The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 203 213
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 46 73 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 0.98% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 2.64% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 45 66 55
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

LINQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2323 2767 2901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 37.65% 37.21% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1949 2307 2416
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing LINQ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in the East of England

LINQ
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for LINQ in the East of England

LINQ
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in the East of England

LINQ
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -1 16 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Norfolk -9 8 £42,500 - 3
Bedfordshire +16 7 £51,000 +2.00%
Hertfordshire +4 7 £60,000 +21.82% 3
Essex - 6 £37,750 -
Suffolk +21 2 £36,250 +20.83%
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 121 (100.00%) C#
2 119 (98.35%) .NET
3 108 (89.26%) MVC
4 87 (71.90%) ASP.NET
5 73 (60.33%) HTML
6 72 (59.50%) JavaScript
7 71 (58.68%) SQL
8 66 (54.55%) CSS
9 63 (52.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 56 (46.28%) jQuery
11 54 (44.63%) WCF
12 53 (43.80%) .NET Framework
13 50 (41.32%) SQL Server
14 49 (40.50%) Microsoft
14 49 (40.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 41 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (29.75%) XML
17 35 (28.93%) Entity Framework
18 33 (27.27%) OO
19 31 (25.62%) WPF
19 31 (25.62%) HTML5
20 28 (23.14%) REST
20 28 (23.14%) TDD
21 27 (22.31%) OOP
21 27 (22.31%) AngularJS
22 26 (21.49%) Razor View Engine
23 25 (20.66%) Web Services
23 25 (20.66%) VB.NET
24 23 (19.01%) HTTP
24 23 (19.01%) Degree

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (7.44%) IIS
2 5 (4.13%) Drupal
2 5 (4.13%) WordPress
3 3 (2.48%) CMS
3 3 (2.48%) EPiServer
3 3 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.65%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) MS Office
1 9 (7.44%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.65%) 3ds Max
3 2 (1.65%) Maya
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.01%) HTTP
2 4 (3.31%) NFC
2 4 (3.31%) SMPP
2 4 (3.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (41.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 18 (14.88%) NUnit
2 18 (14.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (9.09%) MSTest
4 6 (4.96%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.13%) Selenium
6 4 (3.31%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.48%) Subversion
8 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.83%) FxCop
8 1 (0.83%) JIRA
8 1 (0.83%) Moq
8 1 (0.83%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.83%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (12.40%) Banking
2 13 (10.74%) Finance
3 2 (1.65%) Games
3 2 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (71.90%) Developer
2 51 (42.15%) C# Developer
3 42 (34.71%) .NET Developer
4 35 (28.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (20.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 23 (19.01%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (15.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (14.05%) Senior Developer
8 17 (14.05%) Software Engineer
9 12 (9.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 12 (9.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 11 (9.09%) Software Developer
11 9 (7.44%) HTML CSS Developer
11 9 (7.44%) HTML Developer
12 8 (6.61%) Angular Developer
12 8 (6.61%) SQL Developer
13 7 (5.79%) .NET Architect
13 7 (5.79%) C# Software Engineer
13 7 (5.79%) Junior Developer
13 7 (5.79%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (98.35%) .NET
2 87 (71.90%) ASP.NET
3 73 (60.33%) HTML
4 66 (54.55%) CSS
5 63 (52.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 56 (46.28%) jQuery
7 54 (44.63%) WCF
8 53 (43.80%) .NET Framework
9 49 (40.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (29.75%) XML
11 35 (28.93%) Entity Framework
12 31 (25.62%) HTML5
12 31 (25.62%) WPF
13 28 (23.14%) REST
14 27 (22.31%) AngularJS
15 26 (21.49%) Razor View Engine
16 25 (20.66%) Web Services
17 23 (19.01%) JSON
18 22 (18.18%) WinForms
19 20 (16.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Mobile App
2 14 (11.57%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.48%) Fintech
3 3 (2.48%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (1.65%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.65%) HoloLens
4 2 (1.65%) Kinect
4 2 (1.65%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (89.26%) MVC
2 41 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (27.27%) OO
4 28 (23.14%) TDD
5 27 (22.31%) OOP
6 19 (15.70%) Scrum
7 17 (14.05%) Software Engineering
8 16 (13.22%) Web Development
9 12 (9.92%) Front End Development
9 12 (9.92%) SDLC
10 11 (9.09%) CRM
10 11 (9.09%) Pair Programming
11 10 (8.26%) BDD
11 10 (8.26%) MVVM
12 9 (7.44%) Data Modelling
12 9 (7.44%) Workflow
13 8 (6.61%) SOA
14 6 (4.96%) Mentoring
14 6 (4.96%) Unit Testing
15 5 (4.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 121 (100.00%) C#
2 72 (59.50%) JavaScript
3 71 (58.68%) SQL
4 25 (20.66%) VB.NET
5 17 (14.05%) T-SQL
6 14 (11.57%) XAML
7 5 (4.13%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (19.01%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SEPA
Vendors
1 49 (40.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.48%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.65%) Samsung
4 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
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