Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 - 96
Rank change year-on-year - +96 -4
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 6 0 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.55% - 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% - 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 47
Bedfordshire median annual salary £48,750 - £47,500
10th Percentile £35,000 - £36,550
90th Percentile £53,750 - £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -7.22%

LINQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 347 581 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 31.95% 35.93% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 285 537 583
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,950 £29,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £60,200
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Bedfordshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Bedfordshire

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Bedfordshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 4 £52,500 -
Luton - 1 £40,000 -
Bedford - 1 £35,000 -
LINQ
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) NUnit
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) WinForms
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (16.67%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (16.67%) CSS
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) CMS
6 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Lead C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) WPF Developer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) WPF
4 3 (50.00%) WinForms
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) CSS
6 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) JSON
6 1 (16.67%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (16.67%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft