Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England > South West
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 274 295 238
Rank change year-on-year +21 -57 -42
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 58 42 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.57% 0.39% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 0.95% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 57 42 100
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £47,500
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 West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4482 4418 4966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 43.96% 40.52% 41.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3850 3835 4332
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 West

Job postings citing LINQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for LINQ in the South West

LINQ
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for LINQ in the South West

LINQ
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LINQ in the South West over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LINQ in the South West

LINQ
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LINQ within the South West region over the 6 months to 25 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
Dorset +29 35 £42,500 +30.77% 3
Bristol -18 7 £52,000 +30.00%
Gloucestershire +13 4 £30,750 -12.14% 2
Wiltshire +6 4 £41,250 +22.22% 2
Devon +15 3 £35,000 +16.67%
Somerset -3 3 £38,750 +40.91%
LINQ
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 55 (94.83%) .NET
2 54 (93.10%) C#
3 53 (91.38%) MVC
4 50 (86.21%) jQuery
5 48 (82.76%) JavaScript
5 48 (82.76%) SQL Server
6 46 (79.31%) SQL
7 45 (77.59%) ASP.NET
8 42 (72.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (70.69%) CSS
10 40 (68.97%) HTML
10 40 (68.97%) Microsoft
11 24 (41.38%) Web Development
12 23 (39.66%) T-SQL
12 23 (39.66%) Visual Studio
13 22 (37.93%) .NET Framework
13 22 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (37.93%) Entity Framework
14 19 (32.76%) Web Services
14 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (31.03%) Razor View Engine
16 16 (27.59%) Subversion
17 15 (25.86%) VB.NET
17 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 13 (22.41%) Automotive
18 13 (22.41%) CMS
18 13 (22.41%) SOAP
18 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (22.41%) Umbraco
18 13 (22.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

LINQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (22.41%) CMS
1 13 (22.41%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) Drupal
3 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) SaaS
4 2 (3.45%) Office 365
5 1 (1.72%) GitHub
5 1 (1.72%) IaaS
5 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Extranet
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (82.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.72%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (39.66%) Visual Studio
2 22 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (27.59%) Subversion
4 13 (22.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.90%) MSTest
6 4 (6.90%) NUnit
7 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.72%) Grunt
8 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.72%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.72%) ReSharper
General
1 13 (22.41%) Automotive
2 8 (13.79%) Marketing
2 8 (13.79%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Local Government
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (100.00%) Developer
2 38 (65.52%) .NET Developer
3 30 (51.72%) C# Developer
4 24 (41.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 22 (37.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (29.31%) Senior Developer
8 16 (27.59%) Software Developer
9 14 (24.14%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (20.69%) Senior C# Developer
11 11 (18.97%) .NET Applications Developer
11 11 (18.97%) .NET Web Applications Developer
11 11 (18.97%) Applications Developer
11 11 (18.97%) Web Applications Developer
11 11 (18.97%) Web Developer
12 10 (17.24%) .NET Web Developer
12 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
12 10 (17.24%) C# Application Developer
12 10 (17.24%) C# Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (94.83%) .NET
2 50 (86.21%) jQuery
3 45 (77.59%) ASP.NET
4 42 (72.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (70.69%) CSS
6 40 (68.97%) HTML
7 22 (37.93%) .NET Framework
7 22 (37.93%) Entity Framework
8 19 (32.76%) Web Services
9 18 (31.03%) Razor View Engine
10 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (22.41%) REST
11 13 (22.41%) SOAP
12 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
13 8 (13.79%) Kendo UI
14 7 (12.07%) WCF
15 5 (8.62%) HTML5
15 5 (8.62%) WPF
16 4 (6.90%) WF
16 4 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Social Media
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (91.38%) MVC
2 24 (41.38%) Web Development
3 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.41%) Web Application Development
5 10 (17.24%) TDD
6 8 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 8 (13.79%) OO
7 6 (10.34%) Analytics
7 6 (10.34%) Data Analytics
7 6 (10.34%) Data-Driven Marketing
8 5 (8.62%) OOP
8 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.17%) BDD
9 3 (5.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.17%) Front End Development
9 3 (5.17%) Scrum
10 2 (3.45%) Project Management
10 2 (3.45%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 54 (93.10%) C#
2 48 (82.76%) JavaScript
3 46 (79.31%) SQL
4 23 (39.66%) T-SQL
5 15 (25.86%) VB.NET
6 7 (12.07%) PHP
7 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.45%) C
8 2 (3.45%) C++
8 2 (3.45%) Java
9 1 (1.72%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Telerik
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe
3 1 (1.72%) Cadence
3 1 (1.72%) SAP