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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
UK / England
Rank 385 350 297
Rank change year-on-year -35 -53  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 591 898 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.93% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 2.40% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 560 846 943
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,196
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 31605 37393 37674
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.09% 38.58% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27181 32527 32264
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 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
London +30 271 £55,000 +4.76% 27
South East -21 115 £45,000 - 16
East of England -1 49 £46,250 -7.50% 9
North West -68 47 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Yorkshire +33 46 £40,000 -15.78% 10
West Midlands +15 35 £43,750 -7.89% 5
South West -18 13 £37,500 -2.59% 4
East Midlands -16 12 £40,000 +3.89% 6
North East -17 1 £35,000 -2.77%
LINQ
UK

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 1251 (98.27%) .NET
2 1225 (96.23%) C#
3 970 (76.20%) ASP.NET
4 911 (71.56%) SQL Server
5 900 (70.70%) MVC
6 748 (58.76%) JavaScript
7 718 (56.40%) HTML
8 696 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
9 681 (53.50%) CSS
10 675 (53.02%) WCF
11 671 (52.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 670 (52.63%) SQL
13 617 (48.47%) .NET Framework
14 523 (41.08%) WPF
15 505 (39.67%) jQuery
16 495 (38.88%) TDD
17 451 (35.43%) Entity Framework
18 438 (34.41%) Microsoft
19 422 (33.15%) Scrum
20 393 (30.87%) Web Services
21 367 (28.83%) NUnit
22 350 (27.49%) XML
23 328 (25.77%) HTML5
24 327 (25.69%) T-SQL
25 326 (25.61%) ASP.NET Web API
26 305 (23.96%) Ajax
27 273 (21.45%) NHibernate
28 269 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
29 250 (19.64%) VB.NET
30 248 (19.48%) AngularJS

LINQ
Top Related 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
1 120 (9.43%) IIS
2 50 (3.93%) CMS
3 47 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
4 42 (3.30%) SharePoint
5 33 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 25 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 24 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (0.63%) Confluence
8 8 (0.63%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.47%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.39%) Drupal
10 5 (0.39%) WordPress
11 3 (0.24%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.16%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.079%) Kentico
13 1 (0.079%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.079%) SAP Portal
13 1 (0.079%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.079%) Tomcat
Applications
1 152 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.89%) MS Office
3 20 (1.57%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.63%) Fireworks
5 7 (0.55%) InDesign
5 7 (0.55%) MicroStation
6 6 (0.47%) HipChat
6 6 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.16%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.16%) Maya
8 1 (0.079%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 44 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.39%) RMDS
3 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.079%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.079%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.079%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 123 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.36%) SaaS
4 7 (0.55%) Office 365
5 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.079%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.079%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.079%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.079%) GitHub
6 1 (0.079%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.51%) Internet
2 31 (2.44%) HTTP
3 27 (2.12%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.89%) Broadband
5 15 (1.18%) SSL
6 6 (0.47%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.47%) RS-232
7 4 (0.31%) Firewall
7 4 (0.31%) NFC
7 4 (0.31%) SMPP
7 4 (0.31%) SMS
8 3 (0.24%) Extranet
8 3 (0.24%) Intranet
8 3 (0.24%) SMTP
9 2 (0.16%) Multicast
10 1 (0.079%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.079%) DHCP
10 1 (0.079%) DNS
10 1 (0.079%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 911 (71.56%) SQL Server
2 227 (17.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 118 (9.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 43 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
7 41 (3.22%) MySQL
8 31 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (1.26%) Redis
12 15 (1.18%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.94%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (0.71%) Big Data
16 8 (0.63%) Blockchain
16 8 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
17 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 5 (0.39%) MongoDB
18 5 (0.39%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 367 (28.83%) NUnit
2 198 (15.55%) Rhino Mocks
3 190 (14.93%) Subversion
4 184 (14.45%) Visual Studio
5 168 (13.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 124 (9.74%) Git (software)
7 96 (7.54%) MSTest
8 88 (6.91%) Moq
9 43 (3.38%) TeamCity
10 38 (2.99%) Selenium
11 35 (2.75%) JIRA
12 29 (2.28%) gulp
13 24 (1.89%) webpack
14 18 (1.41%) Mercurial
14 18 (1.41%) MSBuild
15 17 (1.34%) ReSharper
16 15 (1.18%) SpecFlow
17 12 (0.94%) Grunt
18 11 (0.86%) Jenkins
19 10 (0.79%) Jasmine
General
1 239 (18.77%) Finance
2 98 (7.70%) Games
3 71 (5.58%) Banking
4 46 (3.61%) Marketing
5 38 (2.99%) Advertising
6 34 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 30 (2.36%) Retail
8 26 (2.04%) Music Industry
9 16 (1.26%) Front Office
10 15 (1.18%) Electronics
11 12 (0.94%) Brand Awareness
12 7 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.47%) Publishing
14 5 (0.39%) Back Office
15 4 (0.31%) Automotive
15 4 (0.31%) Military
16 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.24%) German Language
16 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1107 (86.96%) Developer
2 696 (54.67%) .NET Developer
3 629 (49.41%) C# Developer
4 416 (32.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 270 (21.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 223 (17.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 209 (16.42%) Senior Developer
8 191 (15.00%) Software Developer
9 184 (14.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 113 (8.88%) Senior C# Developer
11 104 (8.17%) Software Engineer
12 96 (7.54%) Senior .NET Developer
13 85 (6.68%) Web Developer
14 83 (6.52%) .NET Software Developer
15 82 (6.44%) C# Software Developer
16 80 (6.28%) SQL Developer
17 79 (6.21%) C# Software Engineer
18 77 (6.05%) Agile Developer
19 76 (5.97%) .NET Software Engineer
20 73 (5.73%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1251 (98.27%) .NET
2 970 (76.20%) ASP.NET
3 718 (56.40%) HTML
4 681 (53.50%) CSS
5 675 (53.02%) WCF
6 671 (52.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 617 (48.47%) .NET Framework
8 523 (41.08%) WPF
9 505 (39.67%) jQuery
10 451 (35.43%) Entity Framework
11 393 (30.87%) Web Services
12 350 (27.49%) XML
13 328 (25.77%) HTML5
14 326 (25.61%) ASP.NET Web API
15 305 (23.96%) Ajax
16 273 (21.45%) NHibernate
17 269 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 248 (19.48%) AngularJS
19 212 (16.65%) Silverlight
20 196 (15.40%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.18%) Computer Science
2 48 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 44 (3.46%) User Experience
4 43 (3.38%) Hedge funds
5 39 (3.06%) Client/Server
6 34 (2.67%) iPad
6 34 (2.67%) N-Tier
7 33 (2.59%) Social Network
8 28 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (2.04%) Digital TV
10 22 (1.73%) Fintech
11 18 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.34%) Blog
13 14 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
14 12 (0.94%) Xbox
15 8 (0.63%) Bitcoin
15 8 (0.63%) Social Media
16 7 (0.55%) iPhone
17 6 (0.47%) Streaming Media
17 6 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 190 (14.93%) Windows
2 17 (1.34%) Windows Server
3 7 (0.55%) Apple iOS
3 7 (0.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 6 (0.47%) Android
4 6 (0.47%) Linux
4 6 (0.47%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.079%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 900 (70.70%) MVC
2 696 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
3 495 (38.88%) TDD
4 422 (33.15%) Scrum
5 237 (18.62%) OO
6 231 (18.15%) Web Application Development
7 206 (16.18%) Web Development
8 174 (13.67%) BDD
9 157 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
9 157 (12.33%) Software Engineering
10 135 (10.60%) MVVM
11 107 (8.41%) E-Commerce
12 106 (8.33%) SDLC
12 106 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 103 (8.09%) Kanban
14 87 (6.83%) SOA
15 82 (6.44%) UML
16 74 (5.81%) Multithreading
17 72 (5.66%) Dependency Injection
18 67 (5.26%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1225 (96.23%) C#
2 748 (58.76%) JavaScript
3 670 (52.63%) SQL
4 327 (25.69%) T-SQL
5 250 (19.64%) VB.NET
6 133 (10.45%) C++
7 117 (9.19%) Java
8 78 (6.13%) PL/SQL
9 69 (5.42%) VB
10 44 (3.46%) XAML
11 39 (3.06%) TypeScript
12 26 (2.04%) C
13 14 (1.10%) Python
14 13 (1.02%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.86%) XPath
16 6 (0.47%) VBA
17 4 (0.31%) VB6
17 4 (0.31%) VBScript
18 3 (0.24%) R
19 2 (0.16%) VC++
Qualifications
1 151 (11.86%) Degree
2 50 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (2.12%) MCP
4 26 (2.04%) MCAD
4 26 (2.04%) MCSD
4 26 (2.04%) MCTS
5 3 (0.24%) HND
5 3 (0.24%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.079%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.75%) QA
2 7 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.31%) XenApp
2 4 (0.31%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.079%) Firmware
4 1 (0.079%) vCloud
4 1 (0.079%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.39%) MOM
1 5 (0.39%) SCCM
2 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.16%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 438 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 52 (4.08%) Oracle
3 40 (3.14%) Sitecore
4 19 (1.49%) PayPal
5 14 (1.10%) Telerik
6 11 (0.86%) Google
7 9 (0.71%) Adobe
8 8 (0.63%) Sybase
9 7 (0.55%) DevExpress
10 6 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.47%) Twitter
11 5 (0.39%) Cisco
11 5 (0.39%) Tableau
11 5 (0.39%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.39%) VMware
12 4 (0.31%) Bloomberg
12 4 (0.31%) Citrix
12 4 (0.31%) Infragistics
12 4 (0.31%) Reuters
12 4 (0.31%) SAP
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 26 days holiday, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 23 days holiday, 3% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c. £60k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36-40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Working + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To 80K + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 5% Pension, Bonus, 25 days Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits + MCSD training + career
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: €50k - 70k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55K + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE
Posted: 4 days ago