The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 75 83 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 8 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.99% 0.68% 2.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.36% 1.68% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 23
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LINQ
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
339 358 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 41.75% 40.82% 36.24%
Number of salaries quoted 304 333 278
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

LINQ
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Southampton region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Southampton

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 23 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (86.96%) .NET
3 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET
3 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 18 (78.26%) MVC
4 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
5 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
6 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
6 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
7 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (43.48%) WCF
9 7 (30.43%) SQL
9 7 (30.43%) ISO 9001
9 7 (30.43%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (30.43%) Moq
9 7 (30.43%) User Experience
9 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
9 7 (30.43%) NHibernate
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (26.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
10 6 (26.09%) jQuery
10 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (21.74%) TDD
11 5 (21.74%) Kanban
11 5 (21.74%) BDD
11 5 (21.74%) Web Application Development
11 5 (21.74%) Scrum
11 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
11 5 (21.74%) NUnit

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.70%) CTI
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
1 7 (30.43%) Moq
2 5 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 5 (21.74%) NUnit
General
1 5 (21.74%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Web Developer
3 12 (52.17%) .NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET
3 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
4 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (43.48%) WCF
6 7 (30.43%) NHibernate
6 7 (30.43%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (26.09%) jQuery
7 6 (26.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (13.04%) MFC
8 3 (13.04%) COM+
9 2 (8.70%) SOAP
9 2 (8.70%) STL
9 2 (8.70%) XML
9 2 (8.70%) COM
9 2 (8.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) TDD
3 5 (21.74%) Kanban
3 5 (21.74%) BDD
3 5 (21.74%) Web Application Development
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.70%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.04%) Delphi
6 2 (8.70%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
Southampton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago