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

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England / North East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 70 75
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 3 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.52% 2.24% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 5.57% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 13
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 the North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 242 323 427
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 42.09% 40.12% 56.11%
Number of salaries quoted 224 292 368
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

LINQ
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for LINQ in the North East

LINQ
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear 0 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Durham - 1 £37,500 -
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 North East region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Advertising
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft