Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England > London
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 405 398
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 -2
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 521 540 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.73% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 1.83% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 473 508 635
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 28878 29567 32885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 39.11% 40.15% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 23702 25959 28268
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017. 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 +28 98 £55,000 +4.76% 4
West London +15 30 £65,000 +18.18%
South London +5 11 £45,000 -14.29% 1
North London +4 6 £40,000 -
East London -5 2 £51,250 +36.67%
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 London region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 515 (98.85%) C#
2 495 (95.01%) .NET
3 457 (87.72%) SQL Server
4 408 (78.31%) MVC
5 391 (75.05%) ASP.NET
6 363 (69.67%) Agile Software Development
7 336 (64.49%) WPF
8 335 (64.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 314 (60.27%) NHibernate
10 308 (59.12%) WCF
11 300 (57.58%) Scrum
12 290 (55.66%) JavaScript
13 288 (55.28%) TDD
14 269 (51.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 261 (50.10%) HTML
16 241 (46.26%) NUnit
17 229 (43.95%) Rhino Mocks
18 224 (42.99%) Web Application Development
19 220 (42.23%) SQL Server 2014
20 213 (40.88%) HTML5
21 206 (39.54%) CSS
22 188 (36.08%) .NET Framework
23 179 (34.36%) Ajax
24 176 (33.78%) Silverlight
25 158 (30.33%) SQL
26 157 (30.13%) Subversion
27 135 (25.91%) Entity Framework
28 131 (25.14%) Castle Windsor
28 131 (25.14%) MonoRail
29 124 (23.80%) BDD

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 50 (9.60%) SharePoint
2 40 (7.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 32 (6.14%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 16 (3.07%) IIS
6 10 (1.92%) CMS
7 7 (1.34%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.77%) Alfresco
8 4 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.58%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.19%) Confluence
11 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.38%) 3ds Max
1 2 (0.38%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.15%) Office 365
4 5 (0.96%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.77%) SaaS
6 2 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.25%) Internet
2 33 (6.33%) Broadband
3 14 (2.69%) Intranet
4 5 (0.96%) HTTP
5 3 (0.58%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (87.72%) SQL Server
2 220 (42.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 34 (6.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (3.45%) KDB
7 17 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (3.07%) Azure SQL Database
8 16 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (2.50%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.92%) MySQL
11 7 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.96%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.77%) Redis
14 3 (0.58%) Big Data
14 3 (0.58%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 241 (46.26%) NUnit
2 229 (43.95%) Rhino Mocks
3 157 (30.13%) Subversion
4 95 (18.23%) Moq
5 58 (11.13%) Visual Studio
6 37 (7.10%) Git (software)
7 36 (6.91%) TeamCity
8 19 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (2.30%) JIRA
10 10 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (1.92%) Selenium
11 9 (1.73%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.34%) Jasmine
12 7 (1.34%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.96%) InstallShield
14 4 (0.77%) JUnit
14 4 (0.77%) MSTest
15 3 (0.58%) gulp
15 3 (0.58%) webpack
16 1 (0.19%) Plastic SCM
General
1 89 (17.08%) Games
2 85 (16.31%) Finance
3 41 (7.87%) Telecoms
4 35 (6.72%) Music Industry
5 27 (5.18%) Front Office
6 24 (4.61%) Banking
7 21 (4.03%) Retail
8 20 (3.84%) Investment Banking
9 18 (3.45%) Retail Banking
10 15 (2.88%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.15%) Law
11 6 (1.15%) Legal
11 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.96%) Marketing
13 4 (0.77%) Billing
14 3 (0.58%) Advertising
15 2 (0.38%) Back Office
15 2 (0.38%) Electronics
15 2 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 509 (97.70%) Developer
2 369 (70.83%) C# Developer
3 295 (56.62%) .NET Developer
4 207 (39.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 126 (24.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 122 (23.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 103 (19.77%) Senior Developer
8 69 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 66 (12.67%) Senior C# Developer
10 65 (12.48%) Agile .NET Developer
10 65 (12.48%) Agile Developer
11 55 (10.56%) C# WPF Developer
11 55 (10.56%) WPF Developer
12 52 (9.98%) Games Developer
13 36 (6.91%) WinForms Developer
14 34 (6.53%) Software Developer
15 33 (6.33%) Agile C# Developer
15 33 (6.33%) Internet Developer
15 33 (6.33%) Telecoms Developer
16 29 (5.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 495 (95.01%) .NET
2 391 (75.05%) ASP.NET
3 336 (64.49%) WPF
4 335 (64.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 314 (60.27%) NHibernate
6 308 (59.12%) WCF
7 269 (51.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 261 (50.10%) HTML
9 213 (40.88%) HTML5
10 206 (39.54%) CSS
11 188 (36.08%) .NET Framework
12 179 (34.36%) Ajax
13 176 (33.78%) Silverlight
14 135 (25.91%) Entity Framework
15 131 (25.14%) Castle Windsor
15 131 (25.14%) MonoRail
16 99 (19.00%) XML
17 88 (16.89%) WinForms
18 82 (15.74%) AngularJS
19 80 (15.36%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.48%) Computer Science
2 62 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
3 50 (9.60%) Client/Server
4 42 (8.06%) Hedge funds
5 39 (7.49%) Digital TV
6 30 (5.76%) Equities
6 30 (5.76%) Social Network
7 25 (4.80%) N-Tier
8 22 (4.22%) User Experience
9 21 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (2.69%) Management Information System
11 12 (2.30%) Fixed Income
12 11 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.92%) Fintech
14 6 (1.15%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.77%) Derivative
15 4 (0.77%) Social Media
16 3 (0.58%) Blog
16 3 (0.58%) e-Learning
16 3 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 97 (18.62%) Windows
2 6 (1.15%) Android
2 6 (1.15%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (78.31%) MVC
2 363 (69.67%) Agile Software Development
3 300 (57.58%) Scrum
4 288 (55.28%) TDD
5 224 (42.99%) Web Application Development
6 124 (23.80%) BDD
7 91 (17.47%) Kanban
8 85 (16.31%) OO
9 66 (12.67%) SDLC
10 57 (10.94%) Web Development
11 53 (10.17%) E-Commerce
12 49 (9.40%) MVVM
13 45 (8.64%) Software Engineering
14 40 (7.68%) Unit Testing
15 35 (6.72%) High Availability
16 34 (6.53%) Microservices
16 34 (6.53%) Multithreading
17 33 (6.33%) Asset Management
17 33 (6.33%) Risk Management
18 31 (5.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 515 (98.85%) C#
2 290 (55.66%) JavaScript
3 158 (30.33%) SQL
4 111 (21.31%) VB.NET
5 72 (13.82%) T-SQL
6 65 (12.48%) VB
7 39 (7.49%) C++
8 23 (4.41%) Java
9 19 (3.65%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.73%) C
10 9 (1.73%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.34%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.58%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.58%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.58%) PHP
13 2 (0.38%) ES6
13 2 (0.38%) XAML
14 1 (0.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (8.64%) Degree
2 24 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.88%) MCAD
3 15 (2.88%) MCP
3 15 (2.88%) MCSD
3 15 (2.88%) MCTS
4 9 (1.73%) MCSA
5 8 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.07%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 106 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.61%) Oracle
3 18 (3.45%) Cadence
3 18 (3.45%) Sybase
4 12 (2.30%) Alias
5 9 (1.73%) DevExpress
5 9 (1.73%) Telerik
6 6 (1.15%) Charles River
6 6 (1.15%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.58%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.38%) Arista
8 2 (0.38%) Foundry
8 2 (0.38%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.38%) Samsung
8 2 (0.38%) SAP
8 2 (0.38%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.19%) Google