Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 431 365 323
Rank change year-on-year -66 -42 -47
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1179 1495 2044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.83% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 2.13% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 1396 1869
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,875 £66,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 68113 70170 77599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.25% 39.09% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 57086 61423 66898
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.33%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -16 547 £50,000 - 26
South East -45 217 £42,500 -5.56% 17
North of England -63 180 £45,000 - 11
Midlands -32 120 £45,000 +20.00% 9
North West -56 117 £45,000 - 9
West Midlands -32 78 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South West +29 59 £41,250 +17.86% 6
Yorkshire -3 58 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East of England -46 54 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +6 42 £45,000 +20.00% 8
North East -2 5 £40,000 +14.29%
LINQ
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 1160 (98.39%) C#
2 1104 (93.64%) .NET
3 881 (74.72%) ASP.NET
4 874 (74.13%) MVC
5 863 (73.20%) SQL Server
6 737 (62.51%) JavaScript
7 677 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
8 666 (56.49%) HTML
9 619 (52.50%) CSS
9 619 (52.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 576 (48.85%) SQL
11 565 (47.92%) WCF
12 515 (43.68%) .NET Framework
13 506 (42.92%) WPF
14 479 (40.63%) Scrum
15 474 (40.20%) TDD
16 425 (36.05%) jQuery
17 414 (35.11%) Entity Framework
18 381 (32.32%) NUnit
19 344 (29.18%) Web Services
20 333 (28.24%) NHibernate
21 328 (27.82%) Microsoft
22 317 (26.89%) HTML5
23 299 (25.36%) XML
24 290 (24.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 288 (24.43%) AngularJS
26 276 (23.41%) T-SQL
27 261 (22.14%) Web Application Development
28 257 (21.80%) Ajax
29 255 (21.63%) ASP.NET Web API

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 80 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 54 (4.58%) IIS
3 52 (4.41%) CMS
4 45 (3.82%) BizTalk Server
5 43 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 29 (2.46%) Umbraco
7 18 (1.53%) WebSphere
8 17 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
10 13 (1.10%) Hyperledger
11 12 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (0.85%) EPiServer
13 8 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.59%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.59%) Ethereum
15 5 (0.42%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.34%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.34%) NServiceBus
16 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
17 3 (0.25%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 21 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.34%) 3ds Max
2 4 (0.34%) InfoPath
2 4 (0.34%) Maya
3 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.085%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.085%) Magento
3 1 (0.085%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 122 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (2.29%) SaaS
3 21 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.93%) npm
5 9 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.59%) Office 365
7 3 (0.25%) GitHub
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.17%) PaaS
9 1 (0.085%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.085%) IaaS
9 1 (0.085%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.085%) Serverless
9 1 (0.085%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.07%) Internet
2 34 (2.88%) Broadband
3 28 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.78%) Intranet
5 11 (0.93%) HTTP
6 7 (0.59%) Extranet
7 4 (0.34%) PPP
7 4 (0.34%) SMS
8 3 (0.25%) DNS
8 3 (0.25%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.25%) IMAP
8 3 (0.25%) RS-232
8 3 (0.25%) SMTP
9 2 (0.17%) ATM
9 2 (0.17%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.17%) Firewall
9 2 (0.17%) Network Security
10 1 (0.085%) Skype
10 1 (0.085%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 863 (73.20%) SQL Server
2 240 (20.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 118 (10.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 46 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (2.80%) MySQL
8 30 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (2.37%) Relational Database
10 22 (1.87%) MongoDB
11 18 (1.53%) KDB
11 18 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (1.27%) Oracle Database
14 12 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.85%) NoSQL
17 9 (0.76%) Redis
18 8 (0.68%) Blockchain
18 8 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 381 (32.32%) NUnit
2 231 (19.59%) Visual Studio
3 227 (19.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 225 (19.08%) Subversion
5 126 (10.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 117 (9.92%) Git (software)
7 104 (8.82%) Moq
8 84 (7.12%) MSTest
9 50 (4.24%) TeamCity
10 44 (3.73%) JIRA
11 28 (2.37%) Selenium
12 27 (2.29%) StyleCop
13 19 (1.61%) ReSharper
13 19 (1.61%) SpecFlow
14 17 (1.44%) CruiseControl
15 16 (1.36%) LINQPad
15 16 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
16 14 (1.19%) gulp
16 14 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 13 (1.10%) Jenkins
General
1 190 (16.12%) Finance
2 102 (8.65%) Games
3 47 (3.99%) Retail
4 45 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.88%) Music Industry
6 33 (2.80%) Marketing
7 31 (2.63%) Front Office
8 30 (2.54%) Banking
9 23 (1.95%) Law
10 20 (1.70%) Retail Banking
11 19 (1.61%) Investment Banking
11 19 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (1.36%) Financial Institution
13 14 (1.19%) Manufacturing
14 13 (1.10%) Automotive
15 11 (0.93%) Back Office
15 11 (0.93%) Legal
16 8 (0.68%) Advertising
17 7 (0.59%) Electronics
18 5 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1043 (88.46%) Developer
2 662 (56.15%) C# Developer
3 627 (53.18%) .NET Developer
4 419 (35.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 283 (24.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 268 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 222 (18.83%) Senior Developer
8 203 (17.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 180 (15.27%) Software Developer
10 150 (12.72%) Senior C# Developer
11 118 (10.01%) Senior .NET Developer
12 110 (9.33%) C# Software Developer
13 104 (8.82%) Web Developer
14 90 (7.63%) .NET Software Developer
15 85 (7.21%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 84 (7.12%) SQL Developer
17 81 (6.87%) Software Engineer
18 77 (6.53%) Agile .NET Developer
18 77 (6.53%) Agile Developer
19 69 (5.85%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1104 (93.64%) .NET
2 881 (74.72%) ASP.NET
3 666 (56.49%) HTML
4 619 (52.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 619 (52.50%) CSS
5 565 (47.92%) WCF
6 515 (43.68%) .NET Framework
7 506 (42.92%) WPF
8 425 (36.05%) jQuery
9 414 (35.11%) Entity Framework
10 344 (29.18%) Web Services
11 333 (28.24%) NHibernate
12 317 (26.89%) HTML5
13 299 (25.36%) XML
14 290 (24.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 288 (24.43%) AngularJS
16 257 (21.80%) Ajax
17 255 (21.63%) ASP.NET Web API
18 240 (20.36%) Silverlight
19 163 (13.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 110 (9.33%) Computer Science
2 108 (9.16%) Greenfield Project
3 58 (4.92%) Client/Server
4 43 (3.65%) Hedge funds
5 38 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (3.22%) Digital TV
6 37 (3.14%) Fintech
6 37 (3.14%) User Experience
7 36 (3.05%) N-Tier
8 29 (2.46%) Social Network
9 28 (2.37%) Equities
10 19 (1.61%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.44%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.36%) Replication
13 14 (1.19%) Fixed Income
13 14 (1.19%) NHS
14 13 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.85%) Social Media
16 7 (0.59%) Renewable Energy
17 6 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 177 (15.01%) Windows
2 25 (2.12%) Windows Server
3 20 (1.70%) Android
3 20 (1.70%) Linux
4 11 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 874 (74.13%) MVC
2 677 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
3 479 (40.63%) Scrum
4 474 (40.20%) TDD
5 261 (22.14%) Web Application Development
6 223 (18.91%) OO
7 211 (17.90%) Web Development
8 172 (14.59%) BDD
9 158 (13.40%) Software Engineering
10 134 (11.37%) MVVM
11 133 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
12 113 (9.58%) Unit Testing
13 107 (9.08%) SDLC
14 102 (8.65%) Kanban
15 80 (6.79%) Workflow
16 72 (6.11%) UML
17 70 (5.94%) E-Commerce
18 67 (5.68%) Test Automation
19 65 (5.51%) Multithreading
19 65 (5.51%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1160 (98.39%) C#
2 737 (62.51%) JavaScript
3 576 (48.85%) SQL
4 276 (23.41%) T-SQL
5 167 (14.16%) VB.NET
6 114 (9.67%) C++
7 94 (7.97%) Java
8 80 (6.79%) PL/SQL
9 70 (5.94%) VB
10 60 (5.09%) PowerShell
11 37 (3.14%) TypeScript
12 22 (1.87%) C
13 11 (0.93%) PHP
13 11 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.85%) XAML
15 9 (0.76%) XPath
16 8 (0.68%) Python
17 6 (0.51%) ANSI SQL
18 5 (0.42%) VBScript
19 3 (0.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 143 (12.13%) Degree
2 42 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (1.70%) MCTS
5 17 (1.44%) MCAD
5 17 (1.44%) MCP
5 17 (1.44%) MCSD
6 7 (0.59%) MCSA
7 5 (0.42%) ISEB
7 5 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.63%) QA
2 3 (0.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.085%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (0.68%) Docker
2 4 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (1.36%) Kibana
2 5 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.34%) Puppet
3 4 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.085%) WMI
Vendors
1 328 (27.82%) Microsoft
2 57 (4.83%) Oracle
3 22 (1.87%) Cadence
4 20 (1.70%) Telerik
4 20 (1.70%) Xamarin
5 18 (1.53%) Sybase
6 15 (1.27%) Sitecore
7 14 (1.19%) Alias
8 12 (1.02%) DevExpress
9 11 (0.93%) SAP
10 7 (0.59%) Google
11 6 (0.51%) Charles River
11 6 (0.51%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.42%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.34%) JD Edwards
13 4 (0.34%) Samsung
14 3 (0.25%) Adobe
15 2 (0.17%) Arista
15 2 (0.17%) BMC
15 2 (0.17%) Foundry