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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 329 292
Rank change year-on-year -13 -37  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 758 873 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 0.94% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 2.41% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 701 829 1011
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 34311 36257 39433
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.96% 39.20% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28955 31914 34055
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +35 343 £54,000 +8.00% 25
South East -16 128 £44,500 +2.29% 13
North West -50 80 £40,000 -8.04% 10
West Midlands +13 57 £42,500 -5.55% 7
East of England -36 54 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Yorkshire +18 53 £40,000 -27.27% 8
East Midlands +2 20 £56,250 +50.00% 8
South West -22 20 £40,000 +14.28% 7
North East -1 3 £40,000 +14.28%
LINQ
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1320 (96.92%) .NET
2 1318 (96.77%) C#
3 1051 (77.17%) SQL Server
4 1018 (74.74%) ASP.NET
5 950 (69.75%) MVC
6 798 (58.59%) JavaScript
7 748 (54.92%) HTML
8 723 (53.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 721 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
10 711 (52.20%) SQL
11 679 (49.85%) CSS
12 667 (48.97%) .NET Framework
13 666 (48.90%) WCF
14 545 (40.01%) WPF
15 543 (39.87%) Entity Framework
16 521 (38.25%) TDD
17 510 (37.44%) Microsoft
18 501 (36.78%) jQuery
19 438 (32.16%) Web Services
20 433 (31.79%) Scrum
21 418 (30.69%) NUnit
22 378 (27.75%) T-SQL
23 355 (26.06%) XML
24 352 (25.84%) HTML5
25 348 (25.55%) ASP.NET Web API
26 315 (23.13%) AngularJS
27 314 (23.05%) NHibernate
28 284 (20.85%) Finance
29 268 (19.68%) Ajax
30 259 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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
1 109 (8.00%) IIS
2 66 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 59 (4.33%) BizTalk Server
3 59 (4.33%) CMS
4 40 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 32 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 29 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 18 (1.32%) Umbraco
8 15 (1.10%) EPiServer
9 13 (0.95%) Alfresco
10 10 (0.73%) Confluence
11 8 (0.59%) Hyperledger
12 7 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.44%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.37%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.29%) WordPress
16 3 (0.22%) Ethereum
16 3 (0.22%) NServiceBus
16 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
17 2 (0.15%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.66%) HipChat
3 9 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.37%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.15%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.15%) InDesign
5 2 (0.15%) Maya
5 2 (0.15%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.073%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 63 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.22%) RMDS
3 3 (0.22%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.22%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.15%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.073%) Magento
5 1 (0.073%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (0.073%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 158 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (2.72%) SaaS
4 14 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.66%) Office 365
6 2 (0.15%) GitHub
7 1 (0.073%) PaaS
7 1 (0.073%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.08%) TCP/IP
2 35 (2.57%) Internet
3 31 (2.28%) Intranet
4 29 (2.13%) Broadband
5 17 (1.25%) Ethernet
5 17 (1.25%) RS-232
6 14 (1.03%) HTTP
7 8 (0.59%) Extranet
7 8 (0.59%) SSL
8 5 (0.37%) SMTP
9 3 (0.22%) DNS
9 3 (0.22%) IMAP
9 3 (0.22%) Multicast
10 2 (0.15%) Firewall
10 2 (0.15%) FTP
11 1 (0.073%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1051 (77.17%) SQL Server
2 253 (18.58%) SQL Server 2014
3 137 (10.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 75 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 74 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 61 (4.48%) Relational Database
7 52 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 47 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
9 45 (3.30%) MySQL
10 34 (2.50%) Redis
11 27 (1.98%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
13 19 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (0.88%) Blockchain
15 10 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
16 9 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
17 8 (0.59%) MongoDB
17 8 (0.59%) NoSQL
18 7 (0.51%) Big Data
18 7 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 418 (30.69%) NUnit
2 243 (17.84%) Visual Studio
3 207 (15.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 203 (14.90%) Rhino Mocks
5 201 (14.76%) Subversion
6 145 (10.65%) Git (software)
7 104 (7.64%) TeamCity
8 94 (6.90%) MSTest
9 87 (6.39%) Moq
10 47 (3.45%) Selenium
11 42 (3.08%) JIRA
12 39 (2.86%) gulp
13 33 (2.42%) SpecFlow
14 28 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
14 28 (2.06%) webpack
15 27 (1.98%) Jasmine
15 27 (1.98%) NuGet
16 23 (1.69%) Grunt
17 19 (1.40%) Jenkins
18 18 (1.32%) Protractor
General
1 284 (20.85%) Finance
2 113 (8.30%) Games
3 95 (6.98%) Banking
4 75 (5.51%) Marketing
5 59 (4.33%) Retail
6 53 (3.89%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 27 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 26 (1.91%) Front Office
9 25 (1.84%) Music Industry
10 21 (1.54%) Electronics
11 13 (0.95%) Advertising
11 13 (0.95%) Law
12 12 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.73%) Publishing
14 7 (0.51%) Automotive
14 7 (0.51%) Legal
15 6 (0.44%) Back Office
16 2 (0.15%) Billing
16 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1209 (88.77%) Developer
2 731 (53.67%) .NET Developer
3 678 (49.78%) C# Developer
4 422 (30.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 251 (18.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 231 (16.96%) Senior Developer
7 219 (16.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 198 (14.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 190 (13.95%) Software Developer
10 115 (8.44%) Senior C# Developer
11 110 (8.08%) Senior .NET Developer
12 92 (6.75%) SQL Developer
13 88 (6.46%) Web Developer
14 86 (6.31%) Software Engineer
15 78 (5.73%) Junior
16 71 (5.21%) Junior Developer
17 67 (4.92%) C# Software Developer
18 65 (4.77%) .NET Web Developer
19 62 (4.55%) Agile Developer
20 61 (4.48%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1320 (96.92%) .NET
2 1018 (74.74%) ASP.NET
3 748 (54.92%) HTML
4 723 (53.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 679 (49.85%) CSS
6 667 (48.97%) .NET Framework
7 666 (48.90%) WCF
8 545 (40.01%) WPF
9 543 (39.87%) Entity Framework
10 501 (36.78%) jQuery
11 438 (32.16%) Web Services
12 355 (26.06%) XML
13 352 (25.84%) HTML5
14 348 (25.55%) ASP.NET Web API
15 315 (23.13%) AngularJS
16 314 (23.05%) NHibernate
17 268 (19.68%) Ajax
18 259 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 217 (15.93%) Silverlight
20 181 (13.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 126 (9.25%) Greenfield Project
2 89 (6.53%) Computer Science
3 60 (4.41%) User Experience
4 53 (3.89%) Client/Server
5 40 (2.94%) Fintech
5 40 (2.94%) N-Tier
6 34 (2.50%) Hedge funds
7 26 (1.91%) Social Network
8 25 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (1.84%) Digital TV
8 25 (1.84%) Mobile App
9 20 (1.47%) Online Games
10 19 (1.40%) Blog
10 19 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 19 (1.40%) Social Media
11 18 (1.32%) Xbox
12 17 (1.25%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 17 (1.25%) Internet of Things
13 14 (1.03%) iPad
14 13 (0.95%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 210 (15.42%) Windows
2 18 (1.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 17 (1.25%) Linux
3 17 (1.25%) Mac OS
4 10 (0.73%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.66%) Android
6 8 (0.59%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 950 (69.75%) MVC
2 721 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 521 (38.25%) TDD
4 433 (31.79%) Scrum
5 238 (17.47%) Web Development
6 230 (16.89%) Web Application Development
7 204 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
8 203 (14.90%) OO
9 183 (13.44%) BDD
10 163 (11.97%) MVVM
11 161 (11.82%) Software Engineering
12 152 (11.16%) Unit Testing
13 134 (9.84%) Multithreading
14 121 (8.88%) E-Commerce
15 118 (8.66%) SDLC
16 105 (7.71%) Kanban
17 103 (7.56%) Test Automation
18 96 (7.05%) Dependency Injection
19 95 (6.98%) SOA
20 88 (6.46%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1318 (96.77%) C#
2 798 (58.59%) JavaScript
3 711 (52.20%) SQL
4 378 (27.75%) T-SQL
5 179 (13.14%) VB.NET
6 133 (9.77%) C++
7 114 (8.37%) Java
8 76 (5.58%) VB
9 69 (5.07%) PL/SQL
10 59 (4.33%) XAML
11 47 (3.45%) TypeScript
12 46 (3.38%) C
13 37 (2.72%) PowerShell
14 24 (1.76%) XPath
15 15 (1.10%) Python
16 12 (0.88%) VBA
17 6 (0.44%) VB6
18 5 (0.37%) Shell Script
19 4 (0.29%) PHP
20 3 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 169 (12.41%) Degree
2 58 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (2.06%) MCP
4 27 (1.98%) MCSD
5 26 (1.91%) MCAD
5 26 (1.91%) MCTS
6 19 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.22%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.22%) HND
9 2 (0.15%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.073%) ISEB
10 1 (0.073%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.073%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.62%) QA
2 3 (0.22%) SLA
3 2 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.22%) MOM
1 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.15%) Ansible
2 2 (0.15%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.073%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 510 (37.44%) Microsoft
2 62 (4.55%) Oracle
3 30 (2.20%) Sitecore
4 21 (1.54%) SAP
4 21 (1.54%) Telerik
5 20 (1.47%) Xamarin
6 8 (0.59%) Google
7 6 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.44%) Tableau
8 5 (0.37%) Alias
8 5 (0.37%) Cadence
8 5 (0.37%) PayPal
9 4 (0.29%) Sage
9 4 (0.29%) Triple Point
10 3 (0.22%) Adobe
10 3 (0.22%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.22%) OpenLink
10 3 (0.22%) Sybase
10 3 (0.22%) Thunderhead
10 3 (0.22%) TIBCO
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + good beneifts
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + benefits and equity
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k to £50k doe
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago