Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 119 121
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 3 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.24% 0.45% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 1.16% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 8
Essex median annual salary £41,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.45% +7.32% +28.13%
10th Percentile £36,600 £40,900 £42,575
90th Percentile £44,300 £58,000 £59,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +2.04% +15.29%

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 431 605 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 34.02% 38.96% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 352 485 613
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (66.67%) QA