Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 185 162
Rank change year-on-year -8 -23 +37
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 20 27 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.45% 0.61% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 1.70% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 75
Hertfordshire median annual salary £58,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.56% - -18.18%
10th Percentile £52,250 £41,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -7.22%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1827 1584 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 41.50% 35.59% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1600 1411 1625
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Hertfordshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Hertfordshire

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Hertfordshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £65,000 - 2
St Albans -11 4 £70,000 +47.37% 1
Borehamwood - 2 £55,000 -
Broxbourne - 1 £35,000 -
LINQ
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (90.00%) MVC
4 17 (85.00%) .NET Framework
4 17 (85.00%) Entity Framework
5 16 (80.00%) CSS
5 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (80.00%) HTML
5 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (75.00%) XML
6 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (70.00%) WCF
8 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
9 11 (55.00%) SQL
9 11 (55.00%) Relational Database
10 10 (50.00%) Web Services
11 9 (45.00%) ADO.NET
11 9 (45.00%) Scrum
11 9 (45.00%) REST
11 9 (45.00%) jQuery
11 9 (45.00%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
12 8 (40.00%) Finance
13 7 (35.00%) IIS
13 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
13 7 (35.00%) Windows
14 6 (30.00%) JIRA

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (35.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) CMS
3 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) IMAP
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
1 1 (5.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (30.00%) JIRA
4 5 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (25.00%) FxCop
4 5 (25.00%) Moq
4 5 (25.00%) ReSharper
4 5 (25.00%) StyleCop
5 3 (15.00%) Grunt
6 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (20.00%) .NET Architect
6 4 (20.00%) Architect
7 3 (15.00%) .NET Technical Architect
7 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
8 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
9 1 (5.00%) C# Architect
9 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (85.00%) .NET Framework
3 17 (85.00%) Entity Framework
4 16 (80.00%) CSS
4 16 (80.00%) HTML
5 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (75.00%) XML
6 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (70.00%) WCF
7 10 (50.00%) Web Services
8 9 (45.00%) ADO.NET
8 9 (45.00%) jQuery
8 9 (45.00%) REST
9 6 (30.00%) Ajax
9 6 (30.00%) LINQ to SQL
9 6 (30.00%) XSLT
10 5 (25.00%) Dapper ORM
10 5 (25.00%) SOAP
10 5 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Fintech
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.00%) e-Learning
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) MVC
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (45.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) API Development
4 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (30.00%) SDLC
4 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) Code Coverage
5 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) OOP
5 5 (25.00%) Refactoring
5 5 (25.00%) SOLID
5 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) Content Management
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) VBScript
5 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) DBS Check
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore