The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 79 77 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.70% 1.42% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 3.99% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 33
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +35.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
310 276 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 43.24% 35.61% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 301 242 265
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +27.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton 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 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 29 June 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Southampton

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 28 (96.55%) C#
1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 27 (93.10%) SQL Server
2 27 (93.10%) SQL
3 25 (86.21%) ASP.NET
4 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
4 24 (82.76%) MVC
4 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
4 24 (82.76%) .NET Framework
4 24 (82.76%) jQuery
4 24 (82.76%) Entity Framework
5 23 (79.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (79.31%) VB.NET
6 22 (75.86%) MS Excel
6 22 (75.86%) Web Development
7 4 (13.79%) CSS
7 4 (13.79%) HTML
8 3 (10.34%) Web Services
8 3 (10.34%) XML
8 3 (10.34%) Ajax
9 2 (6.90%) OLTP
9 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
9 2 (6.90%) Commerce Server 2007
9 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (6.90%) Active Record
9 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
9 2 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (6.90%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (6.90%) CMS
1 2 (6.90%) Commerce Server
1 2 (6.90%) Commerce Server 2007
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (75.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (93.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) OLAP
2 2 (6.90%) OLTP
3 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) Power BI
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) NUnit
2 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) .NET Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Software Developer
3 10 (34.48%) .NET Web Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Database Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 25 (86.21%) ASP.NET
3 24 (82.76%) .NET Framework
3 24 (82.76%) Entity Framework
3 24 (82.76%) jQuery
4 23 (79.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (13.79%) CSS
5 4 (13.79%) HTML
6 3 (10.34%) Ajax
6 3 (10.34%) Web Services
6 3 (10.34%) XML
7 2 (6.90%) Dapper ORM
7 2 (6.90%) EJB
7 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.90%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (6.90%) XSL
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.45%) COM
8 1 (3.45%) SOAP
8 1 (3.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) MVC
2 22 (75.86%) Web Development
3 2 (6.90%) Active Record
3 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Data Management
3 2 (6.90%) Database Security
3 2 (6.90%) OO
3 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
3 2 (6.90%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Coaching
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.45%) OOD
4 1 (3.45%) OOP
4 1 (3.45%) Scrum
4 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.45%) TDD
4 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 27 (93.10%) SQL
3 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
4 23 (79.31%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.90%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) R
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Scala
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft