The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 95 101 91
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.30% 0.21% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 0.67% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 13
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
LINQ
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
426 449 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.44% 32.09% 33.36%
Number of salaries quoted 385 363 393
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,408 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales 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 Wales

LINQ
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Wales region.

LINQ Salary Trend in Wales

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) XSLT
3 4 (44.44%) XHTML
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
3 4 (44.44%) EDI
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Web Design
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) VB
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
3 4 (44.44%) Degree

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) XSLT
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) EDI
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft