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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 171 150 180
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +30
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 55 68 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.90% 1.31% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 3.01% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 50 52 38
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
2591 2262 2170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.50% 43.56% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2209 2000 1972
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 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 August 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 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
Wiltshire -3 32 £38,500 +6.94% 5
Bristol +1 12 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Gloucestershire -7 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Somerset -16 3 £30,000 -36.84%
Devon -19 2 £30,000 +14.28% 1
Cornwall - 1 £24,000 - 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 84 (96.55%) .NET
2 76 (87.36%) C#
3 74 (85.06%) ASP.NET
4 60 (68.97%) .NET Framework
5 54 (62.07%) SQL
6 53 (60.92%) SQL Server
6 53 (60.92%) MVC
7 48 (55.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 42 (48.28%) jQuery
9 37 (42.53%) JavaScript
10 34 (39.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (37.93%) Web Services
12 30 (34.48%) HTML
12 30 (34.48%) WCF
13 27 (31.03%) Visual Studio
13 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
14 26 (29.89%) JSON
15 24 (27.59%) VB.NET
16 23 (26.44%) CSS
17 22 (25.29%) SOAP
17 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 20 (22.99%) WPF
18 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (21.84%) REST
20 18 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
21 17 (19.54%) XML
21 17 (19.54%) Scrum
22 16 (18.39%) OO
22 16 (18.39%) HTML5
23 14 (16.09%) Razor View Engine

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.60%) Node.js
4 2 (2.30%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.15%) CMS
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.45%) Heroku
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) HTTP
1 1 (1.15%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (60.92%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (9.20%) MS Access
5 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.75%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.30%) Redis
9 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.15%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 27 (31.03%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.60%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.30%) Moq
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 4 (4.60%) Retail
2 3 (3.45%) Advertising
3 2 (2.30%) Finance
3 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Back Office
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (91.95%) Developer
2 31 (35.63%) .NET Developer
3 24 (27.59%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Web Developer
4 10 (11.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (8.05%) SQL Developer
6 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Programmer
10 2 (2.30%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (2.30%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (96.55%) .NET
2 74 (85.06%) ASP.NET
3 60 (68.97%) .NET Framework
4 48 (55.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 42 (48.28%) jQuery
6 34 (39.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (37.93%) Web Services
8 30 (34.48%) WCF
8 30 (34.48%) HTML
9 26 (29.89%) JSON
10 23 (26.44%) CSS
11 22 (25.29%) SOAP
11 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 20 (22.99%) WPF
13 19 (21.84%) REST
14 17 (19.54%) XML
15 16 (18.39%) HTML5
16 14 (16.09%) Razor View Engine
17 13 (14.94%) Ajax
18 11 (12.64%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.15%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.92%) MVC
2 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.54%) Scrum
4 16 (18.39%) OO
5 12 (13.79%) TDD
6 10 (11.49%) OOD
7 9 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 8 (9.20%) Data Mapping
8 8 (9.20%) Logistics
8 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.05%) Refactoring
9 7 (8.05%) BDD
10 6 (6.90%) Document Management
11 5 (5.75%) MVVM
12 4 (4.60%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
13 3 (3.45%) SOA
14 2 (2.30%) CRM
14 2 (2.30%) Web Development
14 2 (2.30%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (87.36%) C#
2 54 (62.07%) SQL
3 37 (42.53%) JavaScript
4 24 (27.59%) VB.NET
5 9 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 7 (8.05%) VB
7 6 (6.90%) Java
8 5 (5.75%) XAML
9 3 (3.45%) VB6
10 1 (1.15%) C
10 1 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) AppFog
4 2 (2.30%) Ektron
5 1 (1.15%) VMware
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Parking
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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