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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England / South East
Rank 276 261 231
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -30
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 114 204 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 1.06% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 2.71% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 101 202 217
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 £30,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
5731 7540 7581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.55% 39.22% 37.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5023 6608 6628
Median salary £43,750 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +35 33 £48,500 +2.10% 2
Hampshire -25 19 £38,500 +11.59% 5
Surrey +7 17 £47,500 +12.42%
West Sussex - 14 £45,000 - 1
Kent +15 12 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Berkshire +9 9 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Oxfordshire +34 8 £40,000 -21.95% 3
Middlesex -4 1 £60,000 +26.31%
East Sussex -10 1 £37,500 -16.66%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 274 (98.56%) .NET
2 273 (98.20%) C#
3 232 (83.45%) ASP.NET
4 226 (81.29%) MVC
5 204 (73.38%) SQL Server
6 188 (67.63%) .NET Framework
7 174 (62.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 171 (61.51%) HTML
8 171 (61.51%) JavaScript
9 168 (60.43%) CSS
10 149 (53.60%) Entity Framework
11 148 (53.24%) jQuery
12 144 (51.80%) WCF
13 123 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
14 121 (43.53%) TDD
15 115 (41.37%) Microsoft
16 113 (40.65%) Web Services
17 111 (39.93%) SQL
18 94 (33.81%) ASP.NET Web API
19 86 (30.94%) Ajax
20 75 (26.98%) XML
21 73 (26.26%) Scrum
22 71 (25.54%) VB.NET
23 65 (23.38%) HTML5
24 63 (22.66%) Web Development
25 61 (21.94%) REST
25 61 (21.94%) AngularJS
25 61 (21.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
26 56 (20.14%) WinForms
27 54 (19.42%) Team Foundation Server

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 (16.55%) IIS
2 13 (4.68%) CMS
3 10 (3.60%) Umbraco
4 7 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.08%) Apache
6 3 (1.08%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.08%) WordPress
7 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.08%) Internet
3 2 (0.72%) CTI
4 1 (0.36%) Extranet
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (73.38%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (7.91%) SQL Server 2014
4 17 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.32%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.88%) MySQL
8 7 (2.52%) SSDT
9 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.44%) MS Access
10 4 (1.44%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.08%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.36%) Big Data
13 1 (0.36%) Redis
13 1 (0.36%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 54 (19.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (18.71%) NUnit
3 48 (17.27%) Subversion
4 47 (16.91%) Visual Studio
5 41 (14.75%) Git (software)
6 27 (9.71%) JIRA
7 23 (8.27%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (3.60%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.88%) Grunt
9 8 (2.88%) gulp
9 8 (2.88%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.80%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.80%) Moq
11 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.44%) StyleCop
12 3 (1.08%) NCrunch
12 3 (1.08%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.72%) Protractor
14 1 (0.36%) MSTest
General
1 41 (14.75%) Finance
2 13 (4.68%) Brand Awareness
2 13 (4.68%) Electronics
3 10 (3.60%) Advertising
4 9 (3.24%) Marketing
4 9 (3.24%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (3.24%) Retail
5 3 (1.08%) Games
6 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 272 (97.84%) Developer
2 202 (72.66%) .NET Developer
3 148 (53.24%) C# Developer
4 116 (41.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 82 (29.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 71 (25.54%) Senior Developer
7 65 (23.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 56 (20.14%) Senior .NET Developer
9 55 (19.78%) Software Developer
10 51 (18.35%) Senior C# Developer
11 48 (17.27%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 45 (16.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 37 (13.31%) Web Developer
14 31 (11.15%) Lead C# Developer
14 31 (11.15%) Lead Developer
15 29 (10.43%) .NET Software Developer
16 28 (10.07%) Lead .NET Developer
17 26 (9.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
18 25 (8.99%) C# Software Developer
18 25 (8.99%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (98.56%) .NET
2 232 (83.45%) ASP.NET
3 188 (67.63%) .NET Framework
4 174 (62.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 171 (61.51%) HTML
6 168 (60.43%) CSS
7 149 (53.60%) Entity Framework
8 148 (53.24%) jQuery
9 144 (51.80%) WCF
10 113 (40.65%) Web Services
11 94 (33.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 86 (30.94%) Ajax
13 75 (26.98%) XML
14 65 (23.38%) HTML5
15 61 (21.94%) AngularJS
15 61 (21.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 61 (21.94%) REST
16 56 (20.14%) WinForms
17 47 (16.91%) WPF
18 41 (14.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.87%) User Experience
2 24 (8.63%) Mobile App
3 19 (6.83%) Social Network
4 7 (2.52%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.52%) Social Media
5 6 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.44%) Contactless
6 4 (1.44%) EMV
7 3 (1.08%) Blog
7 3 (1.08%) iPad
8 2 (0.72%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.36%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.36%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.23%) Windows
2 6 (2.16%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.80%) Android
3 5 (1.80%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (81.29%) MVC
2 123 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (43.53%) TDD
4 73 (26.26%) Scrum
5 63 (22.66%) Web Development
6 47 (16.91%) OO
7 40 (14.39%) SDLC
8 34 (12.23%) Line Management
9 30 (10.79%) Responsive Web Design
10 28 (10.07%) Web Design
11 24 (8.63%) Web Application Development
12 21 (7.55%) Mobile First
13 20 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (6.83%) Investment Management
15 18 (6.47%) Dependency Injection
15 18 (6.47%) Wealth Management
16 17 (6.12%) Integration Testing
17 16 (5.76%) SOLID
17 16 (5.76%) Unit Testing
18 15 (5.40%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 273 (98.20%) C#
2 171 (61.51%) JavaScript
3 111 (39.93%) SQL
4 71 (25.54%) VB.NET
5 37 (13.31%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.16%) XAML
7 5 (1.80%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.44%) VB
9 2 (0.72%) Java
9 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.72%) VB6
10 1 (0.36%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.36%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) VBA
10 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (4.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.36%) MCAD
2 1 (0.36%) MCP
2 1 (0.36%) MCSD
2 1 (0.36%) MCTS
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 115 (41.37%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.91%) Sitecore
3 17 (6.12%) PayPal
4 4 (1.44%) Hyperion
4 4 (1.44%) Tableau
5 3 (1.08%) Google
5 3 (1.08%) RedGate
5 3 (1.08%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.72%) Adobe
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle
6 2 (0.72%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
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