The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 146 145 181
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +36
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 104 86 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.60% 1.52% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.81% 3.39% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 98 64 38
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £29,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
England

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2733 2540 2115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.96% 45.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2394 2293 1896
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LINQ
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the South West region.

LINQ Salary Trend in the South West

LINQ
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in the South West

LINQ
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Wiltshire +2 41 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Dorset +1 18 £35,000 - 6
Bristol -7 18 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Somerset +7 12 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Devon -8 10 £32,500 -16.66% 2
Gloucestershire -14 5 £36,500 +12.30% 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 155 (95.09%) C#
2 149 (91.41%) .NET
3 129 (79.14%) ASP.NET
4 106 (65.03%) .NET Framework
5 104 (63.80%) MVC
6 98 (60.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 89 (54.60%) SQL Server
8 87 (53.37%) SQL
9 85 (52.15%) JavaScript
10 78 (47.85%) jQuery
11 72 (44.17%) HTML
12 68 (41.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 64 (39.26%) CSS
14 60 (36.81%) WCF
15 57 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
16 53 (32.52%) Web Services
17 52 (31.90%) Visual Studio
18 48 (29.45%) XML
19 46 (28.22%) SOAP
20 41 (25.15%) JSON
21 36 (22.09%) VB.NET
22 34 (20.86%) Microsoft
23 33 (20.25%) WPF
24 32 (19.63%) HTML5
25 30 (18.40%) REST
25 30 (18.40%) Ajax
26 27 (16.56%) OO
27 26 (15.95%) Razor View Engine
28 24 (14.72%) CSS3
28 24 (14.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 16 (9.82%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.07%) CMS
4 4 (2.45%) Node.js
4 4 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.84%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (7.36%) Photoshop
1 12 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.84%) Heroku
3 3 (1.84%) GitHub
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.68%) VPN
2 5 (3.07%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (54.60%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.91%) MS Access
6 8 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (4.29%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.07%) MySQL
9 4 (2.45%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.84%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.23%) Redis
12 1 (0.61%) Big Data
12 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.61%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 52 (31.90%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.20%) Subversion
3 11 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (6.75%) NUnit
4 6 (3.68%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (3.68%) Moq
5 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (3.07%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (6.13%) Finance
2 7 (4.29%) Aerospace
2 7 (4.29%) Retail
3 5 (3.07%) Advertising
4 2 (1.23%) Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 157 (96.32%) Developer
2 61 (37.42%) .NET Developer
3 35 (21.47%) C# Developer
4 22 (13.50%) Web Developer
5 21 (12.88%) Software Developer
5 21 (12.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (8.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (7.36%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.36%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (6.13%) Applications Developer
8 10 (6.13%) SQL Developer
9 9 (5.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.29%) Junior Developer
10 7 (4.29%) Junior
11 6 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.68%) Systems Developer
11 6 (3.68%) Web Applications Developer
11 6 (3.68%) Junior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.07%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.07%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (91.41%) .NET
2 129 (79.14%) ASP.NET
3 106 (65.03%) .NET Framework
4 98 (60.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 78 (47.85%) jQuery
6 72 (44.17%) HTML
7 68 (41.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 64 (39.26%) CSS
9 60 (36.81%) WCF
10 53 (32.52%) Web Services
11 48 (29.45%) XML
12 46 (28.22%) SOAP
13 41 (25.15%) JSON
14 33 (20.25%) WPF
15 32 (19.63%) HTML5
16 30 (18.40%) REST
16 30 (18.40%) Ajax
17 26 (15.95%) Razor View Engine
18 24 (14.72%) CSS3
18 24 (14.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.91%) User Experience
2 6 (3.68%) N-Tier
2 6 (3.68%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.68%) Social Network
3 5 (3.07%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.07%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.07%) Open Source
3 5 (3.07%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (1.84%) Social Media
4 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.23%) RIA
5 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.50%) Windows
2 6 (3.68%) Linux
2 6 (3.68%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.61%) Android
3 1 (0.61%) CentOS
3 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (63.80%) MVC
2 57 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (16.56%) OO
4 22 (13.50%) Scrum
4 22 (13.50%) Unit Testing
5 21 (12.88%) TDD
6 18 (11.04%) Waterfall
7 15 (9.20%) Web Development
8 14 (8.59%) Software Engineering
9 11 (6.75%) Logistics
9 11 (6.75%) E-Commerce
9 11 (6.75%) OOD
9 11 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (6.75%) Data Mapping
9 11 (6.75%) BDD
10 10 (6.13%) Web Application Development
11 9 (5.52%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (4.91%) MVVM
13 7 (4.29%) Mentoring
14 6 (3.68%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 155 (95.09%) C#
2 87 (53.37%) SQL
3 85 (52.15%) JavaScript
4 36 (22.09%) VB.NET
5 13 (7.98%) Java
6 11 (6.75%) T-SQL
7 10 (6.13%) VB
8 8 (4.91%) PHP
8 8 (4.91%) XAML
9 6 (3.68%) Python
10 2 (1.23%) VB6
11 1 (0.61%) C
11 1 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (9.82%) Degree
2 11 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.29%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.45%) MCPD
5 1 (0.61%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (20.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.66%) Oracle
3 4 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.84%) Telerik
4 3 (1.84%) AppFog
5 1 (0.61%) VMware
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
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