Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 378 310 287
Rank change year-on-year -68 -23 +1
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 164 245 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.84% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 2.08% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 157 211 389
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% -1.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £58,750 £60,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +8.43%

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 13,398 11,803 14,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.54% 40.32% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11,802 10,215 13,196
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 20 June 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 20 June 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
Hampshire -15 47 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Thames Valley -73 35 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Surrey +6 27 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Berkshire -16 23 £52,500 +23.53% 6
East Sussex -11 21 £40,000 -33.33% 1
West Sussex -17 21 £42,500 - 1
Kent +7 12 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Buckinghamshire -37 12 £45,000 - 3
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 162 (98.78%) C#
2 149 (90.85%) .NET
3 126 (76.83%) ASP.NET
4 105 (64.02%) JavaScript
5 97 (59.15%) CSS
6 92 (56.10%) SQL
6 92 (56.10%) .NET Framework
7 91 (55.49%) MVC
8 89 (54.27%) WCF
9 84 (51.22%) HTML
10 81 (49.39%) Entity Framework
11 78 (47.56%) jQuery
12 59 (35.98%) AngularJS
13 57 (34.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 55 (33.54%) SQL Server
15 50 (30.49%) Visual Studio
16 49 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
17 48 (29.27%) WPF
18 45 (27.44%) ASP.NET Web API
19 43 (26.22%) Web Services
20 40 (24.39%) T-SQL
20 40 (24.39%) TDD
21 39 (23.78%) XML
22 38 (23.17%) Unit Testing
23 36 (21.95%) NUnit
24 35 (21.34%) Web Development
24 35 (21.34%) REST
25 34 (20.73%) Scrum
26 32 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
27 29 (17.68%) SOAP

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 9 (5.49%) IIS
2 5 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.22%) Confluence
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.61%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.05%) Firewall
1 5 (3.05%) Network Security
2 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) DNS
3 1 (0.61%) IMAP
3 1 (0.61%) SMS
3 1 (0.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (33.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.37%) MySQL
3 7 (4.27%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 50 (30.49%) Visual Studio
2 36 (21.95%) NUnit
3 24 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (12.80%) StyleCop
5 9 (5.49%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.66%) Moq
7 5 (3.05%) Fiddler
7 5 (3.05%) LINQPad
8 4 (2.44%) Jasmine
8 4 (2.44%) ReSharper
8 4 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.83%) JIRA
9 3 (1.83%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.83%) Protractor
10 2 (1.22%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.22%) MSTest
10 2 (1.22%) Selenium
10 2 (1.22%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (9.15%) Finance
2 3 (1.83%) Marketing
3 2 (1.22%) Back Office
3 2 (1.22%) Retail
4 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 138 (84.15%) Developer
2 67 (40.85%) C# Developer
3 58 (35.37%) .NET Developer
4 49 (29.88%) Software Developer
5 32 (19.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (15.85%) C# Software Developer
7 24 (14.63%) Senior Developer
8 20 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
9 19 (11.59%) .NET Software Developer
10 18 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 17 (10.37%) Applications Developer
12 16 (9.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (7.93%) Angular Developer
13 13 (7.93%) C# Application Developer
14 12 (7.32%) Senior Software Developer
15 9 (5.49%) Backend Developer
16 8 (4.88%) Junior
16 8 (4.88%) Junior .NET Developer
16 8 (4.88%) Junior Developer
17 7 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (90.85%) .NET
2 126 (76.83%) ASP.NET
3 97 (59.15%) CSS
4 92 (56.10%) .NET Framework
5 89 (54.27%) WCF
6 84 (51.22%) HTML
7 81 (49.39%) Entity Framework
8 78 (47.56%) jQuery
9 59 (35.98%) AngularJS
10 57 (34.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (29.27%) WPF
12 45 (27.44%) ASP.NET Web API
13 43 (26.22%) Web Services
14 39 (23.78%) XML
15 35 (21.34%) REST
16 29 (17.68%) SOAP
17 27 (16.46%) WinForms
18 22 (13.41%) JSON
19 20 (12.20%) Ajax
20 18 (10.98%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.88%) Animation
2 7 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.66%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.05%) Replication
5 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.22%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.71%) Windows
2 8 (4.88%) Linux
3 7 (4.27%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.05%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (55.49%) MVC
2 49 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (24.39%) TDD
4 38 (23.17%) Unit Testing
5 35 (21.34%) Web Development
6 34 (20.73%) Scrum
7 24 (14.63%) MVVM
8 21 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (10.98%) Software Engineering
10 14 (8.54%) SDLC
11 13 (7.93%) Mentoring
12 11 (6.71%) Cross-Browser Development
13 10 (6.10%) Web Design
14 9 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (5.49%) Project Management
15 8 (4.88%) 3D Animation
15 8 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
15 8 (4.88%) Functional Testing
15 8 (4.88%) OOP
15 8 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 162 (98.78%) C#
2 105 (64.02%) JavaScript
3 92 (56.10%) SQL
4 40 (24.39%) T-SQL
5 21 (12.80%) TypeScript
6 18 (10.98%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.88%) Python
8 6 (3.66%) C++
9 5 (3.05%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.83%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.61%) F#
11 1 (0.61%) VB
11 1 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (8.54%) Degree
2 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) HL7
3 1 (0.61%) DICOM
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.15%) Capita
3 6 (3.66%) Oracle
4 5 (3.05%) BMC
5 4 (2.44%) Adobe
6 3 (1.83%) Thunderhead