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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 159 193 163
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -30
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 76 30 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.33% 0.51% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.21% 1.13% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 74 28 42
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,550 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2365 2659 2447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.50% 44.82% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2107 2307 2221
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
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
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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +28 28 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Gloucestershire - 18 £42,500 - 2
Wiltshire -4 15 £37,500 +4.16% 5
Bristol -2 7 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Somerset +21 4 £35,000 +16.66%
Devon -13 4 £35,000 +14.75%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 170 (99.42%) C#
2 167 (97.66%) .NET
3 153 (89.47%) ASP.NET
4 146 (85.38%) MVC
5 141 (82.46%) SQL Server
6 103 (60.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 101 (59.06%) .NET Framework
8 95 (55.56%) JavaScript
9 93 (54.39%) SQL
10 84 (49.12%) jQuery
11 80 (46.78%) WCF
12 78 (45.61%) Entity Framework
13 70 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
14 65 (38.01%) HTML
15 64 (37.43%) CSS
16 52 (30.41%) Microsoft
17 49 (28.65%) NUnit
17 49 (28.65%) T-SQL
18 47 (27.49%) NHibernate
19 46 (26.90%) Subversion
19 46 (26.90%) Rhino Mocks
20 43 (25.15%) SDLC
20 43 (25.15%) Web Services
21 41 (23.98%) OO
22 39 (22.81%) Visual Studio
22 39 (22.81%) TDD
23 36 (21.05%) Scrum
24 35 (20.47%) Ajax
25 34 (19.88%) Team Foundation Server
25 34 (19.88%) SQL Server 2008

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 32 (18.71%) IIS
2 3 (1.75%) JBoss
2 3 (1.75%) Apache
3 2 (1.17%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.17%) Drupal
3 2 (1.17%) WordPress
3 2 (1.17%) CMS
3 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (8.77%) Changepoint
2 2 (1.17%) Magento
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (82.46%) SQL Server
2 34 (19.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (9.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (8.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.17%) MySQL
7 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 49 (28.65%) NUnit
2 46 (26.90%) Subversion
2 46 (26.90%) Rhino Mocks
3 39 (22.81%) Visual Studio
4 34 (19.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (9.36%) Log4Net
5 16 (9.36%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (1.75%) Marketing
3 2 (1.17%) Advertising
3 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.58%) Electronics
4 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 169 (98.83%) Developer
2 105 (61.40%) .NET Developer
3 52 (30.41%) C# Developer
4 41 (23.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (16.37%) Software Developer
6 22 (12.87%) Web Developer
7 21 (12.28%) Senior Developer
7 21 (12.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (9.36%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (8.19%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (6.43%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Applications Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Junior
12 5 (2.92%) Graduate
12 5 (2.92%) Graduate Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Junior Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Web Applications Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Graduate Software Developer
12 5 (2.92%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (97.66%) .NET
2 153 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 103 (60.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 101 (59.06%) .NET Framework
5 84 (49.12%) jQuery
6 80 (46.78%) WCF
7 78 (45.61%) Entity Framework
8 65 (38.01%) HTML
9 64 (37.43%) CSS
10 47 (27.49%) NHibernate
11 43 (25.15%) Web Services
12 35 (20.47%) Ajax
13 32 (18.71%) WPF
14 30 (17.54%) MonoRail
14 30 (17.54%) Castle Windsor
15 28 (16.37%) SOAP
15 28 (16.37%) XML
16 27 (15.79%) XHTML
17 26 (15.20%) JSON
17 26 (15.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.54%) Social Network
2 11 (6.43%) Social Media
3 4 (2.34%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.34%) User Experience
3 4 (2.34%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.58%) DTV
5 1 (0.58%) RIA
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.04%) Windows
2 3 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (85.38%) MVC
2 70 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (25.15%) SDLC
4 41 (23.98%) OO
5 39 (22.81%) TDD
6 36 (21.05%) Scrum
7 30 (17.54%) Waterfall
7 30 (17.54%) Mentoring
7 30 (17.54%) Web Application Development
8 25 (14.62%) E-Commerce
9 18 (10.53%) MVVM
10 17 (9.94%) SOA
10 17 (9.94%) Software Engineering
11 16 (9.36%) Time Management
11 16 (9.36%) Active Record
12 15 (8.77%) Coaching
12 15 (8.77%) Web Development
12 15 (8.77%) Performance Testing
12 15 (8.77%) Load Testing
13 11 (6.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (99.42%) C#
2 95 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 93 (54.39%) SQL
4 49 (28.65%) T-SQL
5 28 (16.37%) VB.NET
6 19 (11.11%) C++
7 18 (10.53%) VB
8 17 (9.94%) PHP
9 15 (8.77%) VB6
10 5 (2.92%) XAML
10 5 (2.92%) Java
11 3 (1.75%) C
12 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (11.11%) MCP
2 19 (11.11%) MCSD
3 11 (6.43%) Degree
4 2 (1.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 52 (30.41%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (1.17%) Zend
4 1 (0.58%) SAP
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £4000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Trowbridge
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £32000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago