Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 343 303
Rank change year-on-year -2 -40 +30
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 201 212 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.73% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 1.75% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 181 191 332
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +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 12,540 12,139 13,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.04% 41.91% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10,859 10,506 12,252
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,250 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £63,750
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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +18 62 £47,500 +5.56% 18
Hampshire -5 58 £45,000 +12.50% 8
West Sussex -24 36 £42,500 - 6
Berkshire -1 26 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Buckinghamshire +21 24 £46,250 +2.78% 5
Surrey +16 20 £42,500 -22.73% 5
Oxfordshire 0 12 - - 2
East Sussex -33 11 £40,000 +3.23%
Kent +9 9 £37,500 - 2
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 195 (97.01%) C#
2 193 (96.02%) .NET
3 157 (78.11%) ASP.NET
4 142 (70.65%) JavaScript
5 140 (69.65%) MVC
6 137 (68.16%) .NET Framework
7 127 (63.18%) HTML
8 123 (61.19%) Entity Framework
9 122 (60.70%) CSS
10 121 (60.20%) jQuery
11 106 (52.74%) SQL
12 104 (51.74%) WCF
13 98 (48.76%) SQL Server
14 97 (48.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 81 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
16 75 (37.31%) Web Services
17 68 (33.83%) TDD
17 68 (33.83%) ASP.NET Web API
18 61 (30.35%) WPF
19 53 (26.37%) Web Development
20 51 (25.37%) Visual Studio
21 48 (23.88%) AngularJS
22 46 (22.89%) XML
23 44 (21.89%) NUnit
24 43 (21.39%) Team Foundation Server
25 42 (20.90%) IIS
26 41 (20.40%) HTML5
27 39 (19.40%) Scrum
28 38 (18.91%) Problem-Solving
29 36 (17.91%) Microsoft

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 42 (20.90%) IIS
2 10 (4.98%) CMS
3 9 (4.48%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.99%) Confluence
5 4 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.00%) Mendix
7 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Doxygen
1 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.48%) DNS
2 6 (2.99%) IMAP
2 6 (2.99%) Internet
2 6 (2.99%) SMTP
3 1 (0.50%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) SMS
3 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (48.76%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.47%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (2.49%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.00%) GIS
8 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.50%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (25.37%) Visual Studio
2 44 (21.89%) NUnit
3 43 (21.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (14.93%) StyleCop
5 24 (11.94%) Git (software)
6 19 (9.45%) MSBuild
7 15 (7.46%) ReSharper
8 14 (6.97%) TeamCity
9 13 (6.47%) JIRA
10 12 (5.97%) Grunt
10 12 (5.97%) gulp
11 5 (2.49%) InstallShield
11 5 (2.49%) Moq
12 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (1.49%) Selenium
13 3 (1.49%) SpecFlow
14 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
14 2 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
15 1 (0.50%) PhantomJS
General
1 34 (16.92%) Finance
2 13 (6.47%) Retail
3 7 (3.48%) Marketing
4 6 (2.99%) Back Office
5 5 (2.49%) Legal
6 3 (1.49%) Games
7 2 (1.00%) German Language
7 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 187 (93.03%) Developer
2 121 (60.20%) C# Developer
3 97 (48.26%) .NET Developer
4 61 (30.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (15.42%) ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (14.43%) Software Developer
7 26 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 26 (12.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (12.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 26 (12.94%) Senior Developer
8 22 (10.95%) .NET Software Developer
8 22 (10.95%) Web Developer
9 20 (9.95%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (8.96%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (7.46%) C# Web Developer
12 10 (4.98%) Senior C# Developer
13 9 (4.48%) Angular Developer
13 9 (4.48%) Backend Developer
13 9 (4.48%) Senior Web Developer
14 8 (3.98%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (96.02%) .NET
2 157 (78.11%) ASP.NET
3 137 (68.16%) .NET Framework
4 127 (63.18%) HTML
5 123 (61.19%) Entity Framework
6 122 (60.70%) CSS
7 121 (60.20%) jQuery
8 104 (51.74%) WCF
9 97 (48.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 75 (37.31%) Web Services
11 68 (33.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 61 (30.35%) WPF
13 48 (23.88%) AngularJS
14 46 (22.89%) XML
15 41 (20.40%) HTML5
16 34 (16.92%) REST
17 33 (16.42%) KnockoutJS
18 30 (14.93%) JSON
19 28 (13.93%) Ajax
20 22 (10.95%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.96%) User Experience
3 14 (6.97%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.47%) Algorithms
5 12 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (5.47%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (4.48%) Fintech
8 4 (1.99%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.49%) FMCG
9 3 (1.49%) W3C
10 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.94%) Windows
2 7 (3.48%) Linux
3 6 (2.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (69.65%) MVC
2 81 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (33.83%) TDD
4 53 (26.37%) Web Development
5 39 (19.40%) Scrum
6 38 (18.91%) Problem-Solving
7 36 (17.91%) Unit Testing
8 25 (12.44%) OO
9 19 (9.45%) MVVM
9 19 (9.45%) OOD
10 16 (7.96%) SOLID
11 15 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (7.46%) SDLC
12 13 (6.47%) Pair Programming
13 11 (5.47%) Project Management
13 11 (5.47%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (4.98%) A/B Testing
14 10 (4.98%) Web Design
15 9 (4.48%) Integration Testing
15 9 (4.48%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 195 (97.01%) C#
2 142 (70.65%) JavaScript
3 106 (52.74%) SQL
4 29 (14.43%) T-SQL
5 26 (12.94%) TypeScript
6 9 (4.48%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.98%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.49%) C++
8 5 (2.49%) VB
8 5 (2.49%) XAML
9 4 (1.99%) VBScript
10 3 (1.49%) R
11 2 (1.00%) Java
12 1 (0.50%) F#
12 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (13.93%) Degree
2 5 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.99%) DICOM
2 3 (1.49%) HL7
3 1 (0.50%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.47%) Sitecore
3 11 (5.47%) Oracle
4 3 (1.49%) Thunderhead