Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 465 375 353
Rank change year-on-year -90 -22 -45
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1,001 1,335 1,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.83% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 2.04% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 892 1,241 1,672
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 66,093 65,512 73,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.98% 40.75% 38.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55,481 56,072 64,101
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -127 384 £53,867 +2.60% 34
North of England -28 164 £45,000 +12.50% 38
South East -72 162 £45,000 - 29
Midlands +27 113 £35,000 -22.22% 20
North West -9 108 £45,000 +12.50% 28
East of England -4 103 £45,000 - 8
West Midlands +14 86 £37,000 -17.78% 15
South West +22 73 £36,500 -2.01% 16
Yorkshire -26 42 £50,000 +25.00% 8
East Midlands -7 27 £35,000 -36.36% 5
North East -11 14 £45,000 +24.14% 2
LINQ
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 991 (99.00%) C#
2 914 (91.31%) .NET
3 673 (67.23%) ASP.NET
4 651 (65.03%) SQL Server
5 619 (61.84%) HTML
6 607 (60.64%) JavaScript
7 601 (60.04%) MVC
8 590 (58.94%) CSS
9 493 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
10 476 (47.55%) SQL
11 423 (42.26%) WCF
12 388 (38.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 379 (37.86%) jQuery
14 373 (37.26%) Entity Framework
15 361 (36.06%) .NET Framework
16 350 (34.97%) WPF
17 306 (30.57%) Web Services
18 292 (29.17%) Scrum
19 291 (29.07%) TDD
20 275 (27.47%) XML
21 273 (27.27%) HTML5
22 268 (26.77%) Microsoft
23 265 (26.47%) NUnit
24 245 (24.48%) AngularJS
25 226 (22.58%) Finance
26 217 (21.68%) ASP.NET Web API
27 215 (21.48%) T-SQL
28 214 (21.38%) Visual Studio
29 200 (19.98%) NHibernate
30 178 (17.78%) SOAP

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 65 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 55 (5.49%) IIS
3 41 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (3.70%) CMS
5 35 (3.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 25 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
7 22 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (2.10%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.80%) NServiceBus
10 5 (0.50%) Sonic ESB
11 4 (0.40%) Confluence
12 3 (0.30%) Hyperledger
13 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.100%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.100%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.100%) Sitefinity
14 1 (0.100%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.100%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.20%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.100%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 141 (14.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.90%) Office 365
4 8 (0.80%) PaaS
5 7 (0.70%) SaaS
6 6 (0.60%) OneDrive
7 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.50%) Trello
8 4 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.20%) IaaS
11 1 (0.100%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.100%) GitHub
11 1 (0.100%) Heroku
11 1 (0.100%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.30%) Internet
2 16 (1.60%) Broadband
3 11 (1.10%) SSL
4 10 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.90%) Firewall
5 9 (0.90%) Network Security
6 6 (0.60%) HTTP
6 6 (0.60%) Intranet
7 4 (0.40%) FTP
7 4 (0.40%) SMS
8 2 (0.20%) DNS
8 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.20%) IMAP
8 2 (0.20%) SMTP
9 1 (0.100%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 651 (65.03%) SQL Server
2 105 (10.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 62 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 53 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (4.60%) Relational Database
7 42 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (3.50%) SQL Server 2016
9 33 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (2.70%) MySQL
11 12 (1.20%) NoSQL
12 11 (1.10%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (0.70%) Big Data
15 6 (0.60%) DTS
16 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.50%) SQLite
17 4 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
18 3 (0.30%) Blockchain
18 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 265 (26.47%) NUnit
2 214 (21.38%) Visual Studio
3 134 (13.39%) Rhino Mocks
4 93 (9.29%) Git (software)
5 88 (8.79%) Subversion
6 86 (8.59%) Moq
7 75 (7.49%) MSTest
8 69 (6.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (3.20%) StyleCop
10 26 (2.60%) Plastic SCM
11 24 (2.40%) JIRA
12 21 (2.10%) Jasmine
13 19 (1.90%) Karma Test Runner
13 19 (1.90%) webpack
14 17 (1.70%) Selenium
14 17 (1.70%) SpecFlow
14 17 (1.70%) TeamCity
15 16 (1.60%) PhantomJS
16 15 (1.50%) ReSharper
17 12 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 226 (22.58%) Finance
2 64 (6.39%) Banking
3 53 (5.29%) Games
4 34 (3.40%) Front Office
5 26 (2.60%) Music Industry
6 25 (2.50%) Retail
7 19 (1.90%) Legal
8 17 (1.70%) Automotive
8 17 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.00%) Advertising
10 10 (1.00%) Law
11 5 (0.50%) Marketing
12 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.100%) Back Office
13 1 (0.100%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.100%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 861 (86.01%) Developer
2 531 (53.05%) C# Developer
3 472 (47.15%) .NET Developer
4 289 (28.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 189 (18.88%) Senior Developer
6 179 (17.88%) Software Developer
7 155 (15.48%) ASP.NET Developer
8 139 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 119 (11.89%) C# Software Developer
10 105 (10.49%) Senior C# Developer
11 98 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 97 (9.69%) .NET Software Developer
13 81 (8.09%) Software Engineer
14 80 (7.99%) Senior .NET Developer
15 72 (7.19%) SQL Developer
16 68 (6.79%) C# Software Engineer
17 56 (5.59%) Junior
18 55 (5.49%) Junior Developer
19 51 (5.09%) C# WPF Developer
19 51 (5.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 914 (91.31%) .NET
2 673 (67.23%) ASP.NET
3 619 (61.84%) HTML
4 590 (58.94%) CSS
5 423 (42.26%) WCF
6 388 (38.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 379 (37.86%) jQuery
8 373 (37.26%) Entity Framework
9 361 (36.06%) .NET Framework
10 350 (34.97%) WPF
11 306 (30.57%) Web Services
12 275 (27.47%) XML
13 273 (27.27%) HTML5
14 245 (24.48%) AngularJS
15 217 (21.68%) ASP.NET Web API
16 200 (19.98%) NHibernate
17 178 (17.78%) SOAP
18 162 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 154 (15.38%) Silverlight
20 142 (14.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.49%) Greenfield Project
2 84 (8.39%) Computer Science
3 49 (4.90%) Hedge funds
4 33 (3.30%) Fintech
5 32 (3.20%) Client/Server
6 26 (2.60%) Digital TV
7 24 (2.40%) User Experience
8 22 (2.20%) Social Network
9 18 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (1.40%) Equities
11 11 (1.10%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (1.00%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.80%) Animation
13 8 (0.80%) Replication
14 6 (0.60%) Derivative
14 6 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.50%) Mobile App
16 3 (0.30%) Reference Data
16 3 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 148 (14.79%) Windows
2 21 (2.10%) Windows Server
3 15 (1.50%) Linux
4 10 (1.00%) VMS
5 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.40%) Android
6 4 (0.40%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.40%) Unix
7 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (60.04%) MVC
2 493 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
3 292 (29.17%) Scrum
4 291 (29.07%) TDD
5 170 (16.98%) OO
6 158 (15.78%) Software Engineering
7 155 (15.48%) MVVM
8 135 (13.49%) Web Application Development
9 131 (13.09%) Unit Testing
10 97 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
10 97 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
10 97 (9.69%) Web Development
11 87 (8.69%) SDLC
12 78 (7.79%) BDD
13 75 (7.49%) Use Case
14 74 (7.39%) DevOps
15 72 (7.19%) SOA
16 71 (7.09%) Kanban
17 70 (6.99%) UML
18 69 (6.89%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 991 (99.00%) C#
2 607 (60.64%) JavaScript
3 476 (47.55%) SQL
4 215 (21.48%) T-SQL
5 97 (9.69%) VB.NET
6 91 (9.09%) C++
7 74 (7.39%) PL/SQL
8 52 (5.19%) Java
9 51 (5.09%) PowerShell
10 46 (4.60%) TypeScript
11 38 (3.80%) VB
12 15 (1.50%) XAML
13 12 (1.20%) Python
14 10 (1.00%) PHP
15 3 (0.30%) F#
15 3 (0.30%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.30%) VBScript
16 2 (0.20%) ES6
16 2 (0.20%) R
16 2 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 80 (7.99%) Degree
2 22 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.40%) MCSD
5 12 (1.20%) MCTS
6 9 (0.90%) MCAD
7 8 (0.80%) MCP
8 3 (0.30%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.20%) GNVQ
9 2 (0.20%) HND
10 1 (0.100%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.100%) ISEB
10 1 (0.100%) MCSA
10 1 (0.100%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.30%) QA
2 9 (0.90%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.50%) SLA
5 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.30%) HL7
7 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.100%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.100%) MiFID
8 1 (0.100%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (1.00%) Docker
2 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 41 (4.10%) Kibana
2 1 (0.100%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.100%) Puppet
Vendors
1 268 (26.77%) Microsoft
2 60 (5.99%) Oracle
3 33 (3.30%) Google
4 25 (2.50%) Capita
5 20 (2.00%) Xamarin
6 17 (1.70%) Cadence
6 17 (1.70%) Charles River
7 8 (0.80%) BMC
8 7 (0.70%) Atlassian
8 7 (0.70%) LexisNexis
9 6 (0.60%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.50%) DevExpress
10 5 (0.50%) MuleSoft
10 5 (0.50%) Sybase
11 4 (0.40%) Adobe
11 4 (0.40%) Perforce
11 4 (0.40%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.40%) Telerik
11 4 (0.40%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.30%) Thunderhead