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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East / Kent
Rank 73 97 86
Rank change year-on-year +24 -11  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 10 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.25% 0.71% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.97% 1.68% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 12
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.37% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

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 337 477 451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 41.97% 42.21% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 277 414 414
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing LINQ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 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
Folkestone - 3 £28,001 - 1
Maidstone - 3 £45,000 - 1
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 16 (88.89%) Entity Framework
3 15 (83.33%) MVC
4 14 (77.78%) HTML
4 14 (77.78%) CSS
5 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 8 (44.44%) Retail
7 7 (38.89%) WCF
7 7 (38.89%) SQL
8 6 (33.33%) WPF
8 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
9 5 (27.78%) System Testing
9 5 (27.78%) Degree
9 5 (27.78%) MVVM
9 5 (27.78%) IIS
9 5 (27.78%) Windows
10 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
10 4 (22.22%) Moq
10 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (22.22%) RESTful
10 4 (22.22%) NUnit
10 4 (22.22%) Web Development
10 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis

LINQ
Top Related 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 5 (27.78%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Moq
1 4 (22.22%) NUnit
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Junior
4 3 (16.67%) Junior Applications Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Junior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 16 (88.89%) Entity Framework
3 14 (77.78%) CSS
3 14 (77.78%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) WCF
5 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 6 (33.33%) WPF
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (22.22%) RESTful
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (16.67%) WinForms
8 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
8 2 (11.11%) jQuery
8 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.56%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) W3C
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) MVVM
2 5 (27.78%) System Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) OWASP
5 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
5 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.56%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.11%) R
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Thunderhead
2 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: Competitive plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 23 days ago