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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 194 167 206
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +39
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 46 83 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 1.37% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.11% 3.31% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 46 81 25
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2180 2510 2606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 38.87% 41.30% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1871 2230 2283
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +8 14 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Dorset -7 14 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Wiltshire -17 9 £32,500 -17.19%
Somerset +2 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Devon +4 4 £31,250 -10.71%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 95 (96.94%) C#
3 92 (93.88%) ASP.NET
4 71 (72.45%) SQL Server
5 69 (70.41%) MVC
6 61 (62.24%) SQL
7 60 (61.22%) .NET Framework
8 58 (59.18%) Entity Framework
9 55 (56.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 50 (51.02%) HTML
11 49 (50.00%) Microsoft
11 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (45.92%) Web Development
12 45 (45.92%) JavaScript
12 45 (45.92%) CSS
13 44 (44.90%) jQuery
14 41 (41.84%) VB.NET
15 29 (29.59%) T-SQL
15 29 (29.59%) Web Services
16 28 (28.57%) TDD
17 27 (27.55%) Unit Testing
18 26 (26.53%) Finance
19 24 (24.49%) WCF
20 23 (23.47%) Software Engineering
20 23 (23.47%) Ajax
20 23 (23.47%) Visual Studio
21 21 (21.43%) Degree
22 19 (19.39%) OO
22 19 (19.39%) AngularJS
23 16 (16.33%) MS Excel

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.12%) Apache
2 6 (6.12%) JBoss
3 4 (4.08%) CMS
4 3 (3.06%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.04%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) Node.js
6 1 (1.02%) Drupal
6 1 (1.02%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) FTP
1 1 (1.02%) Intranet
1 1 (1.02%) RS-232
1 1 (1.02%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (72.45%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.31%) MS Access
2 15 (15.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (15.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (13.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (13.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.08%) MySQL
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (23.47%) Visual Studio
2 16 (16.33%) NUnit
3 9 (9.18%) Moq
4 6 (6.12%) Subversion
5 5 (5.10%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.04%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.04%) JIRA
6 2 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.04%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.02%) MSTest
7 1 (1.02%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.02%) Selenium
7 1 (1.02%) VisualSVN
General
1 26 (26.53%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Electronics
3 7 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.14%) Marketing
3 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 97 (98.98%) Developer
2 57 (58.16%) C# Developer
3 46 (46.94%) .NET Developer
4 29 (29.59%) C# .NET Developer
4 29 (29.59%) Software Developer
5 25 (25.51%) .NET Software Developer
6 23 (23.47%) ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (22.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (20.41%) Web Developer
9 19 (19.39%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (18.37%) SQL Developer
11 11 (11.22%) Agile Developer
12 10 (10.20%) Agile .NET Developer
12 10 (10.20%) Agile C# Developer
12 10 (10.20%) Senior Developer
13 8 (8.16%) Senior C# Developer
14 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 7 (7.14%) Silverlight Developer
14 7 (7.14%) WPF Developer
15 4 (4.08%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 92 (93.88%) ASP.NET
3 60 (61.22%) .NET Framework
4 58 (59.18%) Entity Framework
5 55 (56.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 50 (51.02%) HTML
7 45 (45.92%) CSS
8 44 (44.90%) jQuery
9 29 (29.59%) Web Services
10 24 (24.49%) WCF
11 23 (23.47%) Ajax
12 19 (19.39%) AngularJS
13 14 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
13 14 (14.29%) REST
13 14 (14.29%) SOAP
14 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (13.27%) Classic ASP
15 12 (12.24%) JSON
16 10 (10.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Computer Science
1 9 (9.18%) Mathematics
1 9 (9.18%) Physics
2 5 (5.10%) Social Network
3 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.02%) RIA
4 1 (1.02%) User Experience
4 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (70.41%) MVC
2 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (45.92%) Web Development
4 28 (28.57%) TDD
5 27 (27.55%) Unit Testing
6 23 (23.47%) Software Engineering
7 19 (19.39%) OO
8 13 (13.27%) SDLC
9 12 (12.24%) BDD
9 12 (12.24%) OOD
10 11 (11.22%) Performance Improvement
11 10 (10.20%) Scrum
12 9 (9.18%) Machine Learning
12 9 (9.18%) SOLID
13 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
14 7 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (7.14%) Programme Management
15 6 (6.12%) Domain-Driven Design
15 6 (6.12%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (96.94%) C#
2 61 (62.24%) SQL
3 45 (45.92%) JavaScript
4 41 (41.84%) VB.NET
5 29 (29.59%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.20%) Java
7 8 (8.16%) XAML
8 3 (3.06%) VB
9 2 (2.04%) C++
10 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (21.43%) Degree
2 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
Vendors
1 49 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.02%) CA
4 1 (1.02%) DevExpress
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