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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 272 259 191
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -68
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 179 209 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 1.00% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 2.77% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 170 190 315
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
7336 7546 8717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.84% 36.24% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6581 6546 7604
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Buckinghamshire +48 57 £43,000 -12.24% 4
Hampshire -2 39 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Surrey +18 30 £52,500 -2.32% 4
East Sussex +4 21 £45,000 +5.88%
Berkshire -21 19 £46,000 -8.00% 1
Oxfordshire -15 8 £52,500 +35.48%
Kent +8 3 £46,250 +23.33%
Middlesex - 2 £48,750 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 376 (98.95%) .NET
2 373 (98.16%) C#
3 282 (74.21%) MVC
4 275 (72.37%) ASP.NET
5 251 (66.05%) SQL Server
6 244 (64.21%) JavaScript
7 215 (56.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 207 (54.47%) SQL
9 204 (53.68%) jQuery
10 197 (51.84%) HTML
11 193 (50.79%) CSS
12 188 (49.47%) WCF
13 182 (47.89%) .NET Framework
14 159 (41.84%) Microsoft
15 156 (41.05%) Entity Framework
16 147 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
17 144 (37.89%) Visual Studio
18 132 (34.74%) Web Development
19 107 (28.16%) Web Services
20 102 (26.84%) TDD
21 97 (25.53%) OO
22 89 (23.42%) Finance
23 88 (23.16%) XML
24 87 (22.89%) HTML5
25 86 (22.63%) WPF
26 83 (21.84%) ASP.NET Web API
27 81 (21.32%) Scrum
28 79 (20.79%) VB.NET
29 76 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
30 72 (18.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 16 (4.21%) CMS
2 15 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.11%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.05%) IIS
5 4 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.53%) Commerce Server
6 2 (0.53%) Commerce Server 2007
6 2 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.05%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.05%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.89%) SaaS
4 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.53%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.53%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.11%) GSM
1 8 (2.11%) UMTS
2 7 (1.84%) CTI
2 7 (1.84%) LTE
3 6 (1.58%) Internet
4 1 (0.26%) AMQP
4 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (66.05%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 30 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (7.63%) Relational Database
5 26 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (5.79%) SQLite
7 18 (4.74%) MySQL
8 14 (3.68%) SSDT
9 13 (3.42%) Big Data
10 9 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.58%) MS Access
12 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.53%) OLAP
15 2 (0.53%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 144 (37.89%) Visual Studio
2 76 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (12.63%) NUnit
4 32 (8.42%) Rhino Mocks
4 32 (8.42%) Subversion
5 17 (4.47%) Git (software)
6 14 (3.68%) Selenium
7 13 (3.42%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.32%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.32%) MSTest
10 4 (1.05%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.79%) Moq
12 2 (0.53%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 89 (23.42%) Finance
2 15 (3.95%) Advertising
3 13 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.84%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.58%) Marketing
6 5 (1.32%) Banking
6 5 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.32%) Retail
7 3 (0.79%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.53%) Electronics
8 2 (0.53%) Legal
8 2 (0.53%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 341 (89.74%) Developer
2 230 (60.53%) .NET Developer
3 220 (57.89%) C# Developer
4 135 (35.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 80 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 78 (20.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 74 (19.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 61 (16.05%) Senior Developer
9 54 (14.21%) Software Developer
10 51 (13.42%) Senior .NET Developer
11 46 (12.11%) Senior C# Developer
12 45 (11.84%) Web Developer
13 42 (11.05%) .NET Software Developer
14 41 (10.79%) C# Software Developer
15 40 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 39 (10.26%) SQL Developer
17 34 (8.95%) C# Web Developer
18 32 (8.42%) C# WPF Developer
18 32 (8.42%) WPF Developer
19 25 (6.58%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (98.95%) .NET
2 275 (72.37%) ASP.NET
3 215 (56.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 204 (53.68%) jQuery
5 197 (51.84%) HTML
6 193 (50.79%) CSS
7 188 (49.47%) WCF
8 182 (47.89%) .NET Framework
9 156 (41.05%) Entity Framework
10 107 (28.16%) Web Services
11 88 (23.16%) XML
12 87 (22.89%) HTML5
13 86 (22.63%) WPF
14 83 (21.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 72 (18.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 63 (16.58%) Ajax
17 61 (16.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 60 (15.79%) AngularJS
19 49 (12.89%) XSLT
20 41 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.68%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 19 (5.00%) Social Network
4 17 (4.47%) User Experience
5 12 (3.16%) iPad
6 10 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.84%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.58%) Contactless
9 6 (1.58%) EMV
10 5 (1.32%) New Media
10 5 (1.32%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.05%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.05%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.53%) Social Media
13 1 (0.26%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (14.21%) Windows
2 7 (1.84%) Android
3 4 (1.05%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.05%) Linux
4 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (74.21%) MVC
2 147 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (34.74%) Web Development
4 102 (26.84%) TDD
5 97 (25.53%) OO
6 81 (21.32%) Scrum
7 49 (12.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 43 (11.32%) Unit Testing
8 43 (11.32%) Web Design
9 41 (10.79%) Software Engineering
9 41 (10.79%) Web Application Development
10 38 (10.00%) SOA
11 31 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (8.16%) SDLC
12 26 (6.84%) Line Management
13 25 (6.58%) Cross-Browser Development
14 24 (6.32%) BDD
15 21 (5.53%) Kanban
15 21 (5.53%) OOP
16 17 (4.47%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 373 (98.16%) C#
2 244 (64.21%) JavaScript
3 207 (54.47%) SQL
4 79 (20.79%) VB.NET
5 64 (16.84%) T-SQL
6 26 (6.84%) XPath
7 22 (5.79%) VB
7 22 (5.79%) VB6
8 8 (2.11%) PHP
9 6 (1.58%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.79%) Ruby
11 2 (0.53%) Java
12 1 (0.26%) C
12 1 (0.26%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 1 (0.26%) Python
12 1 (0.26%) R
12 1 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (14.21%) Degree
2 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.79%) ISO 9001
2 12 (3.16%) QA
Vendors
1 159 (41.84%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.26%) Oracle
3 10 (2.63%) Telerik
4 6 (1.58%) Hyperion
4 6 (1.58%) Infragistics
4 6 (1.58%) Tableau
5 5 (1.32%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.32%) Twitter
6 4 (1.05%) DevExpress
7 3 (0.79%) Google
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