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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 68 83 61
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 13 3 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.64% 0.38% 3.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.09% 1.01% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 28
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
318 298 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 40.15% 37.63% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 283 288 290
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
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 21 October 2014.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Southampton

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 39 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (92.31%) .NET
3 32 (82.05%) MVC
3 32 (82.05%) ASP.NET
4 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
5 28 (71.79%) MS Excel
6 27 (69.23%) JavaScript
6 27 (69.23%) .NET Framework
7 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
8 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (46.15%) SQL
10 14 (35.90%) VB.NET
10 14 (35.90%) jQuery
10 14 (35.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 13 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (33.33%) User Experience
11 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (33.33%) ISO 9001
12 9 (23.08%) WCF
13 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (15.38%) NHibernate
13 6 (15.38%) Moq
14 5 (12.82%) BDD
14 5 (12.82%) Kanban
14 5 (12.82%) Rhino Mocks
14 5 (12.82%) Web Application Development
14 5 (12.82%) TDD
14 5 (12.82%) NUnit
14 5 (12.82%) Games

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (71.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Network Security
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.38%) Moq
3 5 (12.82%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (12.82%) NUnit
4 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.82%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (69.23%) Web Developer
3 19 (48.72%) .NET Developer
4 14 (35.90%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Business Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (92.31%) .NET
2 32 (82.05%) ASP.NET
3 27 (69.23%) .NET Framework
4 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (35.90%) jQuery
5 14 (35.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 13 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (23.08%) WCF
8 6 (15.38%) NHibernate
9 3 (7.69%) COM+
9 3 (7.69%) CSS
9 3 (7.69%) MFC
9 3 (7.69%) HTML
10 1 (2.56%) REST
10 1 (2.56%) COM
10 1 (2.56%) SOAP
10 1 (2.56%) STL
10 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) MVC
2 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) BDD
3 5 (12.82%) Kanban
3 5 (12.82%) Web Application Development
3 5 (12.82%) TDD
3 5 (12.82%) Scrum
4 3 (7.69%) OO
4 3 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (2.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.56%) ERP
5 1 (2.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 18 (46.15%) SQL
4 14 (35.90%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.69%) VB
5 3 (7.69%) Delphi
6 1 (2.56%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
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