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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 94 100 90
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 5 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.39% 0.30% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 0.93% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 17
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
449 429 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 34.89% 31.78% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 402 361 422
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 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LINQ across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

LINQ Salary Histogram in Wales

LINQ
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales -13 1 £27,500 -15.38%
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 10 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) XSLT
3 4 (40.00%) XHTML
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (40.00%) EDI
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Web Design
3 4 (40.00%) IIS
3 4 (40.00%) VB
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (40.00%) 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 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) XSLT
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (40.00%) EDI
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) JSON
3 4 (40.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
1 4 (40.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft