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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 81 97
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 7 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.05% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.36% 0.98% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 5
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -27.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £33,250 £39,550
10% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £41,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 296 409 499
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 44.31% 42.34% 46.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 1793 2575
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,375 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £37,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £38,500 -
LINQ
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
3 14 (82.35%) HTML
3 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 14 (82.35%) MVC
4 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
5 11 (64.71%) WCF
5 11 (64.71%) AngularJS
6 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
6 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
6 10 (58.82%) Entity Framework
7 9 (52.94%) Web Development
8 8 (47.06%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
10 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
10 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (35.29%) React
11 5 (29.41%) Front End Development
11 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
11 5 (29.41%) MVVM
11 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (29.41%) System Testing
11 5 (29.41%) Degree
11 5 (29.41%) Marketing
11 5 (29.41%) WPF
11 5 (29.41%) SQL
12 4 (23.53%) IIS
12 4 (23.53%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (17.65%) Moq
2 3 (17.65%) NUnit
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) ReSharper
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (29.41%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) .NET Developer
3 9 (52.94%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (52.94%) C# Developer
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (29.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Applications Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Junior
6 3 (17.65%) Junior Applications Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Junior Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) HTML
3 11 (64.71%) AngularJS
3 11 (64.71%) WCF
4 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
4 10 (58.82%) Entity Framework
5 8 (47.06%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
7 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (35.29%) React
8 5 (29.41%) WPF
9 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (17.65%) WinForms
11 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
11 2 (11.76%) RESTful
12 1 (5.88%) jQuery
12 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) W3C
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) MVC
2 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Web Development
4 5 (29.41%) Front End Development
4 5 (29.41%) MVVM
4 5 (29.41%) System Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
5 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) OWASP
7 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
7 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.88%) Project Management
8 1 (5.88%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.76%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Thunderhead
2 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.88%) Google