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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 96 84
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.34% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.06% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Median salary - £29,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.88%
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
404 376 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 34.06% 31.57% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 359 326 300
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,614
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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