Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 439 383 332
Rank change year-on-year -56 -51 -42
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1,076 1,335 1,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.80% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 2.03% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1,237 1,758
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 67,433 65,634 75,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.86% 39.55% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 57,332 56,944 65,709
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,400
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.37% +3.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in England

LINQ
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for LINQ in England

LINQ
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in England over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for LINQ in England

LINQ
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the England region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
London -6 487 £50,000 - 54
South East -45 221 £42,500 -5.56% 18
North of England -59 141 £50,000 +12.36% 36
North West -34 90 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Midlands -56 86 £45,000 +12.50% 11
East of England -45 73 £45,000 -10.00% 16
South West +47 67 £37,500 +11.11% 7
West Midlands -60 50 £51,250 +28.13% 5
Yorkshire -26 45 £52,500 +24.26% 8
East Midlands -20 36 £40,000 +3.23% 6
North East -25 6 £37,250 +6.43% 5
LINQ
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 1,073 (99.72%) C#
2 985 (91.54%) .NET
3 809 (75.19%) ASP.NET
4 747 (69.42%) SQL Server
5 728 (67.66%) MVC
6 657 (61.06%) JavaScript
7 600 (55.76%) HTML
8 584 (54.28%) CSS
9 570 (52.97%) Agile Software Development
10 546 (50.74%) SQL
11 536 (49.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 514 (47.77%) WCF
13 509 (47.30%) WPF
14 411 (38.20%) Scrum
15 374 (34.76%) TDD
16 371 (34.48%) .NET Framework
17 368 (34.20%) jQuery
18 356 (33.09%) NUnit
19 333 (30.95%) Entity Framework
20 316 (29.37%) NHibernate
21 309 (28.72%) XML
22 292 (27.14%) Microsoft
23 289 (26.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 287 (26.67%) HTML5
25 282 (26.21%) Web Services
26 265 (24.63%) T-SQL
27 256 (23.79%) Silverlight
28 242 (22.49%) Web Application Development
29 238 (22.12%) AngularJS
30 231 (21.47%) Rhino Mocks

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 85 (7.90%) SharePoint
2 53 (4.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 46 (4.28%) BizTalk Server
4 36 (3.35%) IIS
5 34 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
5 34 (3.16%) Umbraco
6 32 (2.97%) CMS
7 18 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 13 (1.21%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.65%) Hyperledger
10 6 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.37%) Sonic ESB
13 2 (0.19%) Confluence
13 2 (0.19%) GeoServer
13 2 (0.19%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.19%) Sitefinity
14 1 (0.093%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.093%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.093%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.37%) 3ds Max
3 4 (0.37%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.37%) Maya
4 1 (0.093%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.093%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 107 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.39%) SaaS
4 7 (0.65%) Office 365
4 7 (0.65%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.37%) npm
6 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.28%) PaaS
7 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.19%) Trello
8 1 (0.093%) GitHub
8 1 (0.093%) IaaS
8 1 (0.093%) Serverless
8 1 (0.093%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.81%) Internet
2 35 (3.25%) Broadband
3 17 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.02%) Firewall
4 11 (1.02%) Network Security
5 9 (0.84%) HTTP
6 7 (0.65%) SMS
7 3 (0.28%) DNS
7 3 (0.28%) IMAP
7 3 (0.28%) Intranet
7 3 (0.28%) PPP
7 3 (0.28%) SMTP
8 2 (0.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 747 (69.42%) SQL Server
2 227 (21.10%) SQL Server 2014
3 87 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (2.97%) Relational Database
8 31 (2.88%) MySQL
9 23 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
11 13 (1.21%) KDB
12 11 (1.02%) MongoDB
13 10 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
14 9 (0.84%) DTS
15 8 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (0.74%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.74%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.65%) Blockchain
17 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 356 (33.09%) NUnit
2 231 (21.47%) Rhino Mocks
3 186 (17.29%) Subversion
4 179 (16.64%) Visual Studio
5 100 (9.29%) Moq
6 97 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 79 (7.34%) MSTest
8 75 (6.97%) Git (software)
9 28 (2.60%) JIRA
10 27 (2.51%) LINQPad
11 19 (1.77%) StyleCop
12 18 (1.67%) Selenium
13 15 (1.39%) SpecFlow
14 13 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 12 (1.12%) TeamCity
16 11 (1.02%) Jasmine
16 11 (1.02%) Plastic SCM
17 10 (0.93%) Fiddler
17 10 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
18 9 (0.84%) ReSharper
General
1 172 (15.99%) Finance
2 93 (8.64%) Games
3 39 (3.62%) Telecoms
4 37 (3.44%) Music Industry
5 32 (2.97%) Banking
6 30 (2.79%) Front Office
7 20 (1.86%) Retail
8 17 (1.58%) Automotive
8 17 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.30%) Marketing
10 13 (1.21%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.74%) Law
11 8 (0.74%) Legal
11 8 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.65%) Advertising
12 7 (0.65%) Back Office
13 5 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.19%) Billing
15 2 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 917 (85.22%) Developer
2 602 (55.95%) C# Developer
3 495 (46.00%) .NET Developer
4 343 (31.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 240 (22.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 227 (21.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 216 (20.07%) Senior Developer
8 194 (18.03%) Software Developer
9 146 (13.57%) Senior C# Developer
10 144 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 125 (11.62%) C# Software Developer
12 103 (9.57%) Senior .NET Developer
13 89 (8.27%) .NET Software Developer
14 85 (7.90%) Agile .NET Developer
14 85 (7.90%) Agile Developer
15 81 (7.53%) Software Engineer
16 74 (6.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 70 (6.51%) C# Software Engineer
18 67 (6.23%) SQL Developer
19 65 (6.04%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 985 (91.54%) .NET
2 809 (75.19%) ASP.NET
3 600 (55.76%) HTML
4 584 (54.28%) CSS
5 536 (49.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 514 (47.77%) WCF
7 509 (47.30%) WPF
8 371 (34.48%) .NET Framework
9 368 (34.20%) jQuery
10 333 (30.95%) Entity Framework
11 316 (29.37%) NHibernate
12 309 (28.72%) XML
13 289 (26.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 287 (26.67%) HTML5
15 282 (26.21%) Web Services
16 256 (23.79%) Silverlight
17 238 (22.12%) AngularJS
18 221 (20.54%) Ajax
19 203 (18.87%) SOAP
20 180 (16.73%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.36%) Greenfield Project
2 83 (7.71%) Computer Science
3 54 (5.02%) Client/Server
4 50 (4.65%) Hedge funds
5 40 (3.72%) Digital TV
6 36 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (2.88%) Fintech
8 30 (2.79%) Social Network
9 24 (2.23%) Replication
10 23 (2.14%) Equities
11 20 (1.86%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.21%) Animation
13 9 (0.84%) Algorithms
13 9 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.84%) User Experience
14 7 (0.65%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.56%) Derivative
15 6 (0.56%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.46%) Digital Media
16 5 (0.46%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 174 (16.17%) Windows
2 28 (2.60%) Linux
2 28 (2.60%) Windows Server
3 10 (0.93%) VMS
4 8 (0.74%) Android
5 6 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 728 (67.66%) MVC
2 570 (52.97%) Agile Software Development
3 411 (38.20%) Scrum
4 374 (34.76%) TDD
5 242 (22.49%) Web Application Development
6 196 (18.22%) OO
7 166 (15.43%) MVVM
8 141 (13.10%) Software Engineering
9 140 (13.01%) Web Development
10 132 (12.27%) BDD
11 102 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
12 101 (9.39%) Kanban
13 100 (9.29%) SDLC
13 100 (9.29%) Unit Testing
14 75 (6.97%) UML
14 75 (6.97%) Use Case
15 73 (6.78%) SOA
16 62 (5.76%) DSDM
16 62 (5.76%) RUP
17 54 (5.02%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1,073 (99.72%) C#
2 657 (61.06%) JavaScript
3 546 (50.74%) SQL
4 265 (24.63%) T-SQL
5 170 (15.80%) VB.NET
6 113 (10.50%) C++
7 79 (7.34%) PL/SQL
8 73 (6.78%) VB
9 71 (6.60%) Java
10 66 (6.13%) PowerShell
11 34 (3.16%) TypeScript
12 15 (1.39%) Python
13 10 (0.93%) PHP
14 4 (0.37%) ES6
14 4 (0.37%) XAML
15 2 (0.19%) C
16 1 (0.093%) Perl
16 1 (0.093%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.093%) VBScript
16 1 (0.093%) VC++
Qualifications
1 81 (7.53%) Degree
2 34 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.77%) MCTS
4 16 (1.49%) MCSD
5 14 (1.30%) MCAD
6 13 (1.21%) MCP
7 7 (0.65%) MCSA
8 3 (0.28%) ISEB
8 3 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.19%) GNVQ
9 2 (0.19%) HND
10 1 (0.093%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.12%) QA
2 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.093%) MiFID
3 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.093%) PMO
3 1 (0.093%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (0.93%) Docker
2 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (3.07%) Kibana
2 6 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.56%) Puppet
3 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.093%) WMI
Vendors
1 292 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 64 (5.95%) Oracle
3 23 (2.14%) Cadence
3 23 (2.14%) Charles River
4 13 (1.21%) Sybase
4 13 (1.21%) Telerik
5 12 (1.12%) DevExpress
6 10 (0.93%) BMC
6 10 (0.93%) Google
6 10 (0.93%) Xamarin
7 9 (0.84%) ServiceNow
7 9 (0.84%) Sitecore
8 8 (0.74%) Capita
9 7 (0.65%) SAP
10 5 (0.46%) Adobe
11 4 (0.37%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.37%) Samsung
12 3 (0.28%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.28%) Thunderhead
13 2 (0.19%) Atlassian