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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 87 86
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.61% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.79% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
448 392 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 36.22% 34.33% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 381 355 384
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,225
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
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 31 July 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) WPF

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior WinForms Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) MVVM
1 3 (75.00%) UML
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle