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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 259 253
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 125 192 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 1.04% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.11% 2.60% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 108 180 212
Median salary £44,500 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.09% +0.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5936 7395 7722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 40.66% 40.15% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5184 6626 6660
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 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
Hampshire +14 31 £41,500 -2.35% 6
West Sussex - 27 £42,500 - 3
Surrey +24 22 £57,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire -58 13 £47,500 +11.76%
Berkshire +19 12 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Kent +12 7 £37,500 -
East Sussex +2 7 £30,000 -33.33%
Oxfordshire +14 6 £51,250 -6.81%
LINQ
England

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 South East region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 236 (95.93%) .NET
2 231 (93.90%) C#
3 209 (84.96%) ASP.NET
4 195 (79.27%) MVC
5 179 (72.76%) SQL Server
6 162 (65.85%) JavaScript
7 158 (64.23%) HTML
8 151 (61.38%) CSS
9 147 (59.76%) .NET Framework
10 138 (56.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 133 (54.07%) jQuery
11 133 (54.07%) Web Services
12 128 (52.03%) Entity Framework
13 116 (47.15%) WCF
14 111 (45.12%) SQL
15 98 (39.84%) Microsoft
16 93 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
17 90 (36.59%) ASP.NET Web API
18 78 (31.71%) WPF
19 76 (30.89%) TDD
20 71 (28.86%) Team Foundation Server
20 71 (28.86%) AngularJS
21 66 (26.83%) Ajax
21 66 (26.83%) Web Development
22 63 (25.61%) HTML5
23 61 (24.80%) NUnit
24 55 (22.36%) WinForms
25 54 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
26 52 (21.14%) XML
27 51 (20.73%) Windows

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 31 (12.60%) IIS
2 21 (8.54%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (6.50%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.85%) CMS
5 5 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.22%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.22%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Sage 200
1 3 (1.22%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.47%) SaaS
3 9 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.16%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.22%) DNS
2 3 (1.22%) IMAP
2 3 (1.22%) Multicast
2 3 (1.22%) SMTP
2 3 (1.22%) SSL
3 1 (0.41%) Extranet
3 1 (0.41%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (72.76%) SQL Server
2 54 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (8.94%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (8.54%) SQL Server 2014
5 17 (6.91%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.44%) MySQL
8 6 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.44%) Redis
9 5 (2.03%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.22%) GIS
10 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.81%) Big Data
11 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.81%) OLAP
12 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.41%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 71 (28.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 61 (24.80%) NUnit
3 45 (18.29%) Visual Studio
4 32 (13.01%) TeamCity
5 21 (8.54%) Subversion
6 19 (7.72%) Git (software)
7 9 (3.66%) StyleCop
8 6 (2.44%) Grunt
8 6 (2.44%) gulp
8 6 (2.44%) MSBuild
9 5 (2.03%) JIRA
10 4 (1.63%) Moq
11 3 (1.22%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.22%) FxCop
11 3 (1.22%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.22%) NuGet
11 3 (1.22%) ReSharper
11 3 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.81%) InstallShield
13 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 44 (17.89%) Finance
2 19 (7.72%) Banking
2 19 (7.72%) Retail
3 18 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (6.10%) Marketing
5 9 (3.66%) Publishing
6 6 (2.44%) Advertising
7 5 (2.03%) Legal
7 5 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.22%) Automotive
9 2 (0.81%) German Language
10 1 (0.41%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 240 (97.56%) Developer
2 155 (63.01%) .NET Developer
3 122 (49.59%) C# Developer
4 88 (35.77%) Software Developer
5 83 (33.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 58 (23.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 50 (20.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 50 (20.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (15.45%) C# Software Developer
9 34 (13.82%) .NET Software Developer
10 29 (11.79%) SQL Developer
11 28 (11.38%) Senior Developer
12 20 (8.13%) VB.NET Developer
12 20 (8.13%) Web Developer
13 16 (6.50%) Senior Software Developer
14 15 (6.10%) Applications Developer
15 14 (5.69%) .NET Web Developer
15 14 (5.69%) Senior C# Developer
16 11 (4.47%) .NET Applications Developer
16 11 (4.47%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (95.93%) .NET
2 209 (84.96%) ASP.NET
3 158 (64.23%) HTML
4 151 (61.38%) CSS
5 147 (59.76%) .NET Framework
6 138 (56.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 133 (54.07%) jQuery
7 133 (54.07%) Web Services
8 128 (52.03%) Entity Framework
9 116 (47.15%) WCF
10 90 (36.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 78 (31.71%) WPF
12 71 (28.86%) AngularJS
13 66 (26.83%) Ajax
14 63 (25.61%) HTML5
15 55 (22.36%) WinForms
16 52 (21.14%) XML
17 49 (19.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 43 (17.48%) SOAP
19 32 (13.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.91%) User Experience
2 11 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.85%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.85%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.44%) New Media
5 4 (1.63%) Graphic Design
5 4 (1.63%) Social Media
6 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.22%) W3C
7 2 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Animation
8 1 (0.41%) Robotics
8 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 51 (20.73%) Windows
2 5 (2.03%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.81%) Android
3 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (79.27%) MVC
2 93 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (30.89%) TDD
4 66 (26.83%) Web Development
5 33 (13.41%) Web Application Development
6 32 (13.01%) BDD
7 30 (12.20%) Responsive Web Design
8 27 (10.98%) Unit Testing
8 27 (10.98%) Web Design
9 25 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (10.16%) Scrum
10 23 (9.35%) OO
11 18 (7.32%) MVVM
12 17 (6.91%) Multithreading
12 17 (6.91%) SOA
13 13 (5.28%) Cross-Browser Development
14 12 (4.88%) Mobile First
14 12 (4.88%) SDLC
14 12 (4.88%) UML
15 11 (4.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 231 (93.90%) C#
2 162 (65.85%) JavaScript
3 111 (45.12%) SQL
4 49 (19.92%) VB.NET
5 33 (13.41%) T-SQL
6 15 (6.10%) XPath
7 13 (5.28%) VB
8 8 (3.25%) C++
9 7 (2.85%) Java
10 6 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.44%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.63%) XAML
12 3 (1.22%) ANSI SQL
12 3 (1.22%) C
12 3 (1.22%) F#
12 3 (1.22%) R
12 3 (1.22%) VC++
13 2 (0.81%) PHP
14 1 (0.41%) Python
14 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (10.98%) Degree
2 2 (0.81%) HND
2 2 (0.81%) MCP
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.41%) ISEB
3 1 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.41%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 98 (39.84%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.16%) Oracle
3 8 (3.25%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.03%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.63%) Sage
6 3 (1.22%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.41%) Google
7 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.41%) Sun
7 1 (0.41%) Telerik
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