The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 93 87
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.25% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.83% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Median salary - - £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
LINQ
Wales

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
372 362 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.72% 30.02% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 337 313 359
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales 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 South Wales

LINQ
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the South Wales region.

LINQ Salary Trend in South Wales