Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 97 131
Rank change year-on-year +18 +34 -1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 14 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.34% 0.84% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.05% 1.96% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 5
Kent median annual salary £38,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £41,250 £40,250 £51,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 459 560 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.84% 42.52% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 403 467 652
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Kent

LINQ
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Kent

LINQ
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Kent region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Dartford - 7 £40,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +3 4 £37,500 - 1
Folkestone +8 3 £37,500 +11.94%
LINQ
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
1 14 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 14 (100.00%) WCF
1 14 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (50.00%) Release Management
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
4 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) OOP
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (28.57%) React
5 4 (28.57%) Vue.js
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Prototyping

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) Moq
2 3 (21.43%) MSBuild
2 3 (21.43%) NUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (21.43%) ReSharper
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Legal
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 14 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 14 (100.00%) WCF
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (28.57%) React
5 4 (28.57%) Vue.js
6 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET
6 3 (21.43%) Caliburn.Micro
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 3 (21.43%) WinForms
6 3 (21.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) Release Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 3 (21.43%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (21.43%) MVVM
4 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
4 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
4 3 (21.43%) System Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 3 (21.43%) R
4 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Thunderhead