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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 232 195 161
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -34
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 18 55 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.93% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 2.24% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17 43 71
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2204 2457 2597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.50% 41.45% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1915 2156 2253
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset -2 5 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Gloucestershire -21 5 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Wiltshire -6 4 £32,500 -15.58% 1
Dorset -1 3 £35,000 -8.19% 1
Bristol -3 1 £25,000 -33.33%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 54 (98.18%) .NET
2 52 (94.55%) ASP.NET
3 50 (90.91%) C#
4 45 (81.82%) MVC
5 41 (74.55%) SQL Server
6 39 (70.91%) .NET Framework
7 35 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (61.82%) JavaScript
9 33 (60.00%) Entity Framework
10 28 (50.91%) SQL
11 24 (43.64%) HTML
11 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
12 21 (38.18%) CSS
12 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (36.36%) AngularJS
14 19 (34.55%) Web Development
15 18 (32.73%) jQuery
16 16 (29.09%) SDLC
17 15 (27.27%) Degree
17 15 (27.27%) TDD
17 15 (27.27%) VB.NET
18 14 (25.45%) Finance
19 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET Web API
20 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
21 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
21 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
22 10 (18.18%) OO
23 9 (16.36%) Web Services

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) JBoss
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) GitHub
3 3 (5.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (74.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.64%) MS Access
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.09%) JIRA
4 3 (5.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.82%) NUnit
5 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
2 3 (5.45%) Publishing
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (98.18%) Developer
2 38 (69.09%) .NET Developer
3 26 (47.27%) C# Developer
4 14 (25.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (23.64%) Software Developer
6 12 (21.82%) .NET Software Developer
6 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (16.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (12.73%) Web Developer
9 6 (10.91%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
9 6 (10.91%) SQL Developer
9 6 (10.91%) VB.NET Developer
10 5 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
10 5 (9.09%) Agile Developer
10 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (5.45%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (5.45%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (98.18%) .NET
2 52 (94.55%) ASP.NET
3 39 (70.91%) .NET Framework
4 35 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (60.00%) Entity Framework
6 24 (43.64%) HTML
7 21 (38.18%) CSS
8 20 (36.36%) AngularJS
9 18 (32.73%) jQuery
10 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (16.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (16.36%) Web Services
13 8 (14.55%) Code First Entity Framework
14 6 (10.91%) JSON
15 5 (9.09%) Ajax
15 5 (9.09%) HTML5
15 5 (9.09%) WPF
16 4 (7.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) User Experience
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Android
1 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (81.82%) MVC
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (34.55%) Web Development
4 16 (29.09%) SDLC
5 15 (27.27%) TDD
6 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
7 10 (18.18%) OO
8 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.73%) BDD
10 5 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (9.09%) Mobile First
10 5 (9.09%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.27%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (7.27%) Front End Development
11 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.27%) OOP
11 4 (7.27%) Project Management
12 3 (5.45%) OOD
12 3 (5.45%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) C#
2 34 (61.82%) JavaScript
3 28 (50.91%) SQL
4 15 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.45%) XAML
7 2 (3.64%) Java
8 1 (1.82%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (1.82%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Google
3 5 (9.09%) Facebook
3 5 (9.09%) Twitter
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) Telerik
5 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.82%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.82%) Progress
5 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
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