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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 200 174 203
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +29
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 37 76 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 1.27% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 2.99% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 37 75 36
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £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
2023 2546 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.18% 42.39% 44.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 2223 2390
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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -6 11 £37,500 - 3
Wiltshire +13 10 £33,750 -10.00% 1
Bristol +22 5 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Devon +1 5 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Gloucestershire -14 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Somerset -4 2 £38,750 +10.71%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 85 (95.51%) C#
3 83 (93.26%) ASP.NET
4 65 (73.03%) SQL Server
5 60 (67.42%) MVC
6 59 (66.29%) .NET Framework
7 55 (61.80%) Entity Framework
8 53 (59.55%) SQL
9 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
10 46 (51.69%) HTML
10 46 (51.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 43 (48.31%) CSS
12 42 (47.19%) Microsoft
13 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (44.94%) Web Development
14 37 (41.57%) jQuery
15 33 (37.08%) VB.NET
16 28 (31.46%) Unit Testing
17 27 (30.34%) Web Services
18 25 (28.09%) AngularJS
19 24 (26.97%) Finance
20 23 (25.84%) Degree
21 22 (24.72%) Software Engineering
22 20 (22.47%) TDD
22 20 (22.47%) T-SQL
23 19 (21.35%) Visual Studio
24 17 (19.10%) OO
25 16 (17.98%) WCF
26 15 (16.85%) MS Excel
26 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET Web API

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 6 (6.74%) IIS
1 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.62%) Apache
2 5 (5.62%) JBoss
3 4 (4.49%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.12%) Drupal
5 1 (1.12%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (16.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) FTP
1 1 (1.12%) Intranet
1 1 (1.12%) RS-232
1 1 (1.12%) RS-485
1 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (73.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (7.87%) MS Access
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.62%) MySQL
5 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (21.35%) Visual Studio
2 11 (12.36%) NUnit
3 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (10.11%) Moq
5 4 (4.49%) JIRA
6 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.37%) Subversion
7 2 (2.25%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.12%) NSubstitute
8 1 (1.12%) VisualSVN
General
1 24 (26.97%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Electronics
2 8 (8.99%) Marketing
3 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 88 (98.88%) Developer
2 54 (60.67%) C# Developer
3 48 (53.93%) .NET Developer
4 30 (33.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 30 (33.71%) Software Developer
5 26 (29.21%) .NET Software Developer
5 26 (29.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (25.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (22.47%) C# Software Developer
8 18 (20.22%) SQL Developer
9 16 (17.98%) Web Developer
10 10 (11.24%) Agile Developer
10 10 (11.24%) Senior Developer
11 9 (10.11%) Agile .NET Developer
11 9 (10.11%) Agile C# Developer
12 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 8 (8.99%) WPF Developer
13 7 (7.87%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (7.87%) Silverlight Developer
14 4 (4.49%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 83 (93.26%) ASP.NET
3 59 (66.29%) .NET Framework
4 55 (61.80%) Entity Framework
5 46 (51.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 46 (51.69%) HTML
6 43 (48.31%) CSS
7 37 (41.57%) jQuery
8 27 (30.34%) Web Services
9 25 (28.09%) AngularJS
10 16 (17.98%) WCF
11 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (13.48%) REST
14 11 (12.36%) Ajax
14 11 (12.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (10.11%) JSON
15 9 (10.11%) Silverlight
15 9 (10.11%) SOAP
15 9 (10.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Computer Science
1 9 (10.11%) Mathematics
1 9 (10.11%) Physics
2 5 (5.62%) User Experience
3 2 (2.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) RIA
4 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Android
1 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (67.42%) MVC
2 40 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (44.94%) Web Development
3 28 (31.46%) Unit Testing
4 22 (24.72%) Software Engineering
5 20 (22.47%) TDD
6 17 (19.10%) OO
7 14 (15.73%) SDLC
8 12 (13.48%) BDD
9 11 (12.36%) OOD
10 9 (10.11%) Machine Learning
11 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
12 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.87%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (7.87%) Programme Management
12 7 (7.87%) SOLID
13 6 (6.74%) Prototyping
14 5 (5.62%) Domain-Driven Design
14 5 (5.62%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 85 (95.51%) C#
2 53 (59.55%) SQL
3 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
4 33 (37.08%) VB.NET
5 20 (22.47%) T-SQL
6 9 (10.11%) Java
7 8 (8.99%) XAML
8 4 (4.49%) VB
9 2 (2.25%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (25.84%) Degree
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.12%) MCP
Vendors
1 42 (47.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) SAP
3 4 (4.49%) Facebook
3 4 (4.49%) Google
3 4 (4.49%) Twitter
4 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.12%) CA
4 1 (1.12%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.12%) Telerik
4 1 (1.12%) Xamarin
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