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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 57 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 29 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.77% 0.87% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.10% 2.46% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29 2 0
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
358 325 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 46.49% 35.25% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 340 301 297
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Southampton

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 49 (100.00%) C#
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (95.92%) Microsoft
3 42 (85.71%) MVC
4 36 (73.47%) ASP.NET
4 36 (73.47%) JavaScript
4 36 (73.47%) .NET Framework
5 34 (69.39%) MS Excel
6 33 (67.35%) VB.NET
6 33 (67.35%) Entity Framework
6 33 (67.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (63.27%) jQuery
7 31 (63.27%) SQL
8 13 (26.53%) C++
8 13 (26.53%) COM
8 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
8 13 (26.53%) OOD
8 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
8 13 (26.53%) SOAP
8 13 (26.53%) STL
8 13 (26.53%) XML
8 13 (26.53%) Windows
8 13 (26.53%) WCF
8 13 (26.53%) Multithreading
8 13 (26.53%) Network Security
8 13 (26.53%) NHibernate
8 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
8 13 (26.53%) REST
9 11 (22.45%) Web Services

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 34 (69.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) Network Security
1 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
2 10 (20.41%) Moq
3 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (67.35%) Developer
2 19 (38.78%) .NET Developer
2 19 (38.78%) .NET Web Developer
2 19 (38.78%) Web Developer
3 14 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 13 (26.53%) Software Engineer
5 11 (22.45%) C# Software Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (6.12%) Programmer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (73.47%) .NET Framework
2 36 (73.47%) ASP.NET
3 33 (67.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 33 (67.35%) Entity Framework
4 31 (63.27%) jQuery
5 13 (26.53%) COM
5 13 (26.53%) NHibernate
5 13 (26.53%) REST
5 13 (26.53%) SOAP
5 13 (26.53%) STL
5 13 (26.53%) WCF
5 13 (26.53%) XML
6 11 (22.45%) Web Services
7 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (4.08%) Ajax
8 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.08%) CSS
8 2 (4.08%) HTML5
8 2 (4.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (85.71%) MVC
2 13 (26.53%) Multithreading
2 13 (26.53%) OOD
2 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
3 5 (10.20%) Mobile Development
4 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.16%) Web Development
5 2 (4.08%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (73.47%) JavaScript
3 33 (67.35%) VB.NET
4 31 (63.27%) SQL
5 13 (26.53%) C++
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
Vendors
1 47 (95.92%) Microsoft
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