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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 168 145 196
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +51
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 70 66 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.13% 1.30% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.68% 2.96% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 65 50 23
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £28,950 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
2608 2228 2145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.94% 43.79% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 1996 1936
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Wiltshire +14 32 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Bristol -12 12 £38,500 +28.33% 1
Somerset -9 8 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Devon - 8 £32,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -5 5 £40,000 +23.07%
Dorset -13 3 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Cornwall - 1 £24,000 - 1
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 103 (94.50%) .NET
2 99 (90.83%) C#
3 85 (77.98%) ASP.NET
4 73 (66.97%) .NET Framework
5 69 (63.30%) MVC
5 69 (63.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 67 (61.47%) SQL
7 61 (55.96%) SQL Server
8 52 (47.71%) jQuery
9 47 (43.12%) JavaScript
10 43 (39.45%) HTML
11 42 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (35.78%) WCF
12 39 (35.78%) Visual Studio
13 38 (34.86%) Web Services
13 38 (34.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (33.03%) CSS
15 34 (31.19%) JSON
16 31 (28.44%) SOAP
17 29 (26.61%) XML
17 29 (26.61%) HTML5
18 26 (23.85%) WPF
19 24 (22.02%) VB.NET
19 24 (22.02%) Microsoft
20 23 (21.10%) REST
21 22 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
22 19 (17.43%) Razor View Engine
22 19 (17.43%) CSS3
22 19 (17.43%) SQL Server 2008
23 17 (15.60%) Windows

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (5.50%) CMS
4 4 (3.67%) Node.js
5 3 (2.75%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.75%) Heroku
2 3 (2.75%) GitHub
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) HTTP
1 1 (0.92%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (55.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (11.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (9.17%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.59%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.59%) MS Access
7 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.83%) Redis
9 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.92%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 39 (35.78%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.42%) Moq
3 7 (6.42%) NUnit
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.75%) Subversion
7 2 (1.83%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (4.59%) Aerospace
2 4 (3.67%) Advertising
2 4 (3.67%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Retail
3 2 (1.83%) Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.92%) Back Office
4 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 101 (92.66%) Developer
2 36 (33.03%) .NET Developer
3 25 (22.94%) C# Developer
4 13 (11.93%) Web Developer
4 13 (11.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.17%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (8.26%) SQL Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Software Developer
7 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Junior
10 3 (2.75%) Applications Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Web Applications Developer
11 2 (1.83%) .NET Programmer
11 2 (1.83%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (1.83%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (94.50%) .NET
2 85 (77.98%) ASP.NET
3 73 (66.97%) .NET Framework
4 69 (63.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 52 (47.71%) jQuery
6 43 (39.45%) HTML
7 39 (35.78%) WCF
8 38 (34.86%) Web Services
8 38 (34.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (33.03%) CSS
10 34 (31.19%) JSON
11 31 (28.44%) SOAP
12 29 (26.61%) XML
12 29 (26.61%) HTML5
13 26 (23.85%) WPF
14 23 (21.10%) REST
15 22 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 19 (17.43%) CSS3
16 19 (17.43%) Razor View Engine
17 14 (12.84%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.50%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.59%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.67%) User Experience
4 4 (3.67%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) Social Network
6 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.92%) RIA
7 1 (0.92%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.92%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Windows
2 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (63.30%) MVC
2 42 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.60%) OO
4 16 (14.68%) Scrum
5 14 (12.84%) TDD
6 11 (10.09%) Logistics
6 11 (10.09%) Data Mapping
7 10 (9.17%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.17%) OOD
8 9 (8.26%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.34%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.42%) BDD
10 7 (6.42%) Document Management
11 6 (5.50%) MVVM
12 5 (4.59%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (3.67%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.67%) Web Development
13 4 (3.67%) Refactoring
13 4 (3.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (90.83%) C#
2 67 (61.47%) SQL
3 47 (43.12%) JavaScript
4 24 (22.02%) VB.NET
5 9 (8.26%) Java
6 8 (7.34%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.34%) VB
7 6 (5.50%) XAML
8 4 (3.67%) VB6
9 1 (0.92%) C
9 1 (0.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) DV Cleared
2 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (22.02%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.84%) Oracle
3 3 (2.75%) Telerik
3 3 (2.75%) AppFog
4 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.92%) VMware
Devon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Accudo Contract Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Truro
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago