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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 82 77
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.43% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 0.50% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £47,000
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 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 357 403 330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 51.44% 54.46% 41.51%
Number of salaries quoted 303 351 284
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxford region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
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%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Social Media
3 2 (50.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework

LINQ
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
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
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
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
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (50.00%) AWS Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET