Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East > Kent
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 107 118
Rank change year-on-year +29 +11 +6
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 6 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.65% 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 1.08% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 7
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,125 £40,800
90th Percentile £42,500 £39,500 £51,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -10.53% +11.76%

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 407 557 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.86% 41.66% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 348 437 594
Kent median annual salary £42,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.59% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 11 December 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
Tunbridge Wells +14 3 £37,500 -
Folkestone +6 3 £37,500 +11.94%
LINQ
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Release Management
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (50.00%) React
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Caliburn.Micro
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Vue.js
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (50.00%) MVVM
2 3 (50.00%) Moq
2 3 (50.00%) R
2 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing

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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Moq
2 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (50.00%) NUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (50.00%) ReSharper
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Caliburn.Micro
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 3 (50.00%) React
2 3 (50.00%) Vue.js
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) MVVM
2 3 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (50.00%) System Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) R
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Thunderhead