHibernate
24 97 (19.02%) T-SQL
24 97 (19.02%) SQL Server 2012
25 95 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
26 93 (18.24%) SQL Server 2008

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 62 (12.16%) IIS
2 33 (6.47%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.12%) CMS
4 20 (3.92%) Apache
4 20 (3.92%) WordPress
5 16 (3.14%) NServiceBus
6 11 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.76%) Umbraco
7 9 (1.76%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.78%) JBoss
8 4 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.39%) Node.js
10 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.20%) Drupal
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.20%) Kentico
10 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.98%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.31%) SaaS
3 16 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.75%) Internet
2 9 (1.76%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.76%) AMQP
3 8 (1.57%) Network Security
4 7 (1.37%) CTI
5 4 (0.78%) Intranet
6 1 (0.20%) HTTP
6 1 (0.20%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (72.94%) SQL Server
2 97 (19.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 93 (18.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (9.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 29 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (5.69%) NoSQL
6 24 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (3.73%) RavenDB
7 19 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (2.55%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (1.96%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.57%) CouchDB
13 7 (1.37%) SQL Anywhere
14 6 (1.18%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.98%) Big Data
16 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
16 3 (0.59%) DB2
16 3 (0.59%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 147 (28.82%) Visual Studio
2 105 (20.59%) NUnit
3 86 (16.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 82 (16.08%) Subversion
5 71 (13.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 49 (9.61%) Git (software)
7 46 (9.02%) Moq
8 40 (7.84%) ReSharper
9 20 (3.92%) TeamCity
10 18 (3.53%) Jasmine
11 17 (3.33%) NCrunch
12 12 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 11 (2.16%) MSTest
14 7 (1.37%) NSubstitute
15 6 (1.18%) Cucumber
15 6 (1.18%) Selenium
16 5 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 4 (0.78%) Maven
18 2 (0.39%) dotCover
18 2 (0.39%) FxCop
General
1 61 (11.96%) Finance
2 17 (3.33%) Games
3 11 (2.16%) Back Office
3 11 (2.16%) Marketing
4 10 (1.96%) Retail
5 8 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.18%) Electronics
7 5 (0.98%) Legal
7 5 (0.98%) Advertising
8 4 (0.78%) Local Government
8 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.39%) Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 473 (92.75%) Developer
2 312 (61.18%) .NET Developer
3 179 (35.10%) C# Developer
4 160 (31.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 95 (18.63%) Software Developer
6 81 (15.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 77 (15.10%) Web Developer
8 75 (14.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 64 (12.55%) Senior Developer
10 46 (9.02%) .NET Web Developer
11 40 (7.84%) Senior .NET Developer
12 34 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
13 28 (5.49%) .NET Software Developer
14 27 (5.29%) JavaScript Developer
15 25 (4.90%) C# Software Developer
16 24 (4.71%) Graduate
16 24 (4.71%) Junior
17 23 (4.51%) Junior Developer
17 23 (4.51%) Senior C# Developer
18 20 (3.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 502 (98.43%) .NET
2 400 (78.43%) ASP.NET
3 298 (58.43%) jQuery
4 293 (57.45%) CSS
5 287 (56.27%) HTML
6 279 (54.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 223 (43.73%) .NET Framework
8 204 (40.00%) Ajax
9 181 (35.49%) WCF
10 169 (33.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 123 (24.12%) XML
12 107 (20.98%) Web Services
13 104 (20.39%) NHibernate
14 95 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 82 (16.08%) ASP.NET Web API
16 71 (13.92%) AngularJS
17 69 (13.53%) XSLT
18 66 (12.94%) WPF
19 64 (12.55%) HTML5
20 53 (10.39%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.65%) Social Network
2 31 (6.08%) Mobile App
3 30 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.12%) User Experience
5 15 (2.94%) W3C
6 13 (2.55%) Kindle
7 11 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.98%) PDA
11 3 (0.59%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (0.59%) iSeries
11 3 (0.59%) iPhone
12 2 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.39%) Open Source
12 2 (0.39%) DTV
12 2 (0.39%) NHS
13 1 (0.20%) GIS
13 1 (0.20%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.20%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 118 (23.14%) Windows
2 44 (8.63%) Android
3 37 (7.25%) Apple iOS
4 17 (3.33%) Windows Phone
5 8 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.18%) Linux
7 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (65.10%) MVC
2 321 (62.94%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (42.94%) Scrum
4 204 (40.00%) TDD
5 122 (23.92%) OO
6 67 (13.14%) Unit Testing
7 66 (12.94%) Web Application Development
8 65 (12.75%) Web Development
9 62 (12.16%) OOD
10 57 (11.18%) BDD
11 51 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (7.84%) OOP
12 40 (7.84%) Android Development
13 36 (7.06%) iOS Development
14 32 (6.27%) SOA
14 32 (6.27%) Software Engineering
15 31 (6.08%) Kanban
15 31 (6.08%) MVVM
15 31 (6.08%) Mentoring
16 27 (5.29%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 502 (98.43%) C#
2 324 (63.53%) JavaScript
3 291 (57.06%) SQL
4 97 (19.02%) T-SQL
5 81 (15.88%) VB.NET
6 21 (4.12%) C++
7 20 (3.92%) Ruby
8 15 (2.94%) Java
9 14 (2.75%) MATLAB
10 9 (1.76%) PHP
11 8 (1.57%) XPath
11 8 (1.57%) Python
12 7 (1.37%) VB
13 6 (1.18%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.98%) Delphi
14 5 (0.98%) VBA
15 4 (0.78%) XAML
16 3 (0.59%) RPG
17 2 (0.39%) Lua
17 2 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 72 (14.12%) Degree
2 21 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.39%) MCP
3 2 (0.39%) MCAD
3 2 (0.39%) MCSD
4 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.73%) QA
2 17 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 123 (24.12%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.49%) Telerik
3 21 (4.12%) Red Gate
4 19 (3.73%) Google
5 17 (3.33%) Xamarin
6 11 (2.16%) Oracle
7 10 (1.96%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.96%) Infragistics
8 9 (1.76%) SAP
9 7 (1.37%) Sybase
10 6 (1.18%) Ektron
10 6 (1.18%) MathWorks
11 3 (0.59%) Dell
11 3 (0.59%) Syncfusion
12 2 (0.39%) Twitter
12 2 (0.39%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.39%) EPiServer
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