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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 230 216 194
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 239 224 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 1.07% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.12% 2.71% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 214 210 289
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
7672 8270 8462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.14% 39.36% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6681 6875 7706
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 March 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 March 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 +31 62 £40,000 - 4
Surrey -16 44 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Buckinghamshire +9 40 £42,500 - 4
Berkshire -10 30 £55,000 +46.66% 2
East Sussex -10 27 £45,000 - 3
Kent +7 18 £50,000 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +7 12 £41,500 +1.21% 2
Isle of Wight - 5 £35,590 -
West Sussex -6 1 £42,500 +9.67% 3
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 484 (98.17%) .NET
2 482 (97.77%) C#
3 391 (79.31%) ASP.NET
4 374 (75.86%) SQL Server
5 316 (64.10%) JavaScript
6 312 (63.29%) MVC
7 304 (61.66%) Agile Software Development
7 304 (61.66%) jQuery
8 290 (58.82%) CSS
9 282 (57.20%) SQL
10 278 (56.39%) HTML
11 273 (55.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 215 (43.61%) .NET Framework
13 200 (40.57%) Ajax
14 199 (40.37%) TDD
15 192 (38.95%) Scrum
16 184 (37.32%) WCF
17 172 (34.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 157 (31.85%) Visual Studio
19 144 (29.21%) XML
20 135 (27.38%) Microsoft
21 124 (25.15%) Windows
22 118 (23.94%) OO
23 102 (20.69%) Web Services
24 99 (20.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
25 98 (19.88%) T-SQL
26 95 (19.27%) SQL Server 2008
26 95 (19.27%) NUnit
27 93 (18.86%) NHibernate
28 90 (18.26%) Team Foundation Server

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 61 (12.37%) IIS
2 32 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.46%) CMS
4 18 (3.65%) Apache
5 17 (3.45%) WordPress
6 14 (2.84%) NServiceBus
7 9 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.42%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.81%) JBoss
10 4 (0.81%) Node.js
11 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.01%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.25%) SaaS
3 12 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.64%) Internet
2 11 (2.23%) AMQP
3 10 (2.03%) Network Security
3 10 (2.03%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.62%) CTI
5 3 (0.61%) Intranet
6 1 (0.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (75.86%) SQL Server
2 95 (19.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 87 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 53 (10.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 34 (6.90%) NoSQL
6 27 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 17 (3.45%) RavenDB
9 14 (2.84%) MongoDB
9 14 (2.84%) Relational Database
10 12 (2.43%) CouchDB
11 6 (1.22%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.01%) SQL Anywhere
12 5 (1.01%) Big Data
13 4 (0.81%) MySQL
14 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 157 (31.85%) Visual Studio
2 95 (19.27%) NUnit
3 90 (18.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 81 (16.43%) Subversion
5 62 (12.58%) Rhino Mocks
6 48 (9.74%) Moq
6 48 (9.74%) Git (software)
7 44 (8.92%) ReSharper
8 18 (3.65%) Jasmine
9 17 (3.45%) NCrunch
9 17 (3.45%) TeamCity
10 13 (2.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (1.22%) Selenium
11 6 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (1.22%) MSTest
11 6 (1.22%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.01%) JIRA
13 4 (0.81%) Maven
13 4 (0.81%) NSubstitute
14 3 (0.61%) dotCover
General
1 70 (14.20%) Finance
2 14 (2.84%) Games
3 13 (2.64%) Marketing
4 11 (2.23%) Back Office
5 6 (1.22%) Electronics
5 6 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.01%) Advertising
7 4 (0.81%) Legal
7 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.81%) Retail
7 4 (0.81%) Local Government
8 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.41%) Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 448 (90.87%) Developer
2 301 (61.05%) .NET Developer
3 164 (33.27%) C# Developer
4 151 (30.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 96 (19.47%) Software Developer
6 73 (14.81%) Web Developer
7 71 (14.40%) ASP.NET Developer
8 70 (14.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 60 (12.17%) Senior Developer
10 43 (8.72%) .NET Web Developer
11 40 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
12 30 (6.09%) .NET Software Developer
13 29 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
14 27 (5.48%) Software Engineer
15 25 (5.07%) Senior C# Developer
16 23 (4.67%) Graduate
16 23 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
17 22 (4.46%) C# Software Developer
18 21 (4.26%) C# Software Engineer
19 19 (3.85%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (98.17%) .NET
2 391 (79.31%) ASP.NET
3 304 (61.66%) jQuery
4 290 (58.82%) CSS
5 278 (56.39%) HTML
6 273 (55.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 215 (43.61%) .NET Framework
8 200 (40.57%) Ajax
9 184 (37.32%) WCF
10 172 (34.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 144 (29.21%) XML
12 102 (20.69%) Web Services
13 99 (20.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 93 (18.86%) NHibernate
15 74 (15.01%) XSLT
15 74 (15.01%) ASP.NET Web API
16 73 (14.81%) AngularJS
17 64 (12.98%) WPF
18 60 (12.17%) HTML5
19 49 (9.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.51%) Social Network
2 29 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 24 (4.87%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.65%) User Experience
5 14 (2.84%) W3C
6 11 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.62%) Kindle
9 5 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.61%) Blog
11 3 (0.61%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (0.61%) PDA
11 3 (0.61%) iPhone
11 3 (0.61%) iSeries
11 3 (0.61%) Open Source
12 2 (0.41%) Social Media
12 2 (0.41%) DTV
12 2 (0.41%) NHS
13 1 (0.20%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 124 (25.15%) Windows
2 42 (8.52%) Android
3 36 (7.30%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.84%) Windows Phone
5 12 (2.43%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.22%) Linux
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (63.29%) MVC
2 304 (61.66%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (40.37%) TDD
4 192 (38.95%) Scrum
5 118 (23.94%) OO
6 68 (13.79%) Unit Testing
7 65 (13.18%) Web Application Development
8 64 (12.98%) OOD
9 61 (12.37%) Web Development
10 54 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (10.55%) BDD
12 37 (7.51%) Android Development
13 35 (7.10%) Software Engineering
14 34 (6.90%) iOS Development
15 31 (6.29%) MVVM
16 28 (5.68%) Time Management
17 27 (5.48%) SOA
18 26 (5.27%) Kanban
19 23 (4.67%) Domain-Driven Design
19 23 (4.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 482 (97.77%) C#
2 316 (64.10%) JavaScript
3 282 (57.20%) SQL
4 98 (19.88%) T-SQL
5 83 (16.84%) VB.NET
6 29 (5.88%) Ruby
7 26 (5.27%) C++
8 16 (3.25%) MATLAB
9 12 (2.43%) Python
10 11 (2.23%) Java
11 9 (1.83%) VB
12 8 (1.62%) PHP
13 6 (1.22%) Delphi
13 6 (1.22%) XPath
14 5 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.01%) VBA
15 3 (0.61%) XAML
15 3 (0.61%) VB6
15 3 (0.61%) RPG
15 3 (0.61%) Lua
Qualifications
1 68 (13.79%) Degree
2 25 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.64%) VCP4
4 3 (0.61%) MCTS
5 2 (0.41%) MCP
5 2 (0.41%) MCAD
5 2 (0.41%) MCSD
5 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.26%) QA
2 11 (2.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 135 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.06%) Telerik
3 19 (3.85%) Red Gate
4 16 (3.25%) Google
5 15 (3.04%) Xamarin
6 10 (2.03%) Sitecore
6 10 (2.03%) Oracle
7 7 (1.42%) SAP
7 7 (1.42%) Infragistics
8 5 (1.01%) Sybase
9 4 (0.81%) MathWorks
10 3 (0.61%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.61%) Ektron
11 2 (0.41%) Twitter
11 2 (0.41%) Syncfusion
12 1 (0.20%) EPiServer
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Eastbourne
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 48-55k
Posted: 4 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £42500.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum + 33 days holiday + bonuses + MORE
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32500 - £38000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 7 days ago
Beaconsfield
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £44000 per annum + bens
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West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £5000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
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