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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Wales / South Wales
Rank - - 101
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales - - 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £29,000
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 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 344 429 405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 40.00% 34.79% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 308 351 348
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore

LINQ
Top Related 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore