The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 - 99
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.55% - 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.53% - 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 262 359 378
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 35.99% 32.08% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 245 328 317
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,806 £25,000 £27,386
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

LINQ
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LINQ in South Wales.

Salary trend for LINQ in South Wales

LINQ
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Cardiff - 3 £40,000 - 2
Newport - 1 £33,348 -
LINQ
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI
3 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
General
1 3 (75.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft