Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England > London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 587 393 395
Rank change year-on-year -194 +2 -32
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 229 576 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.78% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 1.99% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 169 532 553
London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,600
90th Percentile £79,000 £78,625 £70,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 27,853 28,881 31,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.98% 39.07% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22,793 23,352 27,336
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,538 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in London

LINQ
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for LINQ in London

LINQ
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in London over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for LINQ in London

LINQ
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the London region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Central London -44 58 £55,000 - 7
West London +24 26 £57,500 -11.54% 5
North London +9 7 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East London -11 1 £45,000 -12.20%
South London -15 1 £44,000 +3.53%
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 London region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 220 (96.07%) C#
2 183 (79.91%) .NET
3 182 (79.48%) SQL Server
4 180 (78.60%) HTML
5 145 (63.32%) Entity Framework
6 138 (60.26%) ASP.NET
7 127 (55.46%) CSS
8 125 (54.59%) JavaScript
9 124 (54.15%) SQL
10 110 (48.03%) .NET Framework
11 108 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
12 102 (44.54%) HTML5
13 98 (42.79%) Finance
14 87 (37.99%) MVC
15 85 (37.12%) AngularJS
16 69 (30.13%) WCF
17 68 (29.69%) ASP.NET MVC
18 67 (29.26%) Computer Science
19 66 (28.82%) Scrum
20 64 (27.95%) Microsoft
21 62 (27.07%) jQuery
22 60 (26.20%) ASP.NET Web API
23 57 (24.89%) WPF
24 54 (23.58%) Visual Studio
25 53 (23.14%) Problem-Solving
26 48 (20.96%) SQL Server 2012
27 47 (20.52%) User Experience
27 47 (20.52%) Windows
27 47 (20.52%) T-SQL
28 45 (19.65%) Web Services

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 15 (6.55%) IIS
2 5 (2.18%) CMS
2 5 (2.18%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.75%) Drupal
3 4 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.44%) Confluence
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.44%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.93%) SaaS
3 8 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.31%) Office 365
6 2 (0.87%) PaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Boomi
7 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.44%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.62%) Internet
2 2 (0.87%) HTTP
3 1 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (79.48%) SQL Server
2 48 (20.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (9.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (9.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (6.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (4.37%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.62%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (2.18%) Couchbase
8 5 (2.18%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.18%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.87%) Big Data
11 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.87%) MySQL
12 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 54 (23.58%) Visual Studio
2 44 (19.21%) Git (software)
3 29 (12.66%) TeamCity
4 25 (10.92%) Plastic SCM
5 24 (10.48%) NUnit
6 18 (7.86%) Selenium
6 18 (7.86%) SpecFlow
7 17 (7.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 16 (6.99%) Jasmine
9 14 (6.11%) Rhino Mocks
9 14 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (3.93%) JIRA
10 9 (3.93%) Subversion
11 8 (3.49%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (3.06%) Jenkins
13 5 (2.18%) ReSharper
14 4 (1.75%) InstallShield
15 3 (1.31%) git-flow
15 3 (1.31%) Karma Test Runner
15 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 98 (42.79%) Finance
2 36 (15.72%) Front Office
3 31 (13.54%) Banking
4 12 (5.24%) Retail
5 9 (3.93%) Marketing
6 7 (3.06%) Legal
7 6 (2.62%) Music Industry
8 5 (2.18%) Electronics
8 5 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.18%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.31%) Back Office
10 2 (0.87%) Publishing
11 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 183 (79.91%) Developer
2 104 (45.41%) C# Developer
3 84 (36.68%) .NET Developer
4 42 (18.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (15.28%) Senior Developer
6 33 (14.41%) Software Developer
7 29 (12.66%) .NET Software Developer
8 28 (12.23%) Junior
8 28 (12.23%) Junior Developer
9 26 (11.35%) Junior C# Developer
10 24 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 23 (10.04%) Mid-Level C# Developer
12 22 (9.61%) Lead Developer
12 22 (9.61%) Software Engineer
12 22 (9.61%) SQL Developer
13 20 (8.73%) C# Software Developer
13 20 (8.73%) C# WPF Developer
13 20 (8.73%) Technical Leader
13 20 (8.73%) WPF Developer
14 16 (6.99%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (79.91%) .NET
2 180 (78.60%) HTML
3 145 (63.32%) Entity Framework
4 138 (60.26%) ASP.NET
5 127 (55.46%) CSS
6 110 (48.03%) .NET Framework
7 102 (44.54%) HTML5
8 85 (37.12%) AngularJS
9 69 (30.13%) WCF
10 68 (29.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 62 (27.07%) jQuery
12 60 (26.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 57 (24.89%) WPF
14 45 (19.65%) Web Services
15 30 (13.10%) NHibernate
16 27 (11.79%) CSS3
17 25 (10.92%) XML
18 20 (8.73%) JSON
18 20 (8.73%) Kendo UI
19 19 (8.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 67 (29.26%) Computer Science
2 47 (20.52%) User Experience
3 39 (17.03%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (9.61%) Hedge funds
5 14 (6.11%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.62%) Anti-Piracy
8 5 (2.18%) Blog
8 5 (2.18%) Fintech
9 4 (1.75%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.75%) Derivative
10 3 (1.31%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.87%) Equities
11 2 (0.87%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.87%) Robotics
12 1 (0.44%) FMCG
12 1 (0.44%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.44%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.52%) Windows
2 15 (6.55%) Linux
3 1 (0.44%) Android
3 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (37.99%) MVC
3 66 (28.82%) Scrum
4 53 (23.14%) Problem-Solving
5 45 (19.65%) Software Engineering
6 44 (19.21%) Multithreading
7 43 (18.78%) TDD
8 40 (17.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 39 (17.03%) Test Automation
10 38 (16.59%) Time Management
11 34 (14.85%) Web Development
12 33 (14.41%) Asset Management
12 33 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (13.97%) Business Analysis
13 32 (13.97%) User Stories
14 31 (13.54%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 31 (13.54%) Unit Testing
15 26 (11.35%) Multithreaded Programming
16 25 (10.92%) SDLC
17 24 (10.48%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 220 (96.07%) C#
2 125 (54.59%) JavaScript
3 124 (54.15%) SQL
4 47 (20.52%) T-SQL
5 18 (7.86%) PHP
5 18 (7.86%) PL/SQL
5 18 (7.86%) Shell Script
6 17 (7.42%) PowerShell
7 12 (5.24%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.75%) C++
8 4 (1.75%) Python
9 3 (1.31%) C
9 3 (1.31%) F#
10 2 (0.87%) Delphi
10 2 (0.87%) Java
10 2 (0.87%) R
10 2 (0.87%) VBA
11 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (18.78%) Degree
2 8 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.18%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.18%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 64 (27.95%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.97%) Oracle
3 7 (3.06%) Google
4 5 (2.18%) SAP
4 5 (2.18%) Sony
5 2 (0.87%) Facebook
5 2 (0.87%) MuleSoft
5 2 (0.87%) Perforce
5 2 (0.87%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.87%) Telerik
5 2 (0.87%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.44%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.44%) Informatica
6 1 (0.44%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.44%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.44%) Okta
6 1 (0.44%) SnapLogic
6 1 (0.44%) Sybase
6 1 (0.44%) Thunderhead