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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 77 75 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 11 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.68% 1.42% 3.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 3.94% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 34
Median salary £28,500 £40,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% +35.59%
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
333 279 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 45.43% 36.09% 33.26%
Number of salaries quoted 324 236 276
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Southampton

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 33 (97.06%) C#
1 33 (97.06%) .NET
1 33 (97.06%) SQL Server
2 32 (94.12%) Entity Framework
3 31 (91.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 31 (91.18%) MVC
3 31 (91.18%) JavaScript
3 31 (91.18%) SQL
3 31 (91.18%) ASP.NET
3 31 (91.18%) VB.NET
4 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
4 30 (88.24%) .NET Framework
4 30 (88.24%) jQuery
5 29 (85.29%) MS Excel
5 29 (85.29%) Web Development
6 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.88%) HTML
7 2 (5.88%) Java
7 2 (5.88%) OLAP
7 2 (5.88%) EJB
7 2 (5.88%) CSS
7 2 (5.88%) OLTP
7 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (5.88%) Web Services
7 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.88%) Ajax
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Data Management
7 2 (5.88%) Refactoring

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 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (85.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Network Security
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (97.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) OLAP
2 2 (5.88%) OLTP
3 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Power BI
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 17 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 15 (44.12%) .NET Developer
4 13 (38.24%) .NET Web Developer
4 13 (38.24%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Database Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Database Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 32 (94.12%) Entity Framework
3 31 (91.18%) ASP.NET
3 31 (91.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (88.24%) .NET Framework
4 30 (88.24%) jQuery
5 2 (5.88%) Ajax
5 2 (5.88%) CSS
5 2 (5.88%) Dapper ORM
5 2 (5.88%) EJB
5 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 2 (5.88%) HTML5
5 2 (5.88%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) COM
6 1 (2.94%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.94%) SOAP
6 1 (2.94%) STL
6 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) MVC
2 29 (85.29%) Web Development
3 2 (5.88%) Active Record
3 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) Data Management
3 2 (5.88%) Database Security
3 2 (5.88%) OO
3 2 (5.88%) Refactoring
3 2 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Development
4 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
4 1 (2.94%) OOD
4 1 (2.94%) OOP
4 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.94%) TDD
4 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) C#
2 31 (91.18%) JavaScript
2 31 (91.18%) SQL
2 31 (91.18%) VB.NET
3 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) R
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) Scala
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft