The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 81 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.58% 0.29% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 0.68% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £35,750 £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.91% -38.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
346 443 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.40% 42.51% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 307 406 301
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,614 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Wales

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
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 6 £35,750 -
LINQ
Wales

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) XML
4 9 (56.25%) CSS
4 9 (56.25%) MVC
4 9 (56.25%) Ajax
5 8 (50.00%) WCF
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) MS Office
6 7 (43.75%) XAML
6 7 (43.75%) WinForms
6 7 (43.75%) Web Design
6 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
6 7 (43.75%) WF
6 7 (43.75%) Silverlight
6 7 (43.75%) jQuery
6 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
6 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
7 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
7 6 (37.50%) Time Management
7 6 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (37.50%) Marketing
7 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
7 6 (37.50%) Degree

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) IIS
1 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
2 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 7 (43.75%) .NET Applications Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Applications Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Lead Software Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (62.50%) XML
3 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 9 (56.25%) Ajax
4 8 (50.00%) WCF
5 7 (43.75%) WF
5 7 (43.75%) Silverlight
5 7 (43.75%) jQuery
5 7 (43.75%) WinForms
6 6 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 6 (37.50%) JSON
6 6 (37.50%) XHTML
6 6 (37.50%) EDI
7 2 (12.50%) XSLT
7 2 (12.50%) MSMQ
8 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 5 (31.25%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) iSeries
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 7 (43.75%) Web Design
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) XAML
4 6 (37.50%) VB
5 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft