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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 75 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 14 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.63% 1.11% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.24% 3.21% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 19
Average salary £29,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
330 280 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.51% 34.48% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 301 268 300
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,007 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Southampton

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 48 (100.00%) C#
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (85.42%) MVC
3 38 (79.17%) ASP.NET
4 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 36 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 36 (75.00%) .NET Framework
5 34 (70.83%) MS Excel
6 31 (64.58%) SQL Server
7 28 (58.33%) SQL
8 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (39.58%) jQuery
9 19 (39.58%) VB.NET
10 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
10 18 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 17 (35.42%) KnockoutJS
11 17 (35.42%) User Experience
11 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (35.42%) ISO 9001
12 12 (25.00%) HTML
13 11 (22.92%) CSS
14 10 (20.83%) VB
14 10 (20.83%) IIS
14 10 (20.83%) Time Management
15 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
16 3 (6.25%) Windows
16 3 (6.25%) Web Application Development
16 3 (6.25%) Android Development
16 3 (6.25%) Android
16 3 (6.25%) HTML5

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.83%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (70.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (64.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (4.17%) Moq
2 2 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 2 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (100.00%) Developer
2 34 (70.83%) Web Developer
3 21 (43.75%) .NET Developer
4 17 (35.42%) .NET Web Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Business Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Applications Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Junior
6 4 (8.33%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Junior Applications Developer
8 1 (2.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.08%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (79.17%) ASP.NET
3 36 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (39.58%) jQuery
6 18 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 17 (35.42%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (25.00%) HTML
9 11 (22.92%) CSS
10 3 (6.25%) HTML5
11 2 (4.17%) NHibernate
11 2 (4.17%) WCF
12 1 (2.08%) Ajax
12 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET
12 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) User Experience
2 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
1 3 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (85.42%) MVC
2 10 (20.83%) Time Management
3 3 (6.25%) Web Application Development
3 3 (6.25%) Android Development
4 2 (4.17%) Kanban
4 2 (4.17%) BDD
4 2 (4.17%) Scrum
4 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.08%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.08%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (58.33%) SQL
4 19 (39.58%) VB.NET
5 10 (20.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (35.42%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
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