Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 513 449 389
Rank change year-on-year -64 -60 -45
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 782 1,121 1,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.67% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 1.67% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 672 1,024 1,291
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £64,875 £63,750 £66,250
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 58,561 67,278 68,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.56% 40.30% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 48,449 56,501 59,408
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -165 222 £57,500 +15.00% 29
South East +26 202 £42,500 - 27
Midlands +49 140 £45,000 - 17
North of England -22 106 £45,000 -10.00% 18
West Midlands +66 93 £45,000 - 8
East of England +48 73 £45,000 - 15
North West -28 60 £43,750 -12.50% 10
East Midlands +21 47 £40,000 -11.11% 8
South West -7 39 £43,029 +7.57% 4
Yorkshire +27 37 £45,000 -18.18% 7
North East +11 9 £47,500 +18.75% 1
LINQ
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 753 (96.29%) C#
2 689 (88.11%) .NET
3 527 (67.39%) HTML
4 472 (60.36%) JavaScript
5 461 (58.95%) MVC
6 454 (58.06%) ASP.NET
7 453 (57.93%) CSS
8 444 (56.78%) Entity Framework
9 436 (55.75%) SQL
10 413 (52.81%) .NET Framework
11 399 (51.02%) SQL Server
12 356 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
13 349 (44.63%) jQuery
14 284 (36.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 274 (35.04%) WCF
16 241 (30.82%) AngularJS
17 234 (29.92%) HTML5
18 232 (29.67%) Web Services
19 215 (27.49%) TDD
20 207 (26.47%) Finance
21 205 (26.21%) ASP.NET Web API
22 197 (25.19%) Microsoft
23 193 (24.68%) Scrum
24 189 (24.17%) WPF
25 182 (23.27%) Visual Studio
26 158 (20.20%) Software Engineering
27 151 (19.31%) Windows
28 150 (19.18%) T-SQL
29 144 (18.41%) Team Foundation Server
30 139 (17.77%) NUnit

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 78 (9.97%) IIS
2 35 (4.48%) CMS
3 22 (2.81%) Confluence
4 20 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.90%) NServiceBus
8 4 (0.51%) Drupal
8 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.51%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.26%) Mendix
9 2 (0.26%) WordPress
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.13%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.38%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.13%) Maya
Business Applications
1 11 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.26%) Endur
2 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 101 (12.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.20%) SaaS
4 24 (3.07%) NuGet
5 18 (2.30%) npm
6 13 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.02%) Office 365
8 5 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.64%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.51%) PaaS
10 3 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.26%) AWS CodePipeline
11 2 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.26%) Serverless
12 1 (0.13%) Boomi
12 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.13%) GitHub
12 1 (0.13%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.09%) Internet
2 10 (1.28%) Intranet
3 7 (0.90%) DNS
4 6 (0.77%) IMAP
4 6 (0.77%) SMTP
5 5 (0.64%) SMS
6 4 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.51%) Network Security
7 1 (0.13%) FTP
7 1 (0.13%) HTTP
7 1 (0.13%) Modbus
7 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (51.02%) SQL Server
2 64 (8.18%) Relational Database
3 56 (7.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 42 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (4.35%) MySQL
8 31 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (2.94%) NoSQL
10 17 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
11 16 (2.05%) SQLite
12 15 (1.92%) MongoDB
13 13 (1.66%) Couchbase
14 8 (1.02%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.77%) RavenDB
15 6 (0.77%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.64%) Redis
16 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 182 (23.27%) Visual Studio
2 144 (18.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 139 (17.77%) NUnit
4 131 (16.75%) Git (software)
5 63 (8.06%) TeamCity
6 52 (6.65%) StyleCop
7 48 (6.14%) MSTest
8 31 (3.96%) Octopus Deploy
9 30 (3.84%) Selenium
10 29 (3.71%) Jasmine
10 29 (3.71%) JIRA
11 28 (3.58%) ReSharper
12 27 (3.45%) MSBuild
12 27 (3.45%) SpecFlow
13 23 (2.94%) Plastic SCM
14 21 (2.69%) Visual Studio Code
15 20 (2.56%) Grunt
15 20 (2.56%) gulp
16 19 (2.43%) Karma Test Runner
17 16 (2.05%) webpack
General
1 207 (26.47%) Finance
2 63 (8.06%) Retail
3 33 (4.22%) Banking
4 31 (3.96%) Front Office
5 25 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 24 (3.07%) Marketing
7 21 (2.69%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.66%) Electronics
9 12 (1.53%) Games
9 12 (1.53%) Legal
10 11 (1.41%) Back Office
11 10 (1.28%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.77%) Music Industry
12 6 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.51%) Publishing
14 3 (0.38%) Automotive
15 2 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 674 (86.19%) Developer
2 380 (48.59%) C# Developer
3 375 (47.95%) .NET Developer
4 210 (26.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 153 (19.57%) Software Developer
6 123 (15.73%) Senior Developer
7 99 (12.66%) ASP.NET Developer
7 99 (12.66%) Full Stack Developer
8 95 (12.15%) C# Software Developer
9 86 (11.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 80 (10.23%) .NET Software Developer
11 75 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 70 (8.95%) Software Engineer
13 68 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
14 60 (7.67%) Senior .NET Developer
15 58 (7.42%) SQL Developer
16 54 (6.91%) C# Software Engineer
17 44 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
18 42 (5.37%) .NET Software Engineer
19 36 (4.60%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 689 (88.11%) .NET
2 527 (67.39%) HTML
3 454 (58.06%) ASP.NET
4 453 (57.93%) CSS
5 444 (56.78%) Entity Framework
6 413 (52.81%) .NET Framework
7 349 (44.63%) jQuery
8 284 (36.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 274 (35.04%) WCF
10 241 (30.82%) AngularJS
11 234 (29.92%) HTML5
12 232 (29.67%) Web Services
13 205 (26.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 189 (24.17%) WPF
15 135 (17.26%) JSON
15 135 (17.26%) XML
16 115 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 99 (12.66%) RESTful
18 92 (11.76%) REST
19 84 (10.74%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.25%) Greenfield Project
2 66 (8.44%) User Experience
3 38 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.32%) Fintech
5 18 (2.30%) Algorithms
5 18 (2.30%) CCTV
5 18 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (1.79%) Hedge funds
6 14 (1.79%) Internet of Things
7 13 (1.66%) Blog
7 13 (1.66%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.15%) FMCG
8 9 (1.15%) SCADA
9 8 (1.02%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.77%) Anti-Piracy
12 5 (0.64%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.51%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.38%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 151 (19.31%) Windows
2 23 (2.94%) Linux
3 20 (2.56%) Windows 10
4 18 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.92%) Android
5 15 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.13%) Unix
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (58.95%) MVC
2 356 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (27.49%) TDD
4 193 (24.68%) Scrum
5 158 (20.20%) Software Engineering
6 112 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
7 108 (13.81%) OO
8 105 (13.43%) Web Development
9 101 (12.92%) Unit Testing
10 95 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
11 78 (9.97%) MVVM
12 77 (9.85%) Computer Science
13 66 (8.44%) SDLC
14 62 (7.93%) Test Automation
15 55 (7.03%) SOLID
16 54 (6.91%) Multithreading
17 52 (6.65%) Continuous Improvement
18 50 (6.39%) Time Management
19 49 (6.27%) Front End Development
19 49 (6.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 753 (96.29%) C#
2 472 (60.36%) JavaScript
3 436 (55.75%) SQL
4 150 (19.18%) T-SQL
5 63 (8.06%) PL/SQL
6 51 (6.52%) Java
7 45 (5.75%) C++
7 45 (5.75%) TypeScript
8 27 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 21 (2.69%) VB.NET
10 17 (2.17%) PHP
11 15 (1.92%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.66%) VBScript
13 11 (1.41%) VB
14 10 (1.28%) C
14 10 (1.28%) F#
15 8 (1.02%) Python
16 7 (0.90%) XAML
17 4 (0.51%) R
18 3 (0.38%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 90 (11.51%) Degree
2 15 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.63%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) DICOM
3 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.13%) GDPR
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (2.30%) Docker
2 10 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (2.05%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.41%) Kibana
3 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 197 (25.19%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.67%) Oracle
3 26 (3.32%) Sitecore
4 24 (3.07%) Google
5 20 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 14 (1.79%) BT
6 14 (1.79%) SAP
7 11 (1.41%) Xamarin
8 6 (0.77%) Sony
9 5 (0.64%) Telerik
10 4 (0.51%) Cisco
10 4 (0.51%) Thunderhead
11 3 (0.38%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.38%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.26%) Apple
12 2 (0.26%) Fujitsu
12 2 (0.26%) IBM
12 2 (0.26%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.26%) RedGate
12 2 (0.26%) Twitter