Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 104 134
Rank change year-on-year +4 +30 -3
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 12 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.00% 1.16% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.14% 2.72% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 11
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £44,000 £42,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% -0.56%

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 560 626 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 46.82% 42.82% 42.67%
Number of salaries quoted 516 530 780
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Kent over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram 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 24 June 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 - 8 £39,500 -
Folkestone +16 3 £47,500 +69.64%
Tunbridge Wells -1 1 £37,500 -
LINQ
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
1 12 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 8 (66.67%) jQuery
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (41.67%) OOP
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (25.00%) System Testing
7 3 (25.00%) MVVM
7 3 (25.00%) Moq
7 3 (25.00%) NUnit
7 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (25.00%) WPF
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 3 (25.00%) ReSharper
7 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports

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 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (25.00%) Moq
3 3 (25.00%) NUnit
3 3 (25.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 12 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) jQuery
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 3 (25.00%) WinForms
5 3 (25.00%) WPF
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (8.33%) React
6 1 (8.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) MVVM
3 3 (25.00%) System Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Thunderhead
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft