The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 101 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.072% 0.46% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 1.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
524 424 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.56% 32.79% 42.24%
Number of salaries quoted 447 384 494
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LINQ across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Mid Wales - 1 £37,000 -
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) WinForms
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) MSBuild
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (60.00%) MVVM
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior WinForms Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) WinForms
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XHTML
5 1 (20.00%) Dojo
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (60.00%) MVVM
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle