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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South West / Somerset
Rank - 68 64
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.65% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.64% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.05%  
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 Somerset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 318 244 236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 50.72% 39.55% 47.87%
Number of salaries quoted 275 224 224
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

LINQ
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for LINQ in Somerset

LINQ
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 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 Somerset region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft