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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
England / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 206 174
Rank change year-on-year -4 -32  
Permanent jobs citing LINQ 21 35 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.67% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 1.70% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 20 35 76
Median salary £38,750 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
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 the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2370 2060 2543
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 44.74% 39.33% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2055 1794 2218
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LINQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 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
Wiltshire -3 6 £35,000 +3.70% 4
Bristol -24 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Gloucestershire +2 2 £33,750 +12.50%
Dorset -9 2 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Cornwall - 2 £33,000 -
Devon -6 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Somerset -7 1 £44,000 +13.54%
LINQ
England

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 West region with a requirement for LINQ.

1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (91.18%) .NET
3 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET
4 27 (79.41%) MVC
5 24 (70.59%) SQL
5 24 (70.59%) SQL Server
5 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
6 22 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (61.76%) HTML
8 20 (58.82%) CSS
9 16 (47.06%) TDD
10 15 (44.12%) XML
10 15 (44.12%) .NET Framework
11 14 (41.18%) T-SQL
12 13 (38.24%) Entity Framework
13 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (35.29%) jQuery
14 8 (23.53%) Subversion
14 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
15 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (20.59%) Ajax
15 7 (20.59%) WCF
15 7 (20.59%) Web Services
16 6 (17.65%) Finance
16 6 (17.65%) HTTP
16 6 (17.65%) TeamCity
16 6 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
17 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
17 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Drupal
2 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 4 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) Extranet
2 3 (8.82%) Intranet
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Subversion
2 6 (17.65%) TeamCity
3 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.82%) MSTest
4 3 (8.82%) NUnit
4 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.94%) Grunt
6 1 (2.94%) JIRA
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 9 (26.47%) C# Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) .NET
2 28 (82.35%) ASP.NET
3 22 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (61.76%) HTML
5 20 (58.82%) CSS
6 15 (44.12%) .NET Framework
6 15 (44.12%) XML
7 13 (38.24%) Entity Framework
8 12 (35.29%) jQuery
9 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
10 7 (20.59%) Ajax
10 7 (20.59%) WCF
10 7 (20.59%) Web Services
11 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (14.71%) WPF
12 4 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (11.76%) SignalR
12 4 (11.76%) StructureMap
12 4 (11.76%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Social Media
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) FMCG
4 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Android
2 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) MVC
2 16 (47.06%) TDD
3 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Asynchronous Programming
7 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
7 4 (11.76%) OO
7 4 (11.76%) Push Notifications
7 4 (11.76%) Web Development
8 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.88%) ETL
9 2 (5.88%) OOP
9 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.88%) Project Management
9 2 (5.88%) Scrum
9 2 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 24 (70.59%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.82%) C++
4 3 (8.82%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.88%) C
5 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe
2 1 (2.94%) Telerik
2 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
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