Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 125 123
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2 -7
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.29% 0.55% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 1.31% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 7
Essex median annual salary £40,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.36% +4.76% +31.25%
10th Percentile £35,375 £31,600 £47,000
90th Percentile £44,813 £57,625 £59,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +18.01%

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 Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 457 761 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 33.48% 41.58% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 381 617 676
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £29,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Essex

LINQ
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ in Essex.

Salary trend for LINQ in Essex

LINQ
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Essex region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Billericay - 2 £41,125 -
Thurrock - 1 £37,500 -
LINQ
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Publishing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) RedGate
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) RedGate