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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 86 -
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.65% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
473 366 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 37.54% 33.95% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 409 327 421
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior WinForms Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft