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

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 74 68
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.14% 0.31% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.71% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Median salary £44,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.54% +10.71%  
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 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 315 281 262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 45.52% 43.36% 41.92%
Number of salaries quoted 262 253 237
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 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
Glastonbury - 1 £44,000 -
LINQ
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Somerset region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

LINQ
Co-occurring 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%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL 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%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft