Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for LINQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LINQ over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 362 328 303
Rank change year-on-year -34 -25 +16
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 178 219 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.75% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 1.82% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 159 190 336
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,500 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

LINQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12,991 12,046 14,566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.84% 41.37% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11,276 10,427 12,948
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in the South East

LINQ
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for LINQ in the South East

LINQ
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in the South East over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for LINQ in the South East

LINQ
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -6 50 £45,000 - 11
Hampshire -18 50 £46,250 +15.63% 10
West Sussex -8 33 £42,500 - 5
Berkshire +4 21 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Surrey +2 17 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 17 £45,000 - 3
Kent +12 14 £38,250 +2.00% 4
Oxfordshire -6 12 - - 3
East Sussex -28 9 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing LINQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 173 (97.19%) C#
2 171 (96.07%) .NET
3 140 (78.65%) ASP.NET
4 123 (69.10%) JavaScript
5 119 (66.85%) MVC
6 117 (65.73%) .NET Framework
7 111 (62.36%) CSS
8 106 (59.55%) jQuery
8 106 (59.55%) Entity Framework
9 105 (58.99%) HTML
10 86 (48.31%) WCF
11 80 (44.94%) SQL
12 76 (42.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 75 (42.13%) SQL Server
14 71 (39.89%) Agile Software Development
15 66 (37.08%) Web Services
16 64 (35.96%) ASP.NET Web API
17 59 (33.15%) Visual Studio
18 57 (32.02%) TDD
19 48 (26.97%) Web Development
19 48 (26.97%) WPF
20 45 (25.28%) NUnit
21 39 (21.91%) Scrum
22 38 (21.35%) Unit Testing
23 36 (20.22%) AngularJS
24 34 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
25 33 (18.54%) XML
26 32 (17.98%) Microsoft
26 32 (17.98%) HTML5
27 31 (17.42%) Team Foundation Server

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 30 (16.85%) IIS
2 10 (5.62%) CMS
3 9 (5.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (3.37%) Confluence
5 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Doxygen
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 34 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) DNS
2 3 (1.69%) IMAP
2 3 (1.69%) Internet
2 3 (1.69%) SMTP
3 1 (0.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) SMS
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (42.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.93%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.25%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.12%) MySQL
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 59 (33.15%) Visual Studio
2 45 (25.28%) NUnit
3 31 (17.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (16.85%) StyleCop
5 21 (11.80%) Git (software)
6 19 (10.67%) MSBuild
7 13 (7.30%) JIRA
8 12 (6.74%) Grunt
8 12 (6.74%) gulp
8 12 (6.74%) TeamCity
9 10 (5.62%) ReSharper
10 6 (3.37%) Moq
11 3 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.69%) Selenium
11 3 (1.69%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (1.12%) InstallShield
12 2 (1.12%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (0.56%) MSTest
General
1 23 (12.92%) Finance
2 13 (7.30%) Retail
3 8 (4.49%) Marketing
4 5 (2.81%) Back Office
5 3 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 159 (89.33%) Developer
2 89 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 86 (48.31%) .NET Developer
4 45 (25.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (17.98%) Software Developer
6 28 (15.73%) Senior Developer
7 26 (14.61%) ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 23 (12.92%) .NET Software Developer
10 20 (11.24%) C# Software Developer
10 20 (11.24%) Web Developer
11 19 (10.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (8.99%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (6.74%) C# Web Developer
14 10 (5.62%) Angular Developer
14 10 (5.62%) Junior
14 10 (5.62%) Junior Developer
15 9 (5.06%) Backend Developer
15 9 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
15 9 (5.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (96.07%) .NET
2 140 (78.65%) ASP.NET
3 117 (65.73%) .NET Framework
4 111 (62.36%) CSS
5 106 (59.55%) Entity Framework
5 106 (59.55%) jQuery
6 105 (58.99%) HTML
7 86 (48.31%) WCF
8 76 (42.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 66 (37.08%) Web Services
10 64 (35.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 48 (26.97%) WPF
12 36 (20.22%) AngularJS
13 33 (18.54%) XML
14 32 (17.98%) HTML5
15 28 (15.73%) JSON
16 27 (15.17%) REST
17 23 (12.92%) WinForms
18 22 (12.36%) KnockoutJS
19 20 (11.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.43%) User Experience
3 13 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.30%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (5.06%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.37%) Fintech
7 4 (2.25%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.69%) FMCG
9 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.12%) W3C
10 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.24%) Windows
2 6 (3.37%) Linux
3 5 (2.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (66.85%) MVC
2 71 (39.89%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (32.02%) TDD
4 48 (26.97%) Web Development
5 39 (21.91%) Scrum
6 38 (21.35%) Unit Testing
7 31 (17.42%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (11.80%) MVVM
9 20 (11.24%) OO
10 18 (10.11%) Software Engineering
11 16 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (7.87%) SOLID
13 13 (7.30%) OOD
14 12 (6.74%) SDLC
15 11 (6.18%) OOP
15 11 (6.18%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (6.18%) Web Design
16 10 (5.62%) A/B Testing
17 9 (5.06%) Pair Programming
17 9 (5.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (97.19%) C#
2 123 (69.10%) JavaScript
3 80 (44.94%) SQL
4 20 (11.24%) T-SQL
5 19 (10.67%) TypeScript
6 9 (5.06%) C++
7 7 (3.93%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.37%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.81%) VB
9 5 (2.81%) XAML
10 3 (1.69%) R
10 3 (1.69%) VBScript
11 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) F#
12 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (13.48%) Degree
2 4 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) DICOM
3 3 (1.69%) HL7
Vendors
1 32 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.18%) Sitecore
3 10 (5.62%) Capita
3 10 (5.62%) Oracle
4 3 (1.69%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe