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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 177 166 187
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 351 326 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.58% 1.54% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% 4.09% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 327 315 320
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +6.25%
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
8242 7965 9084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.99% 37.55% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7048 7071 8118
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -18 88 £43,250 -3.88% 4
Hampshire +3 66 £40,000 -1.84% 13
Berkshire -14 59 £42,500 +13.33% 7
East Sussex +8 46 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +17 40 £43,500 +12.98%
Oxfordshire -1 21 £35,000 -
West Sussex -5 21 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Kent -19 8 £32,500 -27.77%
Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 3 £55,000 - 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 705 (100.00%) .NET
2 693 (98.30%) C#
3 531 (75.32%) ASP.NET
4 517 (73.33%) SQL Server
5 457 (64.82%) JavaScript
6 448 (63.55%) MVC
7 385 (54.61%) HTML
8 376 (53.33%) SQL
9 366 (51.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 356 (50.50%) jQuery
11 332 (47.09%) CSS
12 276 (39.15%) .NET Framework
13 249 (35.32%) Ajax
14 240 (34.04%) WCF
15 216 (30.64%) Web Services
16 208 (29.50%) Scrum
16 208 (29.50%) TDD
17 206 (29.22%) Microsoft
18 193 (27.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 170 (24.11%) XML
20 160 (22.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 156 (22.13%) NHibernate
22 152 (21.56%) SQL Server 2012
23 150 (21.28%) T-SQL
24 148 (20.99%) OO
25 142 (20.14%) Windows
26 138 (19.57%) Subversion
27 130 (18.44%) Visual Studio
28 120 (17.02%) VB.NET
29 116 (16.45%) HTML5

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 79 (11.21%) IIS
2 34 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 31 (4.40%) Apache
4 29 (4.11%) WordPress
5 28 (3.97%) NServiceBus
6 27 (3.83%) CMS
7 22 (3.12%) Umbraco
8 20 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (1.99%) Kentico
9 14 (1.99%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.85%) Orchard CMS
11 4 (0.57%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 109 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.27%) MS Office
3 8 (1.13%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (1.84%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 74 (10.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (7.66%) SaaS
3 17 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.99%) Office 365
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.84%) Internet
2 16 (2.27%) GSM
2 16 (2.27%) UMTS
3 8 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.43%) LDAP
5 2 (0.28%) DNS
5 2 (0.28%) HTTP
5 2 (0.28%) LTE
6 1 (0.14%) RFID
6 1 (0.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 517 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 152 (21.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 86 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 60 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 53 (7.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 42 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (5.25%) RavenDB
8 28 (3.97%) NoSQL
8 28 (3.97%) Azure SQL Database
9 24 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (3.12%) SQLite
11 21 (2.98%) Relational Database
12 20 (2.84%) MySQL
13 19 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (0.85%) SQL Anywhere
16 6 (0.85%) Oracle Database
17 2 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 138 (19.57%) Subversion
2 130 (18.44%) Visual Studio
3 111 (15.74%) NUnit
4 89 (12.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 86 (12.20%) Rhino Mocks
6 70 (9.93%) Git (software)
7 37 (5.25%) TeamCity
7 37 (5.25%) ReSharper
8 36 (5.11%) Moq
9 34 (4.82%) Jasmine
10 28 (3.97%) NCrunch
11 15 (2.13%) SpecFlow
11 15 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
12 14 (1.99%) Jenkins
13 13 (1.84%) Redmine
13 13 (1.84%) Hudson
14 12 (1.70%) Mockito
15 9 (1.28%) SoapUI
16 6 (0.85%) Selenium
16 6 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 105 (14.89%) Finance
2 29 (4.11%) Games
3 24 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.98%) Retail
5 17 (2.41%) Banking
6 11 (1.56%) Marketing
7 8 (1.13%) Back Office
7 8 (1.13%) Electronics
8 7 (0.99%) German Language
8 7 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.85%) Publishing
10 5 (0.71%) Legal
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 648 (91.91%) Developer
2 387 (54.89%) .NET Developer
3 265 (37.59%) C# Developer
4 195 (27.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 134 (19.01%) Software Developer
6 106 (15.04%) Web Developer
7 102 (14.47%) Senior Developer
8 75 (10.64%) ASP.NET Developer
9 67 (9.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 66 (9.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 50 (7.09%) .NET Web Developer
11 50 (7.09%) Senior C# Developer
12 49 (6.95%) C# Software Developer
13 47 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
14 35 (4.96%) Junior
15 34 (4.82%) Junior Developer
16 24 (3.40%) Software Engineer
17 22 (3.12%) C# Web Developer
18 20 (2.84%) Graduate
19 18 (2.55%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 705 (100.00%) .NET
2 531 (75.32%) ASP.NET
3 385 (54.61%) HTML
4 366 (51.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 356 (50.50%) jQuery
6 332 (47.09%) CSS
7 276 (39.15%) .NET Framework
8 249 (35.32%) Ajax
9 240 (34.04%) WCF
10 216 (30.64%) Web Services
11 193 (27.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 170 (24.11%) XML
13 160 (22.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 156 (22.13%) NHibernate
15 116 (16.45%) HTML5
16 96 (13.62%) SOAP
16 96 (13.62%) WPF
17 94 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
18 81 (11.49%) XSLT
19 77 (10.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.79%) Mobile App
2 56 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 46 (6.52%) Social Network
4 25 (3.55%) Client/Server
5 20 (2.84%) PDA
6 17 (2.41%) Kindle
7 13 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (1.70%) Equities
9 7 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.99%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.71%) New Media
10 5 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.57%) Animation
11 4 (0.57%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.57%) FMCG
12 2 (0.28%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.28%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.14%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.14%) Open Source
13 1 (0.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 142 (20.14%) Windows
2 76 (10.78%) Android
3 42 (5.96%) Apple iOS
4 38 (5.39%) Windows Phone
5 10 (1.42%) Windows Phone 8
6 9 (1.28%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (63.55%) MVC
2 208 (29.50%) Scrum
2 208 (29.50%) TDD
3 148 (20.99%) OO
4 80 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (11.35%) Web Application Development
5 76 (10.78%) Android Development
6 74 (10.50%) Unit Testing
7 72 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (8.65%) Software Engineering
9 51 (7.23%) SOA
10 49 (6.95%) Web Development
10 49 (6.95%) OOD
11 46 (6.52%) BDD
12 45 (6.38%) MVVM
13 44 (6.24%) Domain-Driven Design
13 44 (6.24%) Multithreading
13 44 (6.24%) E-Commerce
14 42 (5.96%) iOS Development
15 37 (5.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 693 (98.30%) C#
2 457 (64.82%) JavaScript
3 376 (53.33%) SQL
4 150 (21.28%) T-SQL
5 120 (17.02%) VB.NET
6 42 (5.96%) VB
7 25 (3.55%) Java
8 23 (3.26%) VB6
9 22 (3.12%) Lua
10 21 (2.98%) XPath
11 15 (2.13%) VBScript
12 14 (1.99%) C++
13 10 (1.42%) XAML
14 8 (1.13%) PHP
14 8 (1.13%) PowerHouse
15 5 (0.71%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.43%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.28%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.28%) VC++
17 2 (0.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 79 (11.21%) Degree
2 41 (5.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (3.40%) MCTS
3 24 (3.40%) MCP
3 24 (3.40%) MCSD
4 21 (2.98%) MCAD
5 3 (0.43%) MCITP
5 3 (0.43%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.28%) ISEB
6 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (8.37%) ISO 9001
2 15 (2.13%) QA
3 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (0.71%) Hyper-V
1 5 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 206 (29.22%) Microsoft
2 45 (6.38%) Oracle
3 41 (5.82%) Google
4 30 (4.26%) Red Gate
5 28 (3.97%) Xamarin
6 20 (2.84%) EPiServer
6 20 (2.84%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.13%) Adobe
7 8 (1.13%) Telerik
8 7 (0.99%) Infragistics
9 6 (0.85%) Sybase
9 6 (0.85%) SAP
10 5 (0.71%) Ektron
11 4 (0.57%) Twitter
12 3 (0.43%) JBoss
12 3 (0.43%) MathWorks
12 3 (0.43%) Dell
13 1 (0.14%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.14%) Syncfusion
13 1 (0.14%) BT
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Middlesex
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancing
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago