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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 198 140 171
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +31
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 56 106 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.98% 1.77% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 4.08% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 54 105 45
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
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
2363 2596 2425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.21% 43.27% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2018 2357 2178
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 -9 26 £38,500 +10.00% 6
Devon +13 10 £30,000 -16.66%
Bristol -10 9 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Gloucestershire -4 4 £45,000 +26.76% 1
Somerset -4 4 £38,500 +6.94%
Wiltshire -31 3 £32,500 -18.75%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 115 (99.14%) C#
2 108 (93.10%) .NET
3 101 (87.07%) ASP.NET
4 89 (76.72%) MVC
5 82 (70.69%) SQL Server
6 71 (61.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 68 (58.62%) Entity Framework
7 68 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (56.03%) jQuery
9 64 (55.17%) .NET Framework
10 63 (54.31%) SQL
11 59 (50.86%) Microsoft
12 55 (47.41%) HTML
13 53 (45.69%) JavaScript
14 49 (42.24%) CSS
15 46 (39.66%) Web Services
16 43 (37.07%) Ajax
16 43 (37.07%) WCF
17 41 (35.34%) TDD
18 35 (30.17%) OO
19 33 (28.45%) VB.NET
20 28 (24.14%) T-SQL
20 28 (24.14%) Scrum
20 28 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 27 (23.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 27 (23.28%) Unit Testing
22 26 (22.41%) Visual Studio
23 23 (19.83%) Web Development
23 23 (19.83%) ASP.NET Web API
24 21 (18.10%) Software Engineering

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (12.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.17%) Apache
2 6 (5.17%) JBoss
3 5 (4.31%) CMS
4 3 (2.59%) Node.js
4 3 (2.59%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.72%) Drupal
5 2 (1.72%) IIS
5 2 (1.72%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.72%) WordPress
6 1 (0.86%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) FTP
1 1 (0.86%) Intranet
1 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (70.69%) SQL Server
2 28 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (23.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (13.79%) MS Access
5 15 (12.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (11.21%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (4.31%) MySQL
9 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (22.41%) Visual Studio
2 20 (17.24%) NUnit
3 16 (13.79%) Subversion
3 16 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (11.21%) Git (software)
4 13 (11.21%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (10.34%) Bitbucket
5 12 (10.34%) JIRA
5 12 (10.34%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (6.03%) Moq
7 1 (0.86%) MSTest
7 1 (0.86%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.86%) Selenium
7 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (13.79%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Back Office
3 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 116 (100.00%) Developer
2 73 (62.93%) C# Developer
3 60 (51.72%) .NET Developer
4 42 (36.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (21.55%) Web Developer
6 22 (18.97%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (18.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (18.10%) Software Developer
7 21 (18.10%) SQL Developer
8 17 (14.66%) .NET Software Developer
9 15 (12.93%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (8.62%) Agile Developer
10 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 9 (7.76%) Agile .NET Developer
11 9 (7.76%) Agile C# Developer
12 8 (6.90%) C# Web Developer
12 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Developer
13 6 (5.17%) Senior C# Developer
13 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
14 4 (3.45%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (93.10%) .NET
2 101 (87.07%) ASP.NET
3 71 (61.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 68 (58.62%) Entity Framework
5 65 (56.03%) jQuery
6 64 (55.17%) .NET Framework
7 55 (47.41%) HTML
8 49 (42.24%) CSS
9 46 (39.66%) Web Services
10 43 (37.07%) Ajax
10 43 (37.07%) WCF
11 23 (19.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (18.10%) SOAP
13 20 (17.24%) WPF
14 18 (15.52%) Razor View Engine
15 16 (13.79%) AngularJS
16 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 15 (12.93%) JSON
17 13 (11.21%) MonoRail
17 13 (11.21%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Social Network
2 9 (7.76%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.03%) Physics
4 3 (2.59%) User Experience
5 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (76.72%) MVC
2 68 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (35.34%) TDD
4 35 (30.17%) OO
5 28 (24.14%) Scrum
6 27 (23.28%) Unit Testing
7 23 (19.83%) Web Development
8 21 (18.10%) Software Engineering
9 20 (17.24%) SDLC
10 14 (12.07%) SOLID
10 14 (12.07%) Web Application Development
11 12 (10.34%) Performance Improvement
12 10 (8.62%) OOD
12 10 (8.62%) OOP
13 8 (6.90%) Mentoring
14 7 (6.03%) BDD
14 7 (6.03%) Machine Learning
14 7 (6.03%) MVVM
15 5 (4.31%) Responsive Web Design
16 4 (3.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (99.14%) C#
2 63 (54.31%) SQL
3 53 (45.69%) JavaScript
4 33 (28.45%) VB.NET
5 28 (24.14%) T-SQL
6 11 (9.48%) Java
7 5 (4.31%) C++
8 2 (1.72%) VB
9 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (17.24%) Degree
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
Vendors
1 59 (50.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.86%) CA
3 1 (0.86%) Telerik
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