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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 145 172 174
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 100 51 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.68% 0.96% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.89% 2.22% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 98 34 41
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
2572 2295 2432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.12% 43.05% 44.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2061 2207
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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 48 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Wiltshire +17 32 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Bristol -18 9 £38,500 +2.66% 1
Gloucestershire 0 8 £33,750 -18.18% 1
Devon -7 2 £31,750 +5.83% 2
Somerset - 1 £37,000 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 201 (98.05%) C#
2 194 (94.63%) .NET
3 181 (88.29%) ASP.NET
4 158 (77.07%) MVC
5 149 (72.68%) SQL Server
6 137 (66.83%) .NET Framework
7 124 (60.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 116 (56.59%) JavaScript
9 113 (55.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 111 (54.15%) jQuery
11 98 (47.80%) SQL
12 91 (44.39%) HTML
12 91 (44.39%) CSS
13 83 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
14 82 (40.00%) WCF
15 56 (27.32%) Microsoft
16 47 (22.93%) Visual Studio
17 44 (21.46%) Web Services
18 40 (19.51%) Subversion
19 39 (19.02%) Ajax
19 39 (19.02%) XML
19 39 (19.02%) T-SQL
19 39 (19.02%) VB.NET
20 38 (18.54%) NUnit
21 37 (18.05%) JSON
21 37 (18.05%) OO
22 36 (17.56%) SOAP
22 36 (17.56%) SQL Server 2008
23 33 (16.10%) NHibernate
23 33 (16.10%) Scrum

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 21 (10.24%) IIS
2 19 (9.27%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.44%) CMS
6 3 (1.46%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.46%) JBoss
6 3 (1.46%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (3.41%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) GitHub
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.93%) VPN
2 5 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (72.68%) SQL Server
2 36 (17.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (8.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (5.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.41%) MS Access
9 7 (3.41%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (2.93%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.44%) MySQL
12 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 47 (22.93%) Visual Studio
2 40 (19.51%) Subversion
3 38 (18.54%) NUnit
4 32 (15.61%) Rhino Mocks
5 24 (11.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (6.34%) TeamCity
6 13 (6.34%) Log4Net
7 5 (2.44%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.44%) Moq
7 5 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (8.78%) Finance
2 7 (3.41%) Advertising
3 5 (2.44%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.46%) Retail
5 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 204 (99.51%) Developer
2 103 (50.24%) .NET Developer
3 47 (22.93%) C# Developer
4 35 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (15.12%) Software Developer
6 26 (12.68%) Web Developer
7 22 (10.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (9.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (8.78%) Senior Developer
10 15 (7.32%) Applications Developer
11 11 (5.37%) SQL Developer
11 11 (5.37%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (3.90%) UI Developer
12 8 (3.90%) Web Applications Developer
13 7 (3.41%) Junior Developer
13 7 (3.41%) Junior
13 7 (3.41%) Junior .NET Developer
14 6 (2.93%) Front-End Developer
14 6 (2.93%) Systems Administrator
15 5 (2.44%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (94.63%) .NET
2 181 (88.29%) ASP.NET
3 137 (66.83%) .NET Framework
4 124 (60.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 113 (55.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 111 (54.15%) jQuery
7 91 (44.39%) CSS
7 91 (44.39%) HTML
8 82 (40.00%) WCF
9 44 (21.46%) Web Services
10 39 (19.02%) XML
10 39 (19.02%) Ajax
11 37 (18.05%) JSON
12 36 (17.56%) SOAP
13 33 (16.10%) NHibernate
14 31 (15.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 31 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 30 (14.63%) Razor View Engine
16 29 (14.15%) REST
17 26 (12.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.27%) Social Network
2 8 (3.90%) Social Media
2 8 (3.90%) User Experience
3 6 (2.93%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.44%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.44%) Open Source
5 3 (1.46%) RIA
6 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.49%) DTV
7 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.15%) Windows
2 6 (2.93%) Linux
2 6 (2.93%) Ubuntu
3 2 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (0.98%) Android
3 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.49%) Debian
4 1 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (77.07%) MVC
2 83 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (18.05%) OO
4 33 (16.10%) Scrum
5 32 (15.61%) TDD
5 32 (15.61%) Waterfall
6 27 (13.17%) E-Commerce
7 23 (11.22%) Software Engineering
8 22 (10.73%) Web Development
9 21 (10.24%) Unit Testing
9 21 (10.24%) Web Application Development
10 18 (8.78%) Mentoring
11 17 (8.29%) MVVM
12 13 (6.34%) Time Management
12 13 (6.34%) SOA
12 13 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (6.34%) Active Record
13 11 (5.37%) Dependency Injection
14 9 (4.39%) BDD
15 7 (3.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 201 (98.05%) C#
2 116 (56.59%) JavaScript
3 98 (47.80%) SQL
4 39 (19.02%) T-SQL
4 39 (19.02%) VB.NET
5 15 (7.32%) VB
5 15 (7.32%) PHP
6 12 (5.85%) XAML
7 9 (4.39%) Java
8 8 (3.90%) VB6
9 7 (3.41%) C++
10 6 (2.93%) Python
11 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (11.71%) Degree
2 23 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.32%) MCP
4 13 (6.34%) MCSD
5 12 (5.85%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.41%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.41%) MCPD
7 6 (2.93%) VCP4
8 5 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 56 (27.32%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.76%) Oracle
3 4 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.46%) Telerik
5 1 (0.49%) SAP
5 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
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