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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 80 61 73
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 11 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.22% 2.67% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.53% 8.50% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 12
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
312 294 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 34.55% 31.34% 41.02%
Number of salaries quoted 265 271 315
Average salary £40,000 £33,163 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.61% -5.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 April 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 17 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 17 (100.00%) SOAP
1 17 (100.00%) XML
1 17 (100.00%) OOD
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) WCF
1 17 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 16 (94.12%) Network Security
2 16 (94.12%) Moq
2 16 (94.12%) NHibernate
2 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) TCP/IP
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) STL
2 16 (94.12%) COM
2 16 (94.12%) REST
3 11 (64.71%) CTI
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) WinForms
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) NUnit
7 1 (5.88%) WPF
7 1 (5.88%) C
7 1 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (5.88%) Java
7 1 (5.88%) Unity DI Container

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) TCP/IP
1 16 (94.12%) Network Security
2 11 (64.71%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 16 (94.12%) Moq
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (88.24%) C# Developer
3 9 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 9 (52.94%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (41.18%) Software Developer
5 5 (29.41%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) SOAP
1 17 (100.00%) XML
1 17 (100.00%) WCF
2 16 (94.12%) REST
2 16 (94.12%) NHibernate
2 16 (94.12%) STL
2 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) COM
3 2 (11.76%) WinForms
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) OOD
1 17 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft