The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East / Middlesex
Rank 23 27 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 2.91% 0.58% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.32% 2.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
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 Middlesex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Middlesex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 41 45 85
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 39.81% 26.16% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 57
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

LINQ
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Middlesex

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) SOLID
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) InstallShield
4 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) WF
5 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) InstallShield
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) WF
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
1 3 (60.00%) SOLID
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft