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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 87 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 7 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.63% - 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% - 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 9
Average salary £30,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
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
373 445 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.39% 38.80% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 337 400 304
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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 21 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 7 £30,000 -
LINQ
Wales

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) jQuery
3 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
3 8 (53.33%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
3 8 (53.33%) SAP
3 8 (53.33%) SOAP
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) XML
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) Web Development
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 7 (46.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (40.00%) VB
5 6 (40.00%) IIS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (40.00%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Lead Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (93.33%) jQuery
3 8 (53.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 8 (53.33%) SOAP
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
5 6 (40.00%) JSON
5 6 (40.00%) XHTML
5 6 (40.00%) EDI
5 6 (40.00%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) WCF
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Web Development
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Time Management
3 6 (40.00%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
2 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
3 7 (46.67%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore