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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 247 286 241
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -45
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 170 201 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 0.93% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 2.35% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 157 198 233
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
6124 8564 7759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.80% 39.71% 35.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5367 7463 6710
Median salary £44,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +25 49 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Buckinghamshire +45 48 £45,000 -1.63% 2
Hampshire -9 34 £40,000 +13.87% 4
West Sussex +40 11 £45,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +36 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Berkshire +12 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Kent +15 6 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Middlesex +8 3 £60,000 +26.31%
East Sussex +5 1 £37,500 -16.66%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 314 (98.74%) C#
2 313 (98.43%) .NET
3 266 (83.65%) ASP.NET
4 262 (82.39%) MVC
5 228 (71.70%) SQL Server
6 209 (65.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 200 (62.89%) .NET Framework
8 193 (60.69%) HTML
8 193 (60.69%) JavaScript
9 189 (59.43%) CSS
10 171 (53.77%) jQuery
11 165 (51.89%) WCF
12 162 (50.94%) Entity Framework
13 143 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
14 136 (42.77%) SQL
14 136 (42.77%) Microsoft
15 129 (40.57%) TDD
16 128 (40.25%) Web Services
17 101 (31.76%) ASP.NET Web API
18 93 (29.25%) Scrum
19 89 (27.99%) Ajax
19 89 (27.99%) XML
20 84 (26.42%) Web Development
21 79 (24.84%) VB.NET
22 77 (24.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 75 (23.58%) HTML5
24 65 (20.44%) Finance
24 65 (20.44%) Team Foundation Server
25 63 (19.81%) AngularJS
26 62 (19.50%) REST

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (14.47%) IIS
2 18 (5.66%) CMS
3 13 (4.09%) Umbraco
4 8 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (2.20%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.94%) Apache
6 3 (0.94%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.94%) WordPress
7 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.31%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.31%) Commerce Server 2007
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.83%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.26%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (71.70%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (8.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 22 (6.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (5.35%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.83%) MySQL
7 9 (2.83%) SSDT
8 6 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (1.89%) MS Access
8 6 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.26%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.26%) SQLite
10 3 (0.94%) Big Data
10 3 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.94%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.31%) Redis
11 1 (0.31%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 65 (20.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (19.50%) Visual Studio
3 55 (17.30%) Subversion
4 51 (16.04%) NUnit
5 42 (13.21%) Git (software)
6 27 (8.49%) JIRA
6 27 (8.49%) Rhino Mocks
7 10 (3.14%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.52%) Grunt
8 8 (2.52%) gulp
8 8 (2.52%) MSBuild
9 7 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (1.57%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.26%) StyleCop
12 3 (0.94%) Moq
12 3 (0.94%) NCrunch
12 3 (0.94%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.63%) Protractor
13 2 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 65 (20.44%) Finance
2 12 (3.77%) Brand Awareness
2 12 (3.77%) Electronics
3 11 (3.46%) Marketing
4 9 (2.83%) Advertising
4 9 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.57%) Retail
7 2 (0.63%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 304 (95.60%) Developer
2 226 (71.07%) .NET Developer
3 180 (56.60%) C# Developer
4 134 (42.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 94 (29.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 87 (27.36%) Senior Developer
7 75 (23.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 71 (22.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 61 (19.18%) Senior C# Developer
10 58 (18.24%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 57 (17.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 48 (15.09%) Software Developer
13 46 (14.47%) Web Developer
14 37 (11.64%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 33 (10.38%) Lead C# Developer
15 33 (10.38%) Lead Developer
16 31 (9.75%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
17 30 (9.43%) Lead .NET Developer
18 29 (9.12%) .NET Web Developer
19 28 (8.81%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (98.43%) .NET
2 266 (83.65%) ASP.NET
3 209 (65.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 200 (62.89%) .NET Framework
5 193 (60.69%) HTML
6 189 (59.43%) CSS
7 171 (53.77%) jQuery
8 165 (51.89%) WCF
9 162 (50.94%) Entity Framework
10 128 (40.25%) Web Services
11 101 (31.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 89 (27.99%) Ajax
12 89 (27.99%) XML
13 77 (24.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 75 (23.58%) HTML5
15 63 (19.81%) AngularJS
16 62 (19.50%) REST
17 50 (15.72%) WinForms
18 46 (14.47%) WPF
19 42 (13.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.64%) User Experience
2 25 (7.86%) Mobile App
3 24 (7.55%) Social Network
4 12 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.83%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.20%) iPad
6 7 (2.20%) Social Media
7 6 (1.89%) Contactless
7 6 (1.89%) EMV
8 5 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.26%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.94%) Blog
11 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.31%) Artificial Intelligence
12 1 (0.31%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.52%) Windows
2 7 (2.20%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.89%) Android
3 6 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (82.39%) MVC
2 143 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (40.57%) TDD
4 93 (29.25%) Scrum
5 84 (26.42%) Web Development
6 60 (18.87%) OO
7 48 (15.09%) SDLC
8 40 (12.58%) Line Management
9 39 (12.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 35 (11.01%) Web Design
11 29 (9.12%) Web Application Development
12 26 (8.18%) Mobile First
13 24 (7.55%) Investment Management
14 23 (7.23%) Wealth Management
15 20 (6.29%) Dependency Injection
15 20 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (5.97%) Unit Testing
17 17 (5.35%) Integration Testing
17 17 (5.35%) OOP
18 16 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 314 (98.74%) C#
2 193 (60.69%) JavaScript
3 136 (42.77%) SQL
4 79 (24.84%) VB.NET
5 47 (14.78%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.57%) VB
6 5 (1.57%) VB6
6 5 (1.57%) XAML
7 4 (1.26%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.26%) XPath
8 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.31%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.31%) Java
9 1 (0.31%) Ruby
9 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (4.40%) Degree
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.31%) MCAD
3 1 (0.31%) MCP
3 1 (0.31%) MCSD
3 1 (0.31%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.89%) QA
2 4 (1.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 136 (42.77%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.23%) Sitecore
3 17 (5.35%) PayPal
4 6 (1.89%) Hyperion
4 6 (1.89%) Tableau
5 3 (0.94%) Google
5 3 (0.94%) RedGate
5 3 (0.94%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.63%) Adobe
7 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.31%) Twitter
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