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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 196 168 153
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -15
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 55 62 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 1.02% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.13% 2.40% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 47 56 47
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,750 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
2580 2582 2200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.14% 42.44% 43.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2211 2200 1942
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
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 28 August 2015. 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
Dorset - 22 £36,750 - 3
Gloucestershire -8 12 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Wiltshire -27 9 £38,500 +2.66% 1
Devon -3 7 £38,750 +24.00% 1
Bristol -29 3 £37,500 -
Somerset +4 2 £36,750 +14.84% 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 129 (100.00%) C#
2 122 (94.57%) .NET
3 107 (82.95%) SQL Server
4 104 (80.62%) ASP.NET
4 104 (80.62%) MVC
5 69 (53.49%) JavaScript
6 67 (51.94%) .NET Framework
7 66 (51.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 64 (49.61%) SQL
9 58 (44.96%) HTML
10 57 (44.19%) WCF
11 55 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (42.64%) Entity Framework
12 54 (41.86%) jQuery
13 49 (37.98%) CSS
14 44 (34.11%) TDD
15 40 (31.01%) OO
16 39 (30.23%) Web Services
17 38 (29.46%) Subversion
17 38 (29.46%) Ajax
18 37 (28.68%) WPF
19 36 (27.91%) Team Foundation Server
20 35 (27.13%) Scrum
21 34 (26.36%) NUnit
21 34 (26.36%) Microsoft
22 33 (25.58%) SDLC
23 31 (24.03%) Rhino Mocks
23 31 (24.03%) NHibernate
24 30 (23.26%) Visual Studio
25 28 (21.71%) Castle Windsor

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (10.85%) IIS
2 6 (4.65%) Umbraco
3 5 (3.88%) Confluence
4 3 (2.33%) JBoss
4 3 (2.33%) Apache
5 2 (1.55%) CMS
5 2 (1.55%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.55%) Drupal
5 2 (1.55%) WordPress
6 1 (0.78%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 15 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Changepoint
2 2 (1.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (82.95%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (12.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (10.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (8.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (8.53%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (6.20%) MySQL
7 5 (3.88%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (29.46%) Subversion
2 36 (27.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (26.36%) NUnit
4 31 (24.03%) Rhino Mocks
5 30 (23.26%) Visual Studio
6 12 (9.30%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.88%) Bugzilla
7 5 (3.88%) JIRA
7 5 (3.88%) MSBuild
7 5 (3.88%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.88%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (3.10%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.33%) Log4Net
10 2 (1.55%) Moq
11 1 (0.78%) MSTest
11 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 14 (10.85%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Back Office
3 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.55%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 127 (98.45%) Developer
2 79 (61.24%) .NET Developer
3 40 (31.01%) C# Developer
4 33 (25.58%) Software Developer
5 29 (22.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (13.18%) Senior Developer
7 15 (11.63%) Web Developer
8 14 (10.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (7.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (6.20%) C# Software Developer
12 7 (5.43%) Graduate Developer
12 7 (5.43%) Graduate
13 6 (4.65%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.65%) .NET Software Developer
14 5 (3.88%) Graduate Software Developer
14 5 (3.88%) Junior Developer
14 5 (3.88%) Junior
15 4 (3.10%) Programmer
15 4 (3.10%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (94.57%) .NET
2 104 (80.62%) ASP.NET
3 67 (51.94%) .NET Framework
4 66 (51.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 58 (44.96%) HTML
6 57 (44.19%) WCF
7 55 (42.64%) Entity Framework
8 54 (41.86%) jQuery
9 49 (37.98%) CSS
10 39 (30.23%) Web Services
11 38 (29.46%) Ajax
12 37 (28.68%) WPF
13 31 (24.03%) NHibernate
14 28 (21.71%) Castle Windsor
14 28 (21.71%) MonoRail
15 27 (20.93%) XHTML
16 21 (16.28%) XML
17 17 (13.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
18 16 (12.40%) ASP.NET Web API
19 15 (11.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.71%) Social Network
2 6 (4.65%) Social Media
3 5 (3.88%) Wiki
4 4 (3.10%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.55%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.55%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.55%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) RIA
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.65%) Windows
2 5 (3.88%) Linux
2 5 (3.88%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (1.55%) Android
3 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (80.62%) MVC
2 55 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (34.11%) TDD
4 40 (31.01%) OO
5 35 (27.13%) Scrum
6 33 (25.58%) SDLC
7 28 (21.71%) Web Application Development
8 22 (17.05%) Mentoring
9 16 (12.40%) Unit Testing
9 16 (12.40%) MVVM
10 13 (10.08%) OOP
11 11 (8.53%) Software Engineering
11 11 (8.53%) Performance Testing
11 11 (8.53%) Load Testing
11 11 (8.53%) Coaching
12 9 (6.98%) Web Development
12 9 (6.98%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.43%) SOA
14 6 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (3.88%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 129 (100.00%) C#
2 69 (53.49%) JavaScript
3 64 (49.61%) SQL
4 28 (21.71%) T-SQL
5 19 (14.73%) VB
6 18 (13.95%) VB.NET
7 16 (12.40%) C++
8 13 (10.08%) PHP
9 11 (8.53%) VB6
10 8 (6.20%) Java
11 2 (1.55%) C
12 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.75%) Degree
2 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.65%) MCSD
4 5 (3.88%) MCP
5 3 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 34 (26.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.43%) Oracle
3 5 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.55%) Zend
5 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.78%) ESRI
5 1 (0.78%) Telerik
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