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

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 160 187 162
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -25
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 82 33 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.36% 0.55% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.26% 1.25% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 80 25 41
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
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
2519 2645 2469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.80% 44.30% 45.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2243 2315 2249
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +20 32 £35,000 -30.00% 8
Wiltshire +9 22 £38,750 +7.63% 1
Gloucestershire -3 11 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Bristol +9 8 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Devon -7 6 £35,000 +22.80%
Somerset - 3 £35,000 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 182 (98.91%) C#
1 182 (98.91%) .NET
2 168 (91.30%) ASP.NET
3 154 (83.70%) MVC
4 149 (80.98%) SQL Server
5 119 (64.67%) .NET Framework
6 116 (63.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 107 (58.15%) JavaScript
8 97 (52.72%) SQL
8 97 (52.72%) jQuery
9 94 (51.09%) Entity Framework
10 80 (43.48%) WCF
11 79 (42.93%) CSS
12 77 (41.85%) HTML
13 72 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
14 58 (31.52%) Microsoft
15 50 (27.17%) T-SQL
16 46 (25.00%) Web Services
17 45 (24.46%) Subversion
18 44 (23.91%) NUnit
19 42 (22.83%) NHibernate
20 41 (22.28%) Rhino Mocks
21 39 (21.20%) Visual Studio
22 37 (20.11%) OO
23 36 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
24 35 (19.02%) Waterfall
24 35 (19.02%) TDD
25 34 (18.48%) Ajax
25 34 (18.48%) Team Foundation Server
26 32 (17.39%) Scrum

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 28 (15.22%) IIS
2 9 (4.89%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.63%) JBoss
5 3 (1.63%) Apache
6 2 (1.09%) CMS
6 2 (1.09%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.09%) Drupal
6 2 (1.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (5.98%) Changepoint
2 2 (1.09%) Magento
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (80.98%) SQL Server
2 36 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (5.98%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.72%) MySQL
9 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.09%) MS Access
10 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.54%) Big Data
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (24.46%) Subversion
2 44 (23.91%) NUnit
3 41 (22.28%) Rhino Mocks
4 39 (21.20%) Visual Studio
5 34 (18.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (8.70%) TeamCity
6 16 (8.70%) Log4Net
7 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (9.78%) Finance
2 5 (2.72%) Advertising
3 3 (1.63%) Marketing
4 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.54%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Electronics
5 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 182 (98.91%) Developer
2 113 (61.41%) .NET Developer
3 58 (31.52%) C# Developer
4 47 (25.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (15.76%) Software Developer
6 24 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (11.41%) Web Developer
8 20 (10.87%) Senior Developer
9 16 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (5.98%) SQL Developer
11 10 (5.43%) Applications Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Junior
12 6 (3.26%) Junior Developer
13 5 (2.72%) .NET Software Developer
13 5 (2.72%) Web Applications Developer
13 5 (2.72%) Junior .NET Developer
13 5 (2.72%) C# Software Developer
14 3 (1.63%) WPF Developer
14 3 (1.63%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (98.91%) .NET
2 168 (91.30%) ASP.NET
3 119 (64.67%) .NET Framework
4 116 (63.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 97 (52.72%) jQuery
6 94 (51.09%) Entity Framework
7 80 (43.48%) WCF
8 79 (42.93%) CSS
9 77 (41.85%) HTML
10 46 (25.00%) Web Services
11 42 (22.83%) NHibernate
12 34 (18.48%) Ajax
13 32 (17.39%) SOAP
14 31 (16.85%) REST
15 30 (16.30%) WPF
16 29 (15.76%) JSON
17 27 (14.67%) XML
18 25 (13.59%) Castle Windsor
18 25 (13.59%) MonoRail
19 24 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.59%) Social Network
2 12 (6.52%) Social Media
3 5 (2.72%) User Experience
4 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.63%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.54%) Open Source
5 1 (0.54%) DTV
5 1 (0.54%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (1.09%) Android
2 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (83.70%) MVC
2 72 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (20.11%) OO
4 35 (19.02%) Waterfall
4 35 (19.02%) TDD
5 32 (17.39%) Scrum
6 27 (14.67%) E-Commerce
6 27 (14.67%) Mentoring
7 25 (13.59%) Web Application Development
8 24 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 21 (11.41%) Web Development
10 20 (10.87%) MVVM
11 16 (8.70%) Active Record
11 16 (8.70%) Time Management
11 16 (8.70%) SOA
12 12 (6.52%) Unit Testing
13 11 (5.98%) Performance Testing
13 11 (5.98%) Load Testing
13 11 (5.98%) Coaching
14 8 (4.35%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 182 (98.91%) C#
2 107 (58.15%) JavaScript
3 97 (52.72%) SQL
4 50 (27.17%) T-SQL
5 29 (15.76%) VB.NET
6 14 (7.61%) PHP
6 14 (7.61%) C++
7 13 (7.07%) VB
8 11 (5.98%) VB6
9 6 (3.26%) Java
9 6 (3.26%) XAML
10 3 (1.63%) C
11 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (10.33%) MCSD
3 18 (9.78%) MCP
4 16 (8.70%) Degree
5 6 (3.26%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.72%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.72%) MCPD
7 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 58 (31.52%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.41%) Oracle
3 2 (1.09%) Zend
4 1 (0.54%) SAP
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