The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 128 106
Rank change year-on-year +14 -22  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 6 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.45% 0.30% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 0.61% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 10
Median salary £51,250 £55,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.81% +25.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £48,750 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,625 £60,000 £47,625
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 602 818 649
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 44.73% 49.55% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2973 3147 2721
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Oxford +7 3 £52,500 -4.54%
LINQ
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 11 (78.57%) REST
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (64.29%) jQuery
3 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (64.29%) TeamCity
4 8 (57.14%) Web Development
4 8 (57.14%) CSS
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) Razor View Engine
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 7 (50.00%) HTML5
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 6 (42.86%) JSON
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) IIS
6 6 (42.86%) MSBuild
6 6 (42.86%) LESS
6 6 (42.86%) Lambda Expressions
6 6 (42.86%) gulp
6 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Extranet
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) TeamCity
2 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (42.86%) Grunt
2 6 (42.86%) gulp
2 6 (42.86%) MSBuild
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 10 (71.43%) C# Developer
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (42.86%) C# Web Developer
5 6 (42.86%) Web Developer
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (35.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (28.57%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
7 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (21.43%) .NET Applications Developer
8 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
8 3 (21.43%) AWS Developer
8 3 (21.43%) C# Application Developer
9 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
9 2 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (78.57%) REST
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
3 9 (64.29%) jQuery
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (57.14%) CSS
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) Razor View Engine
5 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 7 (50.00%) HTML5
6 6 (42.86%) JSON
6 6 (42.86%) Lambda Expressions
6 6 (42.86%) LESS
7 4 (28.57%) SOAP
8 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 3 (21.43%) NHibernate
9 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Social Media
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (57.14%) Web Development
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
7 2 (14.29%) A/B Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
7 2 (14.29%) Web Design
8 1 (7.14%) Android Development
8 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
8 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
8 1 (7.14%) Kanban
8 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (7.14%) OO
8 1 (7.14%) Open Source
8 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Sun