The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 196 179 145
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -34
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 33 49 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.90% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 1.94% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 80
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,625 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £44,000 £42,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2548 2522 2370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.36% 46.07% 42.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2254 2300 2140
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -11 11 £37,500 +7.14%
Wiltshire -13 9 £36,000 - 2
Devon 0 7 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Dorset - 3 £50,000 - 3
Gloucestershire -4 2 £41,250 +3.12%
Cornwall - 1 £35,000 -
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 106 (96.36%) .NET
2 91 (82.73%) jQuery
3 89 (80.91%) ASP.NET
4 87 (79.09%) SQL Server
5 85 (77.27%) SQL
6 78 (70.91%) JavaScript
7 75 (68.18%) C#
8 66 (60.00%) VB.NET
9 63 (57.27%) T-SQL
10 59 (53.64%) Ajax
11 58 (52.73%) .NET Framework
12 57 (51.82%) HTML
13 56 (50.91%) CSS
14 52 (47.27%) MVC
15 50 (45.45%) Microsoft
16 47 (42.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 45 (40.91%) Scrum
18 41 (37.27%) Retail
19 35 (31.82%) OO
20 34 (30.91%) Visual Studio
20 34 (30.91%) SQL Server 2008
21 32 (29.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 31 (28.18%) Degree
23 30 (27.27%) ADO.NET
23 30 (27.27%) OOP
24 29 (26.36%) Computer Science
24 29 (26.36%) Software Engineering
25 28 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
26 27 (24.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 27 (24.55%) SQL Server Integration Services

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.73%) CMS
4 2 (1.82%) Sitefinity
4 2 (1.82%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.91%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) GIMP
2 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (79.09%) SQL Server
2 34 (30.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (29.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (24.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (24.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (14.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (10.91%) MS Access
8 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (30.91%) Visual Studio
2 19 (17.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (13.64%) NUnit
4 5 (4.55%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (37.27%) Retail
2 26 (23.64%) Telecoms
3 18 (16.36%) Manufacturing
4 17 (15.45%) Marketing
5 14 (12.73%) Finance
5 14 (12.73%) Automotive
5 14 (12.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (75.45%) Developer
2 56 (50.91%) .NET Developer
3 26 (23.64%) Software Engineer
4 19 (17.27%) ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (16.36%) C# Developer
6 12 (10.91%) .NET Software Engineer
6 12 (10.91%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.18%) VB.NET Developer
8 7 (6.36%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.36%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (6.36%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Lead Software Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.73%) Junior
12 3 (2.73%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (2.73%) Junior Developer
12 3 (2.73%) Senior Software Developer
13 2 (1.82%) .NET Web Developer
13 2 (1.82%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (96.36%) .NET
2 91 (82.73%) jQuery
3 89 (80.91%) ASP.NET
4 59 (53.64%) Ajax
5 58 (52.73%) .NET Framework
6 57 (51.82%) HTML
7 56 (50.91%) CSS
8 47 (42.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 30 (27.27%) ADO.NET
10 28 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (20.00%) Web Services
11 22 (20.00%) WCF
12 19 (17.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 19 (17.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 17 (15.45%) JSON
14 13 (11.82%) COM
14 13 (11.82%) LINQ to SQL
15 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
16 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.36%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.73%) Mathematics
3 12 (10.91%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.82%) Social Media
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.27%) Windows
2 4 (3.64%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (47.27%) MVC
2 45 (40.91%) Scrum
3 35 (31.82%) OO
4 30 (27.27%) OOP
5 29 (26.36%) Software Engineering
6 25 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (22.73%) Project Management
7 21 (19.09%) Unit Testing
8 20 (18.18%) Refactoring
9 14 (12.73%) Campaign Management
10 13 (11.82%) Automated Testing
10 13 (11.82%) PRINCE
11 11 (10.00%) ERP
12 8 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (6.36%) TDD
14 4 (3.64%) E-Commerce
14 4 (3.64%) CQRS
14 4 (3.64%) Domain-Driven Design
14 4 (3.64%) BDD
15 3 (2.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (77.27%) SQL
2 78 (70.91%) JavaScript
3 75 (68.18%) C#
4 66 (60.00%) VB.NET
5 63 (57.27%) T-SQL
6 17 (15.45%) VB
7 3 (2.73%) VB6
8 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.82%) Java
9 1 (0.91%) COBOL
9 1 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (28.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.73%) SLA
Vendors
1 50 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.82%) Ektron
3 1 (0.91%) Micro Focus
Devon
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Salisbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £47000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday, Medical
Posted: 20 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Pension, bonus, health cover
Posted: 22 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago