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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 204 184 187
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 31 68 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 1.15% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 2.63% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31 63 44
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £43,550
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
2112 2586 2663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.37% 43.74% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1860 2232 2298
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Dorset -11 10 £37,500 +5.63% 2
Wiltshire +8 7 £37,500 - 2
Devon +1 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Gloucestershire -10 5 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Bristol +21 2 £42,500 -8.10% 2
Somerset -13 2 £40,250 +15.00%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 73 (93.59%) C#
3 72 (92.31%) ASP.NET
4 61 (78.21%) SQL Server
5 52 (66.67%) MVC
5 52 (66.67%) .NET Framework
6 47 (60.26%) Entity Framework
7 43 (55.13%) SQL
8 42 (53.85%) JavaScript
9 41 (52.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (46.15%) HTML
11 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (42.31%) Microsoft
13 32 (41.03%) CSS
14 30 (38.46%) Web Development
15 28 (35.90%) jQuery
15 28 (35.90%) VB.NET
16 24 (30.77%) AngularJS
17 23 (29.49%) Unit Testing
18 21 (26.92%) Finance
19 19 (24.36%) TDD
20 18 (23.08%) Degree
21 17 (21.79%) Web Services
22 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
22 16 (20.51%) SDLC
23 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
24 13 (16.67%) OO
24 13 (16.67%) Visual Studio
24 13 (16.67%) T-SQL
25 12 (15.38%) 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 5 (6.41%) IIS
2 4 (5.13%) Apache
2 4 (5.13%) JBoss
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.41%) GitHub
3 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) RS-232
1 1 (1.28%) RS-485
1 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (78.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (6.41%) MySQL
4 4 (5.13%) MS Access
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.97%) NUnit
4 5 (6.41%) JIRA
4 5 (6.41%) Moq
5 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.85%) Subversion
6 2 (2.56%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.28%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.28%) VisualSVN
General
1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Electronics
2 8 (10.26%) Marketing
3 7 (8.97%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (98.72%) Developer
2 47 (60.26%) .NET Developer
3 46 (58.97%) C# Developer
4 26 (33.33%) Software Developer
5 25 (32.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (28.21%) .NET Software Developer
7 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (20.51%) C# Software Developer
10 14 (17.95%) SQL Developer
11 11 (14.10%) Web Developer
12 10 (12.82%) Agile Developer
13 9 (11.54%) Agile .NET Developer
13 9 (11.54%) Agile C# Developer
14 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
14 8 (10.26%) WPF Developer
15 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 7 (8.97%) Silverlight Developer
16 5 (6.41%) .NET Web Developer
16 5 (6.41%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 52 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 47 (60.26%) Entity Framework
5 41 (52.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (46.15%) HTML
7 32 (41.03%) CSS
8 28 (35.90%) jQuery
9 24 (30.77%) AngularJS
10 17 (21.79%) Web Services
11 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (15.38%) WCF
13 10 (12.82%) WPF
14 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 8 (10.26%) REST
15 8 (10.26%) Silverlight
16 7 (8.97%) Ajax
17 6 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.41%) Mathematics
1 5 (6.41%) Physics
1 5 (6.41%) User Experience
2 1 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.28%) RIA
2 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Android
1 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (66.67%) MVC
2 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (38.46%) Web Development
4 23 (29.49%) Unit Testing
5 19 (24.36%) TDD
6 16 (20.51%) SDLC
6 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
7 13 (16.67%) OO
8 11 (14.10%) BDD
9 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.97%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.97%) Programme Management
11 6 (7.69%) OOD
12 5 (6.41%) Machine Learning
12 5 (6.41%) Mobile First
12 5 (6.41%) Project Management
13 4 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (5.13%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (93.59%) C#
2 43 (55.13%) SQL
3 42 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 28 (35.90%) VB.NET
5 13 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 8 (10.26%) Java
6 8 (10.26%) XAML
7 3 (3.85%) VB
8 2 (2.56%) C++
9 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) MCP
Vendors
1 33 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) SAP
3 6 (7.69%) Google
4 5 (6.41%) Facebook
4 5 (6.41%) Twitter
5 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.28%) CA
5 1 (1.28%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.28%) Telerik
5 1 (1.28%) Xamarin
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