Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 331 335 299
Rank change year-on-year +4 -36 +42
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 201 222 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.72% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 1.69% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 189 202 260
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,875 £66,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 10,943 13,130 12,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.18% 42.86% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9,409 11,420 10,529
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 21 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +46 63 £47,500 +5.56% 16
West Sussex -9 53 £42,500 - 6
Hampshire +16 49 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Berkshire 0 32 £46,250 -11.90% 10
Surrey +29 26 £42,500 -8.60% 7
Buckinghamshire +24 20 £47,500 +23.38% 5
Oxfordshire - 11 £47,500 - 1
East Sussex -33 6 £40,000 - 1
Kent +24 4 £37,500 - 1
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 195 (97.01%) .NET
2 192 (95.52%) C#
3 165 (82.09%) .NET Framework
4 156 (77.61%) MVC
5 152 (75.62%) Entity Framework
6 151 (75.12%) ASP.NET
7 145 (72.14%) JavaScript
8 125 (62.19%) HTML
9 124 (61.69%) jQuery
10 118 (58.71%) SQL
10 118 (58.71%) WCF
11 114 (56.72%) CSS
12 110 (54.73%) SQL Server
13 108 (53.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 92 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
15 76 (37.81%) Web Services
16 74 (36.82%) TDD
17 55 (27.36%) Team Foundation Server
18 53 (26.37%) XML
19 50 (24.88%) ASP.NET Web API
20 49 (24.38%) WPF
21 44 (21.89%) Visual Studio
21 44 (21.89%) Web Development
22 43 (21.39%) IIS
23 42 (20.90%) Scrum
24 41 (20.40%) NUnit
25 40 (19.90%) Finance
26 32 (15.92%) AngularJS
26 32 (15.92%) HTML5
27 31 (15.42%) SQL Server 2008

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 43 (21.39%) IIS
2 10 (4.98%) CMS
2 10 (4.98%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.00%) Confluence
3 2 (1.00%) Mendix
4 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.50%) npm
3 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.48%) DNS
2 8 (3.98%) IMAP
2 8 (3.98%) Internet
2 8 (3.98%) SMTP
3 6 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (2.99%) Network Security
4 5 (2.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (54.73%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (11.94%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.48%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.99%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.99%) Redis
9 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.00%) GIS
10 2 (1.00%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.50%) MySQL
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (27.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (21.89%) Visual Studio
3 41 (20.40%) NUnit
4 29 (14.43%) StyleCop
5 26 (12.94%) Git (software)
6 25 (12.44%) TeamCity
7 15 (7.46%) Jenkins
7 15 (7.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (6.47%) MSBuild
9 11 (5.47%) ReSharper
10 10 (4.98%) Grunt
10 10 (4.98%) gulp
11 8 (3.98%) InstallShield
12 6 (2.99%) Moq
13 5 (2.49%) JIRA
14 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
16 2 (1.00%) Jasmine
16 2 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
16 2 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 40 (19.90%) Finance
2 15 (7.46%) Retail
3 5 (2.49%) Legal
4 4 (1.99%) Back Office
4 4 (1.99%) Games
5 2 (1.00%) Marketing
5 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 187 (93.03%) Developer
2 133 (66.17%) C# Developer
3 121 (60.20%) .NET Developer
4 86 (42.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (27.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 47 (23.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 36 (17.91%) Full Stack Developer
8 35 (17.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 24 (11.94%) Software Developer
10 21 (10.45%) SQL Developer
11 19 (9.45%) C# Software Developer
11 19 (9.45%) JavaScript Developer
11 19 (9.45%) Senior Developer
12 18 (8.96%) WinForms Developer
13 17 (8.46%) .NET Software Developer
14 16 (7.96%) Web Developer
15 15 (7.46%) DevOps Developer
16 13 (6.47%) HTML CSS Developer
16 13 (6.47%) HTML Developer
17 12 (5.97%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (97.01%) .NET
2 165 (82.09%) .NET Framework
3 152 (75.62%) Entity Framework
4 151 (75.12%) ASP.NET
5 125 (62.19%) HTML
6 124 (61.69%) jQuery
7 118 (58.71%) WCF
8 114 (56.72%) CSS
9 108 (53.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 76 (37.81%) Web Services
11 53 (26.37%) XML
12 50 (24.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 49 (24.38%) WPF
14 32 (15.92%) AngularJS
14 32 (15.92%) HTML5
15 29 (14.43%) Ajax
15 29 (14.43%) KnockoutJS
16 26 (12.94%) WinForms
17 25 (12.44%) JSON
18 24 (11.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.45%) Algorithms
2 17 (8.46%) User Experience
3 13 (6.47%) Fintech
4 10 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.98%) FMCG
6 5 (2.49%) W3C
7 4 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.93%) Windows
2 9 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (77.61%) MVC
2 92 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (36.82%) TDD
4 44 (21.89%) Web Development
5 42 (20.90%) Scrum
6 27 (13.43%) SDLC
6 27 (13.43%) Unit Testing
7 21 (10.45%) SOLID
8 20 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (9.45%) SOA
10 16 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (7.46%) DevOps
11 15 (7.46%) Front End Development
12 14 (6.97%) OO
13 13 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (5.97%) OOD
15 11 (5.47%) Project Management
15 11 (5.47%) Web Design
16 10 (4.98%) A/B Testing
16 10 (4.98%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 192 (95.52%) C#
2 145 (72.14%) JavaScript
3 118 (58.71%) SQL
4 31 (15.42%) T-SQL
5 16 (7.96%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.47%) TypeScript
7 7 (3.48%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.99%) VBScript
9 3 (1.49%) R
10 2 (1.00%) F#
10 2 (1.00%) Java
11 1 (0.50%) PHP
11 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (11.44%) Degree
2 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) HL7
1 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.50%) PMO
1 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.96%) Oracle
3 12 (5.97%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.99%) Cisco
5 3 (1.49%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe