Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 299 337
Rank change year-on-year -51 +38 -114
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 216 324 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 0.93% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 2.44% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 194 308 362
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.59% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £66,250 £64,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 12909 13287 16471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.18% 38.32% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11222 11689 14261
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,343 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,925 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
West Sussex +55 66 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Hampshire -3 50 £42,500 - 2
Thames Valley -71 35 £43,250 -3.89% 9
East Sussex +17 31 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Berkshire +52 25 £42,500 -6.59% 8
Surrey -48 25 £46,500 -19.13% 2
Kent +18 9 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Buckinghamshire -76 9 £44,500 -3.26%
Oxfordshire -16 1 £45,000 - 1
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 216 (100.00%) C#
2 183 (84.72%) .NET
3 163 (75.46%) MVC
4 160 (74.07%) ASP.NET
5 147 (68.06%) JavaScript
6 137 (63.43%) SQL
7 136 (62.96%) CSS
8 129 (59.72%) SQL Server
9 127 (58.80%) HTML
10 122 (56.48%) .NET Framework
10 122 (56.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 105 (48.61%) Entity Framework
11 105 (48.61%) jQuery
12 102 (47.22%) WCF
13 93 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
14 87 (40.28%) AngularJS
15 77 (35.65%) Web Services
16 75 (34.72%) WPF
17 73 (33.80%) ASP.NET Web API
18 68 (31.48%) TDD
19 61 (28.24%) NUnit
20 53 (24.54%) T-SQL
21 52 (24.07%) SQL Server 2008
21 52 (24.07%) Ajax
22 51 (23.61%) Web Development
23 49 (22.69%) Scrum
24 46 (21.30%) Visual Studio
24 46 (21.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 43 (19.91%) Team Foundation Server
26 42 (19.44%) XML

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 17 (7.87%) IIS
2 16 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (5.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.31%) NServiceBus
6 4 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.93%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.85%) InfoPath
1 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.93%) 3ds Max
2 2 (0.93%) Maya
3 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.31%) SaaS
3 4 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.39%) HTTP
3 2 (0.93%) DNS
3 2 (0.93%) Firewall
3 2 (0.93%) IMAP
3 2 (0.93%) Network Security
3 2 (0.93%) SMTP
4 1 (0.46%) Extranet
4 1 (0.46%) Internet
4 1 (0.46%) SMS
4 1 (0.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (59.72%) SQL Server
2 52 (24.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.48%) MySQL
5 13 (6.02%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (4.63%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.24%) GIS
8 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 61 (28.24%) NUnit
2 46 (21.30%) Visual Studio
3 43 (19.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (10.19%) StyleCop
5 18 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 16 (7.41%) LINQPad
7 12 (5.56%) Subversion
8 5 (2.31%) CruiseControl
8 5 (2.31%) NuGet
9 4 (1.85%) MSBuild
9 4 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.39%) JIRA
10 3 (1.39%) MSTest
10 3 (1.39%) Selenium
10 3 (1.39%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.93%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.93%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.93%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.93%) Moq
11 2 (0.93%) Protractor
General
1 31 (14.35%) Finance
2 6 (2.78%) Marketing
2 6 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (1.85%) Back Office
3 4 (1.85%) Retail
4 3 (1.39%) Banking
4 3 (1.39%) Games
4 3 (1.39%) Legal
4 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Front Office
6 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 172 (79.63%) Developer
2 122 (56.48%) .NET Developer
3 99 (45.83%) C# Developer
4 70 (32.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (29.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 60 (27.78%) Software Developer
7 57 (26.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 50 (23.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 44 (20.37%) C# Software Developer
10 35 (16.20%) .NET Software Developer
11 33 (15.28%) Senior Developer
12 30 (13.89%) SQL Developer
13 27 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
14 25 (11.57%) Senior .NET Developer
14 25 (11.57%) Senior C# Developer
15 24 (11.11%) Web Developer
16 23 (10.65%) Applications Developer
16 23 (10.65%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 22 (10.19%) Senior .NET Software Developer
17 22 (10.19%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (84.72%) .NET
2 160 (74.07%) ASP.NET
3 136 (62.96%) CSS
4 127 (58.80%) HTML
5 122 (56.48%) .NET Framework
5 122 (56.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 105 (48.61%) Entity Framework
6 105 (48.61%) jQuery
7 102 (47.22%) WCF
8 87 (40.28%) AngularJS
9 77 (35.65%) Web Services
10 75 (34.72%) WPF
11 73 (33.80%) ASP.NET Web API
12 52 (24.07%) Ajax
13 46 (21.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 42 (19.44%) SOAP
14 42 (19.44%) XML
15 40 (18.52%) REST
16 38 (17.59%) WinForms
17 33 (15.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.41%) Replication
2 11 (5.09%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.24%) Renewable Energy
5 6 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.31%) Animation
7 4 (1.85%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.85%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.93%) HoloLens
8 2 (0.93%) Kinect
8 2 (0.93%) Oculus Rift
8 2 (0.93%) User Experience
8 2 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.28%) Windows
2 22 (10.19%) Windows Server
3 16 (7.41%) Linux
4 9 (4.17%) Android
5 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.93%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (75.46%) MVC
2 93 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (31.48%) TDD
4 51 (23.61%) Web Development
5 49 (22.69%) Scrum
6 24 (11.11%) BDD
7 18 (8.33%) MVVM
7 18 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 17 (7.87%) Web Application Development
9 14 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.02%) OO
10 13 (6.02%) Software Engineering
11 11 (5.09%) Test Automation
12 10 (4.63%) SOA
13 9 (4.17%) Functional Testing
13 9 (4.17%) OOD
14 8 (3.70%) UML
15 7 (3.24%) Android Development
15 7 (3.24%) OOP
15 7 (3.24%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 216 (100.00%) C#
2 147 (68.06%) JavaScript
3 137 (63.43%) SQL
4 53 (24.54%) T-SQL
5 34 (15.74%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.17%) TypeScript
8 7 (3.24%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.78%) ANSI SQL
10 5 (2.31%) C++
10 5 (2.31%) Python
11 3 (1.39%) Java
11 3 (1.39%) VB
12 2 (0.93%) VC++
13 1 (0.46%) C
13 1 (0.46%) F#
Qualifications
1 24 (11.11%) Degree
2 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.31%) ISEB
3 5 (2.31%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (1.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (7.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 42 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.48%) Oracle
3 9 (4.17%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.31%) Telerik
5 4 (1.85%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.93%) BMC
6 2 (0.93%) Samsung
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe
7 1 (0.46%) Google
7 1 (0.46%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.46%) Zend