Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 95 78
Rank change year-on-year +26 -17 +29
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 33 9 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.98% 0.83% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.96% 1.60% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33 11 36
Dorset median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £43,125
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +5.63%

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 Dorset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 554 562 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 50.09% 52.13% 49.49%
Number of salaries quoted 498 516 561
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £49,125 £60,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £41,377 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.90% +4.05%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Dorset

LINQ
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Dorset

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Dorset over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Dorset

LINQ
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 18 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
Poole +15 25 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Bournemouth +14 8 £45,000 +38.46%
LINQ
South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Dorset region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 33 (100.00%) C#
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (93.94%) JavaScript
2 31 (93.94%) MVC
2 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 31 (93.94%) jQuery
3 29 (87.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (87.88%) SQL
3 29 (87.88%) ASP.NET
4 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
5 26 (78.79%) CSS
5 26 (78.79%) HTML
6 18 (54.55%) Web Development
7 17 (51.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
9 14 (42.42%) SOAP
10 12 (36.36%) Web Services
10 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
10 12 (36.36%) VB.NET
10 12 (36.36%) CMS
10 12 (36.36%) REST
10 12 (36.36%) Razor View Engine
10 12 (36.36%) Umbraco
10 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (33.33%) Subversion
11 11 (33.33%) Automotive
12 10 (30.30%) Web Application Development
13 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 12 (36.36%) CMS
1 12 (36.36%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
3 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 11 (33.33%) Automotive
2 5 (15.15%) Marketing
2 5 (15.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (63.64%) C# Developer
3 18 (54.55%) .NET Developer
4 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET Developer
4 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 17 (51.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (51.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (33.33%) Software Developer
6 10 (30.30%) .NET Applications Developer
6 10 (30.30%) .NET Web Applications Developer
6 10 (30.30%) .NET Web Developer
6 10 (30.30%) Applications Developer
6 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
6 10 (30.30%) C# Application Developer
6 10 (30.30%) C# Web Applications Developer
6 10 (30.30%) C# Web Developer
6 10 (30.30%) Web Applications Developer
6 10 (30.30%) Web Developer
7 7 (21.21%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) .NET
1 31 (93.94%) jQuery
2 29 (87.88%) ASP.NET
2 29 (87.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (78.79%) CSS
3 26 (78.79%) HTML
4 14 (42.42%) SOAP
5 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 12 (36.36%) Razor View Engine
5 12 (36.36%) REST
5 12 (36.36%) Web Services
6 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
6 7 (21.21%) Entity Framework
7 5 (15.15%) Kendo UI
8 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.06%) AutoMapper
8 2 (6.06%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) MVC
2 18 (54.55%) Web Development
3 10 (30.30%) Web Application Development
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.15%) Analytics
6 5 (15.15%) Data Analytics
6 5 (15.15%) Data-Driven Marketing
7 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.06%) OOP
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (93.94%) JavaScript
3 29 (87.88%) SQL
4 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 12 (36.36%) VB.NET
5 5 (15.15%) PHP
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Microsoft