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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 150 141 193
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +52
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 86 75 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.37% 1.42% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.27% 3.20% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 80 56 25
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £29,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £47,500 £44,000
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
2626 2346 2122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.69% 44.49% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2290 2114 1893
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +11 36 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Bristol -8 15 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Somerset -9 12 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Devon -12 11 £32,500 -16.66% 2
Dorset -8 7 £35,000 - 2
Gloucestershire -7 4 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Cornwall - 1 £24,000 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 125 (93.98%) C#
2 123 (92.48%) .NET
3 102 (76.69%) ASP.NET
4 84 (63.16%) .NET Framework
5 80 (60.15%) MVC
6 79 (59.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 75 (56.39%) SQL
8 68 (51.13%) SQL Server
9 61 (45.86%) jQuery
10 55 (41.35%) JavaScript
11 52 (39.10%) WCF
12 49 (36.84%) HTML
13 47 (35.34%) Visual Studio
13 47 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (33.83%) Web Services
15 42 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 40 (30.08%) JSON
17 39 (29.32%) CSS
18 38 (28.57%) XML
19 36 (27.07%) SOAP
20 35 (26.32%) HTML5
21 33 (24.81%) WPF
22 31 (23.31%) VB.NET
23 25 (18.80%) OO
24 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
24 24 (18.05%) REST
24 24 (18.05%) CSS3
25 23 (17.29%) Ajax
26 22 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
26 22 (16.54%) Razor View Engine

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (9.77%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.76%) CMS
4 4 (3.01%) Node.js
5 3 (2.26%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (9.02%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.26%) Heroku
2 3 (2.26%) GitHub
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
3 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) VPN
2 1 (0.75%) SMPP
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (51.13%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (9.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (8.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (7.52%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.51%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.51%) MS Access
8 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.50%) Redis
10 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.75%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 47 (35.34%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.52%) NUnit
3 7 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.26%) Moq
4 6 (4.51%) Subversion
5 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (3.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (3.76%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.75%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 6 (4.51%) Retail
3 4 (3.01%) Finance
3 4 (3.01%) Advertising
4 2 (1.50%) Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 126 (94.74%) Developer
2 43 (32.33%) .NET Developer
3 29 (21.80%) C# Developer
4 15 (11.28%) Web Developer
5 14 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 14 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (9.02%) Front-End Developer
7 10 (7.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (6.77%) SQL Developer
8 9 (6.77%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (3.76%) UI Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.01%) HTML Developer
12 3 (2.26%) Web Applications Developer
12 3 (2.26%) Systems Developer
12 3 (2.26%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (92.48%) .NET
2 102 (76.69%) ASP.NET
3 84 (63.16%) .NET Framework
4 79 (59.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 61 (45.86%) jQuery
6 52 (39.10%) WCF
7 49 (36.84%) HTML
8 45 (33.83%) Web Services
9 42 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (30.08%) JSON
11 39 (29.32%) CSS
12 38 (28.57%) XML
13 36 (27.07%) SOAP
14 35 (26.32%) HTML5
15 33 (24.81%) WPF
16 24 (18.05%) REST
16 24 (18.05%) CSS3
17 23 (17.29%) Ajax
18 22 (16.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 22 (16.54%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.77%) N-Tier
2 8 (6.02%) User Experience
3 6 (4.51%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.51%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.76%) Social Network
4 5 (3.76%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.50%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.50%) RIA
6 2 (1.50%) Open Source
6 2 (1.50%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.75%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.75%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (1.50%) Linux
2 2 (1.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.75%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (60.15%) MVC
2 47 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.80%) OO
4 20 (15.04%) TDD
5 19 (14.29%) Scrum
6 14 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 11 (8.27%) Data Mapping
7 11 (8.27%) MVVM
7 11 (8.27%) Logistics
8 10 (7.52%) OOD
8 10 (7.52%) Waterfall
9 8 (6.02%) BDD
9 8 (6.02%) Document Management
10 7 (5.26%) Web Application Development
10 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.76%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.76%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (3.01%) Web Development
13 3 (2.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 125 (93.98%) C#
2 75 (56.39%) SQL
3 55 (41.35%) JavaScript
4 31 (23.31%) VB.NET
5 12 (9.02%) Java
6 11 (8.27%) XAML
7 8 (6.02%) VB
8 7 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.26%) VB6
10 2 (1.50%) Python
10 2 (1.50%) PHP
11 1 (0.75%) C
11 1 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (6.77%) Degree
2 7 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 7 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.03%) Oracle
3 4 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.26%) Telerik
4 3 (2.26%) AppFog
5 1 (0.75%) VMware
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