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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 151 148 177
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +29
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 99 89 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.58% 1.53% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.76% 3.43% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 94 64 50
Average salary £35,250 £33,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -16.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2633 2598 2446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.93% 44.60% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2335 2311 2211
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 £25,902 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -13 37 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Dorset - 28 £35,000 - 5
Bristol -15 20 £35,000 -6.66%
Gloucestershire - 6 £36,500 -
Somerset +3 5 £35,000 -26.31%
Devon -11 3 £36,000 -7.69%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 167 (96.53%) C#
2 159 (91.91%) .NET
3 143 (82.66%) ASP.NET
4 117 (67.63%) .NET Framework
5 115 (66.47%) MVC
6 106 (61.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 104 (60.12%) SQL Server
8 95 (54.91%) JavaScript
9 86 (49.71%) jQuery
9 86 (49.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 84 (48.55%) SQL
11 77 (44.51%) HTML
12 73 (42.20%) CSS
13 63 (36.42%) WCF
14 59 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
15 52 (30.06%) Web Services
16 46 (26.59%) Visual Studio
17 45 (26.01%) SOAP
18 43 (24.86%) XML
19 39 (22.54%) Microsoft
20 36 (20.81%) JSON
21 34 (19.65%) VB.NET
22 32 (18.50%) Ajax
23 30 (17.34%) OO
24 29 (16.76%) REST
25 28 (16.18%) HTML5
26 26 (15.03%) WPF
26 26 (15.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
26 26 (15.03%) Razor View Engine
27 25 (14.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (12.14%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.89%) CMS
5 4 (2.31%) Node.js
6 3 (1.73%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.78%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.73%) Heroku
2 3 (1.73%) GitHub
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) SaaS
4 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.47%) VPN
2 5 (2.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (60.12%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (5.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.62%) MS Access
5 8 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.89%) MySQL
7 5 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.31%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.16%) Redis
10 1 (0.58%) Big Data
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.58%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (26.59%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.40%) Subversion
3 16 (9.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (8.09%) NUnit
5 9 (5.20%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (2.89%) Moq
6 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (5.78%) Finance
1 10 (5.78%) Advertising
2 7 (4.05%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 169 (97.69%) Developer
2 70 (40.46%) .NET Developer
3 34 (19.65%) C# Developer
4 25 (14.45%) Web Developer
4 25 (14.45%) Software Developer
5 20 (11.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (8.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (8.09%) Applications Developer
8 10 (5.78%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.78%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (5.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.05%) UI Developer
9 7 (4.05%) Junior
9 7 (4.05%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.05%) Junior Developer
9 7 (4.05%) Web Applications Developer
10 6 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.47%) Junior .NET Developer
11 5 (2.89%) Systems Developer
12 4 (2.31%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (91.91%) .NET
2 143 (82.66%) ASP.NET
3 117 (67.63%) .NET Framework
4 106 (61.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 86 (49.71%) jQuery
5 86 (49.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 77 (44.51%) HTML
7 73 (42.20%) CSS
8 63 (36.42%) WCF
9 52 (30.06%) Web Services
10 45 (26.01%) SOAP
11 43 (24.86%) XML
12 36 (20.81%) JSON
13 32 (18.50%) Ajax
14 29 (16.76%) REST
15 28 (16.18%) HTML5
16 26 (15.03%) WPF
16 26 (15.03%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 26 (15.03%) Razor View Engine
17 25 (14.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.20%) Social Network
2 8 (4.62%) User Experience
3 6 (3.47%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.89%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.89%) Open Source
4 5 (2.89%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (2.31%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.73%) RIA
6 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.73%) Social Media
7 2 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.58%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.58%) DTV
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.83%) Windows
2 6 (3.47%) Linux
2 6 (3.47%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.58%) Android
3 1 (0.58%) CentOS
3 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (66.47%) MVC
2 59 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.34%) OO
4 24 (13.87%) TDD
5 23 (13.29%) Unit Testing
5 23 (13.29%) Waterfall
6 22 (12.72%) Scrum
7 19 (10.98%) Web Development
8 18 (10.40%) Software Engineering
9 15 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (7.51%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.51%) BDD
11 12 (6.94%) Dependency Injection
11 12 (6.94%) MVVM
12 11 (6.36%) Web Application Development
13 10 (5.78%) OOD
14 7 (4.05%) Project Management
14 7 (4.05%) ITIL
14 7 (4.05%) PRINCE2
14 7 (4.05%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 167 (96.53%) C#
2 95 (54.91%) JavaScript
3 84 (48.55%) SQL
4 34 (19.65%) VB.NET
5 14 (8.09%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.78%) VB
6 10 (5.78%) Java
7 9 (5.20%) XAML
8 8 (4.62%) PHP
9 6 (3.47%) Python
10 2 (1.16%) VB6
11 1 (0.58%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (10.98%) Degree
2 14 (8.09%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.05%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.05%) MCPD
4 1 (0.58%) MCP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.25%) Oracle
3 4 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.73%) Telerik
4 3 (1.73%) AppFog
5 1 (0.58%) SAP
5 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
House of Fraser
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago