Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 512 369 382
Rank change year-on-year -143 +13 -16
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 336 621 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.85% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 2.12% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 289 598 650
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,375 £32,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 29,003 29,350 33,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.79% 40.11% 40.53%
Number of salaries quoted 23,704 24,336 29,632
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 July 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 18 July 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 -33 74 £55,000 -12.00% 9
West London +1 26 £57,500 -11.54% 10
North London +1 6 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East London +1 2 £43,000 -33.85%
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 332 (98.81%) C#
2 303 (90.18%) .NET
3 299 (88.99%) SQL Server
4 228 (67.86%) ASP.NET
5 222 (66.07%) HTML
6 185 (55.06%) MVC
7 172 (51.19%) CSS
8 168 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 167 (49.70%) JavaScript
10 145 (43.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 143 (42.56%) SQL
12 141 (41.96%) HTML5
13 135 (40.18%) Entity Framework
14 134 (39.88%) WCF
15 127 (37.80%) WPF
16 122 (36.31%) .NET Framework
17 116 (34.52%) Scrum
18 114 (33.93%) TDD
19 107 (31.85%) NHibernate
20 98 (29.17%) NUnit
20 98 (29.17%) Finance
21 90 (26.79%) Microsoft
22 83 (24.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 81 (24.11%) Rhino Mocks
23 81 (24.11%) Computer Science
24 77 (22.92%) XML
25 70 (20.83%) Windows
26 69 (20.54%) Visual Studio
26 69 (20.54%) Web Application Development
26 69 (20.54%) AngularJS

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 (4.46%) IIS
2 13 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.89%) CMS
8 2 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.60%) Office 365
4 2 (0.60%) PaaS
4 2 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.98%) Internet
2 6 (1.79%) Broadband
3 2 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (88.99%) SQL Server
2 44 (13.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (11.01%) SQL Server 2014
4 33 (9.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (8.63%) SQL Server 2016
7 25 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (3.27%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.98%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.68%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (2.08%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.60%) RavenDB
15 2 (0.60%) SQLite
16 1 (0.30%) Big Data
16 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (0.30%) Power BI
16 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 98 (29.17%) NUnit
2 81 (24.11%) Rhino Mocks
3 69 (20.54%) Visual Studio
4 55 (16.37%) Git (software)
5 45 (13.39%) Moq
6 44 (13.10%) Subversion
7 35 (10.42%) Plastic SCM
8 21 (6.25%) TeamCity
9 14 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 14 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (3.57%) Jasmine
10 12 (3.57%) Selenium
10 12 (3.57%) SpecFlow
11 11 (3.27%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (2.68%) Jenkins
12 9 (2.68%) JIRA
13 5 (1.49%) InstallShield
13 5 (1.49%) ReSharper
14 4 (1.19%) git-flow
14 4 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 98 (29.17%) Finance
2 57 (16.96%) Banking
3 31 (9.23%) Front Office
4 25 (7.44%) Games
5 21 (6.25%) Music Industry
6 7 (2.08%) Legal
7 6 (1.79%) Marketing
7 6 (1.79%) Retail
7 6 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) Law
9 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 311 (92.56%) Developer
2 217 (64.58%) C# Developer
3 168 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 110 (32.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 65 (19.35%) Senior Developer
6 55 (16.37%) ASP.NET Developer
7 51 (15.18%) Software Developer
8 44 (13.10%) .NET Software Developer
9 43 (12.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 43 (12.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 42 (12.50%) Junior
10 42 (12.50%) Junior Developer
11 39 (11.61%) C# Software Developer
12 35 (10.42%) Senior C# Developer
13 34 (10.12%) Junior C# Developer
14 27 (8.04%) C# WPF Developer
14 27 (8.04%) WPF Developer
15 22 (6.55%) Mid-Level C# Developer
15 22 (6.55%) SQL Developer
16 20 (5.95%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (90.18%) .NET
2 228 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 222 (66.07%) HTML
4 172 (51.19%) CSS
5 145 (43.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 141 (41.96%) HTML5
7 135 (40.18%) Entity Framework
8 134 (39.88%) WCF
9 127 (37.80%) WPF
10 122 (36.31%) .NET Framework
11 107 (31.85%) NHibernate
12 83 (24.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 77 (22.92%) XML
14 69 (20.54%) AngularJS
15 64 (19.05%) Web Services
16 60 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
17 44 (13.10%) jQuery
18 42 (12.50%) SOAP
19 36 (10.71%) Ajax
20 33 (9.82%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 81 (24.11%) Computer Science
2 56 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 55 (16.37%) Greenfield Project
4 32 (9.52%) User Experience
5 20 (5.95%) Client/Server
6 16 (4.76%) Digital TV
7 11 (3.27%) Equities
7 11 (3.27%) Fintech
8 9 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.79%) Derivative
9 6 (1.79%) Social Network
10 5 (1.49%) Anti-Piracy
11 3 (0.89%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.89%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.60%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (0.60%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
2 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (55.06%) MVC
2 168 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (34.52%) Scrum
4 114 (33.93%) TDD
5 69 (20.54%) Web Application Development
6 54 (16.07%) Multithreading
7 52 (15.48%) BDD
7 52 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (13.10%) Unit Testing
9 42 (12.50%) SDLC
10 37 (11.01%) Kanban
10 37 (11.01%) Multithreaded Programming
11 33 (9.82%) Web Development
12 31 (9.23%) OO
13 29 (8.63%) MVVM
14 28 (8.33%) User Stories
15 27 (8.04%) SOA
16 26 (7.74%) Asset Management
16 26 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
17 25 (7.44%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 332 (98.81%) C#
2 167 (49.70%) JavaScript
3 143 (42.56%) SQL
4 54 (16.07%) T-SQL
5 28 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 19 (5.65%) PowerShell
7 14 (4.17%) TypeScript
8 12 (3.57%) C++
8 12 (3.57%) VB
9 10 (2.98%) PHP
10 5 (1.49%) XAML
11 4 (1.19%) F#
11 4 (1.19%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.89%) C
12 3 (0.89%) Python
12 3 (0.89%) VBA
13 2 (0.60%) Delphi
13 2 (0.60%) Java
13 2 (0.60%) R
14 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (13.10%) Degree
2 12 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.49%) MCAD
4 5 (1.49%) MCP
4 5 (1.49%) MCSD
4 5 (1.49%) MCTS
5 3 (0.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.19%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.08%) Docker
2 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 90 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 49 (14.58%) Oracle
3 6 (1.79%) Cadence
3 6 (1.79%) Charles River
4 5 (1.49%) Sony
4 5 (1.49%) Sybase
5 4 (1.19%) Perforce
6 3 (0.89%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.60%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.60%) Facebook
7 2 (0.60%) Google
7 2 (0.60%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.60%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.30%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.30%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.30%) Twitter