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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England / South East
Rank 273 265 258
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 117 207 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.78% 1.07% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 2.82% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 102 199 194
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £34,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 5903 7339 7792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 39.60% 38.07% 37.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5104 6555 6761
Median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Buckinghamshire +15 32 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Berkshire +28 25 £37,500 -25.00% 5
West Sussex +19 14 £39,500 -7.05% 1
Hampshire -21 13 £35,000 -3.44% 4
Kent +29 10 £36,250 -9.37% 2
Surrey +19 7 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Oxfordshire +10 7 £45,000 -14.28% 2
East Sussex -19 6 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Middlesex +10 3 £47,500 +5.55%
LINQ
England

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 248 (98.80%) .NET
2 236 (94.02%) C#
3 209 (83.27%) ASP.NET
4 196 (78.09%) MVC
5 181 (72.11%) SQL Server
6 176 (70.12%) .NET Framework
7 172 (68.53%) HTML
7 172 (68.53%) JavaScript
7 172 (68.53%) CSS
8 139 (55.38%) WCF
8 139 (55.38%) jQuery
9 138 (54.98%) Entity Framework
10 136 (54.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 119 (47.41%) Web Services
12 98 (39.04%) SQL
12 98 (39.04%) TDD
13 93 (37.05%) Agile Software Development
14 88 (35.06%) Microsoft
15 80 (31.87%) Ajax
16 79 (31.47%) ASP.NET Web API
17 76 (30.28%) AngularJS
18 75 (29.88%) HTML5
19 72 (28.69%) WPF
19 72 (28.69%) VB.NET
20 71 (28.29%) Web Development
21 69 (27.49%) WinForms
22 67 (26.69%) XML
23 52 (20.72%) NUnit
23 52 (20.72%) Visual Studio
24 51 (20.32%) Team Foundation Server

LINQ
Top Related 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 36 (14.34%) IIS
2 9 (3.59%) CMS
3 5 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.20%) MS Office
2 3 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.40%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.19%) SaaS
3 6 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.20%) Internet
2 3 (1.20%) Multicast
2 3 (1.20%) SSL
3 1 (0.40%) Extranet
3 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (72.11%) SQL Server
2 40 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (7.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 19 (7.57%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.58%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.39%) Redis
8 5 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.99%) SSDT
9 3 (1.20%) Big Data
9 3 (1.20%) MySQL
10 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.80%) OLAP
11 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.40%) OLTP
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (20.72%) NUnit
1 52 (20.72%) Visual Studio
2 51 (20.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (10.36%) Subversion
4 22 (8.76%) Git (software)
5 14 (5.58%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.78%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (3.59%) Grunt
7 9 (3.59%) gulp
7 9 (3.59%) MSBuild
8 7 (2.79%) JIRA
8 7 (2.79%) StyleCop
9 6 (2.39%) Moq
10 3 (1.20%) FxCop
10 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.20%) ReSharper
10 3 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.80%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.80%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.80%) Protractor
General
1 20 (7.97%) Finance
2 12 (4.78%) Brand Awareness
2 12 (4.78%) Electronics
3 11 (4.38%) Advertising
4 9 (3.59%) Retail
5 6 (2.39%) Publishing
6 4 (1.59%) Marketing
7 3 (1.20%) Automotive
7 3 (1.20%) Games
7 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.80%) Banking
8 2 (0.80%) German Language
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 247 (98.41%) Developer
2 152 (60.56%) .NET Developer
3 131 (52.19%) C# Developer
4 87 (34.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 80 (31.87%) Software Developer
6 55 (21.91%) ASP.NET Developer
7 44 (17.53%) Senior Developer
8 40 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 39 (15.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 31 (12.35%) Senior C# Developer
10 31 (12.35%) Web Developer
11 30 (11.95%) C# Software Developer
12 29 (11.55%) .NET Software Developer
13 24 (9.56%) Senior .NET Developer
14 22 (8.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 22 (8.76%) VB.NET Developer
15 17 (6.77%) .NET Web Developer
16 15 (5.98%) Lead C# Developer
16 15 (5.98%) Lead Developer
17 14 (5.58%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (98.80%) .NET
2 209 (83.27%) ASP.NET
3 176 (70.12%) .NET Framework
4 172 (68.53%) CSS
4 172 (68.53%) HTML
5 139 (55.38%) jQuery
5 139 (55.38%) WCF
6 138 (54.98%) Entity Framework
7 136 (54.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 119 (47.41%) Web Services
9 80 (31.87%) Ajax
10 79 (31.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 76 (30.28%) AngularJS
12 75 (29.88%) HTML5
13 72 (28.69%) WPF
14 69 (27.49%) WinForms
15 67 (26.69%) XML
16 50 (19.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 47 (18.73%) XSLT
18 41 (16.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.95%) User Experience
2 8 (3.19%) Social Network
3 7 (2.79%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.79%) Social Media
4 6 (2.39%) New Media
5 5 (1.99%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.59%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.80%) W3C
8 1 (0.40%) Animation
8 1 (0.40%) Robotics
8 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.53%) Windows
2 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.40%) Android
3 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (78.09%) MVC
2 98 (39.04%) TDD
3 93 (37.05%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (28.29%) Web Development
5 39 (15.54%) Responsive Web Design
6 38 (15.14%) Scrum
7 35 (13.94%) Web Design
8 34 (13.55%) SDLC
9 33 (13.15%) OO
10 29 (11.55%) BDD
11 23 (9.16%) Mobile First
12 20 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (7.17%) MVVM
14 17 (6.77%) Multithreading
15 16 (6.37%) Line Management
15 16 (6.37%) Web Application Development
16 15 (5.98%) Cross-Browser Development
17 14 (5.58%) E-Commerce
18 11 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
18 11 (4.38%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 236 (94.02%) C#
2 172 (68.53%) JavaScript
3 98 (39.04%) SQL
4 72 (28.69%) VB.NET
5 46 (18.33%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.38%) XPath
7 10 (3.98%) XAML
8 6 (2.39%) VB
9 5 (1.99%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.59%) C++
10 4 (1.59%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.20%) Java
11 3 (1.20%) R
11 3 (1.20%) VC++
12 1 (0.40%) Python
12 1 (0.40%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (6.77%) Degree
2 2 (0.80%) HND
2 2 (0.80%) MCP
3 1 (0.40%) MCAD
3 1 (0.40%) MCSD
3 1 (0.40%) MCTS
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.40%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 88 (35.06%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.37%) Sitecore
3 11 (4.38%) Oracle
4 7 (2.79%) PayPal
5 3 (1.20%) Thunderhead
6 2 (0.80%) Adobe
6 2 (0.80%) Sage
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.40%) Telerik
7 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 26 days holiday, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c. £60k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £650000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension and Holiday
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Pass software Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Pass software Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Outstanding package
Posted: 25 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: Competitive plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 25 days ago