The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 76 71 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.14% 0.46% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% -  
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 Oxford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 342 314 344
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 49.49% 48.38% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 306 281 291
Median salary £42,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.60% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

LINQ
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Oxford

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxford region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (50.00%) LESS
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) MVVM
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Extranet
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions
3 2 (50.00%) LESS
3 2 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft