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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 93 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 6 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.46% - 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% - 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 14
Average salary £30,000 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
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
428 532 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.67% 40.18% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 388 484 360
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 2014. 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
South Wales - 6 £30,000 - 4
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) HTML
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
2 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 22 (95.65%) SQL
3 16 (69.57%) Visual Studio
3 16 (69.57%) XML
4 15 (65.22%) SharePoint
4 15 (65.22%) MVC
4 15 (65.22%) C#
4 15 (65.22%) .NET Framework
4 15 (65.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 14 (60.87%) jQuery
6 9 (39.13%) WCF
7 8 (34.78%) WinForms
7 8 (34.78%) WPF
7 8 (34.78%) Silverlight
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (34.78%) GIS
7 8 (34.78%) Web Development
7 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
7 8 (34.78%) LINQ to SQL
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
7 8 (34.78%) Android Development
7 8 (34.78%) iOS Development
7 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (34.78%) Mercurial

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 15 (65.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (26.09%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (34.78%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Visual Studio
2 8 (34.78%) Mercurial
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (73.91%) .NET Developer
3 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (39.13%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (39.13%) C# Developer
5 8 (34.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (69.57%) XML
3 15 (65.22%) .NET Framework
3 15 (65.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 14 (60.87%) jQuery
5 9 (39.13%) WCF
6 8 (34.78%) WinForms
6 8 (34.78%) WPF
6 8 (34.78%) Silverlight
6 8 (34.78%) LINQ to SQL
6 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (34.78%) SOAP
6 8 (34.78%) Web Services
6 8 (34.78%) XSLT
7 6 (26.09%) Ajax
7 6 (26.09%) JSON
7 6 (26.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) GIS
1 8 (34.78%) Blackberry
2 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
3 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
1 8 (34.78%) Android
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) MVC
2 8 (34.78%) Web Development
2 8 (34.78%) Android Development
2 8 (34.78%) iOS Development
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Web Design
4 6 (26.09%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
1 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
3 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
4 6 (26.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore