The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 77 68
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.31% 0.88% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 2.58% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Median salary £72,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.08% -4.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

LINQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 149 233 288
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 45.71% 34.21% 41.56%
Number of salaries quoted 140 163 275
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing LINQ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Guildford

LINQ
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Guildford region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Subversion
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (88.89%) Social Network
2 8 (88.89%) WCF
2 8 (88.89%) MonoRail
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
2 8 (88.89%) NHibernate
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) NUnit
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) Castle Windsor
2 8 (88.89%) Web Application Development
2 8 (88.89%) SDLC
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) 3D Animation
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Flash
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) CSS

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Subversion
2 8 (88.89%) NUnit
2 8 (88.89%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 8 (88.89%) Castle Windsor
2 8 (88.89%) MonoRail
2 8 (88.89%) NHibernate
2 8 (88.89%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Flash
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Social Network
2 1 (11.11%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) SDLC
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) 3D Animation
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET