The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 62 63 85
Rank change year-on-year +1 +22  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 27 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.12% 2.98% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.38% 7.14% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 22
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £51,100
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 366 434 385
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 42.26% 41.69% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 329 386 340
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

LINQ
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Milton Keynes

LINQ
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in Milton Keynes

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 57 (100.00%) .NET
1 57 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 55 (96.49%) C#
2 55 (96.49%) WCF
3 43 (75.44%) HTML
3 43 (75.44%) CSS
4 42 (73.68%) Web Services
5 41 (71.93%) jQuery
6 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
7 36 (63.16%) VB.NET
8 35 (61.40%) MVC
9 33 (57.89%) .NET Framework
10 32 (56.14%) HTML5
10 32 (56.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 32 (56.14%) Web Design
10 32 (56.14%) XML
10 32 (56.14%) XSLT
10 32 (56.14%) JavaScript
11 31 (54.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (52.63%) TDD
13 28 (49.12%) Web Development
14 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 26 (45.61%) Windows
16 24 (42.11%) CSS3
16 24 (42.11%) User Experience
16 24 (42.11%) Mobile First
17 23 (40.35%) WinForms
18 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
19 20 (35.09%) Entity Framework

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (31.58%) Visual Studio
3 13 (22.81%) NUnit
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (100.00%) Developer
2 33 (57.89%) C# Developer
3 28 (49.12%) .NET Developer
4 17 (29.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (29.82%) Senior Developer
5 12 (21.05%) VB.NET Developer
6 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (19.30%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (17.54%) Web Developer
8 9 (15.79%) Senior Web Developer
9 8 (14.04%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
11 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 1 (1.75%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 1 (1.75%) C# WCF Developer
12 1 (1.75%) Lead C# Developer
12 1 (1.75%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1 (1.75%) Senior .NET Software Developer
12 1 (1.75%) Senior C# Software Developer
12 1 (1.75%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
1 57 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 55 (96.49%) WCF
3 43 (75.44%) CSS
3 43 (75.44%) HTML
4 42 (73.68%) Web Services
5 41 (71.93%) jQuery
6 33 (57.89%) .NET Framework
7 32 (56.14%) HTML5
7 32 (56.14%) XML
7 32 (56.14%) XSLT
8 31 (54.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 24 (42.11%) CSS3
11 23 (40.35%) WinForms
12 20 (35.09%) Entity Framework
13 13 (22.81%) WPF
14 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
14 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (14.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.11%) User Experience
2 4 (7.02%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) MVC
2 32 (56.14%) Responsive Web Design
2 32 (56.14%) Web Design
3 30 (52.63%) TDD
4 28 (49.12%) Web Development
5 24 (42.11%) Mobile First
6 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (19.30%) Investment Management
7 11 (19.30%) Scrum
8 10 (17.54%) Wealth Management
9 8 (14.04%) Cross-Browser Development
10 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (8.77%) SOA
12 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
14 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
14 2 (3.51%) OO
14 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
14 2 (3.51%) UML
14 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (96.49%) C#
2 36 (63.16%) VB.NET
3 32 (56.14%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.54%) SQL
5 8 (14.04%) XPath
6 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) HND
Vendors
1 39 (68.42%) Microsoft