Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 296 297
Rank change year-on-year +20 +1 +75
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 46 54 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.46% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 1.12% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 45 40 79
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £56,250 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +0.45% +6.67%
10th Percentile £44,750 £40,000 £41,000
90th Percentile £82,250 £68,000 £65,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +2.68% +8.74%

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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4118 4805 6170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.12% 41.35% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3706 4438 5346
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £39,875 £38,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in the City of London

LINQ
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for LINQ in the City of London

LINQ
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 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 City of London region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 46 (100.00%) C#
2 44 (95.65%) .NET
3 39 (84.78%) MVC
4 37 (80.43%) SQL Server
5 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (71.74%) ASP.NET
6 33 (71.74%) JavaScript
7 32 (69.57%) SQL
8 29 (63.04%) TDD
8 29 (63.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (60.87%) HTML
10 27 (58.70%) AngularJS
11 26 (56.52%) CSS
12 24 (52.17%) Entity Framework
12 24 (52.17%) TeamCity
13 23 (50.00%) .NET Framework
13 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
14 21 (45.65%) PowerShell
15 20 (43.48%) WCF
16 19 (41.30%) WPF
16 19 (41.30%) Web Development
17 18 (39.13%) jQuery
17 18 (39.13%) Multithreading
17 18 (39.13%) HTML5
18 16 (34.78%) XML
19 15 (32.61%) Visual Studio
19 15 (32.61%) Web Services
19 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Azure
20 14 (30.43%) CSS3
20 14 (30.43%) Scrum

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (8.70%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) Sitefinity
3 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (80.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) Big Data
4 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (52.17%) TeamCity
2 15 (32.61%) Visual Studio
3 14 (30.43%) NUnit
4 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
4 11 (23.91%) SpecFlow
5 10 (21.74%) Jasmine
5 10 (21.74%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (21.74%) Selenium
6 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.52%) JIRA
9 1 (2.17%) Protractor
9 1 (2.17%) QUnit
9 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Front Office
3 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (97.83%) Developer
2 35 (76.09%) .NET Developer
3 27 (58.70%) C# Developer
4 21 (45.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (32.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (30.43%) Lead Developer
8 12 (26.09%) Lead .NET Developer
8 12 (26.09%) SQL Developer
9 10 (21.74%) Applications Developer
9 10 (21.74%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (19.57%) .NET Applications Developer
10 9 (19.57%) Senior Developer
10 9 (19.57%) Web Developer
11 7 (15.22%) C# Web Developer
12 6 (13.04%) .NET Web Developer
12 6 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (13.04%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (95.65%) .NET
2 33 (71.74%) ASP.NET
3 29 (63.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (60.87%) HTML
5 27 (58.70%) AngularJS
6 26 (56.52%) CSS
7 24 (52.17%) Entity Framework
8 23 (50.00%) .NET Framework
9 20 (43.48%) WCF
10 19 (41.30%) WPF
11 18 (39.13%) HTML5
11 18 (39.13%) jQuery
12 16 (34.78%) XML
13 15 (32.61%) Web Services
14 14 (30.43%) CSS3
14 14 (30.43%) WSDL
15 13 (28.26%) NHibernate
15 13 (28.26%) RESTful
16 11 (23.91%) Kendo UI
16 11 (23.91%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Fintech
3 2 (4.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (84.78%) MVC
2 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (63.04%) TDD
4 19 (41.30%) Web Development
5 18 (39.13%) Multithreading
6 14 (30.43%) Scrum
7 11 (23.91%) BDD
7 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (23.91%) ETL
7 11 (23.91%) MVVM
7 11 (23.91%) SOLID
8 10 (21.74%) Pair Programming
8 10 (21.74%) SDLC
9 6 (13.04%) OO
10 5 (10.87%) Workflow
11 3 (6.52%) OOP
11 3 (6.52%) Performance Improvement
11 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.52%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (71.74%) JavaScript
3 32 (69.57%) SQL
4 21 (45.65%) PowerShell
5 12 (26.09%) T-SQL
6 11 (23.91%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) MCSA
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) DevExpress
2 3 (6.52%) Telerik
2 3 (6.52%) Xamarin